Bobby Lashley is happy at Impact Wrestling, but would leave for the right deal.
He currently holds Impact Wrestling's most prestigious championship but also has had title reigns at WWE. In his four years at WWE, he held the United States Championship and the ECW World Championship. Soon after leaving WWE Lashley started his mixed-martial-arts career and since he has split time between professional wrestling and mixed-martial arts. His professional situation has Lashley content but he told Sports Illustrated that he would not say no to a better deal.
“I’m really happy where I am. I’ve never been a politics guy in wrestling, I’m just someone who came out and worked. I’m a product of amateur wrestling, and there is no one there to help you with matches or win matches—you have to do it yourself. I love wrestling, and of course WWE is the main stage, but I’m happy to be with TNA. If the right scenario ever came up to return, then it’s a possibility, but I am extremely happy where I am right now. Do I have anything left to prove now that I’m a four-time champion? Every time I go out there, I have something to prove. Something more, something different. I deserve the title right now, and there are so many other things I deserve in the business of professional wrestling that I’m going after, so I’m going after the things I deserve,” said Lashley
He mentioned one particular business opportunity that could be done in a wrestling ring or mixed-martial-arts cage.
“I want that fight with Brock Lesnar. I don’t care if it’s the ring, the cage, or in a street fight. Brock is at one of the highest points in the business, so high that they’re trying to bring him down to make other stars. Brock brings legitimacy to the business, and he has Paul Heyman with him to do everything else he can’t do. I’m completely up for that fight.”
Lesnar is currently serving a suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission, pushing the possibility of a mixed-martial-arts fight down the road. Lashley also talked to Sports Illustrated about Donald Trump and his current reign as World Champion at Impact Wrestling.
The rest of the interview is available at SI.com.
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