Saturday, May 23, 2020

AEW Dynamite Review - May 20th, 2020

AEW Dynamite
May 20th, 2020
Jacksonville, FL

Brodie Lee is out with the Dark Order and Jon Moxley’s AEW World Championship. Brodie says he is just like everyone at home despite being an athlete in his prime. He names 10 a ‘high knight’ of the Dark Order and says he always knew he was special. He then says “go hurt Jon Moxley.”

1) Jon Moxley vs. 10 
Moxley storms 10 at the bell and lays a bunch of moves on him. 10 fires back and gets a little in before Mox takes control again. This turns into Moxley trying to goad Brodie back out there by hitting big moves including a gotch style piledriver and not going for a pin despite 10 clearly being done for. Moxley eventually does pin him though. This was good for what it was! Moxley holds 10 under a chair and threatens to break his arm if Brodie doesn’t bring his belt back. Brodie refuses and says he’s leaving and that “sometimes you have to make sacrifices” referring to 10. Mox pops 10’s arm with the chair and then dips out.

Match rating - **1/2

JR segways to the following match by referring to MJF as Tony’s “little buddy” and Tony says “what a jerk ass” and it was hilarious.

2) MJF vs. Marko Stunt

MJF is good at being an annoying dick and Marko bumps great so this was okay, albeit a little repetitive. MJF talked the shit the whole way through. Marko goes for a dive and eats an elbow this leads to the shoulder breaker and a submission victory for MJF.

Match rating - **

MJF makes Marko “kiss the ring” before Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus make the save. MJF faces Jungle Boy on Saturday night at Double or Nothing.

Last week, Cody drove his truck into the arena and got into a brawl with Lance Archer while Jake narrated it. A replay is aired to hype the upcoming match on Sunday.

Arn Anderson and Jake Roberts have a sit down debate thing to hype their men for the Cody/Archer TNT Title finals match. It’s really solid as all of the build to this has been. Jake makes some gross comments and Arn gets serious and says he’s glad Jake is doing DDP yoga so he can be all limbered up when she SPINEBUSTERS HIS ASS. Good LORD. Jake is pissed and flips the table. Refereees separate the two old heads. Arn did a great job speaking for Cody here although I’d have loved to see Cody and Archer in person here just days before their big match.

3) Rey Fenix vs. Orange Cassidy

Pretty insane PAC promo hyping Fenix and Death Triangle aired before this. They also played off last week with Fenix trying to attack Cassidy on the ramp only for Orange to be slick and dodge it. This was both guys doing moves for the most part and it was fun. Fenix is a nutcase and Orange has a number of tricks up his sleeves. Kip Sabian distracts Orange, costing him the match as Fenix capitalizes on it.

Match rating - **3/4

Kip Sabian’s distraction came in the form of him sitting on a ladder. Kazarian & Scorpio Sky come down and fling him off it. This brings out Jimmy Havoc and this turns into insanity to hype the casino ladder match. Fenix hits an insane springboard thing and may have injured himself bc it looked rough and they kept him out of all the spots that followed, I hope he’s okay :( Colt Cabana is out with a crazy moonsault then the Best Friends help Orange fly and take everyone out.

4) Kris Statlander & Hikaru Shida vs. Nyla Rose & Britt Baker

Was looking forward to this because Britt rules and Shida is also very good. But it was pretty sloppy and saw our second injury scare of the night. They had a good idea here, but it didn't come to fruition very well despite some fun moments. I hope Britt's leg is okay. Nyla Rose wins despite her partner being hurt and looks strong heading into her defense against Shida at Double or Nothing. Unfortunately this did nothing to enhance the build for that.

Match rating - *3/4

Backstage interview with Jon Moxley as one last attempt to hype the title match for Sunday.

5) Matt Hardy vs. Sammy Guevara

Kinda wild, but this match and the aftermath were the best things on this show. Guevara bumps like a GOD for Matt and makes up so much for Hardy's lack of mobility in his age. Sammy has grown on me so much. He is so great in the role he is in. This really picked up down the stretch and after a couple of near falls, Hardy wins with a Twist of Fate.

