As WrestleMania 40 draws near, speculation swirls among WWE fans regarding who will step up to challenge Gunther for his coveted Intercontinental Championship at the grand event. During the latest episode of Monday Night Raw provided some hints, as Dominik Mysterio confronted Gunther, sparking rumors of a potential rivalry between the two.

Dave Meltzer, speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, shed some light on the plans for Gunther at WrestleMania 40. While Meltzer initially heard about a potential singles match between Gunther and Sami Zayn, he noted that the bout might involve multiple participants. Gunther mentioned several names during the segment, including R-Truth, The Miz, Chad Gable, and Sami Zayn, indicating the possibility of a multi-person match.

“I heard of Gunther and Sami Zayn but when I watched the show tonight it was very clear that it could be a multi-person match because they had Chad Gable. Gunther mentioned R-Truth and The Miz and Gable and Sami. I don’t think they will do a battle royal but they could. But I mean Gunther, he seemed to be programmed with a lot of different people on the show.”

While the exact nature of the matchup remains uncertain, it’s evident that Gunther is embroiled in various storylines and potential matchups on Raw. As the anticipation mounts, fans eagerly await the revelation of Gunther’s challenger for the Intercontinental Championship at WrestleMania 40.


With several stars vying for the opportunity to dethrone Gunther, the road to WrestleMania promises to be filled with intrigue and anticipation.

Who do you think will ultimately step up to challenge Gunther for his title at the Showcase of The Immortals in April? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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