John Cena returned to his Dr. of Thuganomics avatar as he interrupted Elias’ segment at WWE WrestleMania 35.
Elias hyped his WrestleMania performance for weeks and it was always anticipated he would be interrupted by some returning superstar. It turned out to be John Cena and that too in his Dr. of Thugonimincs avatar.
Elias came out for his much-hyped performance, but just as he asked the crowd to hold the applause, he was interrupted by a video of Bob Ruth calling his shot in 1932. Just as the video ended, John Cena’s old theme music hit to send the crowd into oblivion.
To everyone’s surprise, Cena was out in his Thuganomics gimmick – wearing his classic chain and jersey attire. He entered the ring and rapped insults at Elias and then laid him out with the five knuckle shuffle and FU before leaving.
This is the first time in five years that Cena is not part of a match at WrestleMania. But Cena has been made an appearance at each WrestleMania event since 2003. Fans wanted him to face Kurt Angle in his farewell match, but Cena could not enter the ring due to his movie commitments.
However, it was refreshing to see him in his old avatar and he gave the fans an amazing moment to remember.