As the winner of the 2021 Men's Royal Rumble, Edge has his choice of three opponents for WrestleMania 37.
Speaking on After The Bell, Edge weighed in on the positives of his three potential opponents.
"I look at all three talents and I love what they're doing. I love the level they're on and the cylinders they are firing on in different ways," he said. "Drew McIntyre, I look at the story. It's about respect and taking a similar road and the fact that when I was World Champion, Drew was trying to find his way and I tried to help him through some of those times. [Him] leaving and coming back and fighting through these things and respecting the man he's become. There's that story."
On Balor, Edge said, "Balor is a guy I've never laid hands on, never been at the same place at the same time. I see what he's doing in the ring and the way he's wrestling. He's making everything earned and you have to fight to get it. That's extremely appealing because that's the kind of wrestling I want to do. I want to go back to Nick Bockwinkle, Terry Funk, and All Japan with a modern twist. He's a guy who is doing that. I told him that after TakeOver in Portland against Gargano. I was like, 'That guy right there, that's the template. That's the guy I knew was in there.' Each time I see him, it's ever more prevalent."
Finally, when discussing Reigns, he said, "Then I look at Reigns and I truly look at this generational thing. This guy is finally allowed to be what he is. The handcuffs are off and everyone realized 'you need to just let him do what he can do.' He is like Randy. When you get those second and third-generation talents, they do things they don't even know. It's just instinctual because it's in their DNA. They don't have to think about it. I have to think about it. Maybe my kids, if they decided [to wrestle], they won't have to think about it. I see Reigns and the layers with Heyman and what they're doing, it's such a great character. If you start looking at the parallels. We used to come through the crowd, we had a three-man group, we use the spear, very similar heads. Big heads."
Edge appeared on Monday's Raw to confront McIntyre, Wednesday's NXT to confront Balor, and is set to appear on Friday's SmackDown.
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