Chris King shares how Big E may be getting sick and tired of being attacked by Kofi Kingston’s challengers for his WWE Championship.
Ever since Kofi Kingston had his show-stealing performance at the 2018 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, and set his sights on the WWE Championship his New Day buddies have been taking a hellish amount of punishment.
Hell, the only reason Kofi received his first one-on-one match for the WWE title at WrestleMania 35, was due to Big E and Xavier Woods’s running the gauntlet.
When Big E was sidelined with an injury, Kevin Owens took his place as an “honorary” member of the New Day. Once Owens had earned Kofi and Woods’s trust, he struck and methodically dissected the trio and who was taken out backstage? You guessed it, Big E!
— WWE (@WWE) May 22, 2019
After Owens was moved to the back of the line, one of Kofi’s oldest rivals wanted a crack at his title: Dolph Ziggler. Same old song and dance, with both E and Woods, caught in the crossfire of Ziggler’s brutal attacks several times. Once Ziggler lost even though, “it should have been him” he fell to the back of the line.
Next up was Kofi’s decade-long rival The Viper Randy Orton who Kofi handpicked as his SummerSlam opponent. Orton found some new recruits in the form of The Revival, and since then Big E has tasted several RKO’s Out of Nowhere!
On this week’s episode of SmackDown Live, Big E went toe-to-toe with Orton in a hard-hitting affair but lost due to a perfectly-timed distraction by Dash and Dawson. The slithering Viper struck again, and E fell victim to yet another vicious RKO!
How many more brutal attacks from challengers to Kofi’s WWE Championship will it take for E to say enough is enough? I understand how stables work in WWE, you lose some and you win some but it appears New Day has been on losing end for quite some time now.
— WWE (@WWE) August 28, 2019
When will E start questioning why he’s taking all this punishment and he’s not even the WWE Champion? Last and certainly not least, will this be the catalyst for his long-awaited heel turn to ascend to the top of the Blue brand with “his” WWE Championship hoisted above his head?