The name itself was an issue as well. Since returning from injury, Seth has meandered about the Raw roster, failing to capture his former status. The act of curb stomping someone is absolutely brutal and oftentimes fatal , and has been a part of some of the most vicious eras of human history. Ever since that night, has renamed Rollins' finisher several times, and now they've found a permanent solution. A superstar is defined and immortalised by a select few things: their character, entrance, and finisher. Neither came close to the originality nor the explosiveness of The Stomp and Rollins felt like a lesser wrestler because of it. Aside from his current wind-up jumping knee to the face and the Pedigree, he also had the curb stomp, which vanished from his arsenal about two years ago.
Following his feud with Trips around Mania, Seth began using a variety of different signature moves to try and redefine himself as the new top babyface. Do you miss the curb stomp? He remains a regular haunt of the main event scene, even flirting with the Universal Title picture on more than one occasion, but unfortunately never being given that same trust to be a flag-bearer for the new generation. We'll see if Rollins continues to provide pain on his opponents by using his old finisher once again, or if its comeback was just for one night. I'm doing the best I can with it. At the time, my finish was The Curbstomp. For The Today Show, they put together a package of all of Seth Rollins' awesome maneuvers.
Seth Rollins hit Brock Lesnar with a low blow and proceeded to curb stomp him three times to win the Universal championship at WrestleMania 35. Lynch took to after the encounter and hinted that she wasn't planning to interfere despite Evans sabotaging the title match and slapping her boyfriend across the face. For the Today Show, they put together a package of all of ' awesome maneuvers. Until being reunited with his old weapon, Rollins borrowed Triple H's Pedigree then gave the Ripcord Knee a try. I think it's silly, but it is what it is and it's not my company.
In case you were wondering as to whether or not is was a one-off, Rollins did seem to hint on Twitter that the finisher is back for good: Rollins explained why and officials opted to ban the finisher during an appearance on the back in September. And he thought to himself, 'well, that's not a good representation of what I want my top guy to do,' so he just had a meeting with some of his people, and they decided, 'well, we don't need it - we can figure out another finish for you' and the rest is history. He shined as a flexible performer who could adapt his in-ring style and character to fit the desires of the crowd. Styles ended up putting Rollins through a table to end the segment. The memories of witnessing Rollins nail Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns with consecutive Curb Stomps was indeed a WrestleMania moment. They took it from me.
Vince McMahon decided that the move was too dangerous should children try to imitate it. These performers have had this one constant since they began to rise into superstardom, and have come to be recognised by that constant for years. No, so this is what happened, okay? Fans were chomping at the bit to see his inevitable rise to the main event scene, which began with the massive debut of The Shield. Whatever the case, the fact Rollins broke out the move might be bigger news than anyone who shows at the 25th Anniversary show or the Royal Rumble. Thanks to for the quotes. Seth Rollins can hopefully return to form now that he has been reunited with his iconic finisher.
The situation and ending was slightly awkward but shot in a way to emphasize the devastation of the move. Watch: Seth Rollins Takes Out The Revival After Raw. And he Vince thought to himself, 'well, that's not a good representation of what I want my top guy to do,' so he just had a meeting with some of his people, and they decided, 'well, we don't need it - we can figure out another finish for you' and the rest is history. Being the fighting champion that he is, Rollins eventually fought back and got the upper hand on Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson. He was a natural fit for the title of Mr. I look good in a suit. Check back with TheWrap soon for more from our interview with Rollins.
It could mean huge things for Rollins' character. It seemed like Seth Rollins had his identity stripped from him when he lost the Curb Stomp. It was something where he had his reasons for why he wanted to get rid of it at the time… When it came down to it, I just went and asked him a few years later. For someone that was picked to face Triple H at WrestleMania last year and even be the cover star for the latest 2K game, something pretty huge must have happened to kill off the buzz. Rollins hit a double Curb Stomp on The Revival to end the segment. Or maybe even a move that is only brought out to defeat the trickiest of opponents? Nevertheless, it could only mean that when he did make a comeback, Seth Rollins would be an even bigger star than before. Believe it or not, the contract signing did not go as planned.
Rollins was disappointed with the decision, and useds Pedigree as his finisher. He was often wearing suits and being promoted as the well-groomed and successful champion. It felt like we had one opportunity to get it right — almost like destiny in a sense, that all of the pieces aligned at the right time. He was on my side, I caught him on a good day. Perhaps a menial thing to accuse for being the catalyst of this downfall, but nevertheless something which has sparked a lot of controversy in the industry. The challenger was ready to win the Universal Championship but Lynch rushed to the ring to her boyfriend's aid and took the Special Guest Referee out before the three count.
Either way, it never truly got over in the same way as the Curb Stomp. At the time, my finish was The Curbstomp. It was a statement of character and personality, it carried weight as the final stanza of a match. Let us know in the comments below. They took it from me. Burn the offense to the ground! Citing its contentious name and inherent danger for fans trying to recreate it in the backyard, ordered the decree that the Stomp was gone. There was no doubt that Rollins was going to be a breakout hit.
Rollins also talked about his reaction to the change. I look good in a suit. While The Man was pummelling her rival at ringside The Kingslayer regrouped and picked up the victory with a Curb Stomp when Cone took Evans' place and counted to three. Seth was instantly made into a star for a new, mainstream market. Unfortunately, this is where the story comes to a slight interlude.