John Cena vs Austin Theory: The match between Austin Theory and John Cena served as the biggest test of Theory’s reign as…
John Cena vs Austin Theory: The match between Austin Theory and John Cena served as the biggest test of Theory’s reign as United States champion because of the intense promo Cena cut on Theory during their lone in-person interaction. At WWE WrestleMania 39, Austin Theory defeated John Cena to win the United States Title back. Even though John Cena lost to Theory in WrestleMania 2023, he reportedly made about $1.8 M more than the winner. Let’s examine the actual prize money and awards for John Cena vs Austin Theory. Follow the latest WWE News: WrestleMania 39 Updates with InsideSport.IN
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How much did John Cena earn after his loss at WrestleMania 39?
According to reports, John Cena made almost $2 million. It comprised his 50% share of the PPV revenue and 5% of his product sales. Conversely, his rival, Austin Theory, earned less even after retaining his WWE U.S. Championship. He earned a $200k guaranteed purse and received no PPV or merchandise sales proceeds.
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WrestleMania 39 results: John Cena vs Austin Theory
When Austin Theory held the title, the United States championship was elevated to main event status by WWE. When Theory attempted to cash in against Seth Rollins in 2022, it was the first Money in the Bank effort for the United States Title. In a Triple Threat match at Survivor Series later that year, Theory won back the US Title.
— WWE (@WWE) April 2, 2023
Austin Theory retained the United States Championship at WWE WrestleMania 39 over John Cena. After landing a low punch on John Cena due to a ref bump, Theory blasted Cena with his A-Town Down finisher to secure the victory.
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