Sheamus knows better than most that getting over is a nonsense lottery. A phenomenal athlete with a unique look and a genuinely crunchy moveset, Sheamus has nevertheless been mired for years in a sea of audience apathy, stepping out night after night with dead eyes and a painted smile, plaintively bellowing the word 'fella' into an unfeeling mass of humanity.
After being sidelined in November due to injury, Sheamus returned to WWE television on the post-WrestleMania episode of Raw. He attacked Daniel Bryan and Dolph Ziggler, which cemented his much-anticipated heel turn.
The WWE creative behind Sheamus' ascent to the top of World Wrestling Entertainment has been rather arrogant, to say the least. It wasn't always this way, however.
I’ve got some good news and bad news for Sheamus fans. The good news is that Sheamus won the WWE United States champion. The bad news is that Sheamus is the new U.S. champion. How this turns out is anyone’s guess.
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