Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most popular people in the world today. He is one of the biggest names in the wrestling industry, has starred in multiple blockbusters, and his business ventures are going strong.

The sports and entertainment icon recently landed a massive deal with UFC that will see him promote his Project Rock sneaker line in the Octagon. UFC fighters will now be wearing Project Rock BSR training shoes at the fighting promotion’s events.

The promotion will begin with UFC 270 tomorrow (Saturday). Johnson also plans on releasing a Project Rock BSR 2 line for the public this summer. No release date has been announced as of this writing.

Johnson took to Instagram to announce the lucrative multi-year deal with the combat sports giant. “I’m honored, grateful & proud, that our @ProjectRock is now THE OFFICIAL GLOBAL FOOTWEAR PARTNER of the @UFC 🌍,” he said.

UFC 270 will take place on January 22 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou will defend his title against Ciryl Gane. Here’s the full card for the PPV event.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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