On Monday's episode of Raw, Triple H proposed an Unsanctioned Street Fight at WWE WrestleMania 33 against his long-time rival Seth Rollins.
For months, the company has teased a matchup between the two former world champions, but Rollins' knee injury put the bout in question. Now, Triple H has set the stage for a wild Unsanctioned Street Fight at the biggest show of the year.
Here are the best booking options for the battle between Triple H and Rollins leading up to and at WrestleMania 33.
Rollins and Triple H Come Face-to-Face
One of the reasons Triple H's promo Monday was so effective was because Rollins wasn't there to respond. Next week, the two men come face-to-face again as they sign the hold harmless contract for their WrestleMania matchup.
While keeping Rollins off television to sell the injury would have led to a bigger moment during his entrance at WrestleMania, next week's contract signing will be a huge opportunity for The Architect to verbally joust with Triple H.
Both men are fantastic promos, and they will be selling WrestleMania hard during the go-home episode of Raw. After what should be stellar promos in front of the Philadelphia audience, it will be time for The Authority to gang up on Rollins.
With a knee still injured in the storyline, Rollins will be an easy target for Triple H and Samoa Joe as they beat him down. Then, the music of Finn Balor should hit as he runs to the ring and makes the save for Rollins.
Adding Samoa Joe and Balor to the storyline would add intrigue to a bout that already has one of the most intriguing narratives on the card. It also puts two high-profile Superstars in a well-positioned match.
Move Over HBK vs. Triple H
The Unsanctioned Street Fight between Triple H and Shawn Michaels at SummerSlam 2002 is the perfect example of what this stipulation can do for a blood feud. Hopefully, Rollins and Triple H can get at least 20 minutes and the all-clear for crimson masks at WrestleMania.
Rollins is one of the best in-ring workers in the world, but he is still recovering from a legitimate knee injury. Triple H is a great in-ring storyteller and can work any style.
While a hardcore stipulation doesn't sound good while dealing with an injury, it keeps Rollins from having to do any of his high-flying offense. After watching Rollins for many years, though, there is no doubt he will pull out a crazy move or two.
During WrestleMania, Samoa Joe could get involved in the brawl thanks to no disqualifications and it would lead to a full entrance from The Demon. On the grandest stage of them all, WWE not finding a way to get Balor on the card would be foolish. Taking out Joe so Rollins can fight Triple H one-on-one is almost too perfect.
While it will be hard to top what Triple H and HBK achieved in 2002, Rollins and Triple H have arguably the best storyline in WWE this year. Add in Rollins' knee injury and his underdog status, and this could be the best Unsanctioned Street Fight in WWE history.
Rollins vs. Triple H should help save a poorly booked WrestleMania 33 card.
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