Even though they are both solid performers, fans simply have a hard time getting behind Los Matadores. WWE likes having them around because they are reliable and responsible. Management is trying to come up with a gimmick change for the duo, so that they can continue to be useful in the tag team division. That does not necessarily mean that El Torito will be out of a job anytime soon, though.
September 3, 2015
There is some confusion backstage in WWE in regards to how Los Matadores are being used. They recently did a subtle heel turn because the front office needed someone to fill that role during a title match at Wrestlemania. However, many are questioning the decision to stick with that plan because El Torito was specifically designed to entertain the children. Diego and Fernando worked as heels during the Smackdown taping this week.
May 1, 2015
In case you still cannot see that the Ascension are being demoted greatly by WWE, then take a look at the Wrestlemania card. Management wanted to have four teams competing for the tag team championship. Since they are so unimpressed with Viktor and Konnor, they opted to push Los Matadores instead. Diego and Fernando have been rarely used over the last year. They only made sporadic appearances with El Torito.
March 21, 2015