Wednesday, August 29, 2018

WWE 205 Live August 28, 2018 Results and Review Still Good Wrestling

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Akira Tozawa defeated The Brian Kendrick

A slow moving match that was a little boring to me. Tozawa would get the win, but I feel like we’ve seen this match many times before.

Hideo Itami vs. Michael Haize

Well, Itami was winning this match but out came Mustafa Ali after Itami was peaking up Haize for the whole match. However, he ran away, and the match was thrown out I guess.

Buddy Murphy defeated Kalisto

Here we go, one hell of a main event. This was a back and forth war, and both wrestlers threw everything that they had at one another. Murphy impresses here, with some killer reversals to Kalisto’s offense. The extra characters were thrown out of ringside, and wow, the framework here was nothing short of impressive with a lot of fighting back and forth, with lots of frenetic movements, and stellar moves. From high spots to hard hits, and more, you found that everything in this match made sense, and worked well. Murphy would get the final laugh, though, and boom, won this match.

As far as shows are concerned, 205 Live wins this week’s best main roster showcases, because of the final match. Great match with Murphy and Kalisto, and Murphy’s law that got the big win here. He’s destined to get a title shot sooner than later.

WWE Smackdown Live August 28, 2018 Results and Review The B Show Stands Still

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The show opened with talking. I hated it. King Booker showed up and the New Day hung out and talked a bit. Meh.

The Bar defeated The Colons, and The Good Brothers

This was an ok match at best. It was back and forth, and The Colons got too much offense for being still employed. The Bar would get the win in a somewhat ordinary, no nonsense matchup.

Randy Orton and Jeff Hardy Talk

A wrestling show with more talking? Yep! Hardy and Orton talked a bit, and that was that. Orton left after he dropped a mic and got pwned by Hardy.

The Iconics came out and talked. Yay, more talk. They started to try and make fun of Naomi.

Billie Kay defeated Naomi

A distraction kick and roll up in under 5 minutes. Hell of an evolution huh? This was a throw away match.

The Miz and Brie Talked

More talking on a wrestling show.

Andrade Cien Almas vs Daniel Bryan ended in A No Contest

Well, this match was back and forth for the most part, but after a while, we got Maryse and Miz coming down to beat up Daniel Bryan and Brie. So the match was thrown out, and there was a beat down at the end. It was ok at best, but of course the match with Miz and Maryse at Hell in a Cell is going to be great.

Charlotte Flair defeated Carmella

The main even was Carmella getting her rematch against Charlotte Flair, and wow, this was way better than I expected. There were a lot of great moments, including an incredible Huricanrana, and some great back and forth between the women. Great main event if you ask me. Wow.

After the match, Becky Lynch showed up to the ring and started to beat down Charlotte, and the crowd went nuts for her. That was incredible, good stuff overall.

Smackdown is a B show that seems like a tug boat. I liked the ending, and the crowd loves Becky so much, and I do too at this point. I don’t think she’s going to beat Charlotte though. This is a great feud though, and Charlotte is not getting cheered here at all and Becky called her a BITCH!

Becky! Becky! Becky! Becky! Becky!

Great showcase for a finale, even if the rest of the show had too much talking.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw August 27, 2018 Results and Review More Big Dog

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The start of the show was a shower of boos for the BIG DOG! Oh boy here we go.

Roman comes down, and immediately he shows off how smug he was. There was a fan that put out his fist to get a bump, and Reigns basically shook his head, like, “na, I’m good”, you know like a smug a-hole.

The show opened up with talking, and I hate that. Bryan and Roman will be inside Hell in a Cell for the Universal Title, and well, Roman will win with a spear as per usual. We then get a straight up tag team match for later tonight.

Baron Corbin came out and made matches, and then said he was going to take on Finn Balor. This was a rematch from Summerslam, but this is not the same as it was, because Finn is not the demon, he’s just the man, and you know he’s not as good.

Finn Balor defeated Baron Corbin via DQ

The match was interesting enough, it was slower than the previous one. The two went through a few back and forth motions, but it ended up getting Corbin disqualified by using a chair. However, after he introduced a chair, and lost, he went outside of the ring and announced that this was a match that was NO DQ.

Baron Corbin defeated Finn Balor

So, the match was restarted, and well, after a chair shot, Corbin wins again. That was that. Great. Nice job. Lol.

Sasha Banks defeated Dana Brooke

Yep. You knew this was going to happen, so meh. Dana is awesome though, I’d love to meet her one day. She has some insane maneuvers, but alas, she loses in a short match.

Seth Rollins came out and did an open challenge. Because the writers of Raw are that lazy.

