Titus Worldwide def. The Ascension
The Ascension almost always bores me to tears and Titus Worldwide aren't much better, but this turned out to be a better bout than I expected it to be. Granted, it was by no means great, but the energy was there and the tired tag team formula was more fun than usual. The crowd was actually invested in the action to an extent as well, so that also added to my enjoyment of this.
Mojo Rawley def. Chad Gable
This received a few more minutes than I thought it would and they made the most of the time they were given. Rawley really does nothing for me from an in-ring standpoint, but he is entirely capable of holding his own whenever he is up against someone as skilled as Gable. He especially had a solid showing here and looked good even in defeat. I still don't understand WWE's obsession with pushing Rawley, though. He is inferior to Gable in virtually every way except for size.
Putting the two featured matches to the side of a second, I honestly believe Main Event might be your best bet in getting the highlights from Raw and SmackDown Live without watching them in their entirety. At a time where WWE programming is more mundane than ever before, this program can be your way of catching up on what's going on with both brands while also catching a few decent matches with the undercard acts of Raw. This was an average episode otherwise.
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