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Angle refers to Cena as a WWE GOAT
WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle has had some great battles with John Cena during his career, and there is no doubt that Cena has earned the respect of the Olympic gold medalist.
In response to a video of his match against Cena at No Mercy 2003, Angle called Cena the greatest WWE Superstar of all time on Monday:
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One of my favorite quarrels. I consider Cena the greatest WWE Superstar of all time. John has been consistent and dominant for over 15 years. No one has done it for so long specifically in WWE. #itstrue https://t.co/s83vsbBHmS
The No Mercy match was meaningful in that it was the last time Cena was forced to type.
Angle and Cena had a lot more battles after that in tag team and singles matches, and they still seemed to have great chemistry in the ring.
The respect between Angle and Cena was so great, in fact, that Cena introduced Angle for his WWE Hall of Fame induction in 2017.
While it could be argued that there were better workers in the ring or bigger stars than Cena, the fact that he was at the top of WWE for so long is something that cannot be ignored.
Cena grabbed the headlines in pay-per-view after pay-per-view and won a record 16 world titles. His main focus is on his currently booming acting career, but he finds time for the company that made him famous.
Most recently, Cena faced off against Bray Wyatt in a Firefly Fun House match at WrestleMania 36, and although he lost, he was the subject of the series in many ways.
Cena and WWE will always be synonymous with each other, which is probably one of the main reasons Angle puts Cena on such a high pedestal.
Undertaker thanks fans for their support
Ahead of his 30th birthday in WWE, The Undertaker took to Twitter on Monday to thank the fans who have supported him over the years:
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The support received over the years from fans around the world still amazes me. Thanks @WWEIndia fans, hope you enjoy # 30YearsOfTaker on @SPN_Action. https://t.co/Vy1yekpatA
Taker was responding to a tweet from Sony Sports India promoting an upcoming tribute to his career.
Although The Undertaker has wrestled in other promotions before under different names such as Texas Red, The Punisher, The Master of Pain, and Mark Callous, his WWE television debut was in Survivor Series 1990.
The Undertaker was revealed as the mysterious member of the Million Dollar Man Survivor Series team Ted DiBiase, and he made an instant impact by taking out Koko B. Ware and Dusty Rhodes.
He went on to become one of the most successful and beloved superstars in WWE history before ending his wrestling career at WrestleMania 36 earlier this year.
After beating AJ Styles in the Boneyard Match at WrestleMania, The Undertaker said he was ready to go for sunset, although he also left the door open for a potential comeback under the right circumstances.
An Undertaker match or an appearance at Survivor Series 2020 next month would be appropriate since Survivor Series is where it all started for The Deadman.
Even though The Undertaker never sets foot in a ring again, he has established himself as the benchmark by which all other professional wrestlers are measured.
Scarlett provides injury update on Kross
Two months after dropping out of the NXT Championship with a shoulder injury, Karrion Kross appears to be making progress in his recovery.
On Monday, Scarlett posted a video to Instagram of Kross pulling a rope to lift her and her friend while sitting in a basket.
Scarlett accompanied the video with the following caption: ” Everyone loves a comeback, but not everyone is ready to do the right thing. We’re getting closer… and he’s about to be the deadliest piece on set. ”
Kross immediately threw a dominant run on his NXT debut and beat Keith Lee for the NXT title at NXT TakeOver: XXX, but suffered a shoulder injury during the match and was forced to drop out of the championship. .
The title was then put on the line in an Iron Man 4-way Fatal match between Finn Balor, Adam Cole, Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa. Balor and Cole equalized, which led to a singles title match between them.
Balor prevailed and went on to retain the NXT Championship against Kyle O’Reilly at NXT TakeOver 31, but suffered a broken jaw that required surgery.
The status of the NXT title is now somewhat on hold, which places an even bigger spotlight on Kross and his attempt to return to the ring.
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