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John Cena is likely to be busy making films nowadays, however he has simply promised followers that he’ll always retain a connection to WWE. In an interview with NBC’s Sunday As we speak which can air this weekend, the wrestler-turned-actor reflected on his career and admitted that, as he will get older, he struggles with the hectic tempo and schedule wrestling.
“I’ll by no means stroll away from WWE,” he mentioned. “I’ll by no means — that’s the beauty of WWE, you may carry out in any capability. And so long as I’ve made a promise within the in-ring side of issues, so long as I can sustain with the present product, I’ll carry out. Now, the alternatives that I’ve been awarded preserve me from being within the ring, and I truly assume that’s good as a result of it makes any time that I’m invited again to WWE tremendous, tremendous particular. And that’s the way in which it needs to be.”
Whereas discussing when could be the correct time to retire from WWE, Cena, who has lately joined the Quick & Livid and Suicide Squad movie franchises, mentioned: “I really feel nice, I’m in the very best form of my life. It’s not that I couldn’t proceed. However I believe from this level on, me persevering with, I run the chance of tipping that stability the flawed method.”
Cena recently told Ellen DeGeneres that he has “by no means taken a trip, ever,” however within the As we speak interview, he revealed simply how a lot he has needed to decelerate lately. “If I didn’t have these alternatives, I nonetheless could be taking, actively taking extra day without work. As a result of my physique simply can’t deal with the schedule anymore,” he mentioned.
“It’s quite a lot of performances a yr. And I adore it a lot, I don’t ever wish to take day without work. You possibly can primarily take as a lot day without work as you need. However when I turned 40, I seemed within the mirror and mentioned, ‘Hey man, I do know you actually like this. However as an alternative of 250 performances a yr, from right here on out, simply do it 100 occasions a yr and do it effectively.’ After which it grew to become, ‘Simply do it 50 occasions a yr and do it effectively.’ And now it’s like, ‘Hey, you actually have to organize to get able to carry out, after which actually get well after a efficiency.'”
He concluded by quoting a rustic tune by Toby Keith: “I’m inferior to I as soon as was, however I’m nearly as good as soon as as I ever was.”