“John Cena Will Rival The Rock In Hollywood”: Says Former WWE Superstar

Published 09/04/2020, 12:39 PM EDT


Rob Van Dam (RVD) is one of the most decorated wrestlers in the world. Often considered the top star of the now oblivious ECW, he has wrestled some of the greatest names in the business. It is only obvious he knows a lot about top Superstars, especially John Cena.

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In a recent interview with 411mania, RVD spoke about his time in WWE. While discussing a lot of things, RVD was asked about his work experience with WWE’s top star. RVD had some choice words for the 16-time World Champion.

RVD reveals his experience with John Cena

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The duo started feuding in 2006. Their rivalry ultimately saw RVD cashing in his Money In The Bank contract and defeating John Cena at ECW ‘One Night Stand.’ Resultantly, he became the WWE Champion for the first and only time in his career.

RVD said that John Cena is one of the best wrestlers to work with. Now that Cena is focusing more on his other projects, RVD feels Cena will be more powerful than The Rock in Hollywood.

“I think that he’ll have his own path, and I think that he’ll do very well. He’s already doing very well. I think that Rock has carved out his own path that’s probably gonna just for The Rock.”

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RVD loved working with Cena, citing that his ability to control the crowd was magnificent. Cena became the face in his own right.

“I knew John when he was still working at Gold’s Gym at Venice Beach. He would check me in when I would come in to work out. And to see him go where he went, it was cool to see that. But also, he stayed there [WWE] for a long time because he is that good in the ring, in the office, everywhere.”

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RVD made a brief return to WWE in 2013. However, he left the company in 2015. He now wrestles in the rival company Impact Wrestling. During the Raw Reunion in 2019, RVD had made a special appearance.

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Angana Roy

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Angana Roy is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports, having published more than 800 professional wrestling articles. She is currently pursuing higher studies in English language and literature from the University of Calcutta and has over three years of experience in journalism. As a life-long fan of the sports entertainment brand of pro-wrestling, her work consists of live coverage of weekly shows, PPVs, speculating the future course of storylines and everything in between.

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