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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - APRIL 08: Dwayne "The stone" Johnson will be in the ring on April 8, 2024 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by WWE/Getty Images)

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WWE legend and Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Tuesday gave a glimpse into his preparation for his role in an upcoming film about UFC pioneer Mark Kerr.

In an Instagram video, The Rock showed off what his daily workout routine looks like, noting that he usually starts with high-intensity cardio, followed by strength training and more cardio, before finally getting in the cage and learning the ins and outs of mixed martial arts.

The Rock also posted photos from a recent workout on Monday:

Dwayne Johnson @The stone

Training camp for “Smashing Machine”

For the role and life of Mark Kerr
Twice @UFC Heavyweight Tournament Champion World Champion Vale Tudo

Learning daily, sweating – grateful to grow.#TheSmashingMachine
Written & Directed by Benny Safdie@A24 image

The Rock thanked UFC president Dana White and current and former UFC fighters Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier and Jorge Masvidal for their guidance, saying he has “a f–king blast” that will take the life of an MMA fighter during his training camp reflects.

Fresh off of competing at WrestleMania 40 last month, The Rock was already in pristine condition, but pro wrestling and MMA training are two different animals, and he’s getting a crash course in the latter.

The Rock has revealed the name of the film The crushing machine, which is Kerr’s nickname. He also said that filming will begin “in a few weeks.”

Kerr, 55, was one of the UFC’s first big stars, winning the 1997 UFC 14 and UFC 15 heavyweight tournaments.

He was also an amateur wrestler before breaking into MMA, winning an NCAA Division I title at 190 pounds in 1992 while competing at Syracuse University.

The Rock has been a longtime fan and admirer of UFC and the MMA world as a whole, and that, combined with his immense star power, made him the ideal choice to play Kerr. The crushing machine.

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