Bengaluru, Feb 5: On the first episode of Smackdown Live on that took place on January 3rd, Dean Ambrose defeated the Miz to win his second Intercontinental championship.
This feud was a fresh one on the blue brand and was likely to continue to some extent in future. Going by the rumours a blow-off match at Wrestlemania might be also on the card.
However, there are certain reports that state that WWE creative is worried about Ambrose and the Intercontinental title reign.
As per reports from dailywrestlingnews.com, the creative controllers are worried that Ambrose has been brought down in the mid-card scene. They think that this might harm his image in the future.
Prior to this feud, Ambrose was drafted to the Smackdown brand as the undisputed WWE champion and went on to a feud with AJ Styles.
After that feud ended back at the TLC PPV, he was straight brought into the IC title picture that is on the mid-card level.
This is considered as a demotion to the main eventer image that Ambrose has been able to create in 2016.
However, Vince McMahon took the call for putting Ambrose in the IC title picture since he has full faith on the lunatic fringe of the WWE.
He certainly thinks that Ambrose will storm his way back into the main event scene. Plus, he will continue keeping the prestige of Intercontinental championship just like the way the Miz has been able to the past year.
Dave Meltzer alongside his Wrestling Observer radio partner, Bryan Alvarez discussed Ambrose’s main event spot and came to the conclusion that for some unknown reasons, Ambrose is still not seen as the top guy on the roster. These were their comments which would not make Ambrose’s fans happy:
“For whatever reason, they never saw him as the top guy. And he did get the top guy position by default when Roman Reigns failed the drug test and they had to suspend him and they just needed a top guy and Cena was gone.
"So, Dean was the guy, but it wasn’t really their pick to make him the top guy, it was kinda by default and those kinds of guys usually end up back where they were before.”