While it was rumored the Goldberg was in talks with WWE to return at Wrestlemania 30 this year, those discussions have seemingly fizzled. Goldberg quickly shot down that rumor on his official Twitter page, stating:
For both sides, it might be better that Goldberg stays retired. Goldberg hasn’t appeared in a WWE ring since Wrestlemania 20, where he and Brock Lesnar put on one of the worst matches on that historic card. The crowd knew both were on their way out of the company, so they booed heavily the entire match until Stone Cold Steve Austin nailed a stunner at the conclusion of the match.
If Goldberg had returned, it’s doubtful that he would have faced any difficulty getting into wrestling shape. He would, however, have likely faced a good bit of ring rust and would likely have been matched up with another heavyweight fighter, such as Ryback, Big Show or a rematch with Lesnar.
While those matches look good on paper, it’s doubtful it would be an entertaining match since we don’t know if Goldberg can still go like he used to. With the hard-hitting former football player, though, you never know what type of match he’s still capable of putting on.
If he’s putting on a show to the audience and is in talks for a return, he could be supremely motivated to leave his wrestling career on a high note instead of the stink show that was intended to be a dream match.