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WWE Hall Of Famer Rocky Johnson Passes Away Aged 75

Posted By: Ben Jordan Kerin on Jan 15, 2020

WWE Hall Of Famer Rocky Johnson Passes Away Aged 75

It is with sadness we report WWE Hall Of Famer Rocky Johnson has passed away at the age of 75, he is the father of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Johnson had a hugely successful career in the NWA where he won the National Wrestling Alliance Georgia Championship and NWA Southern Heavyweight Memphis Championship. Johnson joined WWE in 1982 and along with his partner Tony Atlas, they became the first black tag team to win the World Tag Team championships in WWE history.

The news of Johnson's death was first reported by The Cauliflower Alley Club on Twitter:

"Horrible news to pass along. We just learned that Rocky Johnson passed away today at the age of 75. His accolades in this business, all the people he influenced, all his accomplishments, and we are so deeply sorry and wish his family nothing but the most love at this time"

WrestlingNewsSource.com sends out our deepest and heartfelt condolences to Johnson's family, friends and fans. 

A special look at WWE Hall of Famers Tony Atlas & Rocky Johnson.

Tags: #wwe #rocky johnson #the rock #video

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