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When did WWE make the decision to make Seth Rollins WWE World Heavyweight champion?

WWE made the decision to put the WWE World Heavyweight Championship on Seth Rollins several days before Wrestlemania.

Dave Meltzer notes that it was made on the Wednesday before WrestleMania 31.

He also reports that none of the main event competitors were informed until Wrestlemania was underway. The plan going into Mania, as far as they knew, was that Reigns was getting the belt.

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