Are you sure that’s the right way to go? There are a lot of feuds and stories as we head into the Royal Rumble and that means there are a lot of things that need to be paid off once we get there. It is one of the most important shows of the year and as a result, there are a lot of things that need to be accomplished. This includes a Universal Title match and now it is going to be changed up a little bit.
One of the biggest matches and feuds coming into the Royal Rumble has been between Daniel Bryan and the Fiend. The two have been feuding for several months now with Bryan wanting to fight against the Fiend, even bringing back the YES Movement. However, Bryan has not been happy with the Fiend running away from a lot of chances to fight. Bryan has an idea though and it will be taking place at the Royal Rumble.
During the start of this week’s SmackDown, Bryan attacked the Fiend with the help of Kane, but the Fiend retreated into a hole in the ring. Later in the show, Bryan was furious about Fiend running away again and demanded to face the Fiend in a strap match at the Royal Rumble, meaning the two will be tied together at the wrist. The stipulation was made official later in the night.
I’d call it a decent proposal. Check out what set Bryan off and his challenge:
Opinion: Works for me. After the Fiend already defeated Bryan at the Survivor Series, there was little reason to do a regular match between the two again. The strap stipulation is something interesting and that is better than just having them do the same thing again. You have to add a little flavor to the rematch and they covered that well with this idea. Now have a good match.
Do you like the stipulation? How do you see the match going? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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