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Mark Henry fools the WWE Universe

Many expected Henry to announce retirement (©GettyImages)
Many expected Henry to announce retirement (©GettyImages).

WWE superstar Mark Henry fooled the whole of the WWE Universe on Monday Night RAW after originally hinting he would retire.

The wrestler has had a few weeks off screen recovering from minor injuries suffered at Extreme Rules when he faced Sheamus, but his return to TV screens was announced on Friday Night Smackdown and a promo was used at WWE Payback on Sunday.

When it came to RAW on Monday, the first glimpse of Mark Henry was when he made his way into the arena and he was dressed in formal attire and was chatting to two other superstars, Titus O'Neil and Darren Young, with Young clearly emotional about what Henry was saying.

The attention's then turned to WWE champion John Cena who made his way to the ring to address the WWE universe and to thank them for their support and after he had finished, Mark Henry's music hit the arena.

In a flashy pink suit, Henry put down a pair of boots at the top of the ramp and then made his way to the ring where he made an emotional speech.

The World's Strongest Man, as he is known, brought up his family and thanked them for their support, he then thanked the fans and revealed his delight at being able to travel the world during his WWE career.

After making the speech, he then announced he was formally retiring.

The champion, Cena, then made his way back into the ring to raise Mark Henry's arm and then offer the big-man a hug, which then turned sour for Cena.

Henry embraced the champion before lifting him up and slamming him on the mat with the World's Strongest Slam.

He then stood over Cena's body and shouted: "I'm not done yet, I've still got a lot in me, your championship will be mine."

So it was all a massive prank by Mark Henry about his retirement and he is now set to face John Cena at the next Pay-Per-View which is Money in the Bank.

Below you can see the tweets Mark Henry sent out before Monday Night RAW.

- TheMarkHenry ‏@TheMarkHenry 17 Jun

Whether you loved or hated me in my career.I was all ways there for you.i appreciate u all. Good or bad I will live forever with u the fans.

- TheMarkHenry ‏@TheMarkHenry 17 Jun

#raw #wwe I have spoke to my family and hope to talk to all of you fans tomorrow live from Grand Rapids. Guys Father Time is undefeated.

- TheMarkHenry ‏@TheMarkHenry 16h

I know everyone wants answers,to emotional give me a few days.

Then after RAW, this is what he Tweeted.

- TheMarkHenry ‏@TheMarkHenry 10h

When I stop laughing at ALL of you I will send a proper tweet.

    

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