Monday April 11th, 2016

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When Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson came out of retirement, John Cena was there to wrestle him. If Stone Cold Steve Austin were to do the same, Cena would like a shot at him, too.

In an interview with Larry King on Larry King Now, Cena dished on several interesting topics like his Trainwreck scene with Amy Schumer, his girlfriend Nikki Bella and his feelings about UFC. His most noteworthy response came when he was asked which wrestler he’d most like to see come out of retirement.

“Stone Cold Steve Austin,” Cena said. “I’d like to have a match with him.”

Austin, who was forced to retire due to neck and neurological issues, has said in the past he is done wrestling. That hasn’t kept him out of the ring entirely — he returned to deliver a couple of Stone Cold Stunners at WrestleMania 32, and has made sporadic appearances at shows.

Cena, too, returned at WrestleMania 32 after missing several months due to a shoulder injury. He told King he is still working make a full recovery and get back into the ring to compete.

You can watch the full interview here.

– Kenny Ducey

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