BY BLAKE OESTRIECHER – SEPT 17, 2019
WWE is moving full steam ahead with a massive push for Bray Wyatt and his sinister alter-ego “The Fiend.”
Wyatt will be challenging for the Universal Championship at Hell in a Cell on October 6, confirming a report by the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer, who reported last month that the plan was indeed for Seth Rollins–who retained his title against Braun Strowman at Clash of Champions–to take on “The Fiend” inside Hell in a Cell with the Universal title on the line. The decision to immediately skyrocket Wyatt to the world title picture on Monday Night Raw is both shocking and short-sighted, and it could ultimately end up being a classic case of “too much, too soon.”
A recent report had stated that the plan with Wyatt was simple: Use him sparingly as a “special attraction,” in the same mold as stars like The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar and John Cena. While WWE reportedly has “big plans” for Wyatt, it appears that those plans don’t necessarily involve the talented superstar being on TV every week. And they shouldn’t. WWE could go one or two routes with Wyatt, in particular “The Fiend” aspect of his gimmick: He can show up every week and quickly lose his appeal, or he can appear occasionally in order to maintain the aura and mystique that is clearly surrounding his very popular and captivating character.
So, here comes the conundrum: WWE apparently wants to rush Wyatt into the Universal Championship picture … Read More HERE