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10 Unexpected WWE Pushes We Could See After WrestleMania And 10 Burials

10 Unexpected WWE Pushes We Could See After WrestleMania And 10 Burials

WWE could also be “Then. Now and Forever,” but that’s undoubtedly not the case for each WWE celebrity. Whether the company wishes their former staff the “best in their future endeavors,” releases them from their contract or sticks them in the “Alumni” part of their web site, former WWE legends and superstars alike can discover themselves off of WWE’s stacked roster. For some superstars struggling to select up wins, feuds, storylines or respectable T.V. time, the writing is on the wall and these wrestlers could possibly be quickly gone from the corporate. Nevertheless, other superstars, who have been once pushed to the moon, can see their rise abruptly finish, and it’s these “burials” which might be many occasions sudden.

Sadly, unexpected burials are widespread, and a celebrity can rise to WWE Champion and immediately free fall to jobber. Nevertheless, major pushes from WWE management could be simply as sudden. With All Elite Wrestling catching Vince McMahon’s consideration, WWE management might start to push extra superstars they previously had not before. The WWE Universe has already seen some of these pushes begin, and this new “shake-up” is for certain to profit different superstars as nicely. These renewed pushes will placate the followers, freshen up the rosters and also will please the superstars who have felt neglected.

While followers shouldn’t confuse “wins” and “losses” with “pushes” and “burials,” the WWE Universe will discover certain superstars get a bit nearer to grabbing that brass ring whereas other superstars will noticeably grow to be less outstanding on Raw and SmackDown. WWE is like a new season after WrestleMania, and lots of superstars will see a rise or a fall. Surprise title wins and upset victories could also be on the best way as well as demotions for superstars that have been seemingly on the cusp of breaking-out. On this article, we glance at 10 of those sudden superstars that would see a push after WrestleMania, and 10 that we might see buried.

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20 Push: Kevin Owens

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When Kevin Owens made his primary roster debut, Monday Night time Uncooked turned the Kevin Owens Present. Okay.O. defeated John Cena in his first major roster debut match, gained the Universal, Intercontinental and United States Titles with fans chanting “Fight. Owens. Fight.” Unfortunately, since moving to back to Raw from SmackDown, fans have been treated to “Job. Owens. Jobs.” as an alternative.

Owens was squashed by Braun Strowman after returning to Uncooked and was lately taken out by Bobby Lashley. Nevertheless, Owens’s misfortune could also be coming to an finish. Owens is healed up and trying to be in great shape. Previously, Vince McMahon had been discouraged by Owens’s measurement, however Okay.O.’s current transformation might turn his latest Uncooked stint around.

19 Burial: Braun Strowman

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The Monster Amongst Males put the whole Uncooked roster on notice and promised that anyone standing in his means would “get these hands.” Sadly, Braun Strowman has but to get any singles titles and has did not take the Universal Title from each Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar.

With none singles titles to say as his own, the one thing Braun Strowman has gotten has been injuries. On account of these setbacks, WWE has held off on pulling the set off on him, and Strowman may be in for a shock burial in 2019. A move to SmackDown might do The Monster some good, but his current promo towards Lesnar didn’t assist him both.

18 Push: Finn Balor

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Regardless of profitable the NXT Championship and turning into the primary ever WWE Common Champion, Finn Balor hasn’t seen a lot success on Raw since. The Extraordinary Man who does Extraordinary Issues nonetheless gets an amazing reaction from the followers and puts on some terrific matches. Sadly, his shoulder damage and measurement have been reasons that a professional push has but to occur.

Fortunately, Balor’s 50/50 booking could also be finally over. He acquired his Common Title alternative towards Brock Lesnar and could also be in line to keep his push going sooner or later. Balor has been rumored as a celebrity in line for an enormous push in 2019, and with a serious endorsement from John Cena, Balor may get it.

