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The Rock to head back into the ring for WWE return

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is ready to return to the wrestling ring as a part of World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) Smackdown! Live premiere.

The former WWE star initially retired from the ring in 2004, earlier than returning for two fights in 2012 and 2013 in opposition to John Cena.

Now, followers shall be ready to see the wrestler, referred to as the People’s Champion, in motion once more.

Johnson has confirmed he shall be showing on Smackdown! Live, a wrestling present airing in the US for the first time on Friday.

WWE additionally promised different “Hall of Famers” would seem in the programme.

“FINALLY…I come back home to my @WWE universe,” Johnson stated on Twitter

Earlier this 12 months, he teased his return in an interview on US chat present Live WIth Kelly And Ryan.

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He stated: “I miss wrestling, I really like wrestling.

“Yes, I do…I quietly retired from wrestling as a result of I used to be fortunate sufficient to have only a actually great profession and attain what I wished to accomplish, however there’s nothing like a reside crowd, a reside viewers.”

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Since his retirement, Johnson has gone on to star in the Fast and Furious movie franchise and the reboot of 1995’s Jumanji.

Johnson can also be set to seem in the upcoming new DC Universe movie Black Adam.

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