Rhyno def. Dash Wilder
Rhyno and Heath Slater vs. Wilder just might be the most ruthless rivalry in the history of Main Event. Okay, not really, but it has lasted a long time. I'd be more complimentary of the "program" if Wilder won a match here and there, because so far, he has lost to Rhyno and Slater every time they've clashed. On the bright side, the crowd was way more into this than I expected them to be and made it more fun as a result. Wilder losing so many singles matches won't matter once he's reunited with Scott Dawson soon enough.
Mustafa Ali def. Drew Gulak
These two had a great feud on 205 Live not too long ago and the dynamic they have as characters was why it was so wonderful. Similar to during Rhyno vs. Slater, the audience actually reacted to both men and specifically Gulak's "No Chanting" sign, which was cool. Gulak and Ali produced a nice little match with the time they were given and it looked like they were legitimately enjoying themselves out there.
A lively crowd can make a major difference and that was especially the case with this edition of Main Event I felt. From an in-ring standpoint, neither of these matches blew me away, but they were well-wrestled and the fans weren't sitting on their hands for both bouts. Meanwhile, anything involving The Shield is worth watching from the Raw recaps, but the rest can be skipped.
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