Another full week of wrestling and I thought Smackdown was the show to watch this week. We are getting character development and potential of more stories being told.

To start off Raw we had a solid match between Becky Lynch and Charlotte. Yes Charlotte has won the title 10 times but her losing record in the past 2 years has been high. I am starting to feel bad for Charlotte. She was promoted as the greatest women’s wrestler but they been having her title reigns be not relevant and her loss record high. with that said I do no have a desire to see Becky and Charlotte having another feud. For me personally Becky is not interesting and Charlotte has lost her idenity.

Really good wrestling on Raw I really liked Ali VS. Andrade, Ricochet VS Shelton and Buddy VS Cedric. I really thought all those matches were amazing. I also liked the women tag titles getting some attention. Asuka is such a star right now, I’d put her in the title picture against Becky.

AEW for me is having a hard time developing characters, creating stars, stories and introducing us to what is different about the product. The one match I did really enjoy on the show this week was Riho VS Britt. I think this match showed Britt is still green, but oh boy Riho was an incredible babyface in that match and really carried the match.

I haven’t watched NXT yet but so far my favorite show of the week has been Smackdown. This was the most solid show for me this week.

I really loved the way Smackdown started with Roman VS Shin, it was a very good match. Corbin interfering was something I wasn’t expecting. What I liked about this is there wasn’t a tag after the interference and we didn’t find out this match would be happening until the second hour, I really liked that part.

I loved Shorty G dominating his match and his promo after the match was really really good. He is a character that is still developing. I like the effort in this character and with Vince high on him, I’m excited for his future.

Amazing tag team action on Smackdown, this is just a taste of what we will be getting at crown jewel. Right now the Smackdown tag team division is stacked and they need to tag advantage of that.

I absolutely loved Sasha and Bayley’s promo on miz TV. I thought the promo was perfect to calling out the fans, to saying the wrestlers are lazy, to saying how she was treated. Only thing I think would’ve been cool to add is first of all beat up the Miz and second of all to address how WWE made her me this happy person but wow hands down for best segment of the week.

I thought the 6 pack challenge was fine but Nikki winning just feels like going steps backwards. She has had chances this year and her and Bliss seem to always be right behind Bayley all the time. I would of liked a story between Bayley and Dana or even Bayley and Mella.

I liked the tag team match for the main event I do believe Roman should be in the main event picture and main eventing Smackdown but maybe adding a story to this would of made it more intriguing. I thought tonight would of been a perfect night for DB to attack Roman.



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I know everyone had a rough night for Hell In A Cell and Raw, but I want to focus on the positive stories and matches that happened this week in wrestling.

Natty Insight:

  • Kabuki Warriors getting a win over Charlotte and Becky was huge. The women’s tag division was dead in the water and Kabuki Warriors have really revived it. I love these ladies as heels and really looking forward to their run. I am a huge fan of Joshi/japanese wrestling and I would love to see WWE book these talents in the correct way.
  • As far as wrestling quality goes I thought Natalya VS Lacey was a great match. Storytelling wise I am not invested into these two characters feuding, but I loved the match.
  • So far I have not got invested into AEW, but what I have liked is Riho. I am a huge fan of Riho and very excited to see who she feuds with and where her storytelling goes next. I am also a huge fan of Sammy, I have been following his wrestling journey for a couple years now and it is really cool to see him on live TV every week.
  • I really loved Smackdown this week. The first match to start off the night was a really good match. Rollins and Roman have this in ring chemistry that is just fire. I really liked the match, but I didn’t feel a need for the Fiend to interfere. Roman getting pinned or rolled up by Seth wouldn’t hurt him. The Fiend is now on Smackdown which hopefully separates him and Rollins which I would like. The thing is The Fiend is supposed to be an attraction, I really think he should of gone undrafted and been a free agent. It would give that surprise element.
  • I enjoyed the Mysterio/Cain/Brock segment. Heyman is always good at cutting promos and I did like Cain speaking in spanish. I thought Mysterio was also really great here. I am really looking forward to the story between these two. I know a lot of people have been critical of Cain and think he cannot wrestle, but dude has been amazing in AAA. I think a lot of you will be surprised.
  • Really good tag team action between the OC and New Day. Even though Kofi has been WWE champion for a long time until last week, I was surprised AJ took the pin until my brother reminded me Kofi just lost the title. I personally would of kept Kofi off TV for a little bit, But I’m all for Kofi having a feud with AJ Styles.
  • Bayley turning full heel and becoming dark Bayley is the story of the week. Not going to like hell in a cell and raw were both very cold shows and I do not say that often. This Bayley turn needed to happen, we needed a story to end this week. Bayley winning back the smackdown championship and having a new look was everything I needed this week. I have been a huge Bayley fan since before she was in NXT. I have always had a special place in my heart for Bayley and Sasha. To me this lines up the perfect story of dark Bayley vs babyface Sasha Banks for wrestlemania. Tonight this moment meant everything to me with all the bad booking Bayley has had to unnecessary negative fan reaction, to the women’s tag titles being treated like nothing, to everyone forgetting about Bayley. Tonight was perfect. In the last 10 years all of wrestling has losts its identity for wrestling as far as storytelling goes. Tonight was perfect.

