Bobby Lashley is the trending name in professional wrestling right now, and with good reason. Almighty won his first WWE Championship on RAW against The Miz, and reactions to the victory have been very positive.
Bobby Lashley sat down with Ryan Satin for the final Fox Sports 1 on 1 interview, and the new WWE Champion revealed Vince McMahon’s backstage reaction to the WWE Championship win on RAW.
Vince McMahon grabbed Lashley early backstage and gave him a big hug. The WWE boss told Lashley that he was proud of the superstar, and it was a behind-the-scenes moment that the 44-year-old veteran will surely never forget.
Here’s what Bobby Lashley revealed:
“When I could get through that curtain [after winning the WWE Championship] And give Vince a hug, he grabbed me and held me for a while and said, ‘Man, I’m proud of you.
Vince doesn’t want you here to have fun: Bobby Lashley on WWE CEO’s expectations
Bobby Lashley would go on to explain what Vince McMahon expects from WWE talent. The WWE Champion said Vince McMahon wants Superstars to push their creative limits and deliver themselves to a higher level.
“You’re not here to have fun. Vince doesn’t want you to be here to have fun. Vince wants to argue with you because you’re fighting for something you want. Vince wants you to come out of the box.” and do something bigger. “
Bobby Lashley talked about the boost Vince McMahon wants his talent to have. The boss’s vision and contributions from several other legends have led Lashley to accomplish more extraordinary things at the company.
“Vince wants you to want WrestleMania so much that the crowd is forcing them to give you that title. I think I started to get into that point last year, definitely several months. I’ve been bad, man. I’ve been bad.. I go out there with a vengeance, and there’s a lot of confidence running through me. “
Bobby Lashley will head to WrestleMania 37 as WWE Champion, and is expected to face Drew McIntyre in one of the marquee title bouts on the undercard.
While the WWE creative team would have some surprises up their sleeves with the Fastlane PPV ending, will Bobby Lashley remain the WWE Champion after WrestleMania 37? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section.