At Survivor Series 2014, Sting sent shock waves to the wrestling world as he finally made his WWE debut. Growing up Sting was my favorite WCW wrestler. When WCW went out of business in 2001 I hoped and prayed that Sting would eventually make the jump to WWE. Instead he wasted several years in TNA. Sting was the only major star from the 90s who never worked for Vince McMahon and now finally Sting has come to the big leagues. I’m not exactly sure how much ring rust Sting has and how many matches he has left in the tank. Personally I think Sting should have one big match at Wrestlemania 31 and call it a day. So who should he face? Here are five potential opponents.
This has been the dream match for wrestling fans for the past decade. Now that Sting is a part of WWE there is a chance this match could happen. But with Undertaker’s health and his Wrestlemania winning streak broken, I highly doubt that Undertaker is going to wrestle this year or ever again. And seeing how this could be Sting’s only match the right decision would be for him to be put over. I don’t see Undertaker coming back to lose at Wrestlemania again. Even though an Undertaker match will be greatly missed, I think the Deadman should rest in peace once and for all. Despite what I think, I’m sure WWE officials still see dollar signs for this match and could push for it to be an attraction this year.
Right now it looks like Triple-H is the most likely opponent for Sting at Wrestlemania 31. Sting attacked Triple-H at Survivor Series and helped Team Cean put Triple-H and Stephanie out of power. We all know the Cerebral Assassin will be looking at chance for revenge and a chance to embarass Sting. What better place to do that than Wrestlemania? Every year Triple-H has a big match at Wrestlemania and this could be it. Two of the biggest stars from the Monday Night Wars going to be battle on the grandest stage of them all would be a great attraction for Wrestlemania.
3. Randy Orton
We all know that Randy Orton used to be known as The Legend Killer. That nickname faded away because there were really no more legends for him to kill. Sting would be a great name to add to Orton’s list of legends he has destroyed. Orton would have the opportunity to put the final nail in the coffin of the WCW legacy and elevate himself to another level. This feud could be built around the fact that Sting stole Orton’s spotlight in his hometown of St. Louis at Survivor Series. I think the chances of this match happening are slim because when Orton returns he’s more than likely returning as a babyface to feud with Seth Rollins.
4. Bray Wyatt
Bray Wyatt had a great Wrestlemania showing last year against John Cena. A Wrestlemania bout with Sting would make for a second big time match for Wyatt. Both Wyatt’s and Sting’s characters are both dark and mysterious. There could be a lot of great eerie promos between the two as well as some mind games. The only reason I wouldn’t want to see this match is because I feel Wyatt needs a win this year at Wrestlemania and if he wrestles Sting he would have to do the honors.
5. Seth Rollins
Seth Rollins is the hottest heel right now in WWE and proclaims himself to be the future of WWE. Usually wrestlers who proclaim themselves as the future don’t care for wrestlers from the past. At Survivor Series Sting not only cost Triple-H power but, he also cost Rollins the match for Team Authority. Rollins could be chosen by Triple-H to get revenge for the both of them, but in the end we all know Mr. Money In The Bank will fall to the Scorpion Death Drop!
I wish we could see Sting vs. Shawn Micheals