HIAC predictions, FOX premiere, AEW, NXT and Hulk Hogan thoughts

I hope everyone has had a good week and is excited for hell in a cell tomorrow. The week has been packed an I am honestly exhausted. We had Raw, AEW, NXT, Smackdown and now hell in a cell tomorrow. I thought Raw started out hot, I liked AEW’s first match on the card and Riho winning first women’s title, I loved all of NXT and my favorite show of the week was Smackdown.

I really liked the start to Raw with Brock destroying Rey and his Son. The storytelling here was good and it gave me more to look forward to, it left suspense for me because I knew there had to be a story.

I liked that Sasha Banks got a solid win over Alexa Bliss, but I like these two in the past and would of liked a longer match.

Miz TV was setup for team Hulk VS Team Flair. I thought the setup and promo was good, Flair can talk better than anyone on that roster. I am just not a fan of Hulk on TV, WWE promoting and uses Hulk. If Hulk would give even an apology to the Universe or the wrestlers without blaming everyone but himself for saying insensitive, horrible, racists comments I would be more forgiving. With him using excuses and saying he is sorry for how it happened but not taking responsibility for his actions is very hurtful and frustrating.

My favorite match on Raw was AJ VS. Cedric. I know Cedric has lost all of his matches with AJ but I would really love another time added to hell in a cell. These two just have that in ring chemistry and I really love watching them wrestle. Cedric is one of my favorite wrestlers so I really would love for him to capture the gold.

A lot of people were heated over this on the internet but it is a new storyline and maybe I am a sucker for soap opera storylines in WWE but this Lana/Lashley/Rusev storyline I am really intrigued by. We will see where it goes, but I’m a sucker for a love triangle in the squared circle.

NXT this week was a very solid show the match I enjoyed the most on the card with Candice Larae VS Shayna. I really wanted Candice to win this match but hopefully we get a takeover with these two. Candice is so damn good in that ring, I really loved that match.

AEW had its debut show and even though they did not have storylines or introduce their characters or brand to the TNT network that well, they had good in ring quality. I liked Sammy VS. Cody a lot, mainly because Sammy is one of my favorite wrestlers. The other match I really enjoyed with Riho winning the women’s championship. I adore her.

Smackdown was a A+ show, I really enjoyed the show. It had this big star show quality to it, it really gave me butterflies. The way the show opened was perfect. Becky got that rub by the Rock and both put on great promos and got over with Corbin. I would say all three wrestles got over in this segment. I am still not on the Corbin train though, I think he can talk but as far as a look and in ring goes along with character, I feel a disconnect.

The first match on Smackdown on Fox was with the four horsewomen, this was perfect and magical. You had the star quality of Becky, you had Charlotte’s athleticism displayed and you had the boss n hug connection getting their spots in and getting over both programs and feuds with these ladies.

The Owens and Shane ladder match was my favorite match on the card, this was such a great match. This match really made me fall in love with Kevin Owens all over again. This was really the greatest hits of a ladder match, felt it was a good display for Fox.

