The Potential Of The Gold Standard Shelton Benjamin

xxValentinoxx Aka rashadCorrespondent IMay 17, 2009

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Shelton Benjamin stands over CM Punk during WWE Smackdown at Acer Arena on June 15, 2008 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Gaye Gerard/Getty Images)


Shelton Benjamin is easily one of the most athletic superstars in professional wrestling. Today, he may not have the best mic skill or the best gimmick, but Benjamin can go in the ring.

Benjamin began his career off great, with some wins over Triple H, but that moment went away

Benjamin is apparently the gold standard, but is not wearing any gold. But his gimmick is actually correct.

The gold standard, he is the kind of person you have to be able to beat to get your hand on single gold.

I for one, don't like his gimmick or his hair.

For Benjamin, all the creative team has to do is (tweak it) in the words of Mick Foley.

Benjamin has the potential to be a world champion. And the one thing I can say that for sure needs to happen to Benjamin is a face turn in his future.

If you listen to the crowd when you are watching a Benjamin match, you will hear one word echoing through the arena every time and that word is Woo!!

Benjamin's ring skills and athleticism speaks for itself, and all he needs to do is get the crowds support and as a face he can get that support.

And when Benjamin does turns face, then when you watch a Benjamin match you won't hear "woo" every few minutes, but you will here a supportive crowd cheering for a young mans athletisism.

Face turn + Benjamin = world title.