Former WWE Superstar Christian Cage stated that he and Edge have been supposed to separate up after WrestleMania 2000, however plans have been modified.
During the occasion, they took on The Dudley Boyz and The Hardy Boyz in a Triangle Ladder match for the WWE (previously WWF) Tag Team Championship. They defeated each groups to seize their first tag group titles.
“I think maybe a few days before we actually sat down to put this together [the WrestleMania match], we didn’t even know what the finish was,” stated Cage. “At one point, it was somebody else winning, and Edge & Christian, we’re splitting up after this. So then we kind of we started to talk a little bit before this, or after this, when we kind of started talking and then we turned.” [H/T Fightful]
It ought to be famous that Christian and Edge turned heel after the match and went on to lose the titles to The Hardy Boyz just a few months later at Unforgiven.
Christian Cage says he and Edge modified how WWE considered them as a group
After their match at WrestleMania 2000, Captain Charisma and the Rated R Superstar turned heel and began slicing unscripted promos. The AEW star added that it modified the higher-ups’ impression of them.
During the podcast, Christian Cage additionally talked about that their commentary shtick is what helped save them.
“They [WWE] told us to say whatever we wanted and Adam and I started dropping F-bombs. We weren’t supposed to — we were supposed to lose and that changed the minds. They were like, ‘Oh, these guys aren’t done yet. There’s more layers, as a tag.’ Then they decided to have us win the match and then turn heel because they saw some personality there when we were doing we did that promo. Then, we did a couple of things on commentary and that was kind of the thing that saved Edge and Christian as a team because we were going to split up after this,” stated Cage.
Christian at the moment competes in All Elite Wrestling as a supervisor and an in-ring competitor alongside present AEW Tag Team Champions The Jurassic Express. His former companion Edge is part of the WWE RAW model, the place he performs a heel and is at the moment feuding towards AJ Styles.
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