The landscape of the WWE has changed pretty significantly over the last few weeks. Jump back to the Extreme Rules pay-per-view, and we can see a very different main event scene to the one we have in front of us right now.
Daniel Bryan had just successfully defended his WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Kane, and he looked set for a very lengthy reign as champion. And The Shield—with Seth Rollins very much in the picture—defeated Evolution for the first time (with a further win to follow at Payback).
However, by the time Payback had passed, the situation with both Bryan and The Shield had flipped on its head. Bryan faces the very real prospect of not being fit enough to defend his title at Money in the Bank, and Rollins is perched on the other side of the fence.
Rollins is now a fully-fledged heel after turning his back on Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose, and the future surely has big things in store for the former NXT champion.
With both Bryan and Rollins at the peak of their powers—or at least Bryan will be when he returns from injury—there is a window of opportunity that could create an absolutely mesmerizing rivalry.
Bryan is without a serious challenger for his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, that much is evident. Kane is doing a good enough job of putting the champion over, but there is only so much he can do in order to create an exciting feud for the title.
It would be fantastic to see Rollins be a potential candidate for Bryan's WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the near future, as it would put together two of the most exciting men on the roster.
They are both more than willing to put their bodies on the line in order to entertain, as Bryan's neck injury shows. Over the last couple of pay-per-views, Rollins has been the guy who has stole the show with some incredible spots.
It would be amazing if it turned out that Rollins had been lured over to Evolution because he had the promise of being fast-tracked into the championship picture. We would almost have a flashback to the Attitude Era, when The Rock turned heel in order to become the Corporation's own champion.
Daniel Bryan's title reign has been a little limp so far, which is down to a number of factors. Giving him a fresh, exciting challenger in Seth Rollins would be unbelievable—and would make for some great TV.
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