Some major breaking news, The Rock (Dwane Johnson) has joined TKO as a member of The Board of Directors.
In an official statement, The Rock stated:
"Being on the TKO Board of Directors, and taking full ownership of my name, 'The Rock,' is not only unprecedented, but incredibly inspiring as my crazy life is coming full circle," Johnson said in a statement. "At my core, I'm a builder who builds for and serves the people, and [TKO CEO] Ari [Emanuel] is building something truly game-changing…”
"I'm very motivated to help continue to globally expand our TKO, WWE, and UFC businesses as the worldwide leaders in sports and entertainment -- while proudly representing so many phenomenal athletes and performers who show up every day putting in the hard work with their own two hands to make their dreams come true and deliver for our audiences. I've been there, I'm still there and this is for them."
As mentioned in The Rock’s statement, he now has full ownership of ‘The Rock’ name, so it will be interesting to see how this major story plays out.