The Rock reveals dream career if WWE success had never happened

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The Rock has had a fairly impressive, and varied, career to date. From achieving legendary status in the WWE and playing Division I college football, to making it as an A-list Hollywood action here, there isn't much Dwayne Johnson can have regrets about.

Or so it would seem.

Dream career

Appearing on Sports Center Tuesday morning, Johnson fielded questions from fans via Twitter and one in particular saw the superstar reveal an interesting answer which has sparked much debate.

One fan posed the question:

"You've already wrestled and played football so what is another sport that you would have liked to play professionally?"

The response from The Rock was assured and simple, consisting of just three letters..."MMA."

From WWE to MMA

The Rock would certainly pose a threat in the Octagon even now, with his 6' 5", 260 pound frame an intimidating site in the cage - just as it was during his time at the top in the WWE ring.

And he certainly wouldn't be the first wrestler to make the switch across to MMA. Brock Lesnar, Batista, CM Punk and perhaps most successfully Ken Shamrock, have spent some time fighting in MMA in recent years.

The transition has also worked the other way, and in recent days there have even been suggestions that top UFC fighter Rashad Evans could be tempted to jump ship to the WWE if the money was right.

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The Rock answers fans

As well as discussing what may have been regarding his time as a top athlete, Dwayne Johnson also answered several other questions ranging from the hypothetical to the intriguing.

Asked who would win in a match between Hercules (the character Johnson portrays in his latest Hollywood blockbuster), The Hulk, and The Rock, the star kept faith with his WWE roots and plumped for the man who stoop atop the organization for more than a decade.

He was also keen to highlight the intense nature of WWE, citing the "crazy schedule" when asked what he found tougher; fighting in the WWE, playing for the Miami Hurricanes, or playing Hercules.

As for any possible return to the wrestling ring in the future, Johnson was coy in his response. He did not rule out the chance to see The Rock fighting again, but simply replied with "possibly".

You can check out a snippet of the interview conducted by Sports Center in the video below.

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