CM Punk and Daniel Bryan both get their hands raised.
Good promo and match between Sheamus and The Miz to kick off the show. I enjoyed the verbal segment between Miz and Daniel Bryan given their history, and Sheamus played his role nicely as well. The Celtic Warrior's victory was extremely predictable since Miz hasn't won a match in ages, but the action was entertaining for what it was worth.
Fun tag team match with United States Champion Jack Swagger and Dolph Ziggler defeating Kofi Kingston and R-Truth. If Truth and Kingston were given a win over the tag champs on Raw, then why did they lose here? Is this setting up a three way tag feud over the tag titles? I certainly hope not, because all four of these Superstars have greater potential as singles stars going into WrestleMania.
Typical squash match with The Great Khali dominating Drew McIntyre. I have little hope at this point that this losing streak is actually leading somewhere, but with rumors circulating a possible makeover for McIntyre, there is still a chance that this angle has meaning.
David Otunag delivers a Verdict to Ezekiel Jackson.
Brief match between David Otunga and Ezekiel Jackson that was much of the same from Monday night. The action wasn't necessarily bad, but it was too quick to mean anything. All signs point this to a brand vs. brand feud going into WrestleMania, which I couldn't be any less excited about.
Excellent match between World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan and WWE Champion CM Punk. Sure, the numerous halts during the bout stopped the continuous flow of the match, but the action was just as awesome as expected. I'm glad the bout ended in a draw due to the fact this could quite possibly a future main event at WrestleMania, so it kept both competitors protected. The Teddy Long and John Laurinaitis didn't do much for this viewer, but it did confuse me as to why they wanted the other show's guy to win and not their own.
Overall, a decent but skippable show with the two hours going by quickly. The action as a whole was fine, but nothing on the show felt meaningful. That being said, this did come off as a show on the road to WrestleMania and the live aspect of it and change of nights did nothing to enhance that either.
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