Backstage Update On John Cena's WrestleMania Opponent, Rey Mysterio Signing With WWE

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In other WrestleMania news, it was reported earlier this week, via Sports Illustrated, that The Undertaker will not be working WrestleMania this year, and subsequent speculation began that Cena might be facing Rey Mysterio at WrestleMania 34.

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According to various reports from places including PWInsider, Mysterio has been discussing a WWE return since the Royal Rumble. Just when it looked Cena would tap out, he looked at the Wrestlemania signboard and then rolled over to pick up Styles for another attitude adjustment. Smackdown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon entered the ring along with Smackdown Live General Manager Daniel Bryan. After suffering failure after failure as of late, Cena got himself one step closer to WrestleMania with the victory over his rival.

It's always been assumed Cena and The Undertaker would face off at WWE's biggest pay-per-view on April 8. Cena's comments on Monday could be classic case of misdirection by WWE.

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Hardcore WWE fans would be sent home satisfied by this deadly bout and would be the Showcase of the Immortals.

Seth Rollins and Finn Balor have both seemingly earned shots at The Miz's Intercontinental Championship, and it doesn't make sense for Cena to compete in a multi-man match for a secondary title.

Shinsuke Nakamura def. Aiden English via pinfall: Rusev tried a couple times to help out his Rusev Day teammate, but the 2018 Royal Rumble victor was victorious after hitting the Kinshasa.

Pro Wrestling Sheet have claimed that Mysterio is meeting with officials in person next month to hopefully finalise the contract, but they say their sources do indeed say Mysterio still wants a part-time deal where he'd be paid appropriately for the name value he brings to the table. Might Undertaker answer Cena's challenge then? It's all well and good teasing it if The Undertaker will return one last time and take on the 16 time World Champion, but if not The Deadman's name shouldn't even be mentioned on WWE television.