Dwayne Johnson emergency: Surgery after suffering injury at WrestleMania clash

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has undergone abdominal surgery to repair injuries sustained during a WWE match with John Cena.

The 40-year-old Rock announced on Twitter recently that he would be having surgery to repair damage sustained during his WrestleMania clash with John Cena earlier this month, and he's added a few visceral descriptions.

And now Johnson's spokesperson has told E! that the star had an emergency hernia operation on Monday, April 22, forcing him to miss the Hollywood premiere of his new movie, which is ironically entitled Pain & Gain.

Don't panic! Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, pictured at the Miami premiere of Pain and Gain on April 11, had to undergo an emergency hernia operation, but he's fine

He tweeted before the surgery: 'Saw my Dr who had to push my intestines back thru the tear in my abdomen. Kinda romantic. Surgery is next week. #BringItOn.'

According to WWE.com, Johnson met Cena in the ring on April 7, during a WWE Title defence match for WrestleMania 29 and was injured badly in the midsection.

'In the middle of last night's Wrestlemania match I tore my abdomen & abductor muscles off the bone. Just part of the job,' the People's Champion tweeted April 8.

Incapacitated: Dwayne was forced to miss the Hollywood premiere of his film Pain and Gain

'But as we know...It's all about #JustBringIt. WWE Universe, THANK YOU for all the love & well wishes. Means everything to me. #LeaveItAllInTheRing.'

'My drs said that starting back training w/ torn abdominals would be a bitch. Just found out they were right. We gotta push thru…' he added.

And then, on April 13 explained: 'Drs & I elected not to reattach tendons to my pelvis. They'll just scar up.'

Pain and Gain is out on Friday.