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
On Monday Night Raw, we found out that Seth Rollins is going to be defending the WWE Heavyweight Championship against Sting at Night of Champions. Management still has not made an official statement on the status of the United States Heavyweight Championship yet, but the belief is that Rollins will be doing double duty at the pay per view. John Cena is a candidate to get a title rematch that night.
August 25, 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
WWE received some very good news last night when Sheamus showed up at the arena. The medical staff was able to clear him of a concussion. He had been having symptoms since the last episode of Monday Night Raw. That enabled the creative department to include him in the final segment with Randy Orton and Seth Rollins, which possibly sets up a world heavyweight championship match between the three at Summerslam.
August 11, 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
The big idea being floated around backstage in WWE right now is to have Triple H and Seth Rollins headlining the show in the main event at Summerslam this year. The seeds were apparently planted at Money in the Bank when Rollins stated that he was the greatest world heavyweight champion of all time.
June 15, 2015
Yet again, Seth Rollins manages to retain the world heavyweight championship by the skin of his teeth. WWE came up with a clever way to make it as close as possible. Dean Ambrose and Rollins both had their hands on the belt at the top of the ladder. As they came crashing down to the mat, the impact caused Ambrose to lose his grip, thus enabling Rollins to keep the belt.
June 14, 2015