Dwayne Johnson paid a surprise visit to the WWE Headquarters after joining TKO’s Board of Directors: Reports

The People's Champ couldn't hold himself back from catching up with his WWE peers.


Dwayne Johnson paid a surprise visit to the WWE Headquarters after joining TKO’s Board of Directors: Reports

Dwayne Johnson [via- WWE]

Yesterday’s happenings witnessed the dawn of an era for WWE. First, they announced that Netflix would be joining forces with the sports entertainment juggernaut to gain exclusive media rights for their flagship show, Raw. Not only that, the watershed moment was usurped by the appointment of Dwayne Johnson to the Board of Directors of TKO Group Holdings. He did not stop there, as the wrestler-turned-actor then surprised his WWE family in Stamford.

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According to WrestleVotes, The Great One joined WWE’s All-Staff Meeting at the newly assembled HQs in Connecticut. The rendezvous was held to celebrate such a momentous day for the Nick Khan-led company. The Rock’s participation was extempore, and it would’ve brought smiles to many faces. Earlier, WWE CCO Triple H and Vince McMahon also shared their excitement to welcome Johnson to an all-new venture.

Former WWE Chairman Vince McMahon stated that there are very few people on the planet who understand the convergence of sports entertainment quite like The Rock does. As per the SEC filing, Dwayne Johnson is also slated to receive over $30 million in TKO stock. As part of the unprecedented announcement, the Jumanji actor gained ownership of his ring name, The Rock. Everyone is excited to see what follows this historic development.

Owing to the groundbreaking stuff that kicked off a pleasing morning on Tuesday, the pre-market TKO stock was already skyrocketing. And Dwayne Johnson ringing the opening bell at the NYSE was being covered nationwide. WWE also entered into a service agreement with the former World Champion. In 2023, The People’s Champ received over $490,000 worth of royalties from WWE. The number is expected to grow manifold.

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Dwayne Johnson also commented on his rumored match against Roman Reigns

After sparking headlines on Tuesday, Dwayne Johnson appeared on ESPN’s First Take. The most obvious question that was thrown at him was regarding his WrestleMania participation this year. To that, The Rock said he’s a long gamer and likes to build.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Roman Reigns
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Roman Reigns [via- WWE]

Further, the XFL owner iterated that if he and Roman Reigns were to mainevent WrestleMania, it would be the biggest sports entertainment spectacle of all time. As the fans know, Dwayne Johnson appeared on Raw: Day 1, where he implicitly targeted his cousin.

Since then, complete speculation has taken center stage. There’s still no word on when this dream showdown will happen. Earlier, it was said that the Elimination Chamber in Perth could be the destination, but that seems to be off the table now.

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