He is very much into CrossFit. And he looks sort of like some interpretations of Jesus Christ. So it makes sense some people would refer to him as CrossFit Jesus, right?
"I think I bear a striking resemblance to the western version of Jesus Christ of Nazareth facially with my own beard and long hair and stuff like that," Rollins said, "and I'm always talking about CrossFit, so somewhere along the line, somebody put that together and came up with the CrossFit Jesus moniker, which is fantastic. I think it's wonderful. It's funny and it's correct and my wrestling school made a T-shirt out of it."
Rollins is a strong advocate of the regimen, requiring his students at his wrestling academy Black and Brave to train using the system
"I'm trying to basically start a new wave in functional training with wrestling, with professional wrestling," Rollins said. "I just think it's the best foot to start off on.
"At least after three months, they're going to have some idea of the fundamental of how to move their bodies through space with strength and speed and accuracy," Rollins further added. "So I'm just trying to pass the information and the things that I've learned and accomplished on to the next generation.
Rollins credits CrossFit in rehabbing a serious knee injury that kept him out of action for about six months.