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- WWE officials have been focusing on WrestleMania XXX plans and reportedly have working plans for most of the top names including Triple H, John Cena, Ryback, Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton and The Undertaker, among a few others. While several months ago they wanted to do Steve Austin vs. Triple H for control of WWE with Austin representing Vince McMahon, it looks like that match will not be happening.

Word is that WWE officials are looking at The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar, Ryback vs. Goldberg if that works out, Cody Rhodes vs. Dustin Rhodes and CM Punk vs. Randy Orton.

Regarding Orton vs. Punk, Punk at one point was going to win the Royal Rumble and challenge for the title shot but there was talk of having the winner be whoever challenges for the World Title instead. As noted, there has also been talk of doing a champion vs. champion match for the main event.

Source: F4Wonline.com

  • Jeff Pryce

    Your card just won the internet and my respect, brother. lol

  • Jeff Pryce

    Punk and Bryan by all rights should headline the event. The mood would be great and the fans at the show would be very much into it. It could be one of the greatest main events of all time.

  • Jeff Pryce

    Been there, done that. Punk vs Taker was done. Time to move on.

  • Jeff Pryce

    “HHH v. Punk?”
    Three words:
    NO!
    NO!
    NO!

  • MrDr3w

    Daniel Bryan is out of the main event because he’s too small, and has little to no personality or charisma. Look at the past greats; Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena. Now, given that these guys were never spectacular wrestlers, these guys became top draws through their larger than life presences and their performances inside, as well as outside the ring. In-ring ability aside, Daniel Bryan does not have what these past legends had. He’s a WRESTLER, not a PERFORMER Basically, the guy is Wonder Bread.

  • kamalas leg

    The streak is just as big as both the top titles. Defeating the Undertaker at wrestlemania would do more for anyone’s legacy than winning any championship.

  • kamalas leg

    Like I said, its rare.

  • Trevor Donovan Allen

    Why would Punk choose the Streak vs a Title Match?!

  • Trevor Donovan Allen

    My WM Card

    WWE Championship
    CM Punk vs Randy Orton(c)

    World Heavyweight Championship
    John Cena(c) vs Damien Sandow

    Fight for Control of WWE
    Daniel Bryan w/ Vince McMahon vs HHH w/ Stephanie McMahon

    Streak Match
    Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar w/Paul Heyman

    Ryback vs Goldberg (wishful thinking) Maybe due to current storylines Brock fits better here.

    Divas Championship Lumberjill match(with diva legends)
    AJ Lee(c) vs Natalya

    4-Way Tag Team Championship Ladder Match
    Shield vs Usos vs Real Americans vs Rhodes Brothers(c)

    Intercontinental Championship Fatal Four Way
    Big E Langston(c) vs The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler vs Curtis Axel

    United States Championship
    Rey Mysterio vs Dean Ambrose(c)

  • Trevor Donovan Allen

    Well in all fairness, both Edge and Trish Retired with a win and the title.

  • andrew

    This is all wrong. its injustice and it needs to be stopped!
    Cena v. Taker
    HHH v. Punk
    HBK v. Bryan
    Ryback v. Goldberg
    Lesnar v. Orton
    and they should bring back the money in the bank ladder match

  • Mike Wells

    Champion vs Champion would be better. I’d even have it WrestleMania X style, with the WWE Champion vs Royal Rumble winner and the World Heavyweight Champion vs Elimination Chamber winner, with two winners fighting in the main event.

    Punk (RR) vs Orton (WWEC)
    Bryan (EC) vs Cena (WHC)
    Punk vs Bryan (Undisputed Champion)

  • Daniel Schein

    The thing is you can still have the matches WWE officials desire with Cena and company because they are so established that they don’t need the belts for their matches to mean something, while CM/Bryan for the WWE Title would mean everything. I would book Cena and Orton in the rumored match for control of WWE spot that’s being talked about….I mean control of the entire company would seem just as important as the belt IMO. So I go with John Cena and Hulk Hogan or Stone Cold or even The Rock (whoever is available) W/ Vince vs Triple H and Randy Orton w/Stephanie. I do the CM Punk vs Orton feud from TLC through Elimination Chamber with Punk getting the gold at The Rumble. To add insult to injury even with several Authority friendly wrestlers trying to prevent it Daniel Bryan wins the Rumble Match (eliminating late entry Randy Orton last) leading to the main event Triple H feared most……Tying Cena and his partner into this scenario is easy with them somehow blocking Triple H from screwing over Punk and or Bryan. Hell while I do think Bryan and Punk should close the show they don’t even have to do that if they don’t want to. W/ rumors of Ryback vs Goldberg or Big Show and Taker vs Lesnar the big dude’s are well represented. Punk/Bryan could be the Steamboat/Savage match for the current generation. As for the World Title I’d have Cena drop it in the Elimination Chamber match and I see several possibilities there for Mania. So here is a realistic card for Mania that I think will please most people

    WWE Heavyweight Title CM Punk vs Daniel Bryan

    Control of WWE on The Line
    John Cena and Hulk Hogan?W/ Vince vs Triple H and Orton w/Stephanie

    Undertaker vs Brock Lesnar w/ Paul Heyman

    World Heavyweight Title Ryback vs Sheamus……WWE definitely has to do Ryback vs Goldberg if a deal can be made. The fans have essentially done the booking themselves after all. Assuming that doesn’t materialize though WWE desperately needs to pull the trigger on Ryback’s push and stop the bleeding with his constant big match losses. A victory over Goldberg would also go a long way in that regard. My backup would be Sheamus vs Damien Sandow as they worked great together earlier in the year and I think Sandow is a great heel who can take the ball from Del Rio for a stretch.

