John Cena returns to WWE to close 2022. Variety reports that the former WWE Champion will appear on the last SmackDown of the year on December 30, which will take place at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.
More announcements for the episode are expected in the coming weeks.
It’s a welcome return to the ring for Cena, who is now much better known as an actor. He is gearing up for season 2 to return in the lead role of the DC series Peacemaker, after season 1 began on HBO Max earlier this year, which in turn sees Cena reprising his role to continue the story. of the character from James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. He also subsequently appeared in Peacock’s The Independent and Netflix’s The Bubble. Other upcoming Cena projects include Fast X and Coyote vs. Acme.
In June of this year on Raw, Cena returned to WWE TV to celebrate his 20th anniversary with the company. During the broadcast, he became nostalgic, though he said he wasn’t sure when he would wrestle again. His last match was in 2021, when he lost to Roman Reigns for the Universal Title at SummerSlam.
Cena is also rumored to wrestle at WWE WrestleMania 39 this coming April.
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