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WWE Star John Cena to Host 2016 ESPY Awards

The ESPY Awards will air July 13 on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles

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    FILE Photo - WWE star, actor and TV host John Cena has been tapped to host the 2016 ESPYs, which ABC will broadcast live on Wednesday, July 13.

    WWE star John Cena will host the ESPY Awards honoring the year's best performances and moments in sports.

    Cena has branched out into acting and is host and executive producer of "American Grit," a new military-inspired competition series on Fox.

    The 15-time WWE World Champion tweeted he was "honored and excited to host the 2016 @ESPYs," and said this year's show "will be a date to remember, I promise that."

    The ESPY Awards will air July 13 on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

    Cena joins such previous hosts as Samuel L. Jackson, Dennis Miller, Drake, Jamie Foxx and Seth Meyers. Top Sports PhotosTop Sports Photos