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Top 5 Matches of John Cena in the WWE

Pratik Chitre
Top 5 / Top 10
4.83K   //    14 Jan 2019, 04:28 IST

The Champ is back in the WWE
The Champ is back in the WWE

John Cena officially announced his entry into this year's Royal Rumble match this past week on RAW. Cena is back in the WWE, at least until the Royal Rumble or WrestleMania season. Cena is a 16-time WWE World Champion who is only one title away from breaking Ric Flair's record and becoming the only wrestler in the WWE history to win 17 world titles.

John Cena is one of the few wrestlers to make an unforgettable debut, and capitalizing it to reach unscalable heights. Cena made his debut on June 27, 2002, by answering an open challenge by Kurt Angle.

He lost the match but gained the respect of the locker room. Cena has been part of some memorable feuds with Randy Orton, Brock Lesnar, Kane, John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL), Batista, The Rock, The Undertaker, Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, etc. during his tenure in the WWE.

Let us take a look at the top 5 matches in John Cena's career till date.

#5 John Cena vs. John Bradshaw Layfield (Judgement Day 2005)

An extremely bloody encounter between Cena and JBL
An extremely bloody encounter between Cena and JBL

Cena feuded with John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL) since WrestleMania 21 where Cena won his first WWE Championship. The contest at Judgement Day was a conclusion to their epic rivalry, which was an "I Quit" match. It was Cena's bloodiest encounter in the years to come. JBL busted open Cena's forehead with a chair shot, but Cena returned the favour by throwing JBL through a television monitor.

Both the wrestlers were bleeding during most of the match that lasted almost twenty-three minutes. JBL said " I Quit" when Cena was prepared to attack him with an exhaust pipe and thus, retained his WWE Championship. After the match, Cena stood tall on top of the ring with blood covering his entire face.

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