Ricochet and the Intercontinental Champion were absent from both nights of WrestleMania, though he did defend the belt on WrestleMania Smackdown in a triple threat match against Angel and Humberto.
Ricochet commented on missing WrestleMania, saying he was thankful WWE gave him time to spend with his son.
Speaking on WWE's The Bump, Ricochet said he doesn't want to miss another premium live event, especially WrestleMania.
"WrestleMania is always an electricity, it's the Showcase of the Immortals, it's something you do want to be on. WrestleMania is the top of the mountain. If I wasn't going to be on it, I was so glad I was able to spend time with my son and recharge my physical and mental battery and the family battery. I'm glad I was able to do that. As much as WrestleMania is an event, it's a feeling, it's an emotion. That's my goal for next year, to make sure that [the Intercontinental Championship] and myself, collectively, together, make it to WrestleMania and make it on WrestleMania and that this title, I want to make it as famous as possible to where it can't miss another one. This title can't miss another premium live event. It's not going to miss Backlash, it's not going to miss Money in the Bank. WrestleMania is the showcase of the immortals and Ricochet plans on being immortal," he said.
Ricochet is set to defend the Intercontinental Championship against Jinder Mahal on Friday's WWE SmackDown.
As of now, he does not have a match scheduled for WrestleMania Backlash. Fans can view the current lineup for WrestleMania Backlash by clicking here.
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