Seth Rollins defeated Kevin Owens

Well, what do you know? Seth Rollins defeated Owens in one hell of a television match. Owens threw everything he could at Rollins, and even though he showcased just how good he was, he couldn’t put away Rollins. This included moonsault attempts, fighting back from buckle bombs, and so much more. I was impressed, and yet Owens loses again. Oh well. Rollins and Owens put on a show, and that’s all that matters sometimes.

Kevin Owens Quit.

Perhaps, if this is not a work, it’s a good thing. Owens said he quit and left the arena, that’s it.

The Revival defeated The B Team

This was a steady match, but it was short. It was non-title, and of course, the booking yet again does that things where the champs lose and then will win when the titles are on the line. Either way, The Revival got the best of the B Team and would win with the Shatter Machine. Not a terrible match, mind you, but it was short, and well, it served to just make it seem like the B team aren’t that good overall. We shall see what happens next, won’t we?

Elias Did His Thing

Elias was stopped by the leading lady of Trish Stratus, no joke. Stratus came down and got a huge ovation. Trish slapped Elias and then we got Ronda Rousey coming out and that was the end of the segment.

Natalya defeated Alicia Fox

A very short match. Yeah. It was ok at best.

Bobby Lashley defeated The Ascension

The Ascension was buried. That’s it. Thanks for getting a paycheck.

Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman defeated Dolph Ziggler and Drew Mcintyre via DQ

Well, Braun Strowman turned heel when he tagged in and wouldn’t help Roman Reigns. So he let the guys beat him up then the Shield came down and they got those hands. End of story. Wow. Meh.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

WWE 205 Live August 21, 2018 Results and Review A ReHash Again

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We start with straight forward wrestling.

Noam Dar defeated TJP

This was a good opener, with a good amount of back and forth. Noam Dar was able to get the big win after isolating TJP’s legs, and offense that was countered here and there, only to get the big win after some time. It was a good match, with Noam Dar showing off a leaner build, and a faster counter attack. TJP loses again, and well, he’s not doing so hot since he lost that title.

Akira Tozawa defeated Colin Delaney

Hey, Colin is back! Only to get jobbed out again, sad. The match didn’t get started, Gulak and his goons stopped it.

The Lucha House Party defeated Buddy Murphy and Tony Nese

One hell of a match, with a lot of high flying elements, and a great deal of back and forth, but what ended up happening was a win from the Lucha Guys again. I just wished that we got new people wrestling, I feel like I’ve seen these guys wrestle a million times. Anyways, good fun, no complaints, another good showcase from 205 Live, only 49 minutes out of the hour, so I guess that’s a complaint. Good stuff, watch this. Main event.

WWE Smackdown Live August 21, 2018 Results and Review Becky Cannot Be Heel

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The show opened up with The Miz retiring from fighting Daniel Bryan. We thought he was going to retire but nope. He did a good job acting. Not a bad way to start things, but come on, more talking to open a show? I hate this. But then again, I love the Miz.

The opening would lead to Brie Bella running down and beating up the Miz, then Daniel Bryan cleared the ring. He then said that he was going to get a match against Miz and Maryse at Hell in a Cell in a mixed-tag team match.

Randy Orton defeated Jeff Hardy by DQ

The two fought a slow paced match, until Jeff Hardy started to take on Orton with a steel chair, then he climbed a small rig, and then did a Swanton through a table! I thought he was in pain? For a guy that complains that he’s feeling pain, he gives a Swanton Bomb through Orton through a table onto the floor! There was a nice finale to a match that ended swiftly and wasn’t all that good. Hardy threw down, that was cool. I clapped for it, not literally, but figuratively for sure.

Peyton Royce defeated Naomi

This was a good match, although a quick one. The commentary team wasn’t paying attention to most of the match, but that’s ok. The end was good, with a good push forward for the Iconics, but honestly, Naomi deserves more. There was a cool segment here and there, but the match lacked precision and timing. It was short, and eventually Royce got a win thanks to a distraction from the outside, and that was that.

Becky Lynch Promo

Not bad. But I can’t boo her. I just can’t. Charlotte Flair came out and the two started fighting, and that was cool. I hated the camera cuts and movements, but other than that, the two were beating the hell out of one another, and I though that was awesome. They had to be pulled apart. Something tells me they are going to have a Hell in a Cell match for the title. The women came out to stop this, but why? Meh.

Rusev and Lana defeated Andrade Cien Almas and Zelina Vega

Another rematch, and it was ok. Nothing big, but Aiden English came to the aid of his friends and allowed them to get the win. This match seemed short, and unnecessary to me, but hey, that’s just my opinion on the matter. Not a great match, but it did have a few cool spots, mainly with Vega, because I find her to be beautiful.

