With the annual WWE Pay-Per-View, Money in the Bank, approaching, there seems limited options as to who should win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship briefcase this year.
With a lack of rising stars who could go somewhere with the briefcase. So who would fit the bill? A few names spring to mind.
Since the break-up of The Shield, the Lunatic Fringe seems to have been left behind, with Seth Rollins winning last year's Money in the Bank briefcase, cashing it in to become WWE World Heavyweight Champion at Wrestlemania 31. As for Roman Reigns, he won the Royal Rumble match this year and main-evented Wrestlemania 31 against Brock Lesnar.
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In comparison, the booking for Dean Ambrose has been under-whelming to say the least, with a feud with Bray Wyatt, which promised much but did not deliver. And then he was part of the Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match at Wrestlemania, eventually won by Daniel Bryan.
Since then, Ambrose did pick up a win over Luke Harper in a Chicago Street Fight at Extreme Rules, and also earned the right to be a part of a Fatal 4 Way for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Payback, facing Reigns, Rollins and Randy Orton.
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Should he not be victorious, it seems as though a way to intensify a rivalry between Ambrose and Rollins would be to add the Money in the Bank briefcase into the mix. Ambrose could take it far and be as successful as Rollins was last year, but with a babyface as the contract holder.
Although this could be an unnecessary choice, since he is being booked fairly strong by WWE at this moment, Roman Reigns could be a potential Money in the Bank winner, to help keep him at the forefront of WWE storyline.
He probably needs it a lot less than Ambrose but definitely do not count Reigns out of winning this to add to the accolades he has already gained.
The enigmatic Bray Wyatt has been one of the most interesting characters in recent WWE history. As part of the Wyatt Family, Bray Wyatt definitely got over with the crowd and looked menacing. But a defeat to John Cena at Wrestlemania 30 set him back, before being re-built on his own.
However, then he was defeated by The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 31, which has impacted the WWE Universe's ability to take him seriously. A feud with Ryback has done little to improve this, but a Money in the Bank win could add a whole new dimension to his character, with him able to play mind games with the champion, and it gives him better options for storylines, if and when he becomes a champion.