It’s Saturday and today we have ’This Week in Wrestling’, the 47th of 2019. Today Brian discusses the fall of Seth Rollins and shares all the best wrestling content from this week.
The Fall of Seth Rollins
After the Shield debuted at the Survivor Series seven years ago, fans instantly began wondering which member would be the company’s break out star. Some chose Dean Ambrose, while others picked Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins to be the guy to rise to the top. Each member had a great deal of success as single wrestlers, but it was Rollins who really made the biggest leap.
Oh sure, Roman Reigns was THE GUY that Vince McMahon chose, but it was Seth Rollins that got the opportunity to stand out first when he turned heel and aligned with the Authority. Seth also had a ton more ability as a technical wrestler than Reigns had and fans booed Reigns for being the unofficial “chosen one.” Rollins was the first member to become WWE world champion and be the top guy.
As many accolades as Seth achieved in his WWE career, years later it seems as if Roman and Seth have switched places with fans. Roman is more universally accepted now than Seth Rollins. Rollins gets more negative reaction now as a babyface as he did as a heel. What led to fans turning on Seth Rollins? He is still a great wrestler…but something has turned people off about him.
Being ‘the guy’ in WWE has a price. You can only be on top for so long before fans get bored of you and turn. It happened to Hulk Hogan, the Rock, John Cena and many others. Fans have rejected Seth as a locker room leader. Seth needs to reinvent himself as many feel bored and tired of his character.
Will a simple heel turn do or must Rollins need to take an extended break and just disappear for a while? One thing is for sure, something needs to happen and fast. They need to burn it down.
A happy little portrait of WWF wrestlers.
AEW’s Tony Khan and that crying WWF kid from the early 1990’s…..Hmmmm?
Who’s ready for a mustard Universal title?
Thoughts on the Intercontinental title’s new look?
MLW’s Salina De La Renta and her mom…the question is…who’s the mom?!?
Randy Orton’s wife Kim Orton.
Congratulations to Tessa Blanchard and fellow wrestler Daga on their engagement.
A cool drawing of Finn Balor and the Demon
Looks like Sexual Chocolate and D Lo Brown trying to recruit Shaq to join the Nation of Domination during the Attitude Era.
Look at the size of Andre the Giant’s wrestling trunks from back in the day…
Bray Wyatt with a custom made WWE Universal title. They should have used this version instead…
A real cool pic of The Undisputed Era.
NXT villains preparing for War Games
Eddie Guerrero’s daughter and Aiden English’s wife Shaul.
NXT’s Bianca Belair
Rob Van Dam has both a girlfriend and a wife!
Carmella and her sister Breanna
Robocop and Sting…reunited and it feels so good.
Madusa took the 10 year challenge 2009 – 2019
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