I love seeing Roman doing his superman dive and loved seeing Roman wrestle in general. Roman is a star regardless of what fans and critics feel and think, I actually really wanted Roman VS Kofi for Fox premiere but we did not get that. So it made new everywhere of how upset wrestling fans were online over Kofi getting squashed by Brock. I can understand and see the frustration but then again if fans are tuning in for the first time or haven’t watched wrestling in forever and see a small athletic guy making new day jokes they probably don’t take him seriously or see him as a star even though I feel Kofi was and still is. I just can see and Understand Brock squashing could make the show feel more legit and real. I really enjoyed the full show, I wasn’t bored or looking at my phone one time.

We only have a couple matches announced right now, I am assuming we will get more but it has been a trend for WWE making their PPV’s shorter. I am fine with it but I like them at least 4 hours long, I personally like watching a lot of wrestling.

Bayley VS. Charlotte: I love Bayley with all my heart, but I Just have a feeling Charlotte is winning this, fox has really been promoting her.

Sasha VS. Becky: I know a lot of people think Becky is going to Fox, but Becky will go where her soon to be husband is going and I feel that will be Raw. I am taking Becky to retain and Sasha to be drafted to Smackdown.

Roman and Bryan VS Rowan and Harper: I have Roman and Bryan winning this match. Not much to this, I feel Bryan needs to be a babyface for the Smackdown brand right now.

Fiend VS. Rollins: I am taking Seth Rollins. I know a lot of people will be upset, but I am having Undertaker interfering or Rollins just stomping this monster multiple times.

Next week’s bundle of wrestling, Sasha/Bayley and Gable praise.

I really enjoyed this weeks bundle of wrestling. It’s so crazy because by next week we will be having wrestling every day of the week except on Thursday’s which there is some independent promotions on that day actually. I love wrestling, but I have this loyalty to WWE and that is what I will be mainly sticking with.

Two matches I really enjoyed on NXT were Lacey Lane vs Ripley and Kai returning back to NXT after injury. To me Lacey Lane is such a star, she has such a unique style and her charisma is out of this world. For Dakota Kai to me she is the rick steamboat of the women’s division, she is the perfect babyface to beat Shanya in my opinion. I also liked the main event a lot, I love Tyler Breeze and am the hugest Kushida fan.

For Raw I liked Sasha Banks and Bayley because they are my favorites and I love everything they do. Sasha always puts on good matches and her and Nikki was no different. I thought Gable VS. Corbin was also very good. I love Gable and just hope the rumors of Vince being high on him is true, he is my favorite in ring wrestler right now. I was also really excited that it will be Mysterio VS Rollins next Monday for the premiere. I really like how they are treating wrestling like a series and making series premieres. The Fiend stuff keeps happening is how I will phrase this. I remember when he first came out everyone was so giddy and marking out and some still are. To me it feels like a guy in a halloween mask. That’s just my own opinion and it’s something I have accepted I just won’t get into. With that said I hope Undertaker returns to cost the match because I really like Rollins as champion.

A lot of people really hated on the Smackdown show but I enjoyed it out of all the show this week. First of all the Rowan vs Daniel match was incredible. I can’t help it, my heart loved Daniel as a babyface and right now I will not settle for less. I liked Roman coming down to help Daniel but would like some apology by Roman to Daniel. Gable had a good squash match and I will never complain about watching Gable wrestle. I really enjoyed Sasha and Bayley defeating Carmella and Charlotte. I liked how Charlotte kept her heel vibe with her and kind of just watched Carmella tap out. I thought this showing by Bayley and Sasha have been one of their best as far as tag team action goes. I have been really enjoying Bayley’s heel turn a lot. I like the small things she does, just like when it looked like she was going to help Mella up but hits her hard. I really just love everything with Sasha and Bayley. I’m not against Shane and Owens storyline, I know a lot of people aren’t for it but it’s been the only story I have felt invested into. I love Kevin Owens and I love Ladder matches so that match next week on fox is going to be amazing! Match of the week for me was Ali VS. Shinsuke, really loved this match, encourage everyone to check this one out. Lastly how we went off the air for Smackdown was awesome!! Everyone knows I love Sasha Banks but her whipping Becky’s ass was fucking amazing. I know everyone still loves Becky and how she is still over, but right now I think the best thing that could happen for the women’s division would be Sasha and Bayley both the champions and to take the women’s tag titles too. Just give me as much of Sasha and Bayley before they put the title on Becky all the way till Wrestlemania.

