On top of the already circulating whispers regarding a possible return for Edge, who retired from the ring back in 2011, an injured Nia Jax, and fully-costumed Kane, John Cena, who didn’t wrestle on any WWE PPV in all of 2019, posted the following to his Instagram…
No message included. Just a shot of a previous Royal Rumble event with the countdown clock about to buzz in the match’s next participant.
Does this mean John Cena will be an official entrant in the Men’s Royal Rumble match this Sunday? After all, it’s the perfect spot for someone who doesn’t want to wrestle full time (or any time, really) and just wants to make a fun splash for a few minutes.
On the other hand, Cena could just be trolling. Or he could just be helping WWE promote the PPV as a dedicated company man. All the signals here however seem to sounding the Rumble alarm.
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