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Randy Orton, CM Punk, AJ Styles! Top Opponents for John Cena's Epic Retirement Tour (WWE Fans Must-See!)

John Cena's retirement tour is set! Who will he face in his final matches? Find out the top 5 dream opponents including potential clashes with Randy Orton & CM Punk!

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 10.07.2024
Top Opponents for John Cena Epic Retirement Tour

John Cena has announced that he will retire from WWE at the end of 2025. He will have a full year run from January to December 2025. He will commit 40 dates throughout the year. He will be at the first Raw that will stream on Netflix in January. He will be at multiple PPV events. This means there is a list of opponents that the WWE fans want to see him face for one last time.

Let’s take a look at the Top 5 Opponents for John Cena’s Retirement Run

1) Randy Orton

There is absolutely no doubt that the number 1 opponent for every fan is Randy Orton. Randy Orton has been the greatest opponent for John Cena throughout his career. They have had all types of matches at all the big shows except WrestleMania. WrestleMania 41 will be the last one in the career of John Cena as a wrestler. John Cena vs Randy Orton will be one of the biggest Matches of WrestleMania 41. John Cena and Randy Orton are a wrestling marriage made in heaven.

2) CM Punk

John Cena must face CM Punk In his retirement run. CM Punk has been a very important part in the career of John Cena. They have had some of the most memorable encounters including at the 2011 Money in the Bank. Both men are in WWE and the fans really want to see this one last time. The story to be told is incredible and the promos will be the best in the world. They can face each other at Mindy in the Bank 2025 where they made history.

3) AJ Styles

John Cena vs AJ Styles is the best modern day rivalry for John Cena. AJ Styles has had the best matches in the career of John Cena. Their matches at the Royal Rumble, SummerSlam and Money in the Bank are still instant classics. One last match between these two legends will feed generations. AJ Styles can be the heel and they can have their best WWE match yet. This match can happen at SummerSlam.

4) Grayson Waller

John Cena and Grayson Waller have a good history from Money in the Bank 2023. Grayson Waller still goes after John Cena and he was the one who was happy that he was retiring. John Cena would want to face a lot of new WWE superstars and Grayson Waller is one that would make a lot of sense. Grayson Waller will be the perfect heel and John Cena would teach a few things to Grayson Waller as they feud which will help Grayson in the future. They can face each other on the first Raw which will stream on Netflix.

5) Gunther

Gunther has a lot of dream Matches but the one that will mean a lot to him is if he gets to face John Cena in his retirement tour. Gunther will be the World Heavyweight Champion after SummerSlam and John Cena will want to win his 17th World Championship. This match will be incredible as John Cena will want to up his game to match Gunther. This match is a legitimate dream match for the WWE fans. This match can happen at Elimination Chamber 2025. Gunther is one of the best Wrestlers in the world.

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