Will the WWE and world heavyweight titles really be unified at TLC?

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Tonight is the night, or at least it's supposed to be. The WWE and world heavyweight titles will be unified at the conclusion of the John Cena vs. Randy Orton match at TLC in Houston. Or will they?

Well, it's finally here, folks, the night you've all been waiting for but are seemingly terribly unhappy about now that it's here: the WWE and world heavyweight championship titles will be unified at the conclusion of the tables, ladders, and chairs match between John Cena and Randy Orton in the main event of tonight's (Sun., Dec. 15, 2013) TLC pay-per-view (PPV) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

So why the unhappiness?

It could be because there are only a handful of folks who steadfastly believe WWE is actually going to pull the trigger on a clean finish and legitimate unification. There's good reason to be skeptical, not including WWE's spotty track record.

Both belts will be hanging above the ring and the winner has to grab both. But what if Cena grabs one and Orton grabs the other? What then? WWE has refused to acknowledge that possibility, making some feel it's a probability that's the exact finish we'll see.

Which would mean we won't get a unified champion and both titles will remain.

Then again, recent shows have seen Michael Cole say things like "this is the last time you'll see both belts in the same ring ever again". Triple H has gone out of his way to make clear that there will only be one champion at the end of the evening, what he's calling the "Champion of Champions."

So, now that we're just a few hours out from showtime as of this writing, the question is whether or not you believe him.

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