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The Rock vs. John Cena staredown pic from WrestleMania 29 press conference

Check out The Rock and John Cena staring each other down at the WrestleMania 29 press conference today in New York and compare it to their terribly awkward staredown in Miami last year.

For the second year in a row, The Rock and John Cena will collide in the main event of WrestleMania. Last year, the two went at it in Miami, Florida, as the headlining attraction at WrestleMania 28 and this year they'll duke it out as the marquee match-up at WrestleMania 29 this Sun., April 7, 2013, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

That means another press conference staredown. And do you remember how awkward it was last year?


Yes, that's Cena with his hands up like Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White just told him to square off. Rock didn't do the same, instead laughing at Cena for his ridiculous pose. So John dropped his hands and tried to play it cool before going out and jobbing to "The Great One" a few days later.

Now, the WWE championship is on the line and things went far smoother. That could be because Rock turned his personality down to its lowest possible point thanks to what he called "a long flight." Cena, meanwhile, was wearing a suit and being his usual goofy self.

He even called CM Punk a "rather average looking pedestrian" at one point.

Either way, the two got it right the second time and now we're off to the "Showcase of the Immortals" for round two.


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