Damian Priest reveals he wanted WrestleMania match with Hall of Famer

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WWE United States Champion Damian Priest recently spoke to the UK’s Metro. The former NXT North American Champion discussed several topics during the interview, including how he has been asking Triple H for a contest at WrestleMania.

“I make jokes from time to time,” Damian Priest began, speaking to Metro. “Like, hey, Mania – Hunter didn’t have a match, and that was the first time all these legends, none of them [were on the show].

“I was like, ‘I mean, did you bring your gear? Because you can have a match, I’m right here!’ He started laughing and said, ‘You’re on a list of people that have asked me that.’ I was like, I bet, I can imagine – he gets it all the time by guys being like, ‘Hey you wanna work? You wanna wrestle?'” Priest continued.

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“I mean, I wish [I get to face them all],” Priest admitted. “I still hold out hope, you know? Especially in this business, never say never! I think the closest one that I know that there’s a chance – and we’ve already kind of had an interaction at the Rumble – is Edge” Damian Priest added.

“Obviously Kane, we had a little bit of an interaction. But I’m not satisfied, I need a lot more of that! Those feelings, just standing across from those guys – super cool, super, super cool” the Archer of Infamy concluded.

It’s unlikely that we will see a match between Damian Priest and Triple H, but the potential for a contest between Priest and Edge is certainly one that is intriguing.