Match rating - ***1/4

Post-match, we get more Elite/Inner Circle goodness. Chris Jericho and Jake Hager come on the screen and they've got Kenny Omega tied up on the football field and are throwing water on him. Jericho gets ready to hit Omega with a bat when THE YOUNG BUCKS make their return and fly out of the stands onto Jericho & Hager. LAX ends up out there and Hangman Page runs from across the god damn field in his first appearance since the quarantine started. LORD. He clears house or... field? IDK! This was an awesome closer to the show and the only thing that made me excited for Double or Nothing. Inner Circle backs away as Elite & Matt Hardy stand tall. Hangman walks away by himself as Omega, The Bucks, and Hardy pose... the story continues. 

AEW Dynamite Review - May 13th, 2020

AEW Dynamite
May 13th, 2020
Jacksonville, FL

Jake "The Snake" Roberts accompanies Lance Archer to the ring. Good promo to start the show and it leads to Cody Rhodes in a fucking F-150 running into a barricade for no reason and getting out for a GOOD OL BRAWL. Jake is talking through the entire thing and some found it cringe (shout out Mike Klinsky) but I found it hilarious. "You're just a squirrel trying to get a nut" what Jake?

1) Best Friends (Chuck Taylor & Trent?) vs. Jurassic Express (Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus)

This felt like every PWG Best Friends match. Which could be good or bad depending on who you are. But yeah. Fun stuff that was full of spots. And yeah.

Match rating - **3/4

2) Hikaru Shida vs. Britt Baker vs. Kris Statlander vs. Penelope Ford

So some of this ruled and some of it was disjointed as heck. But I enjoyed it for the most part. Shida looked amazing and gets the victory in route to facing Nyla Rose for the AEW Women's Title at Double or Nothing on May 23rd.

Match rating - **1/2

3) Kenny Omega & Matt Hardy vs. LAX (Santana & Ortiz)

Omega is the AEW king of this empty arena era of matches. And 2020 continues to see him as the in-ring MVP. He & Hardy click like they've been teaming for years, but I guess that's what you get when you put two tag team specialists together. None the less, this stems from LAX's interference in the street fight match last week and it... you guessed it - rules. Awesome hot tags and back & forth action. Sammy Guevara tries to run in and Hardy hits him with a twist of fate that Sammy made look insane. Lots of new combo moves from Omega & Hardy and they are able to overcome and get the win. Fuck yeah. So intrigued to see how they play this when Omega's partner and co-holder of the tag titles Hangman Page returns.

Match rating - ***1/2

4) MJF (w/ Wardlow) vs. Lee Johnson

Poor Lee Johnson. MJF is here in his first match in a whiiiile. He pretty much toys with and makes light of Johnson before finally submitting him. Post-match, MJF hypes up his match with Jungle Boy coming up at Double or Nothing on May 23rd. He also announces that he will meet Jungle Boy's stable mate Marko Stunt next week. Oh boy..

Also next week: Matt Hardy vs. Sammy Guevara, face to face with Arn Anderson & Jake the Snake Roberts, + Jon Moxley vs. 10

Also at Double or Nothing - Private Party vs. Best Friends in a #1 Contender's Match for the tag titles yessssss.

5) Chris Jericho vs. Pineapple Pete/Suge D

Suge gets squashed here :/ post match Jericho and the Inner Circle challenged the Elite to a Stampede Stadium Match? Whatever that is. It's something new for Double or Nothing. Matt Hardy's flying aircraft Vanguard-1 shows up. Jericho cutting a promo to it is the funniest shit straight up. V1 says that the Elite accepts and Jericho proceeds to beat the hell out of it with a bat. Inner Circle leaves as Matt Hardy comes down to console the pieces of his broken vanguard.

6) Brodie Lee vs. Christopher Daniels

This had mixed reviews due to some thinking it went too long, but admittedly Daniels has way more in-ring credibility than Lee's past two opponents and the experience to boot so it makes sense to me. You can't job out Chris Daniels. So, yeah, this was solid. I enjoyed seeing old man Daniels struggle with Big Rig. Lee wins and his opponent for Double or Nothing, Jon Moxley shows up to get his title back.

Match rating - ***

Moxley clears house on the Dark Order and says Brodie's career will be over at Double or Nothing before it even starts.

