After years upon years of working his tail off, Dolph Ziggler has finally reached the pinnacle of his profession.
“The Showoff” is now the World Heavyweight champion for the first time in his career (sorry, but even he doesn’t count that first one), and he’s riding high as one of the new faces of the WWE’s main event picture.
Many fans think that Ziggler’s epic title win and subsequent reign have solidified him as a top guy and that he’ll be booked like the star that he is going forward. But as we have learned from history, Ziggler shouldn’t get too comfortable.
Although Ziggler is one of the WWE’s top talents, nothing is guaranteed for him—even now that he’s the World Heavyweight champion.
Ziggler still has a lot of work to do now that he’s holding one of the top two titles in all of pro wrestling, and it’s up to him to ensure that he puts in that work in order to keep his career on track.
Here are seven reasons why—despite just becoming World Heavyweight champion—Ziggler still has more work to do.