Learning to break kayfabe
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Re: If you would have a choice...
No, just no. It's option A. Cena is a babyface for life. This isn't 1996 WCW, and he isn't Hulk Hogan. When Hogan turned it was for several reasons: A) His public image had been dragged through the mud for several years prior due to the WWF steroid scandal; B) He was isn't in his home territory and the WCW fans hated him from day one, and the Hogan loyalists that abandoned the WWF to follow their hero were not strong enough in number to drown out the WCW (re: Ric Flair) fanbase; C) WCW needed to do something shocking to take that final step in surpassing the WWF.
None of those scenarios apply to Cena today. Cena is also not quite the larger-than-life star Hogan was, so the shock factor wouldn't be as off the charts. I honestly don't see how any heel turn ever again is going to have that much impact. Do we honestly think people would be throwing garbage in the ring, ready to riot, if Cena turned? As another poster pointed out, what benefit to WWE business would it really be? Cena's not going to be a better heel than many of the heels already on the roster (Triple H, Orton, Bray Wyatt, Brock Lesnar, and certainly not Punk when he was heel.) Cena turning is a bad idea and should never be attempted. It'd make about as much sense as when Goldberg was briefly turned heel. Some characters (Cena, Goldberg, Sting, Steamboat) are just babyfaces, period.
As for ending the Undertaker's streak, I actually thought this past year was the time to do it, with CM Punk. But, that ship has sailed, and I seriously doubt the streak ever gets broken now. And it probably never needs to be. If they want to use Undertaker to make somebody, they can do that at some other event beside Wrestlemania.
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