Dwayne Johnson: “The Rock” confirms WrestleMania appearance

Updated: December 30, 2015
Dwayne Johnson: 'The Rock' confirms WrestleMania appearance

Dwayne Johnson has confirmed he is “coming home” to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) by making an appearance at WrestleMania 32.

The “Ballers” star promises to “electrify Dallas like never before & make all time #Wrestlemania history” at event in April 2016

Dwayne Johnson is returning to the ring for WWE’s Wrestlemania this April, the “Ballers” star announced on Monday.

The professional wrestler-turned-action star told his fans the news in an exuberant Instagram message, which read: “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.

“THANK YOU #WWEUniverse! It’s always an honor coming home and I wouldn’t miss it for the world,” the “San Andreas” actor continued.

Wrestlemania 32, which is the WWE’s biggest event of the year, is set to take place in Dallas, Texas, at the AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

At this year’s event, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey stole the show at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, when she joined “Furious 7” co-star Johnson to challenge WWE superstar Triple H and Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon.

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