There is no one like him. While he might not always be the most popular star in WWE, there are very few names in the history of the wrestling industry to reach the level of John Cena. Over a long, distinguished career, Cena became the face of WWE and helped carry it for several years. While Cena has mainly moved on to Hollywood, his appearances still mean a lot. Now we know what is next for him.

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This week on SmackDown, a tag team match was announced between Roman Reigns/Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens/a partner of Owens’s choosing on the December 30 SmackDown. As the Bloodline was in the ring at the end of the show, John Cena popped up on screen, announcing that he will be Owens’ partner. Cena said that he wanted to continue his twenty year streak of having at least one match in WWE alive. Cena’s appearance on the December 30 show had already been announced, but his role had not been confirmed.

Cena has done some great things on SmackDown before. Check out his work on the show:

Opinion: Cena’s name did pop into my head as soon as the match was announced, but there is something very special about seeing him being officially set. While he is no longer around full time and WWE has moved on, it still means a lot to have Cena around. He bring star power and a level of importance to the show that you do not see from almost anyone else so this should be a great way to close out the year.

What do you think of the announcement? How will Cena do in his return to the ring? Let us know in the comments below.

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