WATCH: Dwayne Johnson Goes Into ‘The Rock’ Mode After UFC 274

Published 05/08/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

Dwayne Johnson’s love for WWE is well known by everyone in his fan base. The Brahma Bull has attended several UFC events and while he is not attending the show, he supports the MMA stars through his social media.

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Recently, during the latest UFC 274 event, we saw how much Johnson was interested in every match. Following the event, Dwayne Johnson went into The Rock mode on his Instagram. He shared a reel with the caption, “Iron Paradise aka Home of the Smolder 🤨🔥😂 Lets get to work. #wolfisscratchin 🐺 @projectrock 💪🏾”

 

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After watching some great fights at the UFC 274 event, Johnson wished to re-live his WWE days by smoldering like The Rock. He was working out in the morning as per his daily routine when he posted this reel.

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It is always a treat to see Dwayne Johnson going into The Rock mode at times. Even if Johnson isn’t a regular in WWE, he has kept the aura of The Rock in the movies by using some of his moves and the iconic People’s Eyebrow, also known as smoldering.

All tweets of Dwayne Johnson regarding the UFC 274 event

The Rock since his days in WWE has been an MMA enthusiast and over the years he has appeared on several UFC events. He watches every match closely and often gives an opinion about the same on twitter.

The first tweet Johnson posted was during the start of the fight between Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson. He tweeted, “Damn I’m watching from home and you can FEEL the mana and electricity for Chandler vs Ferguson right now thru the screen. Energy just came up in that arena. LFG boys!!! #UFC274”

Next Johnson tweeted when Chandler vs Ferguson was over, “Holy sh*t. What an INCREDIBLE KO from @michaelchandler. 👏🏾👏🏾👊🏾 And on top of that just delivered a truly electrifying promo that already sold tickets to his next fight, that’s not even booked yet. Light fighting, promo 🎤 work is a special skill that =‘s 💰#UFC274”

Dwayne Johnson reacted to Daniel Cormier’s UFC Hall of Fame induction, “Beautiful on air moment. Congrats my brother! #UFCHOF @ufc @dc_mma #hardestworkersintheroom”

The last tweet was for the main event of the night between Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje, “Oliveira. Unreal. F’n beast 👏🏾💪🏾 @CharlesDoBronxs #UFC274”

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Dwayne Johnson’s love for UFC was more popularized when his brand, Project Rock, was named the official global footwear partner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

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The multi-year deal signed by both parties will see UFC fighters and their corner teams wear Project Rock footwear as part of their activities during the fight week. These include open workouts, weigh-ins and ring walks to the octagon.

 

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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

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