Rhyno def. Titus O'Neil
Rhyno and Heath Slater had yet to wrestle since joining the Raw brand via the Superstar Shake-up earlier this month, so I was glad we got a fresh match with the undercard guys for a change on Main Event. Although it wasn't anything special, I was happy it wasn't O'Neil against someone such as Curtis Axel for the millionth time. My only complaint about this was that Rhyno didn't use the Gore to win (he beat O'Neil with a standard spinebuster), which the crowd was obviously waiting for before the abrupt finish.
Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado def. Tony Nese and Drew Gulak
This is a tag team match I know for a fact has been done a few times before on Main Event, but it's hard to complain when the matches are getting better by the week. Maybe it's because they're finally finding chemistry together, and additionally, the crowd was somewhat engaged in the action (more so than usual). It was a pretty nice match on the whole and I was happy the babyfaces scored the victory for a change. Furthermore, I'd really like to see Metalik used more prominently on 205 Live in the future.
As a regular viewer of Main Event, all I ask for from this program is matches that I haven't seen countless times in the past, and again, Rhyno vs. O'Neil was decent at best but at least it was something new. Meanwhile, the Cruiserweight tag team match was virtually a repeat from last week, but as noted, I enjoyed this encounter slightly more. So, all in all, this was a solid show from an in-ring standpoint, and I wouldn't waste time with the Raw recaps, either.
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