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The Road to WrestleMania is sometimes filled with potholes

The Bayley versus Lacey Evans feud really has been going on since Survivor Series? Royal Rumble is this Sunday.

The story so far

Here’s the thing, Bayley is really talented and on paper Lacey Evans has a lot of potential. The problem is WWE Creative isn’t doing either woman any favors. Bayley’s run as a heel has been given a long leash and the jury is still out on if any of what she is doing is sticking.

As for Evans, she has become a classic case of ‘too much, too soon’. Evans went from largely forgotten in NXT, almost right into Becky Lynch’s big post-WrestleMania 35 feud. Evans was not even close to ready to go toe-to-toe with Lynch on the mic or in the ring. Now rebooted as a babyface, is she really ready for the task of being Heel Bayley’s second major feud?

The build to Royal Rumble

The most memorable moment of this now nearly three month feud has been Evan’s child screaming at Bayley’s BFF Sasha Banks. There might be more heat between The Boss and mini-Evans than there is for the main characters in the story.

Dana Brooke was briefly involved as a go-between for Evans and Bayley, but nothing really has stood out during the latest SmackDown Women’s title angle.

The go-home show

Okay, that was great.

When devoid of storyline logic for answers, the question then becomes which wrestler needs the win more on Sunday? With Bayley floundering as a bad girl, maybe defeating Evans in decisive fashion will give her another boost.

On the main roster, Evans has already been given two huge opportunities, so the promotion sees something in the 29-year-old. Could a surprise title win early in her career, as a face, suddenly flip the switch on Evans?

No matter the outcome at the 2020 Royal Rumble, it feels like both Bayley and Lacey Evans are more than ready to move on from one another.


Who wins?

This poll is closed

  • 70%
    (439 votes)
  • 29%
    Lacey Evans
    (181 votes)
620 votes total Vote Now

Tune into cSs for full bell-to-bell coverage of Royal Rumble Sunday starting at 5:00 p.m. ET with the Kickoff show leading right on into the main card at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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