Thank f*ck Survivor Collection is over.
That pay-per-view is a inventive noose spherical WWE’s neck yearly, and it is going to be till they give up pretending that anyone cares concerning the “model supremacy” nonsense. The excellent news is that SmackDown pulled the nostril up a bit this week – there are a number of attention-grabbing tales effervescent away.
Brock Lesnar will return on subsequent week’s episode too. That was the most important takeaway by far, however there was backup within the type of Sami Zayn changing into a brand new Common Title contender and the likelihood that WWE will spin Sonya Deville out of her story with Naomi right into a feud with someone a lot higher-profile.
Then…there was the unhealthy. The corporate’s obsession with theming particular episodes round real-life holidays meant that Vince McMahon’s love of “hilarious” meals preventing continued. That spelled catastrophe for Toni Storm and an otherwise-well labored Rick Boogs vs. Angel match.
The model new Day 1 present is looming, and WWE has the Royal Rumble to concentrate on past that. Being trustworthy, something will likely be higher than the Uncooked vs. SmackDown tripe they have been serving for a lot of the month.
Here is all the great and the unhealthy from Friday’s newest.