In his third column for ZWrestleTalk, Dom Bouchard examines seven underutilized stars in WWE that could have a bigger role.
I think Mr. No Days Off is truly capable of achieving upper mid card success. Darren is a very quiet unassuming man and the company would be wise to capitalize on his connection with the audience. He is very solid in the ring too, Young could have great matches against guys like Kevin Owens, Wade Barrett and Neville. Darren Young is also a inspiration and a role model for many people.
6. Stardust (Cody Rhodes)
Here's what i think could be a truly entertaining storyline! Cody could start wrestling as Cody again one week, and then interfere in another match as Cody all the while pretending he is not Stardust. He could pull double duty in the Royal Rumble as both characters. The crowd would love it and he is good enough to pull it off,he is a tremendous performer,mixing both solid mat wrestling and high flying. Remember the moonsault off the top of the cage? Main event potential for Cody. If anyone could pull off a double duty gimmick it would definitely be Cody Rhodes.
5. Damien Sandow
This guy can pull off anything. Damien Sandow is an ok performer in the ring and he can have a solid ten minute match against anyone. He would be great as solid upper mid card face. People would be real happy to see him come back in the Royal Rumble. Sometimes, it's better to leave a guy in the bench for a while than having him being jobbed out every week while creative has nothing for him.
4. Primo and Epico
Both are tremendous wrestlers and could very well be a solid mid card tag team. Please no El Torito though.
Future WWE World Heavyweight Champion. Mark my words! The Swiss Superman is simply the best all around wrestler in the company. People adore him, five star matches could include Seth Rollins,Roman Reigns,Dean Ambrose and Sheamus. This guy can't do anything wrong.
2. Bo Dallas
I love the kid, I love the gimmick. Bolieve me, if given the chance he could become a great mid card performer. He is pretty good in the ring, extremely entertaining as an annoying guy. Could get under the skin of anyone!!!
1. Wade Barrett
Besides being one of most entertaining guy on the microphone and an extremely solid and stiff wrestler and great brawler. Wade STILL has untapped potential as a main event player. Barrett could be the next Money in the Bank winner. Imagine after cashing in, he could deliver an amazing "I am afraid I've got some bad news but I am... the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion." Wade is also a great locker room leader. Sky's the limit for him in my opinion.
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