The lack of Batista leaves creative with two options going forward, in my opinion: either cut the program short or add a new member to Evolution. Cutting the program short could mean having the two stables compete during the next two pay-per-views (Extreme Rules and Payback) and then have the feud between Reigns and Triple H culminate at Money in the Bank, which has arguably become one of the top four events of the year. If creative hopes to truly build Reigns into a star, however, that seems like a rather anti-climactic way to do so, as it would rush the program and not employ the slow burn tactic that has proven to be successful in the past, particularly with Daniel Bryan’s battles with the Authority. [caption id="attachment_102816" align="alignright" width="399"]The Shield/Evolution program has been great thus far, but will it become stale by SummerSlam? 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That is the message Triple H has been sending to the Shield in recent weeks since reforming Evolution. The concept seems simple enough when applied to professional wrestling: either evolve your character over time or quickly become irrelevant. However, Triple H should be heeding his own advice, because it appears Evolution is the stable that will need to adapt in the near future in order to survive. With Batista taking some time off after Extreme Rules and Triple H only working a part-time in-ring schedule, Randy Orton will be the only full-time competitor left in Evolution in a few weeks. The ultimate goal of the entire Evolution/Shield feud is to set up a contest between Triple H and Roman Reigns sometime this fall, most likely at SummerSlam. If Batista takes a significant amount of time off and Triple H only appears to cut promos, it seems like it will be difficult to drag out the program until August. [caption id="attachment_99862" align="alignright" width="401"]Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution. Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution.[/caption] Ric Flair is scheduled to appear on Raw this week, meaning he could also be inserted into the program for a brief period of time. I highly doubt that Flair will be around for long though, as he was not originally slated to rejoin Evolution, and considering the fact that he hasn’t shown up to a WWE event sober in months, it seems unlikely that too much importance will be placed on the Nature Boy. Flair’s sobriety, or lack thereof, aside, he is also not someone who is going to compete in the ring, so his involvement seems rather pointless, especially when considering that Triple H is basically playing the same managerial role that Flair occupied during the stable’s original incarnation. The lack of Batista leaves creative with two options going forward, in my opinion: either cut the program short or add a new member to Evolution. Cutting the program short could mean having the two stables compete during the next two pay-per-views (Extreme Rules and Payback) and then have the feud between Reigns and Triple H culminate at Money in the Bank, which has arguably become one of the top four events of the year. If creative hopes to truly build Reigns into a star, however, that seems like a rather anti-climactic way to do so, as it would rush the program and not employ the slow burn tactic that has proven to be successful in the past, particularly with Daniel Bryan’s battles with the Authority. [caption id="attachment_102816" align="alignright" width="399"]The Shield/Evolution program has been great thus far, but will it become stale by SummerSlam? 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That is the message Triple H has been sending to the Shield in recent weeks since reforming Evolution. The concept seems simple enough when applied to professional wrestling: either evolve your character over time or quickly become irrelevant. However, Triple H should be heeding his own advice, because it appears Evolution is the stable that will need to adapt in the near future in order to survive. With Batista taking some time off after Extreme Rules and Triple H only working a part-time in-ring schedule, Randy Orton will be the only full-time competitor left in Evolution in a few weeks. The ultimate goal of the entire Evolution/Shield feud is to set up a contest between Triple H and Roman Reigns sometime this fall, most likely at SummerSlam. If Batista takes a significant amount of time off and Triple H only appears to cut promos, it seems like it will be difficult to drag out the program until August. [caption id="attachment_99862" align="alignright" width="401"]Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution. Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution.[/caption] Ric Flair is scheduled to appear on Raw this week, meaning he could also be inserted into the program for a brief period of time. I highly doubt that Flair will be around for long though, as he was not originally slated to rejoin Evolution, and considering the fact that he hasn’t shown up to a WWE event sober in months, it seems unlikely that too much importance will be placed on the Nature Boy. Flair’s sobriety, or lack thereof, aside, he is also not someone who is going to compete in the ring, so his involvement seems rather pointless, especially when considering that Triple H is basically playing the same managerial role that Flair occupied during the stable’s original incarnation. 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The Shield/Evolution program has been great thus far, but will it become stale by SummerSlam?[/caption] The latter option would involve adding a new member to Evolution. In my opinion, who better to join Evolution than Roman Reigns himself? It would set up the group going forward by employing the same steadfast model as before with the best of the past (Triple H), the best of the present (Randy Orton), and the best of the future (Roman Reigns). Although fans would likely be initially upset if Reigns turns on his Shield brethren to join Evolution, it could allow for Reigns and Orton to compete against Ambrose and Rollins over the summer (Money in the Bank and Battleground) while being accompanied by Triple H as manager (or even have a new member join the Shield to battle Evolution, although this option seems very unlikely) before having Reigns turn on the group and battle Triple H at SummerSlam to end the feud. 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That is the message Triple H has been sending to the Shield in recent weeks since reforming Evolution. The concept seems simple enough when applied to professional wrestling: either evolve your character over time or quickly become irrelevant. However, Triple H should be heeding his own advice, because it appears Evolution is the stable that will need to adapt in the near future in order to survive. With Batista taking some time off after Extreme Rules and Triple H only working a part-time in-ring schedule, Randy Orton will be the only full-time competitor left in Evolution in a few weeks. The ultimate goal of the entire Evolution/Shield feud is to set up a contest between Triple H and Roman Reigns sometime this fall, most likely at SummerSlam. If Batista takes a significant amount of time off and Triple H only appears to cut promos, it seems like it will be difficult to drag out the program until August. [caption id="attachment_99862" align="alignright" width="401"]Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution. Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution.[/caption] Ric Flair is scheduled to appear on Raw this week, meaning he could also be inserted into the program for a brief period of time. I highly doubt that Flair will be around for long though, as he was not originally slated to rejoin Evolution, and considering the fact that he hasn’t shown up to a WWE event sober in months, it seems unlikely that too much importance will be placed on the Nature Boy. Flair’s sobriety, or lack thereof, aside, he is also not someone who is going to compete in the ring, so his involvement seems rather pointless, especially when considering that Triple H is basically playing the same managerial role that Flair occupied during the stable’s original incarnation. The lack of Batista leaves creative with two options going forward, in my opinion: either cut the program short or add a new member to Evolution. Cutting the program short could mean having the two stables compete during the next two pay-per-views (Extreme Rules and Payback) and then have the feud between Reigns and Triple H culminate at Money in the Bank, which has arguably become one of the top four events of the year. If creative hopes to truly build Reigns into a star, however, that seems like a rather anti-climactic way to do so, as it would rush the program and not employ the slow burn tactic that has proven to be successful in the past, particularly with Daniel Bryan’s battles with the Authority. [caption id="attachment_102816" align="alignright" width="399"]The Shield/Evolution program has been great thus far, but will it become stale by SummerSlam? The Shield/Evolution program has been great thus far, but will it become stale by SummerSlam?[/caption] The latter option would involve adding a new member to Evolution. In my opinion, who better to join Evolution than Roman Reigns himself? It would set up the group going forward by employing the same steadfast model as before with the best of the past (Triple H), the best of the present (Randy Orton), and the best of the future (Roman Reigns). Although fans would likely be initially upset if Reigns turns on his Shield brethren to join Evolution, it could allow for Reigns and Orton to compete against Ambrose and Rollins over the summer (Money in the Bank and Battleground) while being accompanied by Triple H as manager (or even have a new member join the Shield to battle Evolution, although this option seems very unlikely) before having Reigns turn on the group and battle Triple H at SummerSlam to end the feud. It will ultimately be Evolution that will have to adapt in the near future if they hope to survive. Triple H does not wrestle frequently, Batista is taking a break for a while, and Orton cannot carry the group on his back. This leaves creative with few options going forward if they hope to keep Evolution on television for a prolonged period of time, meaning they will be forced to adapt or quickly perish into irrelevancy.   How do you feel about the Evolution/Shield program? What is the best course of action with Batista taking time off and Triple H wrestling a limited schedule? How would you like to see the inevitable matchup between Reigns and Triple H built up? 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Evolution: The Necessity of Adaptation

