Adam Copeland accompanied so much in WWE, but a particular moment, not too long ago, really placed “The R Superstar” in a tough spot.
Adam Copeland Recalls WWE Putting Him In Tough Position
Adam Copeland, who many know as Edge in WWE, was given a second chance by doctors. After not being cleared to compete again, the decision was reversed about seven years later.
He returned during the Royal Rumble and despite many believing he would be there, the pop was nuts. Truly, one of the loudest ovations in WWE history.
Then, the pandemic arrived and everything changed. WWE crowds were quickly replaced to TV screens or nothing.
As for Copeland, he had to wrestle without a crowd. He defeated Randy Orton at WrestleMani 36.
They would meet again, this time at Backlash in what was dubbed as the ‘greatest wrestling match ever.’ In what as decent bout, but nothing to go with that tagline.
“I think I might be biased, but that is the toughest position to be put in,” said Edge. “There is also no such thing. There just isn’t, right? It’s totally subjective.”
“You probably think of a match when you think of your favorite match. And I probably think and then that’s going to change. Because this month that might be [Steve] Austin and Bret [Hart], the submission match, and then it might be Nick Bockwinkel and Terry Funk from All Japan and go okay, well, yeah, right now this one.”
“It was pitched just like that. [Vince said] I got you two guys can have the greatest wrestling match ever?”
“[I thought] Yeah. [Vince said] But that’s what we should call it. I’m like ‘Oh.’ But hey, he is a promoter and that is the way a promoter’s brain works.”
A lot has changed for both wrestlers over the past 12 months. Orton is yet to return after undergoing back surgery.
Copeland finished his WWE contract and just started with AEW. After one match, it is clear a feud with Christian Cage is in the woks.
So, was Adam Copeland right how WWE booked him in an unwindable situation?