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The Wrestlemania 29 I Want To See
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Jan. 1, 2013 12:01 a.m.

By Chad Smart
@chadsmart & @my123cents on Twitter
On the first day of 2013,
the proverbial car is being tuned as we prepare to head to Phoenix. The Road to
Wrestlemania starts with the Royal Rumble at the end of the month. As we start the countdown to the biggest
show of the year, Iím going to break a cardinal rule and engage in some fantasy
booking. The main reason for going against one of my biggest wrestling blogger
pet peeves is because Iíve seen some rumors of what could be on tap for
Wrestlemania and frankly, thereís only one match in that list that I wouldnít
list as a bathroom break. So Iím going to throw out my proposed Wrestlemania
card and hope someone with some clout within WWE sees it and tries to pass off
my ideas as their own. This way I havenít paid X amount of dollars to simply
freeze my tail off in New Jersey while staring blankly at an 18x18 foot
wrestling ring. <>
First off, for those that
may not have seen them, here are the ďrumoredĒ matches and the reasons why I
donít want to see them. <>
The Rock vs. John Cena
Wrestlemania 28
Photo courtesy: WWE
John Cena vs. The Rock: I saw this match last year and wasnít excited for
it then so why would I want to see it a second year in a row. Last yearís match
was billed as ďOnce in a Lifetime.Ē Surely WWE wouldnít promote something as
historic and then devalue it a year later, would they? The Rock is a part-time (if that)
wrestler. Why waste him on a guy heís already fought? The consensus is this
match will happen so Cena can avenge his loss from last year.<>
Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H: I was there live at SummerSlam when these two
fought. Outside of an appearance by Trips on the Slammy Award episode of RAW,
neither guy has been mentioned since the day after SummerSlam. Much like the
previous match mentioned, the reasoning for this rematch is simply so Triple
can get his win back. Parity
booking is one of the biggest reasons why very few superstars are getting over
with the crowd. <>
CM Punk vs. Undertaker: I donít know why this is being talked about other
than if Punk is still champion a Streak vs. Longest Championship Reign match
could have some intrigue. Personally, I think Undertaker should retire with a
20-0 record at Wrestlemania. If he really feels the need to come back for
another match, thereís only one person I want to see face the Undertaker. Iíll
get to that later. <>
Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio
Photo courtesy: WWE
Rey Mysterio vs. Sin Cara: There have been reports; WWE would pass out lucha
masks (guessing in the style of Reyís or Sinís or the hybrid version) for the
crowd to wear in an attempt to set the World Record for most people wearing
lucha masks at one time. This is the one match that Iím not opposed to seeing. <>
Now, if I were in control,
what would my Wrestlemania 29 card look like? Glad you asked. <>
The Rock vs. Dean Ambrose: The Rock has faced Cena. At the Royal Rumble, The
Rock will fight CM Punk. If WWE is going to bring back the Rock for Wrestlemania,
Iíd prefer to see him face someone new. What better way to help establish a new
star then putting the ďGreatestĒ against a new star many are predicting big
things for in the future. Since The Shield has been helping CM Punk, itís not
unimaginable to think they may get involved in the Punk/Rock match. If their
interference leads to a Rock loss, a Rock/Ambrose match can easily be set up
for Mania. <>
John Cena vs. Undertaker? Maybe...
Photo courtesy: WWE
John Cena vs. The
Undertaker: In my opinion, this is
THE money match for an Undertaker return. While Cena doesnít have a good
win-loss record in the last few Wrestlemanias, he still has the aura around him
that fans would buy the potential for Cena to end the streak. Off the top of my
head, I canít recall the last time Cena and Taker squared off in a match, which
means itís also a fresh match-up. <>
Brock Lesnar vs. Ryback: Paul Heyman represented Brock. Ryback has been
feuding with another Heyman guy in CM Punk and even wrestled Heyman at a recent
show in Madison Square Garden. Wouldnít it make sense for Heyman to bring back
Brock to seek revenge? The Next Big Thing vs. The Newest Big Thing would be
this generationís Lesnar vs. Goldberg. Hopefully the match would be better
received, even if Lesnar werenít going to be around after the match.
Unfortunately, this match up would probably lead to more Gold-Berg chants.
Again though, using a part-time wrestler to help put over a current star makes
more sense than putting two part-time guys in the same match. <>
3MB vs. The Jonas
Brothers: Wrestlemania is being held
in New Jersey. The Jonas Brothers are from New Jersey. Vince McMahon likes to
use celebrities to get some mainstream publicity. 3MB arenít being taken
seriously so why not try to draw in the Disney crowd. <>
CM Punk vs. the Miz
Photo courtesy: WWE
WWE Championship Match:
CM Punk vs. The Miz: This was a hard
match to pick. After looking at the WWE roster, thereís really no one that I
could quickly pick to challenge Punk. While the dream match would be Punk vs.
Steve Austin, as long as Punk is still champion, I donít think he should have
any major matches against non-fulltime wrestlers. The Miz by being a former
champion gets the title shot by necessity. <>
World Title Match: Dolph
Ziggler vs. Christian vs. Mark Henry vs. Randy Orton: This means Dolph successfully cashes in the Money
In The Bank briefcase in time to go through all the required rematches with Big
Show before Wrestlemania. Throw in
three former champions, two of whom have been on the sidelines for the better
part of the year so the match feels fresh, as challengers and let Dolph retain
the title as the start of a lengthy, meaningful reign. <>
Tag Team Title Match:
Team Hell No vs. Tyson Kidd/Justin Gabriel: The tag champs have faced every tag team on
the roster numerous times so this match could easily go on the pre-show
continuing the trend of Daniel Bryan having a lackluster Wrestlemania
appearance. <>
rest of the show can really be put together by drawing names from a hat.
Looking at the WWE roster, and noticing how often guys wrestle each other, itís
hard to come up with something unique and interesting. <>
my Wrestlemania 29 fantasy card. What would you like to see at Wrestlemania?
What do you not want to see at Wrestlemania? Share your thoughts on our Facebook page or tweet us
@my123cents. <>

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