WrestleMania 40: Everything We Learnt From the Official Teaser Starring Dwayne Johnson, Roman Reigns & Cody Rhodes

Published 02/12/2024, 5:18 AM EST

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Ahead of the WWE WrestleMania 40 Kickoff event, fans were not happy going in. Much of this was the fact that Dwayne Johnson was going to face Roman Reigns at WrestleMania. While Cody Rhodes was the rightful winner of the Royal Rumble, making it his spot. Unfortunately, for Rhodes’ fans, he chose to give it to Johnson. However, during the ending segment, everything changed.

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Not only was Rhodes back in the Mania main event, but the hype was unbelievable. The WWE released a teaser trailer for the PLE to capitalize on this.

WrestleMania 40 teaser hints at tag match between Dwayne Johnson and Cody Rhodes

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While heading into Mania, the main talk was Roman Reigns vs Rhodes. However, after the kickoff session, it is now Johnson vs. Rhodes. While Reigns did get some good digs into Rhodes, the slap from Johnson to end the segment was the final nail in the coffin. Now, fans don’t really know what they want. Do they want to see the plan and what is supposed to happen, Rhodes vs Reigns? or Johnson vs Rhodes? However, the trailer for WrestleMania 40 teased something else entirely. How about a tag team match?

 

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Someone that the fans are completely forgetting who was also on stage was Seth Rollins. While Rollins will be defending his WWE World Heavyweight title at Mania, why was he in the trailer? Yes, seen in the trailer are all four men who graced the stage during the last segment of the Kickoff show.

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This got fans wondering if the WWE was subtly hinting at something.

The trailer showcases all four men having a staredown with segments of them intertwined. While Rollins was present on the stage, he had nothing to do with the story. Triple H already announced Rhodes as the one to face Reigns. Nick Aldis announced the qualifying match for Elimination Chamber. The winner of which will face Rollins for the title. Could this be a subtle hint that the WWE wants to make the match bigger?

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Perhaps the promotion could have the tag team match on Day 1 of the event and leave the singles match between Reigns and Rhodes for Day 2 to attain a best-of-both-worlds scenario. What did you make of the teaser that was released? Let us know in the comments section below.

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