Edge Reveals The Final Angle That Was Planned With Christian Before Being Forced To Retire From WWE

 

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Edge was recently interviewed by Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated for their Extra Mustard section. During the interview he spoke on a wide variety of topics. One of the most interesting things that he revealed was the final angle that he had planned before he was forced to retire from a neck injury in 2011.

Edge explained that he wanted to face Christian at Wrestlemania in his final match:

“We did have a tentative plan to go forward once [Alberto] Del Rio and I were through our program. Christian would have cost me the title to Del Rio, and then we would have moved on and done our thing – and I thought he would retire me at WrestleMania”

“That’s how I wanted to go out. I wanted to do the favor, drop the title, and then have Christian be the cause – then spend the final few months of my career wrestling my lifelong best friend, and really have him go off in a great heel direction once I retired”

Wow! That would have been an incredible way to end his wrestling career. Such a shame that he was forced to retire and we couldn’t see that in action.  As a longtime fan of both Edge and Christian, I think it would have been a great ending to his career.

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