John Cena is indeed returning to the ring for a World Heavyweight Championship match against Alberto Del Rio at WWE Hell in a Cell later this month. Some had speculated the company was setting up a swerve due to the fact he’s coming off an injury that was expected to keep him out 4-6 months.
Cena insists it’s not just his opinion and that WWE’s medical staff, Dr. James Andrews (who performed his surgery in August) and his physical therapist are all in agreement that he is healthy enough to return. He claims he will be 100% by the pay-per-view on October 27, 2013.
Given the shorter return timetable, it’s safe to assume that his torn triceps injury was not as serious as first thought. I weighed in on Cena’s return Tuesday night on Facebook: