Five superstars that need to switch brands in WWE's 2019 Superstar Shake-up


WWE usually see WrestleMania as their season finale, with many feuds coming to their conclusion at the event, even ones that have been going on for months on end.

The following weeks on Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live after the event are seen as the beginning of the new booking year for the company with new storylines and superstars coming to the main roster.

The same will reportedly happen this year after WrestleMania 35 on April 7, as WWE has a big storyline in the works for the Raw and SmackDown shows the week after the Showcase of the Immortals.

According to a tweet by John Pollock of Post Wrestling, WWE aired an advertisement in Canada during last night’s Raw confirming the return of the Superstar Shake-up for Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16 when Raw and SmackDown are in Montreal.

This means WWE will once again shake up the rosters post-WrestleMania 35.

Many superstars will likely change brands on these days, with a few NXT call-ups being sprinkled in as well. With this in mind, here are five moves that need to happen in this year's Superstar Shake-up.

Finn Balor to SmackDown


Finn Balor had such high hopes when he first arrived on the main roster, but those quickly diminished due to a shoulder injury which kept him on the sidelines for several months after SummerSlam 2016.

In the past few weeks on Raw, he's received some decent booking, being involved in the Universal and Intercontinental title pictures, but a much better spot for him would be on SmackDown.

Balor could feud with Daniel Bryan, Shinsuke Nakamura, Samoa Joe, and Andrade on the blue brand, as well as team up with Gallows & Anderson to reform The Club under new leadership.

AJ Styles to Raw


AJ Styles has become the face of SmackDown since the 2016 Superstar Shake-up and has become a two-time WWE Champion and a two-time United States Champion. However, it's time for a change of scenery.

Not only would The Phenomenal One become one of the top stars on Raw upon his move, but he would also likely be injected straight into the Universal title picture, giving it some much-needed freshness.

With the freedom to be used as a face or heel, Styles could feud against the likes of Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, or Drew McIntyre on the red brand. 

The Revival to SmackDown


It's well known that The Revival are unhappy with their current situation in the WWE and are looking for a way out. Perhaps salvation could come in the form of a move to SmackDown for the tag team.

Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder are talented enough that they should be given good booking, and with the feuds available for them on the blue brand, they would definitely receive the booking they deserve.

The Revival could have great feuds on SmackDown against the likes of The New Day, The Bar, SANITY, The Usos, and Gallows and Anderson, inserting themselves in the SmackDown Tag Team title picture in no time.

Shayna Baszler to SmackDown 


Shayna Baszler is ready for a main roster call-up. The NXT Women's Champion has been fantastic at recent NXT TakeOvers and has proven she can deliver on the big stage.

Now is the time to bring The Queen of Spades to either Raw or SmackDown, specifically the blue brand as this would play nicely into establishing her as a star ahead of the highly anticipated Four Horsewomen feud.

On SmackDown, Baszler could have great feuds with the likes of Asuka, Naomi, Mandy Rose, and Charlotte Flair, and she would likely be in the SmackDown Women's title picture very quickly.

Becky Lynch to Raw


WWE is already effectively doing this with Becky Lynch's recent appearances on Raw over the past few weeks, but they could cement the move after WrestleMania in the Superstar Shake-up.

The Man is likely walking out of this year's Showcase of the Immortals as the new Raw Women's Champion, but simply put, it's her star power that has been rising greatly since her breakout at 2018's SummerSlam that will force WWE to move her to their red brand.

Here, Lynch can put on some fantastic matches with Nia Jax, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Ruby Riott, and Ember Moon, accompanied with hopefully a long and deserving reign as the Raw Women's Champion.

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