Many people make New Year’s Resolutions for themselves, but have you ever wanted to make one for someone else–or even an entire company?
WWE wrestling stars Sasha Bank (R) and Charlotte Flair (L) fight during a WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) women’s fight at the Olympic hall in Munich, southern Germany, on November 3, 2016. / AFP / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
Perhaps that’s just me, but I’m the one with the keyboard and ideas, so I’ve taken the liberties to carve out 10 things the WWE can improve upon in 2017. I’m not one of those fans that hate everything the promotion does, but there’s always room for advancement.
10. Turn John Cena Heel
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: John Cena enters the ring at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)
The time has finally come.
The WWE’s charity movement is strong and John Cena is transitioning away from a full-time presence with the promotion. If there ever was a time to turn him heel, it’s going to be over the next four to five months.
He’s been taken off the flagship show and Raw has survived. He’s been absent from Smackdown for weeks, and while the Blue Brand misses him, it has survived as well. Bringing Cena back in and turning him heel would electrify the WWE Universe and it would provide his babyface rival with a massive push.
9. Allow Dolph Ziggler to Finally Catch the Carrot
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: Dolph Ziggler and Alexander Rusev battle it out at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)
It’s been almost four years since Dolph Ziggler’s epic MITB cash in against Alberto Del Rio on Raw. That was the last time he held a title above the secondary tier. He’s been in a few solid programs, but overall he’s been denied major gold.
He has a shot at AJ Styles on December 27, but he probably won’t get it done. That’s understandable, but at some point in 2017, it would be nice to see Ziggler hold the gold one more time.
8. Put the Smackdown Tag-Team Titles On American Alpha
I like that American Alpha wasn’t rushed into a tag titles reign the way Finn Balor was with the Universal championship. However, AA’s suffering should come to an end sometime soon. They have the potential to be something of a cross between the British Bulldogs and The World’s Greatest Tag Team.
This should be the year they win what could be the first of many tag-team titles.
7. Send Enzo Amore to the Cruiserweight Division
One of the most gifted performers on the mic in today’s WWE is Enzo Amore, but he’s a little guy whose mat skills are a little lacking. Those underdeveloped mat skills are exposed when he’s in the ring with bigger guys.
I’d love to see Enzo moved to the cruiserweight division. He would look stronger and the division could use a strong persona like the Certified G. Big Cass is ready to go solo, so it’s about time they go their separate ways.
6. Put the Title on Bray Wyatt
John Cena, left, and Bray Wyatt, right, compete during Wrestlemania XXX at the Mercedes-Benz Super Dome in New Orleans on Sunday, April 6, 2014. (Jonathan Bachman/AP Images for WWE)
Most of the items on the resolution won’t be related to a specific Superstar, but this is one that focuses on one of the least decorated guys on the roster. Despite the fact that Bray Wyatt has solidified himself as one of the best villains in recent memory, he has never been a singles champion.
He only won his first belt of any kind a month ago when he and Randy Orton became the Smackdown Tag-Team champions.
This should be the year Wyatt becomes the WWE World Champion.
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