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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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." [[380267351, C]]

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. [[247269581, C]]

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