This past week on Monday Night Raw the WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins laid down a huge challenge to John Cena.
Last week both Cena and Rollins competed in the main event as Rollins hit a knee which evidently broke the nose of John Cena.
WINNER TAKES ALL
This has resulted in the United States Champion missing a number of dates including Monday Night Raw and the tour of Australia.
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The following week Rollins took great pride in injuring Cena, and sent a huge challenge Cena’s way when he asked for a champion vs. champion match at SummerSlam.
Meaning, winner takes all. Either Rollins or Cena should walk out of Brooklyn's Barclays Center with two titles.
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However, according to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Rollins and Cena are set to work together for a number of months to come and SummerSlam won’t mark the end of their feud.
Leading up to their title vs. title match, Rollins is expected to continue bragging about the damage he caused to Cena’s face.
This past week Rollins debuted a great new shirt, mocking Cena’s gear. It read ‘Never Shuts Up’ on the front whilst mocking Cena’s trademark ‘You Can’t See Me’ on the back. Instead it read ‘You Can’t See Knee’ in the same style as Cena’s merchandise.
It’s also being reported that Rollins will continue to wear this merchandise to mock Cena, whilst new merchandise is also expect to debut on screen before being available to purchase on WWEShop.com.
The new merchandise Rollins will wear on-screen is expected to be a parody of Cena and his merchandise once more.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN AT SUMMERSLAM?
The fact that the winner takes all at SummerSlam makes it more interesting.
If there’s anybody on the entire WWE roster that can hold both the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and the United States Champion, it’s John Cena.
It wouldn’t come as a surprise though. It’s no secret that ratings have declined in recent months and Cena being the big merchandise seller as well as the face of the company means being the champion again could improve a number of things.
Can Rollins be seen as someone who can hold both titles? Some fans still aren’t sold by his title reign so adding another title to his collection may not be the way to go.
Then again, it would establish him as an ever bigger heel.
There are a number of possibilities, especially if the two are set to battle for months to come.
Another one might include an inconclusive finish which sees the two continuing to battle, whilst Sheamus could also cash-in on Cena – assuming he defeats Rollins at SummerSlam – which would allow Rollins and Cena to compete for the United States Championship in the coming months.
With it being a winner takes all match, as well as a lengthy feud being on the cards; it’s certainly going to be an interesting few months ahead.
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