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WrestleMania 28 Review: Brock Lesnar's Return Explains John Cena's Loss

LAS VEGAS - JULY 11:  Brock Lesnar reacts after knocking out Frank Mir during their heavyweight title bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
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Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistMarch 27, 2016

While the WWE calling for John Cena to lose to The Rock at WrestleMania 28 was still the wrong move, at least there is a legitimate reason behind the move.

That reason is Brock Lesnar.

After the stunning main-event loss, The Rock and Cena have ended their feud, but the storyline of rebirth for the CeNation leader has begun. Lesnar will help usher Cena’s change in by beating him down.

I fully expect Cena to lose to Brock Lesnar when this new feud ultimately culminates in a match at SummerSlam, but it will be what happens after that which will shape the landscape of the WWE.

NoDQ.com is reporting on the possible future of the WWE title and the rumors around Lesnar and The Rock:

As seen on RAW, The Rock teased a run with the WWE Title. Speculation is that Lesnar will eventually challenge The Rock for the WWE Title at WrestleMania 29.

With the WWE’s desire to get all the rub that The Rock can provide and the success of his last run with Cena over the last year, the WWE brass wants to go all in for what will be Rock’s final WrestleMania.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 16: John Cena attends a press conference to announce that MetLife Stadium will host WWE Wrestlemania 29 in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on February 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images
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Lesnar will work with Cena to return to ring shape and give the WWE a boost while Dwayne Johnson is off making movies, but as WrestleMania 29 approaches, Lesnar will turn his attention to The Rock.

Add in the WWE title somewhere along the line and you could have the biggest main event in WWE history.

John Cena fans will feel that this is all about their star being cast aside for the older stars, but the string of losses will be good for his character in the long run. As the years go on, younger stars will be putting Cena over because he is doing it for the older stars now.


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