Akira Tozawa def. The Brian Kendrick
These two worked very well together during their lengthy feud earlier this year since Tozawa is a super exciting performer when he's allowed to go all out while Kendrick can tell a story through his mannerisms. Henceforth, I wasn't surprised that they contested another quality contest here. It had a nice pace and was a bit more lively than most Cruiserweight matches we tend to see on WWE programming.
Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows def. Heath Slater and Rhyno
I honestly forgot there were more tag teams on Raw outside of The Shield and The Bar, because that's all we basically see nowadays. Slater and Rhyno have been largely absent from WWE TV in 2017, whereas Anderson and Gallows have been dead in the water since their feud with The New Day ended. This was a decent little match for as long as it lasted, but it was fairly formulaic and they weren't striving for anything special. If nothing else, at least the heels won.
The obligatory Cruiserweight match on Main Event was an entertaining one this week and is definitely worth checking out if you have a few minutes to kill, but I can't say the same about the tag team match. It was by no means terrible (see: Trick or Street Fight), but you aren't missing out if you don't watch it. The episode on the whole is average, but with a relatively dead crowd, I'd recommend skipping over the in-ring portion of this show.
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