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WWE News: Kane hints at this Royal Rumble being his last 

Riju Dasgupta
7.98K   //    24 Dec 2017, 19:19 IST

Here's some disappointing news for fans of Kane
Here's some disappointing news for fans of Kane

What's the story?

Kane has been a constant feature of WWE for well over two decades. Some may even call him the greatest performer in the Royal Rumble pay-per-view.

In a recent interview with The New York Post, Kane hinted that Royal Rumble 2018, where he faces two giants for the top prize in the company, may unfortunately be his last one. Thanks to Wrestling News Source for the heads up.

In case you didn't know...

Kane has eliminated the most number of participants in Royal Rumble history, at 44, in 19 Royal Rumble appearances. It is unlikely that he'll be in the Royal Rumble match this year, considering he's part of a title match with Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman.

However, considering that in 2017, Roman Reigns was part of a singles match in the roster as well as the actual Rumble match, anything is possible, really.

The heart of the matter

Kane was asked about his Universal Championship match this year, and he had this to say:

I have to take advantage of every one that comes along. This might be the last one. I don’t know. I certainly think the match at Royal Rumble is going to be special for me.

Kane also weighed in on the time he's spent in the company:

I’ve been in WWE for 22 years and that’s a long time and I still think I perform at a high level. But nevertheless, it’s a long time and I know I don’t have many opportunities like this left.

What's next?

The build up to the Triple Threat match should be interesting. Brock Lesnar only makes sporadic appearances for WWE, and therefore, one assumes that Strowman and Kane should be leading the charge. The match itself should be an absolute slobberknocker.

Author's take

I had a chance to speak to Kane this year, and it was an absolute honour. Kane may have slowed down, but like he says, he still performs at a very high level indeed.

It'll be a tragedy if he does call it a day, following this performance.

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Riju Dasgupta
Riju Dasgupta is the bassist of heavy metal bands Albatross and Primitiv. He's also a former guest columnist for Rolling Stone India. His primary passion remains watching and reviewing the art of professional wrestling for Sportskeeda. In the world of heavy metal, he goes by the moniker- Dr. Hex.
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