WWE Money in the Bank winner Big E looking to show determination in pursuit of first world championship


WWE fans were treated to a feel good moment at Money in the Bank on Sunday when Big E ascended the ladder to retrieve the Money in the Bank briefcase. With the win, Big E is now guaranteed a title shot at a time of his choosing in the next year, an opportunity that nearly always results in the winner being crowned world champion.

Along with the return of John Cena, Big E’s win stands as one of the lasting memories coming out of the event. Speaking with CBS Sports less than 24 hours after his victory, Big E was still enjoying the moment.

“It’s pretty incredible,” Big E said. “I think just having the honor of having the briefcase is pretty incredible knowing that, hey, I’m close to being world champion. But it’s just the moment of the night is something I’m going to remember for a long time. That energy, the fan reaction, there’s nothing like that. That’s what we aim for in our industry, you know? It’s what you work for years and years for, nights like that, nights where everything almost feels perfect. I thought the match was incredible and just being in the ring with so many incredibly talented performers and guys who could all be world champions and are so incredible at what they do is humbling. Being newly back in crowds with that moment and the significant moments. So many things felt like a perfect storm was in place.

“…I think, for me, the end game is to be world champion. But I also want to have fun with it. That’s been my focus as far as becoming a singles performer and a singles wrestler. I want to approach this with determination but I still want to be me. I want to have fun and I want it to be fun. I think that little interaction that you saw with myself and Paul Heyman on Friday, that’s a bit of it. I still think what we do — the ‘E’ is for entertainment. That’s important to me and it’s so important for me to go out and make people smile and laugh and entertain them. But I want…

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