SK Exclusive: Current plans for TLC main event and possible changes
What's the story?
The Miz may become the latest victim of Vince McMahon's last minute creative changes, as the WWE is looking at changing the plan for the upcoming RAW exclusive TLC PPV, despite pencilling in the plan several weeks ago and even booking towards it on TV.
The current plan is for The Miz to main event the show in a TLC match for his Intercontinental Championship, in the absence of Brock Lesnar. This would be the first time in 25 years that the Intercontinental Championship headlines a PPV.
However, an alternative main event is now on the table that could lead to the reshuffling of the entire PPV.
In case you didn't know...
The Miz has been complaining on TV for several weeks about how Kurt Angle is under-utilising him and giving more opportunities to the likes of Roman Reigns, John Cena and especially his son, Jason Jordan.
The heart of the matter
The Miz's complaining is expected to build towards Angle finally throwing his hands up and booking The Miz into a multi-man TLC main event. This is why The Miz has been mentioning on TV that he should be in the main event.
Another major match on the card is set to feature Rollins and Ambrose defending against The Hardyz.
However, the latest pitch, which was made last Monday, could see The Miz dropping down to card to defend his Intercontinental Championship against Jeff Hardy, with the main event being changed to a No.1 contender's TLC match, where the winner would winner would face Brock Lesnar when he returns at the Royal Rumble.
It's likely that the WWE will go with The Miz, based on the fact they have invested several weeks on television into the storyline. However, the alternative is currently being discussed and is definitely on the table.
The Miz will defend his Intercontinental Championship at No Mercy this Sunday, against Jason Jordan.
The Intercontinental Championship hasn't headlined a PPV since 1992, and The Miz would be a deserving person to end that run, given his solid work in restoring the title's credibility. You only have to compare the 6 months that Dean Ambrose had the title for, to the two title runs The Miz has had his run with, to see how much better The Miz has been as Champion. He has rapidly grown in prominence and the belt has grown with him- solidifying the saying, "the man makes the belt, the belt doesn't make the man".
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