John Cena is back in WWE and he made that point very clear at Money in the Bank. He showed up on Raw this week and laid down a SummerSlam challenge for Roman Reigns. It turns out that he will be around much more often than just a couple of appearances.
The Peacemaker star has an incredibly busy schedule, and that includes shooting a movie in August. Cena has already been confirmed to appear on Friday Night SmackDown this week, and a ratings boost is hopeful.
According to a report from PW Insider, John Cena has committed to a full time schedule with WWE throughout the summer. This will find John Cena in front of the WWE Universe in many cities for the next couple of months. We have posted a list of Cena’s confirmed dates below, a return tour that will stretch until SummerSlam.
– Friday, July 23: SmackDown – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland
– Saturday, July 24: Supershow – PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh
– Sunday, July 25: Supershow – KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.
– Monday, July 26: Raw – T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Mo.
– Friday, July 30: SmackDown – Target Center in Minneapolis
– Saturday, July 31: Supershow – Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee
– Sunday, August 1: Supershow – Little Caesars Arena in Detroit
– Friday, August 6: SmackDown – Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.
– Saturday, August 7: Supershow – Hertz Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.
– Monday, August 9: Raw – Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
– Friday, August 13: SmackDown – BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.
– Saturday, August 14: Supershow – Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.
– Sunday, August 15: Supershow – Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.
– Friday, August 20: SmackDown – Footprint Center in Phoenix
– Saturday, August 21: SummerSlam – Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
We’ll have to see how August 21’st SummerSlam event turns out. He made it clear that Roman Reigns is an “assh*le” who he wants to take down. Cena said that Roman Reigns isn’t the hype he says he is, and that’s coming from one of the biggest hype machines in the history of pro wrestling.
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