– We noted yesterday that The Rock made the cover of Entertainment Weekly with his “Dwanta Claus” alter ego. Vince McMahon took to Twitter to congratulate his former WWE Champion on the accomplishment, and “The Great One” responded with a great little anecdote about meeting “The Chairman Of The Board” at age 11 before being offered a contract at 25:
— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) December 1, 2017
First shook hands w/ Vince when I was 11yrs old.
At 25, he offered me the bare minimum @WWE contract. Said, “You can go to WCW for more money but here you’ll earn every dollar”
To this day, Vince is one of my greatest mentors & trusted advisors. #FullCircle #Ohana ???? https://t.co/YB2rBHHe8L
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) December 2, 2017
“WWE’s next generation of superstars battle to make an impact on their rise to fame.”
It’s very possible that the lineup could simply be a mistake, however, “WWE Week” has been a tradition on USA Network and NXT could be a part of that this year. The listing was pickup up by Comcast, Verizon, and DirecTV: