The Rock Returns to WWE

02/15/2011 at 11:20 AM EST

Can you smell it? The Rock has been cooking up a big return.

"The most electrifying man of all of entertainment is hosting the most electrifying event of all of entertainment!" Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced Monday. The wrestler-turned-movie star made a dramatic appearance at WWE Raw to declare that he will host WrestleMania XXVII on April 3 in Atlanta.

After establishing himself as a well-known wrestler, he left the sport in 2004 to pursue a film career. Since then, the actor has become a bankable star, not only in action movie's like The Mummy Returns and The Scorpion King, but family films Race to Witch Mountain and Tooth Fairy

It's unclear whether the Rock will simply host WrestleMania or actually compete in the event, but if the reception Monday night was any indication, WWE fans are pumped to welcome him back in the ring.  

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