TRIU WWE Friday Night Smackdown Review (11/22/13)



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Video Package: A video package is shown of Real Americans victory over the champs last month on RAW…

Match #1 (Tag Team Title Match): © Rhodes Bro. vs. The Real Americans (Winner: © Rhodes Bro. via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): Awesome match, both tag teams brought their A games. The finish saw Golddust hit Swagger with his finisher for the pin. Overall this was the best way to start off the show…

In Ring Segment: Ryback cuts a promo about being a bully, Ryback then issues a challenge to anyone in the back. His challenge is answered by Khali…

Match #2 (Singles Match): Great Khali vs. Ryback (Winner: Ryback via PF, Rating: 3.0 of 4): This was a pretty stiff match but Khali had some great spots and looked good. The finish saw Ryback hit the shell shock on Khali for the pin. Overall one of Rybacks better matches recently but Khali was the star…

Backstage Segment: A backstage segment is shown of AJ Lee being told by Vikki G. that she has a handicap match against the Funkadactyls tonight!!...

Video Package: A video package is shown hyping the History of WWE DVD….

Match #3 (Handicap Match): The Funkadactyls vs. © AJ Lee w/Tamina (Winner: Funkadactyls via PF, Rating: 3.0 of 4): The Funkadactyls won’t have to tag in and out!! Tamina takes out Cameron at one point in the match, making it a 1 on 1 match with Naomi. After Cameron recovers and takes out Tamina, Naomi hits AJ with the Rear View for the pin. Overall a solid and fun Diva’s match…

Video Package: A video promo is how by the Wyatt Family about their match at Survivor Series…

Match #4 (6 Man Tag Match): Rey Mysterio/ The USO’s vs. The Shield (Winner: Mysterio/USO’s via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): Mysterio and the USO took a beating thru most of the match. The Shield were dominant as usual, the finish was fast paced and saw Mysterio hit his finishers for the victory. Overall this was what you would expect from these superstars…

 In Ring Segment: Big Show is in the ring and cutting a promo on his match on Sunday and the WWE Universe. He then declares he is here to make life hard for the Authority and he is going to do that by winning the WWE Championship. He is then interrupted by WWE Champ Randy Orton, who cuts a promo telling Show he doesn’t deserve a title shot because of the way he got it. Show then invites Randy down to the ring to fight. A video package is shown of Orton being told that the Authority will not interfere on Sunday. Show then cuts a promo on Orton not living up to expectations. Then tells him he is going to beat him on Sunday. A video package is then shown of all the times Show knocked Orton out. Show then tells Orton to hold on to the title for now…

Match #4 (Tag Team Match): © Big E/Dolph Ziggler vs. Curtis Axel/Damien Sandow (Winner: Big E/Ziggler via PF, Rating: 3.0 of 4): This was a very fast paced match that lead to a quick finish. The finish saw Big E hit Sandow with the Big Ending for the pin. After the match Axel tries to attack Big E but Big E fights him off and stands tall in the ring. Overall a solid match kind of wish it had lasted longer…

Video Package: A video package is shown of the craziness at the opening of ticket sales for WM30…

Backstage Segment: A backstage interview with Del Rio, a video package of Del Rio’s recent attacks on John Cena. Del Rio then cuts a promo on John Cena and their match this upcoming Sunday at Survivor Series…

Match #5 (Singles Match)(ME): Daniel Bryan vs. Luke Harper w/Roward & Bray Wyatt (Winner: Bryan via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): This was a great match that saw Bryan get dominated for most of the match. The finish saw Bryan get the surprise roll up pin on Harper after CM Punk comes out to distract the Wyatt’s. Posts match the Wyatt’s attack Punk and Bryan and lay them out in the middle of the ring. The Wyatt’s stand tall as Smackdown goes off the air…

Overall Rating (3.5 of 4): This was just a solid episode of Smackdown filled with content and solid matches all the way through….

Match of the Night: Match #1 (Tag Team Title Match): © Rhodes Bro. vs. The Real Americans (Winner: © Rhodes Bro. via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4)


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