Sometimes, it just isn't the right time. In WWE, superstars in developmental territories are considered to be brought up constantly. For some, the timing is perfect and the superstar thrives at the next level.
There are other times, however, where it just doesn't seem to work out correctly. Perfectly good talent gets brought up to the big time, only to have their careers fall apart like wet newspaper.
It isn't always directly the fault of the superstar itself. Sometimes, the creative team just doesn't give them anything good to work with. Some can bounce back and continue to stay relevant, while many have their clips scattered across the Internet like it is the Island of Misfit Toys.
There have been some things done to certain talented wrestlers in recent years that looked pretty awful in the moment and seem even worse in hindsight. Here are just 15 of the instances where WWE's staff probably wishes they could turn the clock back a little bit.