Dwayne Johnson, a prominent Hollywood star, emerged from his roots as a professional wrestler before becoming a blockbuster powerhouse.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as “The Rock,” is famously known for achieving unparalleled success on the big screen. However, his journey includes notable setbacks from other stars, Disney, and much more. Dwayne Johnson has dealt with setbacks such as when he was defeated by John Cena at WrestleMania just a year after triumphing over the star of The Suicide Squad. Brian Myers, also known as Curt Hawkins, disclosed in an interview that he aided Johnson’s preparation for the match against Cena.
Dwayne Johnson has starred in The Scorpion King (2002), Fast & Furious, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, San Andreas, The Game Plan and he was the Demi God in Moana. John Cena is another star who was a wrestler before starring in films such as The Marine (2006), 12 Rounds (2009), Trainwreck (2015), and Daddy’s Home.
Dwayne Johnson and John Cena faced off twice, in 2012 and 2014. Although Dwayne Johnson emerged victorious in their initial encounter, he suffered defeat at the hands of the Suicide Squad actor in their subsequent ring battle.
Fandomwire reported on Dwayne Johnson and how he prepared against John Cena. Johnson used former wrestler and WWE champion Brian Myers, also known as Curt Hawkis, to shed light on the training process. Myers and fellow wrestler Joe Hennings were chosen to be Johnson’s secret weapons or partners during his preparations for the match against John Cena. Dwayne Johnson’s dedication is evident from his intense training regimen, showcasing his commitment to excellence.
Interestingly, despite their on-screen rivalry and the intense competition they displayed in the wrestling ring, Johnson and Cena maintain a cordial and supportive relationship off-camera. Over time, their interactions have revealed a mutual respect for accomplishments and dedication to their craft. They often admire one another’s work ethic and commitment, highlighting the shared challenges they’ve faced in both wrestling and the entertainment industry.