For years now, many people have been calling for the heel turn of John Cena. This is the closest we have come to seeing that happen, but will the WWE actually follow through?
One thing is for sure: it does not matter how hard they try, Cena will never get more support at WrestleMania than The Rock. If the company is trying to accomplish that, it is a goal that was doomed from the start.
In my opinion, Cena would be best off if he completed a heel turn in some fashion at WrestleMania. But there are plenty of articles on B/R talking about those scenarios, and I would like to focus on his current feud.
What would be the best outcome for Cena vs. Kane at the Rumble? If they were to go down the path I mentioned before, a vicious beat down by Cena might be an ideal outcome. Also, Kane could win and then blame it on Cena's weakness, thereby driving him closer to the dark side.
People want change, and more and more fans are making it clear that Cena's character has become a tired one. The same thing happened with Hogan, and in his case, the heel turn extended his career and heightened his drawing power significantly.
It can be done, and Cena is a good wrestler, even if he falls into using the same moves. He proved he can showcase his abilities when he had the feud of 2011 against .....