Bobby Lashley Says WWE Has No "Serious Competition" But DOES Have "Superstars" And Not Just "Great Wrestlers"

Bobby Lashley Says WWE Has No "Serious Competition" But DOES Have "Superstars" And Not Just "Great Wrestlers"

Well, someone has been drinking the Kool-Aid! Former WWE Champion Bobby Lashley has shared some very interesting comments seeing aimed at AEW, sharing why he believes WWE is one step ahead of everybody...

Former WWE Champion Bobby Lashley is currently doing the rounds to promote the Survivor Series PPV, and he's now become the latest WWE Superstar to indirectly share his thoughts on AEW. While he started by saying competition is a good thing, Lashley went on to make it clear that he doesn't feel there are any companies out there who pose a serious threat to the sports entertainment giant. 

"I think that it’s a good time to be a wrestling fan...I don’t think really we have any serious competition. But the fans like it, the fans like the fact that there are other things going on that forces us to step up." The problem is WWE isn't stepping up, and while it's true AEW Dynamite won't be beating RAW in the ratings anytime soon, the gap between the shows is starting to narrow.

AEW certainly has the edge in terms of critical acclaim, anyway, but for Lashley, he believes there's a big difference between WWE's "Superstars" and AEW's "great wrestlers."

"I think myself and a lot of the other guys wish some of the other competition does step up because we’re ready. If you look at our roster, our roster is deep," he said in a year that's seen WWE release over 80 wrestlers. "There’s one to have great wrestlers, and there’s another thing to have Superstars. We’re chalk-loaded with both. We have guys that are just pure Superstars, and you can take outside of our wrestling world will do other things, and they’re going to be Superstars."

"And we have some guys that are in the dressing room that are just great wrestlers. We have a little bit of everything," Lashley continued. "I think everyone here is like, if we need to step up, we have all the talent to be able to do it."

Well, he's entitled to his opinion and no one can blame Lashley for bigging up the company he works for. However, some of his remarks feel way off base, and we're not sure the likes of CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Darby Allin, and Kenny Omega don't fit into that "Superstar" category. What do you make of these comments? Let us know your thoughts in the usual place.

DISCLAIMER: TheRingReport.com is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair Reveals Whether He's Had Any Talks With Tony Khan About Signing With AEW

WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair Reveals Whether He's Had Any Talks With Tony Khan About Signing With AEW

Ric Flair recently tore into WWE and, more specifically, WWE President Nick Khan. Now, the Nature Boy reveals whether he's talked to AEW's Tony Khan about signing with that company and becoming "All Elite."
Fan Attacked Seth Rollins After Believing The WWE Superstar Scammed Him; Says He Wanted To Help Finn Balor

Fan Attacked Seth Rollins After Believing The WWE Superstar Scammed Him; Says He Wanted To "Help" Finn Balor

During Monday night's episode of RAW, a fan jumped over the barricade and attacked Seth Rollins. Now, he's explained his actions and this story is about to get a whole lot weirder, folks. Check it out!
Ric Flair Lays Into WWE, Says Nick Khan Is Why He's Not On TV, And Vows To Regain The Man Trademark

Ric Flair Lays Into WWE, Says Nick Khan Is Why He's Not On TV, And Vows To Regain "The Man" Trademark

WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair has taken aim at his former employers with a series of damaging accusations, most of which are directed at WWE President Nick Khan. Find out what the Nature Boy had to say here...
Triple H And Stephanie McMahon's Eldest Daughter Has Started Training To Become A Pro Wrestler

Triple H And Stephanie McMahon's Eldest Daughter Has Started Training To Become A Pro Wrestler

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's respective in-ring careers may be at an end, but it's now been confirmed that their eldest daughter is already working on stepping into the squared circle. Read on for details!
Seth Rollins Breaks Silence On Terrifying Fan Attack During Monday Night's Episode Of RAW

Seth Rollins Breaks Silence On "Terrifying" Fan Attack During Monday Night's Episode Of RAW

Seth Rollins was attacked by a "fan" during Monday night's RAW and that person is now facing attempted assault charges from the NYPD. Here, the former Universal Champion breaks his silence on what happened.
Latest Headlines
Bryan Danielson Confirms Length Of AEW Contract And Whether This Is His Final Run As Full-Time Wrestler

Bryan Danielson Confirms Length Of AEW Contract And Whether This Is His Final Run As Full-Time Wrestler

Bryan Danielson, better known as Daniel Bryan in WWE, is now part of the AEW roster, but how long is he planning to stay with the company and what will that mean for his in-ring career? You may be surprised...
Did Cody Rhodes Tease His Long Overdue Heel Turn After Wednesday's AEW DYNAMITE Went Off The Air?

Did Cody Rhodes Tease His Long Overdue Heel Turn After Wednesday's AEW DYNAMITE Went Off The Air?

It's clear to wrestling fans that the time is now for Cody Rhodes to turn heel, but did he tease exactly that after Wednesday's episode of AEW Dynamite went off the air? Check out the video right here...
Be Thankful For Paige VanZant With Another Round Of Eye-Popping New Bikini Photos From The AEW Star

Be Thankful For Paige VanZant With Another Round Of Eye-Popping New Bikini Photos From The AEW Star

Happy Thanksgiving! There are a lot of things we're thankful for today, but these stunning new photos from UFC and AEW star Paige VanZant are very high on the list. Check out the jaw-dropping photos here...
WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair Reveals Whether He's Had Any Talks With Tony Khan About Signing With AEW

WWE Hall Of Famer Ric Flair Reveals Whether He's Had Any Talks With Tony Khan About Signing With AEW

Ric Flair recently tore into WWE and, more specifically, WWE President Nick Khan. Now, the Nature Boy reveals whether he's talked to AEW's Tony Khan about signing with that company and becoming "All Elite."
Fan Attacked Seth Rollins After Believing The WWE Superstar Scammed Him; Says He Wanted To Help Finn Balor

Fan Attacked Seth Rollins After Believing The WWE Superstar Scammed Him; Says He Wanted To "Help" Finn Balor

During Monday night's episode of RAW, a fan jumped over the barricade and attacked Seth Rollins. Now, he's explained his actions and this story is about to get a whole lot weirder, folks. Check it out!
AEW DYNAMITE Kicked Off With An Epic CM Punk/MJF Promo Referencing UFC, Triple H, The Miz, And More

AEW DYNAMITE Kicked Off With An Epic CM Punk/MJF Promo Referencing UFC, Triple H, The Miz, And More

If you missed last night episode of AEW Dynamite, then you lost out on a truly epic promo that saw CM Punk and MJF exchange a lot of hard-hitting words. You can watch the full thing after the jump...
Ric Flair Lays Into WWE, Says Nick Khan Is Why He's Not On TV, And Vows To Regain The Man Trademark

Ric Flair Lays Into WWE, Says Nick Khan Is Why He's Not On TV, And Vows To Regain "The Man" Trademark

WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair has taken aim at his former employers with a series of damaging accusations, most of which are directed at WWE President Nick Khan. Find out what the Nature Boy had to say here...
Triple H And Stephanie McMahon's Eldest Daughter Has Started Training To Become A Pro Wrestler

Triple H And Stephanie McMahon's Eldest Daughter Has Started Training To Become A Pro Wrestler

Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's respective in-ring careers may be at an end, but it's now been confirmed that their eldest daughter is already working on stepping into the squared circle. Read on for details!