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Opinion: Why WWE should stop the AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura feud

WWE needs to bring in fresh content to this pedestrian rivalry
WWE needs to bring in fresh content to this pedestrian rivalry

AJ Styles is the current WWE Champion. Styles is in his second reign and is one of the best WWE Champions the industry has witnessed. He has successfully defended his title against many superstars on several occasions. Styles is currently feuding against Shinsuke Nakamura for the title. Let us understand, why this feud needs to be stopped and is a bit over-stretched.

Nakamura became a sensation in the WWE, with his unbelievable charisma. His entrance theme, his wrestling skills, his signature move made him a fan favorite overnight. He is also a former two-time NXT Champion in WWE and the winner of 2018 Royal Rumble match. He beat top-level players like John Cena, Randy Orton and others. Thus, he was scheduled to face AJ Styles for the WWE title at WrestleMania.​

It was then, WWE decided to twist the plot and turn Nakamura into a heel. They wanted to keep AJ Styles as the 'face of SmackDown' and thus Nakamura was made to sacrifice. This is where WWE, made the mistake.

Nakamura as a heel is doing a terrible job. He has only two actions to put up- Low Blow and saying 'no speak English'. This has become extremely monotonous. It seems, that WWE is unable to put up anything new and interesting.

Both these players fought at WrestleMania, Greatest Royal Rumble, Backlash and also on SmackDown. Most of the times, the match has ended in a no-contest or without a winner. This has caused upsets in the WWE fraternity. They wanted to see a clean and good contest. However, WWE has made a severe botch.

In the Money in the Bank Pay-Per-View, these two are going to fight in a Last Man Standing match. The creative team of WWE along with the management, needs to put an end to this frivolous contest. This should be the last time, they both should face one another.

Also, new contenders should be brought into the title picture. During the superstar shakeup, several wrestlers joined the blue brand. They should be given an opportunity for the title. The list includes Samoa Joe, Daniel Bryan, Big Cass, Miz, The new day and others. The WWE Universe would love to see any special matches like- triple threat, fatal four-way, six-pack and other matches.

One more way, to end this rivalry would be to make Nakamura turn face and Styles turn heel. Styles has been a heel before also. People have loved him in that attire. Also, Nakamura as a face would be exciting to watch. This would be a double twist and it would definitely incur high viewership and garner good TRP for the company. Ideally, it should be 'best for business'.

This article was originally published on @rajjo