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WWE’s Kofi Kingston on ‘Very Impressive’ Logan Paul: ‘He MUST NOT BE That Good’

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Count Kofi Kingston on the list of WWE Superstars who’ve been impressed with Logan Paul’s seamless transition in to the world of professional wrestling.

Within an interview with TMZ Sports on Friday, Kingston commented on Paul and his rapid progress:

“To see what he did in the ring is quite impressive,” Kingston said. “Especially as a performer who has seen many people and has been through the complete learning process, he must not be that good, that quickly.”

Paul first gained fame when you are a YouTuber and social media marketing megastar, but he began trying his hand at pro wrestling this season and made his in-ring debut at WrestleMania 38 in April.

Teaming with The Miz, Paul placed on an extremely impressive performance and arrived on the winning end against Rey and Dominik Mysterio, even though Miz attacked him afterward.

Paul subsequently signed the official contract with WWE and beat The Miz in his singles debut at SummerSlam. Paul once more marveled the WWE Universe, particularly when he hit an ideal frogsplash on The Miz through the announce table.

Undisputed WWE universal champion Roman Reigns appeared on Paul’s popular Impaulsive podcast this week, which resulted in WWE head of creative Triple H inviting Paul to seem on Friday night’s bout of SmackDown.

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t F4WOnline’s Joseph Currier) reported Friday that WWE is setting the stage for a match between Reigns and Paul at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia on Nov. 5, and he noted that WWE will officially announce it throughout a press conference in NEVADA on Saturday.

If the match happens, it could represent an instant ascent for Paul, nonetheless it would also seem sensible from WWE’s perspective because of the mainstream attention it could garner.

The 41-year-old Kingston is among the most veteran performers on WWE’s roster, having been under contract with the business since 2006 and section of the main roster since 2007.

Kingston can be probably the most decorated Superstars in the business, having held the WWE Championship once, the Intercontinental Championship four times, america Championship 3 x and the Tag Team Championships an extraordinary 14 times.

Kofi has essentially seen and done everything in WWE, which adds a huge amount of credibility to his positive assessment of Paul’s career in WWE so far.

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