Mickey Rourke Really Will Be a Wrestler

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We didn't think we'd be covering WWE spoilers on this site, but Mickey Rourke has given us little choice.

The Oscar-nominated star of The Wrestler told Access Hollywood this week that he'd be participating in WWE's Wrestlemania 25, scheduled for April 5 in Houston.

“The boys from the WWE called me and asked me to do it,” Rourke said. “I said, ‘I want to.’ I’m talking with [WWE legend] Rowdy Roddy Piper about it.

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Moreover, when the actor does jump into the ring with WWE, it appears he may already have his sights set on an opponent.

“Chris Jericho, you better get in shape,” Rourke taunted. “Because I’m coming after your a**.”

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Mickey Rourke has bounced back and forth between being a boxer and an actor.  However, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work in The Wrestler and appears to be on the comeback trail. It's an amazing, inspiring story.

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