Rikishi Is Excited About Jey Uso vs. Jimmy Uso At WrestleMania 40, Says He Won't Be Far From The Show

Rikishi picks a side in the upcoming match between Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso.

As confirmed on the March 15 episode of WWE SmackDown, Jey Uso will face Jimmy Uso at WrestleMania 40. Many fans are hoping to see their father, WWE Hall of Famer Rikishi, get involved somehow.

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Speaking on Rikishi Fatu Off The Top, Rikishi was asked about the news that Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso will officially clash at WrestleMania 40.

“Man, that’s exciting news. I’m excited, to be able to have the boys out there. Another historic…Bloodline, family tree, whatever you want to call it, but to have my sons out there on WrestleMania finally going after it together, this is a big deal for the whole fans. You’re finally gonna see the dream match, Uso vs. Uso, Yeet vs. No Yeet. It’s gonna be exciting. I’m very happy to be the last to know about it," he said with a laugh.

Co-host Joey noted that Rikishi probably couldn't be satisfied with watching the match from home, and the WWE Hall of Famer teased that he won't be far from the stadium, as he will be at WrestleCon in Philadelphia.

“I’m not too far from WrestleCon. I’ll be there at WrestleCon. I’m gonna be in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I’m not too far, that’s all I can say. I’m not too far from the stadium. I’m not too far from the stadium where WrestleMania will be. Of course, they got a lot of Ubers, they got limousines over there, who knows? But I am not too far from the stadium. The news was that [it’s] Yeet versus No Yeet. But where’s the man that eats? I’ll tell you, I’m not gonna be far," Rikishi said.

When asked to name whose side he was on, Rikishi stated that Jey Uso made more sense from a business perspective. However, he made it clear that the match itself was a win-win, and he hoped to see his sons come out of it together.

“You know what? That’s a hard one, but I gotta put my feelings aside as a father. Jey is having a hell of a year as a single. Jimmy’s the same as far as being involved in the group, with the Bloodline. So to see the steam that Jey is having as a singles career, it only makes sense from a business standpoint, as if I was on the board of TKO or WWE. We’d have to go with ‘Yeet’. I would feel that it would be the best business move, is to let Jey get the upper hand for WrestleMania against his brother. But on a personal level, it’s a win-win situation for the boys, that they’re able to go out there. They bring it out when they work with a lot of people, the passion, because they always want to steal the show. But this one here, working against each other, this is really gonna be ‘show the world’ type of shit, like let’s me and you do this, and let’s announce to the world what exactly these two brothers can do. To see my sons going against each other for this dream match for the fans, it’s a win situation for the fans, for the company, for the family, and I’m so proud of them. I just pray that they walk out there, I know they’re gonna give it all they got, but I also pray that they are able to walk back out the squared circle together, hand in hand," Rikishi said.

Rikishi recently teased returning to WWE. Check out his comments here.

Jey Uso previously said he would like Rikishi to be involved in his WrestleMania match against Jimmy. Click here to see what he had to say.

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