Monday, May 11, 2020

WWE Money in the Bank 2020 Review - May 10th, 2020

WWE: Money in the Bank
May 10th, 2020
Orlando, FL ///// Hartford, CT

What an interesting night we are in for. The two ladder matches are gonna be held in WWE's corporate office in Connecticut as the superstars will have to climb each floor and get to the roof where there will be a ring, ladders and the briefcases.

1) The New Day (Big E & Kofi Kingston) (c) vs. Lucha House Party (Gran Metallik & Lince Dorado) vs. John Morrison & The Miz vs. The Forgotten Sons - WWE Tag Team Title Match

Absolute barnburner to kick off the show. The New Day are the greatest team of the modern era so should we be surprised? Lots of action and spots. Some good near falls/teases that made you think this could go either way at any given moment. The Smackdown tag division hasn't slowed down or failed to deliver one bit amidst this crisis that has forced all shows to be held in an empty arena. New Day retains when all is said and done.

Match rating - ***3/4

2) R-Truth vs. Bobby Lashley

Truth was supposed to be facing MVP, but he gets squashed by Lashley instead.

Match rating - *

3) Bayley (c) (w/ Sasha Banks) vs. Tamina - Smackdown Women's Title Match

This wasn't as rough as I expected. Tamina managed to somewhat hang with Bayley, at least in my opinion. It still wasn't much, but good effort from both. Bayley retains.

Match rating - **

4) Braun Strowman (c) vs. Bray Wyatt - WWE Universal Title Match

Alright so anyone who knows me knows I have no real good feelings towards either of these two. But I will say this, Bray has won me over a good bit this year. Between the awesome match with Daniel Bryan at Royal Rumble and the fun house spectacle with Cena, Wyatt and his booking has been far from bad in 2020. I can't say the same for Braun who I've grown sick of. The story here is sorta cool though, given the history with Strowman being in the Wyatt Family in the past which I forgot about. The action here is good and they kept me interested the whole time. Strowman teasing becoming the black sheep again was cool also. So hell yeah. Harmless and pretty solid match here. Strowman retains unfortunately and that's the worst thing about it imo. I'd be so down for a Wyatt/Fiend title run at this point and that is something I never thought I would say.

Match rating - **3/4

5) Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Seth Rollins - WWE Championship Match

Fuck yeah, this was sick. To me, Drew & Rollins both work a similar style when it comes to big matches and they clicked super well with it here and hit a home run. I wish this would've had a crowd because it was so well worked. Rollins debuted new theme music that I didn't really care for, but that was the last thing on my mind when this match was over. Awesome back and forth contest with Drew slinging Rollins inside out across the ring with a release german off the ropes. Lots of cool moments here and big exchanges. Drew kicks out of the curbstomp and manages to hit the claymour kick finally and put Rollins down for the count to retain the title in his first defense. This was so much better than I ever expected it to be and picked up heavy down the stretch. Rollins reluctantly shakes McIntyre's hand post match as the champion thanks him. Who's next for McIntyre? I really hope it's Jinder.

Match rating - ****

6) Money in the Bank Ladder Matches 
Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles vs. Rey Mysterio vs. Aleister Black vs. Baron Corbin vs. Otis - Men's MITB Match
Asuka vs. Carmella vs. Dana Brooke vs. Nia Jax vs. Lacey Evans vs. Shayna Baszler - Women's MITB Match

Well. These matches happened. Simultaneously. It was entertaining, but also a little more on the side of 'what the fuck is going on here' type stuff. Funny moments like AJ & Bryan getting kicked out of Vince's office, Paul Heyman eating and both the men & women ruining that by starting a food fight, and my favorite moment - Corbin's trash talking to AJ Styles as he entered. On the women's side, Asuka really shined here yet again. From the jump she was the star as she was hiding on a platform as all the other women lined up during the introductions and dove down onto them and made a run for the elevators. This was something to behold and I didn't really like it as much as the Boneyard match or even Firefly Fun House, but it happened. The winners of each match were pretty shocking. SUPER happy for Asuka, no one deserves it more considering the effort she's been putting in lately. Otis is an interesting call. The mark/fantasy booker in me wanted AJ Styles to win, but I can't complain about a wildcard choice, I just can't help but feel Otis will be an afterthought in two years.

