Ryback changed his appearance on Smackdown.

Unfortunately for Ryback it is 'new gear, still no idea'

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Making it in the WWE is one hell of a task, but getting over with the fans is probably the hardest job every Superstar comes across, and sadly for Ryback, it just isn't working for him.

You will all remember Ryback as being Ryan Reeves from an early series of WWE Tough Enough. He had the muscular physique that Vince McMahon absolutely loves, but sadly, he didn't have much else.

Fast-forward a few years and Ryan Reeves, now Ryback, is in the main roster for RAW and Smackdown, but he just doesn't really add anything to either show. You know what  you are going to get from The Big Guy.


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A few head-slaps, a 'feed me more' chant, it's feeding time, and then a quick-fire match that usually results in him losing.

It wasn't always this way for Ryback, however, as there was a time he was main-eventing PPVs alongside CM Punk (we all know how that ended, though).

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Ryback's Road

Working his way up through the development roster and then part of Nexus, Ryback was finally given his own path. The first several weeks on TV he was doing two-on-ones just to illustrate how strong he actually is.

The matches would end with him shell-shocking the two opponents together and picking up the win.


Then came the push WWE gave him. He was going for the title and going up against CM Punk. He was working alongside upcoming stable 'The Shield' and things were looking quite rosy for The Big Guy.

This was until he lost his big title match because of a rogue referee knows as Brad Maddox.

After that push and that storyline, it all fell down for Ryback. He had the weird bullying story before then joining up with Curtis Axel to create the infamous 'RybAxel', and now he's just on his own doing pointless five-minute matches.

He's changes his attire to show off more of his physique but in truth, nothing can help him get over with the audience. 

The issue with Ryback is not his appearances, it's everything around that. It's the fact he's not the best wrestler, he's not great on the mic and he's just something fans don't buy into.

If Ryback wants to be successful and get another push, he needs to work on his in-ring ability and also needs to find a suitable mouthpiece for him because right now, whenever he grabs a mic, fans grab for the remote to hit the mute button.

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