A popular WWE star says fans have been hoping for him to win a title.
On the May 15 episode of WWE Raw, Mustafa Ali won a number one contenders battle royal to earn a shot at GUNTHER’s Intercontinental Championship.
Ali is still seeking his first championship in his WWE career.
Speaking to Wrestlesphere, Ali discussed earning his title shot and wanting to be a champion in WWE. He said:
“In this industry and what we do, there are a lot of highs and a lot of lows. I’ve been riding a couple of lows, especially since the beginning of the year.”
“To see that putting your head down, putting in the work, reinventing yourself, showing up to work with this positive mindset has finally paid off. I have this huge opportunity to finally become a champion in WWE.”
“I’ve been with the company since November 2016 and I’ve yet to capture a championship. I know a lot of fans have been calling for it and hoping for it. I’ve been calling for and hoping for it. At Night of Champions, I can make that a reality.”
Mustafa Ali has challenged for multiple titles throughout his time in WWE, including the WWE Championship.
Ali will challenge GUNTHER for the Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions this Saturday, May 28.
The card for WWE Night of Champions 2023 on Saturday, May 27 is as follows:
World Heavyweight Championship – Seth ‘Freakin’ Rollins vs. AJ Styles
Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship – Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (c) vs. Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa
Raw Women’s Championship – Bianca Belair (c) vs. Asuka
SmackDown Women’s Championship – Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Natalya
Intercontinental Championship – Gunther (c) vs. Mustafa Ali
Cody Rhodes vs. Brock Lesnar
Becky Lynch vs. Trish Stratus
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