John Cena Reveals Why He Is Retiring From WWE In 2025

John Cena Reveals Why He Is Retiring From WWE In 2025 WWE

John Cena appeared in the WWE Money in the Bank premium live event post-show press conference where he discussed his retirement.

When asked regarding his ‘why now’ on retirement, Cena said:

“The answer is because it’s not up to me. Again, I approached the WWE with this idea, and they kind of initiated the talks that this would be a great span of time if we were ever gonna do it.

“This is no thanks to me but the business is at incredible heights in popularity and awareness – there are some really big things going on, especially the Netflix debut which is very important.

“And I take pride in still being an individual that WWE can call up and say, ‘Hey, remember that idea you were talking about? We think the time is now’.

“So that really warmed my heart, that not only did my thought resonate of let’s do something that we can bring all of us together, all of us can bond and have excitement and they will write the stories and we’ll execute the best we can, but I’m flattered that I was asked to be a part of something like this.”

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Elsewhere in the conversation he mentioned that his last run was “not ending at WrestleMania”, with a “mid-30s to 40s,” number of dates to end his in-ring competition spanning from January to December 2025.

John Cena noted however that he intends to remain in the WWE family for an extended period of time to come with no intention to distance himself from the business.

Saying that he felt he still had valuable wisdom to share, the end of his in-ring work would not end his membership in the extended WWE family.

Earlier during WWE Money in the Bank, John Cena made the announcement that he would be retiring in 2025 from WWE in-ring action.

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