17 Burial: AJ Types

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On SmackDown, AJ Types is the face that runs the place but perhaps not much longer. Types is not the champ that runs the camp and has seemingly given the reigns to “the new” Daniel Bryan. AJ dropped the WWE Championship to Bryan and is unlikely to win the title back quickly. Nevertheless, there are other the reason why 2019 is probably not an outstanding yr for Types.

Types is on the lookout for a lighter schedule to spend more time together with his family and which will limit his future title alternatives. Moreover, Types’s contract is arising, and WWE is usually reluctant to push anybody that would probably depart the corporate. Even worse are the ongoing discussions that Types might be drafted to Uncooked. If that happens, Types might get misplaced in what might turn into a probably overcrowded essential occasion scene there. Time will tell, however AJ having anyplace near the identical success he had on Smackdown is very unlikely.

16 Push: Sasha Banks

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While Sasha Banks is a former four-time Raw Ladies’s Champion, none of her title reigns felt legit. They have been brief reigns that ultimately just went again to Charlotte Aptitude. Nevertheless, after WrestleMania, The Boss may be back. Banks is a prime contender for the brand new WWE Ladies’s Tag Titles and might be profitable those titles with Bayley. Nevertheless, 2019 might produce a model change or perhaps a heel turn that would significantly propel Sasha even additional.

A huge push for The Boss is probably on its means, however it could possibly be a bit of shocking given Sasha’s current Twitter comments. Sasha disparaged WWE’s number of Pay Per Views and replied to The Revival’s rumored departure with a gif saying “Take me with you.” While Banks hasn’t had the most effective 2018, it’s also probably she’s simply working the fans. She’s in a title match towards Ronda Rousey and can possible get an enormous push after WrestleMania as nicely.

15 Burial: Baron Corbin

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Baron Corbin had an up and down run on the Smackdown model, but he was capable of capture the USA Title and turn out to be Mr. Cash in the Financial institution. His move to Uncooked might have offered him a sustained push, however his tenure there was more of the same.

Corbin was capable of turn out to be the “Acting General Manager of Raw” and has been concerned in some main Raw storylines. Nevertheless, the Lone Wolf is taking all the blame for Raw’s 2018 scores woes. Corbin was destroyed by the babyfaces there and was publicly trashed by the McMahons the subsequent night time. If his current downward spiral on Raw is any indication, Corbin might discover himself as a former appearing WWE celebrity also.

14 Push: Mandy Rose

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With so much happening with the WWE Ladies’s Division, superstars like Mandy Rose have fallen underneath the radar. Asuka, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch are all nonetheless prime contenders for the Smackdown Ladies’s Title and can be by way of WrestleMania and beyond. Nevertheless, even with robust competitors throughout the roster, there’s loads of purpose to assume that 2019 will probably be golden for Mandy Rose.

Vince McMahon is an enormous fan of The Golden Goddess and is stated to be giving Mandy Rose an enormous push within the near future. Rose undoubtedly has the look, and her current success among YouTube viewers might have solidified a robust push for her after WrestleMania.

13 Burial: Dolph Ziggler

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WWE fans may be wondering how Dolph Ziggler might be buried any additional in WWE, however that they had hoped he would get an honest push after receiving some type of distinctive, tentative cope with WWE. Positive, Dolph obtained an Intercontinental Title run since his draft to Raw, but after WrestleMania he might not have a lot to show-off.

WWE has never been critical about pushing Ziggler, and recent stories have indicated that Dolph turned down a new WWE contract. With The Present-off splitting from Drew McIntyre and having no storyline involvement in the meanwhile, Ziggler will not be stealing any exhibits after WrestleMania.

12 Push: Bobby Roode

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Former NXT Champion, Bobby Roode, made his essential roster debut on the SmackDown brand and was capable of capture america Title. He stays in style with the WWE Universe and has gained the Raw Tag Staff Titles since switching brands. Whereas the followers might have needed a stronger push for Roode during his time on Uncooked, there’s a robust risk that 2019 shall be absolutely superb.

