By Graham "GSM" Matthews
The Miz Hosted 'Miz TV' with United States Champion Sheamus
Yes, Damien Sandow is capable of so much more, but there's no denying that he's taken everything given to him over the last year and made it gold. He's been really entertaining as Damien Mizdow in the last two months and his hilarious impersonation of Sheamus saved this stale segment. It was one way of furthering the feud between Miz and Sheamus, but virtually no one cares, especially since the title they're fighting over means next to nothing.
R-Truth def. Tyson Kidd
More often than not, I'm not interested in anything involving Truth, but the fact Kidd was his opponent made this at least somewhat tolerable. It was a fine match, but the focus was more on the tension between Kidd and Natalya than the actual action. Although I wasn't happy Truth went over, it furthered Kidd's on-going story, but I'd like to see him get his win back sooner rather than later. As I've said before, I'm happy to see Kidd receiving more TV time and hope it leads to something bigger for him.
Cesaro def. Justin Gabriel
I expected a fun match from Cesaro and Gabriel going in and they definitely delivered. The crowd didn't have any reason to believe that Gabriel could win, so it wasn't much more than a glorified squash for Cesaro. However, I'm not at all complaining and I'll definitely take this over him constantly losing. I look forward to his pending Intercontinental Championship rematch with Dolph Ziggler at Hell in a Cell.
Rusev def. Big E
These two always have good matches together and this was much of the same. There's no denying that Big E has fallen far in the last year, but he's still an incredible athlete and impressive in the ring. Rusev and Big work well together and they had a solid match to close out the show. It was also effective in giving Rusev his heat back after getting attacked by Big Show and Mark Henry on Raw.
There wasn't much of note featured on this show, though two new matches were added to the Hell in a Cell card, so there's that. None of the matches were all that memorable, but they were all at least good, something I can't say for the opening segment. It was a forgettable show on the whole that isn't worth the time to go out of your way and see.
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