They would know already. WWE is less than two days away from seeing SmackDown move over to FOX in their biggest opportunity in decades, if not all time. The move will open them up to a huge audience with a major network behind them. That major network is going to have a lot of influence, and they may have already let us know what they will be using that influence to do.
The WWE on FOX YouTube channel has released a new ad for the show, focusing on a group of wrestlers being billed as future stars of the show. While not confirmed in advance of next week’s WWE Draft, these names would seem likely to be heading to SmackDown full time. The names are Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman, Becky Lynch, Bray Wyatt and Roman Reigns. Alexa Bliss hosts the video but does not refer to herself as a SmackDown star.
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Opinion: Those names all make sense as it is clear that SmackDown is going to be the new A show. I know that has been said more than once before, but in this case it is all that really makes sense. There are going to be a lot of top level stars around there, though it does make me wonder what is going to be left for Monday Night Raw. With so many names over on the blue show, Monday Night Raw is going to be left in a very interesting place, and that might not be a good thing.
Who do you expect to be on Monday Night Raw? Which of these names will be the most successful on SmackDown? 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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