WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson has called Kevin Owens a “bumblebee” of professional wrestling, while praising former WWE Champion Dolph Ziggler.
Speaking on ARN, which is available via AdFreeShows, The Enforcer would say that he doesn’t remember Dolph Ziggler ever having a bad match in WWE, before discussing the Fastlane match between The Show-Off and KO.
“Dolph Ziggler, to my knowledge, has never had a bad match – and probably, to this day, has not had a bad match. I do think that this was a period when Kevin Owens had not been pulled up that long in the main roster.”
Double A would reveal how he thinks Owens should have defeated John Cena and then gone on to be used as a babyface because “people would just like” The Prizefighter.
“I said from day one when he debuted against Cena, you know, he should have won that match, and he should have been used as a babyface because from day one, and I’m sure through this match, people would just like Kevin Owens. He probably did some crazy stuff, and he did, and he did some stuff that he probably should not have been able to do.”
Anderson then delivered the unique analogy of Owens being “like a bumblebee” due to the surprising nature of some of the moves he can do in the ring. A statement that is very timely following the Royal Rumble, where Owens would compete against Roman Reigns in a Last Man Standing Match for the Universal Championship, and deliver a Swanton Bomb to the Tribal Chief from the top of a raised forklift.
“He is the bumblebee of the business. Bumblebees should not be able to fly as fast they do and manouevre as good as they do, but he does, and he pulls off some unique stuff. He is very creative, and he was regarded, in my mind, from what I saw every night, it’s no matter what you did with him, he was a babyface and Dolph, that being his hometown and all those things kind of worked against each other a little bit, if you look at it from that slant. Still, our audience is going to like who they like and cheer for who they want to cheer for, doesn’t matter whose hometown it is. It doesn’t matter who the good guy is perceived to be.”
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