Big E announced early on Monday that he would be hitting Raw later in the evening with every intention of cashing in the Money in the Bank contract on whoever won the Bobby Lashley vs. Randy Orton WWE championship match. He delivered on that too, running in just after the former speared and pinned the latter.
Minutes later, he became the WWE champion for the first time in his career.
Everyone is really, really happy about it.
Like The Man, and her mother:
The current Intercontinental champion:
The artist formerly known as Renee Young while she was working with and became friends with E:
I ❤️ @WWEBigE so much. Let E move that damn needle. Champ shit.— Renee Paquette (@ReneePaquette) September 14, 2021
Cesaro keeping it simple:
Zelina Vega letting emojis say it all:
Sami Zayn making a funny:
Great moment. Almost makes me forgive him for that time he built an entire condo development on my ass. Congratulations to @WWEBigE— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) September 14, 2021
There are many more, but it’s only fitting to close with this:
There are plenty of times it doesn’t feel the best to be a pro wrestling fan but when it feels good, there’s just really nothing like it.
Big E is the WWE champion.
Update: I lied, we’re closing with this: