WWE John Cena vs Brock Lesnar

Last Modified Jun 6, 2023 12:18 GMT

John Cena and Brock Lesnar go way back to formative when they were essential for the Ohio Valley wrestling that comprised of other semblances of Batista, Shelton Benjamin, Randy Orton, and many others. While it took John Cena three years to skyrocket to the highest point of the WWE Foundation, it took Lesnar scarcely 4 months. Their vocations were extremely close, and they even spent a couple of years together on SmackDown. It's astounding that their ways have yet to cross that much, however, Lesnar had been missing for a considerable length of time while Cena was the main face of the establishment. That's what many fans trust on the off chance that Lesnar hadn't left, he would have been the essence of WWE.


Notwithstanding, it's simply theory. Lesnar himself has expressed that he didn't like the abroad schedule of the WWE. It turned out great for him toward the end, since he went out, became a much greater star, and returned with the part-time roster that he appreciates today.


SmackDown


Brock Lesnar with his Undisputed title, Source: Paul Heyman’s Instagram
Brock Lesnar with his Undisputed title, Source: Paul Heyman’s Instagram

What Happened

On the episode of SmackDown, John Cena and Brock Lesnar were face each other for the first time ever. This turned out to be an exceptionally extended and exhausting squash match. Brock was dominating in the match against Cena. Toward its finish, Cena got a tad of offense however Lesnar immediately snuffed it out and conveyed the F5 to get the pinfall triumph.


Where and When

World Arena, Colorado Springs, US on September 19th, 2002


Winner

Brock Lesnar


Backlash

What Happened

At Backlash, Lesnar was defending his WWE Title against Cena in their very first PPV match. The issue was that Lesnar had proactively arrived at the top as WWE Champion while Cena wasn't on his level yet. This battle happened for a really long time with it being for the most part dreary all through. It was Lesnar who won the match by pin-fall after conveying the F5 to Cena in a one-sided match.


Where and When

Worcester Centrum, Worcester, MA on 27th April 2003.



Winner

Brock Lesnar


SmackDown

What Happened

Brock and Cena again confronted each other on the episode of SmackDown. Lesnar was in a super hot fight with Kurt Angle now, and Cena was attempting to work his direction into the WWE Title picture. This was a decent engaging matchup with Lesnar continuing to attempt to get Cena to remain down just for Cena to continue to mobilize. It really seemed as though Cena got an opportunity at one moment when he shook Lesnar with his chain. Be that as it may, Lesnar got the pinfall triumph subsequent to conveying an F5 to Cena.


Where and When

Centennial Garden Arena, California on February 13, 2003.


Winner

Brock Lesnar

Extreme Rules

Source: WWE’s Instagram
Source: WWE’s Instagram

What Happened

On the episode of RAW after WrestleMania 28, Lesnar made his profoundly expected return to WWE and went after Cena. This set up the principal match between the two starting around 2004. This match was an outright bloodbath. Lesnar spent a lot of it totally ruling Cena before the tides changed when Cena hit Lesnar with his chain. To finish off the exceptionally serious and merciless issue, Cena conveyed an AA to Lesnar onto the steel steps toward getting the pinfall triumph.


Where and When

Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL on 29th April 2012

Winner

John Cena


Summer Slam


What Happened

The Summer Slam conflict between Cena and Lesnar for the WWE Title was an incredibly staggering issue. Lesnar was predominant all through this match, dominating Cena as no other person at any point has. This match recounted an extraordinary story that kept fans both stunned and flabbergasted all through. Cena had little sprays of offense yet nothing that he attempted for a significant stretch. 16 suplexes and two F5s later, Lesnar crushed Cena to turn into the new WWE Champion.


Where and When

Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA on 17th August 2014


Winner

Brock Lesnar


Night Of Champions

What Happened

After Brock Lesnar made his comeback in WWE in 2012, he and Cena took their matches to another level. Subsequent to being obliterated by Lesnar at SummerSlam 2014, and losing the WWE Title simultaneously, this match was about reclamation for Cena. It appeared as though he would get it when he locked the STF on Lesnar for the fourth time in the game, however, Seth Rollins meddled and went after Cena with his Money In The Bank suitcase. This made Cena win by disqualification however Lesnar retained the title.


Where and When

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN on 21st September 2014


Winner

John Cena (via disqualification)



FAQs

A. John Cena won two times against Brock Lesnar.

A. John Cena and Brock Lesnar first fought on SmackDown 2002.

A. John Cena won the last fight via disqualification.

A. John Cena has more world titles (16)

A. Yes, both John Cena and Brock Lesnar started their career at Ohio Valley Wrestling.

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