John Cena Finally Challenged The Undertaker To A WrestleMania Match

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John Cena’s road to WrestleMania has been the subject of the past couple of months of WWE television. Somewhat ludicrously, the storyline has been that Cena’s only paths to the biggest show of the year would be if he could earn a title shot or capture a title and defend it.

He came up short at the Royal Rumble, then he came up short at Elimination Chamber, and most recently he came up short on Sunday at Fastlane.

Reportedly, the plan all along has been for Cena to finally face off against the seemingly-retired Undertaker at WrestleMania 34 in New Orleans, although we had to wait all the way until Monday’s episode of WWE Raw to get to the fireworks factory … kind of.

As usual, things revolved around John Cena’s pursuit of his road to WrestleMania. Cena came out on Monday’s episode of Raw and said that he would not be contributing to WrestleMania this year. Cena said that he would still be part of WrestleMania week, but this year he would be going as a fan. He even slipped into the crowd at Raw to demonstrate, and sipped on a little brewski.

Cena started talking about how much fun it will be to feel the energy of the crowd at WrestleMania, and then he led the crowd in a “LET’S GO CENA/CENA SUCKS” chant, and then said he was about to do something he wasn’t supposed to do. He then challenged the Undertaker to a match at WrestleMania. Emphatically.

Cena said the only person stopping the match from happening was Undertaker himself, and challenged the Dead Man to get over his ego and accept the challenge. Cena said he’d be going to WrestleMania as a fan or he’d be going as Undertaker’s opponent, and in his classic Cena fashion, he intimated Undertaker should grow a pair (metaphorically) and step up to have one more match.

So yeah, this is finally the direction we’re going in. Are you excited? Just kidding; we know you’re excited. The question is, HOW excited are you?