TRIU Friday Night Smackdown (2/28/14)


Milwaukee,WI

Match #1 (Tag Team Match): © Big E, Mark Henry vs. Real Americans (Winner: Real Americans via PF, Rating: 3.0 of 4): It was a good match that really makes me believe that we are heading towards a split for the Real Americans. The finish saw Cesaro hit the Neutralizer on Henry for the pin. Overall the match was good but it could have been better in ring….

In Ring Segment: Batista comes out to address the crowd. A video package of the Batista/Del Rio match from Monday night, and the events of the post match promos by Batista and Orton. Batista cuts a promo about how he doesn’t care about what the fans think. That he didn’t come back to be liked, he came back to be WWE World Heavyweight Champion. He then begins to run down the entire locker room, and he talks about how the business has changed. Batista then tells the WWE Universe that he is going to destroy every one of their “Heroes” leading up to the Main Event of WM30. We are then joined by Dolph Ziggler in ring.  Ziggler says that he wants a match with Batista tonight. After Batista accepts Ziggler dropkicks him and leaves the ring…

Backstage Segment: Del Rio approaches Viki about congratulating him on beating Batista on Monday Night. She says she would as soon as she congratulated Batista for beating him at the PPV, and points out that they are 1 and 1. Del Rio says he was going to ask for the rubber match, Viki says she has already booked Batista in a match with Ziggler. As Del Rio says he is gonna take the night off, they are joined by Sheamus who suggest that he have a match with Del Rio!! A request that Viki grants and a says their match is next…

Match #2 (Singles Match): Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus (Winner: Sheamus via DQ, Rating: 3.5 of 4): We open with a video package of the events of last weeks main event between Sheamus/Christian. At one point during the match we are joined by Christian. This was a great match that was solid between Del Rio and Sheamus. The finish saw Sheamus put Del Rio in the Texas cloverleaf before Christian comes in and hits him from behind. After the match Del Rio and Christian work over Sheamus and beat him down. Overall a great way to further the Sheamus/Christian feud…

Video Package: A package is shown of the events between Bryan/Authority and his win over Kane and challenges HHH again for WM30. They also show a package of Hulk Hogan’s return to WWE on RAW Monday Night…

Video Package: A package is shown of the Shield talking about the events of EC on RAW. Then the events of Monday Nights main event between Reigns/Wyatt…

Backstage Segment: The Shield is backstage talking about the events of Monday Night; they then refocus back on the Wyatt family…

Match #3 (Singles Match): Batista vs. Dolph Ziggler (Winner: Batista via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): A video recap is shown of Ziggler dropkicking Batista earlier. The match itself was very well done and both men deserve a hand. The finish saw the Animal hit Dolph with a Batista Bomb for the pin and the win. Overall this was a great match to help get Batista over as a major heel...

Video Package: A package is shown of the altercation between Cena/the Wyatt’s on Monday night, and Cena’s ensuing injury…

In Ring Segment: The Wyatt’s come out to the ring and cut a promo about putting down John Cena on Monday night. A package is shown of the events of the PPV with the Wyatt’s screwing Cena. Then we are joined by the Shield and there is a confrontation before we are joined by HHH. HHH then says that they will not fight tonight they will fight on Monday Night RAW. He tells the Shield to back down, after some taunting by Bray Wyatt they have a final standoff before the Wyatt’s back down for good….

RAW Exclusive Match #4 (Singles Match): © Big E vs. Cesaro (Winner: Big E via DQ, Rating: 3.0 of 4): Cesaro and Swagger seem to be arguing with each other on the way to the ring! The finish saw Swagger attack Big E in front of the ref costing Cesaro the match. Big E attacks Swagger post match and Cesaro makes the save and lays out Big E in the ring: Overall this match was fun and Cesaro is a great opponent for Big E…

Match #5 (Diva’s Title, Singles Match): © AJ Lee vs. Cameron (Winner: Lee via Sub, Rating: 2.5 of 4): The referee catches Tamina interfering and throws her out from ringside. This match was just a little slow and hard to watch. Cameron is not ready for solo matches. Overall it was good to get this out the way so AJ can move on…

Video Package: A package is shown of the Lesner/Undertaker confrontation from Monday night…

Match #6 (6 Man Tag Match): D.Bryan, The Uso’s vs. Kane, New Age Outlaws (Winner: Bryan,Uso’s via PF, Rating: 3.5 of 4): This was a typical Bryan match fast paced and exciting. The crowd was really into it. The finish saw Bryan hit Billy Gunn with a running knee for the pin and the win. Overall this was a gre

Overall Rating (3.0 of 4): Not the best Smackdown but it was a good episode and the main event was worth waiting for…

Match of the Night: Match #2 (Singles Match): Alberto Del Rio vs. Sheamus (Winner: Sheamus via DQ, Rating: 3.5 of 4)


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