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Why The Rock Refused to Work With Shawn Michaels For Years

Updated: Jan 2, 2019

For years, fans always wondered what it would be like to see The Rock vs. Shawn Michaels at WrestleMania. Michaels is retired so that ship has sailed and we’ll likely never see that match but the question fans have wondered is why the match never happened.

On Sunday’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer answered a fan question about the heat that caused Rock to refuse to work with Michaels. Their issues started in the 1980’s.


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