Goldberg Responds To Ryback Saying He’s A Better Wrestler and Athlete Than Him

Posted by Matt Boone October 15, 2012 11 Comments

Bill Goldberg addressed Ryback’s critical remarks in WWE Magazine regarding comparisons between the two wrestlers via Twitter Sunday.

In the interview, Ryback proclaimed to be a better wrestler and athlete than Goldberg ever was. Goldberg, who played in the National Football League, particularly took issue with the WWE Superstar proclaiming himself as the better athlete.

“Better athlete? Come on dude wake up…..,” Goldberg tweeted.

In a remark re-tweeted by Goldberg, former WCW colleague Scotty Riggs stated, “Take it as a complement that the kid is unsuccessfully trying to outshine you!!”

Former WCW announcer Mark Madden also noted earlier, “Ryback thinks he’s superior to @Goldberg? Ryback is a Xerox of a Xerox. Goldberg was an organic phenomenon. We’ll see how Ryback winds up.”

Goldberg wrote “Case closed!” in response to the following remark: “Ryback is a better athlete than @Goldberg? I don’t remember seeing Ryback play in the NFL. #ShowSomeRespect.”

During the WWE Magazine interview, Ryback said comparisons between the two don’t bother him, but that “people are misinformed.”

“People see a big guy with a shaved head who’s intense, and they draw those comparisons,” Ryback stated. “I will say this: Goldberg did this for the money. He was never a fan of wrestling. I do this because I have a passion for it, and that’s the biggest difference between Goldberg and me. I’m not here to make five million dollars and then walk away. I’m here for life. And, I firmly believe that I’m much better than he was in the ring. He was great, and I was a fan of his when I was younger. But, I feel I’m a better athlete and wrestler than Goldberg ever was, and people are going to see that over time.”

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    • http://www.facebook.com/evan.lygeros Evan Lygeros

      yeah, Ryback shouldn’t have even interacted with the idea. Goldberg is a unique even in wrestling in the same catagory as the Ultimate Warrior, Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold and the Rock. Any way of comparing yourself to one of them would just fail.

    • Merc

      Ryback is new and up n coming…….he didn’t say anything that wasn’t true. Goldberg was made in the office not in the ring n Goldberg himself stated he didn’t want to wrestling and was convinced $$$ to wrestle since football was over for him. Now a wrestler comes along an says that and Goldberg gets all upset…….lol…baby!

      • WWF Fan

        Agreed. Also Goldberg only agreed to wrestle Lesnar if he won and was paid millions and Lesnar carried him the whole match.

    • the truth is…

      Who said ryback wanted anything to do with being compared to Goldberg? Pretty sure it was the audience who started the whole thing and all the chants. So to know secret WWE ran with it and interviewed him about it in the dang magazine.

    • maestro

      i guess ryback is just creating all of this… for people to mention his name.. to be controversial… and to be rich..

    • kriish

      Read my lips ryback ur just a pussy infront of pitbull goldberg.

    • Cpt Obvious

      Somebody needs to inform Goldberg, Riggs, and the ever popular Mark Madden that… WRESTLING ISN”T REAL. Ryback was speaking in Kayfabe in a Kayfabe magazine.

    • http://www.disqus/panin200.com ob4

      Lol Ryback you just a kid cos u have no STamina !! when it come to wrestling Goldberg was the best of all Time and he is a legend he not liking it doesn’t Matta but he was a Star and he neva back down from any challenge
      u Ryback on the Other Hand they give you Local wrestlers Goldberg was Smashing Big Show,Sting,Hulk,Kelvin Nash,Hell He could have even ended Undertaker streak But i am afraid Vince was scared of that
      You have not even reach Goldberg Yet!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000109922905 Daytona Craig

      Its all a work to pit Goldberg and Ryback against one another at Mania. Watch attitude are Mania this year.

    • messayad

      Ryback is kinda boring especially that “FEED ME MORE” sh*t.
      from the last time i watched WWE, i saw Ryback picking on unknown ragdolls and when he faced 2 real WWE stars, i just noticed that he was really getting tired fast and became kinda awful to watch.

      well as usual WWE always gives big guys a small opponent so they can look good.
      i think that’s entertaining but also pathetic.

    • http://www.facebook.com/lawrence.swagger.5 Lawrence Swagger

      goldberg didnt even play a season in like 4 years in the nfl come on bro

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