WWE Superstar Seth Rollins finds himself on the brink of capturing the coveted WWE World Heavyweight Championship. However, recent developments have sparked speculation about possible reservations within the company regarding Rollins claiming the title.
This uncertainty stems from Rollins' involvement in a new Marvel movie, raising concerns about his commitment to the championship. Nevertheless, the situation may not be as problematic as initially believed.
Seth Rollins Dominates Tournament, Solidifies Contender Status
Rollins secured his spot in the tournament's final to crown a new world champion by triumphing in a thrilling triple-threat match against Damian Priest and Shinsuke Nakamura.
He followed up this victory with another impressive win over Finn Balor on the May 8th edition of Raw, solidifying his status as a top contender. Scheduled to face AJ Styles for the championship at Night of Champions on May 27th in Saudi Arabia, Rollins is currently juggling his wrestling obligations with an exciting venture outside the ring.
The WWE star was recently spotted on the set of Marvel's highly anticipated movie, "Captain America: New World Order," where he has reportedly joined the cast as part of the criminal Serpent Society. This engagement resulted in Rollins' appearance on the May 15th episode of Raw being pre-recorded.
Initial reports from WRKD Wrestling indicated that WWE officials might have reservations about Rollins becoming the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion due to his budding acting career. However, subsequent updates from the same source clarified that any hesitancy on WWE's part is not immediate but pertains to the future, should Rollins and his wife, Becky Lynch, further pursue Hollywood opportunities.
The company is generally supportive of Rollins exploring avenues beyond professional wrestling. It is worth noting that Rollins has a track record of being associated with groundbreaking moments in WWE history. He became the first-ever NXT Champion, showcasing his immense talent and potential early in his career.
Additionally, Rollins was part of the inaugural Universal Championship match in 2016, where he narrowly missed out on claiming the title against Finn Balor. As the anticipation builds for Night of Champions, fans eagerly await the clash between Rollins and Styles, curious to see how Rollins' outside commitments may impact his championship aspirations.
Regardless of the outcome, Seth Rollins continues to be a compelling figure in WWE, leaving an indelible mark on the industry with his in-ring prowess and ventures beyond the squared circle.