Ricochet reflects on his run with the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
In 2022, Ricochet was able to capture his second ever title on the WWE main roster, the Intercontinental Championship. 'The One & Only' would go on to hold the belt for 98 days, which was nearly five times as long as his 2019 reign with the WWE United States Championship.
Throughout his near 100 day reign with the title, Ricochet successfully defended it against the likes of Sami Zayn, Jinder Mahal, Angel, and Humberto.
In a new interview with Ryan Satin on the Out Of Character podcast, Ricochet talked about his run with the belt and how he was pretty happy with it.
"I felt great. To even be part of the lineage that is the Intercontinental Championship is great. To be able to etch your name in that history is amazing. I’m still fairly new here, compared to a lot of the people who have been here for a decade plus. I think there is still more time to grow and more time to have those opportunities. With what I’ve had already, I was pretty happy with it. If you dwell on the negatives, that’s how you’re going to feel about it. I don’t look at anything negatively, really, ever, anymore. I feel, what we were able to do and what I was able to do, and even after, it was Sami Zayn to me and now Gunther, it’s been good. Anything I can do to add positive connotation to any title, any aspect of wrestling in general, I’m happy with it. I was pretty happy with my run."
Despite being happy with the reign, Ricochet did note that he did think there was room for more.
"Obviously, when you’re a champion or in the company in general, you want to be in those positions and want to have as much as possible because that’s what we do it for. If it happens again and there is an opportunity, I’m going to jump on it and make the most of it. For what we did at the time, I think it was good, especially because it jumped right into Gunther, who has done what he’s done with it. more time would have been great, but what I was able to do, I was pretty happy with it. There is still so much room for more."
In a separate interview earlier this month, Ricochet talked about his Royal Rumble spot with Logan Paul. Fans can learn more here.
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