Rocky Johnson has fallen
On Wednesday 15th January 2020, Rocky Johnson, a legend in pro-wrestling, passed away at the age of 75. He was father to another well-known WWE superstar Dwayne Johnson, known around the world under his pseudonym ‘The Rock’.
WWE announced the death of the former pro-wrestler on social media but did not specify the reason behind his death.
Wayde Douglas Bowles, as was his real name, will go down a legend in the world of sport. After his retirement from the field in 1991, Rocky Johnson swapped his role as a father for that of a mentor in order to train his worthy successor, his own son, Dwayne Johnson. The two men both joined the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson made a post on Instagram in memory of his late father and received thousands of comments from supporters and well-wishers.