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WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson Dies at 75

Father of Dwayne “The Rock”, Rocky Johnson has died, World Wrestling Entertainment announced Wednesday. He was 75.

Former World Tag Team Champions was the first African-American World Tag Team Champions in the organization’s history on Dec. 10, 1983, according to WWE.

In 1991, the “Soul Man” retired from the ring.

Post-retirement, he helped train his son, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who has now become one of the biggest stars in sports-entertainment.

In 2008, Johnson was inducted by The Rock into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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