By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Brie Bella, Paige and Natalya def. Summer Rae and Team B.A.D.
This might be the first six-Diva tag team match in some time that didn't feature two factions, which was refreshing. Each of them have minimal history together, but it would have been if there was at least a logical set-up of some sort. They all worked well together and the presence of Lana at ringside was a nice touch to continue the feud between Brie and Lana from Raw. I have zero clue where it's headed, but it gives Brie something noteworthy to do in the meantime.
Ryback def. Heath Slater
Ryback vs. Slater was a total squash match and almost an exact repeat of what we saw on Raw with Ryback and Adam Rose, but the pre-match promo from The Social Outcasts was a treat. Their matches don't do much for me (entertaining ringside antics aside), but it was kept short and sweet for the most part, so I can't complain. And don't ask me if they're supposed to be babyfaces or heels; I have no idea.
The Lucha Dragons def. The Ascension
In all honesty, I completely forgot Kalisto was United States Champion while watching this match (I typically skip the entrances so I didn't see him with the title). I enjoy The Lucha Dragons as a tandem, but it isn't doing Kalisto or the star-spangled belt any favors. They can still team on occasion, but WWE should be doing more with Kalisto as a singles guy right now. As for the bout itself, The Lucha Dragons and The Ascension have had many matches against each other in the past, so they've had plenty of practice and have good chemistry together. This was an amusing match while it lasted, but as noted, I want to see more of Kalisto on his own going forward.
Stardust def. Zack Ryder
We have seen plenty of these two as opponents over the last month or so, and although their matches are always enjoyable, they don't have any meaning. There really isn't much of a feud between them since Stardust wins more often than not and the commentators haven't paid too much attention to their latest series of matches. If nothing else, it was a well-wrestled match and a nice close to the show.
I typically prefer the four match format on Main Event, but this was a solid show from start to finish. The women's tag team match was something new and there was a hint of storyline progression involved. Ryback vs. Slater was fine filler while Dragons vs. Ascension and Stardust vs. Ryder both held my interest, so if you have an hour to kill, I'd recommend checking this episode out for a fun night of wrestling.
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