Report: Huge Change in Plans Proposed for WrestleMania 29

Imaan JalaliFeatured ColumnistDecember 5, 2012

Mock image:; logo and likenesses: WWE
Mock image:; logo and likenesses: WWE

For the last several months, we've been under the impression that WrestleMania 29 will be headlined by a rematch from WrestleMania 28: The Rock vs. John Cena (source: via

However, as slight of a chance it is, the "Once in a Lifetime" tagline may not be dashed after all.

A WWE creative team member is pitching the idea of shaking up not only WrestleMania 29, but the road it starts on (Royal Rumble 2013), according to via

Someone in WWE creative this week suggested the idea of having Brock Lesnar run in and cost The Rock the WWE title at Royal Rumble, leading to Rock vs. Brock at WrestleMania 29. The chances of this happening are likely very slim since Rock has been pretty much promised the belt.

It's important to note that, while a major deviation in plans is not necessarily expected, the individual who proposed the changes may have significant clout in the company.

Not to mention, in any business environment, successfully carried out propositions begin with just one planted seed.

Suffice it to say, if these changes do come to fruition, Triple H and John Cena would have to settle for different opponents.

In Triple H's case, the planned rematch with Lesnar would have to wait, opening the door for another strong heel to step in (source: via

Options could include anyone from a newly-turned Randy Orton to a returning Mark Henry or an impressive prospect like Antonio Cesaro.

Cena, on the other hand, would be best served either partaking in a fan-favorite bout with another top babyface or revisiting his feud with Dolph Ziggler.

Lastly, if CM Punk were to retain his WWE title at the Royal Rumble, there would be no better scenario than to put his championship on the line against Undertaker's streak at WrestleMania.

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