If you are not a fan of spoilers, feel free to stop reading this story.
Now that I have gotten that out of the way, time to get down to business. According to WrestlingINC.com, during last night's SmackDown taping, a new stipulation was added for Sunday's pay-per-view.
It was announced at Tuesday's WWE SmackDown tapings that the steel cage match between John Cena vs. Big Show at Sunday's No Way Out pay-per-view will see John Cena get fired from WWE if he loses. It was previously announced that Laurinaitis will be fired by Vince McMahon if Big Show loses.
For the third pay-per-view in a row, it appears the WWE has the perfect opportunity to write John Cena off and give him a much-needed vacation. However, it's highly unlikely to happen as the WWE's main-event roster is very thin right now and they almost need Cena's presence to help sell events.
With the loss of Randy Orton, Chris Jericho, Rey Mysterio and The Miz, the WWE is really running out of options for storylines.
Giving John Cena time off now could prove to be detrimental to the company. Ultimately, they had the perfect opportunity to write him off after Extreme Rules. At that time their roster was pretty much intact and they could have easily slid in any of the aforementioned wrestlers and not skipped a beat.
If this is indeed Cena's last stand for a while, the time off should serve him well. He has his hands full outside of the ring with his impending divorce and could use the time to rejuvenate himself and his on-air character.
In the end, I guess we won't know until Sunday or possibly even Monday what the WWE has in store for Cena or Johnny Ace.
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