Randy Orton takes Daniel Bryan to his ultimate limit.
By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Tensions Boiled Over Between Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton
Following the weak finish to their No Disqualification match on Monday's Raw, I'm glad Bryan made mention of the fact that he wished to continue but the officials disallowed him from doing so. Orton, too, provided solid mic work here and set up the main event match nicely. It appeared as if Bryan was the one who was acting more heelish, which worries me. I hope they are teasing a Bryan heel turn only to surprisingly turn Orton in the end. Only time will tell as far as that goes.
Sheamus def. Cody Rhodes w/Damien Sandow
This match received a bit more time than their initial encounter a few weeks ago on Raw. Rhodes got enough offense in that it wasn't considered a total squash when Sheamus won. It was obvious from the start that Sheamus would be going over, but Rhodes still looked strong in defeat. Sandow attacking The Celtic Warrior following the contest was very well done and a good way to further his recent momentum.
By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Jeff Hardy winning the fan poll didn't come as much of a surprise, and having him pick Bobby Roode as his opponent was logical. I was hoping that having every participant in the Bound For Glory Series in the ring at the same time meant we were going to see a battle royal featuring them all (similar to last year), but no such luck. The post-promo brawl was rather awkward and the segment would have been better off without it going down.
Mr. Anderson def. Joseph Park to Earn 7 Points in the Bound For Glory Series
Given who was involved, I wasn't expecting much from this match, but I was surprised to see Park get as much offense in as he did. It's pretty pathetic that Anderson had to resort to outside interference in order to score the victory, but I guess it could have been worse. Furthermore, I understand it was done to further the story-line between Anderson and D.O.C., who foreshadowed a face turn last week as well.
Austin Aries def. Jay Bradley to Earn 7 Points in the Bound For Glory Series
It was cool to see Bradley call out a former TNA World Heavyweight Champion, which made him look gutsy. Aside from that, there was nothing memorable about this match. It was nice to see Aries pick up the win, but it could be seen coming from a mile away. I don't see Bradley obtaining many points in the Series, but only time will tell.
By Graham "GSM" Matthews
It was revealed no more than an hour ago that Matt Striker (a.k.a. Matthew Kaye) has been released from his WWE contract. He stated via Twitter that he was informed that his contract will not be renewed by WWE and is now available for appearances and interviews. Striker tweeted the following earlier today:
"Was just informed by @WWE that my contract will not be renewed. I am now available 4 appearances, signings seminars & wrestling. Deep breath"
He followed up with this tweet a short time later:
"Thanks for all the support. To book plz email ForMattStriker@gmail.com @WWE has your entertainment first in their mind. Support that product"
By Brion Harris
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Just one night removed from CM Punk’s epic clash with Chris Jericho, the seemingly impossible happens: Punk and Heyman split. Though they mutually decided to go their separate ways, Paul Heyman was none too pleased with the decision to do so. After all, he was Punk’s biggest supporter since day one.
Fast forward two hours after they split, Punk is going up against the new World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio. As Punk picks a quick victory via count out, he awaits his entrance music to play… Instead, Punk was shocked when he saw Brock Lesnar come down the ramp to his raging music. Just as Punk, the WWE Universe stood in confusion, wondering why The Anomaly decided to interrupt Punk’s victory celebration.
As we watched in awe, we witnessed the unthinkable: Lesnar delivering a devastating F-5 to the Second City Saint. As the WWE Universe gazed on, questions started to erupt in our minds. Is Lesnar seeking retaliation against Punk for firing Heyman? Does Paul Heyman have anything do to with Lesnar’s merciless attack? The questions continue to pile up. Once seen as stable companions, now seen as rivals.
By CJ Blaze
The show starts with a video package highlighting Bo Dallas’ big win from last week.
Adrian Neville vs. Bray Wyatt
This was the first time we have seen this singles match before. It wasn’t really anything special, and with the other Wyatt Family goons at ringside, it was obvious it was going to end dirty.
Winner: Adrian Neville - by DQ
-After the match, the three ganged up on Neville, and that lead to Ohno and Graves making the save. Dusty Rhodes came out and announced a six-man tag team main event for later.
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