Seth Rollins was not too long ago interviewed by MLive to advertise the Raw present in Detroit. As introduced by Kurt Angle, Rollins can be in a triple menace match at WrestleMania 34 with Finn Balor to compete towards The Miz for the Intercontinental Championship. This alternative got here after each Rollins and Balor defeated Miz in singles matches on the identical Raw, making an attempt to carve their very own paths to compete on the most important stage of the 12 months.
Rollins commented on having the chance to win the IC title for the primary time, saying, “I’ve now got a big match at Wrestlemania. A triple threat match for the Intercontinental Title. For me, my eyes are still on The Miz and the IC title and becoming champion.”
Just a 12 months after breaking floor by turning into the primary (and solely, as of now) individual to ever win a Money within the Bank contract and money it in at WrestleMania, he was pressured to overlook WrestleMania 32 resulting from damage. Forced to sit down on the sidelines, Rollins recollects what he took away throughout this time of restoration.
“The biggest thing is to try and roll with it and don’t turn away from your feelings,” stated Rollins. “It’s going to be ok to feel sad, angry and frustrated, but try not to let yourself be negative. Turn it into a positive and use that as motivation to get back faster.”
Now, his former Shield brethren and Tag Team Championship accomplice, Dean Ambrose, is pressured to overlook WrestleMania 34 and sit on the sidelines resulting from damage. Rollins commented on Ambrose being pressured to sit down out this 12 months.
“Neither of us, myself and Dean, had ever suffered any major injuries,” Rollins stated. “For me, in the months I was recovering, it was a good experience to step back away from being a pro wrestler and be myself and live my life and experience some things I never had the time for. If you’re going to get hurt, the period around Wrestlemania is the worst time. Ambrose is the man. He’ll be back. It’s not about Wrestlemania this year, it’s about Wrestlemania next year and the year after that. It’s about the long term.”
Rollins additionally commented on what he has discovered from his ill-fated damage that price him a spot on the WrestleMania 32 card.
“I think I’m just more aware of the little things with my body than I was before,” stated Rollins. “I felt so invincible. I took for granted the little nagging injuries and didn’t treat them the way I should have. Not that I could have prevented the major injury. It was a freak accident. It’s not like my body wasn’t prepared. It didn’t just give out on me. I think for me my physical awareness has gotten better and I’m better at keeping up with the little injuries.”