The Rock announces he will be appearing at WWE WrestleMania 32

Speculation had mounted that his acting commitments had meant he would not be appearing

James Orr
Tuesday 29 December 2015 08:43
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The Rock pictured in 2000
The Rock pictured in 2000

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has announced he will appear at next year's WrestleMania 32.

Speculation had mounted that the superstar known as the "Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment" would not be making an appearance at the WWE's flagship event at the AT & T Stadium in Dallas because of his acting commitments, but he has confirmed he will be there, posting a video on Instagram with the caption:

"IT'S OFFICIAL: People's Champ is coming home to do 3 things with THE PEOPLE: Set an ALL-TIME attendance record, ELECTRIFY Dallas like never before & make all time #WRESTLEMANIA history. And we have FUN. Ok that's four things but you know what the hell The Rock's sayin'.. . THANK YOU #WWEUniverse! It's always an honor coming home and I wouldn't miss it for the world. #PeoplesChamp4L #MakingElectrifyingHistory #SmackethLaidDownOnThyCandyAsses"

It is not yet known what capacity The Rock will be appearing at WrestleMania in, however. His last match was against John Cena back at WrestleMania 29.

A recent snap of The Rock

The 43-year-old was at last year's WrestleMania, appearing in a segment with the then-UFC featherweight champion Ronda Rousey against Triple H and his wife Stephanie McMahon.

Could a match against Triple H be on the cards?

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