“Dwayne Johnson May Have a Problem” – WWE Legend Paul Heyman Believes John Cena is a Bigger Box-office Star Than The Rock

Published 08/25/2021, 11:06 AM EDT
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Charles Sykes/REX/Shutterstock (1302060k) Dwayne Johnson and JOHN CENA WrestleMania XXVII Press Conference, New York, America – 30 Mar 2011


Paul Heyman maybe The Legal Counsel to The Tribal Chief, he still has immense praise for Roman Reigns’ SummerSlam 2021 rival, John Cena.

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During a conversation with Ryan Satin, Paul Heyman revealed that John Cena is the biggest attraction in the box office. In fact, right now, he’s bigger than Dwayne Johnson a.k.a. The Rock.

“He is the biggest box office attraction in WWE for the past fifteen years and rightfully so, he is now. Dwayne Johnson may have a problem with it but he’s pretty much the biggest box office star in Hollywood. Certainly the biggest action adventure star in Hollywood right now and rightfully so.”

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Now, this conversation happened before SummerSlam 2021. So, the conversation started with Heyman letting the audience know that The Tribal Chief appreciates the acknowledgement, and then proceeded to reveal that Cena may not be able to defeat Roman Reigns, but he’s definitely A HUGE DEAL!

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John Cena should return to the WWE ring soon

The Invisible Man and The Tribal Chief put up a great fight during SummerSlam 2021. Unfortunately for The Invisible Man, the results did not favour him. Reigns emerged victorious and continued his run as The Universal Champion.

Following this, he thanked the WWE Universe for the incredible welcome and the overall experience. He felt at home and felt within the family. However, he has taken a break from the WWE schedule, and assured he’ll come back soon.

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Now, it was rumoured that Cena would stick around after SummerSlam 2021 as well but it looks like he’s gone away for a while! But, it’s for sure that this wasn’t his last match. He revealed wanting to do much more before he has his official last match.

Currently, it’s unknown when he will come back, but when he does, the WWE Universe will be waiting for him with open arms.

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Roman Reigns has a new rival to worry about

SummerSlam 2021 finished with a BANG! Why? Well, The Beast, Brock Lesnar, returned.

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Roman Reigns stood in the ring, completely shocked. Even Paul Heyman was taken aback. However, Lesnar came back with a new hairstyle and smirk. The Tribal Chief has a new rival in town, and maybe there’s a new Chief in Town!

WWE surely knows how to get a pop out of the WWE Universe!

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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