Everyone's focusing on backstage/real life drama, no one seems to care about what happens in the shows. Lashley became a really good hand over the years, his match with Rollins on RAW was a highlight! He seemed pretty shaky in his first WWE run right? Did he get better during his TNA run?
I think the combination of that and his MMA stuff really helped his confidence in the ring and made him a better worker. He definitely didn't used to be a guy who could carry a World title, and now he could easily be champion again when needed.