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WWE and AEW Title Changes We Want to See in Coming Weeks

Donald WoodOctober 4, 2022

CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 26: Jon Moxley celebrates after winning his match during the AEW Dynamite - Beach Break taping on January 26, 2022, at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH. (Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The temperatures may be cooling down, but the action over the next month in All Elite Wrestling and WWE should be heating up, with major championships likely to change hands.

Some of the top titles will be on the line at upcoming pay-per-views, and fans are ready to see new performers at the top of their respective divisions.

Here are the championships that fans want to see change hands soon.


AEW World Championship

Whether or not you agree with Jon Moxley beating Bryan Danielson for the AEW World Championship, Moxley has been the face of the company since he arrived and remains its most consistent performer.

With that said, he was scheduled to take time off from wrestling and be with his wife and their child, but the backstage mess sparked by CM Punk's media briefing after All Out in September forced Moxley to carry the brand again.

Now that MJF is looming with his Casino ladder match poker chip, though, Mox should drop the title and be written off television for a well-deserved vacation.

The heel not only needs the title right now to capitalize on the excitement surrounding his return to AEW, but the company also needs him at the top of the card to make up for the void left by suspended stars like Punk, Kenny Omega and The Young Bucks.

The Full Gear PPV is approaching on November 19, and the show needs a main event. The Salt of the Earth should cash in his title shot for a match against Moxley, only to use underhanded tactics to steal the belt and put the former champion on the shelf.

AEW needs a shot in the arm, and MJF as champion is exactly what fans want right now.


WWE SmackDown Women's Championship

At Extreme Rules, Liv Morgan will defend her SmackDown Women's Championship against Ronda Rousey.

While the titleholder remains popular with fans, it’s time for a heel Rousey to take over as the top Superstar on the blue brand.

Roman Reigns may be dominating the men’s division like few others in history, but The Baddest Woman on the Planet is a bigger mainstream star. Between starring in movies and her run as a top draw in UFC, she has the fame WWE needs for SmackDown on Fox.

Morgan deserves credit for her underdog run as champion, but Rousey as a heel is exactly what the company should have booked before.

Now, WWE Creative has the chance to right those wrongs and create a memorable moment in Philadelphia by letting the 35-year-old dominate the titleholder and walk out with the belt.

With everyone chasing Rousey on Friday nights, the show will become must-watch TV again, especially if the former MMA star fully unleashes her heel persona on the WWE Universe.

Add in the possibility of a Rousey-led stable, and SmackDown is about to get very interesting.


NXT Women's Championship

Mandy Rose has become one of the most dominant champions in NXT history and completely rebuilt her character and in-ring reputation.

The 32-year-old deserves immense credit for the career overhaul she has undertaken in NXT.

With all of that said, though, Alba Fyre should beat her at Halloween Havoc on October 22 and win the NXT Women's Championship.

Rose has held the title for over 340 days, defeating every top name put in front of her along the way, but it’s time for a main roster call-up for Toxic Attraction.

Before Rose heads to Raw or SmackDown, she should put over Fyre at Halloween Havoc and cement the regime change.

Fyre would be the perfect name to lead a women’s division that needs a top face.

There are several heel challengers waiting in the wings—Cora Jade, Tiffany Stratton and Blair Davenport—so booking a popular performer like Fyre to take the title would reinvigorate interest in the newly revamped NXT brand.


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