Heading into tomorrow night's (Sun., April 7, 2013) WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view (PPV) event at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the big question on everyone's mind -- I mean, it's definitely on yours, right? -- is whether or not Ryback will indeed be able to lift Mark Henry up over his head to hit his finisher, Shell Shock, in their HOSS FIGHT.
Or Shell Shocked. Whatever.
We've seen "Big Hungry" botch the move before on men much smaller (Paul Heyman) and men who are big but not as thick with nearly the same bone density as Henry (Tensai). He's also had to bail on using it again two smaller guys at a time.
The recurring theme, of course, is that he struggles at times if everything doesn't go exactly right. And if he's going to attempt this move on Henry, everything is going to have to go flawlessly. We're talking about a more than 400-pound man here, and he's not exactly athletic.
Ryback, though, is calling his shot. He tells the Chad Dukes Wrestling Show he knows he can do it and that's what people will remember when they leave the show tomorrow night:
No doubt in my mind that I can get him up.
I think at the end of the night, when it's all said and done, people are going to remember coming out of WrestleMania 29 is Ryback picking up Mark Henry over his head, marching around the ring, and 75,000 plus screaming, ‘Feed Me More.'
With WrestleMania looking like the most predictable PPV event in years, fans need something to look forward to beyond match outcomes. Outside of the in-ring main roster debuts of Fandango (the character, as Johny Curtis has wrestled on SmackDown) and Big E. Langston, Ryback's attempt at Shell Shocking Henry could be the most intriguing.
What do you think, Cagesiders? Is this going to be a great WrestleMania moment? Or a botch for the ages?