The Miz recently gave an interview to Sunsport and among the topics covered could not miss the in-depth analysis on how the latter fell in love with wrestling and the federation for which he works week after week, for many years now.
Like many WWE fans of that era, The Miz was literally struck by The Rock's oratorical abilities and his prowess in the ring, things that also had a huge impact on the enormous consideration that the Awesome One himself still has towards WWE today.
for which he nurtures a love that has always grown over time.
The Rock interfered in The Miz vs John Cena at WrestleMania 27
"The Rock made me fall in love with WWE again and again. Whenever he spoke, I felt like I wanted to know what he had to say, and whenever he fought I was always curious to know what was going to happen.
When I met him it was really crazy, and you could really feel the energy and the shock he was able to give to the whole venue. When he says that he is the "most electrifying man in sports-entertainment", he is absolutely right.
The reaction that the audience can give you in front of him arriving in the ring can really lead to shivers on your body. " The Rock is still very well known in the wrestling world today for its exploits that occurred in particular in the Attitude Era, where it had great matches and great rivalries with Mick Foley, Kurt Angle, Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Undertaker, while in the older era.
close to ours, the rivalry with John Cena is still remembered today. The Miz, however, unlike many fans who have followed Dwayne's actions, a few years later he managed to have a real face-to-face with The Greatest One inside a WWE ring, in that of Survivor Series 2011 when with R-Truth, he decided to challenge the team formed by John Cena and The Rock.
The current holder of the Money In The Bank has also mentioned The Rock in his personal Mount Rushmore regarding WWE athletes. Memorably, The Rock had made his presence felt during the main event of Wrestlemania 27, where he effectively cost John Cena the WWE Championship in his match against The Miz at the Show of Shows.
This would lead to John Cena and The Rock facing each other in a highly-anticipated bout at WrestleMania 28, then again at WrestleMania 29. The pair are currently tied at one win each.