Last night’s episode of WWE Monday Night Raw saw the duo of Elias and Jaxson Ryker finally break apart, as Ryker attacked the Drifter during one of his signature music performances, leading to a matchup that Ryker would win by count-out.
Previously the two were considered heels on the Raw roster leading many in the WWE Universe to wonder who would be the babyface in this feud.
According to PWInsider, WWE is planning to keep Elias as a heel and will be pushing Ryker as the babyface, at least in this rivalry, going forward. Ryker had completely changed up his look from his previous character incarnations, which saw him as the leader of the now-disbanded Forgotten Sons group.
WWE sources indicate that the plan is, going forward, Ryker will be on the babyface side of the roster.
Ryker made his WWE return last December, following a several-month hiatus.
He and his former teammates, The Forgotten Sons, were removed from televsion following Ryker’s tweet in support of Former President Donald Trump, who hours before threatened military force against protesters across the U.S in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. This tweet caught backlash from many WWE talent, some of which were vocal on social media.
WWE has one episode of Raw left before their Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. Whether Ryker and Elias get added to that card remains to be seen.