WrestleMania Odds: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson To Headline

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Dwayne Johnson is one of the world’s highest-paid actors and one of the movie world’s most recognizable names.  Before Johnson became a worldwide movie star he was competing for the WWE, then the WWF, as The Rock.  One of the biggest stars the company ever created and one of the most charismatic individuals to ever grace the square circle.  If betting odds are to be believed then Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson could be about to make his WWE return at their biggest show of the year WrestleMania

Just like the rest of the big four events as well as many other WWE PPVs, you can place bets on WrestleMania. All of the casinos in Atlantic City offer sportsbooks, as well as many other sports betting sites and Online Casinos.

The Rock’s Rumoured Opponent

The Rock
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Betting odds suggest that The Rock will be facing off against WWE Superstar Roman Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania.  The two stars have shared a ring before, all the way back at a Royal Rumble event in 2015.  During the Rumble match itself, Reigns was attacked by two members of The Authority.  The Rock would make a surprise appearance to save Reigns from the beat down and allow Reigns to gain the victory and earn his opportunity to challenge Brock Lesnar in the main event of that years’ WrestleMania.

Beyond the ring The Rock and Roman Reigns are related as Reigns is a member of the legendary Anoa’i family, his real name is Leati Joseph Anoa’i, making the two cousins.  They also shared the silver screen during one of Johnson’s recent movies the Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Reigns would have a small part in the movie but it would mark his debut on the silver screen as he was taking a break from the WWE to recover from leukemia.

Tale Of The Tape: The Rock vs Roman Reigns

This match would be one of the biggest in the history of WrestleMania.  Reigns is the face of the WWE and has been ever since his debut back in 2012.  He would be taking on one of the biggest names of the WWE’s famed Attitude Era in a Generational dream match.

In Reigns’ seven years in WWE, he has been extremely successful.  He is a former winner of the Royal Rumble, a three-time World Heavyweight Champion, a former Universal Champion, a former United States Champion, Intercontinental Champion and a former Tag Team Champion making him just the ninth grand slam champion.  The Rock, on the other hand, had an initial eight-year run with sporadic comebacks being made this decade. In this time he has been a two-time WCW World Champion, an eight-time WWF/E Champion, a two-time Intercontinental Champion, a five-time tag team champion, the sixth ever triple crown champion, and a former Royal Rumble winner.  This match would pit two of the most decorate superstars of all time against one another in a showdown for the ages.

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