Randy Orton has been loyal to Bray Wyatt for a long time now, but this week Orton turned on Wyatt and then he burned down The Wyatt Family compound. While this was happening Bray Wyatt was visibly upset in the ring and it was hard not to feel bad for him.
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has been calling for a Bray Wyatt face turn for months now and in his latest blog he noted that Bray’s feud with Randy Orton gives creative the perfect opportunity to turn the current WWE Champion.
“Interesting conclusion to SD Live Tuesday night that created a memorable visual for sure. Not sure who the protagonist and the antagonist in this creative equation was supposed to be but Bray Wyatt seemed to come off as a somewhat sympathetic character after Orton’s heinous deed of arson. Based on what I have seen thus far, I’d book Orton as the villain and Bray as the character face but you likely already knew that. I simply feel that’s what the fans would prefer to see based on their reactions to both talents.”
One of the other big stories that people are talking about this week is The Broken Hardys and their departure from Impact Wrestling. Matt and Jeff Hardy are one of the most over acts in all of wrestling right now and everyone’s wondering what they’ll do next. Most fans feel that the brothers would be a perfect fit for WWE’s tag team division and Ross seems to agree.
“No idea what Matt and Jeff Hardy are going to do now that they are free agents but the smart money seems to be on a customized, WWE contact of some degree. I have a hard time believing that WWE isn’t aware of the success of the “Broken Hardy” creative concept and that they would be adverse to utilizing what has already been market researched and seems to be embraced by many fans especially those on social media, etc. Plus, if used strategically, the Hardy’s can help WWE invigorate their tag team scene which needs some help.”
It’s been an interesting week in the world of professional wrestling. The Broken Hardys, Drew Galloway and more parted ways with Impact Wrestling, Randy Orton finally turned on Bray Wyatt and the stars of Raw are getting ready for Fastlane. We’re running down all the big events and we’re also talking Fastlane predictions on this week’s episode of Still Real Radio. Check it out below and be sure to subscribe to the show on iTunes.