Several WWE personalities, including Chief Content Officer Triple H, had some interesting reactions to The Rock’s recent return on SmackDown.
On the September 15th episode, The Rock made an unexpected appearance, intervening in a tense situation between Pat McAfee and Austin Theory. The Denver, Colorado crowd greeted him warmly, and The Rock left a lasting impression by executing his signature moves. He delivered a spinebuster to Theory and followed it up with his famous People’s Elbow.
In response to this electrifying moment, Triple H posted a backstage photo featuring himself, The Rock, and Pat McAfee. He captioned it with, “Electrifying. #SmackDown @TheRock @PatMcAfeeShow.”
Other WWE stars also couldn’t contain their excitement about The Rock’s comeback. Bayley, referring to her own match on the same Friday’s show, tweeted: “Even @TheRock came to watch my layeth the Smacketh Down on Asuka!!!!! #SmackDown.”
Dijak expressed his awe, recognizing that The Rock operates on a different level, saying, “It’s truly wild how much of a different level @TheRock is on.”
Kayla Braxton, who shared a photo with The Rock, couldn’t contain her enthusiasm either, praising the Great One: “Oh this? Just me and my coworker hangin out. 😂 🤯 Man – what an awesome surprise tonight in Denver. @therock never fails to show how much he loves this business, loves his fans, and respects all the superstars following in his footsteps. What. A. Guy. 🎤”
The Rock’s return to SmackDown left a profound impact on WWE fans and the wrestling world alike. With his electrifying presence and signature moves, he reminded everyone why he’s a legend in the industry.
How do you feel about The Rock’s surprise appearance on SmackDown, and what are your thoughts on the reactions from WWE stars like Triple H, Bayley, Dijak, and Kayla Braxton? Leave a comment.