We get a video package for Cena vs. Wyatt, which highlights some of the history of John Cena in general, and some of the more recent history between Cena and Wyatt that lead directly to this match.
Back in the arena, a woman is dancing with swords in front of flaming barrels, and somewhat of a voodoo-looking altar. She dances while tribal style drums play, and then Bray Wyatt is shown lighting his lantern. Harper and Rowan walk in, and Wyatt tells New Orleans that they’re here. A live band plays Bray out to the ring, some of the members are wearing creepy masks, and the singer has his face painted like a skull.
Wyatt makes his way down to the ring with Harper and Rowan in tow, and the crowd is eerily quiet.
The lights come up, and Bray does have a good amount of fans in attendance here at the SuperDome.
John Cena’s music hits, and he makes his way out to a bit of boos, but a good bit of love from the fans in New Orleans.
John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt
Harper and Rowan make their way to the floor, and Bray sits on the top rope. The bell rings, and we’re ready to go. Bray drops to his knees, and spreads his arms. He tells Cena this can end right now. He tells Cena to give the fans what they came to see. He tells Cena to finish him. Cena yells at Wyatt to get up.
Wyatt charges, and Cena takes him down with a side headlock. Wyatt fights up to his feet, and pushes Cena into the corner. Cena takes Wyatt back down to the mat with another headlock takeover. Wyatt fights up once more, and hits a back elbow to break the hold. Wyatt knocks Cena to the mat with a big right hand. Wyatt takes Cena into the corner and hits a couple of big body shots, laughing and saying Cena doesn’t even want to fight him. Wyatt kicks at Cena’s head disrespectfully, then hits him with another big right. Wyatt drops a couple of big head butts, then stomps down repeatedly on Cena’s chest.
Wyatt sends Cena into the ropes and hits a huge flying back elbow. Wyatt screams to the crowd that this is their hero, before dropping an elbow on the crown of Cena’s head. Wyatt whips Cena across the ring hard, and Cena looks to be ‘Hulking up’. Cena stands, and hits Bray with a giant running clothesline. Cena looks upset with himself, putting his head on the turnbuckle for a bit before turning around and punching and ripping at Wyatt’s face. Wyatt laughs, so Cena picks him up and drops him with a huge right. Cena punches at Wyatt in the corner for a bit.
Harper and Rowan get up to the apron, but Bray shouts at them to get down. Cena chokes Wyatt and continues ripping at his face. Cena picks Bray up and hits a huge forearm, then a running big boot. Cena stares down at Harper and Rowan, and Harper tells Cena to let it out. Cena mounts Bray with a series of punches, and screams, seemingly upset with himself.
Cena looks conflicted, dropping to his knees and grabbing his head in his hands. Wyatt stands and kicks Cena in the knee, then suplexes him over, simply throwing him across the ring. Wyatt mounts Cena and hits a series of forearms to Cena’s face.
Wyatt picks Cena up by the ears. Cena ducks a clothesline and hits a big dropkick. Fans are chanting for Daniel Bryan. Bray whips Cena into the ropes, and locks in a sleeper hold.
Cena fights up to his feet, but Bray kicks Cena in the chest and goes right back into the sleeper. Wyatt smiles at Harper on the outside, and Harper smiles back. Cena fights back up to his feet, and powers out of the hold. Wyatt goes for another kick, but Cena ducks and hits two flying shoulder blocks. Cena follows up with the belly to back suplex, and here come the boos. Cena tells Bray he can’t see him, and he hits the ropes, but Wyatt pops up into the spider walk. Rowan causes a distraction, and Wyatt his a urunage for a two count.
The crowd is singing ‘he’s got the whole world in his hands’, while Bray conducts them, before he backs up and splashes Cena in the corner. Bray goes for another splash, but Cena stops him with a boot to the face, and hits a tornado DDT for a two count.
Cena heads to the top rope slowly. Cena leaps off, but Bray catches him and powerbombs him to the mat for two. Wyatt screams at Cena, but Cena’s able to take him to the mat. Cena hits another belly to back suplex, and connects with the five knuckle shuffle. Cena shoulders Wyatt, but Wyatt fights out, gets John Cena in a cradle, and tosses Cena around so he lands chest first on Wyatt’s knee. Cena rolls to the apron, and Wyatt hits him with a big right. Wyatt goes to the apron. Cena shoulders Wyatt, but Wyatt fights out and DDT’s Cena on the ring apron.
Wyatt drags Cena into the ring and gets two. The crowd continues to sing for Bray, and Bray looks pretty happy about it. Wyatt seats Cena on the top rope and slaps him hard, then head butts him. Wyatt follows up after Cena, going for the superplex. Cena fights back, hitting Bray with a couple of head butts of his own and sending him crashing to the mat. Cena stands on the top rope, and leaps out with a giant cross body to the outside, taking out Harper and Rowan.
Wyatt follows Cena to the outside, kicking at him and throwing him into the ring steps. Wyatt grabs the upper half of the steps, but Cena pops up and kicks Bray in the gut, then sends him shoulder first into the ring post. Cena grabs the top half of the steps, and raises them over his head, but he tosses them to the ground. Cena sends Wyatt back into the ring, and he eats another flying back elbow from Bray for two.
Wyatt cradles Cena’s head in his lap and begins to sing ‘he’s got the whole world in his hands’. Wyatt gets up and goes for a senton splash, but Cena rolls out of the way. Cena hits the AA, but Wyatt is able to kick out at two.
Rowan struggles to get into the ring, but the ref holds him back. Harper catches Cena with a kick to the side of the head while the ref’s distracted, and Wyatt follows up with a senton splash for two. Wyatt sends Cena through the ropes and to the outside.
Cena pops up and sees Harper standing near him. Cena spears Harper into the timekeeper’s area through the barricade. Wyatt stomps on Cena and asks Harper if he’s ok. Wyatt brings things back into the ring. Wyatt bends over backwards in the corner to look at Cena, then he goes for Sister Abigail. Cena turns it around, clamping Wyatt into the STF. Wyatt reaches the ropes and forces Cena to break the hold.
Wyatt catches Cena out of nowhere with Sister Abigail, but Cena is able to kick out at two. Wyatt looks shocked, but still smiles and laughs in the corner.
Wyatt heads to the floor and rips apart the Spanish announcer’s table. Wyatt grabs a steel chair, and brings it back into the ring with him. Rowan distracts the ref, and Wyatt tosses the chair to Cena. Wyatt gets down on his knees, and spreads his arms wide again, telling Cena to finish him. Cena has the chair in his hands, and Wyatt is screaming at Cena. Cena rears back with the chair, but uses it to hit Rowan on the apron. Wyatt rolls up Cena for two. Wyatt goes for Sister Abigail again, but Cena counters into the AA. Cena pins Wyatt for three.
Winner: John Cena
The Wyatt’s stagger to the back as Cena celebrates in the ring, saluting the crowd. Cena hugs family members, and high fives fans, then hugs the Rock’s mom before heading to the back