Earlier in the month, the internet wrestling community was surprised when Kane was revealed as a potential candidate to be the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Some more fuel was added to the fire today, as it has now been confirmed that the former world heavyweight champion is indeed backstage at the pay per view. His return is expected to take place soon.
September 20, 2015
In case you're wondering when John Cena is going to get another run with the world heavyweight championship, a lot of that will depend upon how WWE rebuilds Roman Reigns. If he cannot recapture enough popularity to bear the burden of being the top star in the promotion, then management will have no choice but to resort to Cena, who has been extremely reliable over the years.
September 13, 2015
When Randy Orton recently did a segment with the Wyatt Family, the belief was that WWE was setting him up to the mystery tag team partner of Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. However, conflicting reports are now surfacing, saying that the segment was done to write Orton off of television. The former world heavyweight champion has been campaigning for a lighter schedule from management.
September 11, 2015
During an interview with Fox Sports, Roman Reigns confirmed that he was indeed chosen to win the world heavyweight championship at Wrestlemania. He confirmed that management informed him of their decision the night before. That means that the change of plans happened on the following day. WWE has a history of changing things up late in the game.
August 13, 2015
At the risk of alienating WWE fans, Shawn Michaels was pretty honest when he was recently asked about the current product. He stated that he was a fan of Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. However, he also revealed that he does not watch the shows that much nowadays. It apparently no longer interests the former world heavyweight champion.
June 24, 2015
When asked what he thought went wrong with the Roman Reigns push, Bret Hart replied that things went south because fans felt that it was manufactured by WWE. The former world heavyweight champion stated that management should have just allowed it to grow naturally like it was doing at the beginning.
June 19, 2015
As of right now, WWE has Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose booked in a ladder match for the world heavyweight championship at Money in the Bank. That might be changing. Rumors are floating around that management is throwing around the idea of having Roman Reigns winning the MITB and cashing it in immediately. That is why the creative department has been emphasizing the friendship between Reigns and Ambrose so much lately.
June 1, 2015
In the main event of Payback, Seth Rollins successfully retained the world heavyweight championship by defeating Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose and Randy Orton in a fatal four way match. Plenty of interference from Kane, Joey Mercury and Jamie Noble throughout the match. A small reunion between the Shield got the audience really hyped up. In the end, Rollins used the Pedigree finishing move to finish off Orton.
May 17, 2015
Initially, WWE had planned on giving Sheamus a big heel push so that he could challenge Roman Reigns for the world heavyweight championship. However, those plans were scrapped, and we now have a heel champion in Seth Rollins. The front office knew that there was only so much they could push the Celtic Warrior before he hit the ceiling. Well, rumors are floating around now that they are going to give him the Intercontinental Championship to work with.
May 13, 2015
For those of you that are still in denial about WWE banning the curb stomp finishing move, the company has outed themselves once again. This time, they have edited the big moment in the main event where Seth Rollins uses that move on Roman Reigns to win the world heavyweight championship. The clip shows him getting ready for the move, but then the front office edited the scene and replaced it with a shot of the live audience instead.
May 5, 2015