Nikki Bella says her brain cyst is benign, comments on the neck injury keeping her out of the WWE ring

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Nikki Bella told TMZ that her brain cyst is benign. “They found a cyst on my brain, which thank god, it’s benign,” Bella said. “I’m so grateful for my health.” Nikki also noted that a neck injury is preventing her from wrestling for WWE, yet didn’t rule out a return. “You never know … we’ll see what the man upstairs has in store for me,” she said. Read more at

Powell’s POV: Bellas indicated in a Jimmy Fallon interview that she did additional damage to her neck, which is keeping her out of the ring. Fortunately, the brain cyst is not something more serious, though she noted that she will continue to have it monitored just to be on the safe side. Here’s wishing her the best.

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