Some like him, some don't, even so he seems in line for some big things down the road in the WWE. When I first saw Ryback, I was very impressed. A lot of people seemed less than impressed with Ryback which surprised me a little bit, maybe the sad state of affairs the WWE wrestling roster seems to be in was why I was so impressed with Ryback. Maybe I wouldn't of been as impressed in say 1998 or 1999. However, I think Ryback does have main event potential, there's just something missing and I'm not exactly sure what it is.
He has a good look, we can give him that. Whether people want to admit this or not, the main eventers are generally going to be the jacked up guys, that's just the way it works in WWE land, look at how they've treated CM Punks title reign. He seems pretty decent in the ring as well, I could see him having some exciting matches with guys like John Cena and Randy Orton. Maybe the only thing missing at this point is time. The WWE use to take literally years to build up a main event star, think of Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin and even Batista. The WWE is making a mistake putting Ryback in a potential main event feud at this point, but they're in a desperate situation right now and there showing that they're not thinking clearly.
People seem to be split on ol' Ryback at this point, and understandably so he hasn't proven much at this point but he does have potential. I think Rybacks look needs to be repackaged a bit, something about his look dosen't seem menacing enough to me, he should lose that RVD gear and go for something more like Batista or Goldberg. The WWE really needs to think the whole Ryback thing out clearly and take it slow, they desperately need another top guy now and Ryback could indeed fill those shoes. The WWE has had some success with big muscled guys like Bobby Lashley, and then just let them go, I'm not sure why but WWE needs to get with it, the 2.5 ratings are reflecting that.
Whatever the case is we can all hope as wrestling fans that Ryback does get it over, it would benefit everyone it just seems the WWE has too much of a cocky attitude about creating stars these days. I believe the WWE wants to have the - "nobody's bigger than the WWE" attitude at this point where they feel they can create and discard wrestlers on a whim, that may be true to a small extent but wrestling fans are smarter than that. What do you think of Ryback? Let me know in comments! Thanks for reading!
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