Lots of good wrestling this week and like I said more and more and more wrestling to come. Monday’s will be Raw on USA which I will always watch, has been my favorite show since I was a little girl. Tuesday’s will be Impact on AXS TV, I love impact and think that their storytelling has been the best out of all the company’s. Wednesday’s will be NXT and AEW which I’m sure interest lots of people, but to me it’s no way. Friday will be Smackdown which is another one I will for sure be checking out. Watching WWE on a Friday night, just gives me happy memories. As far as Tuesdays and Wednesdays go I will wing it. I have a job and I love wrestling so much but I do not want to drain myself either. I think Impact will surprise a lot of people as well as NXT. As you see I have not mentioned AEW and that has to do with a few things. I do not support AEW. First of all their shots at WWE over and over again while they are saying they support wrestling, the fans and accept all wrestling. Second they do not have many wrestlers of color and do not promote any. Brandy is the only one promoted. Lastly I do not believe that they believe in their women’s division right now and honestly there storytelling has been poor. Until they start respecting what’s important to my heart, I won’t support.

Raw–

Seth Rollins promo and Bray Wyatt promo

Natty Insight: I thought Rollins delivery was really good. I personally am not into Bray’s character(s). I think the guy is creative but it’s not something I feel invested in. It really feels like a halloween gimmick for the season.

Braun demolishes the tag team champions

Natty Insight: I really didn’t like this at all. I have never been high on Braun and him getting title shot after title shot is annoying to me. The tag team division needs to be strong and treated with respect, this whole segment felt like tag team division means nothing to the WWE.

OC defeat Cedric and the viking raiders

Natty Insight: I am very sad that reports are that they want to bury Cedric. Cedric is so good in ring, I love his charisma and him in general. I would have Cedric beat a guy like AJ to elevate himself in the midcard. I was not a fan of this.

Corbin defeats Gable

Natty Insight: Match started out slow and crowd really killed this match for me. I did like the middle to the end of this match and everything Gable was doing. He is such a great wrestler, I can not express how much I want a push for him.

Riochet and Rusev both beat Mike after Maria says the baby isn not his.

Natty Insight: This was a funny segment but I really hope this helps Mike get a push in the future. For me Maria is go away heat, I never liked her in TNA and her promos I”m sure are good to some but more than anything it’s annoying heat that makes you not wanna hear her voice.

Myserio defeates Cesaro

Natty Insight: Underrated match on the card, liked the match just wish we could get a story with Mysterio.

Bayley and Sasha defeat Bliss and Cross

Natty Insight: I thought this match was great and I loved the heel antics by Sasha and Bayley. I really loved everything about this besides Charlotte helping Becky and Sasha been getting a lot of beat downs lately.

Lacey defeats Dana Brooke

Natty Insight: All I can say is give me more of Dana Brooke.

Rollins defeats Roode and Bray attacks Kane and gives Rollins a staredown

Natty Insight: Match itself was great, would love a feud between these two. Bray attacking Kane was fine to elevate Bray more, even though he is over. The whole creepy scaring Rollins was not for me. Rollins is the babyface, he shouldn’t be scared and all the lighting made Bray look like he is in a halloween mask.

Smackdown–

New day defeat Revial and Orton with Brock challenging Kofi.

Natty Insight: Amazing match to start off Smackdown and good surprise to have Brock return to Smackdown. I am all for Brock defeating Kofi and being this huge superstar again, but they need to be prepared for this draft and Brock not missing every Smackdown event.

Nakamura and Sami attack Ali

Natty Insight: All for this to start up again, but Ali needs to start winning again.

Owens sues Shane

Natty Insight: I actually liked this. I like the realism of a wrestler not being be rich and having to fight odds with his crappy job. I thought Owens delivery was great.

Charlotte defeats Sasha VIA DQ

Natty Insight: They need to stop ending so many matches in DQ and they need to let Sasha get some wins. Charlotte taking the pin won’t downgrade her at all. Charlotte also needs to stop with her moonsaults, they look so unrealistic.

Gable attacks Baron

Natty Insight: This was my favorite segment of the week. I love Gable and I am all for him getting a push and standing up for himself. Also, I hate the short jokes.

