Dwayne Johnson names his most important match in WWE history

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has named what he believes to be the most important match in WWE history.

Throughout the course of his time in professional wrestling, The Rock was able to establish himself as one of the biggest and most important characters of all time. Now, in the present day, he’s evolved into one of Hollywood’s most recognisable faces.

Despite that colossal rise, Johnson has often kept at least some of his schedule free for the WWE.

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From making sporadic appearances to helping new talent, “The Great One” forever wants to give back to professional wrestling in a way that only he can.

There have been rumours circulating that he could return for one more match against his cousin Roman Reigns but for the time being, he’s been reminiscing rather than looking ahead.

A perfect example of that is this tweet in which he names what he believes to be the most important match in the history of the WWE.

“Hogan vs Sheik. NYC. Garden. 1984. (seminal match with historic implications and a legit bounty thrown in the mix)” The Rock explained.

On that famous night in 1984, Hulk Hogan beat The Iron Sheik to capture his first ever WWE championship. It went down at Madison Square Garden with Hogan, who was a last minute replacement, breaking out of Sheik’s historic Camel Clutch submission hold before going on to win the match.

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Hogan’s star power went through the roof and from there, he proceeded to go on a run that many believe helped to save the company from going under.

The Rock, on the other hand, actually competed against Hogan at WrestleMania 18 in an Icon vs Icon showdown.

Johnson’s last official match took place at WrestleMania 32 in what amounted to a quick squash, with his last major clash being against John Cena three years prior.

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