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John Cena is gearing up for his WWE return.

If you recall, Cena was first introduced as a babyface on the SmackDown brand back in 2002 when he made his debut with the company in a singles match against Kurt Angle.

They would later turn Cena into a heel, and he would portray that character until 2004 when he turned into a babyface.

After winning the WWE Title from John Bradshaw Layfield at WrestleMania 21 in 2005, the sports entertainment company has continued to keep him as a babyface due to his popularity with younger fans.

For years now, the older male audience has called for the former WWE Champion to turn heel and go to the dark side.

Not only because they want to change Cena from being portrayed as a babyface, which he has done for over a decade but also because he was such a great heel back in the day.

WWE has considered doing this in the past, but at the end of the day, WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and other WWE officials have yet to pull the trigger on a Cena heel turn.

The sports entertainment company is not advertising Cena for any upcoming events. He was last seen when he beat Triple H in the opening match on the main card of the Greatest Royal Rumble pay-per-view event in April.

Just last week, Cena took to his official Twitter account where he announced that is set to make his return to in-ring competition for the WWE as he is slated to work the upcoming live event in Shanghai, China. He is also advertised for the upcoming Superstar Show-Down event.

First up, in a recent advertisement, Cena challenged Seth Rollins to a match at the show in China that is slated to go down at the Mercedes Benz Arena on Saturday, Sept. 1. Ronda Rousey, as well as Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, Nia Jax, Sasha Banks, Alexa Bliss, Finn Bálor, Jinder Mahal, Matt Hardy, Bray Wyatt and many more are advertised for this show.

Switching gears, WWE has already confirmed that Cena will face former Universal Champion Kevin Owens at the upcoming Superstar Show-Down event.

The WWE Super Show-Down pay-per-view event takes place on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne, Australia and will air on the WWE Network. Both Raw and SmackDown brands will be featured. Here is the updated card:

Singles Match: Triple H vs. The Undertaker

Singles Match: John Cena vs. Kevin Owens

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