Slaying the Beast Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania 35 ought to have been the start of an thrilling chapter for Seth Rollins as the brand new Common Champion and face of the WWE. Quick ahead eight months and the frustrations of an underwhelming title reign ending with defeat by the hands of The Fiend, the now former Common Champion accomplished his considerably anticipated heel flip. Rollins aligned himself with former NXT power homes the Authors of Ache and the ‘Greatest Saved Secret’ Murphy because the self-proclaimed ‘Messiah of Monday Evening RAW’ and his disciples look set to lay wake to the remainder of the roster.

So, the perfect version of Seth Rollins is again however I can not assist however suppose that this could’ve been Roman Reigns turning heel.

Lately WWE have struggled to get their chosen superstars over as Faces with the 2 former Defend members going through the brunt of the backlash from the fans. In only a few weeks this heel flip has reignited Rollins’ flame which was burning out slightly than burning it down and an identical path for his former Defend brother may do wonders for Reigns and for Smackdown.

As soon as I set eyes on NXT’s Akam and Rezar, orchestrated by manager Paul Ellering, the inventive in me started to marvel what if? I envisioned a remorseless Roman because the Samoan Badass, shaved head, ripped denims, leather-based jacket and keen to destroy anybody or something that will get in his means. With the AOP because the heavy, Ellering because the mouth piece this might’ve been the proper formulation to get him over as a monster heel, sadly that ship has now sailed.

Heel seems of desperation aren’t ideally suited nonetheless for a person hindered by WWE inventive I do not actually see another. Regardless of his undoubted expertise and work ethic his adopted Defend entrance theme, overused Superman Punch and lacklustre promos are usually not doing something to preserve fans invested on this stale character. These emotions started to resurface through the final moments of the 2020 Royal Rumble with fans fearing elimination for Drew McIntyre, this was additional indication that the WWE Universe are nonetheless reluctant to settle for this version of the face of Friday Evening Smackdown.

Rumours over the previous couple of months indicated that The Large Canine would problem Bray Wyatt at Wrestlemania and this had me fearful that he would possibly simply have been Vince’s chosen one to lastly defeat the seemingly undefeatable Fiend. This might have been catastrophic to the character construct of the repackaged Wyatt and will have additionally despatched the former Common Champion again to the underside of the mountain he is been attempting to climb since his Royal Rumble victory in Philly.

So, The Fiend dropping to half timer Goldberg ultimately week’s Super Showdown got here as no shock as Vince appears decided to have Reigns regain the Common Championship he relinquished whatever the collateral injury induced. Predictably Friday Evening Smackdown noticed Roman reply the decision of “who’s next?” to arrange ‘Spear versus Spear’ on the show of all shows in Tampa, the hope being {that a} victory over the corridor of famer will see the fans embrace the brand new champion slightly than boo him out of the constructing.

Whereas the logic is evident WWE have as soon as once more opted for the protected possibility which is able to solely profit Reigns quick time period and long run I nonetheless consider he’s in determined want of a heel flip. 

So how may they’ve made a possible feud with Bray Wyatt work with out him dropping the title in Saudi Arabia? Two phrases, DANIEL BRYAN! If there’s any man able to carrying a Wrestlemania storyline and executing it on the grandest stage of all of them then it is him. Who can overlook the sure motion and the run that noticed him overcome all odds towards former Evolution members Triple H, Batista and Randy Orton to change into WWE World Heavyweight Champion? Then simply final 12 months his versatility and expertise shone via as soon as once more as heel Bryan defended his WWE Championship towards the New Days Kofi Kingston. His work all through the feud put Kofi over huge time and I am positive the first ever African born WWE Champion feels perpetually in debt to among the finest within the business for making his second really feel Wrestlemania worthy.

So how may they’ve booked it? Firstly, you would have had each Reigns and Bryan compete within the Elimination Chamber match to decide the primary contender for the Common Championship. Each men are the final two left battling it out for his or her alternative just for the lights to exit, the chamber pods start flashing, then out of nowhere The Fiend seems in one of many pods and destroys each superstars to force a no-contest.

On the next episode of Smackdown Roman cuts a promo on how after months of losing his time with King Corbin there is no means he is going to let Bray steal his alternative and challenges the former Wyatt Household chief to a title match at Wrestlemania. He would go on to list the challengers which have tried but failed and the way he’s totally different and that he won’t fail (Cue Daniel Bryan…..YES YES YES YES YES!).

The Planets Champion would step into the Large Canine yard and query what he is executed over the previous 12 months to deserve a title shot earlier than reminding him that he value Bryan the chance to main event Wrestlemania 31 by defeating him at Fastlane again in 2015, the 38 12 months outdated from Aberdeen, Washington is adamant that lighting wont strike twice. Lastly, he would make it clear to Roman that after months of torture and giving his blood, sweat and tears to attempting to overcome essentially the most harmful opponent of his profession, he and solely he would be the man to finish the job he began.

An impromptu episode of the Firefly Funhouse would see Bray Wyatt tormenting each challengers, attempting to resolve who ought to face him for the Common Championship earlier than ending the section with the query “Why don’t you both…LET ME IN!?” It will soon be confirmed that at Wrestlemania 36 in Tampa Florida, The Fiend will face each Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan in a Triple Menace match for the Common Championship.

This could have created a Wrestlemania worthy storyline that was logical, had historic background from earlier feuds and would have climaxed in a main event full of prospects that will have had the WWE Universe gripped from bell to bell.

I personally would have booked the match like this; Bryan and Reigns would flip this Triple Menace match right into a one on one contest, forming a short lived alliance to take out and isolate The Fiend in a means that won’t injury his momentum or character within the lengthy run. The revival of the sure motion would look set to be the catalyst for a Bryan victory solely to see the set off lastly being pulled on turning the Large Canine heel on the grandest stage of all of them to change into the brand new Common Champion.

Would have an interest to hear concepts from wrestling fans and readers on the easiest way to flip Roman Reigns heel?

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