Originally, WWE were advertising Alexa Bliss vs. Trish Stratus and Lita vs. Mickie James for WWE Evolution in a few weeks. The WWE Universe was excited to see Bliss vs. Trish at the event, but Lita vs. Mickie wasn’t bringing anything new to the table. On paper, it’s not a surprise that WWE officials changed their own plans and combined both matches.
Last night on Raw, Lita made her WWE return to align with Trish and the changes were made official. However, it wasn’t the lack of interest in either match that caused WWE to make the changes. According to a report from Pro Wrestling Unlimited, the plan was always for Lita and Trish to be featured in a tag team match against Bliss and Mickie.
The reason why WWE officials advertised Trish in Lita in their own singles matches was a marketing tactic to sell tickets for ‘Evolution.’ Bliss vs. Trish is viewed as a huge match for the company. The powers that be used that anticipation to sell tickets. Lita vs. Mickie James has been combined with Bliss vs. Trish because the company can now advertise Nikki Bella vs. Ronda Rousey for the Raw Women’s Title after Nikki’s heel turn on Raw.
Lita and Trish versus Alexa and Mickie could end up stealing the show at Evolution:
On paper, WWE fans who bought tickets have the right to be upset since they were lied to by WWE management. The natural argument here is that “the card is always subject to change.” A lot of people will still enjoy seeing Lita and Trish compete against Bliss in a new rivalry. The tag team match also lets WWE book singles matches at another time.
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