One of the most talked about topics over the last few months concerns Braun Strowman and who he could be facing at WrestleMania 32 in April.
Fans have been vocal regarding Strowman and his booking, mainly because rumours have suggested he’s going to be in for a huge WrestleMania on his debut with Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker looking like probable opponents.
WrestleZone.com are reporting that the black sheep of The Wyatt Family is set to receive a huge push over the coming months, especially with Vince McMahon being very high on Strowman so we should expect him to feature heavily on WWE programming.
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It’s being reported that McMahon is looking at Strowman as his personal project, and he wants to catapult him into the main event scene as soon as possible.
The interesting thing is that Strowman’s booking, including his microphone work and his move set, is coming directly from McMahon himself.
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This means the way Strowman is being presented on screen, the way he works, the opponents he faces and much more is all down to McMahon and what he wants to see.
Obviously, when news like this comes out it’s clear there will be fans that are irritated as well as envious WWE personnel, but it’s still clear that he’s too green and too young to be pushed so high so soon as it could backfire, especially with opponents like Lesnar and The Deadman.
We’ve seen what fans think of this before; we saw it when they pushed Roman Reigns to the moon as a singles Superstar and how he’s being treated by the WWE Universe since.
You could argue that a similar response would be good considering Strowman is a heel, but it could still backfire in the long run.
They’ve also reported that Strowman can actually do a lot in the ring, but McMahon is making him tone down his in-ring work on television. It’s being said that he can actually move well in the ring and has plenty of skills, but they are being saved for a big stage like WrestleMania 32 in Dallas.
STROWMAN VS. LESNAR?
The likelihood is that we will see Lesnar attacked by The Wyatt Family at Fastlane, and that could set up a match between Lesnar and Bray Wyatt for WrestleMania, this leaves The Undertaker free to take on Strowman.
With The Undertaker getting the final say on his opponent – there’s a chance Strowman may not get that match, but the WWE have a plan to have him win the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal or be featured in another match where he can look good.
The upcoming weeks will be crucial for Strowman, if he can impress and look strong then he may even be able to secure a match with Lesnar at WrestleMania – but you can’t rule out a clash between the pair at SummerSlam either.
WWE FANS – WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF THE RUMOURS THAT BRAUN STROWMAN COULD HAVE A MASSIVE 2016? LET US KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION BELOW.