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Planned Opponent For The Rock At WWE WrestleMania 41 Revealed

One Big Thing

The Rock is tentatively scheduled to face Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 41 in what would be a blockbuster match, marking The Rock’s in-ring return since WrestleMania 40.

What You Need to Know

  • The Rock competed in his first full WWE match in 11 years at WrestleMania 40, teaming with Roman Reigns.
  • Following his match, The Rock hinted at a singles match against Cody Rhodes but announced a temporary departure from WWE TV.
  • According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a match between The Rock and Cody Rhodes is being considered for WrestleMania 41.
  • The Rock’s statements point to a comeback specifically aimed at next year’s WrestleMania.
  • Cody Rhodes has publicly acknowledged the potential showdown with The Rock.

Why It Matters

The Rock’s return to WrestleMania, especially in a singles match against a top star like Cody Rhodes, positions WrestleMania 41 to be one of the most anticipated events in WWE’s recent history. It highlights the significance of marquee matches featuring legendary figures for not only boosting viewership but also for enhancing storylines with high stakes.


The Rock’s participation at WrestleMania 40 was his first full match since WrestleMania 29 in 2013, marking a significant moment for long-time fans. A proposed match against Cody Rhodes adds layers to an ongoing narrative that has been building since The Rock’s recent tease on WWE TV.

What’s Next

As fans await official confirmation, the potential clash between The Rock and Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 41 sparks discussions about legacy, the future of WWE, and the impact of returning legends on the current roster’s dynamics.

With both wrestlers having significant followings, their face-off would not only serve as a generational clash but also potentially set the stage for further high-profile returns and matchups in WWE’s continuously evolving landscape.

What are your thoughts on the potential matchup between The Rock and Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 41? Leave a comment below.

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