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Booking The Shield Triple Threat At WrestleMania 33

So I saw an idea of how to kickstart a Roman face turn recently, and I liked the premise of where it starts. I also laughed at the notion of a Roman Reigns face turn.
So basically their idea was to turn Ambrose heel before Money in the Bank. The idea being that a heel Ambrose could help turn Reigns face if executed correctly. I agree slightly, but I want to book long-term for something bigger and meaningful. Faces and heels don't exist in WWE anymore, that's clear as day, but you can still trigger reactions. Build to Money in the BankSo a few weeks before Money in the Bank, Ambrose gets put into a qualifying match in place of Sami Zayn against Jericho after Zayn is attacked. The heat is on Owens (who is seen near Zayn being loaded into an ambulance), because why wouldn't it be Owens who attacks Zayn? Owens is adamant that it wasn't him. Ambrose beats Jericho and is in the MITB match.
Also, a returned Seth Rollins is now a face (because that's just how it works for Cr…

WrestleMania 32 Review

WrestleMania 32 has come, and gone. I’m certain that many walked away feeling as though they saw some great things, as well as some stupid things. Probably leaning more towards the latter, but we will discuss that as we go along.
Ignoring the pre-show, we will discuss the very first match of the main show. We kicked off with the 7-man ladder match for Kevin Owens’ Intercontinental Championship vs. Sami Zayn, Stardust, The Miz, Zack Ryder, Dolph Ziggler, and Sin Cara. It was a match filled with spots, but each one executed perfectly. Every single spot was timed and performed to tell a greater story. There were multiple falls off of the ladders. We saw Ryder & Ziggler get crotched and guillotined respectively. We saw Sin Cara land on the ropes and springboard into a flipping senton onto the competition on the outside, as well as adjust mid-air to splash through Stardust who was prone on a ladder draped across the ring and barricade. Then we saw the two falls most important to the s…