Dana Brooke def. Alicia Fox
These two have had a few matches in the past, but the dynamic was different this time around with Brooke recently turning babyface and Fox as a heel now that she's with Noam Dar. I still say Brooke would benefit from a return to NXT because she remains awful in the ring, and while she seems like she'd be a natural heel, she actually had a better outing in the ring as a face. This wasn't a must-see match by any means and the crowd sat on their hands, but it was at least more tolerable than I thought it would be.
Mustafa Ali, Gran Metalik and Lince Dorado def. Ariya Daivari, Drew Gulak and Tony Nese
Once again, the extra Cruiserweights not used on Raw were relegated to working a meaningless match on Main Event. As well-wrestled as it was, the crowd could not have cared less, and I found it difficult to pay attention myself because there wasn't much of a story told. Metalik is an excellent athlete, but he appears so inconsistently that fans aren't able to get behind him. In other words, this was the battle of the jobbers in the Cruiserweight division.
The crowd was extremely quiet for this taping and you can't really blame them because neither match was particularly interesting. Both bouts were solid, yet lacked importance, so I wouldn't recommend you go out of your way to watch the show. Of course, with WrestleMania 33 this Sunday, the rest of the show is made up of Raw recaps and video packages promoting matches for the event.
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