Big E Langston Talks Bonding With Dolph Ziggler & AJ Lee, Merging U.S. & IC Titles, Royal Rumble

Big E Langston Talks Bonding With Dolph Ziggler & AJ Lee, Merging U.S. & IC Titles, Royal Rumble Photo: Nicole (@nicole_rose_54)

Source: Knockout Nation

Knockout Nation has an interview with WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E. Langston, who was promoting this Sunday's Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Here are a few highlights:

If he knew AJ Lee and Dolph Ziggler before making it to the main roster:

I knew AJ from developmental a year before she was on NXT. I didn't know Dolph at all. But when we started working together and traveling to different shows we realized that we shared a similar sense of humor. It didn't take us long to realize that it was kind of an odd pairing but it worked. We had a lot of fun and it is something that I'll always remember. I learned a lot from Dolph when I was ringside for all of the Cena matches at house shows. It was a positive way for me to start my career.

Which title should remain if the US and Intercontinental titles were merged:

If I had to pick one I'd pick the Intercontinental because it has the most prestige. It's not just because it is the title I hold. If you look at the list of wrestlers who have held the IC title, the list is ridiculous.

His favorite Royal Rumble moment:

When you think of Kane's record for eliminations, that was pretty cool. In the modern era, the stuff that Kofi Kingston has done from the handstand to the chair is pretty cool moments. But from a dominant perspective, Kane has the nod with the most eliminations.

Big E also talked hip hop, destroying John Cena in his WWE debut, his goals for The Royal Rumble and more. You can read the full interview by clicking here.

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