This past week on SmackDown LIVE, WWE Champion Bray Wyatt defended his title against AJ Styles and John Cena in a triple threat match and retained.
After the match, WWE legend Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, who was backstage Tuesday night, noted on his AfterBuzz TV show that he knows for sure that John Cena insisted on taking the pinfall in this match and wanted to “put over” Wyatt as the new Champion of SmackDown LIVE.
“I’m not sure what the finish was supposed to be for the match, but I know this for a fact, that John Cena insisted on putting Bray Wyatt over again; insisted on it. That’s not just a rumor.”
Here’s a clip from that match:
Additionally, many fans noticed that John Cena, while being pinned by Wyatt, is heard saying, “you’re a real champion now.”
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