The kickoff to the Royal Rumble has started and I got to say I really enjoyed all shows this week on WWE television.
On Raw we got Brock and anyone Brock is on a WWE TV you can expect star power. I am very interested in Brock being in the royal rumble match even as being champion. I hope they put his title on the line and whoever wins the royal rumble in the new WWE champion.
My favorite match on Raw was Andrade vs. Mysterio. These two are so damn good in ring and I would like to see more from these two. They have done a really good job getting fans to boo Andrade.
I really loved the tag team action on Raw, but I really thought they missed an opportunity with the new year. Putting it on Street profits would of made the crowd erupt and putting it on the OC would be a good way to show dominance of the OC.
We have been getting small promos and segments to build up Asuka and Becky. I think it could be built better and I was kind of confused with Becky thinking she can’t beat Asuka but cheap shots her. I would like them to bring up her tapping to Asuka more, but match should be good. I just wanted more of a build.
Absolutely love what they are doing with Rowan. We keep getting a little more and more to what is in his cage every week. I’m all for them making him a dominant star right now.
It was good to see Rollins back in action, but the whole Big Show is the surprise did nothing for me.
I thought the opening segment to Smackdown has been there best segment since going to fox. I loved the swerve of Morrison and Miz as baby faces and Morrison just chew up and throw it up at the crowd. Morrison is fire on the mic, I really loved this opening.
Kofi and Miz was an ok match, honestly wasn’t invested and would of loved Kofi vs. Morrison instead but it’s all about the build up. I really enjoyed it.
I do not hate every blonde that has ever wrestled but I do know there is this stereotype and expectation for women to be blonde, tan, tall, white with enhancements so when I see Bliss vs. Mandy It just gives me the divas era feeling and it doesn’t feel good. I do have to say I do like the storyline with Mandy and Otis. I think it’s cute.
Lacey is doing the babyface role very well and Bayley is doing the heel role very well. I’m down to see these two in a title match but I want Bayley to retain. I also liked Bayley’s promo with calling Lacey’s kid as a snot. I know Bayley has been given a lot of criticism but I have enjoyed her character as a heel. I like how she is emo, how she doesn’t care, how she is still doing her same amazing in ring wrestling. Bayley has always been very stiff and rough in the ring and it matches her heel character. Sasha will always have that swagger but I think Sasha losing last week helped Bayley. Bayley didn’t take the pin, Bayley is the champ and Bayley is letting Sasha take the hits for her. Just saying baby face Sasha vs. heel Bayley would be money.
I am not a fan of the Fiend but have to admit I love Daniel Bryan not being afraid and everything he is doing. I really want him to win at Royal Rumble but I know they wanna stick with the Fiend.
Braun defeating the IC champion Shinsuke is a good move. They haven’t been using Shinsuke right and it’s something for Braun to have and defend.
Loved Sheamus backstage promo, cannot wait to see more of him. This is how you elevate someone that was down to the next level. Get some wins, cut some good promos and embrace chaos.
Really loved the promo with Roman and the Usos. I am all for Roman winning the royal rumble, I think it would make a great story and an amazing moment for Roman. I would enjoy 2020 being Roman’s year and by the end of 2020 or 2021 you can go back to a Roman vs. Rollins main eventing mania or a big PPV.