SI.com's Andy Gray caught up with John Cena, who's competing in the Gillette-EA Sports Champions of Gaming Global Finals.
The current WWE World Heavyweight Champion spoke on topics from celebrity wrestling fans to the circuit's stars of tomorrow -- but also took the opportunity to clarify his MLB allegiance.
SI.com: I couldn't help but notice you were spotted with a Tampa Bay Rays hat earlier this season. But you're from Boston? What's the deal?
JC: I was just trying to stir up a division rivalry that was dead in the water. I live down here in Tampa and I'd like to move back to Massachusetts. I certainly miss it up there. If you're not from there you kinda understand and I've been away for way too long.
When the Rays starting to getting hot, the story for the whole season became, 'When are they gonna slow down?' So I took it upon myself to try and stir the pot and try and create a division rivalry. When you think of AL East, you think of Red Sox-Yankees. It was cool to see a new team in the mix and I wanted to make the most if it.
SI.com: So Boston fans shouldn't worry about your allegiance?
JC: Absolutely not. I actually went to Fenway Park in a Rays jersey and hat and I was sitting in the middle of Red Sox nation and I was answering Red Sox trivia all night long so my fandom is not in jeopardy.
Check out Gray's interview in its entirety on SI.com.