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Speaking with Sportskeeda, Drew McIntyre, who will challenge Bobby Lashley for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 37, says he also wants a dream match against Royal Rumble 2021 winner Edge
“I can't wait for it to happen. I've been waiting a very long time. I've to say I'm a little disappointed he didn't choose Drew McIntyre and the WWE Championship as the match. It was pointed out recently that it was his first match on SmackDown in about 10 years. His last match was with a young Drew McIntyre."
"I look back to that time and how different things were. Like he was the Heavyweight Champion. He was on top of the world. I would have done anything to get myself a title shot and then you fast forward to the present day with Edge making his return. I'm the WWE Champion. I'm on top of the world and he would have done anything to get himself a WWE Championship shot. So, the story writes itself. We have a lot of history together. It's going to be great when it happens."
- Nikki Cross, who hasn't been featured in a storyline on WWE television in some time, took to Instagram to say that if she wanted to she could have a Ph.D. but what she feels she was born to do is be an entertainer and a professional wrestler.
I got my bachelors. I’m halfway through my masters. I’ll get a PhD if I want to. I’m a qualified personal trainer and gym instructor.
Heck I could teach a spin class if I wanted to.
But I want what I want.
I want to wrestle.
I want to entertain.
It’s what I was born to do.
- Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer said that he was certain Bea Priestley won't be going to AEW following her exit from STARDOM.
- Following the announcement that WWE and G4 will work in partnership as Xavier Woods host a video game competition series this Autumn, G4 welcomed WWE to the family.
- WWE's Jayar Donlan is set to be featured in Sports Business Journal's Forty Under 40 Awards. Jayar will be profiled in SBJ's issue on Monday, June 28, and celebrated at a ceremony this fall in New York City with honorees from the Classes of 2020 and 2021.
- In a video released on social media, Jazz opened up about her hardcore Justice championship match against Deonna Purrazzo where if she loses, she must retire.
- WWE stock today closed at $55.49 per share.
- Simone Johnson, Thea Trinidad, and Rhea Ripley recently modeled some Blxck Mass clothing.
- Learn everything you need to know about Monday Night Raw before tonight at this link.
- The Best of WrestleMania in the 90s is available on WWE Network and Peacock. The three-hour-plus presentation is hosted by Todd Pettengill
- WWE has announced that this week, there will be three special episodes of their After The Bell podcast.
WWE After the Bell with Corey Graves and Vic Joseph will play host to special guests and surprises in the lead-up to WrestleMania 37 with daily episodes beginning Wednesday, including exclusive interviews and Show of Shows insight you won’t find anywhere else.
Subscribe to WWE After the Bell on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts to be among the first to hear this exciting lineup of Superstar sit-downs.
Wednesday – Rob Van Dam
2021 WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam hangs with Corey and Vic to talk about his storied career, from Extreme Championship Wrestling to the bright lights of WrestleMania.
Thursday – Bianca Belair
The EST of WWE becomes The EST of ATB this Thursday, just two days before she challenges Sasha Banks for the SmackDown Women’s Championship on Night 1 of WrestleMania. Plus, Corey and Vic offer a special preview of this year’s two-night Showcase of The Immortals.
Friday – Rhea Ripley
The former NXT Women’s Champion joins WWE ATB 48 hours prior to challenging Asuka for the Raw Women’s Title on Night 2 of WrestleMania 37. What’s going through The Nightmare’s mind as she approaches her second straight title bout on The Grandest Stage of Them All?
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