3 WWE Superstars John Cena is friends with in real life and 3 he dislikes
John Cena is one of the biggest names in professional wrestling history, regardless of whether you're a friend of his or not. The 16-time world champion has been the face of the WWE for years and is now winding down his WWE career as a part-timer after finding success in Hollywood.
Over the years, there have been rumours of John Cena "burying" other talents backstage. In this article, we thought we'd look at Cena behind the scenes to check out some current and former WWE Superstars Cena is friends with and some he probably doesn't like.
#3 LIKES - Daniel Bryan
Daniel Bryan and John Cena are good friends behind the scenes and were all set to become brothers-in-law at one point when Cena was engaged to Nikki Bella. Both Cena and Bryan love professional wrestling and have a ton of respect for each other's achievements inside the squared circle.
In an interview with The Express soon after Daniel Bryan return to WWE, Cena had the following to say, "Speaking from a personal standpoint on what I know about Bryan Danielson, I know that he is dedicated to wrestling and loves wrestling. He was so heartbroken when it was taken away from him before it was his decision to give it up. I can’t tell you how happy I am for him to go out there again and live his dream."
#3 DISLIKES - Alex Riley
It's been an open secret that there's real-life heat between John Cena and former WWE Superstar Alex Riley. According to reports, Cena didn't rate Riley as a wrestler and often told him that to his face.
Alex Riley had to the following to say about one of the incidents in an interview on The Ross Report, "I'll put it this way. There was an incident and it certainly changed the path of my career. I don't want to discuss it right now, but I will one day for sure. I will one day. It was a tough situation at times, I guess we can leave it at that."