As of this week, we are closer to WrestleMania 34 than we are its predecessor. It is now less than six months until the extravaganza hits the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
Six months is a long time in wrestling - just ask Jinder Mahal, whose shock rise to the WWE Championship has made the last six months feel like a very, very long time indeed.
But already WWE are putting their pieces in place for next year’s edition of 'The Showcase of the Immortals' on 8 April 2018, positioning some of their top superstars for big matches with the type of long-term booking that gives the event every chance of matching the hype.
WrestleMania 33 delivered some memorable moments - Roman Reigns ‘retiring’ The Undertaker, The Hardy Boyz returning, and the five-minute slugfest between Brock Lesnar and Goldberg for The Universal Championship - but it was not a complete success. WWE should be disappointed if they can’t surpass that show with the one they are now building to.
Especially with these five matches they have already inked in on the card...
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