Former 35-Year-Old WWE Star Nikki Bella Says Doctors Found A “Super Scary” Cyst On Her Brain

Date June 21, 2019 17:04

Just last year the WWE superstar Nikki Bella announced she is retiring from professional wrestling. The 35-year-old revealed the sad news on the last episode of her show Total Bellas.


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Nikki shared her decision with her family at dinner, saying she feels “too old” for that kind of traveling and is ready for a new chapter in her life.


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But this year Bella had to face a very scary challenge.

Health issues

The Total Bellas star revealed in a candid interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon that she had a major health scare recently.


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The 35-year-old said the doctors found a cyst on her brain. Even though it turned out to be benign, the whole process was terrifying.


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She shared:

They found a cyst on my brain, which thank god, it's benign. I'm so grateful for my health.

Bella noted that her “super scary” diagnose will likely close the door to wrestling for her forever but she hopes that one day she could return to the WWE ring.


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Nikki added that it’s important to listen to our bodies and always get checked if we feel like something might be wrong.

Fans react to Bella’s news

Now the WWE star will have to monitor her tumor till the rest of her life but we are glad it’s nothing serious.