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The Rock Surprises UFC Fighter Themba Gorimbo With Visit

July 28, 2023 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The Rock paid a surprise visit to UFC fighter Themba Gorimbo in a new video posted to the former’s social media. Rock shared the video of his surprising Gorimbo, who beat Takashi Soto in May for his first UFC victory.

Rock captioned the video:

“We’ve never met but I had to fly to Miami to look this man @TheAnswerMMA in the eyes, hug him and shake his hand. I’ve been moved & motivated by his story

He recently won his first fight in the @ufc.

He had $7 bucks in his bank account when he won.

He sleeps on a couch in the gym.

After the fight, he sold his fight gear (trunks & gloves) on line and made $7,000. Instead of using the money to find a place to live, he built a bush pump so his village back in Zimbabwe can have clean water.

He never asked me for anything, but I just wanted to help the guy out. $7 Bucks ya know.

And I felt the MANA & emotion in every hug

Very good and very special day.