John Cena Defends His Reduced WWE Schedule

For well over a decade, John Cena has been considered WWE's workhorse. After 14 years with the company, Cena has taken a lighter schedule, and he knows he deserves it.

Injuries have been piling up for the 15-time world champion Cena, with him missing seven months before his return at WWE Money in the bank. Many fans have noticed the star's reduced work schedule of late, and commented on it. Cena took to Twitter to clear the air about the situation and defend his schedule.

"I have not "earned" a slower schedule, I have "earned" an opportunity to challenge the limits of work capacity," Cena said. "My heart, life's work, and being has been, is, and will ALWAYS be (WWE, down since day one."

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Cena has made mainstream headlines over his years of WWE service for his workload outside of working events -- he's well known and highly regarded for his work with Make-A-Wish as well. The 39-year old Cena has been a huge star for WWE, but has barely been involved in the world title picture over the last two years.

Cena has also seen his demand in Hollywood increase recently. After years of starring in WWE films such as The Marine, 12 Rounds and Legendary, Cena has participated in four $100 million dollar earning movies, Sisters, Trainwrecked, Surf's Up 2, and Daddy's Home. Cena will also be hosting the 2016 ESPY Awards.

John Cena is scheduled to team with Enzo Amore and Big Cass to take on The Club at WWE Battleground on July 24.

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