By Sadia Shahid
On November 18th, 2012, at the end of Survivor Series, every WWE fan was screaming, excited, hyperventilating and confused. Why? Because they just couldn't believe in The Shield.
From the moment of their debut, Shield seemed like an indestructible force. Like most people who don’t watch NXT, I too thought Shield only dominates because of their numbers. But like always, Shield stuns us all, and shows how great each individual is at TLC. Week after week, The Shield dominated and destroyed everything in its path. With an excellent gimmick of paving way for the heels, this couldn't get any better. Of course, with this realization, I became afraid that WWE might ruin this. But with crushing legends like The Rock and The Undertaker, it was obvious The Shield was on the path to glory. Many people speculated their winning streak might end at Wrestlemania, but yet again, Shield stuns us all.
Today, Shield stands strong with gold in thier arms and dominance in their eyes. For many years it seemed like the tag team division of WWE was just a safe harbor for talents who weren't been given a shot in the big leagues. I never paid much attention until Kane and Daniel Bryan were made a part of it. Like most people, Kane and Daniel Bryan at first seemed like a joke. I waited for this joke to be not funny anymore, but that wasn't the case. They continued to make things interesting, and not a second felt wasted or boring. Kane and Daniel Bryan, a dominating figure and an excellent technical wrestler, with both being former World Heavy Weight Champions, seemed like an A-List entrance to the tag team division. Now that the division was in the right place and eventually Team Hell no had to move on, The Shield is the perfect replacement. All I see is pure dominance and great matches for the division.
Now Dean Ambrose as US Champion? Let’s take a moment to realize how awesome that is. Antonio Cesaro seemed like the perfect guy to revive the US Title’s prestige. Since WWE didn't allow his reign to flourish, Dean Ambrose is just at the right place and the right time. With The Shield yet to be pinned as a group since making their debut at TLC (16th, Dec, 2012), they certainly have a great level of authority. The US and Tag titles can go nowhere but up from here.
I’m not exaggerating when I say, The Shield is the best thing going on in WWE right now. Can things get anymore perfect? Yes. Yes, they can. Why not let NXT’s favorite, The Anti-Diva Paige, debut with them? This will definitely bring some hype to the Divas division, a division which I consider to be very dull and misused. I see absolutely no problem with these divisions being run by one group only, all young talents. Just imagine, the Tag team champions, a US champion, and a Divas Champion, standing tall in the ring all dressed in black with gold on their arms. Epic, wouldn't it be?
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