Rowan and Harper demolish Roman and Daniel Bryan

Natty Insight: Great display of the big men dominating. I am all for Daniel going back to babyface. He does great heel work but I just am more invested and care more when he is a babyface because I like the good guys. Looking forward to this story continuing.

Clash of champions predictions, Sasha/Bayley owning the women’s division, Stone Cold returns

Quick hit: We had the contract signing and the OC interrupt Stone Cold, Rollins and Braun.

Natty Insight: I thought the opening segment was fine, some funny moments with Stone Cold and AJ Styles but it did not get over the match between Braun and Rollins on Sunday. The main event was fine, I am just glad Cedric is getting more wins and TV time.

Quick hit: Charlotte and Becky defeated Sasha and Bayley.

Natty Insight: I thought this match was really good. I really thought Bayley looked like the star of all the 4-horsewomen in this match, she had so many good spots, amazing selling and really held her own in this match. Charlotte had some botches and I wish she would stop using the moonsault, it is just not a good look for her. I wish Becky and Sasha really wouldn’t touch until Sunday besides the blind chair shots or attacks and I wasn’t a fan of Bayley losing but if this means both Sasha and Bayley win Sunday I am for it. I just want that detailed storyline and build.

Quick hit: Mysterio defeated Mentalik.

Natty Insight: Wow, what a match. This was my match of the week. I love Lucha libre and this match really reminded me of the WCW days.

Quick hit: Corbin advances onto the king of the ring finals.

Natty Insight: Pro wrestling claims there is no such thing as heels and faces until we have a tournament like this. I don’t see a reason to have Corbin in the finals. Give fans some good wrestling. The match itself was fine but just disappointing we don’t get wrestlers like Cedric, Ricochet, Ali or Buddy facing each other in the finals. We are getting Gable advancing from Smackdown so holding onto the hope we get Gable as the winner.

Quick hit: Undertaker returned to smackdown to talk about the memories and chokeslam Sami Zayn.

Natty Insight: For some reason I preferred Understaker’s opening segment over Stone Cold’s on Raw and that’s probably because Taker was my Dad’s favorite wrestler so everytime I see him I have that childhood feeling. I liked him attacking a wrestler. Yes it would be cool if it was someone bigger, but it was a cool moment for me. Man is iconic.

Quick hit: Nikki Cross defeated Mandy Rose.

Natty Insight: It’s not that I don’t like these white blondes they push. Mandy, Mella, Bliss, and Lacey but this whole mean girl character or selling their body like it’s the greatest thing in the world is off putting, attractive and makes me sick really. I like Bliss and Nikki together, I prefer them being tag team champions over anyone right now. I have enjoyed Bliss the most out of her career with Nikki because she doesn’t have that mean girl approach.

Quick hit: Rowan and Roman battle with Rowan getting the best of Roman.

Natty insight: For a storyline that they botched this story has been pretty good in my eyes. I loved the brawl and even though I am not the hugest fan of big men, I am looking forward to this match and the story continuing.

Quick hit: Bayley defeats Ember Moon.

Natty Insight: I love Ember, but I would of liked Bayley to squash her or another opponent on the Smackdown roster. Bayley has an aggressive offense and I would like them to take advantage of that. I love Bayley, she is one of my favorite. I am really excited to see how this story continues with her and I am the most excited for Bayley VS Charlotte match, I feel they will steal the show.

Quick hit: Kofi recreates madison square harden with Orton.

Natty Insight: I loved this spot so much, one of the coolest spots in forever. My only thing is I think it would of been cooler for him to win with this at Clash of champions. I really liked this spot though and have loved Kofi’s run.

Cruiserweight championship: 205 live is underrated to me and I love all the guys in this match, but Drew is an amazing heel and amazing in ring. They really should build him up and keep this winning streak going.

United States championship: AJ has been fine as champion, he is doing good heel work but he doesn’t need the title just like his tag team partners don’t. These midcard titles are to build your young guys and build up the talent into superstars. This can keep building but to me Cedric is a start I am going with Cedric for the shocking win. He deserves it.

IC championship: I am going with Shinsuke, you still have Buddy and Ali that could challenge a heel for that title. If Miz wins you don’t have many heels for him to challenge.

