by Amish Patel - August 02, 2010
Okay, I just got done watching Raw and I was extremely impressed. Now a portion of this may be due to last weeks lack luster show but never the less, this was a much more well thought out and executed show. So rather than do an entire review, I’ll simply say that from top to bottom this weeks edition was much better than last, including a very good main event.
Now onto the two open spots on team WWE at SummerSlam, for so many reasons I believe this to be a great thing for the upcoming shows and the suspense it brings. With two open spots, there a number of potential suitors who could fill these openings so lets take a look at some of the possibilities.
The Undertaker: there have been a lot of rumors going around about the deadman returning at SummerSlam. Had Rey Mysterio not been “named” by Kane on Smackdown as his assailant, this would have been a perfect opportunity for the Nexus to be named as the attackers of Taker and give him a perfect forum for a return. But with him being tied up in a storyline on Smackdown the odds of the phenom being one of the two new members on team WWE don’t seem all that high.
Probability he’s a team WWE member: Unlikely
Shawn Michaels: Ok, while I think this makes no sense, Michaels name will inevitably be brought up. While you could argue that he would want to help “save” the WWE as they are saying it, there has been no build up and if and when Shawn does return, this doesn’t seem like the stage for Mr. WrestleMania.
Probability: Almost impossible (You know in WWE you can never say never) Never.
Triple H: According to some reports Hunter recently had another surgery WWE did not want publicized, that brings into question his availability for the upcoming event. However, with all the mentions of his name on Raw this week, I highly believe that, even if it is in a limited capacity, for the need of some name recognition and star power, we’re likely to be hearing time to play the game sooner rather than later.
Possiblity: Very likely
Evan Bourne: I’m throwing this one out there simply because he made sense to be apart of team Cena in the first place. He is a talented wrestler on the rise and with Cena being the reason behind his push, it makes all the sense to have him apart of this roster. With a load of talent and momentum he hasn’t seen before, one way or another Evan Bourne needs to be a part of the show and this match could be the place.
Possibility: Very possible
Shane McMahon: not exactly at the top of most peoples lists but Shane O Mac always deserves a mention. At last check Shane was gone from all aspects of WWE and despite having a few more years behind him, he always has his best performances when they count the most and is always good for at least one Holy S**T moment. A long shot at best but throw my name on the list of people who want to see Shane on this ppv.
Possibility: Extremely unlikely
Vince McMahon: now heres the wildcard, I don’t remember exactly how much or if Vince and Bret resolved their issues post WrestleMania on camera, so it’s hard to say if teaming them together would work, but enough time has passed storyline wise for it to be viable. Him having been beaten down by nexus several weeks ago it would make sense for Vinnie Mac to come back with a vengance against the group that put him out of action.
Possibility: very likely
If you have any more thoughts or ideas lets hear em but if you have to ask me, it’s gonna come down to Triple H and either Evan Bourne or Vince McMahon. If I was forced to pick one way or the other I’ ll go with Vince. Evan Bourne is the safer choice but for storyline purposes it makes sense that Vince will join Triple H as the final two members of team WWE. Your thoughts….
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