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Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s father, dies at 75

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WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson, Father Of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Dead At 75

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The Rock watches his dad: Championship Wrestling, March 17, 1984

Rocky Johnson, wrestler known as “Soulman” who battled racism and helped train his son, Dwayne Johnson, has died. He was 75. His death was announced by World Wrestling Entertainment on Wednesday night in a statement. No cause was given. He and Tony Atlas became the first black world tag team champions in WWE history. He retired from WWE in 1991.
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