Drew McIntyre managed to retain his WWE title on the Royal Rumble on Sunday with a victory over WWE Corridor of Famer Goldberg.
The Scot was challenged by the 54 12 months previous on the RAW legend’s evening and the match was set for the Royal Rumble.
In title photographs since returning to WWE in 2016, Goldberg was 2-Zero after defeating Kevin Owens and The Fiend for his or her world titles.
Followers had feared the worst when Goldberg challenged the very best babyface champion WWE have had in years in Mcintyre, however the Scot managed to prevail.
The match began with McIntyre hitting a spear of his personal on the previous WCW icon, however as they fell outdoors the ring, McIntyre would then hit the steps and undergo a spear by means of the barricade.
That had the champion beginning the match at an obstacle and regardless of hitting a Claymore to begin the match, Goldberg kicked out sharply at two.
What adopted was two spears from Goldberg and a jackhammer, however McIntyre managed to carry on.
One Claymore later, after McIntyre simply barely surviving, and the first-ever UK-born world champion in WWE retained his title.
After the match, Goldberg advised McIntyre that he had ‘handed the take a look at’ and that he deserved to win. They embraced as an indication of respect and it was virtually the passing of a torch.
McIntyre now seems to be set to hold the title into WrestleMania, the occasion the place he first claimed the title from Brock Lesnar final 12 months.
Goldberg is well-known to have a cope with WWE by means of 2023 with two matches a 12 months. Goldberg might work WrestleMania, but it surely’s probably WWE could save him for a possible Saudi Arabia present later this 12 months. Covid-19 allowing.