The Money in the Bank 2023 event was indeed an affair to remember. The show was a roller coaster of surprises, including the return of Drew McIntyre and the shocking attack by Shayna Baszler on Ronda Rousey. However, one of the most unexpected moments was the appearance of John Cena at the O2 Arena in London’‹.
Cena’s sudden entry into the ring caused quite a stir among the fans. His presence was well appreciated by the crowd, causing a wave of speculation.
Many wondered whether his surprise appearance marked the return of the 16-time World Champion to the wrestling world. Some even speculated that Cena was back to set the stage for SummerSlam’‹.
A “Special One-Off” Appearance
Contrary to the fans’ hopes, an update emerged that Cena’s appearance at Money in the Bank was indeed a ‘special one-off.’
This revelation, reported by Fightful Select, seemingly quashed hopes of the superstar making another run in the immediate future.
The news might have disappointed many of his fans who were eagerly anticipating his return to the wrestling arena on a more regular basis’‹.
Cena’s Mission: A Future WrestleMania in London
Despite his appearance being a one-time event, Cena had a specific mission during his promo at the O2 Arena.
He seemed keen on motivating WWE to host a future WrestleMania event in London. His proposal was very well received by the live crowd, reflecting their eagerness to witness a grand wrestling event in England’s capital’‹.
John Cena Gets A New Challenger: Grayson Waller
Cena’s pitch for a WrestleMania in London was interrupted by a new SmackDown star, Grayson Waller. Waller not only countered Cena’s suggestion but also made a pitch for WrestleMania to be hosted in his native Australia.
This unexpected exchange led to a back-and-forth between Cena and Waller, ultimately culminating in Waller attacking Cena’‹.
However, Cena, true to his form, responded with an Attitude Adjustment, effectively putting Waller down. This encounter added an element of thrill to the event and further solidified Cena’s status as a crowd favourite, despite his limited appearances’‹.
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