“It’s Actually Happening”: Fans Convinced of Dwayne Johnson’s WWE Return After Company’s Latest ‘Hint’

Published 01/20/2023, 4:30 PM EST

The exciting road to WrestleMania will kick off next week when WWE will have its Royal Rumble event. As always with this annual battle royale extravaganza, there is already a lot of speculation on which names could appear. One of the biggest names who the fans believe will appear at the event is Dwayne Johnson. Speculation is already rife that The Rock will face his cousin Roman Reigns at WrestleMania, and the Royal Rumble seems to be the perfect stage to set this match up. Although there has been no concrete report about “The Great One” returning to WWE, the company seems to drop subtle hints every now and then. This was the case yet again after WWE uploaded some fresh merchandise of The Rock in their official shop. The timing of this merchandise update had the fans convinced that DJ is indeed coming home soon.

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Fans believe Dwayne Johnson is returning to WWE

A few weeks ago, WWE shared the official poster of its Royal Rumble event, which hinted at a possible return of The Rock. The poster featured the word “electrifying“, which was an obvious reference to the Brahma Bull. Also, the theme of the poster alluded to his recent movie Black Adam.

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There have been many reports about DJ’s WWE return at WrestleMania, Hollywood next year, and these subtle hints only add to the wild speculations. And now, after WWE posted his fresh merchandise in their official shop, the fans are now sure that it’s only a matter of time before The Rock shows up to confront the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns. A fan wrote, “It’s actually happening.” Another commented, “Well that’s a give away.”

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Many fans believed that this was a dead giveaway.

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WWE is going to do everything it can to get its big guns for WrestleMania. Next week on RAW, there will be a Roman Reigns acknowledgment ceremony. It will apparently feature every generation of The Bloodline. Fans will keep a close eye on any more hints WWE may drop related to The Rock on the show. And who knows, maybe the ‘Great One’ will show up himself on the 30th anniversary of RAW. Whatever happens, the excitement around WrestleMania season is palpable and we are just getting started.

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Sherjeel Malik

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Sherjeel Malik is a WWE writer at Essentially Sports. He has been a passionate Wrestling fan since childhood and his all-time favorites include 'The Hardy Boyz' and Randy Orton. Sherjeel also follows soccer religiously and is a Liverpool fan.

Edited By: Debmallya Chakraborty

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