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“Ready”- Gunther gives his answer on defending his WWE intercontinental Championship against John Cena

Gunther replies WWE on FOX Twitter account that he is ready to defend his WWE intercontinental Championship against John Cena

Gunther and John Cena in WWE

WWE Superstar Gunther has been praised for his amazing transformation from a fat chubby man to a lean muscular man. He was in the process of this transformation and debuted with it on SmackDown Brand in April 2022. Gunther is one of the most frightening and dominant characters in WWE right now. He subsequently displayed his superiority by capturing the Intercontinental Championship from Ricochet on the 10th June edition of SmackDown.

Gunther has fought in numerous independent circuits all around the world and was ranked no. 14 by PWI in their list of top 500 singles wrestlers in 2019. Gunther made his WWE debut on the NXT Brand in January 2019 and instantly confronted the then NXT WWE United Kingdom Champion Pete Dunne, He defeated Dunne in April of that year to win the NXT United Kingdom Championship. Gunther held the title for over 2 years, making his reign as the longest in WWE since 1988. He lost the title to llya Dragunov at the NXT takeover 36, Thereby ending his historic reign of 870 days.

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Gunther said that he is ready to face John Cena

Gunther vs Ricochet on an edition of SmackDown

Recently, the WWE on FOX Twitter account created a “what if” wrestling scenario in which John Cena wins the Intercontinental Championship and becomes WWE’s first Grand Slam champion, John Cena has been a 16-time world Champion but he is yet to win the intercontinental Championship. It is the only Championship in WWE that Cena hasn’t won.

Without wasting any time Gunther replied to the post by saying “Ready”. This created a speculation among the WWE Universe that Gunther might face John Cena at the SummerSlam. Since winning it against Ricochet, Gunther again defended against ricochet on the 24th June Edition of Smackdown. He delivered a Tenryu powerbomb to Ricochet and retained the WWE Intercontinental Championship by pinfall. Gunther has now held the title for 19 days and is not slated to defend it any time soon.

To commemorate his 20th year working for the company, John Cena made an appearance on this week’s RAW. In his opening remarks, Cena acknowledged his WWE birthday and thanked the WWE Universe for helping him succeed up to this point and for making him one of the company’s top performers. He concluded by saying his catchphrase “You want some? Come get some”, making it clear that he hasn’t retired from wrestling. It is unclear as of now, when will the Champ wrestle again.

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