John Cena is a renowned and accomplished professional wrestler who has left a lasting impact on the industry. Regarded as one of the most iconic figures in pro wrestling history, Cena’s exceptional in-ring abilities, magnetic personality, and ability to connect with audiences have propelled him to household name status not only in the wrestling community but also in mainstream media. He had humble beginnings in pro wrestling and it seems Cena might have felt threatened by wrestlers who looked like him.
In 2000, John Cena signed a contract with WWE and made his way to the company’s developmental promotion at the time, OVW. He would then make his debut on the main roster in 2002, confronting Kurt Angle.
Cena did not have a great time initially in WWE, as he was largely seen as a bland babyface. In fact, Cena was close to the chopping block before he debuted the Doctor Of Thuganomics gimmick that saved his career.
While speaking on a recent episode of Cafe de Rene, a fan asked Renee Dupree if Cena felt threatened by superstars who looked similar to him, such as Chris Masters. Dupree claimed that Cena did feel threatened by those who looked similar to him.
“Very much so. Very much so. Yeah. The American with muscular physiques and tall and good-looking, yep. 100%.”
WWE has already discussed John Cena vs Logan Paul for WrestleMania 39. That being said, WWE’s actual plans will see Cena face Austin Theory at the Show of Shows instead, so a match with Logan Paul seems unlikely now.
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