Gunther is the new WWE Intercontinental Champion.
Throughout the 6/10 episode of “SmackDown”, Gunther defeated Ricochet to capture the Intercontinental Championship. The title acquire. The Austrian-born powerhouse picked up his first championship in WWE after planting the now-former champion, Ricochet with a thunderous powerbomb to get the 1-2-3.
Gunther (as WALTER) created his WWE debut in January 2019 when he confronted then NXT Uk Winner Pete Dunne (now SmackDown’s Butch) at NXT British isles TakeOver: Blackpool. Gunther would defeat Dunne for the NXT Uk Title at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn, which would end Dunne’s history 685-working day title reign. Gunther would split Dunne’s record by keeping the NXT United kingdom Title for 870 days prior to getting rid of it to latest winner Ilja Dragunov at NXT TakeOver 36 in August 2021.
‘The Ring General’ would make numerous appearances on the NXT 2. manufacturer, culminating in a match towards LA Knight at NXT Stand & Supply, this past April. Gunther would make his remaining overall look in NXT when he confronted NXT Winner Bron Breakker on the April 5 episode of NXT 2., the place he dropped to the champion. On the April 8 episode of SmackDown, Gunther would make his key roster debut, together with Imperium stablemate Ludwig Kaiser (FKA Marcel Barthel).
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