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Seth Rollins: Top AEW star praises the WWE World Heavyweight Champion for being an MVP of the company

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All Elite Wrestling (AEW) star Malakai Black has recently expressed his admiration for WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, crediting him as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the wrestling world for some time.

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Seth Rollins: The Undisputed MVP

Rollins is currently on a mission to establish the new WWE World Heavyweight Title as a top prize, defending the gold frequently on TV. Speaking on the Undisputed Podcast, Black recalled his feud with Rollins during the summer of 2020, amid WWE’s ‘pandemic era’.

Black believes that Rollins is consistently on the upper tier of wrestling, stating, “I think that a lot of people don’t understand how much of an MVP he has been. I learned a ton from working with Seth, when we were in the pandemic era, and even before that right before we shut down and stuff.”

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Learning from Seth Rollins

Black further elaborated on his experience working with Rollins, highlighting the invaluable advice and perspective he gained from him. He shared how Rollins guided him in his promos and how he comes up with content.

“Every week he would give me questions like, ‘I want you to answer these,’ and I’d have to sit down and think about it and I don’t think people realize how incredibly good this dude and how consistent of a wrestler he’s been for decades. He’s the man,” Black added.

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Rollins’ Consistency and Skills

Black also praised Rollins’ in-ring performance, mic skills, mindset, and consistency. He emphasised how challenging it is to consistently be in the spotlight and on the upper tier, something Rollins has managed to do successfully.

Rollins’ most recent televised title defence saw him defeat Finn Balor at the July 1 Money in the Bank premium live event.

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Malakai Black in AEW

While Black now competes for AEW, a current WWE star has stated that they’d love to see Black return to WWE. Despite the competitive nature of the wrestling industry, it’s heartening to see such mutual respect and admiration between wrestlers from different promotions.

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