John Cena at an autograph signing in 2008
|Ring name(s)||The Prototype
|Billed height||6 ft. 2 and a half in. (189cm)|
|Billed weight||253lb. (117 kg)|
|Born||John Felix Anthony Cena, Jr.
April 23, 1977 
West Newbury, Massachusetts
|Billed from||West Newbury, Massachusetts|
|Trained by||Ultimate Pro Wrestling
Ohio Valley Wrestling
John Felix Anthony Cena, Jr. (born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, hip hop musician and actor. He works for World Wrestling Entertainment and wrestles on the Raw brand, where he is the present WWE Champion. Cena has won the WWE Championship eleven times, the World Heavyweight Championship twice, the WWE United States Championship three times and the World Tag Team Championship (WWE) twice. Also, Cena won the Royal Rumble in 2008 and 2013. As for his musical career, Cena has released an album called You Can't See Me. Cena has also been featured in the movies The Marine, 12 Rounds and Legendary. In Baseball, he is a Red Sox fan turned Rays fan.
Career[change | edit source]
World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (2001 - present)[change | edit source]
Cena was signed by then Person in charge of Talent Relations, Jim Ross on behalf on WWF. According to Ross, when he returned to Connecticut after signing Cena he walked into Vince McMahon's office and told him "I just signed your main event for WrestleMania in 5 years." Cena would eventually make his WrestleMania debut 3 years later at WrestleMania XX winning the WWE United States Championship from The Big Show, and his Main event WrestleMania debut 4 years later winning the WWE Championship, from John "Bradshaw" Layfield.
During the match between Barrett and Orton, Orton won so Cena was forced to retire (Kayfabe). He was rehired by Wade Barrett and defeated him at TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs Pay Per View.
He was drafted to SmackDown as the first pick in the 2011 WWE Draft, but before the end of the night, he was drafted back to Raw.
He was defeated by The Rock at WrestleMania XXVIII. He won his second Royal Rumble in January 2013. Thus he got another match at WrestleMania XXIX against The Rock for WWE Championship. He won that match and became the WWE Champion.
Championships and accomplishments[change | edit source]
- Ohio Valley Wrestling
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI Feud of the Year (2006) vs. Edge
- PWI Match of the Year (2007) vs. Shawn Michaels on Raw on April 23
- PWI Most Improved Wrestler of the Year (2003)
- PWI Most Popular Wrestler of the Year (2004, 2005, 2007)
- PWI Wrestler of the Year (2006, 2007)
- PWI ranked #1 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2006 and 2007
- Ultimate Pro Wrestling
- World Wrestling Entertainment
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
References[change | edit source]
- "Superstars > Raw > John Cena > Bio". WWE.com. http://www.wwe.com/superstars/raw/johncena/bio/. Retrieved 2007-05-05.
- John Cena at the Internet Movie Database, retrieved 2008-11-30
- Cridlin, Jay. "John Cena: The ultimate converted Rays fan". St. Petersburg Times. http://www.tampabay.com/features/celebrities/article825879.ece. Retrieved 2008-11-18.
- (2007). John Cena: My Life [DVD]. World Wrestling Entertainment. Retrieved during 1 2009. Event occurs at 18:00.
Other websites[change | edit source]