WWE CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: CEDRIC ALEXANDER VS. BUDDY MURPHY (c)
Fun action early with both guys showing the crowd what they’re in for with dueling displays of athleticism. An appreciative “205” chant breaks out. Tremendously quick pace and great chain wrestling by both guys. If you’re not watching this show, START! You can watch ANY TIME on demand! And it’s only an hour! Much less demanding than Raw or SmackDown, and lately it’s been much better TV.
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On the kickoff show, the Raw women’s team is already fighting themselves when Ruby Riott brings up Anvil’s sunglasses. Why did SmackDown pick Mandy Rose and not Nikki Cross?? Lame.
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COUNRTY DOMINANCE VS. B’N’B
B’N’B are really fun together. If only they weren’t booked like shit separately. Renee talks about the “lack of disrespect from Bobby Lashley to Finn Bálor”. Ok. Bayley runs straight into a super kick from Mickie James that looked like it knocked a few teeth loose. Lio Rush rush screaming from Bálor, and ends up getting a Belly to Bayley. Mickie James wins with a DDT. Nothing too special about this one.
Match Rating: Three Gold Medals
DAY ONE GLOW VS. FABULOUS TRUTH
Naomi has horns. The was one of the worst rap battles in a long history of bad WWE rap battles. The match was just as bad.
Security surrounds the ring as Baron Corbin enters. I’m sure the security is to protect Corbin from Braun Strowman. Corbin of course names himself captain of the Raw men’s Survivor Series team, but can’t compete. Makes no sense. He names Ziggler, McIntyre, and Strowman as the first three members. He taught Braun to respect authority at Crown Jewel. And Braun will teach Corbin how to eat through a straw.
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It’s still hard to watch Joe Anoai’s announcement from last week. It puts a lump in my throat every time I see it.
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TEAM PAWS (BOBBY ROODE & NATALYA) VS. TEAM B’N’B (FINN BALOR & BAYLEY)
Balor & Roode wear each other’s jackets and do each other’s mannerisms. Slow and boring action from Bayley and Natalya. She was about to go for a suicide dive before Bobby Roode tagged himself in saying, “You don’t dive! I’m saving you!”
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Reigns looks distraught. I… have no words. Man, this is as real as real gets. I really don’t know what to say. Love or hate the character, they loved the man tonight. Such a real moment between him and the crowd, and him and his Shield brothers. There’s a lot of moments that make me embarrassed to be a wrestling fan, but this one with the way the crowd reacted, this made me proud to be one. We love you Joe.
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OPENING SEGMENT: BRAUN STROWMAN, DREW McINTYRE, & DOLPH ZIGGLER
The heels run down the Shield, talk about who is going to win the WWE World Cup, then are interrupted by The Shi…. nope, Roman and Seth. Seth calls himself the best in the world. He did that this past week and asked said he wanted a match against Kenny Omega. Omega and Tommaso Ciampa responded. I’m all for that mess of humanity. Rollins gets some cheap Philly pops. None of the promos were that good or that long. I wasn’t a huge fan of this opening. I think it’s because this feud has been stale and boring.
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On a boring Sunday, let’s check out the live event action from Saturday.
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TEAM B-N-B (FINN BALOR & BAYLEY) VS. MONSTER ECLIPSE (BRAUN STROWMAN & EMBER MOON
Ember Moon is one of my favorite wrestlers and she makes everyone she’s in the ring with better. Braun makes everyone he’s in the ring with cry. If Team B-N-B wins, it won’t be because Balor pins Strowman. Strowman is kicking the shit out of Balor, badly. The only hope Balor has is to get to Bayley, which he is finally able to do. Ember and Bayley are terrific against each other. Great, intense pace, back-and-forth action, and awesome moves. Bayley hits her Bayley to Belly finisher on Ember, but Braun pulls Ember out of the ring and makes the tag.
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