TRIU Friday Night Smackdown Review (2/21/14)


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Video Package: A video package is shown of the Christian/Daniel Bryan match from Monday night…

Match #1 (Singles Match): Daniel Bryan vs. Jack Swagger w/Zeb &Cesaro (Winner: Bryan via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): This was a awesome match as it was. The finish saw Bryan hit the running knee on Swagger for the pin. After the match Viki comes out with Kane to announce that Bryan had another match against Cesaro and that match was now. After attempting to interfere Swagger is tossed from ringside with Zeb Colture. Kane comes down to ringside after Colture and Swagger were tossed. Cesaro gets DQ’d when Kane gets involved and choke slams Bryan. Kane then announces Byran as the winner of the match. Cesaro hits Bryan with a Neutralizer to leave him laying in the ring. Overall this is setting up something for WM30 between Bryan and the Authority…

Backstage Segment: A backstage interview with Christian talking about the new more aggressive personality…

Video Package: A video package is shown of the faceoff between the Wyatt’s and the Shield on RAW Monday night…

Match #2 (6-Man Tag Match): The Wyatt Family vs. Rey Mysterio/Rhodes Bros (Winner: Wyatt Family via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): Bray Wyatt cuts a promo about the Shield and their match on Sunday. This was a really fast paced match that ended with Golddust being hit with Sister Abigail for the pin. Overall this match was fun to watch and had a lot of great moments for the crowd…

Video Package: A video package is shown of the Brough kick Sheamus gave Christian last week on Smackdown…

Backstage Segment: A backstage interview is conducted with Sheamus about his match with Christian and the Elimination Chamber…

In Ring Segment: We had a dance off between Emma and Summer Rea, they are accompanied to the ring by Fandango and Santino. After both ladies do their in ring thing they vote by applause and Emma wins!! Summer Rea attempts to attack Emma after the competition and get tossed out the ring. Fandago attacks Santino but Emma drop kicks him out the ring as well. Overall loving this Emma/Santino romance it’s pretty entertaining…

Video Package: A video promo is how for Alexander Rusev and Lana his manager…

Match #3 (Singles Match): Titus O’Neil vs. Dolph Ziggler (Winner: Ziggler via PF, Rating: 3.0 of 4): Darren Young is at ringside on commentary. During the match Young gets up on the announcers table and distracts ONeil allowing Ziggler to get the pin. Overall this was a fun match that furthered the events of the ONeil/Young rivalry and a great set up for Sunday’s match…

Match #4 (Singles Match): Jimmy USO w/Jay vs. Road Dogg w/Billy Gunn (Winner: Jimmy USO via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): This was a quick match that was over way too soon. The finish saw Jimmy hit RD with a super kick to lay him out and get the pin. Overall as quick as the match was there were multiple good spots that could get you excited for Sundays match…

Video Package: A video package is shown explaining the rules of the Elimination Chamber match…

Match #5 (Singles Match, ME): Sheamus vs. Christian (Winner: Sheamus via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): Extremely tight contest between two great superstars. The finish saw Sheamus reverse the Kill Switch into White Noise for the pin. After the match we see Christian push Sheamus off the top rope while he is celebrating as Smackdown goes off the air. Overall great match to setup for Sunday’s Elimination Chamber…

Overall Rating (3.5 of4): Great go home match for the PPV Sunday good matches and not to much backstage stuff...


Match of the Night: Match #1 (Singles Match): Daniel Bryan vs. Jack Swagger w/Zeb &Cesaro (Winner: Bryan via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4)


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