Probably the most high-profile WWE relationship is the one between John Cena and Nikki Bella.After all, when Cena recently proposed to Bella at Wrestle Mania, it made headlines everywhere and was one of the most talked about moments from the entire show. At the time that they began seeing each other, Cena had just gotten divorced from his wife, Elizabeth Huberdeau."She's been by my side through a lot of surgeries, and I make a joke 'cause I know when they put you under anesthesia, you got, like, 20 minutes where you're out of it but you can talk and you don't remember what's going on," Cena said. "I made sure to be the last one to wheel her into the OR.Right at the moment of no return, I stopped the doctors, I leaned down and I asked if [she] could hear me," he explained.Mizanin first gained fame as a cast member on MTV's The Real World: Back to New York, which first aired in 2001, and its spinoff series, Real World/Road Rules Challenge.He later entered the fourth season of Tough Enough, a televised competition which awarded the winner a WWE contract, and became the first runner-up.In the WWE, off-screen relationships between wrestlers are almost as common as on-screen feuds.
He is signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name The Miz and is the current Intercontinental Champion in his seventh reign.
The WWE star, 39, told Today cohost Al Roker that he had been planning to pop the question to his fellow pro wrestler, 33, for a long time.
In fact, he joked that he was waiting for her to make the move. Ask me whatever you want and you're going to get the answer.'"A year and a half before the real proposal, Bella (born Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace) had to undergo a procedure on her neck, and Cena decided to tell her that he wanted to tie the knot.
John Cena and Nikki Bella stopped by the Today show on Monday, April 3, just hours after he got down on bended knee during Wrestle Mania 33 and proposed to his longtime love.
Watch the sweet proposal and a clip from Today in the video above!