Kevin Owens has added more excitement to Monday Night Raw since making his main roster debut last week when he took out John Cena, and his explosive introduction shouldn’t end there.
He’s the big talking point right now in all of WWE, he took out the United States Champion and the face of the WWE on his first night, hitting him with the pop-up powerbomb and disrespecting the United States Championship title.
He then confirmed that he’s going to be taking on John Cena at the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, one of many excellent matches taking place on the night.
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But he still has other commitments, he competed in a great main event last week against Sami Zayn at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable as he successfully retained his NXT Championship, he competed in the NXT tapings where he took on Solomon Crowe and he also went face to face with Samoa Joe, so it’s safe to say he’s had a busy couple of weeks and the spotlight is rightfully on him and it needs to remain there.
It’s being reported that Kevin Owens is scheduled to appear on Monday Night Raw through to August 3, this suggests he will still have a big role to play on the main roster and in my opinion, there is one perfect move the WWE can pull to ensure Kevin Owens remains the biggest thing in the WWE right now.
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UNPREDICTABILITY & ENTERTAINMENT
All eyes will be on Seth Rollins as Brock Lesnar makes his return and will look to get his title back, but there is one big event on the horizon which is always exciting and where stars are born, the Money in the Bank pay-per-view.
Seth Rollins is on top of the world now with his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and that boils down to the fact that he captured the briefcase last year which launched him into super-stardom, this year that star needs to be Kevin Owens.
I think an NXT superstar capturing the briefcase such as Owens brings more excitement to the eventual cash-in, as we won’t have to see the winner parade the briefcase around on the main roster on a weekly basis and tease cashing it in a number of times, instead we would see Kevin Owens holding the briefcase and the NXT Championship simultaneously which would show just how dominating he is, and the only time he should appear on the main roster after that is when he cashes in the briefcase, building up the excitement and the unpredictability.
It does make perfect sense, he’s one of the most talented guys in the whole company and it’s clear that he’s ready-made for the main roster, but at the same time he would be a huge loss to NXT.
But NXT would benefit massively from having one of its stars being Mr. Money in the Bank, it would show NXT means business and could even get even more viewers that it currently does.
Despite his experience, Kevin Owens needs to be next year’s Seth Rollins, he’s a natural heel and we have seen some tension between Seth Rollins and The Authority recently, and The Authority wouldn’t hesitate in finding another superstar who they deem as the future of the WWE, Kevin Owens could and should be that man.
The company has the belief in him, he’s heavily booked, he’s making his main roster in-ring debut at a pay-per-view which is a big deal, and he’s even been given new gear which makes him look like a top WWE superstar.
He's had a meteoritic rise to the top in NXT, capturing the title two months to the day of his debut and it would make perfect sense to have the same meteoritic rise to the top on the main roster, by capturing the briefcase and eventually cashing it in to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.