When Paul Heyman was the executive director of WWE Monday Night RAW, he had a good few Superstars in mind that he wanted to give more spotlight to. Then Paul Heyman was fired from that position and as a result, many of those Superstars suffered and floundered on the main roster once again. Vince McMahon seemingly had no interest in those Superstars whatsoever, with Andrade before his release being his most hated on Raw along with Angel Garza. Vince ‘angered’ Charlotte Flair backstage.
Bruce Prichard became executive director for both RAW and SmackDown. Due to this, the company’s intentions for all the WWE Superstars Paul Heyman wanted to push changed.
On the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that former WWE Superstar Andrade was one of the Superstars Paul Heyman wanted to push. Aleister Black and Buddy Murphy were also Superstars Heyman wanted to receive more spotlight, but Vince McMahon simply did not feel the same way as Heyman did. As a result, their booking was lacklustre and all three were absent from WWE television for a long time. It
I mean when Paul Heyman was gone, Aleister Black, Buddy Murphy, and Andrade — it was not a good day for any of them. Like I said when he was gone. They are not Vince’s favorites and Garza is another one and when Heyman was gone it was not going to be good for any of them.”