Despite formerly being a member of the Smackdown Live roster, Cena will be a free agent upon his return. Then at SummerSlam on August 20, The Big Dog will face either Brock Lesnar or Samoa Joe for the Universal Championship.
Some hardcore wrestling fans are going to hate the idea of Cena vs. Reigns but the WWE really don't care about them.
Once a staple in the main event of WrestleMania, Cena's match was further down on the card in 2017, as it has been in each of the last few years.More news: Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI list with heart condition
Cena recently took to social media to drop a hint on a major feud. Roman Reigns match is still a rumor at the moment. Perhaps both Reigns and Cena will close out SummerSlam 2017, facing each other in a match that would be big enough to be the main event of WrestleMania.
"It's his yard... I'd like to prove that wrong", the 16-time World Heavyweight Champion said in response to a fan asking if he would like to work with Reigns in the future. Now, two weeks before defending Team Red's crown jewel against The Samoan Submission Machine at the inaugural WWE Great Balls of Fire pay-per-view event, The Beast Incarnate returns to Monday night's hottest show. Reigns will have his rubber match against Braun Strowman, and the victor will likely go on to face Lesnar for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam on August 20. Roman Reigns match at WrestleMania 34. Lesnar is an attraction and the most legitimate WWE superstar of all time but he is not the face of the company, a mantle now belonging to Cena. He is set to return to WWE on July 4 on Smackdown Live. He faced Dean Ambrose and AJ Styles in a triple threat match for the WWE Championship at No Mercy in October.