As seen on this week’s RAW, Triple H made a shocking and completely unexpected return to the WWE after being defeated by the Roman Reigns for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 32. Just when it seemed as if he was back to get his revenge on Roman Reigns, boom! Pedigree to Seth Rollins and he christened Kevin Owens as our new Universal Champion. While the motive behind placing the world title on Kevin Owens is another debate, let us analyze the potential feud for Triple H.
It was planned to be Triple H vs Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 32, before Seth had an injury and had to sit out of Reigns. Cut to Summerslam, Balor wins the title and is expected to be billed the next top face on RAW. However, due to his unfortunate injury, he had to relinquish the title a night after his victory.
It is being said that Seth would be pushed as the face of the RAW brand, meaning that this would be the beginning of a face turn for Seth. Reigns and Seth were expected to be in the title picture for the foreseeable future, but WWE thought Reigns needs to build to look more credible and plans to continue his feud with Rusev. This comes on the heels of Reigns being named the PWI wrestler of the year. Finn Balor on the other hand is expected to enter into a feud against Kevin Owens after his return, so the title is to stay with Owens for a while.
Seth will soon be entering into a feud with Triple H, and this week’s RAW was the first of the face turn. His encounters with Triple H would be sporadic, just like it was with Triple H and Sting. According to Dave Meltzer, the feud is expected to come to a clash at WrestleMania 33 as of now, but if Finn Balor’s injury recovery is sooner than expected, we may see the match at the next big pay per view, Survivor Series or maybe the Royal Rumble as well.