This year, perhaps the most popular WWE Superstar of the company’s most popular era, The Rock, has a chance to win the WWE Championship from CM Punk at the Royal Rumble.
Bringing back stars from the past is one of the best ways to capture the attention of fans, but something with this situation does not sit right. It’s one thing to have The Rock come back, but to have him possibly win the title?
Seeing old faces is one of the biggest draws of being a wrestling fan. It takes you back to a time when you were younger. But sometimes when an old face becomes a current one, the act wears thin.
The WWE capitalizing on the nostalgia for the “Attitude Era” is a great business decision, but there are plenty of ways the WWE can better use the former wrestlers of the era.