WWE: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson lands Jim Ross for a new wrestling show

The Rock is plotting a new wrestling show (Image: WWE)

Jim ‘JR’ Ross is working on a new wrestling series produced by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

The WWE legend, who now works for rival promotion AEW, has revealed that he will be joining fellow Hall of Famers Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, Ted DiBiase and Michael Hayes in a yet to be announced venture held by the company. Seven Bucks Productions of the Hollywood star. .

He said: “I’m going to be working with Rock’s company coming up, going back and looking at the territories, I’m not sure if the platform is going to be broadcast, but I was really happy to get the chance or have the opportunity to be involved.

‘I suppose it would be a good little concert, I think Jake will accompany me [Roberts], Michael Hayes and Ted DiBiase. Let’s first look at the Mid-South territory. So it should be fun.

Good Old JR played a major role in developing The Rock in wrestling, praising the former world champion for the way he became a global star.

Speaking on his Grilling JR podcast, he added: “Rock is a great example of being hugely successful and one of the reasons is that he’s surrounded himself with like-minded people who have great product knowledge.”

Johnson has already looked back on earlier times in the wrestling business through his sitcom Young Rock.

One story we’d love to hear Dwayne take on one day is the recent revelation that he would have fought a bear on Wall Street had Vince McMahon broken through in the year 2000.

He says, “And I want a bear. I want The Rock to fight a bear.” The Brahma bull against the bear,’ recalled WWE executive Bruce Prichard, who pointed out some key problems with the gimmick.

‘You had the animal rights activists who wouldn’t look kindly on a struggling bear. Although human rights activists should probably have been alarmed. Because believe me, the bear always passes.

Meanwhile, fans are hoping The Rock will return to the ring for WWE at WrestleMania 39, where the stage could be set for a dream match against his cousin Roman Reigns.

Speech exclusively to Metro.co.ukTribal Chief special counsel Paul Heyman previously joked: “I applaud Dwayne The Rock Johnson for keeping his name in the media by expressing his desire to step into the ring with the number one box office attraction in sports, entertainment or sports entertainment.” . , Roman Reigns.

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