Despite not being all that impressive in the ring or having that much character development, Braun Strowman is a big focus for WWE officials as they plan out how they want Wrestlemania 32 to unfold. Management really wants him to have a big role on the show. Some are even pushing for him to work a match against Undertaker, which is a pretty prime spot on the card. The front office might opt to protect him by doing a tag team match instead.
February 4, 2016
When Muhammed Hassan had to be removed from television after a controversial segment with Undertaker, Shawn Daivari was forced to sit on the sidelines. He revealed that Stephanie McMahon approached him shortly afterwards with a patriotic gimmick, where he would have been all about the United States. Daivari said that he was forced to turn it down because it simply would not have made sense for his character.
November 20, 2015
Since there is a tournament running right now to determine a new world heavyweight champion, many would assume that Bray Wyatt would be one of the contestants since he is one of the more popular characters in WWE. However, that is not the case. Management feels that his story line with the Undertaker and Kane is much more important, so Wyatt is being left out of the tournament.
November 9, 2015
Rumors are floating around right now that Undertaker may be bringing back the biker gimmick for his upcoming match at Summerslam against Brock Lesnar. However, the belief is that the speculation was started by people who really are wishing to see the character one more time. WWE has long wanted the Phenom to finish his career with the dead man gimmick.
July 29, 2015
During an interview with Muscle & Fitness magazine, Vince McMahon was asked a very tough question about who his favorite WWE superstar is of all time. Surprisingly, he pointed out the Undertaker without any hesitation. McMahon cited loyalty as one of the biggest traits that he appreciates in the people he hires. He also loved the professionalism and commitment to the character that the Phenom displayed through his years of service to the company.
February 20, 2015