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By Mike Johnson on 2022-03-29 19:13:00

WWE is bringing Shane McMahon in for Wrestlemania 38 this weekend, has confirmed with multiple sources. 

There is no word at this time whether McMahon will be appearing on the PPV yet but we are told he will be in town for the entire Wrestlemania weekend.

McMahon was last seen on camera at the 2022 Royal Rumble to set up a potential match with Seth Rollins at this year's Wrestlemania but 48 hours after the Rumble, he was removed from the company's creative plans.

Initially, McMahon was to be a regular on Raw as a heel.  He had been pushing to work Austin Theory at Wrestlemania with the idea playing out of Theory's involvement with Vince McMahon but that was never locked 100% in place.  There were other forces pushing for Shane McMahon vs. Seth Rollins at this year's Mania Wrestlemania 38.   

McMahon was one of the Producers for the Rumble match and was said to have been obviously frustrated the day of the Rumble, with some WWE sources believing that came from his ideas for the bout being shot down by Vince McMahon.   The talk at that time was that McMahon was upset that "he wasn't being allowed to do what he wanted" and that he was "greatly preoccupied" by his own role in the Rumble.    

Sources at the time stated that Shane's actions directly led to the confusion going on during the bout, backstage issues during the bout and the poor reception the Men's Rumble bout received when it obviously went awry and did not come together.  There was a ton of heat on McMahon at the time.

Whether that heat has dissipated and McMahon returns to WWE programming this weekend remains to be seen, but he will be in Dallas.

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