One of the reasons why WWE put the world heavyweight championship on Sheamus is because they want the fans to root for whoever he is up against. The Celtic Warrior does a pretty decent job of generating heel heat. Plus, a lot of fans aren't keen to the idea of him being in the top spot. Management has noticed that the reaction to Roman Reigns has been a bit warmer because of it.
November 24, 2015
When Sheamus cashed in the Money in the Bank briefcase at Survivor Series and stole the WWE Heavyweight Championship away from Roman Reigns, fans complained that the Celtic Warrior did not have enough momentum for the role. However, it now appears that management purposely wants to cool off the MITB winner so that it would feel more like a surprise when they do get elevated into the top spot.
November 24, 2015
Fans in Ireland are in for a major treat in November when WWE comes into town for a couple of live events. Management has cleverly booked matches between Finn Balor and Sheamus, who are both from that country. Another former resident of that country is Becky Lynch, who is definitely going to be working some sort of match on those particular shows.
October 19, 2015
After taking an extremely stiff kick from Fandango, Adam Rose was stretchered out during a match in Mexico. Though he did tell fans through social media that he was fine, WWE opted to take the safe route by having Rose stay on the sidelines for the rest of the weekend. Management utilized Sheamus in his place. When the crew gets back to the United States, Rose will more than likely face further evaluations.
October 19, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Sheamus is almost set to become the world heavyweight champion because there are images of a custom made belt being passed around through social media. While WWE may have plans to eventually move the Celtic Warrior back into the main event scene, the photos of the belt are edited by fans. They are not real and not made by the company.
August 31, 2015
A new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is being made, and WWE fans will get to see a very familiar face. Sheamus has landed a role in the film, and he will be portraying a villain named Rocksteady. Photos of the former world heavyweight champion being on the set have surfaced on various mainstream media websites. The Celtic Warrior has long stated that he would love to transition to Hollywood once he is done as a wrestler.
May 28, 2015
A lot of people are under the impression that Sheamus is going to be a mystery entrant into the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania. However, WWE has been telling fans that there are only going to be 20 contestants. Each of those spots have been filled. So now, the belief is that the former world heavyweight champion is going to be thrown into the ladder match for the Intercontinental Championship instead.
March 25, 2015
One of the ideas floating around backstage in WWE right now is to have Sheamus making his much anticipated and much promoted return during the Intercontinental Championship ladder match at Wrestlemania. He would initially do so as a baby face before getting the fans to turn on him by costing Daniel Bryan the match. A title feud between the two would then take place for the next month or so.
March 20, 2015
Word leaked out earlier in the week that Daniel Bryan was being penciled in for a rematch with Sheamus at Wrestlemania. Fans did not take too well to that idea, as many felt that Bryan was taking a step down to work with someone that has been relegated to the mid card division. Apparently, WWE has listend, as reports have now surfaced that management is leaning towards Dolph Ziggler as the opponent for Bryan at the pay per view.
January 29, 2015