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WWE formally announced Friday that John Cena and Solo Sikoa will conflict in a one-on-one match at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4.
Cena has been embroiled in a rivalry with The Bloodline in latest weeks, and at Fastlane earlier this month he teamed with LA Knight to beat Sikoa and Jimmy Uso in a tag-team bout.
On final week’s episode of SmackDown, Cena and Sikoa bought into one other bodily altercation, which set the stage for his or her upcoming match at Crown Jewel.
Whereas Cena and Knight had been victorious at Fastlane, Cena lower a promo final week on SmackDown about the way it had been 2,002 days since he final gained a televised singles match.
For a second, Cena gave the impression to be hinting towards retirement, however he switched up shortly and vowed to beat down anybody who walked down the aisle and stepped as much as him.
Sikoa answered the problem and had Jimmy Uso in tow, however Jey Uso made a shock look and took out Jimmy, which allowed Cena to hit Solo with an Perspective Adjustment.
Now, Cena will look to finish his prolonged drought in opposition to Sikoa at Crown Jewel, whereas the enforcer of The Bloodline will try to attain the largest win of his younger profession.
Including much more intrigue to the match is the truth that it may conceivably be Cena’s last bout earlier than he goes again to Hollywood and resumes his burgeoning performing profession.
The author and actor strikes opened a window of alternative for Cena to return to WWE, however Cena admitted after Fastlane that he must return to Hollywood as quickly as filming resumes for a undertaking he’s engaged on, telling reporters:
“I’ve made it clear which you can’t do each due to the legal responsibility insurance coverage. If I had been to attempt to juggle each, that is very egocentric as a result of I’d put an entire lot of individuals within the film enterprise out of labor if one thing had been to occur to me. …
“Sure, I ended a undertaking in the midst of it, I can not even speak in regards to the undertaking due to the strike, however we’re in the midst of it. As quickly as we get again to work, we return to work. I do not management any of that. I am crossing my fingers and I hope we are able to discover a resolve everyone seems to be pleased with. For proper now, I really feel that is the easiest way I may help. To come back again house to my household.”
Nevertheless, the 46-year-old veteran bought followers speaking final week when he posted a photograph on his Instagram web page that urged he may cling round longer than anticipated.
The photograph was of Leonardo DiCaprio from the film “The Wolf of Wall Avenue,” and within the specific scene depicted, DiCaprio’s character yelled, “I am not leaving!”
As of now, Cena is just marketed for WWE appearances by means of Crown Jewel, but when the Instagram submit is any indication, it’s potential his match in opposition to Sikoa will not be the tip of the 16-time world champion’s present run.
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