The Head of the Desk vs. the Individuals’s Champion. The Tribal Chief vs. the Brahma Bull. Roman Reigns vs. The Rock. Nonetheless it will get drawn up, a familial conflict of the Anoa’is has been the marquee dream match for WWE for over two years now. When Reigns was first being christened as WWE’s subsequent high man, there was at all times the suggestion that Rock would return for one remaining match to place his cousin over, however steam on the dream bout solely really gained momentum in Fall 2020. That is when Reigns underwent a dramatic character shift, turning heel for the primary time in his singles profession and championing himself because the chief of his historic wrestling household.
Reigns’s present monicker provides manner for a pure feud with The Rock. After ten years away from the ring, Rock’s motivation to have another match is to show himself because the true head of the Anoa’i desk. The deadline for WWE to make that potential WWE WrestleMania 39 major occasion official is just over one week away, and a brand new report casts doubt on it truly occurring.
In keeping with the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, The Rock doesn’t really feel that he has sufficient time to get in in-ring form for WWE WrestleMania 39 however is leaving the door open for a match down the road. The report provides that Rock turning down the Reigns match just isn’t official, as it’s potential that it is a crimson herring. The Rock is at present relaunching the XFL.
Rock’s WWE WrestleMania 39 standing shall be cemented throughout the subsequent eight days. There is a possibility that he could show up as soon as this Monday on Uncooked is XXX, as a multi-generational “acknowledgement ceremony” for Reigns is scheduled for that broadcast. Even when he isn’t on the crimson model’s anniversary present, he might be referenced throughout the Anoa’i phase.
The last word deadline is WWE Royal Rumble. With Reigns at present holding each of WWE’s world titles, his WWE WrestleMania 39 opponent might want to win the boys’s Royal Rumble match with the intention to earn the proper to face him on the showcase of the immortals. Cody Rhodes stays the odds-on favourite, however Rock and Sami Zayn usually are not far behind.
Keep tuned to ComicBook.com for updates on Rock’s WWE standing.