In a recent interview, WWE’s Ring General GUNTHER expressed his thoughts on a potential showdown with Roman Reigns, the WWE Universal Champion.
The Intercontinental Champion, who has held his title for over a year, stated that he sees a matchup with Reigns as an interesting prospect, but not one that is likely to happen anytime soon. The reason? The historic title runs that both wrestlers are currently enjoying’‹.
GUNTHER and Reigns, known as the “Tribal Chief,” are on different brands and are each in the middle of making history in their respective divisions.
Reigns’ reign as Universal Champion is unprecedented, and GUNTHER himself is carving out his own legacy as the Intercontinental Champion. “We’re very far apart from each other in what we have to do. Roman is on this never seen before title reign. I myself, I’m in the midst of making history,” GUNTHER said’‹ to WrestlingNews.Co.
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GUNTHER’s Remarkable Performance at the Royal Rumble
When asked about his performance at this year’s Royal Rumble, where he entered the ring first and was the last competitor to be eliminated, GUNTHER reflected on the night as a significant moment in his career.
Despite not winning, he considers his performance at the event to be a major stepping stone, one that has provided him with a momentum that he hopes to carry forward’‹.
GUNTHER said, “It was a very long struggle being in first and then failing at the end, but just by an inch. At the end overall, I think that was a very important night for me in my career, because I think it was very unexpected. So yeah, I think I rebounded very well from that, and we’ll see what happens at the next Royal Rumble.”’‹