WWE: The Top Five Next Big Things from FCW

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WWE: The Top Five Next Big Things from FCW

The last decade has been one of dominance for WWE.

The downside to this, for the wrestlers, has been a lack of alternative employment and bargaining power, without a WCW to provide a ship to jump to or from.

But what's also been detrimental for WWE (as even Vince McMahon or Triple H will no doubt confess) has been a lack of legitimate competition to keep WWE on their game, no pun intended.

With no rival company on their level, WWE have found themselves unable to buy ready-made talent. The independent circuit isn't what it used to be, and they let go of breeding grounds such as Memphis Championship Wrestling, the Heartland Wrestling Association and, of course, Ohio Valley Wrestling.

MCW is defunct, HWA maintain a working relationship with WWE but are not an official developmental territory, and OVW now serves TNA.

This leaves Florida Championship Wrestling as the only official farm league for WWE.

From the current roster, here are the top five standouts you can expect to be on your WWE television screens in the near future.

And the current FCW Heavyweight Champion (Mike Dalton) isn't one of them.

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