One of the biggest rumored names to appear at WWE Summerslam is “The Icon” Sting. At one point, him being included in a match seemed set in stone but those plans ended up canceled. However, Sting may still appear for WWE at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, just not at SummerSlam.
According to Sports-Kings, Sting may be the huge surprise on Monday Night RAW tomorrow. He is still in town, and WWE might be looking to utilize the legendary last solider from WCW. But his return would not simply be a one-night surprise appearance, rather a buildup to a match.
Originally, Sting was reportedly set to team with Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose to face the Wyatt Family. Having both Sting and The Undertaker on the same show was expected to lure more WWE Network subscribers and deliver one of the most star-studded and memorable shows in recent memory.
However, reports in the coming weeks suggested that WWE believed they had enough star power on the SummerSlam card, therefore not needing Sting to be in action. Yet, Sting could still be used for the same role but on a show that needs more a selling point.
The following pay-per-view, Night of Champions will most likely lack the star power of a SummerSlam. Considering the fact that superstars like The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar alongside celebrities Stephen Amell and Jon Stewart will be at SummerSlam, it’d be tough for any show to match those names.
But Sting could play the role of the calvarly for Reigns and Ambrose as they attempt to fend off the the Wyatt Family. If Reigns and Ambrose do introduce Sting, Bray Wyatt may introduce a third member of the family. Erick Rowan, the original member may be cleared from injury by then. Bo Dallas and Adam Rose have also been rumored as possible members of the Wyatt Family. A possibility that was examined by Ringside News.
If Sting does not turn out to be the big surprise, there are other possibilities for what it may be. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson could return tomorrow night to confront Triple H, much like he did earlier this year at Wrestlemania 31.
The confrontation could be the latest seed planted for their rumored match at Wrestlemania 32 as WWE tries to fill the 100,000 seat AT&T stadium.
For now, we SummerSlam to look forward to. It begins at 7 p.m. on the WWE Network.
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