As a heel, Morrison’s mic skills are exceptionally better. Like I stated in the last slide, his feud with CM Punk was gold. In my opinion, it added a certain allure to both men as future World Champions. The two years of teaming with The Miz featured a number of great tag matches and promos.
It also gave us the infamous, Dirt Sheet. It’s hard to argue against a heel John Morrison as an entertaining superstar.
On the other hand, the face John Morrison is a crowd pleaser. The innovation of his wrestling style and insane spots are great for a superstar as a face. The face John Morrison has given us Starship Pain, great matches, and numerous sub-par feuds.
Overall, I believe John Morrison focuses on different traits of a superstar as a heel or face.
The heel is the arrogant, funny, and entertaining superstar. The face is the innovative, exciting, silent superstar.
Rating: Heel (8), Face (7.5)
I think most would agree with me that while Punk as a face worked, Punk as a heel was even better. The best work Punk has put out was when he was a heel. In Ring of Honor, or any other promotion he was in, the gimmick he had of straight edge was one that many liked.
The idea of the gimmick was great, but when he acted as if he were better than you for every little thing, you wanted to hate him. He brought a version of that to WWE, and when he did, fans were immediately drawn to him.
Punk being a face will always be something fans like, but most fans want him to stay a heel because he shines far more in that light.