As announced by WWE today, Sports Illustrated has named the 16x World Champion and Doctor of Thugonomics himself, John Cena, will be the recipient of this years Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year Awards.
As described by WWE:
“The prestigious award is bestowed each year to an athlete or sports figure who embodies the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy and has used sports as a platform to make the world a better place.”
Cena will join a highly exclusive and well respected list of individuals. As he will be joining – Magic Johnson, Jack Nicklaus, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown, Bill Russell, and Colin Kaepernick.
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