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Braun Strowman Reflects on WWE Universal Championship Win at WrestleMania 3

One Big Thing

Braun Strowman’s WWE Universal Championship victory over Goldberg at WrestleMania 36 was a significant moment in his career, marking his first world title win in WWE.

Key Points

  • Strowman faced Goldberg for the WWE Universal Championship at WrestleMania 36
  • The opportunity arose due to Roman Reigns pulling out of the event amid the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Goldberg personally selected Strowman as his replacement opponent
  • Strowman idolized Goldberg as a child, making the win even more meaningful

Strowman’s Reaction

“It meant the world because like I said, as a kid growing up idolizing [Goldberg] to becoming friends with him, unfortunate circumstances with everything going on with the pandemic and what happened, he wanted me,” Strowman said. “So he picked me to do that and do the honors and pass that torch.”

Goldberg’s Trust in Strowman

“[Goldberg told me] ‘I can count on one hand how many people that I would do this for, and I still have three fingers left,'” Strowman recalled.

Why It Matters

Braun Strowman’s WWE Universal Championship win at WrestleMania 36 was a defining moment in his career. It not only marked his first world title victory but also symbolized a passing of the torch from a wrestling legend he idolized as a child. The win solidified Strowman’s position as a top star in WWE.

Strowman’s Title Reign

Strowman’s WWE Universal Championship reign lasted 141 days before he lost the title to “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt at the 2020 SummerSlam event.

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