“Cena Is Simping”: WWE Universe Go Nuts Over John Cena and Rhea Ripley’s Untelevised MITB Footage

Published 07/06/2023, 8:45 AM EDT

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The O2 Arena in London witnessed one of the most surprising returns of all time. John Cena would make his return to WWE after being last seen at WrestleMania 39. He would then suggest a WrestleMania in London, and then get involved in a segment with Grayson Waller. However, his one untelevised spot at the event caught everyone’s attention.

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Soon after the event was done, Cena would be spotted alongside Rhea Ripley backstage. This untelevised moment was captured in a TikTok video by WWE’s official account, and it started doing rounds on the internet. And, soon enough the entire WWE universe started flooding the video with their reactions.

WWE fans react as John Cena gets spotted with Rhea Ripley

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Both Cena and Ripley are two of the most over WWE superstars right now. Fans love their presence, and when at Money in The Bank, both of them were spotted together, the entire WWE universe lost their calm.

Although the footage came out much later, it was still enough to hype up the fans. While some suggested Cena was turning heel and joining The Judgment Day, the majority of the fans were instead claiming that Cena was trying his luck on Mami.

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The video saw, both of them speaking, and then Ripley walking away. While Cena turns toward the camera and stares with a blank look. The conclusion gave of a very ‘Jim Halpert’ vibe from The Office US. However, as soon as the video was released, the reactions started coming in.

Here are some of the top reactions to this clip from WWE fans.

Nevertheless, the moment did not add up to anything and was meant for the fans to enjoy. Rhea Ripley recently faced Natalya and defeated her to retain her World title. Heading into SummerSlam, Ripley is yet to have a feud for herself.

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However, there are no reports of John Cena returning for the event in Detroit next month.

What has WWE planned for Rhea Ripley and John Cena in the future?

John Cena last wrestled at WrestleMania 39, where was defeated by Austin Theory. Cena would pass on the torch to Theory and then get busy with his Hollywood career. However, with SummerSlam 2023 coming near, there are no reports of Cena returning for the event.

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Rhea Ripley also won her title against Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania 39 but is yet to have a strong feud for her title. At SummerSlam 2023, fans expect Ripley to feud against Raquel Rodriguez, which could be a very hard-hitting match.

What do you make of the interaction between Cena and Ripley backstage? Let us know in the comments.

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Shounak Chakrabarti

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Shounak Chakrabarti is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports who brings a wealth of knowledge and a keen eye for detail to his analysis of professional wrestling. With a deep passion for the sport that dates back to his childhood, Shounak has immersed himself in every aspect of the industry, from the career trajectories of WWE superstars to their personal lives and beyond. As a journalism graduate, Shounak is a firm believer in the power of digital journalism to provide fans with a unique perspective on pro wrestling.
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