WrestleMania 30 Should Feature Triple H vs. Mr. McMahon with WWE on the Line

Justin LaBarFeatured ColumnistMay 27, 2013

Photo courtesy of WWE
Photo courtesy of WWE

WrestleMania 30 needs Vince McMahon versus Triple H in a match symbolizing a change in power dynamics.

A basic rule of the professional wrestling business―if you can make money off of something, do it.

Triple H will eventually take full control over WWE from McMahon, so why not make money off of it via pay-per-view?

Triple H being married to Stephanie McMahon and having legitimate executive power in the company was, at one point, information known only by the hardcore audience, but it has since become general knowledge. In the past two years, we've seen more of Triple H addressed in storylines as an authority figure than we have of McMahon.

It only makes sense for something as monumental as the inevitable power change to be played out via their characters in true professional wrestling style.

Forget ceremonies or press releases to celebrate the big executive changes between Vince McMahon and Paul Levesque. This ins't Apple. This is WWE. The most appropriate and entertaining ceremony would be the despicable Mr. McMahon against the degenerate Triple H in a bloody, dramatic brawl.

It doesn't take a business expert to see that Triple H is being groomed as the next Vince. If you put theses two in a match on the biggest stage, with power over the company on the line―even the most casual fans will understand what's going on.

The winner will be Triple H. Outcomes don't have to always be predicable but do have to be logical.

Give the people what they paid to see. 93,000 paid to be there live and see Hulk Hogan body slam Andre The Giant at WrestleMania III. Millions bought WrestleMania 23 on pay-per-view to see McMahon get his head shaven. People buy, whether they realize it or not, to see The Undertaker defend his streak and add another Wrestlemania win to the column.

If this match happens at WrestleMania 30, people will be paying and expecting to see what truly will be the end of an era.

People will also pay to see McMahon in a match. He still draws. A match with this kind of stipulation fits right in with the over-the-top promotion I'd imagine WWE would want when celebrating three decades of WrestleMania success.

If you want to create a WrestleMania moment, this match presents a great opportunity.

I relate it to when Shawn Michaels beat Ric Flair and retired “The Nature Boy” at WrestleMania 24. Just before hitting the sweet chin music, you could see Michaels say “I'm sorry and I love you.” At the same time, Flair is on his knees gesturing with his hands for Michaels to hit him. It wasn't about the physical pain that the kick in theory is meant to inflict. It was about hitting the final spot that signals the end of Flair's career.

That is the type of ending McMahon and his son-in-law need.

McMahon, with blood dripping down his face, has a cocky smirk. While continuing to smirk, McMahon slowly lifts up his middle finger in true Mr. McMahon character fashion. Triple H smirks back at him and gives him the DX crotch chop before hitting the final move. The referee counts it and the two immediately embrace.

By this point, you might be saying that McMahon isn't ready to hand over control just yet. I can certainly believe that Vince McMahon won't ever be completely out of the picture until he's passes away. He will always have some input or advice. That's just how he is.

However, I do believe that he likes to do things on his own terms. I think he would rather create the scenario for something as significant as handing off the top executive spot rather than letting failing health or death be the determining factors.

He could paint the picture he envisions on the grand stage that he built and make some money off of it at the same time.

That's the McMahon way of doing things.