In case you're wondering where Randy Orton has been, the former world heavyweight champion is currently on vacation with his girlfriend. The couple are out somewhere in Bora Bora. WWE, however, still has plans for him at Battleground since it is in his hometown of St Louis. A last minute match against Sheamus is reportedly being discussed.
June 25, 2015
It appears that WWE is going back to the well again with Sheamus. After previously not being able to keep him in the main event scene, management is set to pull the trigger and make him the top star once more. As of right now, the plan is for the Celtic Warrior to win the heavyweight championship sometimes within the next twelve months.
June 20, 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
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
As many of you already saw on Monday Night Raw, Sheamus made his return to WWE this week. The front office gave him a little momentum boost by doing a heel turn. That is not the only change that we will see with the character. During the Smackdown taping, the former world heavyweight champion was given a new entrance theme song and a new entrance routine. For them to go through this much trouble, a push is obviously expected.
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
Some potentially good news for WWE in regards to the upcoming return of Sheamus. He was very well received when he made an appearance at a Wizard World convention in Winnepeg. A large amount of people reportedly waited in line to meet the former world heavyweight champion and take a photo with him. Management will view that as a sign that his popularity has not waned despite being on the sidelines for the past several months.
March 22, 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
When Sheamus finally makes his return to WWE, expect some big things for him. Reports have surfaced that management intends on giving him a big push, one that will see him become one of the top heels on the roster again. Management needs strong opponents to put over Roman Reigns, who is still expected to win the heavyweight championship at Wrestlemania. The Celtic Warrior would need to be built up first to fill tat role eventually.
February 27, 2015