Many fans really feel that Roode is wasted in the Tag Workforce Division. Nevertheless, this might change after WrestleMania. The Superb One might find himself drafted back to SmackDown the place he skilled singles success, or followers might be handled to an imminent heel turn. Both approach, a shake-up for Roode might present him with a nice push.

11 Burial: Nia Jax

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Nia Jax has seen many character turns which were harking back to the Huge Present’s face/heel turns, however right now, she is cemented as one of the hated heels in the Ladies’s Division. Because of her household lineage, Jax stays one of many prime superstars in her Division. Nevertheless her standing at the prime is probably not so irresistible after WrestleMania.

Jax is a former Uncooked Ladies’s Champion, however, regardless of being The Rock’s cousin, there’s cause to consider 2019 gained’t be as variety. Jax underwent some warmth amongst her friends and WWE management, after legitimately injuring Becky Lynch. She has additionally publicly ripped the corporate on social media for not promoting variety in the WWE Ladies’s Division. If Jax continues to trigger headaches backstage, the one factor The Irresistible Pressure can be breaking might be her career.

10 Push: Massive E

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Even before the fans would “feel the power” of The New Day, Huge E had already gained the WWE Intercontinental Title once before. Regardless of throwing pancakes into the gang and sporting diapers, Huge E. remains common with the followers and has gained the WWE Tag Title a complete of 5 occasions presently. Nevertheless, studies of The New Day breaking up have circulated, however don’t you dare be sour because Massive E should be in line for an enormous push on his own after ‘Mania.

If the stories are true, and The New Day does breaks up, Massive E is the apparent member to profit probably the most from it. Massive E has the dimensions, power, look and charisma to go far in WWE. With an Intercontinental Title already beneath his belt, an much more experienced Massive E has potential to flourish as soon as on his personal.

9 Burial: AoP

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The Authors of Pain have been a dominant tag group in NXT, turning into Tag Group Champions while there and seemed to be a dominant tag workforce on Raw. They’ve already gained the Uncooked Tag Group Titles, however they’re already displaying signs of a burial.

Akam and Rezar debuted on Raw and instantly shed Paul Ellering as their manager. Five months later, Drake Maverick turned their manager for no purpose and price them the Tag Staff Titles that that they had gained two and a half months prior. To make issues worse, Akam is out with an damage which frequently causes WWE administration some reluctance in pushing superstars they perceive as damage susceptible.

eight Push: Heath Slater

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Throughout his WWE profession, Heath Slater hasn’t seen a lot time choosing up wins, except his shocking Tag Staff Title victory on Smackdown with Rhyno. Slater’s transfer to Uncooked has solely seen more jobbing, and the only current storyline involving Slater as a referee was abruptly cancelled.

Regardless of the fascinating storyline as the reluctant referee being casually dropped and reuniting with Rhyno who retired for every week, there’s still hope that the One Man Band could have a superb 2019. Even after being a jobber for most of his career, rumors have hinted at huge plans for Heath. That’s a great factor for followers who feared for Heath’s WWE future as a result of, in any case, he’s acquired youngsters.

7 Burial: The Revival

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There was a current glimmer of hope that The Revival would lastly be taken significantly on Raw after turning into primary contenders for the Raw Tag Group Titles. Unfortunately, The Revival failed in two attempts to defeat Bobby Roode and Chad Gable, and backstage stories have put the WWE futures of Scott Dawson and Sprint Wilder in jeopardy.

After a really underwhelming stretch on the primary roster, Dash and Dawson have reportedly requested for his or her launch from the corporate. While The Revival has been utterly misused since their Raw debut, their request still comes as a bit of a surprise. Their primary contender alternative appeared like a step in the suitable path, they usually nonetheless have vital time left on their contract. Unfortunately for them, their request has been denied, and their frustrations are unlikely to get better after WrestleMania.

6 Push: Sami Zayn

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Identical to his greatest pal, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn has been on the shelf with an damage. Definitely, his stint on Uncooked since his acquisition hasn’t been very notable, but the time could also be now to start out betting on the Underdog from the Underground.

