Ever since he main-evented WrestleMania 27 against John Cena, The Miz has had a bit of a rocky ride in the WWE.
After surprising everyone by having a lengthy reign with the WWE Championship, his fall from grace has been just as surprising.
The Miz hasn't gotten anywhere close to the level he was at in early 2011, spending much of 2012 as a forgotten midcarder. Now, he's struggling to adapt to his new role as a babyface.
Just what's wrong with The Miz ? Well, a lot of things.
But if we're going to try to figure out what is really hurting The Miz these days, consider what he's missing now that he's almost always had: a sidekick.
Here are 7 reasons why The Miz needs a sidekick to get back on track.