For months now we have been reading about a possible return of The Rock to face cousin Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 39 in a match that could be something truly epic, to see which of the two is the real Head Of The Table in the Samoan dynasty.
But despite all these rumors, there are those who have tried to disprove it, like Ric Flair who recently stated: "I don't think The Rock can come back. I don't think he would come back to do Roman a favor, with all due respect.
for him. Why would he lose if he returns to his usual acting career the next day. I don't think he's going to appear to make up for a defeat. I see no reason for that to happen. Also, it wouldn't do WWE good to let him win.
The Rock because he would no longer be a full-time wrestler."
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But now there is a new rumor regarding the return of The Rock to WWE, because according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, he could even show up at the Royal Rumble 2023.
“In this Royal Rumble… there are so many different things they can do in this Royal Rumble to get to WrestleMania. Of course everyone expects Cody [Rhodes], there's always a chance of Dwayne [The Rock], others that can be thrown in there."
In mid-October, talking to E! News The Rundown, The Rock didn't mention Reigns, but said the reporter was looking the Head of the Table in the eye: "Who is the Head of the Table? Without naming names, you are looking him in the eye right now.
" When asked to confirm that he would face the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, The Rock said he wouldn't, but he didn't deny it either: "[laughs] I'm not confirming that at all. No. No, not. I'm doing."
During a recent interview with NBC Sports Boston, Gerwitz, who currently works with Dwayne Johnson as a writer on the sitcom 'Young Rock', was asked if The People's Champion would return to WWE. "I have no idea.
I really don’t. All I know is if and when Rock, Dwayne, you know, comes back to WWE, the bar he always sets, and wrote about it in the book, you see it in and all those projects, and Black Adam, which we just at a screening for, it’s like, the expectation level is so high, and this audience first mentality that is very, very real, it needs to match it, and it needs to be something gigantic," said Gerwitz.