Charlotte Flair is a 10-time Women's Champion in WWE. In recent weeks, she has been focused on trying to become a Women's Tag Team Champion and Corey Graves feels as though she could be being utilized better on television.
Using his After The Bell podcast as a platform, Corey Graves would admit that he feels Charlotte Flair is of a rare caliber of athlete and seeing her try her hand in the tag division doesn’t feel like a good fit in his eyes.
"Charlotte Flair has never felt less important than she does right now. She has a resume a mile long and in a few short years, has already cemented herself as one of, if not the greatest female superstar in WWE history. By the time it's all said and done, I'm pretty sure we will be referring to The Queen as such," Corey began. "But something about what's been happening lately just feels off. This whole tag team thing with Charlotte finding a different partner week after week, it just doesn't click."
Corey would also remark that judging by Charlotte's facial expressions, she may feel the same way that he does.
He continued, "It looks to me like Charlotte is not feeling it. You can see it on her face. Charlotte Flair looks like she's going through the motions and getting through the night. I am not in any way saying anything negative about her ability. I am saying, what is happening around Charlotte Flair, has made her feel less than Charlotte Flair. For some reason, she and Becky are all of a sudden just pals."
Corey would go on to say that Charlotte Flair has the ability to be consistent on a grand scale on a regular basis and would even say that in his eyes, she carried the main event of this year‘s WrestleMania.
"She is one of the most exciting talents in WWE, maybe the best athlete in the entire business. Charlotte has the ability to be consistent. Charlotte Flair carried the main event of WrestleMania," Corey surmised. "If she was not in the triple threat match, there is no way the match is nearly as exciting or successful as it was. She was, to me, the star of that matchup. When she's motivated, she's untouchable."
Corey would close by saying that he would like to see a return of charlottes former villainous character and that perhaps it would do her some good to take some time off of television and give the audience a reason to miss her presence and impact on the product.
"So, I don't know how you fix this. Maybe Charlotte Flair just needs to be in the title picture all the time. I miss The Queen. My queen. The villainess that just kicked everybody's ass because she was superior," Graves confessed. "I don't know how you could bring it back. I don't think it's a tough thing to fix, but it needs to come back. Either that or let Charlotte Flair take a little bit of a break, let her take some time off and just disappear from the public eye for a few months. Let everybody remember why they missed Charlotte Flair, why she is who she is. I know I'm forced to explain myself ad nauseum, but allow me to reiterate one more time, I want my queen back."
Currently, Cory is only getting a chance to see Charlotte Flair in action through the television screen as they were separated by the 2019 WWE Draft. Charlotte Flair is on Monday Night Raw and Graves is currently in an analyst role on commentary for Friday Night Smackdown on the Fox Network.
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