“Becoming the GOAT”: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Celebrated Bodybuilding Legend’s Sixth Mr. Olympia Title With a Heartwarming Message
Dwayne Johnson speaks at Kevin Hart’s Hand And Footprint Ceremony At the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX held at TCL Chinese Theatre on December 10, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
Mr. Olympia is the most prestigious platform for any bodybuilder. Winning the title is the ultimate dream for every aspirant. The show has grabbed the worldwide limelight.
This event has even received huge recognition from popular personalities across various fields. Dwayne Johnson, popularly known as ‘The Rock’, is also a huge fan of the sport.
Dwayne Johnson is one of the most electrifying superstars in world wrestling history. The former WWE superstar is an admirer of bodybuilding competitions and has great respect for the participants.
The 50-year-old shares great bonding with some bodybuilders as well. His friendship with Phil Heath has made it to fan page discussions many times. Fans saw one instance of that bonding after Heath’s sixth Olympia title.
Dwayne Johnson penned down an emotional post for Phil Heath
The Rock congratulated Phil Heath’s coach Hany Rambod as well for his immense contribution to Heath’s victory run. “With each year Phil continues to make history”, Rocky said.
He further made a big statement that Phil was inching close to becoming the GOAT of the game. The champion’s performance on the biggest stage of all impressed Dwayne.
He described that Heath’s performance was “very cool to witness”. The seven-time Mr. Olympian, Phil Heath has secured his name in the list of GOATs.
The legend dominated Mr. Olympian’s stage from 2011 to 2018 with 7 titles to his name. His performance got him acknowledgment from different famous personalities, including Dwayne as well. Dwayne congratulated Heath through a Facebook post.
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 13: Dwayne Johnson arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures’ “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” at Dolby Theatre on July 13, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The post contained their backstage picture and a warm, beautiful caption. Dwayne further congratulated the other winners of the 2016 Mr. Olympia edition. The most electrifying WWE superstar was awestruck by the contestants’ performances.
“Your hard work and discipline is inspiring,” Dwayne wrote in the caption. In 2016, Dwayne Johnson’s co-founded company ‘Seven Bucks Production’ announced a long-term tie-up with Mr. Olympia.
His company was the producer of the upcoming 2017 Olympia event. The corporate champion was hoping to take the legacy forward and expand its popularity. The Rock said, “excited to shine a global spotlight on our world of health and fitness and bodybuilding”.
When Dwayne and Heath worked out together
Phil Heath may not have competed in 2019, but his focus didn’t shift from his physique. But in 2020, his workout post with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson created a buzz. The post confirmed Heath’s comeback in the Olympia after a year break as he looked huge.
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Both superstars have shared great camaraderie and respect for each other work aesthetics. In 2020, Dwayne Johnson and Danny Garcia’s ‘Seven Bucks Productions’ announced a feature documentary on Phil Heath.
This documentary focused on Phil Heath’s comeback after the 2-year gap and his quest for the 8th title. However, further details have not been shared since then. Ever since the announcement, friends have been eagerly waiting for the documentary.