While the Greatest Royal Rumble was very long and ultimately didn’t mean much, there were some fun moments and good matches on the show.
The tensions between Itama & Tozawa and the Lucha House Party come to a dramatic conclusion (maybe) as the two teams battle in a tornado match in the main event of a very good episode of 205 Live.
205 Live was back to a more normal running time this week, and it delivered a great match between Cedric Alexander and Mustafa Ali.
TJP attempts to get a win back from Gran Metalik, and Goldust finds himself in a match with the Zo Train in a short and uneventful episode of 205 Live.
The team of Mustafa Ali and Akira Tozawa take on Drew Gulak and Ariya Daivari, and Dana Brooke battles Alicia Fox in a pretty good pair of matches.
Goldust joins Cedric Alexander in a rematch from RAW against Drew Gulak and Ariya Daivari, and TJP returns to the ring to face Akira Tozawa in a pretty good episode of 205 Live.
The RAW Tag Titles are on the line in an show that was a definite improvement over last week’s RAW.
Despite some highlights, this wasn’t a great show. It felt like people were covering for lots of people who were taking vacation time, both wrestlers and writing staff.
Enzo Amore sort of promises a title shot to anyone on the Zo Train who impresses him tonight, but can any of them live up to his expectations?
After winning at Survivor Series, RAW started setting up new story lines with a big return and a big title match. They also jumped back into some other story lines that got put on hold during the buildup to Survivor Series.
SmackDown fires the first shot on the road to Survivor Series in a good and entertaining (if, at times, inexplicable) episode of RAW!
The Shield is united as they attempt to push back against The Miz and his “family,” Enzo shows that he does have some “friends” in the Cruiserweight division, Alicia Fox is tired of being disrespected, and more on the last RAW before TLC 2017.
The Shield reunites and Enzo Amore is forced to defend his title against Kalisto early in an alright episode of RAW.
Summer Slam continues to shape up as Roman Reigns takes on Braun Strowman in a Last Man Standing Match, Rollins and Ambrose take on Sheamus and Cesaro in respective singles matches, the women’s division begins to determine a contender for the title, and more!
This was an oddly paced, okay episode of RAW that had some good moments, but overall felt kind of forgettable.
TJP and Rich Swann add Tony Nese and Cedric Alexander to their “friendly competition” in a very good match on an okay episode of Live.
Seth Rollins teams with Dean Ambrose to take on The Miztourage and Sasha Banks battles Bayley to determine a number one contender in a pretty good episode of RAW.
Drew Gulak and Mustafa Ali attempt to settle their differences in a great 2 out of 3 falls match on an episode of 205 Live that also featured Akira Tozawa attempting to get a win over Ariya Daivari despite his injured shoulder.
Tonight’s episode felt like the path before the road to Summer Slam and not a lot seemed to happen, but there was at least one big moment when Kurt Angle finally revealed the secret he’s been dealing with for the past few weeks.
Cedric Alexander and Noam Dar settle their differences in an I Quit match on a very good episode of 205 Live.