Bianca Belair and Shayna Baszler

Does anyone have any idea what’s going on with these two?

Is there not enough time to fit either in on a three hour RAW? Why were they called up from NXT? What was the long term plan with either of them?

I knew they would botch Shayna (figured Vince won’t like her look) but I’m stunned they have somehow managed to make Belair a non-factor so quickly.

It just boggles the mind they have no spots for either women. Shayna was last feuding with Nattie, who is now also a heel. Belair was last seen telling the Street Profits to get serious, they then went on to have weeks of horrendous comedy segments with the Vikings.

Anyone have any idea what is happening with these two? Or have any faith they will be used properly? Seems like more wasted NXT call-ups to me

I get the impression that they are trying to cycle through talent, giving them months off at a time with whats going on right now.

That explains Shayna. Not sure about Bianca given that her husband is on the show each week, but he has mostly done pre-produced vignettes, so its possible that it was all shot over a few days and then they were given time off.

I don’t have a problem with them doing that TBH. I’d rather these guys cycle in and out as working every taping would be hard right now.

Perhaps. Just seemed odd at the time to call up Belair if they have no real plans for her. I think she has every tool to be a huge star so I just hope they don’t mess her up.

Had no faith they would use Baszler correctly. She’s just not someone I can see Vince being interested in

It’s a new regime with Heyman being stripped off his title. Big Dave suggested that the “building new talents” phase is almost certainly over and they’ll go back using older guys, cause the ratings went so much down the drainer (which makes it so sad that there was a bump this week).

Also, remember that it was reported even before WM, that Vince does not “get” Shayna, while Bianca is been kept away because of the Street Prophets, cause they are “too goofy for her”… which does not explain why she’s not been used in anything else, but, well - Vince logic.

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I dont think Baszler’s been used poorly (outside of the vampire angle), but I hear you. Vince likes a certain archetype, and Shayna certainly is not that.

The Bianca thing is weird since she was introduced at mania, we’ll see what happens.

I’m not too worried based on them not being on TV now, but I am worried based on their track record with NXT talent.

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