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WWE John Cena Timeline

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WWE John Cena Timeline

John Cena

(c) 2006 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The following is a timeline for John Cena’s WWE career. Listed is every PPV and title change that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses. Bulleted items represent his extracurricular activities.

2002
7/21 Vengeance – beat Chris Jericho

2003
4/27 Backlash – lost to WWE Champ Brock Lesnar
5/18 Judgment Day – The F.B.I. & John Cena beat Chris Benoit, Rhino, & Brian Kendrick
7/27 Vengeance – lost to the Undertaker
10/19 No Mercy – lost to Kurt Angle
11/16 Survivor Series - John Cena, Kurt Angle, Chris Benoit, Bradshaw & Bob Holly beat Brock Lesnar, The Big Show, Albert, Nathan Jones, & Matt Morgan

2004
2/15 No Way Out – Kurt Angle beat John Cena & the Big Show
3/14 WrestleMania XX – beat the Big Show to win the U.S. Title
5/16 Judgment Day – beat Rene Dupree
6/27 Great American Bash – beat Booker T, Rene Dupree, and Rob Van Dam
7/8 SmackDown! – stripped of the U.S. Title due to accidentally hitting then-GM Kurt Angle
8/15 SummerSlam – beat Booker T in match 1 of a best of 5 series for the U.S. Title
10/3 No Mercy – beat Booker T in match 5 of the series to win the series 3-2 and the U.S. Title
10/7 SmackDown – lost the U.S. Title to Carlito
11/14 Survivor Series - John Cena, Eddie Guerrero, the Big Show & Rob Van Dam beat Kurt Angle, Carlito, Luther Reigns, & Mark Jindrak
11/18 SmackDown! – regained the U.S. Title from Carlito
12/12 Armageddon – beat Jesus in a Street Fight

2005
2/20 No Way Out – beat Kurt Angle to earn a WWE Title shot at WrestleMania
3/3 SmackDown – lost the U.S. Title to Orlando Jordan
4/3 WrestleMania 21 – beat JBL to win the WWE Championship
• 5/10 – John’s rap CD You Can’t See Me is released
5/22 Judgment Day – beat JBL in an I Quit Match
6/26 Vengeance – beat Chris Jericho and Christian
8/21 SummerSlam – beat Chris Jericho
9/18 Unforgiven – lost to Kurt Angle by DQ
11/1 Taboo Tuesday – beat Shawn Michaels and Kurt Angle
11/27 Survivor Series – beat Kurt Angle

2006
1/8 New Year’s Revolution – beat Shawn Michaels, Kane, Carlito, Kurt Angle, and Chris Masters in an Elimination Chamber Match
1/8 New Year’s Revolution – lost the WWE Title to Edge
1/29 Royal Rumble – regained the WWE Title from Edge
3/18 Saturday Night’s Main Event - John Cena & Triple H beat Rey Mysterio, Kurt Angle, & Randy Orton
4/2 WrestleMania 22 – beat Triple H
4/30 Backlash – beat Triple H & Edge
6/11 ECW One Night Stand – lost the WWE Ttitle to Rob Van Dam
6/25 Vengeance – beat Sabu in a Lumberjack Match
7/15 Saturday Night’s Main Event – beat WWE Champ Edge by DQ
8/20 SummerSlam – lost to WWE Champ Edge
9/17 Unforgiven – won the WWE Title from Edge in a Tables, Ladders, & Chairs Match
• 10/13 – John’s movie The Marine is released
11/5 Cyber Sunday - King Booker beat John Cena & Big Show
11/26 Survivor Series - John Cena, Lashley, Kane, Rob Van Dam, and Sabu beat Big Show, Finlay, Test, MVP, and Umaga
12/17 Armageddon - w/Batista beat King Booker & Finlay


2007
1/7 New Year’s Revolution – beat Umaga
1/28 Royal Rumble - beat Umaga in a Last Man Standing Match
1/29 RAW - w/Shawn Michaels won the World Tag Team Championship from Edge & Randy Orton
2/18 No Way Out - w/Shawn Michaels beat Batista and the Undertaker
4/1 WrestleMania 23 - beat Shawn Michaels
4/2 RAW - w/Shawn Michaels lost the tag team titles to the Hardys in a 10-Team Battle Royal
4/29 Backlash - beat Shawn Michaels, Edge, and Randy Orton
5/20 Judgment Day - beat the Great Khali
6/2 SNME - lost a non-title match to the Great Khali
6/3 One Night Stand - beat the Great Khali in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
• 6/24 - Finished in 3rd place on the ABC show Fast Cars & Superstars
6/24 Vengeance - beat King Booker, Randy Orton, Lashley, and Mick Foley
7/22 Great American Bash - beat Lashley
8/18 SNME - beat Carlito
8/26 SummerSlam - beat Randy Orton
9/16 Unforgiven - lost to Randy Orton by DQ
10/1 RAW - suffered a torn pectoral muscle in a victory over Mr. Kennedy
10/2 ECW on Sci Fi - John was stripped of the WWE Championship due to injury

2008
1/27 Royal Rumble - won the Royal Rumble by last eliminating Triple H
2/17 No Way Out - beat WWE Champion Randy Orton by DQ
3/30 WrestleMania XXIV - WWE Champion Randy Orton beat Triple H & John Cena
4/27 Backlash - Triple H beat WWE Champion Randy Orton, John Cena , & JBL in an Elimination Match to win the title
5/18 Judgment Day - beat JBL
6/1 One Night Stand - beat JBL in a First Blood Match
6/29 Night of Champions - lost to WWE Champion Triple H
7/20 Great American Bash - lost a NYC Parking Lot Brawl to JBL
8/2 SNME - w/Batista & Cryme Tyme lost to JBL, Kane, Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase
8/4 RAW - w/Batista won the World Tag Team Championship from Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase
8/11 RAW - w/Batista lost the titles to Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase
8/17 SummerSlam - lost to Batista
11/23 Survivor Series - won the World Heavyweight Championship from Chris Jericho
12/14 Armageddon - beat Chris Jericho

2009 - present are on the following page

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