Rusev vs Jack Swagger Part III is a big problem

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Tonight on RAW there was a big announcement made as another title match was revealed for this Sunday's Tables, Ladders, Chairs and Stairs Pay-Per-View.

The United States Champion Rusev will be putting his title on the line against the Real American Jack Swagger.

The two clashed last week after Rusev confirmed he attacked Swagger's mentor Zeb Colter and the two came to blows once again tonight.

Swagger locked Rusev in the Patriot lock on RAW and it was only broken up when several officials came out to separate the two men.

The clash for the title at TLCS this Sunday will be the third PPV meeting between Rusev and Swagger this year.


The two clashed at Battleground in July and then again a month later at Summer Slam in August.

Rusev won both matches by count-out at Battleground after knocking Swagger unconscious and by forcing him to pass out whilst in the accolade at Summer Slam.

Rusev was a part of the Team Cena vs Team Authority match last month at Survivor Series and has since not really been involved in a major feud.

The attack on Colter last week brought Swagger back into the picture and has given Rusev a match for TLCS but is a sign of something bigger?

Rusev on the waiting list?

Most WWE fans expect Rusev - a man who has never been pinned or never submitted in the WWE to lose his first match at WrestleMania XXXI next year.

There are several theories on who will be the man to finally beat Rusev that range from John Cena to The Rock.

Whoever it is, if it happens at WrestleMania, where does that leave Rusev for the upcoming three months?

Rusev was nominated for the Breakout Superstar of the year award at tonight's Slammy Awards due to how he has risen as one of the top heels in WWE this year.

However all of his matches tend to end the same way, if they're not on a PPV then there will be a disqualification/ count-out/ submission.

At each PPV, after building up whoever he is facing as the great American defender, that person will ultimately refuse to give up and pass out to Rusev's accolade.

It happened with Swagger, Big E, Big Show, Mark Henry and Sheamus so why should we expect TLCS to be any different?

Putting Rusev up against Swagger once again is, to me, a sign that if they are waiting for Cena to defeat Rusev, they have now ran out of ideas for the United States Champion.

If they truly have ran out of ideas for Rusev, then he may drop down in the minds of the fans before we even get to WrestleMania, so I hope they come up with something new for the Bulgarian Brute.

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