WWE Payback is now over as is the following eventful episode of Monday Night Raw; with the build-up towards Money in the Bank beginning as well as the future of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship up in the air, a lot of news has been coming out of the WWE.
There is a potential injury for a superstar, rumoured Money in the Bank matches and the short-term future of WWE World Heavyweight Champion; Daniel Bryan.
This article will contain spoilers, to avoid these please turn back now.
John Cena and Adam Rose injured? – At a WWE house show it was reported that both Adam Rose and John Cena suffered injuries. Rose reportedly suffered a cut over the right eye during his match with Heath Slater; it was said to be a wide cut which the trainers had to come and tend to, before cleaning up the blood and continuing the match.
John Cena suffered a severe blow to the head during his match with Bray Wyatt, the no holds barred stipulation resulted in two trainers coming down after the referee’s signal but Cena and Wyatt did manage to finish off the match, it remains to be seen just how serious Cena’s injury really is.
Rumoured Money in the Bank matches – With Seth Rollins’ heel turn fresh in every fan’s memory, he could be set to compete in a singles match at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view.
According to sourced, Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose are set to go one on one whilst Randy Orton vs. Roman Reigns is also a possibility. The WWE then want to follow up with Reigns vs. Rollins at WWE Battleground before a final confrontation between Triple H and Roman Reigns at SummerSlam this August.
Potential Rusev plans – At NXT - Takeover there was an angle between Rusev and Mojo Rawley which led to a match and a victory for Rusev. The original plan was to create something more with a two, perhaps a short feud however Rusev wasn’t on NXT last week and will not work with Rawley. He will be staying on the main roster.
There have been talks in the WWE about a possible Mark Henry vs. Rusev match at the Money in the Bank event but the more favourable and likeliest option is that the WWE are talking about a potential feud between Rusev and John Cena.
The company want to build Rusev up into a bigger star before throwing him into a Cena feud, but that is what looks to be happening at this stage.
WWE letting contracts expire – Rumours have been spreading thick and fast online surrounding the contracts of WWE superstars. It is being reported that the WWE are allowing contracts to expire rather than renewing them. They also won’t be announcing their release to avoid any negativity towards them when a superstar or diva leaves.
They will allow the wrestlers to announce it themselves, and it comes at an interesting time especially since the contract of a certain superstar expires in July.
Cody Rhodes and Goldust future – At WWE Payback Cody Rhodes told his brother Goldust to find a new partner, and the following night on Raw, younger brother Cody picked Sin Cara in a losing effort to RybAxel.
The plan right now is that Cody Rhodes will continue to pick the partners for Goldust and they will continue to lose, eventually leading Cody to tell Goldust that he wasn’t the weak link after all, as he ultimately turns heel and the two have a long-rumoured match at SummerSlam in August.
WWE pressuring Daniel Bryan to compete – The Wrestling Observer Newsletter are reporting that Daniel Bryan will be competing at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view later this month, even though the feeling amongst many inside the WWE is that it’s not good for his health.
Daniel Bryan has a tough, winning mentality and many believe he will want to compete anyway. The WWE are said to be pressuring Bryan out of character, to be ready for June 29.
I believe Bryan will compete at Money in the Bank, even he knows once you lose your spot it is difficult to get it back. Just ask Dolph Ziggler.
WWE fans – do you think Daniel Bryan will compete at Money in the Bank? Let us know in the comments section below and come discuss all things WWE with me on Twitter @RazK28.
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