Vince McMahon On Fan Reaction To Goldberg’s Return, Goldberg Explains Why He’s Facing Lesnar


Jim Ross has written an article for on Goldberg’s return to the ring and it features quotes from the Superstar himself and even Vince McMahon. Highlights are as follows:

Goldberg on battling Father Time and Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series:

I’d love to be the Goldberg of old and not the Goldberg that’s old. I’m 12 years older, and gray, but in those 12 years I that I’ve been away from wrestling I’m much wiser, and I have 12 years of MMA training that I can utilize. My stand up game is immensely better than it ever was in WCW or WWE.

Goldberg explains why he’s facing Brock Lesnar in what could be his last wrestling match:

He deserves a rematch from 12 years ago and he was, quite frankly, my door to get back in. Plus, Brock doesn’t care. He really doesn’t care about the consequences for either of us and he’s fearless. I know what Brock’s capable of better than most, I assure you. I’m in better cardio shape today than I was in my pro wrestling career and in the NFL. I hope to compete at around 270 which is 25 or 30 pounds less than what I weighed back in WCW. I may be limited with what I can do stylistically in the ring but our match won’t lack in physicality or passion.

Vince McMahon on the reaction Goldberg received from fans when he returned to WWE last month:

The reaction to Goldberg confirmed our confidence that Bill is still not only relevant in the WWE world, his reaction was met with passionate exuberance even after a decade’s absence. Bill’s son has never seen him perform and Bill’s wife and son were blown away with the reaction in Denver. Survivor Series is going to be on fire!

Goldberg vs Lesnar is married to the WWE2K17 video game where fantasy warfare meets reality. It’s Ali vs Marciano, Mayweather vs Sugar Ray Leonard … Goldberg vs Lesnar.

You can check out J.R.’s article here.