Judging by the reaction of the fans in Brooklyn at the 25th Anniversary of RAW on Monday night, a mixture of applause with boos might indicate his stock is on the rise.
Will this translate to a win in the 2018 Royal Rumble for Elias? Can anyone stop The Miz? Who will win the first royal rumble match for women? And will fans in Philadelphia nearly revolt, like they did in 2015, if Roman Reigns wins the Rumble again?
All questions we'll get to. But first, Elias.
Watching "The Drifter" over the past six months or so -- especially last Monday -- reminded me of another wrestler and I got to thinking: Is Elias being groomed to be the next Rock?
Currently Elias shows up, sings a song, makes fun of the crowd/city, and then generally does something dastardly en route to receiving more boos from the crowd.
A few things changed on Monday night. Maybe it was just the Brooklyn crowd, but it seems like creative is setting him up fo…