Kalisto def. Curt Hawkins
Kalisto has largely been a regular on Main Event in recent weeks, and since he's been off WWE TV, most crowds don't care about him. It's a shame because he can always be counted on for a quality contest and this was a fun little match from him and Hawkins, who knows how to elicit heat from any audience despite being the ultimate jobber. It didn't last long, but it was kept short and sweet with the right guy going over.
Lince Dorado and Gran Metalik def. Drew Gulak and Ariya Daivari
Dorado and Metalik have been teaming pretty consistently lately and they have great chemistry as partners. Gulak and Daivari were rather random opponents for them, but I guess it was because they aren't in the middle of a significant storyline at the moment. It was a decent albeit forgettable tag team affair for the first half, but they picked up the pace down the stretch and delivered an enjoyable final few minutes.
Raw produced a strong go-home show for SummerSlam on Monday night, so the Raw recaps are worth watching. In fact, they might be worth seeking out over the in-ring action on this edition of Main Event, which was serviceable and entertaining at points yet nothing must-see. On the bright side, the program has been a bit better for the last month or so in featuring fresh matchups and thankfully this episode was another example of that.
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