Reason Why John Cena’s Crown Jewel Bout Might Truly Be His Last Wrestling Match?

Published 11/12/2023, 10:41 AM EST

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WWE fans witnessed a good amount of screen time for John Cena in 2023. Compared to other years following his full-time switch to Hollywood, this year was relatively generous in Cena’s appearances. However, new industry insider reports suggest that there is more to the story than we know. Especially the fans who dread Cena’s retirement in WWE might want to take a look at this new information.

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The Cenation Leader’s last match was at Crown Jewel ’23 when he lost to Solo Sikoa. Now that he seems out of the picture, industry insider Dave Meltzer finally spoke on the topic.

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During the Wrestling Observer Radio, it was revealed that even though the WWE legend didn’t wrestle ‘crazy’ this year, he still has reasons to finally stop with combat sports.

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He’s having surgery on both elbows, so you know, that’s you know, he didn’t do a lot. He really didn’t wrestle a lot, but he still ended up with two surgeries, so that says that maybe he won’t do,” the show hosts revealed on the radio.

Even a couple of days ago, the WWE legend made a tweet in which he also mentioned getting therapy for one of his arms done as the other one shall begin soon. The post on ‘X’ read, “Thank you [@JeffDugasMD] and your entire team in Birmingham! One arm fixed, clean & headed for therapy … one arm left to go! Thank you again and see you ASAP for the next one!!

His retirement has been teased ever since he lost his Crown Jewel match. Now, the reports of his elbow surgery confirm that he might not return in 2024 for much in-ring action.

John Cena teases his WWE retirement

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The Hollywood sensation grew to become one of the most loved superstars in the Stamford-based company. Even though his fans are spread across various domains of the profession, Cena is still best known for the time he served in WWE. However, this might be coming to an end.

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Hours after losing the match to the Bloodline member, Cena took to Instagram and posted a picture of English soccer player David Beckham. The picture was from the last match that Beckham played during his professional run as a soccer player. This indicated that Cena also just wrestled his last match at Crown Jewel this year.

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While there are teases regarding his return to WWE, it is better to expect that he wouldn’t be engaging in much in-ring action if that happens.

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Kaif Ali

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Kaif Ali is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports and is a massive WWE enthusiast and he won’t have it any other way. Confused about the third person narrative? Well, what can you expect from someone who grew as a fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. I am also a John Cena fan and follow his “Never Give Up” mantra when it comes to my daily work life.
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Sherjeel Malik

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