WWE Star Wants To Change Championship Belt Design

WWE Star Wants To Change Championship Belt Design WWE

A popular WWE star has made a pitch for a change to the Intercontinental Championship belt design.

Following a new belt being introduced for Undisputed Universal Champion Roman Reigns, and WWE Women’s Champion Asuka and Women’s World Champion receiving new titles, there has been a lot of speculation about other possible new title belt designs.

Speaking with Josh Martinez on Superstar Crossover, Xavier Woods opened up about his goal to win the Intercontinental Title.

Wanting WWE to specifically reintroduce the white leather version of the belt, Woods said:

“Specifically, I want the white leather Intercontinental Championship. I like a story. Me and Seth Rollins are the only ones to beat Roman, you know, up until Jey had pinned him.

“We don’t talk about that, mind you, but that’s fine. In my head, I feel like in order to climb that mountain and become World Champion one day, I need a US Championship run, I need an Intercontinental Championship run.

“I need to not only prove to everybody but more importantly, prove to myself that I can stand on my own, I can do this as a solo guy.

“That doesn’t mean that I need to break away from Kofi at all because what we do is we tell stories as a family thing.

“A lot of wrestling has stories of jealousy and backstabbery, ‘I want this leather and this metal. So I’m not friends with you anymore.’ Bro, friendship is the most important thing on this planet to me.

“That’s the only way that we survive. It’s how we have societies and communities and we grow as a human race, you know. So that’s our focus is telling those stories in wrestling.

“Hopefully, at some point, we have the chance to tell that story through your boy.”

WWE retired the white leather version of the title in late 2019 in favour for the current design.

Current Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER recently hit a major title milestone on his road to potentially breaking the Honky Tonk Man’s 454 day record with the gold.

Woods hasn’t wrestled since losing to Dominik Mysterio on the May 15 edition of Raw.

Both Big E and Kofi Kingston are currently out of action with injuries, with Big E recovering from a broken neck he suffered in March 2022, and Kingston suffering an ankle injury in March this year.

Woods recently commented on the New Day’s WWE return, which you can read more about right here.

For the latest on Kingston’s status, click here.

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2 months ago by Sanchez Taylor


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