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Backstage News On Decision To Crown Sheamus WWE World Heavyweight Champion


For those that missed Survivor Series, Sheamus“cashed in” on Roman Reigns to leave the event WWE World Heavyweight Champion. This scenario is actually of no surprise and was covered two weeks ago here on Premium.

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In that report, we noted that Vince McMahon wasn’t sold on scenarios pitched by Triple H that had either Reigns or Dean Ambrose going heel. Vince has been extremely reluctant to turn Reigns heel and preferred Sheamus “cashing in” to become the new face of The Authority.

So the final outcome of Survivor Series with Sheamus winning the title and becoming the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion was a Vince McMahon move.

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