According to an Aug. 22 report from Fansided, Sheamus might be the next contender in line to feud with Bray Wyatt. Sheamus, 36, hasn't been involved in any significant feud in the WWE in quite some time, and he has been toiling in mid-card obscurity. Sheamus regularly competes at WWE Monday Night Raw and SmackDown events, but he's rarely featured in singles match on pay-per-view.
Wyatt's career appears headed in the opposite direction as Sheamus. Wyatt continues to rise the ranks as the top heel in the WWE, while Sheamus might be on the downside of his pro wrestling career. Wyatt is still in his 20s, while Sheamus is inching closer to his 37th birthday. While a match between Wyatt and Sheamus would likely be a squash match in the heel's favor, the Irishman could give his career new life with a crisp performance.
If Sheamus is able to do his part to get Wyatt over with the crowd even more than he already is, the WWE would likely appreciate the effort. Wyatt has been feuding with Chris Jericho for several months, but their beef is slated to conclude at next month's Night of Champions pay-per-view. Jericho is expected to take a break from the WWE following Night of Champions, as he'll return to touring with his rock band.
Sheamus is being looked at to fight Cesaro for the U.S. title at Night of Champions, and it seems likely he'll win the belt. If Sheamus and Wyatt both win at Night of Champions, it would set up a feud between them that could lead into the new year. Will Wyatt battle Sheamus at Wrestlemania 31? That's a possibility, but it would be more likely for the men to do battle at Hell in a Cell or Survivor Series.
Wyatt vs. Sheamus isn't a Wrestlemania-caliber bout. The WWE will likely reserve a more significant feud for Wyatt for next year's Wrestlemania 31. In the meantime, the Wyatt vs. Sheamus feud makes sense, as its a nice way to get the Irishman involved in a significant storyline for the first time in months.