Most people know that, before he was a Hollywood superstar, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was among the biggest draws in the WWE. Some know that, before the WWE, he played college football at the University of Miami.

But few recall Johnson’s pit-stop between those two: His pro wrestling debut actually came as a guy named Flex Kavana in the United States Wrestling Association, back in 1996. And now, thanks to a top-notch Instagram post, we can all take a stroll down Memory Lane

We’ll get to the video in a minute — but first let’s take a moment to appreciate Johnson’s accompanying caption. It’s quite vivid, and a major contrast to his lifestyle today Read more…

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From ’96 til: Behold The Rock’s amazing pro wrestling debut