John Cena addresses WWE Wrestlemania 40 speculation and says he’ll be “free that day”

As previously noted, there has been some talk of John Cena potentially appearing at WWE Wrestlemania 40 in a role that is “fun, short and memorable.” During an appearance on The Tonight Show, Cena commented on the speculation…

“People are talking, WrestleMania 40. They’re speculating that The Rock and I will be in the ring in Philadelphia for WrestleMania 40. They’re gonna keep talking until it happens. We don’t know yet. That was not satisfactory [when the crowd groaned]. We just took the wind out of your sails. Do you want me to make a promise I can’t keep? Do you want me to write a check I can’t cash? Am I in the business of writing checks that my ass can’t cash? Is that what we’re doing here? Is that the type of outfit you’re running?”

“It’s April 6 in Philadelphia. I know exactly where it is. I’m free that day. I’m just saying. I’m just saying to you guys out there. Now, the energy’s coming back a little bit. The suspense is building.” (quotes courtesy of