Since COVID-19 and even just a little earlier than the pandemic hit, John Cena has been transitioning away from skilled wrestling and extra into the Hollywood aspect of life as others similar to The Rock and Batista have.
WWE is heading over to Cardiff, Wales, for his or her first PLE inside a stadium in the UK since SummerSlam 1992, when The British Bulldog defeated Bret Hart in the primary occasion to win the Intercontinental Championship.
“I have been coming over to Cardiff for 15+ years,” 16-time WWE Champion John Cena mentioned whereas at Comic-Con Wales. “I am not going to be at Conflict [at the Castle]. I want I used to be.”
This time, the present might be headlined by Roman Reigns defending the Undisputed WWE Common Championship towards the UK’s personal Drew McIntyre, because the Scottish Warrior seeks to finish the 700+ day championship reign of The Tribal Chief.
Not together with reside occasions, Reigns is undefeated when dealing with McIntyre as he has defeated him thrice on PLEs and one time on “Monday Night time Uncooked.” In a “Uncooked” vs. “SmackDown” match, Reigns most lately defeated McIntyre at Survivor Sequence 2020.
The final time that Cena wrestled in Cardiff, Wales, was when he took on and defeated Dolph Ziggler at a Dwell Occasion in November 2011. That marked Cena’s eighth victory in Wales, leaving him at an ideal 8-0.
Cena has not wrestled for WWE in almost a 12 months, having his final televised match for the corporate at SummerSlam 2021 when he took on the person McIntyre is trying to defeat on September third, Reigns, for the Common Championship. Cena in the end got here up brief in successful what would have been his record-setting seventeenth World Championship, surpassing the file set by two-time WWE Corridor of Famer Ric Flair.
The Chief of the Cenation final appeared on the June twenty seventh version of “Monday Night time Uncooked” — the 20th anniversary of his WWE debut. Cena was met with the admiration of many performers backstage and the WWE Universe in attendance.
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