Reports by the Wrestling Observer, via Wrestling Inc, have stated Sami Zayn will be appearing at WrestleMania 32 later this year. He will also be included on WWE's European Tour taking place after the event.
This tells us the Canadian might be also appearing on Monday Night Raw and SmackDown shows between now and April 3, in order to add build up to his potential match on the WWE's biggest wrestling show of the year.
Sami will be in the area for the weekend, as he will be facing Shinsuke Nakamura two nights before WrestleMania at the NXT Takeover: Dallas event, which could be his last match in NXT.
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He still could keep on wrestling on NXT, as several other superstars have done so in the past before fully committing to the main roster, although this isn't a set plan for everyone. NXT is filled with good wrestlers, and he has been there for a long time, since 2013, and with the addition of people like Nakamura, his presence may no longer be required.
The former NXT Champion has already appeared on the main roster twice before. Once back in January earlier this year when he participated in the Royal Rumble, where he eliminated his nemesis Kevin Owens for some revenge on their NXT title feud.
He also appeared on the main roster back in May 2015 when he wrestled in his hometown of Montreal, Canada against John Cena in one of his weekly 'U.S. Open Challenge'. Introduced by Bret Hart, Zayn came out to a huge pop and was over with the crowd, but he lost the match.
Injury problems have limited Sami's progression within the WWE and it is one of the reasons why he has spent over three years in NXT. He had a shoulder injury before his match with Cena which caused him to be sidelined for seven months, and he only made his return last December.
At WrestleMania, Zayn is likely to compete either in the Andre the Giant Battle Royal, or in the rumored multi-man Intercontinental Championship match, as the current champion is his rival Owens. There are loads of ways the WWE could book him but the last one is the most likely option.
WWE fans will be hoping they're treated to another Zayn vs Owens feud, this time on the main roster and for the Intercontinental Championship, as when it took place during NXT, it was one of the rivalries of the year. It's bound to live up to the same expectation.
Hopefully, this will be what happens, as the WWE fans will enjoy it more, rather than what is currently being built up now which is a clash between Owens and the Big Show.