Cena Unhappy With WM 27 Booking, Got “Screwed”
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
After criticism of the John Cena vs. The Miz booking for WrestleMania 27, several people in the company felt that Cena, as a top star, should have spoken up and had the match changed before they went and did it live in front of 70,000 fans. It was noted that top stars in the past have spoken up and changed certain booking plans when they felt it was needed. Word is that Cena did complain about the booking to some people, but did not request a change with management.
There’s a feeling that Cena came out of WrestleMania 27 unpopular and secondary, and that the WWE Title also came off as secondary since the match and the finish hurt both Cena and The Miz.
There’s also a feeling within WWE that The Rock kind of “screwed” Cena. Instead of Cena trying to get revenge for The Rock’s actions at WrestleMania, he got nothing besides a handshake on RAW and the endorsement from The Rock that the fans boo’d on RAW – and now he has to carry WWE again as the top babyfacee