During a recent episode of ARN, Arn Anderson compared John Cena to past stars such as The Rock and Steve Austin. Here’s what he had to say:
I know it’s a lot more popular to be a Rock fan or Austin fan than it is to be a Cena fan. Maybe it’s where the company was at the time and what Hogan did to kickstart a revolution, and what Rock and Austin did to get their company turned around. The one thing you gotta say, and you’ve gotta give them credit for – go back and look at those ratings. They had numbers in the 8’s. That’s something – and you had other people on the card like DX and the Undertaker and all these other stars. But I think if you went back and gave credit to some of those – Mick Foley – some of those numbers that were so preposterous, there hasn’t been an 8 since then and there won’t be an 8 going forward. There are not that many people watching wrestling. It was one of those rare occasions where everything came together and stars came into alignment and it just exploded.
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Credit: ARN. H/T 411Mania.