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By Mike Johnson on 2017-04-07 12:07:00

With all the talk of the Superstar Shake-up this Monday at the Nassau Coliseum, obviously there is going to be a lot of talk of who should move brands.

As I discussed last month in the Elite section of, the two major names that had been talked about when it came to "trades" between Raw and Smackdown were AJ Styles and Roman Reigns.  In the case of Styles, there was a desire within the company to reunite him with Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows.  In recent days, there's been more talk of Gallows and Anderson moving to Smackdown and Styles remaining where he is, however.

There's also been a lot of talk about greatly changing the Women's roster.  There's been a big pitch to move Sasha Banks to Smackdown in recent days.  Last week, there was a pitch to shift Charlotte Flair and Alexa Bliss and have them switch brands.

As we discussed Wednesday morning on the We Don't Need No Stinkin' Name Show, there has also been talk of bringing Andrades "Cien" Almas to the main roster, so it's possible that could happen shortly as well. 


Just a few thoughts on talents who I think would be better off moving brands.  These are just my opinions:

*Aiden English to Raw.  With the Vaudevillains gone, it's time for a fresh start.  Let him reboot his old Broadway character from NXT and begin anew on Raw. 

*New Day to Smackdown.  The Revival can run them off and be the focal point of Raw with the Hardys, while the Smackdown Tag scene badly needs something to give it an impact.  Usos and American Alpha vs. New Day are all fresh matches.  If the Club moves over, all the better.  Raw is too tag team heavy and by moving New Day, Smackdown gets a great act that can help their side of the margin.

*Luke Harper to Raw.  Harper's work has been excellent but he needs to be separated from the Wyatts in order to truly have a chance to be showcased.

*Chris Jericho to Smackdown.  Jericho's done just about all he can with with the Raw side.  Move him to Smackdown where he can work with Wyatt, Orton, etc.

*Miz to Raw.  Miz's work has been one of the best parts of 2017.  He and Maryse deserve a renewed push and adding him to Raw as an antagonist would be great for him.

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