Cena supports breast cancer awareness
September, 17, 2012
By ESPN.com news services | ESPN.com
The WWE has announced a partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure featuring WWE superstar John Cena co-branded, pink and black ring gear, which debuted at Sunday's "Night of Champions" pay-per-view event in Boston.
Courtesy of WWEWWE's John Cena is supporting breast cancer awareness.
Cena wore the special gear in honor of October's breast cancer awareness month. WWE will donate 100 percent of its profits of Komen-inspired gear online and at live events to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
“Breast cancer is a devastating disease, and we’re committed to using WWE’s global resources to support Komen’s fight to end breast cancer forever,” WWE's John Cena said in a statement. “I’ll be proud to wear pink in the ring to support this great cause.”
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death among women in the United States. There are 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.