CM Punk possibly responds to John Cena-Roman Reigns epic promo battle on SmackDown

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The former WWE star CM Punk certainly keeps an eye on the WWE shows and he had watched this week’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown. The show kickstarted with a fiery exchange of words between WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns and John Cena. It was the 16-time World Champion who recalling an incident from 2011, referenced Punk.

CM Punk was referenced in the promo

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John Cena welcomed the WWE Universe with a huge promo as he took multiple shots at the reigning WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. During the heated battle of words, Cena went on to bring up CM Punk without namedropping him.

‘Leader of Cenation’ said that he would win the Universal Championship, go over the barricade, and rush for the exit of Allegiant Stadium. It was a similar incident that had happened at Money In The Bank pay-per-view in 2011.

Here is what John Cena said: “Roman, you’re gonna put on a hell of a show, but I’m just gonna hang in there for 1, 2, 3. And then I’m gonna take your title, jump the barricade and run out of Allegiant Stadium as fast as I can. I may even blow you a kiss goodbye.”

CM Punk possibly responds to John Cena-Roman Reigns epic promo battle on SmackDown - THE SPORTS ROOM

CM Punk’s contract had ended on that night after his match with Cena for the WWE Championship and ‘The Second City Savior’ had left with the ultimate prize of the company. However, before leaving he went up to the barricade and blew a kiss goodbye to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon who was fuming.

CM Punk indirectly responds to the segment

After the John Cena-Roman Reigns promo aired on Smackdown, CM Punk was quick to post an Instagram story depicting Lord Voldemort – the antagonist in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Voldemort is often referred to as “You Know Who” or “He Who Must Not Be Named”.

You can check out the story by clicking the link here

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The rivalry between John Cena and Roman Reigns seems to have gone up by a notch and it has taken a personal turn. Both the stars have creative freedom in terms of their promos which are otherwise scripted and they have made great use of it in building up their feud leading to SummerSlam. They are set to collide with WWE Universal Championship on the line at ‘The Biggest Party of The Summer’ on August 21.

 

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