WWE: 'Old' Guys Like Undertaker and Triple H Are Still Gold

Jack WindhamAnalyst IJanuary 19, 2011


New is everywhere in WWE.

You look on Raw, and you see it all over the place. The biggest storyline on the brand involves CM Punk and his stable, which consists of newer guys like David Otunga, Michael McGillicutty and Husky Harris. The group also received a brand new member this week in Mason Ryan.

Look over at Smackdown, and you'll see plenty of new faces as well. Guys like Drew McIntyre, Cody Rhodes and Alberto Del Rio are being pegged as the future. The blue brand was also recently been given a boost with the arrival of Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel and Ezekiel Jackson.

These aren't guys that were in the WWE spotlight back in 2005.

The hype machine is in full gear. The WWE Universe has been praising the company for bringing in and elevating so many fresh faces. The term "youth movement" has been thrown around quite a bit.

However, don't believe the hype.

Older guys are still more valuable at this point.

The internet wrestling community has been awaiting the return of Triple H and Undertaker, both of whom are on the other side of 40. Edge and John Cena have been around the block. Plus, if someone like Shawn Michaels were to make a return today, he would be in one of the top Wrestlemania matches.

Hype the new guys all you want, but remember that the old guys are still the workhorse.


Jack Windham is the lead writer at WrestlingRevealed.com.