The Raw after WrestleMania has become famous for its debuts and returns, but this year provided one of the most shocking returns as former Divas Champion Maryse appeared to help her husband, The Miz, to win the Intercontinental Championship.
It was unclear at the time if Maryse was actually returning or if WWE had just decided to use her in this segment because she was in Texas to support her spouse, but the graphic that showed the match for Thursday night SmackDown revealed that Maryse was there for the long haul.
Not only does Maryse look set to play a main part in The Miz's upcoming Championship storyline, but it was announced yesterday that she will be one of the main characters in the upcoming season of Total Divas.
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Maryse, Lana, and Renee Young are set to replace Mandy, Rosa Mendes, and Alicia Fox at the end of the current season and former cast member Naomi looks set for a return to the cast as well.
This means that the WWE Universe will also be treated to many appearances from Dean Ambrose and The Miz now that their spouses have become a part of the show. Maryse is the perfect person to choose to be a part of the new season since she has a rather interesting life outside of WWE.
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The current thought is that Maryse will not be making a wrestling return, instead, she will only be used as a valet for her husband, but could become involved in matches that are used to promote the new season of Total Divas.
Now that WWE has unveiled the WWE Women's Championship and retired the old Divas title, there looks set to be a shake up in the Women's Division that could see many of the women's wrestlers promoted to the title picture and many of the women who are still considered to be bigger characters than wrestlers could be left out of the title picture.
WWE needs to introduce a ranking system so that they can decide which women should step up and compete with Charlotte so that they can maintain the prestige of the new belt. Hopefully this will then allow the main roster Women's Division to become as just a highly rated as NXT's.
It is unclear about how long Maryse's return will be and if she will be afforded an opportunity at the new Women's Championship, as a former two-time Divas Champion and former longest reigning Champion, she definitely has the talent to be considered.
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