Seth Rollins, now known as the Monday Night Messiah, has now become one of the biggest heel in all of WWE. After spending 2019 as a babyface, as well as winning the Royal Rumble and the Universal Championship from Brock Lesnar at both WrestleMania and SummerSlam.
Despite a very successful 2019, fans started turning on him as the year progressed. Especially, during his feud with “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt. Now, after turning on Kevin Owens, Rollins is now a heel again for the first time in three years. In addition, Rollins is not a leader of a faction with his disciples, Buddy Murphy and AOP.
Just a couple of weeks ago, Murphy made the decision to join Rollins after giving Big Show a low-blow and assisting Rollins and AOP in defeating Show, Kevin Owens, and Samoa Joe.
In an interview with the Houston Chronicle, Rollins explained why Murphy is now a member of the faction.
“I’ve had my eye on Buddy Murphy for a long time. He’s a guy who has kind of been under the radar, so to speak, as far as major storylines are concerned, but someone who’s very deserving. And now in our business it is all about creating fresh stars and new stars and our fans are always clamoring for the next big thing. And Buddy Murphy is someone who might have been in the right place at the right time this week, but someone I’ve had my eye on for quite some time.”
Rollins added that he really noticed Murphy when he won the Cruiserweight Championship at the Melbourne, Australia Super Show-Down event. He also stated that Murphy has all the tools, and is in great shape.
Since Triple H mentored him during his career, Rollins stated that he wants to now put that hat on and mentor Buddy Murphy and AOP. Seemingly, it is already working well, and Rollins as Murphy won the Raw Tag Team Championships this week by defeating the Viking Experience.
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