AJ Styles Promo

Styles had a few sentences, and then Samoa Joe showed up and put him to sleep and he got on the mic and said that Daddy’s Asleep, Wendy. Wow. Hell in a Cell match is looming, I’m sure.

The New Day defeated The Bludgeon Brothers in a Brooklyn Street Fight

This was a great match, with a lot of fighting, and a lot of big moves. Woods went flying across the ring with an elbow through Harper and a table to get the win! This was a fight, it was a hard fought battle, and it was great to see The New Day win again. It was a great way to end the show and wow, The Bludgeon Brothers are done now. Just a lot of great moments in this fight, and a great main event if you ask me. Good showing!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw August 20, 2018 Results and Review The Roman Show Continues

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Roman Reigns showed up, cut a promo, then got a handshake from Finn Balor. After that, we got a Baron Corbin to cut a promo, and that prompted Kurt Angle, so we started the show with a lot of talking, which I hate.

Bobby Lashley defeated Baron Corbin

There was a match setup by Angle, and we got these two brawling, and throwing haymakers at one another. This was a hard fought battle, and it was great overall. It was simple to work with if you were expecting the two to put on a quick match, and I liked it. Lashley was able to throw in a good amount of offense, and Corbin just couldn’t hang in the ned, losing after Lashley threw in some heavy hits.

The Riott Squad defeated Sasha Banks, Bayley and Ember Moon

Wow, this was another good match, although, it wasn’t that long. The Squad was able to cheat their way through victory, and once again put down the friends, and Moon, and were able to work as a unit. That’s always fun to watch, and well, they won big.

Triple H cut a promo, and just talked. It was boring. He will face Undertaker October 6, meh. Ok.

Elias defeated Curt Hawkins

Well, this was a quick one, and Hawkins earned his pay check that’s for certain. The end, that’s it.

The Authors of Pain defeated Titus Worldwide

Well that was that. It was ok at best. I didn’t hate it, but I did not love it either. Meh. The best part was Apollo Crews going to town on AOP and doing some amazing athletic things, but other than that, AOP wins and that’s that.

Ronda Rousey Ceremony

Oh my lord, this sucked. I hated it. Stephanie McMahon made things lame, and well this was dumb. Ugh.

The Revival defeated The B Team

The Revival beat the B Team in singles action. First Bo loses than Axel loses. These were short matches, and the job was done with ease. It was a fun showcase, none the less, and it was ok. The B Team sucks, I don’t like them. Oh well. I got bored with Raw.

Roman Reigns defeated Finn Balor

This was a very good match, with a lot of upside. It was a fast moving option for sure, and I liked how well it turned out . Balor took on a lot of elements, and the offense here was great. But the ending had a distraction and that let Roman Reigns pick up the win.

After the win, Braun Strowman tried to cash in. But he couldn’t, because The Shield reunited and showed up to mop up Strowman. The band is back together! So the Shield are now going to protect Roman’s interest? Meh.

Another night of Raw, and if my hip didn’t hurt I’d like this more, it was ok at best.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

WWE 205 Live August 14, 2018 Results and Review The Title Is On The Line

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WWE 205 Live August 14, 2018 Results and Review

The WWE starts 205 Live, often, with wrestling and this was no doubt a good example.

Lio Rush defeated Akira Tozawa

This was a fast paced match, with few stops, and the two were fighting back and forth in every way. From the top rope, to the bottom rope, to flying around, to submission moves, the two put each other through some great back and forth. However, it was the end of Tozawa when Rush was able to hit the incredible frog splash. He gets an incredible amount of height on that thing, and Tozawa legit had the wind knocked out of him. Rush is the real deal.

Hideo Itami defeated A Jobber

This was a job match, and Itami won, and he kept saying that people should respect him.

Cedric Alexander defeated Jack Gallagher

This was a worthy main event for any show. Gallagher put in a lot of work here, and was able to take Alexander to a limit for sure. However, it was Alexander’s constant fight that turned upside down, and caused serious problems for Gallagher in the end. Jack went into a standing Spanish fly and boom, Gallagher went out cold.

Of course, Gulak and Kendrick would run down and cause a disruption, and that was the end of the show. A good overall night of wrestling, that’s for sure.

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WWE Smackdown Live August 14, 2018 Results and Review The Go Home B Show

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The show opened up with talking. Carmella, Charlotte, and Becky were in ring, all in gear, and just talked. I hate this.

Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch defeated Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville

This was an interesting little match, and it ended up going a bit longer than I thought. This was a good match in theory, with Rose and Deville throwing down some good moves here and there, but alas, it was the team of Flair and Lynch that would get the win. That was the end of that. It’s sad to see no Asuka, and these two getting beat yet again. A tap out victory, and that was that. Oh, and Carmella on commentary was horrendous. She should’ve cost the duo the match somehow, instead, she just watched them.

