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Ryback thinks he should be facing Goldberg instead of Brock Lesnar, and they should both be drug tested by WWE

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Since leaving the company earlier this year, Ryback’s carving out a niche for himself as a quotable commentator on all things WWE.

Given the comparisons fans made throughout his time working for Vince McMahon (ones The Big Guy wasn’t afraid to have some fun with himself, as his ring gear in the header image proves), it’s no surprise he has a few things to say about the news that Goldberg is coming back to WWE.

In an interview with Busted Open Radio, Ryback says he understands and respects Goldberg’s motives, but he thinks he should have come back when he was still there:

And for me, for my own selfish reasons, that should be me and Goldberg. It shouldn’t be him and Brock. It has been there. They’ve done that 13 years ago. It’s 13 years have gone by. We’re in a different era now.

After speculating that 2K, WWE’s video game partner, may have sweetened the financial pot to get the 49 year old back in the ring, Ryback turned to the subject of the Wellness Policy and drug testing. While clarifying again that he’s in favor of the company’s efforts in the area, he is not a fan of the “part-timer” loophole WWE uses with Lesnar, and he assumes they’ll use with Goldberg as well:

I will say, because I heard them say, ‘because Brock Lesnar’s not a full-time employee, he’s not required to be tested by the WWE Wellness Policy.’ That is absolute f***ing bull$#!+. And Goldberg coming in, I don’t care if he’s a part-time employee or not an employee, anybody that steps foot in a WWE ring, whether it’s once a year or 300 days a year, should be f***ing tested.

And WWE, Mark Carrano, Triple H, Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Kevin Dunn, the entire Board of Executives f***ing know that’s the case and should be true, so it is bull$#!+ from a performer’s standpoint that, like, I played by the rules, all these other full-time employees play by the rules, they should make sure that anybody that comes in there, Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, part-time employee or not, they are all tested the exact same [way] and those results are made public.

That should be a standard that people that invest in the company, from a shareholder perspective, they should bring those questions to Vince when they have those meetings because the fact that they came out and said that about Brock, ‘oh, we don’t test him because he’s a part-time employee’ is bull$#!+ and everybody knows it.

Check out the whole interview for more from The Big Guy on these and other topics.

What do you think? Would you be more interested in Ryback/Goldberg I than Lesnar/Goldberg II? Does not screening certain talents invalidate the Wellness Policy?

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