WWE has quite a few choices at The Biggest Party Of The Summer, but the WWE Championship seems to be one of the most interesting parts of the overall picture. Jinder Mahal hasn’t been as successful as WWE would have liked. Apparently business in India wasn’t as booming under his championship run as they would have thought. But with SummerSlam approaching WWE has the opportunity to mix things up.
In the latest issue of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter it is noted WWE might decide to have Jinder drop the title to Shinsuke Nakamura. Since WWE likes having heel champions it is speculated this would be the opportune moment to have Baron Corbin run down and cash in his Money In The Bank Briefcase.
Having Corbin steal the title from Nakamura just as soon as he won it would not only set up a longer rivalry for The Lone Wolf and The King Of Strong Style but it would also get the title off of Jinder.
Mahal played his part well but since pro wrestling is ultimately a business and WWE hasn’t seen the benefit to Jinder’s WWE Title run yet they might decide to put the belt on another heel they don’t have to try and book as a babyface in India.
It’s been a busy week full of news. If you’d like to catch up on some of the top stories from this week, check out some of the links below:
- SPOILER: Is Brock Lesnar really leaving WWE after SummerSlam?
- Matt Hardy says the “Awakening and Enlightenment has begun,” big things could be on the way
- Is Jon Jones looking for a big WWE payday with Brock Lesnar feud?
- (Updated) Championship contender for SummerSlam possibly injured on Raw
- Austin Aries’ hilarious reaction to Shinsuke Nakamura’s WWE Title shot at SummerSlam
- WATCH: Matt Hardy says “it’s happening” and makes huge Broken reference
- JBL confirmed story about Enzo Amore’s backstage heat on Bring It To The Table, says he won’t last long
- John Cena lands lead role in Transformers spin-off “Bumblebee” movie
- WATCH: Chris Jericho in heated F-Bomb altercation in New York City
- Bram lost his cool during an indie match and destroyed Ravie Davie’s face
- A stripper writes about her experience with a “high” and “stuck up” Enzo Amore
- Why was Edge & Christian’s WWE Network show canceled, more cuts on the way?