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Kofi Kingston
Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah
  • Birthdate: 08/14/1981 (age 33)
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Weight: 212 Ib

Since debuting in WWE, Kingston has won 10 cham...

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Kofi Kingston recent spoke with Donald Wood of Bleacher Report and Ring Rust Radio about a variety of topics. Check out the highlights down below:

His thoughts on not being able to compete at WrestleMania last year and was on the Superstars panel instead of wrestling:

"Last year, it was the worst. It was the worst thing of all time. Well, not the worst thing because doing the pre-show panel I was able to do something that I hadn't really done before and on top of that, being there with Dusty Rhodes and Mick Foley was amazing because they're two legends and I'm sitting there in between them just like 'oh my god'. It was a cool experience but at the same time as a WWE Superstar your goal is to be on Wrestlemania in some way, shape or form so you can be part of the show and when you're not, it definitely is a blow to your ego because it's almost like you set out to be something that you didn't do. But it's also eye opening and motivating for the next year because you remember where you were at that point and you try to not end up there again. Hopefully with this Battle Royal situation I'll be able to get back in there and do what I love to do because as WWE Superstars all you want to do is be on Wrestlemania."

With only one World Heavyweight Title in the WWE, how does that impact him and other Superstars trying to make it to that level?

"Well, I don't know if it negatively impacts me but it definitely make it harder. Even in terms of just storylines; there's only so many storylines that the champion can be involved in if you have both titles but at the same time, if you do get to that point it is that much bigger. So I guess it's bittersweet, it definitely has its upsides and downsides but I think for the time I think it's a good thing and makes the titles mean that much more because one is not considered more prestigious than the other. If you hold the WWE World Heavyweight Championship you are the unified champion; you're the man"

"Well, I don't know if it negatively impacts me but it definitely make it harder. Even in terms of just storylines; there's only so many storylines that the champion can be involved in if you have both titles but at the same time, if you do get to that point it is that much bigger. So I guess it's bittersweet, it definitely has its upsides and downsides but I think for the time I think it's a good thing and makes the titles mean that much more because one is not considered more prestigious than the other. If you hold the WWE World Heavyweight Championship you are the unified champion; you're the man"

Even though you have held multiple titles in the WWE, have you had a WrestleMania moment yet?

"Yeah, I think at Wrestlemania you definitely want a singles match and not have to share the spotlight with other guys. Money in the Bank was awesome and some of the cooler moments in my career and it's awesome to make some memorable moments but I think the ultimate goal is to have that singles match where it's just you and your opponent, all eyes on you two and you're just telling a story and you're out there just tearing the house down. That is the ultimate goal and I've had a few different Wrestlemania Money in the Bank moments but not the singles Wrestlemania moment that I strive for."

You can check out the rest of the interview here