The Rock Producing Movie About UFC Fighter + Will Be at UFC 244 Tonight

Mark Kerr Biopic

The Rock announced yesterday at a UFC 244 press conference that he will be producing and starring in a biopic about former UFC and PRIDE fighter Mark Kerr, with The Rock playing the role of Kerr. No potential release or production date was announced.

Kerr was the subject of a 2003 HBO documentary called “The Smashing Machine,” which focused on his career in PRIDE and his addiction to painkillers.

BMF Title

The Rock will also be at UFC 244 tonight in Madison Square Garden to present the “BMF” title to the winner of the Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz fight.