And we’re live from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia as Justin Roberts welcomes us and introduces R&B singer Keri Hilson to sing America The Beautiful. It’s a packed house in Atlanta and the Dome looks awesome set up for WrestleMania. They doa nice presentation for Hilson’s performance.
We get a nice intro video for WrestleMania, something different. The Rock is introduced and tonight’s special guest host comes out to a massive ovation from the crowd as his music plays. The Rock comes out in a track suit and walks around the huge stage area.
The Rock makes his way down to the ring. The WrestleMania set is really impressive this year, as always. Huge chants break out for The Rock as his music stops. The Rock stops and smiles, which gets an even bigger pop. The Rock goes to do his promo but is overwhelmed by the crowd. Finally, The Rock has come back to Atlanta, he says. And finally, The Rock has come back to WrestleMania. Rock promises that this will be the most memorable WrestleMania of all-time. Rock talks about the electricity in the Dome tonight and asks if we can smell it. A “Cena sucks” chant breaks out.
Rock says it’s time to have some fun. He says “Wrestle” while the crowd says “Mania.” Rock says Cena is in the back trying to decide which rainbow Fruity Pebble shirt he will put on tonight. The crowd continues to boo Cena. A “Fruity Pebbles” chant breaks out. Rock says this is going to get good tonight. Rock takes a sip of water and calls it The People’s Water. The Rock says “Yabba” now and has the crowd say “Dabba.” The Rock talks more about tonight and gets the crowd hype with a promo. The Rock goes to say “if ya smell…” but stops himself. He says that catchphrase is one of the most famous in the world. He says it doesn’t belong to him, it belongs to the people. He wants do something special and asks the crowd to get on their feet, which they already are. Rock has the crowd say “if ya smell…..” with him and it’s loud, very loud. The Rock’s music hits as he makes his way back up the ramp.
– We’re welcomed back to WrestleMania as the pyro explodes in the arena and the familiar music plays inside the Georgia Dome. Michael Cole welcomes us to the Georgia Dome where near 70,000 fans are in attendance.