Social media searches for hidden meaning of John Cena’s armband
The SummerSlam battle between John Cena and AJ Styles is over, but one question still lingers: Why did the Cenation leader leave his armband in the ring after the match?
If the immediate reaction on social media to his gesture is any indication, Cena confounded the WWE Universe with his decision to leave one of his signature accessories behind in the squared circle. Only he knows the hidden meaning by the unexpected gesture, but that hasn’t stopped his loyal fans from predicting what’s next for the 15-time World Champion.
Here is a sample of what’s being said by the WWE Universe regarding Cena’s armband:
Cena leaves the arm band in the ring. What in the world does this mean? #SummerSlam— Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson) August 22, 2016
My heart downed when John took off his armband kisses it and put it in the middle of ring— FearlessSarah (@ProudCenaGirl54) August 22, 2016
John Cena right now. pic.twitter.com/P8d3HSUK0m— James Viscardi (@JimViscardi) August 22, 2016
I don't ever want to imagine a WWE without John Cena.— M. (@HoundsOfBliss) August 22, 2016
Taking off the arm band.. I think Cena just gave up. #SummerSlam— Lauren Tomczak (@LaurenCTomczak) August 22, 2016
Wow. The whole John Cena armband bit. Reckon the road's getting shorter for the face that runs the place? #SummerSlam— Benjamin Luke (@StyloMelon) August 22, 2016
Cena left his armband in the ring. My heart cant take stuff like that. #summerslam— Ryan Shell (@DAsharpshooters) August 22, 2016
John Cena just delivered more symbolism than most films this decade with that armband segment— Alex Lynch (@LynchReborn) August 22, 2016
Update (1:45 p.m. Monday): Less than 24 hours after SummerSlam 2016 came to a close, social media continues to buzz with speculation regarding the hidden meaning behind Cena's armband gesture.
Here are more examples of what's being said by the WWE Universe in their search for answers:
New John Cena merch:— Jenn Sterger (@jennifersterger) August 22, 2016
"Never. Give up"
Share your thoughts on Cena’s armband on social media using the hashtag #CenaArmband.