Nikki Bella announces retirement from WWE in emotional farewell

Nikki Bella announces retirement from WWE in emotional farewell

- Nikki Bella has ended her 12-year iconic career at WWE

- The 35-year-old made the revelation during the season finale of the Total Bellas reality show

- She is now set to pursue her interests in fashion

Nikki Bella also known as Stephanie Nicole, has officially announced her retirement from the ring.

Bella, who made public the news during the season finale of the Total Bella's reality has spent 12 iconic years in wrestling.

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"I was like, why am I doing this. I don't feel good. The girls are doing amazing things over there. I really am ready to hang up the jersey, I can say it fully," Bella was quoted saying.

The 35-year-old professional wrestler revealed health issues had informed the decision, adding that her body can no longer withstand the strain in the ring.

Her last televised match was during a defeat to Ronda Rousey, who is the reigning Raw women's champion back in October 2018.

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According to a Daily Mail report, the decorated wrestler is now set to focus on her business interests which include a wine label and fashion.

The ex-partner to WWE star John Cena won the Divas Championship on two occasions.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ronda Rousey's entrance in Fastlane was the biggest scene on the the final pay-per-view event before Wrestlemania.

Though the event did not see any title changes but there were plenty of drama as several competitors interfered in matches.

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