15/08/2022

Goldberg Confirms His WWE Contract Status, Reveals an Injury He’s Been Dealing With For Years

Goldberg’s final WWE match took at Elimination Chamber in February, through which he misplaced to Roman Reigns in six minutes with the WWE Universal Championship on the road. There’s been no signal of “Da Man” on WWE programming since then, however he clarified in a current interview with The New York Post that he’s nonetheless technically underneath contract with the corporate.

Goldberg has competed in 12 matches since his 2016 return to WWE, which incorporates successful the Universal Championship twice and competing for the WWE Championship on two separate events. But one factor he has stored quiet about all through that point is a shoulder harm, which he describes as being “absolutely destroyed over the past four or five years.” He averted needing reattachment surgical procedure due to copious quantities of rehab, including that he hasn’t gotten “cut on because you never know when the phone’s gonna ring.”

“I’m still waiting for that one [call] to happen one of these days,” he added. “But I suppose you never retire in the wrestling world until you’re dead, so who knows.”

“I have worked my ass off day, after day, after day to get to a point where I feel almost normal again,” he later added. “I just kind of needed that break. I needed the mental focus of understanding that surgery wasn’t an option at the time and I needed to put my ass to the grindstone.”

In a separate interview with CBS Sports‘ Shakiel Mahjouri, the WWE Hall of Famer was requested in regards to the weird reserving in 2020 that led to him beating Bray Wyatt in a matter of minutes to turn out to be Universal Champion once more. Reports on the time said Goldberg demanded he win the match, which he refuted.

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“I’ve never said no to put anybody over. Maybe back in WCW I didn’t agree with Jericho over or something like that, if I can remember correctly,” Goldberg stated. “I didn’t think it was time for the character to be involved in any comedy. But not in a million years in that Fiend situation in Saudi would I have done that. No way in hell! And I’d love to get on the phone with Bray and tell him, I’d love to see him face-to-face and make sure there’s not one percent of his being that believes that I changed that match.”

h/t The New York Post