When Undertaker was defeated at WrestleMania 30 by Brock Lesnar, many fans thought that was the last time we would ever see The Phenom, but last night he finally tipped the scales into balance.
Undertaker returned for the first time to defeat Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 31 back in March and has since been on hiatus from WWE, but he returned part way through Battleground's main event last night to cost Lesnar something he also holds dear.
Seth Rollins was beaten, he had taken 13 Suplexes and an F5 and Brock had the pin before the bell tolled and the lights went out. The referee disappeared and The Deadman appeared, Brock then attempted to fight him off by two tombstone piledrivers later and the beast had been slayed.
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It looked like Rollins could have rolled back into the ring after this beat down to gain the clean win over Lesnar for the first time in over two years, but it seems WWE were playing on the fact that Rollins was destroyed before Undertaker got there and so the match ended as a no contest and Rollins retains the championship.
This has lead to a lot of speculation as to how WWE goes forward from this, it's obvious that Brock v Undertaker is now on the cards, but will it be one-on-one and will it be at Summerslam? It seems so.
It also seems that Sting will be making his return at The Biggest Party of The Summer to either take on Bray Wyatt and Luke Harper in a tag match with Roman Reigns, or interfere in the match.
The thought is that Reigns could team with long time friend Dean Ambrose to face two third of The Wyatt Family and Sting could then interfere in this match in four weeks time. There is also rumours that a heel turn could finally happen and it will be either Roman or Dean.
As for Seth Rollins, he has no rivalry going forward now, but it is believed that the feud with Triple H is still on the table and that could begin tonight. The one missing factor is that no one knows if Triple H will turn on Rollins or if Rollins will turn on Triple H. All that is known is that Rollins has no challenger and no Authority going into the second biggest pay-per-view of the year.
Sheamus is Mr Money in the Bank and he has also just come out on the losing end of a rivalry with Randy Orton so he would be a wild card for the title at this precise moment. Kevin Owens has also just seemingly ended his feud with John Cena, so Battleground has opened up a lot of possibilities for rivalries over the next four weeks.
The hope now is that Summerslam delivers and the WWE Network numbers stay up when August isn't free.