John Cena might be tough on the outside, but he's a softy on the inside.

Cena recently made Make-A-Wish history by being the first celebrity to grant 500 wishes, and Monday night he granted one more. After finishing up Monday Night Raw this week, he turned the crowd's attention to Kiara Grindrod, a 7-year-old girl who was battling cancer.

"We've got a special fighter in the house," he told crowd. "We have a young lady who is 7 years old, and she just got some amazing news. She's been fighting quite a tough battle, and I'm proud to announce she won."

The crowd immediately broke out into a loud cheer and chanted in her honor.

Kiara, who might be better known as Kiara the Princess Warrior on her fundraising page, was diagnosed with brain cancer but beat it. Before he and wrestler Sting went out to meet Kiara personally, he made a touching speech about the young superstar. Kiara is "an inspiration to not only us in the ring, but to every single person outside the ring around the world," he said.

John Cena, Kiara, WWE


Cena congratulated her for beating the battle against cancer and gave her a big hug. Both Cena and Sting gave her some WWE swag while the crowd cheered, "This is awesome."

The 38-year-old wrestler has made a name for himself through all of his work with the Make-A-Wish foundation, as he often visits hospitals and even takes children backstage at matches. He treats them to T-shirts, wristbands and other WWE gear while they watch from behind-the-scenes.

Cena, who made a cameo in Amy Schumer's Trainwreck, explained to the New York Post why he loves working with Make-A-Wish. "When I hear that this child wants to hang out with [me] for the day, I think that's the most flattering thing that I could ever be a part of," he explained.

Congratulations, Kiara!

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