Tonight at Cash within the Financial institution 2017, Jinder Mahal retained his WWE World Championship. His feud with Randy Orton appears to have come to an finish, so who will problem Jinder Mahal for the title subsequent?
Nothing has been set in stone fairly but, however the present rumor is that Jinder Mahal’s subsequent opponent might be John Cena. Cena makes his return to the WWE on an episode of SmackDown Reside on July 4th, two weeks from this coming Tuesday.
It had already been rumored that John Cena can be difficult the WWE World Champion as quickly as he returned. However final week, Sportskeeda specifically reported that Cena is about to face Jinder Mahal. A minimum of a part of this report turned out to be correct, as Mahal retained the championship at Cash within the Financial institution this Sunday.
So when will this match happen? Nicely, Sportskeeda’s report states that it'll occur at SummerSlam, which is sensible contemplating that is the subsequent pay-per-view involving SmackDown Stay superstars. The one different pay-per-view between at times is Nice Balls of Hearth, which is a Uncooked-exclusive occasion.
Cena has not been on WWE programming since WrestleMania 33, when he confronted The Miz within the ring and proposed to Niki Bella. It was just lately introduced that Cena will return as a free agent, which means he might be allowed to seem on each Uncooked and SmackDown. Nonetheless, it seems to be like Cena’s SummerSlam opponent can be a fellow member of the SmackDown Stay roster.
The subsequent time Cena wins the championship, will probably be an enormous deal, as he has presently had 16 reigns as a world champion. This implies he's tied with Ric Aptitude for world championship reigns, and he'll beat that document if he is ready to defeat Jinder Mahal at SummerSlam.
SummerSlam will happen on Sunday, August 20th in Brooklyn, New York.