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Goldberg wants one more WWE match

But it doesn't sound like talks have progressed beyond both parties gauging interest, based on the WCW legend's recent sit down with Jim Ross.

The General brought us news of the "hot new rumor" a couple of weeks back - that Bill Goldberg was open to a WWE return, possibly for WrestleMania 31 next Spring in Santa Clara, California.  Part of the buzz behind that rumor was Goldberg's appearance on The Ross Report podcast with Jim Ross.

That episode is out today, and we have a little more detail to go with the gossip.  And it sounds like the former Atlanta Falcon is interested in giving his young son an opportunity to see what made the old man so much money, but that it hasn't proceeded much beyond that or gone into any specifics:

My last conversation with WWE brass, which was a while ago, was to the effect of I have a seven-year-old son who would love to see me wrestle and whatever differences we've had in the past, if you guys want to make some money and do this again, then I'd then be willing to talk about it. That is my answer.

As to who he'd work with, Goldberg threw out three names: Triple H, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns.

The backstory to a match with The Game would seem to be the most 'Reality Era', as it sounds like it would be motivated by rumors of backstage issues between the two men from Goldberg's previous WWE run in the mid-aughts - "Hunter and I will always have unfinished business until the day I die."

Lesnar and Goldberg are still in touch ("I talk to Brock frequently and we don't talk business", he said when briefly discussing Undertaker's loss at 'Mania this year.  He made a point of emphasizing that he doesn't watch WWE's product or talk about wrestling when he speaks to former co-workers).  He seemed interested in revisiting their contest from WrestleMania 20, the build and setting of which he described as "piss poor".

A shared history of collegiate football in Georgia prompted his mention of Reigns (Goldberg played for the University of Georgia Bulldogs; Reigns for the Georgia Tech Yellowjackets), but the match is more important than the opponent.  "Whoever it is, I don't care.  As long as it makes sense, then I'm in for it."

So, there you have it.  It still sounds like if WWE is willing to put enough money on the table, The Man will be there.

You can listen to the whole interview here.

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