TNA: Six Guys Who Should Have Been World Champions by Now
Lockdown got me thinking.
Ater Matt Morgan won his match against Hernandez he signaled a belt around his waist. I then thought, Morgan has never been a singles champion in TNA and he's been with the company since 2007.
I thought Morgan was over due for a World title and should have at least held the belt once.
Then I started listing people in my head. Who should've been TNA World Champion by now?
That got me thinking even more. I came up with six people who should've been world champion at least once by now.
Here's my list.
As I said earlier, Morgan has been in TNA since 2007.
He only started getting World title shots late last year when Mr. Anderson was injured.
Morgan got his title shots in November and again in December, both times he was screwed out of the title.
Morgan is seven feet tall and can play the role of a face and/or heel. He has the look of a champion and the fans like him. At Lockdown there were signs that said, "Morgan for Champ" and Morgan signaled a belt around his waist.
Hopefully Morgan chases the world title again and eventually captures it. He definitely deserves a run a World Champion.
Christopher Daniels is a TNA original. He's been in TNA since its debut. He helped build the company from the ground up.
He never held the TNA World Title.
Daniels is great in the ring. He's a veteran and has the look of a champion. He can play a face or heel and put on a great show.
Daniels did leave TNA for a while and I'm sure he'll be champion in the future.
Hernandez was in TNA since 2003. He, like Morgan, never held a singles championship.
He spent most of his time in TNA competing in the tag team division with partner, Homicide as LAX.
Again, like Morgan, Hernandez received a World title shot but was screwed out of it by the Main Event Mafia.
Hernandez would keep trying to capture the belt but to no avail.
Hernandez was on top of his game in 2009 - 2010 when he was known as "Super Mex" and was a fan favorite.
Hernandez would temporarily leave TNA and go back to Mexico. When he returned, he was thrown into a feud and memories of his world title attempts faded away.
Hernandez deserves to be champion because he is a homegrown TNA talent and great in the ring for a man his size.
The things stopping him from getting the top tier title in TNA is his careless moves and when he left for Mexico. Hernandez was riding high in TNA and about to get his big break until he left.
Hernandez is good in the ring but does some careless moves like The Border Toss. People can get seriously injured from a move like that. If Hernandez gets a new finishing move a possible face turn, maybe he can be back on top of TNA.
The Pope was on top of TNA during Lockdown 2010.
He won an Eight Card Stud Tournament in February at Against All Odds and was the top face in TNA. He was, and is still, great on the mic and the fans loved him.
He was feuding with AJ Styles for the World title and after his loss at Lockdown, things went down hill for Pope.
Pope is great in the ring and on the mic. He has the look of a champion and is over with the crowd as a face.
He's only been in TNA since 2009, but was a top face within a year of his debut. TNA can be sitting on a potential gold mine with "The Pope" D'Angelo Dinero.
Another guy that helped build TNA from the ground up. Robert Roode, homegrown TNA talent, can definitely hang with top dogs in TNA.
He has the look, mic skills and in ring abilities to be a great World Champion.
The thing stopping Roode from his chance at a World title maybe the fact that he is one half of the best tag team in TNA. Beer Money.
If that team were to ever split, it'd be a sad day in TNA, but maybe Roode will finally get his World title chance.
Kazarian has been in TNA for a long time.
He was on the brink of winning the top title in TNA multiple times throughout 2007 - 2008.
Kazarian's nickname is, or was, "The Future" Frankie Kazarian. Kazarian is a World Champion waiting to happen.
He is decent on the mic but his in ring skills make up for it.
He is a great competitor and is currently the X Division Champion. I think it is time for Kazarian to be called up to the World title picture.
Kazarian's nickname is "The Future" and the future is now.