"I think it's great, man. He rose to the top at a time where it seemed like John Cena might be the only person that WWE would give that opportunity to," he said. "You know, it took him a while to sort of find his groove, but I think it's a testament to his hard work, and his stubbornness to stick with it. And to finally break through and hold a World Heavyweight Championship for more than a calendar year … that's a big accomplishment, especially in this day and age. It all goes back to the effort he put in to get there in the first place, and the effort he put in to stand out, and be somebody that the crowd wanted to see."