Seth Rollins honors Bray Wyatt with Fiend mask sideplate on his WWE title

In a poignant tribute to the late Windham Rotunda, renowned as Bray Wyatt in the WWE universe, Seth Rollins showcased a heartfelt gesture during the latest episode of "Raw."

Seth Rollins adds Bray Wyatt's face on a side of World Heavyweight Championship [Image-Twitter]
By Blesson Daniel | Aug 29, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

In a poignant tribute to the late Windham Rotunda, renowned as Bray Wyatt in the WWE universe, Seth Rollins showcased a heartfelt gesture during the latest episode of “Raw.” Rollins unveiled a new side plate on his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, commemorating Rotunda’s iconic “Fiend” persona.

During the third hour of “Raw,” Seth Rollins stepped into the ring to address his upcoming opponent for Payback, Shinsuke Nakamura. As cameras captured the moment, Rollins proudly displayed the specially designed side plate, paying homage to Bray Wyatt’s memorable “Fiend” character. In a touching connection to Wyatt, Rollins even invoked one of Wyatt’s beloved Firefly Funhouse catchphrases, “Yowie Wowie!” while addressing the audience.

Seth Rollins’ tribute comes in the wake of Windham Rotunda’s passing and serves as a testament to the deep bond the two shared, both as friends and rivals within the wrestling ring. Their history dates back to a compelling feud over the WWE Universal Title in 2019, leaving an indelible mark on the WWE landscape.

Bray Wyatt will always be in heart

Reflecting on Rotunda’s vibrant personality, Seth Rollins shared a heartfelt video on X, detailing his affection and admiration for his late colleague. He emphasized the profound impact Rotunda had on his life, describing him as a source of joy, happiness, and positivity. Rollins’s absence during a recent episode of “SmackDown,” dedicated to paying respects to Rotunda, was a result of his emotional connection to the late wrestler.

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The tribute extended beyond words when Rollins took to the ring at a WWE live event over the weekend. Emotions ran high as Rollins broke down while discussing both Rotunda and his iconic Wyatt character. In a moving display of respect, Rollins even incorporated some of Wyatt’s signature moves into his performance, further underscoring the depth of their connection.

Seth Rollins’ meaningful gesture of incorporating the Fiend mask sideplate onto his championship belt serves as a touching tribute to the multifaceted legacy of Bray Wyatt. As the wrestling community continues to mourn Wyatt’s passing, Rollins’ actions stand as a testament to the enduring impact and camaraderie within the world of professional wrestling.

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