Rezar def. Tyler Breeze
In case you haven't heard, Akam is apparently out injured and will be for the foreseeable future. That's terrible news for Rezar and Drake Maverick, because AOP was just starting to pick up steam again before they abruptly dropped the Raw Tag Team Championship and were taken off TV. It's worse when you consider Rezar won't be pushed on his own, and shouldn't be based off his showing here. This was a pretty abysmal match and I have no clue how that one awkward spot toward the end wasn't edited out.
Mojo Rawley def. No Way Jose
I remember reading a rumor a while ago that said Rawley was unhappy with his status in WWE and was looking to leave when his contract expired. No, I doubt he'd be All Elite Wrestling bound, but it's clear he won't be anything more than an enhancement talent for of his career, so maybe he'll go back to football or sign with IMPACT or something. Either way, he has negative momentum at the moment, and simply isn't any good. This was a fairly lifeless match in my opinion, though not nearly as bad as it had the potential to be.
This edition of Main Event was all about building toward Royal Rumble on Sunday and hyping up the advertised card. It didn't move the needle much for me, but then again, the Rumble sells itself and I'll be excited for it no matter what. Meanwhile, the two featured matches on this episode were total throwaway. Rezar vs. Breeze was fresh yet poor, and Rawley vs. Jose was average at best.
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