Ever since returning to WWE in 2008, R-Truth has played a comedic role. Initially towards the start of his second run with the company, he was involved in some important storylines. However, as time went on R-Truth became relegated to the lower card and often found himself competing for the 24/7 title.
On the hand, Shelton Benjamin enjoyed a promising run in WWE back in the early 2000s and was featured in the Intercontinental Title scene quite prominently. However, his career couldn’t reach the expectations fans had for him. Although, he recently returned to the WWE for a second run, he hasn’t enjoyed the same level of success he enjoyed in his first run.
This week on Main Event, Shelton was involved in a serious segment with R-Truth. During the segment, Shelton Benjamin told R-Truth that he’s already had his fun while several veterans used to advise him to take things seriously as he may never get another big opportunity.
Benjamin listed some of the titles he’s held and before he left he said, “I used to be the Gold Standard Shelton Benjamin but now I’m just Shelton.”
Shelton Benjamin started teaming together last week and are event listed internally as a tag team. Only time will tell if both veterans will be pushed after this gimmick change.
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