WWE Raw Makes The Right Call With Roman Reigns Setting Up The Shield Reunion
September 26, 2017 - WWE
WWE Raw done it clear: Roman Reigns is set to react Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins for a bone-fide reunion of The Shield.
Reigns kicked off this week’s part of Monday Night Raw with an coming on Miz TV in a shred that laid a substructure for Reigns, Rollins and Ambrose to join army for a initial time given 2014, and by a finish of a show, that reunion was all though reliable by a booking. In fact, a revision of The Shield is fundamentally a lock, according to James McKenna of Pro Wrestling Sheet, who radically pennyless a news about a Shield reunion around Twitter progressing this week though categorically saying it would happen:
wowwww, conference that to kickstart some sheet sales – they’re formulation to give TLC in a month a MAJOR label upgrade. a finally happeninggg. pic.twitter.com/FLE8CWqRM0
— james mckenna (@chillhartman) September 24, 2017
McKenna reports that a expected reunion of The Shield seems to be a approach outcome of WWE looking to boost sheet sales for a red brand’s subsequent pay-per-view, TLC, that emanates from a Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Oct 22nd. There has, after al, been some regard about WWE’s recently shrinking assemblage as photos have been surfacing opposite amicable media showing bad assemblage at Raw TV tapings.
Last week’s Raw TV taping had only 6,800 fans, according to a Sep 25th book of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, while a Observer’s Dave Meltzer also remarkable around Twitter shortly before No Mercy that the uncover was not sole out notwithstanding a installed uncover with a double categorical eventuality of Reigns vs. John Cena and Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman. What has to be only as concerning for WWE is a fact that Raw viewership has depressed for 4 true weeks, a trend that is expected to continue as we pierce deeper into a NFL season.
Now, WWE will also have to understanding with a detriment of Cena and Lesnar as it appears that both stars will be left for a foreseeable destiny and will join a likes of a injured Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe and several others on a sidelines. Lesnar is only advertised for one some-more WWE coming in 2017, a live eventuality after this week, and it’s widely believed that a Universal Champion won’t uncover adult again until it’s time for The Royal Rumble progressing subsequent year. Likewise, it appears that Cena’s detriment to Reigns during No Mercy was a final we’ll see of him for a while as he could be slated to begin filming on Bumbleblee, that outlines a biggest film purpose of his budding behaving career.
Because it will be probably unfit for WWE to reinstate Cena and Lesnar, a two biggest draws in a company, WWE will have to get artistic when perplexing to collect adult a slack. And that’s where The Shield comes in.
The star-studded contingent is clearly set to join army once again, and it’s positively a right call.
It’s been some-more than 3 years given The Shield final worked together as a trio, though it’s protected to contend that they are a many successful fast WWE has had in a past 5 years or more. As a unit, The Shield was a tip 6 sell seller in 2014, and that success carried over to a singles careers of Rollins, Reigns and Ambrose, who were all top 5 particular sell sellers a following year and may have been final year as well.