So that’s what happened. We are in a rapidly changing wrestling world with all kinds of things going on at the same time. While there are a lot of changes involving companies and television shows, some of the changes are also taking place right in front of your eyes on the camera. This includes a storyline that seems to have been changed in a big way and we might know why.

According to Tom Colohue on the Dropkick and DiSKussions podcast, the original plan for Roman Reigns was to have him face Daniel Bryan, which was changed to Erick Rowan in recent weeks. It is not entirely clear why the switch took place, but it is possibly either someone backstage in WWE being very high on Rowan or Bryan being allowed to have some time off as he does not wrestle a full time schedule and WWE wants to save some dates for later. In addition to this change, Luke Harper was also a surprise addition to the story as he was a last minute addition to Clash Of Champions.

Somehow we got to this. Check out where the story has gone:

Triple H rejoices with NXT crowd following live premiere: NXT Exclusive, Sept. 18, 2019

Opinion: I’m not sure what happened to change the end result, but maybe that is where we are still headed in the end. It would take quite the twist to get back there, but it wouldn’t be the worst way to go in the world. Rowan has gotten a lot out of this and Reigns has someone fresh to fight, but what about Bryan? I’m not sure where he goes next, but it should be interesting to find out.

Have you liked the story so far? Where do you see it 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, 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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