Following the tragic passing of Bray Wyatt, known by his real name Windham Rotunda, at the age of 36 on August 24, fellow WWE star John Cena has shared a heartfelt comment in honor of his former rival.

Cena and Wyatt engaged in some memorable battles inside the squared circle, including a significant match at WrestleMania 30 in 2014 and the unique Firefly Fun House match at WrestleMania 36 in 2020.

In response to the devastating news, Cena took to Twitter to express his grief and fond memories of his interactions with Windham Rotunda:

“Devastated by the news of the passing of Windham Rotunda. My heart goes out to the entire Rotunda family. Windham brought the best out of me in so many ways. I’m forever grateful for the moments we shared. A sad day for all those he reached around the world. RIP.”


Cena’s words reflect the impact and significance that Windham Rotunda had not only on the wrestling industry but also on the lives of those he worked with. The two competitors’ rivalry created moments that will forever be etched in WWE history.

In addition to the heartfelt messages from the wrestling community, WWE has made a gesture of support by donating all net proceeds from Wyatt’s merchandise on the WWE Shop website to help support JoJo Offerman and his children.

The wrestling world continues to mourn the loss of Windham Rotunda, with many reflecting on his contributions, his influence, and the fond memories he left behind. His journey may have ended too soon, but his legacy will undoubtedly live on in the hearts and minds of fans, colleagues, and friends alike.

What are your thoughts on the legacy that Bray Wyatt has left behind in the wrestling industry? Leave us a comment.

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

Disqus Comments Loading...