The Bludgeon Brothers defeated The Triple Threat


The New Day defeated Sanity

If you thought Sanity was going to get a fair shake on the main roster, you were wrong. That’s right, they once again end up having a serious problem, even though they put up a good fight. There was some great overall moves from the Sanity group, but it was New Day that was going to win this one and well, that was that. A good match, with some fun, and pancakes.

Throughout the night they showed stories of The Miz and Daniel Bryan, which weren’t bad.

Andrade Cien Almas defeated Aiden English

Well, Aiden English lost this one, and it was fairly one sided. Cien Almas won and that’s that. Meh. It was a match. Zelina Vega is hot though. I love her.

Jeff Hardy defeated Shelton Benjamin

Remember when Shelton Benjamin was a big deal coming back? Not any longer. He lost here in a short match against Hardy, and that was that. Nakamura tried to come in and fight, but he got a Swanton for his trouble, and that was that. This was a fast moving element, and well, it was fun to watch none the less.

AJ Styles Talks To The Crowd

This is how you end a wrestling show? With more talking? South Park parody yet again. Samoa Joe came out and read a letter from Wendy Styles, and I yawned, and blinked, and the show was over.

This was the end result of the show? Really? Come on!

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw August 13, 2018 Results and Review The Lunatic Fringe Returns

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I don’t follow a lot of people on Twitter, but based on who I do follow, this show wasn’t grand. But was it that bad? Let’s find out!

WWE Monday Night Raw August 13, 2018 Results and Review

The opening of the show featured Ronda Rousey, and of course the crowd gave her a huge ovation. The announce table got Renee Young, and it was cool to see a woman in the booth. Ronda went into the ring to talk, and I immediately cringed. She should not be TALKING! Ugh. WWE knows how to ruin things, don’t they?

Alexa Bliss comes out and talks. She runs down Ronda Rousey and then introduced her security team. They sucked, because Ronda beat the hell out of them, showing off their Judo abilities.

Alexa Bliss was scheduled for a match with Ember Moon, and that would open the show after the 12 minute mark or so, because of course, we need to have talking.

Ember Moon vs. Alexa Bliss

Sometimes I feel like I’m watching WCW. Why? Because, the WWE continues to have matches that don’t get finished. They get ruined during a good thing. I recently saw a match with Rey Mystery Jr and Vampire from Nitro, and it was going really well, and some great moments were found, only for the match to get thrown out due to interference. The same thing happened here, as Ronda Rousey and Alicia Fox were involved in the match, and caused it to get thrown out. Ember Moon looked good here, and almost pinned Bliss after her finisher, but alas, Fox came in and messed things up, so that was the end of that. The announcers immediately glossed over this, and noted that Rousey will be facing Bliss this weekend. She did rag doll Fox, which was fun to watch, but other than that, Bliss escapes without losing again. Moon is great to watch, by the way.

I am so tired of Talking and Recaps!

Yet again, we are seeing recaps, and rewinds, as well as talking and it’s stupid. Raw wastes a lot of time between wrestling, and you really don’t feel like you’re watching a wrestling show.

Baron Corbin defeated Tyler Breeze

Breeze got a little bit of offense in this match, but it was Corbin that would get the last laugh as he won with the Deep Six. He was winded after a short match. Breeze loses again, and well, he’s lost as there’s no more fashion files, and there’s no more Fandango. After the match Baron Corbin got on the mic, and introduced Jinder Mahal. This was not a great match, but hey, I liked the finish, Deep Six is a great move, and he won, yet again. I didn’t doubt that would happen. Also introduced, was Kevin Owens. Jinder and Owens would face off against Finn Balor in a handicap match. How is Owens still fat? Braun Strowman got into the match.

Braun Strowman and Finn Balor defeated Jinder Mahal and Kevin Owens

You knew that Strowman and Balor wouldn’t lose. They didn’t, they rolled right through Owens and Mahal, and well, I guess that’s the story that we always get. At this point, I don’t know who’s going to win at Summerslam, or should I say, Summerfest. Either way, Strowman took out both Mahal and Owens here, and Balor was a non-sequitur in many ways. An ok match at best, and well, I didn’t care. I’m too tired to care. After the match Corbin hit the End of Days on Balor, and that was that. Balor was left laying in the ring, and he should just go back to NJPW if you ask me. They would give him a better shot than just letting him take falls and look like a chump against Corbin every week.

Random Jobber Gets Killed By Lashley

There was supposed to be a match here, as the Elias segment. But nope. Lashley beat down some random jobber, even though the job hit Lashley with a guitar shot to the head. This wasn’t a match, just a beat down and that was that.

