John Cena is set to return from his shoulder injury in the Memorial Day episode of Monday Night Raw on May 23. The latest WWE rumors suggest that the current plan being talked about for Cena is to have him face Roman Reigns at SummerSlam in August.
According to Cageside Seats, John Cena vs. Roman Reigns is rumored to be the main event match for this year’s biggest event of the summer. If this is indeed the plan for both superstars, it is likely that Reigns will be coming in as the WWE World Heavyweight champion.
Reigns are currently in a very entertaining feud with A.J. Styles, who he will face this Sunday at Extreme Rules. He defends his WWE World title in an Extreme Rules match but it may end with the champ retaining his belt.
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On the other hand, Cena just proved again that he has superhuman healing powers. He was set to miss nine months after undergoing shoulder surgery last January but was cleared to return in just five months.
Blake Oestreicher of Forbes speculates that Cena may end up feuding with Rusev for the United States championship after Extreme Rules. Rusev will be challenging Kalisto for the US title at this Sunday’s event.
The 15-time WWE World champion still have three months before the planned feud with Roman Reigns. SummerSlam 2016 will be on August 21, 2016, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. It will the 29th edition of SummerSlam and is the second-biggest event of the year.
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However, it’s all just speculations at this point since WWE tends to change their plans on a regular basis. As mentioned in a previous report, Vince McMahon is getting tired of Roman Reigns not getting over the crowd which could result to a different feud for SummerSlam.
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