John Cena and Brock Lesnar will go to battle September 21 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Night of Champions will attempt to bring a better show than SummerSlam did, but that will be a tough act to follow. SummerSlam had everything a WWE fan would want: domination, excitement and a good Divas match.
New information on the main event of Night of Champions came out and not too many will be pleased with the result. Two options are currently being discussed as the conclusion for Lesnar and Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight championship.
The first idea being discussed is to have Lesnar retain over Cena due to outside interference from somebody, although who exactly that might be is uncertain. But Cena would then go on to feud against that person while Lesnar would then move on to other opponents, likely retaining the Title until WrestleMania 31 where he would probably drop it to Roman Reigns.
The second idea being discussed is for Cena to actually defeat Lesnar for the Title and then have Seth Rollins cash in the Money in the Bank briefcase. If Rollins were to win the Title, there’s no word on how long he might hold it or who he would eventually drop it to.
Both options are horrendous, if you want my opinion. First off, taking way the dominant force of Lesnar is a huge mistake. Outside interference by anybody cancels any push for the Beast Incarnate. Yes, Cena will go on to feud with him, but what point does that solve? Cena can feud with anybody, and it will be near the main event.
The whole point of Lesnar’s reign as the WWE World Heavyweight champion is to crush everybody until Roman Reigns is ready to carry the torch into the next era. By ruining that match, his squash of Cena at SummerSlam becomes irrelevant. Besides, Lesnar’s new contract states that he can be used whenever the WWE wants.
As for the second option, Rollins is not ready to be the WWE World Heavyweight champion. He isn’t green by any means, but there needs to be time in between Rollins’ cash-in and a lengthy title reign by Lesnar. Plus, if Cena won at Night of Champions that means Lesnar being the true “Beast” becomes a joke.
If the WWE wants to make the best move for business, Lesnar needs to win clean and in a dominant fashion. Imagine SummerSlam, but much worse. Cena can then take some time off to heal from nagging injuries while Lesnar carries the promotion. The supposed options being rumored are horrible. Then again, it isn’t a surprise WWE may ruin Lesnar already.
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