Sami Zayn: The Most Important Match Of My Career Is On 3/11 WWE Raw Because History Is Waiting For Me

Sami Zayn vows to devour the opportunity that's in front of him.

On the March 4 episode of WWE Raw, Adam Pearce announced that Sami Zayn, Chad Gable, Shinsuke Nakamura, Bronson Reed, JD McDonagh, and Ricochet would clash in a Gauntlet Match for a shot at Gunther's Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 40. Later in the show, Zayn defeated Ivar, but Bronson Reed attacked him after the bell.

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In a WWE Raw Exclusive, Sami Zayn was asked to describe how he was feeling after the attack. He noted that he had the wind knocked out of him. Zayn then looked ahead to the Gauntlet Match.

"Yeah, not great, got the wind knocked out of me pretty bad. Twice actually, in a row. So I’m just struggling to catch my breath right now. I guess I should be angry, and a part of me is, but maybe not as angry as I normally would be or maybe should be, and WWE, it’s a ride. It’s like feast or famine, I have certainly feasted in my day, and I’ve starved in my day. Well, right now, I’m eating again. I’m eating, and next week, in this gauntlet match, I am going to eat, I am going to devour anything that comes in my way. I am gonna devour the opportunity because that’s what’s hard to come by around here, opportunities. Just when you think you’ve secured your spot or your legacy or whatever, the curveballs just never stop, and I don’t take it for nothing. I said this earlier, but I’ve had a lot of important matches in my career. Well, they’re all behind me. Right now, the most important match of my career is next week. The next match is the most important match of my career because history’s waiting for me on the other side. So yeah, that’s where my head’s at right now," Zayn said.

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