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Chair Shots: What about the WWE WrestleMania 29 undercard?

Four big matches have already been set for WrestleMania (well, the fourth will be presumably be official when Brock Lesnar accepts Triple H's challenge on Raw tonight) and at least two others have been heavily hinted at (Randy Orton, Sheamus and Big Show vs. The Shield, and Ryback vs. Mark Henry) which we discussed last week.

With all that in mind, there is still a ton of talent currently on the sidelines for WrestleMania 29.

First and foremost on that list is Chris Jericho, who will return to WWE television tonight after a two-week hiatus to tour with his band, Fozzy. Speculation since the Royal Rumble has been that he would face and put over Dolph Ziggler at WrestleMania, but it's anyone's guess if that is still in the cards. If so, it would just be another rematch from 2012 to add to the card.

Personally, I'm curious to see if Jericho returns as a babyface. At one point, a popular rumor was that he would turn heel to put over Ryback at WrestleMania, but that ship has likely sailed. Still there is nothing stopping Jericho from turning heel and putting over another member of the roster like, I don't know, the Miz.

However, the best use of Jericho would probably be in a match for one of the mid-card titles. Neither Intercontinental Champion Wade Barrett nor United States Champion Antonio Cesaro have much going on (with Barrett's feud with Bo Dallas seemingly dropped and Cesaro beating the Miz in a 2 out of 3 falls match on Smackdown) and Jericho could likely create a masterpiece with either Superstar, especially Cesaro.

Alas, I think Jericho will end up facing Barrett for the IC title while Cesaro defends against Miz one more time.

Speaking of champions, there certainly will be a spot on the card for Tag Team Champions Kane and Daniel Bryan, who have floated near the top of the card practically the entire year as singles competitors or as a team. Many expected the official breakup of Team Hell No to occur before WrestleMania and face each other, but that no longer appears to be in the cards either.

Interaction between Bryan and AJ Lee backstage during Friday's Smackdown tapings may have been the start of something. On the house show circuit, Kane and Bryan have been defending the titles against AJ's beau Ziggler and their muscle, Big E Langston. Remember, of course, that AJ was in Bryan's corner when he lost the World Heavyweight Championship at last year's WrestleMania.

Earlier this year, I was pushing for Bryan to win the Royal Rumble and challenge Ziggler for the championship (assuming he had cashed in his Money in the Bank by then) at WrestleMania. Of course, Kane would've been in Bryan's corner to counteract interference from Big E Langston.

While it doesn't help a fledgling tag team divison, I do think this is WWE's best way to get Bryan, Kane, Ziggler and AJ -- all big players in the past year who deserve a spot on the main WrestleMania card.

A few weeks ago, I had thought maybe AJ would face Kaitlyn for the Divas Championship at WrestleMania, but now I'm not convinced the Divas will have a spot on the main WrestleMania card. Instead, I suspect they will be part of the hour-long pre-show on YouTube that Stephanie McMahon hyped at the South by SouthWest conference last week.

If they do, I'm thinking we'll see Kaitlyn defending against newly minted heel Layla. She got involved and cost Kaitlyn a nontitle match against Tamina on Smackdown, which could be putting the wheels in motion for this, or a triple threat between the three.

The remainder of the roster is largely tag teams at that point, including part-time teams Rhodes Scholars and Kofi Kingston/R-Truth, both of which seemingly had a reunion of sorts lately. The New Age Outlaws, who Cody Rhodes and Damien Sandow will face on Raw tonight, could be in the mix as well.

Rey Mysterio's WrestleMania status is up in the air as he suffered another knee injury, so I don't suspect there will be announced plans for him (and because of that, his tag team partner Sin Cara) beyond an appearance on the preshow. 3MB, the Prime Time Players, Brodus Clay and Sweet T Tensai, Primo and Epico, and the Usos round out the rest of the tag teams.

Finally, a few outliers like Santino Marella, Zack Ryder and David Otunga will likely find themselves on the outside looking in, or saved for backstage segments at best.

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