Recently, former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg was interviewed by Romain Mahut to promote his involvement with WWE 2K17, the video game. Among other things, Goldberg discussed whether he would want to step in the squared circle with Brock Lesnar again. Goldberg shared his thoughts on fans chanting for him at the expense of Ryback. Also, Goldberg talked about his biggest regret from his storied professional wrestling career.
According to Goldberg, he has thought about a rematch with Lesnar ever since WrestleMania 20.
"There hasn't been a day go by since he and I stepped out of that ring in Madison Square Garden I haven't wanted to hook up with him again. For sure."
With respect to Ryback drawing comparisons to Goldberg, the former University of Georgia Bulldog claimed to be flattered that professional wrestling fans still chant for him, even to this day.
"Whatever it was [or] whatever it is that brings people to chanting my name, I'm greatly appreciative and I ask that not one of you think for one second that I am not. What I think of Ryback, like I said, I haven't really watched the product. I obviously watch all of my social media feeds and I see all of the comparisons. Every once in a while I'll see something that he has said and really it's not my business anymore. I'm not involved. As far as giving a reaction or a rebuttal to someone's comments towards me, I do that every once in a while. At the end of the day, I'm appreciative that people would make any kind of comparison with me and somebody in the current [professional wrestling] business in a positive light. And as far as what I think of Ryback's concerned, I mean, more power to him. I hope nothing but success to him, but if he ever was in the ring in front of me, he [has] got a serious problem."
Goldberg admitted that the biggest regret he carries from his professional wrestling days is concussing Bret 'Hitman' Hart with a wild kick to the head at WCW Starrcade (1999).
"I wouldn't have kicked Bret Hart in the head. I respect Bret. I look up to Bret. A tear comes to my eye when I even think about it. For an icon like him to have his career cut short by a mistake or an accident by myself is almost impossible to deal with. So that's truly to me, not to be selfish, but to make myself feel better, but, at the end of the day, I just wish I could take that back."
You can watch the interview in the video above. If you use any of the quotes that appear in this article, please credit FrenchyRom's YouTube Channel with an H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription.
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