Questions were always going to be raised regarding the future of the titles when the WWE announced there was going to be a draft, and the roster will be split up once more.
Before the draft took place on SmackDown Live this past Tuesday, many assumed that a second world championship was going to be introduced following Battleground on Sunday.
This was backed up by the fact that recently, they stopped referring to the title as the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, opting to revert to the WWE Championship name.
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This prompted the rumours that a new world title would be brought in for the brand that doesn’t have a championship following the result of the match between Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns.
However, Bryan Alvarez of the Wrestling Observer has revealed that the WWE aren’t planning on creating a new title just yet.
He reported that the WWE scheduling department were told that the WWE Champion – whoever that is – will be working on both Raw and SmackDown.
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He also suggested that the company may introduce a second world title after SummerSlam, but for now, there will only be one.
He said: “Whether this is permanent or not, it may only be something from now until SummerSlam because at this point we still have to get through Battleground and figure out who’s going to be the WWE Champion.
“But as of this morning, the WWE scheduling department was told that the WWE Champion is going to work both shows.”
So now the stakes are even higher for the Battleground main event. Popularity-wise, fans will be hoping Ambrose leaves as the champion and can compete on both shows.
However, when it comes to in-ring reliability and work ethic, it won’t be a surprise to see Rollins walk out with the gold and bring his talents to SmackDown as the champion.
Is it a good idea to have one World Champion? Or is a second needed? Have your say in the comments section below.