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There should be one undisputed champion ruling the WWE kingdom



By Scott Fishman

History was made more than 10 years ago when Chris Jericho became the first undisputed WWE champion. He defeated "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock in one night.

It didn't take long for the world and WWE titles to become their own entity once more after the brand extension continued to develop.

These days there is no really set of SmackDown and Raw superstars. They each appear on both shows. This gives more argument to returning to one big championship.

Looking at sports there is only one major gold that stands above all others that teams and players aspire to attain. I think it should be the same in WWE once more.

Over the years it's no secret the importance of titles has lost some of its luster. I think one way to change that is to have one WWE champion at the top of the mountain.

I think having two titles creates a little confusion for casual fans. Talking to some of these people, many can't understand why there are really two world champions in WWE. The actual World title is a connection to the past with a ton of history. However, since there is no brand extension, I think it's time to retire it. There aren't two organizations or promotions. The WWE kingdom should have one ruler at a time. A king doesn't share the throne, and neither should the WWE champion.

I miss the days when there was main title holder. It made the defenses and wins feel so much more important. You have the intercontinental and United States titles for a reason. They are a step below the top prize. Call me traditional, but there shouldn't be two top prizes.

Having a sole champion also opens up the door for more challengers. It adds more depth to the contender pool, instead of seeing the same old suspects going for each. It also brings more meaning to securing even a title opportunity because you have more superstars competing in the division.



The perfect way to build this unification match is obviously at a WrestleMania. There is always the talk of having a champion versus champion bout at the biggest event of the year. Hulk Hogan faced the Ultimate Warrior at WrestleMania VI with essentially the intercontinental and WWE titles both on the line.

They could do a similar situation, as I think it would be a huge draw. I think it's another selling point of doing it at the 30th anniversary of WrestleMania. It would be a milestone within a milestone in company history.






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