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WWE WrestleMania XXIX press conference merges storylines, real life

A banner at Radio City Music Hall promotes

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WWE Champion Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and his WrestleMania XXIX opponent, John Cena, met at a Radio City Music Hall press conference Thursday, just three days before they will face off for the title at MetLife Stadium.

Real-life overtones are all over this main event, as well as the matchup between CM Punk and the Undertaker.

Cena has been critical of The Rock in the past...

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Four reasons why The Rock was awesome last night

Wrestler and actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson spoke

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It never ceases to amaze me how The Rock can return to WWE television after months, or even years away, and deliver a promo that puts most of his locker room to shame. Even well before his return as a semi-regular performer in WWE in 2011, The Rock proved this with his via-satellite appearance at 2009’s Smackdown 10th anniversary special.

And “The Great One” did it once again last night with...

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The Rock returns to WWE to host WrestleMania

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson returned to WWE on

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Oh, we smell it.

In case you missed, Monday Night Raw closed out with the return of The Rock to a WWE ring for the first time in 7 years. “The Great One” announced that he indeed will be the special guest host for WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta.

After two hours of teasing everyone from Justin Bieber to Snookie, a limousine pulled up to the arena before the last commercial...

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The only WrestleMania host that makes sense

Last night Mr. McMahon returned to television in the opening segment of Raw to announce that, next week, he would unveil the “guest host” of WrestleMania XXVII. McMahon hyped that “only one man” could host an event so big.

Immediately, the rumor mill started working double time. Fans speculated on names ranging from Brock Lesnar to Randy Savage to Bob Barker. But in...

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The Rock hints at a WWE return

Portrait of Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson taken at

(Credit: Los Angeles Times/Anne Cusack)

Former WWE legend The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) answered some questions on his Facebook page asked by fans. As you could imagine, one fan asked if and when he would make a return to the company that made him famous.

"Of course I will..not a match though, but in a capacity that would allow me to do so much more.. I LOVE that company and the fans...without the two I would not be standing where...

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