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John Felix Anthony Cena is an American actor, hip hop musician, and wrestler. He is employed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and performs on their Raw brand. He is currently inactive due to a herniated disc in his neck. In his WWE career, Cena has been a three time WWE Champion, a three time United States Champion, and a two time World Tag Team Champion. He also won the 2008 Royal Rumble. Before being promoted to the main WWE roster, Cena trained in and wrestled for Ultimate Pro Wrestling and Ohio Valley Wrestling, holding the top titles of both promotions. Outside of wrestling, Cena has released the rap album You Can't See Me, which debuted at #15 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and starred in the movie The Marine. He has also made appearances on television shows including Manhunt, Deal or No Deal, MADtv, and Punk'd. Most recently, Cena was a contestant on Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, where he made it to the final round before being eliminated, placing third in the overall competition. Cena was born April 23, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, the second eldest of five brothers – Dan, Matt, Steve and Sean. After graduating from Cushing Academy, Cena attended Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts. In college he was a Division III All-American center on the football team, wearing the number 54, which is still used on some of his WWE merchandise. He graduated from Springfield in 1998 with a degree in exercise physiology, after which he pursued a career as a bodybuilder, and also worked as a chauffeur for a limousine company. Cena first started training to become a wrestler in 2000 at the California-based "Ultimate University" operated by Ultimate Pro Wrestling (UPW). Once he was placed into an in-ring role, Cena began using a semi-robotic character known as The Prototype. Some of this period of his career was documented in the Discovery Channel program Inside Pro Wrestling School. While in UPW, Cena held the Heavyweight Championship for just shy of a month in April 2000. In 2001, the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) signed him away from UPW, placing him under a developmental contract and assigning him to their "farm territory" Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW), where he continued his training. During his time there, Cena wrestled as both The Prototype and Mr. P, and he held the Heavyweight Championship for three months and the Tag Team Championship (with Rico Constantino) for two. Cena's first televised WWE match was in answer to a (kayfabe) open challenge by the heel gimmic of Kurt Angle on June 27, 2002. Inspired by a speech given by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon to the rising stars of the company, exhorting them to show "ruthless aggression" to earn a place among the legends, Cena took advantage of the opportunity and almost beat Angle by kicking out of his Angle Slam and enduring the ankle lock submission hold. He ultimately lost, however, to a hard, amateur-style pin. Cena made an unannounced return to action on January 27, 2008 as the final participant of the Royal Rumble match. He won the match, and the traditional WrestleMania title shot, by last eliminating now-babyface, Triple H. Instead of waiting until WrestleMania, the title shot was cashed in against WWE Champion Randy Orton at February's No Way Out, in a match Cena won by disqualification, resulting in him not getting the championship. The night after his No Way Out win, Cena was placed back in to WrestleMania XXIV's WWE Championship match, making it a triple threat match also involving Triple H, during which he was pinned by Orton. Cena was named one of four contenders for CM Punk's World Heavyweight Championship in the Championship scramble match at Unforgiven but was replaced by Rey Mysterio after it was announced Cena had suffered a herniated disk in his neck which will require surgery and he will be out of action indefinitely. Cena underwent successive surgery to repair the herniated disk in his neck with Doctor Joseph Maroon on August 25. Cena writes left-handed, but throws right-handed and favors his right arm in the ring. Cena is a known fan of Japanese animation and has mentioned on "Five Questions" that his favorite animated movie is Fist of the North Star. He has also said that he is a huge fan of the video game series Command & Conquer and names it his favorite game of all time. He's also a fan of the Boston Red Sox. Cena collects muscle cars and has over 20, some of which are one-of-a-kind. John Cena stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), and weighs 240 lb (110 kg/17 st). This DVD covers the period from 2000-2002, during his tenure with Ohio Valley Wrestling. It includes the following matches, all shot in their entirety: John Cena vs Chase Tatum John Cena promo John Cena vs Randy Orton John Cena/Rico Constantino vs Conway/Damaja John Cena vs Mark Jindrak John Cena vs Rany Orton (again) John Cena vs Mr. California (Rico Constanino) John Cena vs Ron Waterman John Cena vs David Flair John Cena vs Leviathon John Cena promo John Cena vs Mark Jindrak (again) John Cena vs David Flair (again) John Cena/Sean O'Haire vs Rob Conway/Nick Dinsmore John Cena promo John Cena vs Nova John Cena vs Kanyon All images included with this description are actual scans from the video, they are not file copies. DVD runs approximately 2 hours.