Drama was bubbling at the kickoff show of WrestleMania 40 where a showdown was the most awaited thing to arrive. The early word was all about a potential clash between The Rock and Roman Reigns, each trying to stake his claim of dominance in the land of WWE.
But here is where the plot thickens as Cody Rhodes would enter the picture to say that he is coming for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship, with Roman Reigns as his opponent at the grandest event of them all, WrestleMania XL.
The tension increased when Roman Reigns hit below the belt in his statement where he compared Cody to the "son of a legend, Dusty Rhodes. Cody fired back in a deep retort, asking where in the scheme of things the significance of the match between The Rock and Roman came, considering that their legendary grandfathers would be ashamed of Roman at this point.
The situation got escalated when The Rock fought against words of Cody, underlying the mutual origin and honor between him and Roman.
Rollins Confronts Icons
When he lost control and blew up, one of the very controversial moments in the world of wrestling occurred in the heat of chaos, when Seth Rollins charged at The Rock and Roman Reigns with all of his might, shouting what was partly covered on air.
Following the event, in a candid backstage interview with Fox News, the reigning World Heavyweight Champion, Seth Rollins, made some unreserved comments regarding The Rock's involvement. Rollins continued by railing against how the powerful people in WWE could exert their influence and bemoaned how that would compromise the sport.
He remembered the same situation of the past ten years when The Rock came back to overshadow CM Punk and earned into controversies and disappointments among fans and sportsmen. Reflecting on unfolding events and The Rock's history of sidelining deserving competitors, Rollins articulation registered frustration that clearly had been deeply entrenched in him—signaling some need for atonement within the WWE community.
And as the wrestling world holds its collective breath waiting to see what the next chapter in this titillating saga will have to offer, fans and insiders both will be reminded of what potential lies in such power dynamics concerning the sport and its champions.