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The Rock Says He Considered Going To The UFC After Leaving WWE

The Rock in a UFC? If a male himself is to be believed, he deliberate it.

On a newest part of UFC Unfiltered, a former WWE Champion told Matt Serra and Jim Norton that he deliberate training to be an MMA warrior in 2004. Transcript pleasantness of Fansided.

“There was a time there where we thought, man, we achieved all we wanted to grasp in WWE, my film career is floundering a small bit, what do we do? we was comparatively still young, we consider we was 34. we thought, oh good maybe UFC. Maybe we should do something like that,” Johnson said.

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According to The Rock, he knew it was going to be a prolonged highway if he opted to take it — one even longer than his former enemy CM Punk, who will entrance a year and a half after starting his training.

“In my head, we felt like it was during slightest a two-year routine for me to even get in a [Octagon], let alone a UFC,” pronounced The Rock. “I wasn’t utterly too certain what to do or what kind of people to put around me during a time, so a thought kind of fizzled out and we continued to stay on a trail of film making.”

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