Since Ireland is one of their stops during the tour of Europe, WWE made sure to bring a hometown hero to help sell the show. Finn Balor was brought along with the main roster. He received a great ovation from the audience as expected. He successfully defeated Adrian Neville in a match. Afterwards Sheamus came out to congratulate his fellow countrymen. However, to play up his new heel character, he turned on Balor and attacked him.
April 10, 2015
Since WWE wants to push Sheamus as a top level heel, they are going to need someone in the upper mid card division to put him over in his first pay per view back. The top candidate right now appears to be Dolph Ziggler. He is someone that is over with the audience and can make an opponent look better than usual. The two of them will more than likely square off in a match that is early on the Extreme Rules card. The setup should take place soon.
April 7, 2015
It has been less than a week since Sheamus made his return to WWE, and there is already a little bit of backstage heat towards him. While working a match against Daniel Bryan at the Smackdown taping, many observed that he was being a bit reckless in the ring. He is being accused of not protecting his opponent enough during the match. Some are excusing him by stating that he is still shaking off the ring rust from his time off.
April 2, 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
While his vignettes have been playing on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown for what seems like an eternity now, WWE has no plans on bringing Sheamus back to television just yet. The idea being penciled in at the moment is to have him make his comeback at Wrestlemania itself. Management is still trying to decide which match he will be involved in. The two choices are the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal and the ladder match.
March 11, 2015
In case you have missed the last month of Monday Night Raw, Sheamus is coming back very soon. WWE has been promoting it for several weeks now. The only issue that management has right now is that the creative department has yet to figure out what the former world heavyweight champion is going to be doing upon his return. There are talks that he could be thrown into the ladder match for the Intercontinental Championship at Wrestlemania.
March 4, 2015
While he is more than likely heading back to UFC, there is still a slight chance that Brock Lesnar sticks around and signs another contract with WWE because the money is simply too good to pass up for the amount of work that he is required to put in. The belief is that management would like to push Sheamus up to the point where a match against Lesnar could headline a pay per view such as Summerslam or the Survivor Series.
February 17, 2015
Another potential Wrestlemania opponent has surfaced for Dean Ambrose. Depending on how well his match against Wade Barrett at Fast Lane goes, WWE could opt to make the switch at the big pay per view by replacing Barrett with the soon to return Sheamus, who is still heavily rumored to be making a heel turn to freshen up his stale character. Management definitely wants to reward Ambrose for his hard work with a spot on the card.
February 8, 2015