WWE SmackDown star and former United States Champion Ricochet has explained why he’s unlikely to turn heel any time soon.
There’s been a bit of an uptick in WWE’s use of Ricochet since he was moved to SmackDown, including him being the runner-up in the 25-man Rock anniversary battle royal at Survivor Series.
Speaking on Out Of Character, Ricochet explained why he’s unlikely to turn on the fans any time soon, saying:
“I think at this moment, especially because you’ve got so many guys out there, Roman (Reigns), Sheamus, you’ve got all these guys out there who are heels. I want to shut all of them up, all those guys out there talking all this talk, I want to shut them up. That’s my move right now.
“I’ve been doing this for a long time and being in PWG, being the bad guy was my bread and butter. That’s where I got my popularity and if I need to be the bad guy, people know I can be the bad guy. Right now, I don’t think I need to be. Right now, I think I can still go out there and tell somebody to shut up, smack them in the face, and still have the (WWE) Universe behind me. Stone Cold Steve Austin did it for years. If I need to be the bad guy, we all know I can be the bad guy for sure.”
Ricochet has been a babyface throughout his entire WWE tenure, which suits his in-ring style and size compared to most of the roster.
He last competed on the November 26 episode of SmackDown in the 18-man #1 contender battle royal, which was won by Sami Zayn.
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