This is the second time that I tried writing this article, it was surprising to see Edge return in the Royal Rumble. Edge had been on the shelf since Backlash after sustaining a severe triceps injury against Randy Orton. After nine years away from the ring Edge return last year during the Royal Rumble and would have his first match at the proceeding Wrestlemania against Randy Orton. I don't think anyone expected Edge to return in the first entry position in the Rumble especially against his longtime rival Randy Orton.
Recently Edge has been appearing on each program teasing a possible match against Drew McIntyre on Monday and then faced-off with Finn Balor and Pete Dunne on Wednesday promoting the idea of fighting the NXT Champion at Wrestlemania. On Friday, Edge would confront Roman Reigns who demanded that Edge show him respect and give him an answer about Wrestlemania. However, before Edge could respond the champion was attacked by Kevin Owens with a stunner to end Smackdown. Edge would turn and leave the ring to leave the question unanswered of who he will fight at Wrestlemania.
Even though a match against Drew McIntyre or Finn Balor or even Pete Dunne would be an interesting turn of events for the "Rated R Superstar." It's more likely the we see him against the Universal Champion at the big event in April. Right now Roman is unquestionably the hottest heel that WWE has had in decades and is the first sign that the company hasn't forgotten how to get someone heat and keep the heat. Edge would get the sympathy vote from fans for Wrestlemania which will lead to an interesting build to the eventual title match. If this is the match that WWE choses then it should be the headliner for Wrestlemania night two as it is one of the main matches that fans would be looking forward to in my book and it would end Wrestlemania on a high note.
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