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11-08-2011, 10:56 PM #1
New Details on WWE's The Rock DVD/Blu-ray, Smokin' Joe Passes, Rapper Talks Wrestling
- Rapper Pusha T spoke with The SourceThe Source magazine about his love for pro wrestling. He has a new song called "What Dreams Are Made Of" that features a Ric Flair promo from the 1980's.
- It's sad to report that boxing legend Joe Frazier passed away last night at the age of 67 after a battle with liver cancer. Frazier was the referee for Ric Flair vs. Dusty Rhodes at the second-ever NWA Starrcade event in 1984 and appeared at WWE's WrestleMania 2 as a corner-man for Mr. T for his boxing match against Roddy Piper. Our condolences go out to Smokin' Joe's family, friends and fans.
- WWEDVDNews has confirmed WWE's new feature on The Rock, set for a three-disc DVD release and a two-disc Blu-ray release on February 21st, 2012 - on the Road to WrestleMania 28 where Rock will face John Cena. The release will feature new footage of The Rock in addition to his recent appearances on WWE TV and pay-per-view, as well as classic footage. Here's the synopsis:
"He electrified a generation of sports entertainment fans with his brash style, superb athleticism, and uproarious interviews. He held the WWE Championship a record seven times, and was known for legendary battles with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Triple H, Mick Foley, Undertaker, and more.
And at the peak of his popularity, he made a move to conquer a new industry, becoming an enormous movie star. Now, he’s back in WWE, ready to main event the biggest WrestleMania in history, “The People’s WrestleMania.”
In the exciting buildup to WrestleMania XVIII, fans can, for the first time ever on DVD, relive the exciting life and times of the Rock. Packed with brand new interviews as well as a selection of the Rock’s biggest career-spanning bouts, moments, and promos, this DVD/Blu-Ray set will electrify every member of Team Bring It!"