There is no duty we so much underrate as... being happy. -Robert Louis Stevenson
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: On the Cusp of the Schwarzschild Radius
Re: When CM Punk loses the WWE Championship, He will be a midcarder again
Depends on your definition of "midcarder." To some, anyone not currently main-eventing is a midcarder. To others, you can be a main-eventer and work the midcard or whatever you wish to call it while John Cena stays at the top doing whatever he's doing.
I can't see him literally vying for a midcard strap again once he's done working with John Cena again and The Rock for The Royal Rumble. He's going to be a "name" for the rest of his career regardless of card positioning.
What has been damaged, though, is the WWE Championship, and that attrition of prestige hit its nadir this week with Cena's narcissistic character, who is, humorously, beloved by the majority of WWE's fans, saying that the WWE Championship is irrelevant so long as it remains outside of his particular orbit. Which, in essence, is what he said.
Punk's promo vs. Del Rio last fall was largely different in that it assailed Del Rio's character for being one-note and boring, but he did cross the line, too, with the remark that he would make the WWE Championship "interesting again," indicating that the championship was not interesting so long as Del Rio wore it.
Can't wait for the promos between Rock and Punk in January with Rock saying he's going to save the championship from tedium. "You come out here and run your mouth and say you're the Best in the World-uh, the Straight-uh Edge-uh Champion-uh..." Etceteras, etceteras. Hahaha.
Credit to TAR/Stiffy for Bringing This .Gif to My Attention