If there's one superstar that was extremely eager to meet Shinsuke Nakamura in the middle of the ring one day, it's Seth Rollins.
The Kingslayer has mentioned on multiple occasions that The King of Strong Style is someone he wanted to face, displaying his excitement each time.
That finally happened at Survivor Series when Monday Night RAW dominated SmackDown LIVE as the United States Champion came up short against the Intercontinental Champion in a great match.
Sadly, there wasn't a great deal of build-up towards the match and minimal fallout too.
However, Rollins has finally spoken out and reacted to having the honour of facing Nakamura in a WWE ring - at a historic event like Survivor Series no less.
The Shield member recently appeared on the Greg Atoms Show on 1130-KWKH to talk about the fallout of Survivor Series, ranging from his retirement plans to his thoughts on several WWE superstars.
When discussing his clash against Nakamura, Rollins admitted that he's someone he has admired from afar and it was a treat to go up against him.
According to Wrestle Zone, he said: "Yes, we had mingled a little bit in the Royal Rumble last year, but first time in a single match for sure.
"For me, you know I can't speak for him, but for me a lot of respect, he's someone who I've admired from afar. To be able to get into the ring with him, test myself against him, really get to find out how good I am.
"It's a treat, he was an excellent opponent and I was glad that we got that first out of the way successfully."
Rollins is usually quite high up on other stars' lists of potential dream matches, so it's great to hear just how excited he was about facing somebody he has admired.
In fact, Kurt Angle also mentioned that he'd want Rollins as one of the two final opponents he'd like to face in WWE.
Sadly, we haven't had a fully-fledged feud between Rollins and Nakamura which the fans could get invested in over several weeks.
However, a match is better than the two never facing at all.
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