With WrestleMania 28 just two weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about the guest stars that could be part of this year’s broadcast and shows going forward.
Does WrestleMania Need Celebrities?
There are plenty of action heroes and superstar athletes that would be great for the ratings, but there are some special celebrities that bridge the gap between star and entertainer. That’s what the WWE needs.
All of the following guests would be amazing, so if WWE wants to use my ideas and give me credit, that would be fine. You’re welcome, Mr. McMahon.
As we have seen in the past, there may be no better person to have in your corner when getting into a match than RoboCop. Of all the life lessons Sting has taught me, the biggest is to have RoboCop on speed dial. Thanks Stinger.
While it seems comical to have a movie character come down to the ring, the WWE keeps marching the tooth fairy down to the ring every week and the more gullible half eats that up.
Have RoboCop face The Rock next WrestleMania—that would be gold.
The UFC’s biggest talker, Chael Sonnen, and the WWE’s Voice of the Voiceless, CM Punk, are a match made in heaven. While UFC should be staying away from anything that has a fixed ending, much of the audience is shared and it’s a wise business move.
Sonnen and Punk could work together, or their ability to talk trash but remain friends may be enough to get Chael Sonnen to be the bad guy and attack Punk. It would be wild no matter what direction the company took.
There is no question that Shaq was glorious last time out against Big Show, but the WWE needs to use him again this year to help get Cody Rhodes over with the mainstream fans.
Shaq is one of the funniest athletes around, and all this time off from the NBA has to have him as healthy as he has been in years. With that said, the WWE needs the former NBA star to slam Big Show like Hogan did Andre the Giant.
Chris Johnson (Titans)
The NFL doesn’t have a flashier star in their ranks than Tennessee Titans standout Chris Johnson and his gold teeth, so why not send him out to the ring with the king of swagger, Alberto del Rio?
With the help of Johnson, Del Rio Inc. could run rampant over the WWE led by the fastest man in the NFL. Having CJ2K punch Del Rio’s foe and run away would be an amazing move by the WWE.
The funniest man in Major League Baseball and a master of 1000 impressions would be the perfect verbal sparring partner for someone like The Miz. Just imagine that WrestleMania faceoff.
I would pay money to see Tony Plush interviewing stars in the backstage area of WWE. If it turns out well, after his career in baseball is over he has a job for Vinny Mac as the new Mean Gene Okerlund.
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