John Cena has had multiple WrestleMania moments in his illustrious WWE career. The WWE legend was able to win the biggest title in sports entertainment on multiple occasions at the Grandest Stage of Them All. Cena has also faced some of WWE’s biggest names at WrestleMania. The Undertaker, The Rock, Edge, Batista, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, etc. are some big-name stars that Cena has faced at the show of shows.
During an interview in 2017, Cena revealed his favorite WrestleMania moment in his career and it shocked many. Talking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Cena said that his segment with Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33 is the “most important” WrestleMania moment of his career. Cena proposed to Nikki Bella in the middle of the ring in a heartwarming moment.
“I’ve headlined with The Rock and I’ve been a part of a lot of WrestleMania moments, but this moment with Nicole is the one most important of all because I get to stand alongside her in a WrestleMania ring. All of that is because of her story. She drives me, she inspires me. We learn from each other every day. On top of that, I’m head over heels for her. And she loves this business just as much as I do, so it’s special.” (H/T: Bleacher Report)
The WrestleMania moment, unfortunately, went in vain as the couple called off their wedding a year after getting engaged.
Why did John Cena and Nikki Bella break up?
John Cena and Nikki Bella’s breakup became a huge shock to fans. While Cena has kept quiet about the failed relationship, Nikki Bella once cleared the air on the situation. In an interview with ET, Nikki Bella revealed that things weren’t as bad between the two as people may think.
“You almost wish it was bad, because it’s so much easier to walk away, It’s so much harder to walk away when it’s loving.”
“I think a lot of women get into this situation when it’s like, ‘I love this person, but I don’t know if it’s right for my life,’ and that’s a hard thing. Sometimes we meet amazing people, but we’re just meant to live a different life. … I just got this feeling so deep in my gut of, like, ‘I need to walk away.’ And no one thought I would, but it was hitting me so hard. Even though it’s painful and even traumatizing, I just knew it was right.” She said.
Who is John Cena’s Wife Shay Shariatzadeh?
John Cena married Canadian engineer Shay Shariatzadeh on October 12, 2020. The two met while Cena was filming “Playing With Fire” in Shariatzadeh’s native country of Canada in 2019.
John Cena is a married man again 💍— B/R Wrestling (@BRWrestling) October 15, 2020
Cena and girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh reportedly got married in a private ceremony on Monday
…too bad we couldn’t see it
(via @PWInsidercom) pic.twitter.com/nswxF4ki9s
The couple rarely made any public appearances as they kept details about the relationship private. Cena in the past has praised his wife and said that she is the “most wonderful person” in his life.
𝘽𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙆𝙄𝙉𝙂 𝙉𝙀𝙒𝙎: It is official, John Cena will challenge Austin Theory at #WrestleMania for the United States Championship. #WWERaw pic.twitter.com/yUucEcD5uZ— PWUnlimited (@PWUnlimited) March 7, 2023
The WWE veteran is now set to return to the WWE ring at WrestleMania 39. Cena will face Austin Theory for the United States Championship at the show. He will also be able to save his record of competing in at least one match every year since making his WWE debut at the Grandest Stage of Them All.