In a new interview conducted for the Chicago Tribune, WWE Champion John Cena spoke about this Sunday's Money in the Bank PPV, his feelings towards CM Punk, and what he expects from the Chicago crowd. The following are some highlights:
"Chicago fans greeted me with a '(Expletive) you, Cena' chant. Chicago fans cheer and boo who they want. They're great fans whether they like me or not. They show you how they feel. I don't like crowds that sit on their hands. CM Punk is truly very proud of his city, and I think the city embraces him for it. He wears the Chicago flag on his trunks. Whether it will be more anti-Cena or more pro-CM Punk, I think it will really be great."
"Here's a guy (Punk) who literally is a pure-bred wrestler, who loves the business and loves being able to go out and compete. I can understand his frustration. But you can't ignore the attraction of The Rock being involved. I know he's not going to leave wrestling. He's leaving WWE. There's a difference. CM Punk doesn't feel he's been treated properly in WWE. We've had this problem before. MVP was another one who felt he wasn't treated well and has gone on to have a prolific career in Japan. Same with A-Train. I have more respect for a guy who leaves the company to better himself in another territory. But all roads lead back to Rome. If you're successful, you'll find your way back." Click on the above link for the entire article.