Former tag workforce champion Murphy recalled the time he got here again after quarantining and WWE had nixed plans for him and Aalyah Mysterio. Murphy was concerned in an angle on SmackDown final yr the place he acquired romantically concerned with Rey Mysterio’s daughter Aalyah Mysterio on-screen. Nonetheless, the angle was dropped mid-way.
Murphy had served as Seth Rollins’ disciple for many of 2020 however turned on The Messiah and joined forces with The Mysterios after Aalyah entered the fray. What initially appeared like a giant push for Murphy turned out to be a dud, with WWE abruptly dropping plans for Murphy and Aalyah.
Chatting with Fightful, Murphy talked about how he was stored in the dead of night relating to his plans and needed to textual content Dominik Mysterio to inquire about Aalyah Mysterio. Murphy was set to be a part of The Mysterios’ feud with Baron Corbin, Steve Cutler and Wesley Blake. Nonetheless, after Cutler and Blake had been let go, WWE had no plans for Aalyah or Murphy both:
”Rey and Dominik are doing stuff and I am like, ‘what is going on on?’ Aalyah will not be there. ‘Do they want me?’ I am messaging Dominik like, ‘Is Aalyah coming to TV?’ There was no communication. She was asking her dad, I am asking Dom and Rey. We had no concept. The dust sheets mentioned they’d dropped the angle. How do the dust sheets know earlier than I do? I am making an attempt to trace down Bruce [Prichard]. I monitor him down and I am like, ‘what is going on on?’ He is like, ‘Yeah, we dropped it,” mentioned Murphy.
What occurred to Aalyah Mysterio and Murphy’s angle?
It got here as a shock to followers that WWE determined to drop an angle that had turn into so talked about. Aalyah Mysterio was not used as an everyday on-screen character, whereas Murphy was used sporadically earlier than WWE launched him a couple of weeks again.
Murphy has had some stellar matches with prime names like Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Aleister Black, so it got here as a serious disappointment when WWE determined to let him go.
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