News regarding John Cena’s match from the December 30th 2022 edition of Smackdown

As seen during the December 30th 2022 edition of WWE Smackdown, John Cena and Kevin Owens defeated the unified WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns and Sami Zayn.

Dave Meltzer of noted that Cena was “obviously being protected” during the match since he hadn’t been in the ring for a long time and “everything was said to be very carefully done.” Meltzer also wrote that “with all the push by FOX on NFL games for the match, the feeling was Cena had to hit the Attitude Adjustment and look strong.”

One full week after the show aired, the YouTube video of Cena’s match had just under six million views. Via Twitter, Cena commented on the reaction to his match…

“Thank you WWE Universe for investing your time and energy with me. I never overlook how lucky I am to have 2 decades of moments filled with your voice and passion. To everyone behind the scenes, in the ring, live and around the world.”

Cena is rumored to be having a match at Wrestlemania 39 against either Logan Paul or Austin Theory.