John Cena Is Retiring From The WWE



John Cena is closing the chapter on his storied career in the WWE. The 47-year-old professional wrestler and actor, who has been a mainstay in the organization since 2001, recently made a surprise announcement that he will be retiring from wrestling.

On Saturday (July 6), Cena appeared at the Money in the Bank event in Toronto, Canada, to share the news of his retirement and to provide a timeline for his final matches. Cena revealed that he will compete in three more major WWE events before stepping out of the ring for good: the 2025 Royal Rumble, Elimination Chamber, and WrestleMania 41.

Cena’s unexpected appearance and announcement were met with an outpouring of emotion from fans. Standing in the ring, he delivered a heartfelt speech expressing his gratitude for the unwavering support he has received over the years. “All of you built this to what it is today which makes this, in my mind, the perfect place to say what I’ve got to say,” Cena said, acknowledging the significant role that Canadian fans have played in his career, according to the Daily Mail.

He emphasized that his decision to announce his retirement in Toronto was intentional, as the city’s fans have always been particularly supportive and enthusiastic. Cena’s appreciation for the fans was evident as he spoke about the impact they’ve had on his journey in the WWE.

To provide further details about his decision, Cena mentioned that he would hold a press conference. During this conference, he plans to elaborate on his reasons for retiring and answer any questions from the media. This transparency is characteristic of Cena, who has always maintained a close and honest relationship with his fans.

While Cena’s departure from the WWE marks the end of an era, it doesn’t mean he’s stepping away from the spotlight entirely. Cena has been successfully balancing his wrestling career with a burgeoning career in Hollywood. His acting resume continues to grow, and he’s set to appear in the upcoming movie Jackpot, sharing the screen with stars like Simu Liu.

Cena’s retirement announcement has left many fans reflecting on his incredible career. Since his debut in 2001, Cena has become one of the most iconic figures in professional wrestling. Known for his catchphrase “You can’t see me” and his signature finishing move, the Attitude Adjustment, Cena has won numerous championships and accolades. His contributions to the WWE have been immeasurable, and his legacy will undoubtedly be remembered for generations to come.