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Edge doesn't know how he wrestled for nine years after spinal fusion surgery, and more from his ESPN SportsCenter appearance

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Continuing their "Legends of WrestleMania" month, Jonathon Coachman welcomed Edge to SportsCenter last night (Mar. 15) for ESPN's (mostly) weekly "Off the Top Rope" feature.

The Rated R Superstar talked about his experiences at the Showcase of the Immortals, with special emphasis on his iconic ladder match with Christian against the Dudleyz and the Hardyz at X-7, the burning table spot against Mick Foley in 2006 and his loss to Undertaker in Orlando.

It's the discussion of his last Mania, and last match - seeing as how he retired on Raw the next night after defeating Alberto Del Rio - that seems especially pertinent, with the renewed focus on injuries and Daniel Bryan's retirement remind many of Edge's exit from the business he loved.

The Hall of Famer is on record as being thankful he's able to do things like hold his daughter and play with his dogs despite the bumps he took in his career, and here, he really seems to be amazed that he didn't do more damage in the nine years he continued to wrestle after having bones in his spine fused together to repair damage caused in the ring.

Cool stuff from a personal favorite of mine (crappy Spear aside). Thanks for the memories.

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