Within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer offered an replace on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s standing for WrestleMania 39.
Meltzer wrote that, except Johnson modifications his thoughts within the subsequent few days, Johnson has indicated that he will not have time to get into the sort of form he feels he must be in for a important occasion match towards Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39. Meltzer famous that Johnson has stored the door open for one thing sooner or later.
“After all it’s a risk that it’s one thing being stored a secret from everybody,” Meltzer added.
The report additionally states that, whereas Meltzer would not know that Johnson has formally turned down wrestling at WrestleMania 39, the indication is that it is thought of much less seemingly than just a few months in the past.
These near the state of affairs have famous WWE popping out with new Rock merchandise, however stated that’s extra associated to the thirtieth anniversary of Uncooked. We had been instructed that except he alters his thoughts within the subsequent few days, since a deadline for Mania plans is coming, that he’s indicated he received’t have time to get into the sort of form he feels he must be in to do a important occasion match with Roman Reigns, however stored the door open for one thing sooner or later. After all it’s a risk that it’s one thing being stored a secret from everybody. WWE has at all times had a backup course this yr given they had been conscious Johnson was not a certain factor for a while, and as time went on and he didn’t agree, felt the chance had lessened. I don’t know that he’s formally turned it down, however the one indication is that it was thought of much less seemingly than just a few months in the past. Johnson proper now has completely different tasks happening, most significantly the launching of the XFL which debuts the weekend of two/18 and he shall be very closely concerned with the promotion of the league. He had stated he would want to have coaching time to have the ability to get in ring form. So his determination comes right down to his perception of getting satisfactory time to organize.
The WrestleMania 39 card will start to take form as this yr’s Royal Rumble is held on Saturday, January 28.
WrestleMania 39 is happening at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2.
Except for a six-second match towards Erick Rowan at WrestleMania 32, Johnson hasn’t wrestled since shedding to John Cena in the primary occasion of WrestleMania 29 in 2013.
Johnson appeared on CNBC this week and was requested about the potential for WWE being bought. He wished Vince McMahon and WWE all the very best throughout the course of.