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Plans For Daniel Bryan; Lesnar, Two WWE Returns, AJ Lee's Status

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- Daniel Bryan is expected to be added to the Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship at Wrestlemania 31. Some had assumed WWE was leaving their options open in case things couldn’t be worked out with Brock Lesnar but the latest word is that Lesnar will defend the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against Roman Reigns. We should get a clear update on Brock’s relationship with WWE after next week’s Raw in Pittsburgh as he’s booked to appear. WWE wanted to make it clear Brock was still a go for Wrestlemania [at this week's Raw], which was the reason for some of the verbiage used in Paul Heyman’s promo on Monday. Heyman received rave reviews for it.

- Just so we're clear regarding Lesnar, this isn't a situation over creative differences. Brock is indifferent. Brock is upset because he's unhappy with the way he's been merchandised. We first wrote about it on February 24, 2015 but he's not happy with what he's made in merchandise royalties. While Brock receives a higher rate, he feels he's been under merchandised and the way the company has offset his higher percentage is to simply not feature it at shows.

- Sheamus will not face Daniel Bryan at Wrestlemania 31 and it looks like he could be added to Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Speaking of which, there is a possibility of including NXT talent in that match and Bo Dallas is another name likely to participate. Sheamus is healthy and booked for WWE’s overseas tour after Wrestlemania as he was in Ireland doing media for the company over the weekend.

- Mark Henry is expected back soon and is on the booking sheets for upcoming TV tapings.

- AJ Lee was always in the plans to return to WWE and compete in a feature match at Wrestlemania 31. The only reason her status came into question was due to the Tweets to Stephanie McMahon. While it was sure to be complicated after Dr. Chris Amannfiled the defamation lawsuit against CM Punk and WWE backed it, I still heard they wanted to do AJ and Paige vs. The Bella Twins. In fact, I knew it last week when I made mention of a Divas tag match, I was just scared to mention AJ’s name in it due to all that was going on.

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