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Ric Flair discusses John Cena joining him in the ’16 club’




“Nature Boy” Ric Flair acknowledged Cena’s impressive feat, tweeting a congratulatory message to the new champ.

“Congrats on #16 @JohnCena! Never Forget…To be the man, you gotta beat the man – WOOOOO!” He then posted a photo with Cena, who was holding the new title.

Flair was also interviewed by WWE.COM afterward. Flair said that he was one of John’s biggest fans, both as a human being and a wrestler. He said he’s been the flagship for the company for a very long time and if there was someone who was going to tie – and eventually break – his record, he’s glad that it is John Cena.

Cena celebrated his 16th title win by going among the fans and placing the WWE title on the shoulder of a young fan who was wearing the Make-A-Wish Foundation t-shirt. Cena is the Foundation’s most requested person and has granted more wishes than any celebrity on the planet.

Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!


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