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Kevin Owens Wished He Took Time To Enjoy His First WWE Universal Title Run

Posted By: Ben Jordan Kerin on May 03, 2021

Kevin Owens Wished He Took Time To Enjoy His First WWE Universal Title Run

Kevin Owens has revealed that he wished he took more time to enjoy his first run as WWE Universal Champion. In an interview with TalkSPORT, he also talked about losing his title to Goldberg and people around him giving him perspective on his first reign.

On losing the title to Goldberg: 

“I don’t really care how it ended. It ended the way it ended and they all have to end at some point. At least it ended for a reason. There was a reason for it ending beyond ‘hey, Owens isn’t doing a good job.’ Because that wasn’t the case. Whether it should have ended that way or not is another discussion altogether.”

On not being able to properly enjoy his first title run: 

“What I mean the most when I talk about I’d love to have another Universal title run to make things right is for myself. My mindset has changed a lot since I was champion and back then I didn’t take the time to enjoy any of it. I was just too focused on trying to make it good, make it better, make it as good as it can be and I really, really didn’t enjoy it the way I should have.”

On people around him giving him perspective on his first reign: 

“My wife was instrumental in making me realise that. My parents as well, even guys like Shawn Michaels, Triple H and even Vince McMahon himself, they’ve all told me that it seemed like I forgot to enjoy this part of things and if you’re not going to enjoy being the champion, then what are you going to enjoy in this industry? I’d love to be able to get back there just so I can enjoy it properly, but we’ll see. All I can do is do my best to stay in that story and hopefully I get to take it from Roman or somebody else in the future.”

Source: talksport.com
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