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WWE Hall of Famer Edge already had a legendary career before he was forced to retire from in-ring competition, a decade ago. That was something he’d never expect to happen as wrestling was his life. He fought tooth-and-nail to get that experience back as he took that long road, again to perform in front of the thousands of fans.

It was all the way back in Royal Rumble 2020 that the miraculous comeback took place that shook the professional wrestling industry. Many believe that Edge’s return is the best that this sports entertainment industry has ever witnessed. However, that run came to a sudden end after he ended up tearing his triceps at Backlash 2020.

Following that, Edge made an in-ring return at Royal Rumble 2021 and ended up winning that match to confirm his spot at Wrestlemania 37 main event. Eventually, the road to Wrestlemania and the afterward gifted the Rated R Superstar, perhaps the best year of his career.

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WWE Raw: Edge Mentions 2021 As His Favorite Year As Wrestler 1

The eleven-time world champion recently took to Instagram and referred to 2021 as potentially his favorite year of his long-storied career. As noted above, it started with him and his best friend Christian sharing the ring at the Royal Rumble last January, a match Edge would win.

“Been a crazy year,” Edge said. “Watching my girls makes leaps and bounds. Pandemics. Ya know the norm. But I lost track of everything that’s happened professionally this year. Until Beth reminded me why I’m a little tired. And a lot sore. It’s been kinda insane. And awesome. It might be my favorite year of my career. From The Royal Rumble and a reunion Jay (Christian) and I, both thought was off the table for good. Yet there we were. Getting our dreams back.”

The Royal Rumble 2021 would go on to serve as Christian’s first in-ring appearance in over six years. WWE didn’t sign him to a contract which forced the veteran to jump ship in AEW less than two months later.

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Edge also featured in Wrestlemania 37 main event

As for Edge, he main-evented WrestleMania in a three-way match, the same day he retired from wrestling a decade ago. This was followed by a long feud with Seth Rollins during the summer which was a dream for many of the fans. The legendary wrestler is super proud of both accomplishments while he’s anxious for what could be waiting for him, next in 2022.

“To winnin the damn thing (Royal Rumble) from #1 after 7 months off rehabbing a torn triceps,” Edge continued. “11 years to the day from winning it the first time and joining some elite names. Main eventing WrestleMania 10 years to the day from my retirement against two all time talents in Roman and Bryan.

And then there’s the Rollins/Edge trilogy. Those three matches will hold a very dear place in my wrestling heart when it’s all said and done and I’m whistling on the deck with a cup o joe(or whiskey). So now what? Keep it up. Try to keep up with today’s best. For as long as I can. C’mon 2022 let’s do this.”

WWE Raw: Edge Mentions 2021 As His Favorite Year As Wrestler 2

After enjoying a stint on Smackdown, Edge is back on the fold on Monday Night Raw which offers him some potential mouth-watering feuds against some top superstars from Raw. It began with The Miz as the two superstars went head-to-head at WWE Day 1, the first PPV event of 2022.

Arindam Pal

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