The B Team defeated The Deleters of Worlds, and The Revival in a Triple Threat Match

For such a compelling matchup, they weren’t given much time. The whole thing seemed to last very little time, but they managed to put in some good spots. The match’s greatest spot had to be a superplex off the top rope from Hardy on one of the Revival members, into their opponents on the floor. It was one hell of a shot, and it’s quite the moment. Other than that, this was your standard tag team match with The B Team winning at the end.

Roman Reigns came out, and the fans were booing, as usual. I booed from home. I am tired of hearing, “here comes the Big Dog”, ugh. Michael Cole still sucks after all of these years. Paul Heyman came out and tried to get Roman Reigns to join him, but instead, he sprayed him in the face with something, and that was that. All this time to get Roman Blinded, then out came Brock Lesnar, and while Roman was blinded, he hit Roman with the F5 and the crowd was not cheering for Roman. They cheered for Brock yet again. Well, there you have it, another beat down on Roman, did you expect anything else? Meh. Just meh.

Apollo Crews, Titus Oneill and Bobby Roode defeated The AOP and Some Other Dude

This match was so fast, that I blinked and it was done. Yeah, this match sucked to say the least. It was too fast. Meh. Nothing to report here folks.

Ruby Riott defeated Sasha Banks

Ruby Riott got a blood nose in this match, but other than that, you’re going to find that the match was back and forth, with lots of fighting, and in the end, Riott was able to win over Banks. That’s really because of outside interference, let’s be honest. This match was short, and well, it ended in a distraction roll up.

The Contract Signing of Rollins and Ziggler

We ended the show without wrestling. It was a contract signing, and we saw Dan Ambrose return. Meh. Just meh. This was the go home show for Summerslam. This sucks. Lame.

Raw was tiring. Terrible, just awful, and yet we all watch it.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

WWE 205 Live August 7, 2018 Results and Review 54 Minutes of Action This Time

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No talking! Yay!

Tony Nese and Buddy Murphy defeated The Lucha House Party

A great back and forth match to open the show, with lots of action. While the bigger guys tried to ground the Lucha Dudes, the Lucha guys were able to take on a great deal of action to the floor, to the air, and in the ring. They weren’t a match for the big guys, as eventually we got a roll up and a beat down outside to finish things off. It was a good opener, but I feel like I’ve seen every combination of these guys ever, so it’s kind of odd to see them yet again fighting.

Noam Dar defeated Sean Maluta

Noam Dar wins an easy match overall. Nothing too great here. Maluta seems to have lost weight.

Hideo Itami defeated Mustafa Ali

If there was a match of the week, then you would have to give it to this one. Hideo Itami and Mustafa Ali went to war in this match, and put on a 4 star classic if you ask me. Itami was busted wide open in the mouth, and he took Ali to the limit. The two threw everything they had against one another, and at the end of the day, Itami was able to knock out Ali with several amazing dropkicks. You would be surprised how good this match was, and if you don’t watch 205 Live, then you certainly missed out on something big here.

WWE Smackdown Live August 7, 2018 Results and Review The B Show Shows It Is Still A B

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Smackdown opened up with wrestling. I kid, no it didn’t, it opened with Randy Orton talking, for about 7 minutes. I didn’t care for this, and I don’t know anyone that wants more talking with their wrestling. That led to the Bar backstage talking about their match upcoming, and then showed off Becky Lynch and Charlotte backstage.

Charlotte and Becky Lynch defeated The Iconics

Well, that’s the end of the Iconics if you ask me. Lynch and Charlotte proved to be the superior team here, and if you watch closely, you can see that Becky Lynch is on another level compared to the other women, even Flair. She’s fast, and she is crisp, and throws down like she’s been wrestling forever, which is great. She’s got great timing, and looks amazing in ring, which made this match fun to watch. Charlotte would get the win with her Figure 8.

After the women’s match we got a promo from Aj Styles, and no more wrestling.

Zelina Vega defeated Lana

There was two major plot points during this lackluster women’s match. There was a story brewing between Rusev and Cien Almas as they were fighting on the outside. But then there was Aiden English, who ran in to help Rusev take out Cien Almas, but caused the defeat of Lana by Vega. This is going to split up English and Rusev, which is a stupid thing, but that’s how things progress. This wasn’t a great match, although Zelina Vega is gorgeous.

After this match, guess what? More talking! It was Byron Saxon interviewing The Miz. Sigh.

The highlight with the Miz interview was Daniel Bryan showing up on the set of Miz’s show, and beating him down, only to get hit in the head with a glass flower vase. Yeah, let’s hit the guy that has multiple concussions with a hard object, shattering it. Good job. This was a good segment, but blood would’ve made it better.

