Following in her well-known father’s footsteps, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s 18-year-old daughter Simone has formally signed with WWE. On the quick monitor to get into the ring, Simone has additionally even begun her wrestling coaching on the firm’s efficiency middle in Florida. “It means the world to me,” Simone stated of her contract signing in an announcement from WWE. “To know that my family has such a personal connection to wrestling is really special to me and I feel grateful to have the opportunity, not only to wrestle but to carry on that legacy.”
Instantly with her signing, Simone has already made WWE historical past as the primary fourth-generation performer to ever compete within the firm. Her wrestling roots return to her Samoan great-grandfather, who beforehand wrestled in WWE (then WWWF) a few years in the past as “High Chief” Peter Maivia. Maivia’s son-in-law and Dwayne Johnson’s dad, Rocky Johnson, would later compete within the firm (rebranded as WWF) throughout the 1980’s utilizing the moniker “Soulman.” Of course, everyone knows Rocky’s son and Simone’s father, Dwayne Johnson, who grew to become one in every of WWE’s most-famous wrestlers of all-time as “The Rock.”
“Simone Johnson’s unbridled passion and incredible drive has earned her a coveted spot training with the elite athletes from around the world at the WWE Performance Center,” WWE Executive Vice President and former wrestling Superstar Paul “Triple H” Levesque says of the information. Though she has solely simply begun her skilled wrestling to turn into a WWE Superstar, Simone has already been impressing her trainers, together with Head Coach Matt Bloom, who describes the latest wrestling Johnson as “hungry to learn” and in addition says “she’s been crushing it.” It definitely is smart, as professional wrestling is definitely in her genes in any case.
Dwayne Johnson to this present day stays one in every of WWE’s hottest wrestlers to ever lace up a pair of trainers. After his run on prime of the wrestling enterprise spanning for a number of years, Dwayne would finally go away the wrestling ring for Hollywood to equally turn into one of many largest stars of the film enterprise. Still, it is obvious “The Rock” nonetheless has respect for his wrestling roots, usually making appearances on WWE programming regardless of his busy schedule in Hollywood. Clearly, that very same ardour has been handed alongside to his daughter, who may pursue virtually any profession she would need and decides to turn into knowledgeable wrestler.
Simone can have some very massive sneakers to fill if she’s going to comply with in her father’s footsteps and shine on her personal when she makes it to WWE tv. Still, that is clearly not inconceivable, as “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair’s daughter Charlotte simply gained this yr’s Royal Rumble match and has turn into one of many girls’s division’s most dominant rivals. With a lot wrestling prowess in her blood, Simone definitely has the potential to interrupt out with her personal id as nicely. Best of luck to her with her future within the WWE. This information involves us from WWE.com.