Sami Zayn is about to return to action at across the similar time as Kevin Owens. This could bode properly for Sami who might end up teaming with Owens to bolster a struggling Raw Tag Group Division. Sami might even be inserted into the mid-card as nicely, and might deliver a character change with him to freshen up his character. Either method, Sami Zayn has numerous choices going for him, and 2019 might be a a lot needed recent begin.

5 Burial: Andrade

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Andrade “Cien” Almas and Rey Mysterio had an impressive match on SmackDown which was praised by followers and lots of fellow superstars alike. Nevertheless, prior to that match, Andrade took many unfortunate losses, leaving fans involved that Almas would experience the same destiny as many former NXT superstars before him.

There’s nonetheless time for the previous NXT Champion to show his major roster profession around, but Almas (whose identify is now shortened to only “Andrade”) has yet to win a single title since his call-up. Andrade has additionally supposedly advised unbiased wrestlers Rush and Dragon Lee, to not be a part of WWE which might put any hope of a future WWE push in question. If Andrade is actually sad in WWE, he might soon lose greater than his final identify after WrestleMania.

four Push: Zelina Vega

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While some doubt has been forged on a push for Andrade, no such reviews surround Zelina Vega. Even when the hypothesis relating to Andrade is true, an enormous push could possibly be in store for Vega even with out the celebrity she has been managing all through her WWE profession.

Despite not being as heavily pushed as Becky Lynch, Charlotte Aptitude or Rhonda Rousey, Vince McMahon was stated to be very excessive on Zelina Vega. Even if Andrade has some warmth relating to those reviews, Vega might nonetheless be in good standing with The Chairman and may even see some larger profile matches after WrestleMania season.

3 Burial: Lars Sullivan

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About 4 months after his NXT Title match by which he took the then NXT Champion, Aleister Black, to the limit, vignettes of Sullivan’s major roster arrival started airing on Uncooked and SmackDown. Plans began circulating that “The Freak” might even be a possible opponent for John Cena at WrestleMania. Unfortunately, some kind of backstage incident has put Sullivan’s profession on hold.

Together with his large measurement and larger-than-life look, Lars Sullivan has every thing Vince McMahon seems for in a WWE celebrity. Nevertheless, a reported nervousness/panic attack might have derailed Sullivan’s important roster profession altogether. Vince McMahon is stated to be unhappy with Sullivan’s state of affairs and should have already “moved on” from the character. If true, Lars Sullivan might get buried before his career can even begin.

2 Push: Sanity

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NXT’s call-ups definitely don’t have a terrific monitor report in WWE, and Sanity’s expertise on SmackDown hasn’t been much totally different. They’ve did not capture the SmackDown Tag Workforce Titles and haven’t constructed up a large chunk of wins either. Although Sanity has every thing going towards them in the intervening time, 2019 could possibly be a unique story.

Right now, SmackDown’s Tag Staff Division is loaded, and Sanity isn’t anyplace near a storyline with The Bar. Nevertheless, a WWE Draft might flip the division into Sanity’s favor. A shake-up might shuffle SmackDown’s tag teams and make the division more competitive for Sanity ought to they stay on the blue model. They’ve been former NXT Tag Staff Champions earlier than, and after WrestleMania, followers might see WWE lastly let Sanity unfastened.

1 Burial: Lana

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While WWE management as all the time been a fan of Lana, 2019 will not be so ravishing for Lana. She’s making an attempt to transition right into a singles competitor and has been given a personality that administration believed fans would ultimately begin supporting. Unfortunately, Lana continues to be on the lookout for that help.

Sarcastically, Rusev was the one that caught on with the fans, however Lana doesn’t have that fanbase. Much more worrisome for Lana is that Vince McMahon may be shifting on from her as nicely. He’s much more enamored with Zelina Vega and Mandy Rose that Lana might now be an afterthought. Even when Rusev has a strong 2019, Lana, after WrestleMania, may be jobbing much more than she was in 2018.

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