John Cena is no more a name, he has become a phenomena. Throughout his career, he has delivered some of the classic matches in the history of WWE. He believes in hustle, loyalty and respect. He has headlined PPV's, did main-event several shows and won 16 World Championships. He has also won the Royal Rumble, Money in the Bank and several other awards and fame in his career.
Here are 5 of the best matches that John Cena has fought in his career. This matches were highly entertaining and the players delivered an outstanding performance. Let us have a recap into his wonderful career and this 5 best matches of Cena.
5. John Cena vs Edge vs Big Show- World Heavyweight Championship
At WrestleMania 25, the world witnessed an epic encounter between John Cena, Edge and Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship. Throughout the match, Edge and Show formed an alliance and attacked Cena. The match was full of hostility and brutality, as Cena was attacked constantly by Curt Hawkins, Zack Ryder and also Vickie Guerrero.
In the end, Cena displayed unbelievable strength and lifted both Show and Edge together ( a combined weight of 750lbs) to deliver his signature move- attitude adjustment. Thereafter, Cena pinned Big Show and won the World title. It was one of the best matches in his life.
4. John Cena vs Randy Orton - Bragging Rights 2009
John Cena and Randy Orton are two of WWE's greatest superstars. They have had an intense rivalry in the past. It lead to one such awesome match between the duo at the Bragging Rights PPV in 2009, for the WWE Championship. The match was an Iron man match.
This kind of matches are extremely brutal and barbaric. Both the players had to sustain one hour. In the end, the one with maximum pin fall and submission is the winner. Both the players gave their cent percent. In the end, Cena locked an STF and won the match with 6-5 points and became the WWE Champion for the 5th time in his career.
3. John Cena vs Randy Orton- I quit match
Cena and Orton have also squared off and produced several other classic matches. Another example, was the 'I Quit' match between both of them at the Breaking Point PPV in 2009. It was again for the WWE Championship and these two players went on to beat the hell out of one another. Their mission was to make each other utter 'I quit' to win the match and grab the title.
Towards the end, Cena handcuffed Orton and performed the STF upon him. Orton succumbed to pain and said 'I Quit'. This made Cena the winner, and he became the WWE Champion. This was one of the most fan favourite matches in PPV history of WWE.
2. John Cena vs Batista- WrestleMania 26
WrestleMania 26 encountered a world-class match between 'the animal' Batista and John Cena for the WWE Championship. Both these former world champions did everything mortal possible to incapacitate one another. Their body fell prey to injuries and they both suffered extreme pain.
However, John Cena used his brains, and countered a Batista bomb into an STF. He made Batista submit and the match spanned for more than 13 minutes. Finally, the referee lifted Cena'sn hands and he became the WWE Champion for the 7th time in his career.
1. John Cena vs Rock WrestleMania 29
WrestleMania 29 was one of the best WrestleMania's ever. The world saw, two of the greatest wrestlers ever to compete in the main-event for the WWE Championship. Rock and Cena toed against one another for the WWE title.
The match witnessed a compilation of Rock Bottom's, attitude adjustment's, STF's, Spine Busters and several other moves. The entire arena was sold and the crowd got split as they were confused as to whom should they support. Finally, after nearly 24 minutes, Cena defeated the Rock and grabbed the title. This match was more than just a dream match for the entire WWE Universe.