Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson making WWE return

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It's been 15 years since Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was a WWE regular. But he's made a few appearance in the ring since his 2004 exit, including at 2013's Wrestlemania with John Cena.

By Mariah Haas | Fox News

He’s back!

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the action-movie star who got his start in the wrestling ring, said Monday that he’s making his return to the WWE.

The 47-year-old actor touted the comeback on social media, writing: “FINALLY…I come back home to my @WWE universe.”

“This FRIDAY NIGHT, I’ll return for our debut of SMACKDOWN! LIVE on @FOXTV,” he continued. “There’s no greater title than #thepeopleschamp. And there’s no place like home. Tequila on me after the show #IfYaSmell #Smackdown #RocksShow #FOX.”

The star-studded Oct. 4 show will also mark the 20th anniversary of the program.

According to Deadline, other WWE stars set to appear on “SmackDown!” include: Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Kurt Angle, Lita, Mick Foley, Booker T, Trish Stratus, Goldberg, Jerry Lawler, Mark Henry and Sting.

It’s been 15 years since Johnson was a WWE regular. But he’s made a few appearance in the ring since his 2004 exit, including at 2013’s Wrestlemania with John Cena.

Watch on Fox6 this Saturday LIVE Pre Game/Blue Carpet at 9:30 a.m. WWE Friday Night Smackdown at 10 a.m. with a rebroadcast at 8 p.m.

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