Shinsuke Nakamura defeated R Truth

Truth made this match score big with me. He’s so good at his age, and he’s just stellar in ring. He put on a great deal of offense, for a short match, but Nakamura would eventually put the armbar in place, causing a great deal of slow down from the frenetic pace that Nakamura wanted. After the rope break, Nakamura started to drop some bombs.

The New Day defeated The Bar

Well, the Bar is done. A good match, don’t get me wrong. The two teams were able to put on a great match together, but that led to The New Day winning again. That’s good for them, as they will have another shot at the tag belts, when they face off against the Bludgeon Brothers. However, the New Day will end up losing out if you ask me. The Bar is done, now, aren’t they?

That was Smackdown. It wasn’t terrible, but it wasn’t great either. There was a lot more talking than I would like, but hey, that’s what happens a lot of the time.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw July 6, 2018 Results and Review

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Just when you thought you tuned into a wrestling show, two dorks come to the ring, and start to jibber jabber. That’s right, we open the show with Kurt Angle and Baron Corbin talking. Great. Roman Reigns came out and starting to join the guys in a Jib Jab session.

WWE Monday Night Raw July 6, 2018 Results and Review

Roman Reigns defeated Baron Corbin

The opening match was setup from the talking, and it wasn’t that great, as you’d expect. Roman and Corbin did do battle, and it wasn’t too bad at first glance, but when Corbin couldn’t put the Big Dog away, he decided to walk. That led Finn Balor to come out, and that caused Corbin to go back to the ring and get hit with a Superman punch as he was trying to get back in. How wasn’t he counted out? Reigns hit that spear and we saw Corbin lose to Reigns, because, of course we did.

Bobby Roode defeated Mojo Rawley

Wow, a good Mojo match? Yep, looks like Mojo steps out of the shadow of former football players, and others that want to get into Pro Wrestling, because he put up a good fight against Bobby Roode. However, the wiley Roode was able to garner a great deal of offense, and eventually get Rawley caught up in a frenetic finish, with a nice DDT to end it. It was glorious, no doubt, and it was the end of the match, clean as a sheet. Rawley’s win streak ends here.

Elias Got A Beat Down

Elias got a beat down from Bobby Lashley, so that was that. Lashley got the better of him, and that was that. That’s all I can say about this. It was lame.

The Kevin Owens Show

Well, another non-wrestling segment. Right now my computer has no sound because the sound card fried, so I have to just watch these idiots try to entertain. The funny part was that at one point the stage seemed to take a bump and then tipped over completely! You know why? It was Braun Strowman, he tipped over the stage for no reason! Lol. Oh well. I’m tired of this. I’m going to the bathroom. After this, Bruan Strowman went to the ring and apparently was supposed to fight Jinder Mahal.

Jinder Mahal defeated Braun Strowman

Well, they sure hindered Jinder now. Jinder won, again, although because Owens interrupted the match, if you can call it that. This is hindering Jinder, if you ask me.

Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre defeated Seth Rollins

Of course they did! They always seem to do this with the wrong people. If this was John Cena or Roman Reigns, Ziggler and McIntyre would’ve lost. But not this time, the show was all Rollins trying to survive, and just couldn’t make it happen. Rollins did throw down a lot of great points of contention, but not enough to make this worthwhile, as he lost after the numbers game kept going through the motions, and that was that. Rollins is always fun to watch, even when he’s getting a beat down, lol.

The Revival versus The B Team Ended in A No Contest

This match didn’t get too far along before The Deleters of Worlds showed up and laid them all out. Ok, well that was short, and sweet, and honestly, I didn’t care any longer. The WWE has taken an amazing thing and made it into a watered down Kool Aid solution that is just not worth while for me or anyone else for that matter.

The Riot Squad defeated Sasha Banks and Bayley

This again? Ok, well this wasn’t a terrible match. Things were going well for the best friends, but it turned out that a masked woman in a hoodie showed up and caused a distraction. That led to the famous distraction roll up, and that led to a Morgan pinfall, and that was that. The person under the hood? It was none other than Ruby Riott! She’s back and she helped her girls get the win here!

Ronda Rousey defeated Alicia Fox

Well, did anyone really think that Ronda Rousey was going to lose in this match? Alicia Fox had barely any sort of offense here, and Ronda would eventually lean back and basically break Fox’s arm. Even with Alexa Bliss outside, that wasn’t enough, and well, Rousey won huge. Rousey is going to end up just team rolling everyone, that’s it. A good match this was not, and well, Alexa Bliss is on the radar next, isn’t she? Rousey wins, and that’s really the story that WWE wants to tell right now. I like Rousey, but she’s going to need more competition, and get less winded in the ring. She was truly winded after a short match, and you could tell in the post match interview. Alexa Bliss tried to attack, but was thwarted fast. That was the end.

