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John Cena has been the face of the company for seven years now and in that time, he's pretty much stuck to the same gimmick.
Now, I'm not one of the Cena "haters," but I do think John's character has become as stale as it's ever been.
Whenever he comes out on Raw, we get the same promo from him about how "someone's abusing their power" or "I'll overcome the odds and make you proud of me." You know the ones.
The changes I'd make to Cena's character are just small things to make him feel fresher.
I'd make him look vulnerable at times, like he isn't Superman. Let me give you an example. Two weeks ago, Cena got knocked out by Big Show.
This week, he comes back all smiles and full of fat jokes. It takes away all of the work that WWE has done by trying to make his opponent look strong.
I'd also have John change up his promos from time to time.
Too often we see the happy-go-lucky, nothing-bothers-me attitude from Cena, which is fine for what it is, as long as they leave the toilet humour and jackass behaviour behind the curtain.
For example, when John came back this week, I'd have had him come out and cut an angry promo on the Big Show. You know, face full of rage and anger with no jokes. Make it seem as if it matters to him.
If it looks like it matters to Cena, more fans will buy into it and invest in the storylines he's involved in.
With his current character, it makes it very hard to believe that anyone can beat him.
I'm not blaming John for that, because it isn't his fault his character's that way, it's also down to creative and the McMahons.
A fresh John Cena would be good for live audiences, TV viewers and I think John would benefit from it too.