The decision to have Sting challenging Seth Rollins for the WWE Heavyweight Championship at Night of Champions was not a long term plan. It was made recently. The belief is that management made the decision after they decided to make the Network free this month. By having a big name legend in the main event, the front office is hoping that it will encourage fans to subscribe to their online video service.
August 26, 2015
There are some perks to being the world heavyweight champion in WWE. Since the hotel was heavily guarded due to a large number of fans waiting outside, the performers were stuck inside the building. Seth Rollins and his girlfriend, Zahra Schreiber, wanted to grab something to eat, so a police officer gave them a ride to a restaurant in an unmarked vehicle.
August 23, 2015
Not wanting to disappoint his fans, John Cena is said to be quite adamant about working his match against Seth Rollins at Summerslam. He publicly stated on Tough Enough that he was ready, which sounds like he has yet to be cleared. Cena also mentioned that Triple H would not be a good odds maker because he does not think that the United States Heavyweight Champion can come back.
August 12, 2015
All three members of the Shield were trained by Tom Prichard, so when he speaks about them, he has a lot more insights than the fans do. The legendary trainer revealed recently that a major reason why Seth Rollins is being pushed more in WWE than Dean Ambrose is because the former is a much better backstage politician than the latter. Prichard was not being malicious with those comments.
July 26, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that there is a major difference of opinions backstage on how Seth Rollins should be booked as a heel champion. Triple H wants to keep going the old school route by having Rollins be a cowardly champion, much like how Ric Flair used to be. Vince McMahon, however, wants Rollins to be booked as a stronger champion with more credibility with the fans.
July 20, 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
There are those within WWE that are against the idea of doing a face turn for Seth Rollins. Some feel that it is much too soon for something like that. His run as a heel is still at a high level, and they can milk that a bit longer. Others feel that his character is so hated because he cheats to win that fans might not embrace him immediately.
June 15, 2015
While his appearance on Monday Night Raw this week is now in question, one thing that fans can be certain of is that Brock Lesnar will be wrestling a match at Battleground next month. No word yet on who his opponent will be, but the most likely candidate at this point in time is Seth Rollins.
June 15, 2015
Even though he has not been using the finishing move since the rumors first sprung up, Seth Rollins is denying that WWE has banned him from using the Curb Stomp. He did so again recently during a questions and answers session with fans at a convention. He teased that he might bring the move back for a big event, but for the time being, his finisher is going to be the Pedigree. The widespread belief is that there actually is a ban in place.
May 27, 2015
While there are still a good amount of fans out there that are denying the rumors, Seth Rollins has not used the Curb Stomp finishing move since word broke out that it was banned by WWE. Some further details about the situation have been released. It appears that the front office might have been forced into the situation because of advice that they received from their lawyers, who are currently battling multiple lawsuits from former wrestlers.
April 30, 2015