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John Cena vs Roman Reigns could headline SummerSlam

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Several injured WWE superstars are expected to make their return to the ring over the next few weeks. It all begins with John Cena returning to the squared circle on Memorial Day on May 30, with Seth Rollins, Bray Wyatt, and Randy Orton following not far behind him.

All four superstars are at the stage in their careers now where they must always be considered to be main event stars, so any one of them could end up facing Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at some point this year.

The one most likely to get a title shot first would be Rollins as he never lost the championship in the first place. He had to relinquish the championship when he tore his ACL, MCL and meniscus in November last year.

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However, he isn't expected to win due to the company's push of The Big Dog as their next top star, or be in the main event at SummerSlam later this year - WWE's second biggest pay-per-view of the year - which leaves the door open for another superstar. 

Could it be Wyatt? Doubt it. Orton? Nope. Cageside Seats have reported it could possibly be the leader of the Cenation that will face Reigns for the WWE's top title at SummerSlam, and they could headline as well.

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They said: "John Cena vs. Roman Reigns has apparently been talked about as a possible headlining match at SummerSlam this year."

Yes, the rumors are continuing to stir of Cena facing off against Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on August 21. This has close to perfect booking written all over it for many reasons.

First of all, the WWE has been teasing the possibility of the leader of the Cena picking up World title number 16 for some time now, and this summer could finally be the time he achieves this goal. 

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Winning here would see him tie Ric Flair's record of the most World Championships ever won by a superstar in history as recognized by the WWE. It's a record he's bound to break before calling it a day on his in-ring career, and it could happen this summer.

The WWE could also continue with building on their push of Reigns as their new face of the WWE. Essentially, this could be booked as a changing of the guard match as The Big Dog takes the spot as the new top guy in the company, although some fans will believe it's too soon for that or he isn't entitled to that honor yet.

One final way the WWE could book this match is for the former Shield member's highly anticipated heel turn. Many fans and critics alike - including WWE Hall of Famers - believe Reigns needs to have a heel turn like many other top guys have had in the past before he can be accepted as the next face of the company by the WWE Universe.

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The leader of the Cenation would be the perfect opponent for The Powerhouse as he is one of the best babyfaces in the business and he can put on great matches against heels. So long as the WWE books the feud correctly, Roman Reigns vs John Cena would be an awesome rivalry if it ever takes place.

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SummerSlam
WWE
Roman Reigns
John Cena
Vince McMahon

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