The shocking return of #RomanReigns leukemia shows things can change at a moment’s notice in the #WWE with wrestlers sidelined and the company forced to find a new star to headline the company. Here are 11 WWE Superstars Most Likely to Become the New Face of the Company in 2019!


11. Finn Balor:

Finn Balor could have been the new face of the WWE back in 2017, but he went into a downward spiral after his injury following his winning the Universal Championship. There’s no question the WWE dropped the ball on Balor’s career following his return, but there’s still time to restore it. Although it’s unlikely the WWE will give him a shot as their top dog in 2019 […]

10. Johnny Gargano:

As we’ll see, NXT has a number of workers ready to not only hit the main roster, but to hit the ground running. One such worker is Johnny Gargano, who’s been nothing short of amazing on NXT, becoming its number one babyface and wrestling spectacular matches that somehow manage to top the previous ones. Although Gargano could fall into the 205 Live trap due to his stature, he’s much more than a cruiserweight and he fits the mold of wrestlers such as Daniel Bryan and A.J. Styles[…]

9. Elias:

Elias is another wrestler who is way over with the fans, but who seems to be stuck doing comedy spots for the WWE. There’s nothing wrong with wrestlers who work as comic relief; Santino Marella made a career out of it, much to the delight of the WWE Universe. […]

8. EC3:

Fans might be surprised that Michael Hunter Hutter, a wrestler who had a huge run as Dixie Carter’s storyline nephew Ethan Carter III in TNA, is working in the WWE. However, Hutter is no stranger to the McMahon’s company having worked there before, and his TNA run was impressive enough that the they signed him for another shot at WWE stardom. So far, EC3 has proved to be more than just a big fish in the NXT small pond[…]

7. Cesaro:

While Cesaro and Sheamus have excelled in their tag team as “The Bar”, it’s time for the WWE to give Cesaro his long-overdue singles push. “The Swiss Superman” is arguably one of the most underutilized talents in the WWE (yes, we know that covers a number of wrestlers) and he could be a break-out star if the WWE gave him the chance. […]

6. Samoa Joe:

Despite suffering some high-profile losses, Samoa Joe hasn’t lost his luster as one of the WWE’s most dangerous individuals. Although some fans were disappointed that Joe couldn’t win the WWE Championship from A.J. Styles, Joe continues to put on action-packed matches that showcase his non-traditional and intimidating look […]

5. Drew McIntyre:

Ever since McIntyre returned to the WWE, there’s been talk of him claiming the top spot that seemed to be a sure thing during his first run in the WWE. Once upon a time, Drew McIntyre’s role as the WWE’s next top star was a given, with the company proclaiming him as its “Chosen One” and giving him a push to reflect it. […]

4. Velveteen Dream:

If you don’t watch NXT, you might be asking who in the blue hell is Velveteen Dream. If you do watch NXT, you’re probably asking why he isn’t on the main roster as he has the kind of charisma that even the WWE’s writing team can’t kill. While it may be premature to say Velveteen Dream has the same kind of aura that the Rock had, it’d be wrong not to mention the similarities. Still doubt Velveteen Dream’s potential? Consider none other than John Cena aka “The Face that Runs the Place” […]

3. Seth Rollins:

Seth Rollins served well as the WWE’s go-to villain during the Authority’s heyday, holding on to the WWE Championship for an extended reign that likely would have gone longer had he not been injured. Although Rollins isn’t an imposing physical specimen like Roman Reigns or Braun Strowman,[…]

2. Braun Strowman:

Braun Strowman’s imposing look and size makes him a natural heel, but like Hulk Hogan, Strowman has the charisma to be readily embraced by fans, something that happened, but which took the WWE months to capitalize on. Anyone familiar with Strowman’s past knows he has a great sense of humor and matching charisma, something he utilized during his time as a competitor on the Strongman Championship circuit. With the exception of Strowman’s time as a Rosebud […]

1. Dean Ambrose:

For whatever reason, Ambrose never seemed to stick at the top when he worked as a babyface, and his squash loss to Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XXXII and awful feud with Bray Wyatt didn’t help. And while it may be too early to tell how well “The Lunatic Fringe” is faring in solo action as a heel, admittedly his feud with Seth Rollins has been underwhelming. […]

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