WWE legend Nikki Bella reveals her terror after brain cyst discovery forces retirement

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NIKKI BELLA has revealed her relief after doctors revealed a cyst discovered on her brain was benign.

However, the WWE legend admitted that and her neck troubles are likely to stop her and twin sister Brie from ever having a shot at the women’s Tag-Team Titles.

Nikki Bella has revealed her horror after doctors discovered a cyst on her brain

The Bellas were guests on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” when Nikki was asked about the duo climbing back into the ring in an attempt to claim the gold.

But she shocked viewers as she explained the how the findings from a medical had unearthed the terrifying cyst.

Nikki said: “For me, I really wanted to go back and fight for the tag titles.

“I’ve always had my neck issues and after neck surgery it hasn’t been okay.

“So I felt like I needed to get that check-up before we went back for the tag titles. And then it came back I have – I herniated the disk above where I had surgery, I have all this inflammation around the metal, and then I have a cyst on my brain.

“So they were like, ‘You’re done.’ No more, you’re out. So I didn’t get a choice.”

Fans immediately sent the former WWE Divas Champion and reality TV superstar well-wishes.

But she has now moved to ease fears over her health after getting the cyst examined further.

Nikki, who was previously engaged to John Cena before starting a relationship with her former Dancing With the Stars partner Artem Chigvintsev, told TMZ: “Thank god it’s benign.

“It’s super scary and something you never think you’re going to hear. But I’m so grateful for my health and that it’s benign.

“It’s something I have to watch out for the rest of my life because you never know how that can change – but I’m grateful because I know people have it a lot worse.

“It really scared me but it upsets me at the same time as it keeps me out of the ring.”

And she added: “Just go to your doctors and get checked-up, get your blood taken… I know it’s scary but you need to know what’s wrong.”

Despite her medical issues, brave Nikki is refusing to give up entirely on her dream of climbing back inside the squared-circle.

“I believe in miracles,” she insisted. “We’ll see what the man upstairs has in store for me. But I am retired from the ring.”

Nikki’s last match was a losing effort against the then Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey at the historic first-ever all-female WWE Evolution pay-per-view last October.

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