BY BLAKE OESTRIECHER – DEC 11, 2019
WWE has scrapped a potentially huge storyline that would have led to a major character change for one of the company’s most popular stars.
According to Sportskeeda’s Tom Colohue, WWE originally intended for Kofi Kingston’s shockingly lopsided loss to Brock Lesnar on SmackDown’s FOX debut to send Kingston over the edge, but Xavier Woods’ unfortunate injury derailed those plans, with a WWE source telling Colohue:
“The plan was for Kofi to be the weak link in New Day. He’d lose matches and he’d do a lot of stuff to make you realize he’s not actually okay. We’re not talking heel turn or anything like that. He’d still be Kofi. He’d just be angry and out for revenge.”
— Anonymous WWE source
Colohue added the following in regards to the once planned direction for Kingston:
“A source within WWE has explained to me that the partnership of Xavier Woods and Big E would be the one to find success again, leaving Kofi to take some time to find himself. Unfortunately, due to the injury to Xavier Woods, that storyline has been abandoned for now at least.”… Read More HERE