The Rock received quite the surprise on Twitter when ’80s Wrestling Con shared a 1983 photograph of The People’s Champ with his father, Rocky Johnson, as the former WWF Tag Team Champion made the rounds signing autographs for fans. This prompted Rock to talk about thehistoric moment with his dad & partner Tony Atlas as well as his awkward dental make-up an 11-eleven year old aspiring to be a wrestler.
Wow what a pic.
Back when my dad (along w @tonyatlas) became @WWE’s first Black Tag Team Champions.
I adored my old man here at 11yrs old and clearly couldn’t wait to start hitting the gym.
After I fixed my horribly bucked teeth. https://t.co/zOVXBYOW99
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) March 27, 2019
Also appearing live will be Jake Roberts, Ricky Steamboat, Bruce Prichard, Wendi Richter, Ken Patera, Nasty Boys, Greg Valentine, Powers of Pain, “Cowboy” Bob Orton, Slick, Lanny Poffo, Koko B. Ware, The Wild Samoans, Young Stallions and Bushwhacker Luke. Also appearing as vendor guests will be the Original ’80s GLOW Girls (Hollywood, Lightning, and Royal Hawaiian), Barry Windham, Ronnie Garvin, Gary Michael Cappetta, and Barry Horowitz.
There will also be tons of different attractions taking place at ’80s Wrestling Con, including:
*The Ultimate ’80s Wrestling Auction
*The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of ’80s Wrestling Q&A Panel Presented by Megalopolis Toys
*The Glamour, Gilt, and Greed of the ’80s GLOW Girls Q&A Panel
*Pro Wrestling Illustrated Reveals Their Three Greatest ’80s Covers Ever
*Greg “The Hammer” Valentine’s Figure Four Challenge
*Koko B. Ware Performs Piledriver LIVE on Stage
*The Return of Pro Wrestling Spotlight With John Arezzi
’80S WRESTLING CON: To learn more about ’80s Wrestling Con, please visit http://80sWrestlingCon.com