Nikki Bella goes on a lunch date with her former 'DWTS' partner Artem Chigvintsev

In a sneak peek of Sunday's all-new Total Bellas, the 35-year-old WWE star heads out on a date with her former Dancing With the Stars partner, Artem Chigvintsev. The duo were paired together during the show's 25th season in 2017 and were eliminated sixth from the competition.

"Today I'm meeting Artem for lunch and Artem was my Dancing With the Stars pro," she says in the confessional. "The last time I saw Artem I was in a relationship for so long so I'm just, I don't know, I'm really excited to see him today."

As soon as Chigvintsev arrives looking handsome in a blue-and-black plaid shirt, Bella is gushing and grinning while exchanging pleasantries with her friend. 

"It has been ages," Bella, sporting a gray mini-skirt and black sweater, says. "You look good. I love that -- button-down shirt, a necklace."

"A lot's happened, gosh, since I've seen you last, which has been a long time," Bella tells Chigvintsev, 36, likely referencing her much-publicized split from her former fiance, John Cena.

Bella called it quits with Cena last year, and has been getting back into the dating scene with both Chigvintsev and former Bachelorette  contestant Peter Kraus. Earlier this month, shortly after Total Bellas dropped its season preview, multiple reports revealed that Bella and Chigvintsev were an item.

The news came after the pair were spotted at a farmer's market in Los Angeles, California, in December.

Bella's dating life may seem surprising for some fans. When ET caught up with her in September, she said she was "single... but not ready for mingling yet."

"I just feel like I'm at that age where I'm discovering who I really am and what I want out of life and just, like, independence," she explained. "It is scary and you do have these moments of like, 'What am I doing?' -- and fear. I just kind of am liking the challenge."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Professional wrestler Nikki Bella (L) and dancer Artem Chigvintsev attend 'Dancing with the Stars' season 25 at CBS Televison City on September 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: Professional wrestler Nikki Bella (R) and dancer Artem Chigvintsev attend 'Dancing with the Stars' season 25 at CBS Televison City on September 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
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DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2502' - The 13 celebrities dance to some of the most classic ballroom styles that everyone knows and loves, as Ballroom Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform timeless favorites, including a quickstep, waltz, tango, foxtrot or Viennese waltz, vying for America's vote. At the end of the night, the first elimination of the season will take place. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: (L-R) Artem Chigvintsev and Nikki Bella attend 'Dancing With The Stars' season 25 taping at CBS Televison City on September 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
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DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2502A' - With the first elimination having taken place on Monday, the 12 remaining celebrities ready themselves for one of the hottest nights in the ballroom - Latin Night, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. Each couple will perform a samba, rumba, cha cha, Paso Doblé, Argentine Tango or salsa, vying for America's vote. At the end of the night, the second elimination of the season will take place. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV, NIKKI BELLA
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2504' - The 11 remaining celebrities wax nostalgic as they stroll down memory lane and celebrate with a dance to a time in their lives that left a lasting impression, as Most Memorable Year night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2504' - The 11 remaining celebrities wax nostalgic as they stroll down memory lane and celebrate with a dance to a time in their lives that left a lasting impression, as Most Memorable Year night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 16: Professional wrestler Nikki Bella (L) and dancer Artem Chigvintsev pose at 'Dancing with the Stars' season 25 at CBS Televison City on October 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2506' - The nine remaining couples set their sights on the glitz and glamor of Tinseltown as they dance to celebrate 'A Night at the Movies,' on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 23 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2506' - The nine remaining couples set their sights on the glitz and glamor of Tinseltown as they dance to celebrate 'A Night at the Movies,' on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 23 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2507' - The eight remaining couples have spent the week learning all of the bloodcurdling tricks that it will take to treat the viewers to some terrifyingly fun dances, as Halloween Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2507' - The eight remaining couples have spent the week learning all of the bloodcurdling tricks that it will take to treat the viewers to some terrifyingly fun dances, as Halloween Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, NIKKI BELLA, ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2507' - The eight remaining couples have spent the week learning all of the bloodcurdling tricks that it will take to treat the viewers to some terrifyingly fun dances, as Halloween Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. ABC/Eric McCandless / ABC Via Getty Images) ARTEM CHIGVINTSEV, NIKKI BELLA
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