Christian Says He'll Be World Champion, Rourke/'Mania Update, More
By Ryan Clark | April 04, 2009
ESPN.com has an interview with ECW wrestler Christian talking about his decision to leave TNA and join WWE, Edge being champion, Jack Swagger, the Money in the Bank match, if the TLC match is more dangerous than the Money in the Bank match, his craziest bump at WrestleMania, video games, and more. On leaving TNA for WWE, Christian said: "I think the free agent process is a little bit different because other major pro sports like the NBA or NHL, you're looking at 30 teams. You have 30 options. You don't really have that in this industry. There is one name that stands above all else, and that's WWE. So to really be on top, that's where you have to apply your trade." He also added: "I really had to sit down and weigh the options for me and my career. I'm just trying to do the best that I can and move as high as I can and my ultimate goal is to become World Champion. To be recognized as one of the best, you need to win that WWE title or the World Heavyweight Championship." Christian believes he will reach his full potential this time around in WWE and become the World Champion at some point. "I feel better than I have in years. I was gone for three-plus years from WWE, and coming back, I feel rested, and I actually feel like I'm in the best shape I've ever been in. I'm a little older, a little wiser, and I think things are going to be a lot different for me this time around. I think this time I'll definitely reach my full potential, and at some point, I will be World Champion."