SD tag team championships: The draft will be happening soon, I am going with Revival being tag team champions and staying with Smackdown instead of Raw.

Women’s tag team championships: I am going with Nikki and Bliss retaining. We could use a little bit more storyline with these two but I’ve enjoyed Bliss and Nikki together and I would love a Bliss babyface run.

Raw tag team championships: The story with Braun and Rollins has not interested me at all and I am a huge Rollins fan. I have Roode and Ziggler winning the tag titles here. I like them together and have no doubt they can elevate the tag team division.

SD women’s championship: I have Bayley retaining here. Maybe there is Sasha helping her or it ending with chairs but I do not have Bayley losing. I also have this being the match of the night.

Raw women’s championship: I have Sasha Banks beating Becky Lynch. Maybe with some help from Bayley, but I have Sasha being the queen, the boss, the woman, the talk of Raw.

Roman VS. Rowan: I have Roman beating Rowan in a good match but the storyline continuing.

Kofi VS. Randy Orton: This is a hard one, but I think we are gonna get a shocker and Randy Orton will be the new champion.

Rollins VS. Braun: There may be some interfering but I have Rollins retaining somehow.

Bayley turns heel and why I prefer a slow burn and avoiding the promo “you people.” Also, #KOTR continues

Hey everyone! Hope you have had a great week. I didn’t get to catch AEW, but I was able to catch all of WWE thus far this week.

I have really been liking Roode and Ziggler as a tag team, I really hope they win at Clash of Champions. The Rollins and Braun experiment isn’t for me, not something I have been invested in.

I am a huge Natalya fan and am hoping she will get a storyline with Lacey and not just keep losing to give Lacey something.

Good match between Corbin and Cedric. I know they are booking wise aiming for Corbin to win, they could swerve us. My dream pick was Cedric and Ricochet, so a little disappointed but matches have been really good.

I really liked the twist for Joe and Ricochet’s match. I think both are super good and should be in the spotlight, I do fear them doing to double pin is a way to get Corbin to win next week though.

The moment of my life happened! Hehe. I won’t lie I stan, fan girl, in love with Bayley and Sasha so Bayley turning and attacking Becky was pretty much the greatest thing that could of happened to me. 🙂 To me Bayley and Sasha have stolen the week between last night and Tuesday night. I really like the direction they are going with Bayley and honestly the biggest heel turn I have seen in the last 10 years.

Elias defeating Ali was good for the heel side but Ali is really that underdog and he could of really used going to the finals. Then later we get Chad Gable winning and I can now understand it all. I really hope Gable wins the whole thing, he is the perfect underdog and his wrestling is mesmerizing to watch. Very happy for him.

Orton and the Revival are gold together. I wouldn’t mind seeing them as world champion and tag team champions. They have this old school mentality, it really is a perfect pairing. Really enjoying everything they are all doing. My only other dream would be Sasha and Bayley added to that team, but I’m nerdy like that. 🙂

The tag team titles right now are just not in the spotlight. Bliss and Nikki lose to Mandy and Sonya, who I do not see as a threat. I think perfect booking would be to get Natalya and Beth together or put them back on Sasha and Bayley.

The ending to Smackdown I thought was cool. Rowan is a big guy that I could see pushed like a monster, I really liked Rowan going crazy and attacking both Roman and DB. DB turning babyface I feel would be great booking going into Smackdown. Really interested in this story.

Of course the last thing I would like to discuss is my favorite angle going on right now and that is my girl Bayley. Monday’s heel turn was historic, I did not see it coming and it was best heel turn I’ve seen in years to me. I do see a lot of people hating on Bayley’s promo on Smackdown and her chair shirts. First of all shut up and chill the heck down. It’s wrestling, if you really want to pick a part every little thing good luck enjoying life and wrestling for that matter. I liked Bayley’s promo because she didn’t just switch from baby to heel overnight, to me that doesn’t feel organic. Second she didn’t go in doing the promo you people that Becky did. I really liked her discussing hey I do huge and am a hero to your kids and that Sasha is her best friend. I like how she is just keeping it real. This is just the beginning and personally would prefer a slow burn. I am just so excited, happy and blessed to see Sasha and Bayley reignite this women’s division. !