Final thoughts: Over by 9:30, a great WWE Title match, a spotty tag title opener, and an interesting main event held in WWE Headquarters. I can't complain about much about this show although there's only one thing on it I'll watch again, I'm sure the two main events will be talked about forever as it will probably never happen again so I'd say this is worth a look. Curious to see what's next for everyone with Backlash coming up on June 14th! STOKED to see Backlash being a thing again.

WWE NXT Review - May 6th, 2020

May 6th
Orlando, FL

Commentators - Mauro Ranallo, Beth Phoenix, & Tom Phillips

1) Johnny Gargano vs. Dominik Dijakovic

I love heel Candice, but Gargano is still meh to me. Dijakovic does shit a big man shouldn't do and that's his biggest draw and it can be fun so this was alright. Candice came down to tease interference. This also being a TV match didn't allow Gargano to go into melo-drama mode so that also helped the case. Very fun back and forth match. Gargano wins when all is said and done and the self proclaimed king & queen of NXT continue their quest.

Match rating - ***1/4

Replay of Imperium attacking Riddle & Thatcher last week. They stake their claim for the NXT Tag Team Championship. I AM READY.

Io Shorai is warming up backstage for her title match with Charlotte. Queeeeeen.

2) Akira Tozawa vs. Jack Gallagher - Cruserweight Title Tournament Match

Fresh off another week of being squashed on Raw, Tozawa is expected to be taken serious by the majority. Poor Tozawa :( but he actually looked really good here. He & Jack seem to have some chemistry and things start out strong. However, as you'd expect, it ends before it can really turn into anything. Tozawa gets the win after an apron bump and a senton off the top rope.

Match rating - **1/2

Post-match, Tozawa sends a simple message to Fantasma - "I will beat you"

TONIGHT: Cole defends the NXT Title against Velveteen Dream

Charlotte preps for her first title defense since WrestleMania

3) Xia Li vs. Chelsea Green (w/ Robert Stone)

Green charges Li at the bell and this is intense from the jump. Alliyah runs down for the interference and it looks like the Li/Alliyah feud is continuing which I don't mind. This ends up giving Green the assist and Robert Stone puts his hand out for her post-match, teasing adding her to his fold with Green.

Match rating - **1/2

4) Karrion Kross (w/ Scarlett) vs. Leon Ruff

Good debut for Kross. Tom Phillips nailed it with the line "Karrion Kross is the damn devil. What the hell did NXT just let in it's doors?" A lot of people hated on their entrance with Scarlett lip syncing the words etc but I didn't HATE it. It fits the very cinematic vibe WWE has been doing with a lot of stuff lately. Kross destroys Ruff in a minute or so.

Match rating - **1/2

5) Charlotte (c) vs. Io Shorai - NXT Women's Title Match

I hate giving almost every match on this show the same rating, but when the action is fun, and it also accomplishes something or continues a story in a timely manner, I can't think of a better rating than a solid **1/2 - same thing here. Sure, you don't like to see title matches end in a DQ, but this whole thing was good. Up until the DQ, in the DQ, and after the DQ. It protects Shorai and keeps her in title picture, brings out Rhea Ripley, and causes a lot of mayhem in the women's division. So, yeah, Charlotte got disqualified for using a kendo stick after 8-9 mins. Rhea attacks Charlotte post match. Io is pissed at her for getting involved, I guess and argues her backstage.

Match rating - **1/2

Pull apart brawl between Io Shorai and Rhea Ripley backstage. GIMME THAT MATCH.

6) KUSHIDA vs. Jake Atlas - Cruserweight Title Tournament Match

This was the shortest of all the tourney matches so far. They seem to be getting less and less time. KUSHIDA catches Atlas in mid-air in the armbar and Atlas taps immediately.

Match rating - *3/4

Finn Balor seems to think a newcomer attacked him two weeks ago. Balor says they won't get the push they want when the bell rings, it will be a squash.

7) Cameron Grimes vs. Denzel Dejournette 

Squash. Trevor Lee with a cowboy hat wins. Post-match, Grimes says he wishes someone else wouldn't have beaten him to the punch on attacking Finn Balor. This brings out Balor who dares Grimes to slap him. It breaks down and Balor takes him out. Balor says he will find the snake that's hiding in the NXT locker room.

