Every WWE Heel Turn Of 2021

1 year ago by Liam Winnard

Every WWE Heel Turn Of 2021

We’re keeping track of all the good guys turned bad in WWE in the year of 2021. This’ll be updated every time a new heel turn occurs.

For the 2020 list, click here.

For 2021 babyface turns, click here.


Tamina

When: January 1

How: Formed an alliance with heel Natalya

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: Yes – her and Natalya were fan favorites against Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler at WrestleMania 37 Night 2


Sheamus

When: February 1

How: Turned on babyface WWE Champion Drew McIntyre

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Apollo Crews

When: February 12

How: Attacked Big E during Intercontinental Title defence against Shinsuke Nakamura

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: No


Adam Cole

When: February 14

How: Attacked Finn Balor and Kyle O’Reilly

Where: NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day

Turned since: No


Isaiah Scott

When: February 17

How: Attacked Leon Ruff after losing their match

Where: NXT

Turned since: No


Chad Gable & Otis

When: February 17

How: Attacked Rey Mysterio after losing tag match to Rey & Dominik via DQ

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: No


Murphy

When: March 5

How: Tried to get back in the good books of Seth Rollins, but lost to Cesaro

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: No


Shane McMahon

When: March 8

How: Called Braun Strowman stupid

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Reginald

When: March 12

How: Got along with Nia Jax on a shopping spree

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: Yes – Unceromoniously kicked to the curb by Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler, then won the 24/7 Championship on July 19 Raw


Sasha Banks

When: March 21

How: Slapped Bianca Belair

Where: Fastlane

Turned since: Yes – confronted heel SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair on October 22 SmackDown


Edge

When: March 26

How: Ambushed Daniel Bryan

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: Yes – Returned to attack Roman Reigns on July 25 SmackDown


Isla Dawn

When: April 1

How: Attacked Emilia McKenzie and aligned with Kay Lee Ray

Where: NXT UK

Turned since: No


Kenny Williams

When: April 1

How: Turned on Amir Jordan during tag team championship match

Where: NXT UK

Turned since: No


Rhea Ripley

When: April 5

How: Turned on Asuka during tag team match

Where: Raw

Turned since: Yes – Status had been unclear for months but was solidified with an emotional Connor’s Cure speech before teaming with Nikki ASH to win Women’s Tag Team Championship


Charlotte Flair

When: April 12

How: Cut heel promo before interrupting Raw Women’s Title match between Rhea Ripley and Asuka

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Ashante “Thee” Adonis

When: May 11

How: Aligned with Isaiah Scott and Hit Row

Where: NXT

Turned since: No


Rohan Raja

When: June 24

How: Aligned with Teoman and attacked Oliver Carter

Where: NXT UK

Turned since: No


Becky Lynch

When: August 21

How: Returned after being out since April 2020 and beat Bianca Belair in about 20 seconds for the SmackDown Women’s Championship

Where: SummerSlam

Turned since: No


Carmelo Hayes

When: September 14

How: Introduced Trick Williams who convinced him to stop being a nice guy

Where: NXT 2.0

Turned since: No


Mandy Rose

When: September 14

How: Joined forced with Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne to form Toxic Attraction

Where: NXT 2.0

Turned since: No


Humberto Carrillo

When: September 20

How: Formed tag team with heel cousin Angel Garza and beat babyfaces Mansoor and Mustafa Ali

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Shelton Benjamin

When: September 27

How: The Hurt Business reunited to help Bobby Lashley against Big E

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Mustafa Ali

When: October 11

How: Attacked Mansoor after tag team loss to Cedric Alexander & Shelton Benjamin to set up singles match at Crown Jewel

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Shotzi

When: October 29

How: Attacked Sasha Banks after losing to Charlotte Flair while Banks was at ringside trying to help Shotzi

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: No


Doudrop

When: November 8

How: Attacked Bianca Belair during five-way #1 contender match Belair was in but Doudrop wasn’t

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Kevin Owens

When: November 8

How: Attacked WWE Champion Big E after E accidentally cost him his match against Seth Rollins

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Natalya

When: November 12

How: Status had been blurred for months but looked to be cemented as a heel as she teamed with heels Shotzi and Shayna Baszler against babyfaces Naomi, Sasha Banks and Aliyah

Where: SmackDown

Turned since: No


Tamina

When: November 15

How: Status had been blurred for months but looked to be cemented as a heel as she confronted and faced babyface Bianca Belair

Where: Raw

Turned since: No


Von Wagner

When: December 5

How: Turned on Kyle O’Reilly after they lost NXT Tag Title match

Where: NXT WarGames

Turned since: No

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