    Alberto Del Rio vs Rey Mysterio- The two have history although strangely enough have never worked a one on one ppv match. Seeds can be planted with Del Rio perhaps being eliminated from the Rumble by Mysterio or perhaps The Chamber match. The battle to determine who is Mexico’s greatest.

    WWE Tag Team Titles 4 way TLC Match The Usos vs Real Americans vs RVD and Kofi Kingston vs Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns- If Triple H is serious about continuing the push of Tag Teams in WWE then this match makes a whole lot of sense. Usos have had some classics with Shield and these 8 men could eclipse the classic TLC of Mania past. AS for RVD and Kingston I’m not big on throw together Teams but being a realistic card certain names are going to be on the show, plus RVD may be the big name needed to get it on the card. Kofi along with Dolph and Ryback is standing still right now and I would use this as a springboard for a heel turn and feud with RVD who can help elevate him before he goes on another hiatus.

    6 Man Tag Match Wyatt Family vs Big Show, Y2J, and Christian- This can factor into The Devil Made Me Do it Triple H connection with Show as well. Y2J could also have an interesting singles feud with Bray.

    U.S. Title Dolph Ziggler vs Dean Ambrose- With Dean really establishing his solo personality by this point…..although I wouldn’t split Shield until sometime after Wrestlemania. Dolph also deserves a chance to shine in a solo Mania match

    IC Title Big E. Langston vs Wade Barrett or Damien Sandow- I’d prefer one of these two in this spot over Curtis Axel…..not that I hate him or his work I just think they deserve the spot more. Obviously this is dependent on my World Title booking.

    Divas match- IDK that they have a possible current program that is worthy of the card beyond Natalya/AJ both of who would deserve a Mania spot. With Total Divas it’s a safe bet we’ll have a Ladies match of some kind.

    Pre Show Mark Henry vs Kane- Two bigger names not needed on this card and figuring into the Authority storyline.

  • ddfindl

    I don’t believe they will AND I don’t want them to. It isn’t necessary.

  • kamalas leg

    You don’t think he will or you don’t want him too? In my personal opinion, I think he will. Its rare for someone to retire or go out with with a win. The only option would be for him to lose his last match at mania. But again, they built up the streak so much that expectations will never be met, regardless of who ends it.

  • ddfindl

    Interesting, but I don’t think Taker will ever lose at WrestleMania; that’s just my personal belief.

  • kamalas leg

    Of course none of that would happen. Just wishful thinking. The only reason I said punk vs taker again is for punk to end the streak. Wins the rumble, doesntvchoose a title to compete for, instead chooses the streak. Build up for the match would be Punk (as a face) saying “I say I’m the best in the world and I wanna see if I really am the best in the world” Taker (using the “I respect you, but I’m still gonna hurt you” approach by saying “the person who ends my streak would have to be the best in the world. It would take more than being the best in the world to make me rest….. in…… peace.

    The streak should end with help from those that he beat along the way returning in the match. Say if Snuka, Jake, Sid, Nash, Kane, Mark Henry, Triple HHH, HBK, Flair, Big Show, Tensai, Batista, Edge all interfered. CM Punk helps fight them off, they clear the ring together. Then punk huts gts outta nowhere for the 1,2,3. The druids cary taker away with takers music playing, lightning, flames, the smoke fills the arena. You get the ominous filling that something big has happened. The screen shows a 21-1 with takers symbol. Rest in peace is heard from takers voice symbolizing the end.

  • ddfindl

    Hmmm… Orton vs. Cena is a possibility, but SCSA, HBK, and Shane McMahon look doubtful of ever wresting again, plus CM Punk already challenged Taker at WrestleMania last year… oh, and I doubt they’ll have a MITB match considering it has its own ppv now, but it would be cool.

