The Rock's WrestleMania 40 Post-Match Check-In and Future Plans

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is bidding farewell to the squared circle, returning to his Hollywood endeavors.

Seth Rollins in a file photo [Image Credit: Twitter@WWERollins]
By Mohit | Apr 16, 2024 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

With the curtains drawn on WrestleMania 40, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is bidding farewell to the squared circle, returning to his Hollywood endeavors. However, before completely stepping away, The Rock took a moment to share his thoughts on what he considers a successful return to the ring.

In a heartfelt post on Instagram Sunday evening, The Rock provided fans with a post-WrestleMania check-in. Despite the intense physicality of his match with Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, and Cody Rhodes, The Rock reassured fans that he emerged unscathed, with no injuries to report. Admittedly, he acknowledged feeling a bit banged up, a testament to the grueling nature of professional wrestling.

The Rock Acknowledge Seth Rollins As The Real MVP of WrestleMania 40

The Rock opened up about his rigorous preparation for the WrestleMania showdown, revealing that he dedicated 12 weeks to a comprehensive training program. His regimen primarily focused on conditioning and cardio, ensuring he was in peak physical form for the highly anticipated event.

Throughout his statement and accompanying video, The Rock expressed gratitude for the overwhelming success of WrestleMania 40. He extended heartfelt thanks to the fans for their unwavering support, acknowledging their pivotal role in making the event a resounding triumph.

Notably, The Rock lauded his fellow competitors specifically singling out Seth Rollins for praise. Referring to Rollins as “the real MVP of the entire WrestleMania weekend,” The Rock commended the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion for his stellar performances on both Night One and Night Two.

The Rock emphasized the honor he felt sharing the ring with Cody Rhodes, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins. While he bids adieu to the world of professional wrestling for now, The Rock hinted at a potential return in the future, teasing aspirations to claim Cody Rhodes’ Undisputed WWE Universal Championship someday.