Even though they are both well established in the mainstream media, WWE continues to spend a good amount of resource in figuring out new and better ways of marketing The Rock and John Cena. While the internet wrestling community is begging for the focus to be placed on new stars, management knows that the proven commodities are the ones that are going to bring in the most revenue to the company.
October 2, 2015
In a rather strange twist of events, John Laurinaitis is now engaged to be married to Kathy Colace, who happens to be the mother of Brie Bella and Nikki Bella. The two of them revealed the news via social media by posting a photo of themselves at a celebration dinner with John Cena and Nikki. No word yet on whether or not Brie and Daniel Bryan were in attendance, as the two of them did not appear in any of the photos.
September 3, 2015
There is a widespread concern right now that WWE has dropped Kevin Owens down the ladder. While there are not a lot of rungs above John Cena, the cause of the concern is more so because management did not bother capitalizing on his momentum by giving him an immediate story line for Summerslam. He simply floated around on Monday Night Raw this week.
July 21, 2015
When it comes to social media, John Cena shows more of his real life personality than he does on television, and WWE is not happy about that. The United States Heavyweight Champion revealed that management has asked him to change things up so that it suits his television character a bit more. They do not want to confuse the children that follow him online.
July 19, 2015
There might be a good amount of backstage heat coming towards Antonio Cesaro. During his match on Monday Night Raw with John Cena, Cesaro gave the middle finger to Cena, which immediately prompted the production crew to censor that particular segment by putting up a blank screen for a second or two.
June 30, 2015
Over the weekend, John Cena worked a live event in Louisiana. While delivering the Attitude Adjustment to Wade Barrett, his nose ended up being busted. The United States Heavyweight Champion grabbed a towel immediately after the match. He then got on the microphone to let the fans know about his injury. Despite the damage done to his face, the belief is that Cena will still be more than willing to work Money in the Bank.
June 8, 2015
To the internet wrestling community, it was just another day when John Cena pointed to a cancer patient in the audience and told the kid to keep on fighting. That is because he helps children around the world on a near daily basis. However, the mainstream media isn't as familiar with the United States Heavyweight Champion, so a lot of outlets started covering the story, which brought in some free and welcomed publicity for WWE.
June 8, 2015
Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
Never one to avoid controversy, Vince Russo has drawn the ire of the internet wrestling community yet again. The source of discontent stems from the fact that he took to social media to say that Sami Zayn, who made his debut on Monday Night Raw this week, was not a television star yet. He stated that while the hardcore fans might know of him, the masses just assumed that he was some jobber that was in the ring with John Cena.
May 6, 2015
According to Hollywood Life, John Cena is as good of a relationship counselor as he is a professional wrestler. An article was published that stated that the former world heavyweight champion convinced Wiz Khalifa to reconcile with his estranged wife. Apparently, the discussion worked out pretty well because the world famous rapper is now back with Amber Rose. Their relationship has long been covered by the mainstream media.
April 5, 2015