from vince mcmahon to the undertaker : wrestlers who have been depicted on Young Rock show
Young Rock regularly features on-screen versions of Dwayne Johnson and his famous wrestling family, including his father Tony Atlas. However, Young Rock introduces a much wider cast of prominent wrestlers.
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The Iron Sheik
The Sheik was one of the biggest villains in WWF during the 1980s, including holding the WWF World Title immediately before Hulk Hogan and winning the World Tag Titles on the first editions of WWF's landmark show Wrestlemania.
Dwayne also encounters Mick Foley under his masked persona "Mankind," who offers some support, fitting Foley's reputation as one of wrestling's nice guys. Having previously wrestled for WCW and ECW, Foley attained his greatest fame in WWF
In Young Rock season 2, episode 8, Dwayne meets his future rival Steve Austin, then still working under his "Ringmaster" persona. Austin would soon adopt the more familiar moniker of "Stone Cold" and become one of the most successful wrestlers ever.
There really was a pro wrestler named Mantaur, an example of the over-the-top characters that populated mid-1990s WWF. Pro wrestler Mike Haluc was transformed into a minotaur-like monster.
The last wrestler who appears in the locker room scene in Young Rock season 2, episode 8 is The Undertaker, portrayed as an intimidating locker room leader and played by Josh Rawiri. At the time, The Undertaker was one of the WWF's biggest stars, and he would continue to be so for the next two decades.
Adam Ray reprises his role as WWF owner Vince McMahon in Young Rock season 2, episode 8. After buying WWF from his father in 1982, McMahon expanded the company across the globe, driving most of his competition out of business.