Despite some good action, the overall feeling of this year’s Money in the Bank felt a little disappointing on multiple levels.
Zack Ryder returns to the ring as the Hype Bros face The Colons and the Kickoff for this year’s Money in the Bank PPV.
Asuka faces Nikki Cross and Ruby Riot in a triple threat elimination rematch for her NXT Women’s Title in the main event of an episode that was otherwise a bit light on interesting matches.
Cedric Alexander can’t seem to get away from Noam Dar and Alicia Fox , and Akira Tozawa faces TJP in the main event of a nice episode of 205 Live.
The last stop before Money in the Bank had four good matches and some nice buildup for the show.
Wrestling seemed to take a back seat this week despite a main event featuring a two out of three falls tag title match.
Mayu Iwatani puts her Wonder of Stardom Title on the line against Hana Kimura, and HZK tests her abilities against Io Shirai in a nice night of action from Stardom!
There were a lot of big expectations going in to many of the matches at Dominion, and I think they were met and in some cases exceeded. This was a great show top to bottom.
Two nights before the big event in Osaka, the Road to Dominion had a lot of fun tag matches and managed to build some solid interest in all of the upcoming title matches.
Lince Dorado faces Drew Gulak in a rematch from last week and Bo Dallas takes on Curt Hawkins in a match created after their failed attempt at being a team on the previous episode of Main Event.
This episode of NXT was rather forgettable, though it did feature No Way Jose’s first match after his return last week and a hard-hitting bout between Hideo Itami and Oney Lorcan.
June 7, 2017 published on YouTube (taped May 14, 2017) City: Philadelphia, PA Venue: 2300 Arena Tour: War of the Worlds Commentary: Ian Riccaboni, Mandy Leon Ring Announcer: Bobby Cruise Match 1 Kelly Klein vs Jenny Rose (referee: Paul Turner) Match Thoughts A pretty good match. Klein was dominant, but Rose had a burst …
TJP finally gets the title shot he’s been waiting for in an episode of 205 Live that also featured an apparently definitive end to the Dar/Alexander/Fox saga.
This was a good show that featured the SmackDown Live debut of Lana, a rematch between Styles and Ziggler, and a first time on SmackDown bout between Owens and Nakamura!
Tonight’s show was light on wrestling with the exceptions of a nice opener and closer, but there were a few good moments including a memorable segment featuring Paul Heyman confronting Samoa Joe.
A good main event couldn’t help this year’s Extreme Rules from being only an average show. Some of the matches were not good at all and some were forgettable, but at least the show ended on a good note.
Kalisto faces Apollo Crews in a decent Kickoff for this year’s Extreme Rules.
Hangman Page attempts to kick Adam Cole out of Ring of Honor in a very good main event on a very good show.
Kairi Hojo says goodbye to Stardom in an emotional night where her Artist of Stardom Titles are on the line against Queen’s Quest.
The Best of the Super Jr. 24 tournament ends with great final match a bunch of fun tag matches in the undercard.