Over the previous few months, hypothesis has been mounting that Dwayne Johnson will return to the ring for the primary time in seven years throughout 2023.
The Rock has been rumoured to be in line to tackle Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39, which takes place in Hollywood on April 1st and 2nd. There has additionally been hypothesis that, with a purpose to arrange the blockbuster bout, The Nice One will first win the 2023 Royal Rumble match on January twenty eighth.
BT Sport tease Dwayne Johnson’s return on the Royal Rumble
Now, extra gasoline has been added to the fireplace by the official Twitter account for WWE’s broadcasting accomplice within the UK, BT Sport. The account tweeted the poster for the occasion saying it appears to be like “electrifying”, a delicate trace at Johnson’s nickname of “The Most Electrifying Man In All Of Leisure”.
“The official #RoyalRumble poster is electrifying”
The lightning on the poster itself is harking back to that utilized in a lot of The Rock’s entrance videos throughout the energetic section of his wrestling profession.
— WWE on BT Sport (@btsportwwe) January 6, 2023
Hypothesis of The Rock’s return has led to him being one of the favourites to win the 30-man bout based on Sky Wager. The UK-based playing firm has given his victory odds of 11/4.
This places him third within the listing of doable winners, topped solely by Sami Zayn at 2/1 and Cody Rhodes who’s by far the favorite at 11/10.
Dwayne Johnson has not wrestled since WrestleMania 32. At this occasion, he clashed with Eric Rowan of The Wyatt Household in an impromptu match, which Johnson received in simply six seconds.
Earlier than that, his final correct match was towards John Cena for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania 29. Johnson went into the bout because the reigning champion after ending CM Punk’s 434 title reign on the 2013 Rumble. Nevertheless, Cena ended his reign on The Grandest Stage Of Them All. Afterwards, The Rock hugged Cena and raised his arm to shut the present.