“The Most Entertaining Thing…”: WWE Hall of Famer Edge Names the Wrestler Who He Thinks to Be the ‘Rated R Superstar’ of Now

Published 03/12/2023, 3:45 PM EDT

The ‘Rated R Superstar’ Edge has impacted an entire generation of aspiring wrestlers. He has been an ever-present name in the WWE. The Hall of Famer has been there through the thick and thin of the business. Not many have stood the test of time as he has. Various performers graced the square circle during this period. 

But who does Edge think is quite similar to him in terms of career path? Who does he think is ‘The Rated R’ Superstar of now? The four-time WWE champion provided the response to just these questions recently.

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He was a guest on WWE After The Bell podcast hosted by Corey Graves. The Canadian icon discussed a variety of topics while on the episode including who he thinks is closer to him in terms of style.


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He said, “I mean, I think Seth Rollins is a guy that, we’ll never be fully through with each other. Like, he is the Rated R Superstar of now. He is firmly his own thing don’t get me wrong. He has carved his own path.”

“To me he’s also possibly the most entertaining thing on our shows,” the former Brood member added. It would not be an understatement to say that Seth Rollins deserves all the plaudits that have come his way.

And it becomes all the sweeter when it comes from the legendary wrestler. It’s hard to find any other performer in the main roster that could compare to ‘The Messiah’ when it comes to enchanting the masses while being fantastic in the ring. He has been a level above the rest in getting over with the audience.

Rollins has become the kind of performer that is loved by the fans regardless of whether he portrays a negative or positive character. Much like how Edge fared when he was loved by the majority of quarters even after being a heel character. The legend is right to compare himself with Rollins as there is some kind of similarity in their career trajectories. Both the stars’ paths look to be set for WrestleMania 39.

How does the WrestleMania 39 picture look for both?

After weeks of verbal venom being spewed from both sides, Rollins and Logan Paul finally came face to face at RAW earlier this week. Their mouth-watering clash at ‘The Showcase of Immortals’ has now been sealed. As for the founder of The Judgement Day, he has invited Finn Balor to a face-off in the upcoming edition of the flagship.


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A final battle between the two stars looks imminent for the upcoming spectacle. And it feels like ‘The Demon’ will finally see his wish of facing the Canadian at WrestleMania come true.

Ever since his NXT days, there was something unique about Seth Rollins. He has honed his craft to become one of the best that WWE has to offer. And Edge calling him the ‘Rated R-Superstar’ of today is one of the biggest compliments for his efforts. There won’t be many who would disagree with the legend’s assessment.


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Ritvic Pratap Singh

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Ritvic Pratap Singh is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Ritvic is very passionate about WWE and pro wrestling as the image of a wrestling ring always filled him with excitement and AJ Styles his favorite WWE superstar. Besides the wrestling world, Ritvic also has a profound love for soccer and is an ardent Manchester City fan.

Edited By: Sherjeel Malik