News on Post-WrestleMania 29 Plans for Dolph Ziggler, A.J. and Langston

Sharon GlencrossContributor IApril 4, 2013

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So, Dolph Ziggler and Big E. Langston, accompanied by A.J. Lee, are headed for a showdown with Team Hell No at this week's WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view.

It's not the most heavily promoted match on the show by any means, but it should be something worth watching, particularly if the terrific recent singles bouts with Daniel Bryan and Ziggler are anything to go by.

But what are the plans for the trio during and after the event?

After all, Ziggler still has the (badly beaten up) Money in the Bank briefcase, and he's going to have to cash it in at some point. Will Langston and Ziggler possibly win the tag team titles? (Hey, Bryan and Kane have held the belts so long, a title change may be the best thing.)

In this week's (subscribers-only) Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer discusses future plans for the stable, noting that they are currently penciled in for a big push after the April 7 show.

"The word is the Ziggler, Langston and A.J. group is supposed to get a big push coming off the show. I don’t know if that means Ziggler & Langston get the tag titles, or that Ziggler gets the world title. A.J. could also get the Divas title."

Considering how far Ziggler and A.J.'s profile has fallen in recent times, this is surely good news for their fans.

With the big, fearsome Langston and pretty-but-conniving A.J. by his side, Ziggler is coming off as a genuine star for the first time in his career.

A.J. and Ziggler also come off as a believable couple, rather than awkward and/or wooden like most romantic pairings in wrestling do. They very well could be Edge and Lita for the PG era.

They're a great group, and it's a shame the company hasn't done more to capitalize on their chemistry. Hopefully, though, as Meltzer indicates, that's about to change.