Drew McIntyre says the end of the road is still a ways away for him.
Drew McIntyre made his permanent debut on WWE television in 2009 when he was introduced by Vince McMahon as “The Chosen One.” Personally introduced by McMahon and touted as a future world champion, something that was becoming a rarity even 12 years ago, Drew McIntyre had a run with the Intercontinental Championship and a cup of coffee as WWE Tag Team Champion but ultimately, his first run on WWE television did not work out as anybody expected.
Eventually, Drew McIntyre would be released by WWE but make his way back to the company in 2017, starting a journey that would take him to the main event of WrestleMania 36 where he would defeat Brock Lesnar in less than 5 minutes to become WWE Champion.
Despite his WWE Raw achievements. Drew is now on SmackDown, which is dominated by Roman. McIntyre says, in a new interview with FanSided, dethroning Roman Reigns will right a wrong that has existed for over a decade.
“Absolutely, it’s going to be Drew [me] that takes the title from him. He [Roman] knows that, the world knows that, I’m just giving it time. That match is going to come,” McIntyre said. “For me also, it’s a chance to get a kind of redo. Things have come full circle. I started my career at 22 years old on Smackdown. I was the chosen one of Vince McMahon. I was going to be the future of the company, future world champion and obviously, things didn’t work out that way and inevitably I got fired and everything worked out when I came back to WWE on RAW.”
A prophecy fulfilled, Drew McIntyre is now safely embedded into the WWE main event scene and Drew McIntyre says he plans on continuing his career for at least another decade, citing his early start in WWE as an advantage allowing his longevity.
“I ain’t going anywhere. I’ll be here as long as I possibly can,” McIntyre said. “I’m 36 years old, everybody thinks I am in my mid-40’s because I debuted when I was so young. I still have at least 10 years in me. Don’t count me out yet.”
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