Kevin Owens was noticeably absent from WrestleMania 35, one month after challenging for the WWE Title at WWE Fastlane.
Owens was reportedly scheduled to face Daniel Bryan in a one-on-one match at WrestleMania 35, but plans changed as Kofi Kingston heated up.
Owens believes going with Kofi was the right call, but it didn't make his lack of involvement at WrestleMania any easier.
"It was really heartbreaking because I was supposed to be on WrestleMania 35," Owens told Robbie Fox on My Mom's Basement. "There was a storyline prepared and an idea. It went a different way for an extremely good reason, I couldn't have agreed more and it was the right move, but at the same time I was like, 'What am I going to do?' They didn't know where to put me. There were still several weeks until WrestleMania, 'Well, let's just make something up.' It just didn't happen. As it was getting closer to the show, there was more disbelief. 'I'm really not going to be on WrestleMania?' I thought, maybe that night -- Alexa Bliss was the host, maybe I could do something with her like a Kevin Owens Show. At least I'd be there. I didn't want to be in the Andre Battle Royal and I had talked to Vince about it and he told me he didn't feel it was the right spot for me. Once he told me that, okay, fine. I still thought doing something on the show would've been fun. Just have me go in there and stun someone, for whatever reason. Do something with Alexa. For whatever reason, nothing was connecting with them."
Owens said he flew himself home for his own sanity, but wishes he could've been there out of respect for Becky Lynch and Kofi Kingston as they had their world title victories at the event.
Owens would feud with Kingston following WrestleMania 35.
He is scheduled to face Sami Zayn at WrestleMania 37. You can check out the current lineup for WrestleMania 37 by clicking here.
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