Since Brock Lesnar won the belt at Wrestlemania more than a year ago, he has run through all opponents put in front of him. Even the “Big Dog” Roman Reigns was defeated at the Greatest Royal Rumble (controversially). Who faces him next?
1. Jinder Mahal has had one of the fastest rises to the top the WWE has ever seen. His time with 3MB seems so long ago when you look at physique comparisons. This is not the same man that wrestled then. This is a new beast who looks to conquer Raw. His batdown at the hands of Roman Reigns put a small dent in his plans but you can bet we will see a lot more of the “Modern Day Maharaja” in the future.
2. Yes, we know, Seth Rollins is still Intercontinental champion.. But! No one has had such a great year as Seth Rollins has. His passion and intensity is evident when he wrestles. He gets massive pops when making his entrance to the ring. This is a man the WWE Universe wants to see succeed, and with good reason. What’s better than one belt slung over your shoulder? That would be two of them.
3. Last year Brock Lesnar, Kane, and Braun Strowman were involved in a storyline leading to numerous matches. One of the highlights of the whole rivalry was seeing Braun pull down the scaffolding onto Brock Lesnar using a grappling hook. This is a mammoth of a man. I think the entire WWE Universe would love to see a rivalry involving Lesnar and Strowman and leading to Braun winning the Universal belt.