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WATCH | The Rock begins MMA coaching to arrange for starring position of ‘The Smashing Machine’


WWE famous person Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is now making ready to play former UFC heavyweight Mark Kerr.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

‘The Smashing Machine’ was one of many earliest documentaries concerning the darkish aspect of MMA. The HBO-made documentary got here out in 2002 and starred the aforementioned Mark Kerr. The previous UFC heavyweight was as soon as one of many largest stars within the sport however ended his profession coping with habit and psychological points.

The documentary was an enormous hit on the time, and in 2019, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson introduced plans to make a film out of it. The WWE wrestler would play the position of Mark Kerr, and the information was introduced at UFC 244 weigh-ins. Johnson later handed out the ‘BMF’ title for the primary occasion that includes Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz.

Almost 5 years faraway from that announcement at UFC 244, the film is lastly in manufacturing. Earlier this yr it was revealed that ‘The Rock’ will proceed to star within the movie, now being made by A24. The movie might be directed by Benny Safdie, who’s most recognized for creating the 2019 blockbuster Uncut Gems starring Adam Sandler.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson begins coaching to play former UFC fighter Mark Kerr

The WWE famous person has now taken to Instagram, exhibiting his preparation for the position. In a video uploaded to Instagram this week, ‘The Rock’ confirmed himself hitting the pads. Johnson additionally did a bit of labor on the bottom, which is smart given Mark Kerr’s popularity as a wrestler.

“Day 1. MMA coaching camp. Getting ready for “Smashing Machine”.” Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wrote within the caption of his Instagram put up. “I’m studying each day and it’s been a really humbling, intense and motivating journey into this world of fight and turning into, Mark Kerr – the two-time @UFC Heavyweight Match Champion, World Vale Tudo Champion. I’m a tough employee, however I noticed that I’d must work more durable with this position than something I’ve ever labored for in my life.”

He continued, “This physicality is only one a part of the bigger journey, that’s actually a workforce effort. Rising and grateful.”

As of now, ‘The Smashing Machine’ starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as Mark Kerr lacks a launch date. Nonetheless, the movie is predicted to be launched in some unspecified time in the future in 2025.

What do you make of this information involving the previous UFC heavyweight? Do you purchase Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson as Mark Kerr?



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