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Rocky Johnson: 1944-2020

Rocky Johnson, a 2008 inductee to the St. Louis Wrestling and WWE Halls of Fame, died Wednesday, January 15. He was 75.

Johnson competed in Saint Louis from 1975 until 1986, and competed for the world heavyweight championship against Jack Brisco and Harley Race.

Along with Tony Atlas as the “Soul Patrol,” Rocky was part of the first black tag team to win the WWF straps.

Rocky was recently famous as the father of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

Johnson’s induction video for the WWE Hall of Fame in 2008.

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