Dwayne Johnson Says He Will Be At UFC 244, And Press Conference
Dwayne Johnson expressed interest in presenting the BMF title at UFC 244. Now, “The Rock” has confirmed that he will be at the event.
Johnson is a native to Miami, where Jorge Masvidal is from. Therefore, when news broke that Masvidal would fight Nate Diaz at UFC 244, for the “Baddest motherf—er” title, he was intrigued. Subsequently, he reached out to Masvidal, offering support, and saying that he would want to present the belt.
Following that news Dana White confirmed that if Johnson could make it, he was more than welcome to wrap the belt around the winner’s waist. Now, just a few days ahead of the event, it was confirmed that “The Rock” would be able to make it to the event. In a live stream on White’s Instagram, Johsnon explained why he likes the BMF belt.
“This addition to the company and the brand and to the sport, this BMF belt, I think it’s brilliant. It’s so smart and it’s just fun, man. That place is gonna be rocking, it’s gonna be electrifying. I can’t wait to get in there, man.”
Additionally, Johnson promised that he had a big announcement that he wanted to share. He explained that it was “something I wanted to tell the UFC fans and MMA community first,” in the live chat. Therefore, he will also be attending the pre-fight press conference. It is going to be interesting to see what this big news is.
UFC 244 takes place at Madison Square Garden, on November 2nd. It is crazy to think Dwayne Johnson will be there to give the BMF belt to the winner of the main event.