Austin Theory is steadily building his reputation as one of WWE’s up-and-coming talents, showcasing his skills on television each week. The United States Champion worked hard to become one of the more reliable Superstars in the company right now. He also defeated John Cena at WrestleMania 39 and it appears Theory revealed that Cena told him after their match.

The United States Champion defeated John Cena at WrestleMania 39 earlier this year and this ended up shocking fans as they believed there was no way Theory was going to win.

While speaking with The Babyfaces Podcast, Austin Theory talked about his WrestleMania 39 match with John Cena. He revealed that Cena told him after their match.

“Post-match, it was a really cool moment. He just told me to enjoy this day and enjoy this moment. And literally, there was no stress that day whatsoever. I wasn’t nervous. I was, just everything that prepared me for that moment, everything that I had to, you know, go out there and perform, I felt like I had it. That was something really cool.


“But something that John says that, you know, you could say, a lot of people say, but it’s so true, is just stop being afraid to fail and, you know, betting on yourself and just going for it. And a lot of times that’s what holds a lot of us back from things is us just, you know, worried about this or that. And it might not even be you. You might believe in yourself and just because one person has an opinion, it bothers you and it sets you off. That’s the biggest thing. It’s just don’t be afraid to fail. It’s gonna be a ride. It’s gonna go up. It’s gonna go down. But just continue to press forward.”

Austin Theory was part of the Slim Jim Battle Royal at SummerSlam but didn’t defend his United States Championship at the event. Triple H also explained why Austin Theory didn’t compete in title match at SummerSlam. We’ll have to wait and see what will become of Austin Theory in the end.

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