The Rock Looks Back On His Program With Brock Lesnar In 2002

The Rock comments on one of his most iconic feuds in the early 2000s.

Brock Lesnar and The Rock battled it out at SummerSlam 2002 with Brock walking out with the WWE Championship. Twenty years later, Brock would main event SummerSlam again while The Rock is one of the biggest stars on the planet.

On Instagram, Rock reflected on his match with Brock Lesnar:

20 years ago this week, we made history in New York and pro wrestling was never the same again ——

The Rock vs Brock Lesnar

I always had great chemistry with Brock as he was one of the greatest pure athletes I’ve ever danced with.

We spent about 6 months wrestling around the world together, grooming Brock to become @WWE Heavyweight Champion.

It culminated to this historic SUMMER SLAM PPV where the crowd was absolutely electric.

Historic for two reasons:

#1) In wrestling terms, I “did the honors” of having Brock beat me right in the middle of the ring, 1-2-3.
Brock is new champion.
Brock is new face of WWE.

#2) My contract was up in WWE and I quietly – and GRATEFULLY – retired as a full time pro wrestler after an incredible (and insanely short) 6 year career.

It’s so wildly incomprehensible at times when I think back – that I only wrestled for 6 YEARS.

How crazy is that irony?


What a journey.

The Rock on Instagram

The Rock, if he is to wrestle another match, has frequently talked about a match with Roman Reigns.

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