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Sheamus Calls The Lack Of Push For The Brawling Brutes Frustrating

Sheamus wants WWE to do more with The Brawling Brutes on SmackDown.

SmackDown Superstar Sheamus recently sat down with Alistair McGeorge of Metro to discuss a wide variety of subjects. When asked about how he feels WWE has utilized The Brawling Brutes in recent months, Sheamus believes management hasn’t capitalized on the group as a whole, and they haven’t been able to show what they can do to the WWE Universe.

“I just don’t think they’ve really capitalized on the group, I don’t think they’ve really let us show what we can do,” Sheamus said. “This stop/start stuff is really hard when you’re trying to highlight young talent. It’s frustrating, you know? So I dunno, maybe we’ll get an opportunity to show what we can really do as a group because a lot of those other groups who are out there now have definitely got an opportunity that we haven’t had to do some storyline stuff, some character stuff. That’s kinda been a shame, mate, to be honest, considering the talent that’s in there.”

One instance Sheamus can point to regarding this is the buildup to WrestleMania 39 for the Intercontinental Championship, which saw Butch and Ridge Holland take a backseat to The Celtic Warrior’s storyline with Drew McIntyre and Gunther.

“I’ve always tried to get the boys involved, there’s just a lot of creative stuff that’s out of my hands,” Sheamus admitted. “They kinda got sidelined on that, which shouldn’t have been the case. Especially the history we have with Drew, there was a great opportunity to tell a story there of Drew coming back into the fold and the boys being apprehensive of that happening.

“They’re young, they’re hungry, they’ve wanted to do this their whole lives! Ridge has been a fan of wrestling his whole life, Butch has been doing this from a young age. Sitting on the sidelines, especially when you’re passionate and you know you’re talented and you know you can go, there’s nothing more frustrating. It could’ve been better!”

Despite that, Sheamus still enjoys working with Drew McIntyre and the level of physicality they bring out of one another.

“We know when we go in there, we’re gonna have a banger of the match and tear the house down,” Sheamus said. “We are such close friends, we just beat the s**t out of each other! We’re not really afraid of that sort of situation. Everyone knows how physical I can be, and he tries to keep up with me, but he can’t,” Sheamus laughed. “It was fun, it was fun to do, I just think we could’ve had an opportunity there.”

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