John Cena Filmed Segment With Austin Theory At WWE Smackdown In Tampa

A changed live event main event could have a lot more behind it than meets the eye.

Fightful Select has learned that WWE had at least planned to film something with John Cena and WWE United States Champion Austin Theory while Cena was in for the December 30 Smackdown show.

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Theory was originally scheduled to main event the Toronto live event that night in a cage match with Seth Rollins. However, Theory was pulled from that show to travel to Tampa, where he was set to film a segment with John Cena. We aren't told if that was to be digital, for future use, for 2K, but the segment was filmed.

We can confirm WrestlingNews.co's report that as of November, there were loose plans for John Cena vs. Logan Paul to take place at WrestleMania internally, but two months later, we don't know where that stands.

While John Cena was at Tampa, he also worked on WWE promotional materials and did Make-A-Wish. We're told that he put in a full day of work.

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