By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Natalya def. Summer Rae
It's a shame Natalya wasn't contending for the WWE Women's Championship at an earlier time because I really would have liked to see her with a title again. It would have been logical to have her win Sunday's Submission match at Extreme Rules had Charlotte not been in the midst of a long reign as champ heading into SummerSlam. At any rate, she and Summer contested a solid match here and it was nice to see Summer showcase her skills a bit while on offense. Natalya emerged victorious as she should have, but Summer at least looked good in defeat.
Zack Ryder def. Viktor
As I've expressed before, Ryder is perfect in the ultimate underdog role. Sami Zayn plays a similar character, of course, but Ryder is a bit different because he has had to fight his way up the card over the years. That said, I wish he was more prominently featured on programming because he definitely has the fan following. Viktor bores me to tears whenever he's in the ring, more so on his own than when he was with Konnor, but Ryder increased my interest in this match and made it bearable.
Neither of this week's two featured matches were anything out of the ordinary, but they weren't awful, either. In other words, they were decent for what they were, making this an average edition of Superstars on the whole. I wouldn't recommend watching the show in full, but you might enjoy this episode for the Raw replays because the show was excellent on Monday night.
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