WWE Is Dropping The Ball With The Buildup To Historic Evolution Pay-Per-ViewOctober 20, 2018
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Over the course of the past couple of months, WWE has had the tough task of creating hype and excitement for four events at once: Hell in a Cell, Super Show-Down, Evolution and Crown Jewel.
As a potentially huge moneymaker and a show that could pave the way for more future events in Australia, Super Show-Down had a loaded card with plenty of build for blockbuster matches like AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe and The Undertaker vs.
As WWE’s female superstars have developed into legitimate draws for the company, the women’s division has consistently made history with landmark moments, including the first-ever women’s Money in the Bank, Elimination Chamber, Hell in a Cell and Royal Rumble matches.
Triple H took priority over all else at Super Show-Down, including blockbuster women’s matches like Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch and the Bella Twins teaming with Ronda Rousey.
WWE knows that Crown Jewel is its biggest moneymaker, which explains why it has been prioritized over a show like Evolution that should be portrayed as one of the most important shows in company history.
With WWE focusing so much time, effort and money on Super Show-Down and Crown Jewel, Evolution has felt like the forgotten middle child, resulting in an Evolution show with poorly built rivalries and significantly less hype than you would expect from a show of such magnitude.
It’s not that I don’t dream about wrestling Trish or Lita, but with the current storyline with Becky Lynch and I being so heated, it means that much more.
Even many of WWE’s female stars have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment with being relegated to a battle royal that comes across as a lazy way to get more female stars on the show.
Other than long-term stories like Lynch vs.
On April 22, 2013, it was announced that the Divas would be getting a show on E! network titled Total Divas. It would follow the lives behind the scenes of select Divas. Natalya, Naomi, Cameron, The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki), and also Eva Marie and JoJo Offerman from the developmental territory WWE NXT were announced as the inaugural cast for the show. The show premiered on July 28. The show was an instant hit, and was…