Originally, the plan by WWE was to have Miz team up with Stardust to take on Stephen Amell and Adrian Neville. However, management had to change up those plans when Ryback was injured and the feud including Big Show was stalled. A replacement was needed, so they decided on Wade Barrett, who really did not have an important program to work, despite being King of the Ring.
August 12, 2015
In what felt like a filler match at Payback, Adrian Neville was able to pick up a victory over Wade Barrett because the latter walked out of the ring and purposely never came back. While it was designed to provide more heel heat for Barrett, WWE ended up sucking the air out of the audience because they were really rooting for Neville to pick up the clean victory. From the looks of things, this feud is expected to last at least another month.
May 17, 2015