One of the big reasons why John Cena is branching out away from WWE is because he wants to draw in new fans to professional wrestling. He feels that he has already drawn in as much of an audience as possible through traditional methods. Cena now wants to draw in fans by doing movies and television shows. The former world heavyweight champion still has no plans of leaving permanently.
November 27, 2015
As many of you already know, Smackdown is being moved to the USA Network in January. Since WWE wants to stack these shows to put up good numbers, they have decided to contact John Cena and add him to the first couple of television taping. Cena is now scheduled to show up in Laredo for those episodes. The former world heavyweight champion has been off of the road so that he can film a new reality television show.
November 20, 2015
With John Cena still expected to take some time off, WWE is going to have some pretty big shoes to fill. They have already started looking over the roster to see who they can lean on even more. Right now, New Day is very high up on that list. Management feels that they have developed quite the connection with the audience and can help other acts to get over with them. Expect to see them used more on television.
October 13, 2015
When you are the biggest star in the most well known professional wrestling promotion in the world, everyone is going to have their eyes and ears on you. John Cena is taking some time off, and everyone wants to know why. A new report has surfaced that a possible reason why the United States Heavyweight Champion is taking a couple of weeks off is because he is involved in some sort of reality television show about fitness.
October 12, 2015
As some of you may already know by now, the producers of Total Divas actually have a say in what takes place on Monday Night Raw because WWE wants to maintain a good working relationship there. There are reports floating around that Dolph Ziggler and John Cena could soon start feuding with one another. On the reality television show, Ziggler is trying to steal Nikki Bella back from Cena.
September 30, 2015
As many of you already know, John Cena suffered a severely broken nose during Monday Night Raw and will require surgery to repair the damage. WWE decided to give Nikki Bella some time off to be with her real life boyfriend as he heads to the hospital. The Divas Champion missed a television taping this week, but she should be back on the road very soon.
July 30, 2015
Despite reports earlier this week that WWE had dropped him considerably down the ladder, Kevin Owens still worked the main event at a live event with John Cena in what was said to be a very excellent match. That is a sign that the front office still has some faith in him to be able to draw in an audience. We will have to wait and see what happens on television, however.
July 25, 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
For those that are into such things, John Cena's net worth as of 2015 is approximately $35 million. The majority of that, of course, stems from professional wrestling, where he is one of the highest paid performers in WWE. The belief is that he is making at least $5 million a year from the company. Cena is on the road full time, and he is essentially guaranteed a television spot weekly and a pay per view spot each month.
June 4, 2015