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THE ROCK IS A FAN OF THE WRESTLER, MVP INFLUENCED BY VIDEOGAMES, FREE TRIP TO WRESTLEMANIA AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2009-03-12 13:50:11

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson did an interview with Moviefone where he talked about "The Wrestler" saying "I thought that the movie...was real and memorable. That world...it's a very visceral, authentic world that [director Darren Aronofsky] created and I can't say enough great things about the movie.  My uncle actually trained Mickey and he would call me weekly and give me progress reports. [He] was amazed at...his desire to do everything. That takes commitment."

Peter Siddorn reporting. ... I picked up the latest issue of Gamesmaster and as well as a review of the Legends of Wrestling game (They give it 80%), they had a brief interview with MVP.  In it he said one of the finishers he used on the indies was inspired by a video game. The spinning kick that he called Malicious Intent he got from Eddy Gordo in the Tekken Series. 

Sky Sports and WWE have teamed up to give away a nice trip package to this year's WrestleMania.  If you are interested in entering, click here

Here is this week's Billboard Recreational Sports DVD sales chart.  As always, you can get the wrestling titles from our good friends at www.Highspots.com

1. NFL: Super Bowl XLIII Champions: Pittsburgh Steelers 
2. WWE: Royal Rumble 2009 
3. WWE: The Best Of Saturday Night's Main Event 
4. UFC 90: Silva Vs. Cote 
5. UFC 89: Bisping Vs. Leben 
6. WWE: WrestleMania XXIV 
7. WWE: Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection 
8. WWE: Starrcade: The Essential Collection 
9. WWE: John Cena: My Life 
10. WWE: Undertaker 15-0

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