3 Reasons Bray Wyatt Will Suffer While on WWE Raw

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3. He’s No Longer a Big Fish in a Small Pond

While on SmackDown, Bray Wyatt was one of the biggest stars on that show. Because SmackDown’s roster was smaller, it allowed Wyatt to shine on more occasions. This eventually culminated in his first WWE Championship win, a moment many had felt was long overdue for the Eater of Worlds.

Bray Wyatt won’t have that luxury while on RAW. Instead of being a big fish in a small pond, he’ll now find himself as a medium-sized fish surrounded by sharks. There will be a clear glass ceiling above him that will prevent him from achieving further heights while on RAW.

Above him now are wrestlers like Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Braun Strowman, and to a somewhat lesser extent, Brock Lesnar. This might not seem like much, but RAW has become the vehicle through which Vince McMahon pushes his desired top guys.

At this time, those guys are, in the most likely order of priority, Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar, Braun Strowman, and possibly Balor and Rollins. Bray Wyatt does not fit into these long-term plans whatsoever, and that’s because…