Raw was not great, it was kind of boring at times, had a lot of talking, and didn’t make full use of a lot of the people that they have on the roster. I didn’t hate this episode, but it had a lot of filler. Bliss is running scared right now.

Friday, August 3, 2018

WWE 205 Live July 31, 2018 Results and Review

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The hottest hour that is only 45 minutes long!

WWE 205 Live July 31, 2018 Results and Review

Kalisto defeated Tony Nese

Why Tony Nese is still employed is beyond me. I think he's one hell of a wrestler, but the WWE hasn't given him a win in a long time, and the keep pushing Kalisto. There's nothing wrong with Kalisto, but some of the 205 writing just seems so predictable, that I end up questioning the bigger picture here. Nese put on a good fight, and he should've won this match, as he really threw down a lot of good ofense, but nope, Kalisto won again.

Lio Rush Came Out To Talk Trash

The most exciting hour has a lot of talking now too.

Lio Rush defeated a Jobber


Cedric Alexander defeated The Brian Kendrick

You knew the result going in. It wasn't a terrible match, but you knew what was going to happen. Meh.

WWE Smackdown Live July 31, 2018 Results and Review

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A cold opening? Woa, that's odd.

WWE Smackdown Live July 31, 2018 Results and Review

The show opened with Becky Lynch cutting a promo in ring with Renee Young. But then out came Carmella, and she had the mic, but things aren't the same without Ellsworth if you ask me. Ellsworth's music hit and that was a distraction for Carmella to beat down Lynch, and that was that.

Out came Charlotte Flair to help fight off Carmella, and that was that. The end. Flair came back, Ellsworth was no where to be found, and that was that.

No wrestling on this show for the first 10 minutes, which is an interesting thing to note.

The Bar defeated The Usos

In a good back and forth match, The Bar was able to take out The Usos and get themselves an advanced placement for the Smackdown tag team title tournament. I'm assuming that they are going to take on the New Day next, but for the moment, The Usos went down in a heap. The Bar is great together, and this match wasn't half bad, if you ask me. I liked it. It's perhaps the best tag team match on WWE this week. A bold statement for sure.

Samoa Joe Cut A Promo

I'm so tired of the amount of talking that are on these shows. I just don't think they are necessary. Joe is good here, but I don't care.

Jeff Hardy Cut A Promo

I kid you not, there was NO wrestling for more than 20 - 30 minutes of this show. Jeff Hardy came out and cut a promo on Randy Orton. Who gives a crap? This is supposed to be a wrestling show! Geez. Randy Orton came out, but before he could do anything, Shinsuke Nakamura kicked him from behind then beat him up, and that was it. Orton then stayed in the ring after Nakamura left, and well, Orton just dropped Hardy and that was that. Orton gave him a beat down, and that was that.

Zelina Vega defeated Lana

This was a poor match, but Zelina is hot. Lana lost because Aiden English tried to help, when Andrade was interfering on the apron. Either way, this was a bad match, and if you like Zelina, she came out on top.

Guess What happened next?! More Talking!

Daniel Bryan and The Miz traded things verbally, while Miz was on a TV, Bryan was in the ring. Sigh. I'm so tired of talking on wrestling shows.

Charlotte Flair defeated Carmella

Ugh. So Becky Lynch was supposed to get a one on one shot at Carmella, but now, no more. Since Flair defeated Carmella in a crappy match to end Smackdown, we now get a triple threat match at Summerslam, and that probably will mean that Carmella can retain without having to do a lot of the work. I didn't see this match going that way, but hey, if they want to do a triple threat, why not? I'm tired of multi-person matches.

That was the end of Smackdown. It had more talking than anything else.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw July 30, 2018 Results and Review

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Can I star calling WWE Monday Night Raw, The Roman Reigns show yet? He started this week by walking slowly to the ring, and well, you know he got a mix of boos and cheers, and he soaked it all in at the start of the show. At this point, it's cool to just hate on the guy if you ask me.

WWE Monday Night Raw July 30, 2018 Results and Review

The Roman Reigns show started with him cutting a promo then calling out Brock Lesnar, but out came Paul Heyman. The two went back and forth, and it was a move to try and get Lesnar booed, which kind of worked. The show then moved to Seth Rollins sitting in the back stage area, and we were 12 minutes into a professional wrestling show, without seeing any professional wrestling at all. I wonder when the wrestling would begin?

At about the 15 minute mark, we started to get our first match, and it featured Alex Wright 2.0. I spoke too soon, the wrestling didn't start. We got a backstage segment where we saw Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman. Lesnar scared Heyman by throwing his phone and then sitting down to read a magazine. I can respect Lesnar, dude is an introvert, doesn't like people, and just wants to collect a paycheck. I like that. I'd do the same. Oh, the wrestling would begin around the 16 minute mark if you took out the commercials, so I cannot really say when the wrestling truly began, but I'm going to guess that it would've been the 20 minute or 30 minute mark if I was watching in real time instead of the day after.

