Opinion: WWE Is Giving Away Too Many Dream Matches At Throwaway PPVs and TV Shows

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WrestleMania and SummerSlam used to be events that gave WWE fans the biggest and best matches of the year.

Now it seems as if WWE does not save big matches or moments on the big shows. They just schedule lots of cool matches in PPVs and TV shows that aren't big.

Let's start off with earlier this year when we saw some big matches. Bayley won the Women's Championship at Fastlane 2017 off of Charlotte.

Not only did she beat Charlotte, but Bayley also ruined Charlotte's undefeated PPV streak. WWE could have saved that moment for WrestleMania 33, but they gave it away a month earlier.

Another winning streak that was broken at Fastlane 2017 was Braun Strowman's.

Strowman was undefeated for a long time, but Roman Reigns beat him clean at that event too. Again, another big moment that was just given away on a smaller PPV.

Over on Smackdown Live, WWE gave us the first meeting between AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton on television! Fans (including myself) have been dreaming about this match for many years. However, WWE just gave this away on TV rather than at WrestleMania 33 or SummerSlam.

What we got was a boring Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt match at WrestleMania 33 while AJ Styles faced Shane McMahon. The latter match was actually good, but not a dream match.

More recently, another dream match took place on Smackdown Live. WWE booked Shinsuke Nakamura vs. John Cena for the first ever time.

The match itself was epic, but it wasn't saved for a bigger PPV. What we received was a lackluster Shinsuke Nakamura vs.

Jinder Mahal for the WWE Title at SummerSlam. Not to mention John Cena beat Baron Corbin at SummerSlam in a throwaway match too.

It does not look like WWE is learning its lesson because the company is still booking huge matches at smaller PPVs. Instead of saving Braun Strowman vs.

Brock Lesnar for WrestleMania 34, it has been booked for No Mercy next month. If this match takes place at No Mercy, what big match is being saved for WrestleMania 34?

Now I am hearing rumors that the main event of WrestleMania 34 is still Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns again! This is annoying because I was hoping Roman Reigns will be facing John Cena at WrestleMania 34 instead.

If Roman Reigns vs. John Cena takes place before WrestleMania, WWE will be crazy to do that!

I understand PPVs are affordable now thanks to the WWE Network. However, I feel WWE needs to have long term booking to make the big shows feel more special.

WWE used to give us big matches only at the big events.

Now it seems as if WWE is giving us better matches at smaller shows and the big events such as SummerSlam and WrestleMania seem underwhelming as a result of this.

The only thing that makes WrestleMania special now is if a former wrestler returns to come back for one more match such as Goldberg, Sting or Undertaker....

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