Let’s start off with the one positive for this week’s show: the show started off with a match that was about 25 minutes long. FANTASTIC! Roman Reigns gave Rusev his rematch after winning the US Championship (horribly) the night before at Clash of Champions.
I don’t know if the build-up for the matches have been blah, the character development nil, or that I just don’t have interest in seeing some of these matches but this PPV event, the first just featuring the WWE Raw roster, just doesn’t seem like a do not miss event.
I’m combining the two shows this week as once again because besides the beginning of Raw and the main event, there wasn’t too much for me to get excited about. Smackdown was a way better overall show, though!
This week, I’m back to my regular career, so I probably won’t be able to post as much as I was in August. When Raw may not click with me and I don’t have much to say, I’ll blend both Raw & Smackdown Live thoughts like I’ve done once before already. Add the first Smackdown […]
My mind is still trying to process last night’s show. From the illogical match placements that did nothing to keep the crowd invested throughout the show to some down right stupid book decisions, mixed in with matches that let the audience down, this year’s event just didn’t live up to expectations or to some of […]
Summerslam is bittersweet – it’s one of the big shows I look forward to every year, but it also means that summer is on it’s way out in a few weeks. This year’s event has some great matches but some of the build up has been lacking, overshadowed by the brand split, with some matches […]
It’s one week from a really amazing Raw where WWE and their team pulled out all the stops to really make it seem like a new era has been ushered in. Unfortunately this week, the old saying, “the more things change, the more they stay the same” can apply here.