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Forward of his large match in opposition to Common champion Roman Reigns at Survivor Collection on Sunday, WWE champion Large E mentioned his need to ultimately have matches in opposition to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Goldberg.
In an interview with Alfonso Castillo of Newsday, Large E acknowledged that dealing with The Rock would significantly curiosity him. He famous that it’s Goldberg, not The Rock, who he has been lobbying to have a match in opposition to, nevertheless:
“I might love that. If the chance comes alongside, after all, I’m snatching it up. I do not know if I might foyer for it. The one which I have been lobbying for is the Goldberg match as a result of he was my idol as a child. However, you aren’t getting any higher than The Rock. So far as I do know, he is nonetheless the most important field workplace attract Hollywood, and he is from WWE. That, in and of itself, is unbelievable.
“What he did on this firm—simply being absurdly charismatic and entertaining—he’s the blueprint. He broke the mould. You understand, when folks ask me about my proudest profession accomplishment, I usually will cite our promo phase with The Rock. It wasn’t even a match. We simply had a promo phase with The Rock a couple of years in the past. Going on the market and taking a Rock Backside, was fairly wild, fairly cool. So I might completely love that match, for certain.”
WWE is about to have fun the 25-year anniversary of The Rock at Survivor Collection, as he made his WWE debut below the identify Rocky Maivia at Survivor Collection 1996.
There has additionally been a substantial amount of hypothesis over the previous 12 months about The Rock coming again to WWE for one more match, doubtless in opposition to Reigns since they contemplate themselves cousins and Reigns is doing one of the best work of his profession as a heel.
If The Rock comes again for a number of matches, nevertheless, Large E could possibly be a possible opponent since he has established himself as one of many firm’s prime stars together with Reigns.
A extra lifelike match for Large E, nevertheless, could also be in opposition to Goldberg, who has been a part-time Famous person competing in occasional large matches over the previous a number of years.
Most lately, Goldberg misplaced a WWE Championship to Bobby Lashley at SummerSlam earlier than getting revenge at Crown Jewel by beating Lashley in a Falls Depend Wherever match.
Large E has lengthy been vocal about his admiration for Goldberg, and it would not be surprising to see them lock horns on the Royal Rumble in January or WrestleMania 38 in April.
Goldberg challenged Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship at this 12 months’s Royal Rumble, so the precedent has already been set for Goldberg to be a title challenger at considered one of WWE’s largest occasions.
Large E has deservedly reached the highest of the mountain in WWE and put himself within the dialog to face legendary performers like The Rock and Goldberg, which is one thing that may be mentioned for only a few others within the firm.
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