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Just as any post-WrestleMania Raw does, this past Monday's show provided us with a few hints towards the next pay-per-view card. A potential WWE Championship match between John Cena and Ryback is certainly one of them.
And I know what you're thinking...how about Mark Henry?
As of now, this match does not warrant his presence. He already lost in his WWE Championship shot and Ryback, who is coming off the feud with Henry, now seems a tad more interested in Cena.
Henry, however, wouldn't necessarily be written off the angle entirely. He could run-in out of frustration of being left off the card and take out both men during the extreme rules match.
Having Cena drop the title so quickly after defeating The Rock wouldn't make much sense, so we'll throw him the win.
But the screwy finish would supply creative with a number of sensible outcomes.
For one, it'll keep whatever credibility Ryback has left intact. After coming off numerous pay-per-view losses, his character could ill-afford to suffer yet another clean. If he drops a match again, then why should we care about Ryback?
Second, Henry running in would also give us an alternative ending to the traditional Super Cena comeback victory, similar to his win against Brock Lesnar at last year's event.
And last, this would supply creative with a solid and lengthy triple-threat storyline for the next few months. Finding a legitimate contender to Cena's title isn't the clearest task at the moment. Prolonging this feud for a decent amount of time would give the creative team opportunities to develop some credible threats for the champion soon after the angle ends.
Regardless, we watch Extreme Rules to see, well, the extreme. Cena and Ryback should have no problems delivering that to us.