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Eric Bischoff – “Goldberg Is Wrestling For The Money”

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Eric Bischoff has discussed former WCW Champion Goldberg and says the part-time WWE Superstar only competes today for the financial rewards.

Bischoff oversaw the rise of Goldberg in the late nineties as the WCW star rose to prominence. Over twenty years late, Goldberg still wrestles in attraction matches for WWE.

Speaking on the Insight with Chris Van Vliet podcast, Bischoff had his say about the reasons he thinks Goldberg still wrestles.

Bischoff explained:

“Goldberg is doing it for the money, come on. This is not love of the business or love to get out there and perform. In my opinion, sorry Bill you and I aren’t close friends but we are friends. And if what I am saying Bill offends you then I apologise because I don’t mean it to but come on dude, do you think he’s doing it for the fun or do you think he’s doing it for the money?

It’s smart it’s not a bad thing! I’m not putting it down. If I had the ability at Bill’s age, and look the way Bill did and someone gave me a 7 figure cheque to work 5 minutes come on! Lets be honest with ourselves and not bust anybody’s balls over this. Anyone would do it, we dream about that opportunity.”

Since Goldberg’s first return to WWE in 2016 the WWE Hall Of Famer has won the Universal Championship twice. His last appearance to date for WWE came at the 2021 Royal Rumble. Goldberg would challenge Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship with the Scotsman coming out on top.

Eric Bischoff has also had his say on the so-called ‘Wednesday Night Wars’ between AEW and NXT.

Credit: Insight with Chris Van Vliet

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