Some good news if you're a fan of the New Day. Since management could not get them over as baby faces, the plan now is to turn them into heel. As seen on Monday Night Raw, Xavier Woods and Big E Langston were a lot more aggressive in the ring than normal. They came close to cheating on a couple of occasions. The losses and boos will eventually cause them to go evil. This would mark the first heel turn for Kofi Kingston since joining WWE.
April 6, 2015
Wrestlemania is basically considered the end of the season for WWE, so the front office likes to bring up some fresh faces from NXT to replenish the roster after the big pay per view. Speculations are already surfacing. A potential name on the chopping block is Big E Langston. He is an underrated performer, but management has already placed the glass ceiling over him, it seems. Not even a recommendation from John Cena was enough to help give him a push.
March 24, 2015
There are speculations floating around that WWE is doing an about face with the New Day stable and are actually considering a push for the trio. Rumors were started when the official company website published an article where it suggested that management might bring back the Freebird Rule, which would enable Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston to share the tag team championship. It could just be a tease from the writers.
March 14, 2015
It looks like WWE will actually showcase their tag team championship at Wrestlemania this year. As of right now, there are plans penciled in to do a title match featuring four different teams. Management is still undecided about a championship scramble or a simple fatal four way. The rumored contestants for the match are Jimmy Uso, Jey Uso, Tyson Kidd, Antonio Cesaro, Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Big E Langston, Diego and Fernando.
March 11, 2015
If you look at the record books, you will notice that Xavier Woods has yet to work a pay per view for WWE this year. That streak will more than likely be ending at Wrestlemania, as he is rumored to be a possible participant in two different matches. Woods might team up with Kofi Kingston or Big E Langston to face several tag teams for the title. If management does not go that route, then Woods will be a participant in the battle royal.
March 2, 2015
For those of you that are under the assumption that John Cena has or uses a lot of stroke backstage, take a look at Big E Langston. The former pushed really hard for WWE to give the latter a chance in the main event scene. Management gave Langston a brief push, but it was not sustained. Nor did it take him that far up the ladder. He is essentially lost in the shuffle as a filler wrestler now. Cena does not play the political game as much as former stars did.
February 5, 2015
Initially, WWE had plans for all three members of New Day to be involved in the Royal Rumble, with the trio possibly doing some sort of segment during the big battle royal to help Kofi Kingston avoid elimination again. However, those plans might have been shelved, as Xavier Woods is said to be suffering from some sort of injury. Management has been resting him a big. Kingston and Big E Langston could still do a segment together still.
January 22, 2015
Since it is fairly obvious now that WWE does not believe in the New Day being a marketable act, there have been some speculations about the trio being split up in the near future. However, that does not appear to be the case. The belief is that management will keep Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston and Big E Langston together, as it is easier to do that than to rebuild them as individuals and provide them with separate stories to work with.
January 19, 2015