  • kamalas leg

    Here’s the biggest issues:
    wrestlemania has grown to such a huge entity and world spectacle that wwe will make huge money regardless of the card. They could have Barry Horowitz vs Bastian Booger as the main event and still sell out within hours.
    Its seems the past years have been focused on guys that either made it years ago and resurfaced or guys that are already top guys. They’re missing those big moments from undercard guys that catapult them to the next level. ( remember how big mitb used to be at mania?)
    The undertakers streak has grown so big as well that it also grown into its own identity. Someone deserving of a big push should have that spot. Not a part time guy or a guy that’s already over. What better way to cement someones legacy then facing taker @ mania? Win or lies, it would still elevate them.
    Plus, its rare that there’s a mania match that hasn’t been shown on a ppv previously in the same year. How many wanna see Orton vs CM Punk? I wanna see fresh rivalry’s, guys that have contrast in style and see a once in a lifetime “dream match.”
    So, if I was lead booker, I would present a card like this:

    (Unification to be wwe universe champion) (wwe champ) R. Orton vs (world champ) J. Cena
    (War Games, for Control of wwe) (team HHH) HHH, Kane, The Shield (with Stephanie) vs Stone Cold, Big Show, HBK, The Rock and Shane McMahon (with Vince and Linda)
    (Streak) The Undertaker vs CM Punk (rumble winner, chooses streak)
    Legends Battle Royal (20 legends) Hulk Hogan wins
    (Paul Heyman in neutral corner) Ryback vs Brock Lesnar
    (MITB) Daniel Bryan vs Dolph Ziggler vs Curtis Axel vs Alberto Del Rio
    Cody Rhodes vs Goldust
    (Mask vs Mask) Sin Cara vs Rey Mysterio
    Unification for wwe international title) (ic champ) The Miz vs (us champ) Wade Barett
    (Divas) Battle Royal (20 past and present) Sable wins
    (wwe tag) (elimination) the usos vs Cesaro/Swagger vs Los Matadores vs Kofi/R truth
    National Anthem: Madison Rising
    pre show Battle Royal: (40 of the remaining guys)

    Thoughts?

  • Eric

    This is why Wrestlemania has failed to deliver over the past few years. WWE recycles the same feature guys over and over again in the main event matches. The fact that Bryan and Punk arent being considered for the main event is a testament to how they refuse to put over any new stars. They took Bryan out of the main storyline in place of Big Show (who is basically using Bryan’s catchphrase and popularity to give WWE a reason to keep him in this storyline) because they’re clearly afraid to bring anyone new in to be a star and that’s why the product is so watered down to this point. No one receives a bigger pop than Punk and Bryan and they’re pound for pound the best damn wrestlers they’ve got. It’s not even close. I don’t understand why they had Bryan keep getting screwed out of the title if you’re not gonna have him win it over the next few months or at Mania to make all of the b/s he’s gone through all the more worth watching when he does. Instead they completely throw him out of the storyline and throw him to the midcard once again with no intentions of bringing him into the main event scene. Even when WWE has it all set up in front of their face they find a way to mess it up

  • Elvis Dolinski

    I don’t think I could of said it better, and you broke it down so clearly, I like this program better

  • God of Entertainment

    Internet fans are still pushing for Daniel Bryan? The dude doesn’t sell cause he’s not that great and he’s too small. If he was better than maybe u would have a point. The title vs. title match is set and its the RIGHTFULLY 2 owners of the world and WWE belts. Orton vs. Cena, I do believe though that after they face each other that Punk should defeat whomever wins afterwards.

  • http://retrorevelations.blogspot.com/ Jesse Moak

    That would be amazing. But WWE is never going to let either guy main event WM, no matter how over they are, nor how much they deserve it. Do not be surprised if it isn’t Orton vs. Cena at WM.

  • ddfindl

    I still think it should be Punk vs. Bryan to unify the titles. The two of them have a friendly feud and work as a team of sorts, Punk or Bryan wins the rumble while the other wins the WWE title, someone gets “hurt” before the WHC ELC match and whoever isn’t already WWE champion enters the match and wins prompting the WHC to challenge the WWE champion…

    Cena loses at ELC, and instead of getting a rematch right away, he’s confronted by either Hogan or the Undertaker and wrestles them at WM30 instead and saves his rematch for later…

    After Big Show loses to Orton because of Kane or the Shield (or both), Big Show interferes in Orton’s match with his next opponent (probably Punk) and costs him the WWE championship with the Shield failing to secure Orton’s victory – this prompts a feud between HHH and Big Show that eventually leads to HHH getting annoyed with the Shield having the Wyatts attack the Shield and them turning face/tweener and eventually siding with the Big Show; HHH then sets up Corporate Kane vs. Big Show and the Wyatts vs. the Shield at WM30…

    HHH blames everyone but himself for having failed to consistently keep Orton as champion causing him to turn on his own allies; first the Shield (as mentioned earlier), then eventually Orton himself. HHH betrays Orton in a similar fashion as the way he betrayed him when they were in Evolution, only this time when HHH gives the signal to Kane to chokeslam Orton, Orton realizes what is happening and reverses it into a RKO – Orton vs. HHH pt. 32: electric boogaloo at WM30…

    - Goldbe…er, I mean Ryback vs. Bork Lazer in a “Paul Heyman likes me better than you” match

    - Cody vs. Dustin in a “You’re the weakest link and you cost us the WWE tag-team title” match

    - Tamina Snuka vs. AJ Lee in a “The big bad bodyguard gets sick of defending her client” Divas title match

    - Sheamus vs, Alberto Del Rio in a “We both have nothing better to do, so we might as well fight each other” match

    - Ziggler vs. Jericho in a “I’d rather be in the main event but hey, it’s Chris Jericho!” match

    The rest, idk.

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