Watch Full Segment: The Rock returns to WWE RAW Day 1 and challenges Roman Reigns. The WWE Universe was in for a treat on Monday Night RAW as The Rock made a surprise comeback to the show. The Brahma Bull hinted at a possible showdown with Roman Reigns.
The Rock’s return was not announced beforehand and he received a thunderous ovation from the fans in San Diego. He interrupted Jinder Mahal, who was the surprise former WWE champion whom WWE and Triple H teased for Day 1. Mahal was cutting a promo against the United States and its culture.
The Rock did not take kindly to Mahal’s words and he mocked him for his appearance and his lack of charisma. He called him a Day One Douchebag and said that he was not worthy of being in the same ring as him. Mahal attacked The Rock but the people’s champion hit Mahal with his signature move.
After that, He grabbed a microphone and said that he had a question for the fans: where should he sit for dinner? He gave them three options: at the table, at a bar table, or at the head of the table. The fans overwhelmingly voted for the head of the table, which is what Reigns calls himself as the leader of his faction, The Bloodline.
The Rock ended his promo with his catchphrase: “If you smell what The Rock is cooking!” The Rock’s return and challenge to Reigns was the biggest highlight of RAW Day 1 and it set the stage for a potential blockbuster match at WrestleMania XL.
However, some obstacles could prevent this match from happening at WrestleMania According to reports, the Australian tourism authorities are keen on having The Rock appear at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, which will take place in Perth, Australia.
Will The Rock face Roman Reigns at WrestleMania XL or Elimination Chamber? Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.