Adapt or perish. That is the message Triple H has been sending to the in recent weeks since reforming Evolution. The concept seems simple enough when applied to professional wrestling: either evolve your character over time or quickly become irrelevant.

However, Triple H should be heeding his advice, because it appears Evolution is the stable that will need to adapt in the near future in order to survive. With Batista taking some time off after and Triple H only working a part-time in-ring schedule, will be the only full-time competitor left in Evolution in a few weeks.

The ultimate goal of the entire Evolution/Shield feud is to set up a contest between Triple H and sometime this fall, most likely at SummerSlam. If Batista takes a significant amount of time off and Triple H only appears to cut promos, it seems like it will be difficult to drag out the program until August.

Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution.

Batista is taking some time off after Extreme Rules, leaving only one full-time competitor in Evolution.

is scheduled to appear on Raw this week, meaning he could also be inserted into the program for a brief period of time. I highly doubt that Flair will be around for long though, as he was not originally slated to rejoin Evolution, and considering the fact that he hasn’t shown up to a WWE event sober in months, it seems unlikely that too much importance will be placed on the Nature Boy.

Flair’s sobriety, or lack thereof, aside, he is also not someone who is going to compete in the ring, so his involvement seems rather pointless, especially when considering that Triple H is basically playing the same managerial role that Flair occupied during the stable’s original incarnation.

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