WWE sensation Bronson Reed recently shared his challenging journey leading up to the highly anticipated Royal Rumble event this past Saturday. Despite battling the flu, Reed's spirits were lifted by the overwhelming support from fans, which propelled him to deliver an unforgettable performance at the men's Royal Rumble match.
In an inspiring post-event reflection shared on X, the Australian wrestler expressed his gratitude towards the fans, whose chants of "MEAT" energized him to push through his illness. Reed stated, "This past week has been tough, recovering from a severe flu.
Yet, participating in the Royal Rumble was a rejuvenating experience, a dream come true. The chants from the crowd were invigorating. I'm eager to carry this momentum into WWE Raw."
Reed's Rumble Highlights
At the 2024 Royal Rumble, Reed made his mark by entering the fray as the 16th contender, showcasing resilience and determination for 10 minutes.
His noteworthy performance included eliminating the formidable Andrade, marking Reed's sole ousting in the match. However, his journey in the Rumble came to an end at the hands of Omos. Reed's interaction with The Viking Raiders' Ivar also became a highlight, as it sparked the memorable "meat" chants from the audience.
Continuing his momentum, Reed appeared on WWE Raw following the Royal Rumble. In a gripping match, he faced Jey Uso but ultimately succumbed to Uso's renowned Uso Splash, demonstrating the competitive spirit and high-caliber wrestling WWE fans have come to expect from the former "NXT" North American Champion.
Reed's perseverance and the electric atmosphere of the Royal Rumble serve as a testament to the indomitable spirit of WWE stars and the unbreakable bond they share with their fans. As the wrestling world continues to buzz with the fallout from Royal Rumble 2024, Reed's story of overcoming adversity and his commitment to entertaining fans, even in the face of illness, underscores the passion and dedication that define the heart of professional wrestling.