WWE is highly impressed with Gunther’s main roster performance thus far and plans are being made to push him to the next level.
On 9 February, Gunther reached 245 days as champion, surpassing Shelton Benjamin’s reign of 244 days, becoming the longest-reigning Intercontinental Champion in the 21st century. On 18 March, Gunther would reach 281 days as Intercontinental Champion, surpassing Greg Valentine’s reign of 280 days, giving him the longest reign as intercontinental Champion in 34 years, putting him third behind Randy Savage and The Honky Tonk Man in the longest reigns of all-time.
WWE officials discussing Gunther winning the 2023 MITB match. They feel Gunther along with IMPERIUM would be a great heel faction to carry the MITB briefcase.
As WWE continues to build the Superstars of the next generation, Gunther looks to dominate in the new era. Stay tuned to SW for the latest updates.