Baron Corbin defeated Finn Balor

This was one hell of a match, and I really dug the whole thing. It was given a little time, and the two went back and forth. I loved Balor's strategy of keeping coming back, and his Shotgun Dropkick on the outside was incredible, and I loved that move. However, Corbin would get his win here, and well, that's what happens, now doesn't it? 50-50 booking strikes again. Corbin did a great job here, and Balor is fun to watch against a bigger opponent. Good stuff, but I'm assuming that this feud is far from over, considering Corbin won and then came back to the ring to do more damage to Balor.

Of course, we would get another mention about the Women's Revolution, and how Stephanie McMahon was a pioneer etc. Man, they keep pushing this. I'll buy it, why not?!

Alicia Fox defeated Natalya

Thanks to a distraction, Alicia Fox picked up a win, however, you're going to find that this was a clumsy match. The two didn't work that well together, and the story really seemed to point towards something a bit different. The match ended thanks to a distraction from Alicia Fox on Ronda Rousey. When that occurred, Natalya was hit with a stiff right hand from Alexa Bliss on the outside, and Fox pounced. After the match, Rond Rousey tried to even the score, but beleive it or not, Alicai Fox got the best of her! I kid you not. I'm not even sure how to really explain what went down, but it got Ronda mad, and we will most likely see a tag team match coming soon. But this match was clumsy at best.

Elias Did A Performance

Who wants to walk with Elias?! Me! Out came Bobby Lashley and the two exchanged a few words, and it seemed like things were going to go swell. However, you knew what was going to go down, and honestly, it was ok, Lashley got mad when Elias hit him, and then threw him down a few pegs, and that was that, or rather, Lashley threw him down in retaliation.

Jinder Mahal defeated Braun Strowman via Count Out

This was a slow match, until Kevin Owens showed up to try and steal the Money in the Bank briefcase. Strowman chased Owens, and then got counted out. Jinder Mahal wins! Wow, the dude gets a win over Strowman. A win is a win, right?

Apollo Crews defeated One of the AOP

A roll up victory for Crews. I couldn't stop looking at Dana Brooke though, I'm sorry, she's hot to me. I'd love to meet her. This match was short and not that good.

Seth Rollins vs Drew McIntyre Ended In A No Contest

This was a really good match, until Dolph Ziggler ran in to mess things up. That was stupid, and really just messed things up for me. I didn't like that, but hey what can you do? The match was back and forth, with some good moments, and some nice shots, but Ziggler caused the problem, and that was that.

Roman Reigns Was Thrown Out

That's it. Roman Reigns was thrown out of the building. Ok.

The B Team Promo

The B team got called into the ring, and they did some random promo things, it was ok at best. The Deleters of Worlds showed up, but after some back and forth, The Revival showed up and said they should get a title shot. So that prompted Teddy Long to show up and make it a straight up tag team match, you know!

The Revival defeated Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt

Well, this was a throwaway match in a lot of ways. Tully and Arn, I mean The Revival were able to put some serious boots to the random tag team that is Awoken. I miss the revelry of Broken Matt Hardy, not this "woken" Hardy dude. Anyways, this match wasn't too long, and it was the Revival getting the upper hand and winning the match. It was thrown together, and it wasn't half bad to see the second coming of the Brain Busters.

Bayley and Sasha Banks defeated Liv Morgan and Sara Logan

Well, the Riott Squad is done. Bayley and Sasha are on the same page now, and the two put on a show of how good things can be. The showcase of the two are great, and if they are going to create a women's tag team championship, they should get it. The two are great together, and while the Riott Squad didn't go down without a fight, they still lost, and that was that. A good match, although very predictable at this point.

Backstage, the WWE teased Brock Lesnar firing Paul Heyman, as he grabbed him by the collar and basically said he didn't give a crap about the fans or WWE or anything. Then let Heyman go, and that was that. I'm so sick of Lesnar.

Paul Heyman Gives Up

Paul Heyman comes down to the ring and tells Kurt Angle that Brock Lesnar is not going to come down tonight. Heyman was just about fired, but Brock Lesnar then showed up, with only 4 minutes left in the show. Lesnar gave Angle an F5 then almost beat up Heyman and walked away. Meh.

This night of wrestling was boring to me, except there were a few moments that I didn't hate. The women got a little more time than normal, but the guys seemed to be thrown into throwaway segments and matches. I guess that's Raw, the B show if you ask me. I wouldn't say that I would've missed this show if I didn't see it, that's for sure.


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