8) Adam Cole (c) vs. Velveteen Dream - NXT Championship Match

This was like a compact version of the NXT Title 'epics' we normally get on Takeover's so I was pretty unphased. Buncha moves then Undisputed Era runs down only for Dexter Lumis to slide from under the ring. He throws Roddy into the ref by accident. This allows Cole to get the advantage and inevitably pin Dream to retain the title.

Match rating - **1/4

Full thoughts: First half of the show was solid, but the second half sorta fell off for me and was a little harder to sit through. Still looking forward to next week though to see what's next for Finn Balor and also the Charlotte/Io/Ripley stuff PLUS Imperium/Thatcher & Riddle hell yeah!

Saturday, May 9, 2020

AEW Dynamite Review - May 6th, 2020

AEW Dynamite 
May 6th, 2020
Jacksonville, FL

Excalibur, Jim Ross, & Tony Schiavone - the infamous three man team are back on commentary tonight since Jacksonville has eased covid-19 restrictions. BUT we can't hear em bc of some technical difficulties. They run down some matches for tonight tho including Kenny Omega & Matt Hardy vs. Chris Jericho & Sammy Guevaraa in a STREET FIGHT.

1) Cody vs. Joey Janela

Cody had a banger with Darby last week now here we are again with another opener and I'm instantly invested because well, Cody is the best thing in AEW and possibly in all of wrestling right now. Every thing he is involved in means something. Cody took this match with Janela despite having his big TNT Title match coming up against Lance Archer because "you can't get better in wrestling unless you wrestle" - what a hero <3 Anyway, Joey Janela looks nuts. His hair and beard are crazy right now. It has been a while since we've seen him on Dynamite and this was a great way to come back into the lime light. They both have a fire lit under them here and do some innovative spots. Cody hits a moonsault off the stage to the floor. Janela flies around and shows grit. Cody lands a DAMN REVERSE SUPLEX off the top turnbuckle. They go into a pretty high impact finishing few minutes and it uhhhh rules. Cross roads finishes it off. Good sh*t.

Match rating - ***1/2

2) Nyla Rose vs. Kenzie Page

Squash for the reigning women's champ. She does the heel thing and pulls Kenzie's shoulders off the mat when it was clearly over, just to put the extra nail in the coffin.

Match rating - **

MJF is in a pre-taped jawn and looks like he's hosting a night show. He says he's not The Rock, Flair, or Piper - he's like nothing we've ever seen before. He says when he decides to come back to work, his spot at the throne will be waiting for him. Next week he will "sit back on his throne" so guess he will be in action next week.

Shawn Spears is still obsessed with the Rhodes family. Basically tries to villainize Cody for watching Dustin have his career ended last week and not throwing in the towel.

MJF is ringside with Tony Schiavone and Shawn Spears. Wardlow is in the background. MJF & Shawn basically bond over their hatred for Cody. Huge ass kissing fest. Tony announces MJF/Jungle Boy for Double or Nothing. MJF spits his drink everywhere and says he didn't agree to that.


3) Jon Moxley vs. Frankie Kazarian

Moxley, the AEW World Champion, in action for the first time in a while. Kazarian is in his first AEW singles match. This is a first time ever match I'm pretty sure between two diff generations of indepent wrestling pioneers. And it is very fun. Kazarian, like his SCU brethren, can kill it in any role and he did so here as always. After about 15 minutes of back and forth, Mox hits the dirty deeds for the pin. The champ looks strong!

Match rating - ***1/4

Dark Order attacks post match. SCU down for the save, but gets destroyed. Brodie Lee comes out and CHAIR SHOT TO THE HEAD OF DANIELS. Brodie cuts an AWESOME promo on Moxley and the AEW World Title. AHHHHH. CZW THROWBACKS. WWE THROWBACKS. But both guys have grown so much since both of those days and now they are here about to feud for the AEW World Title. This is going to be good and yet another chapter in the history of these two who always seem to butt heads. Brodie leaves with Moxley's AEW Championship.

Brandi Rhodes proceeds to cut an epic promo toward Jake the Snake Roberts. WOW. She rules at this. She says it's not 1991 and she knows he & Archer's moves before they make them and that she will hit Jake back if he strikes her and a lot of other stuff. Seek this out!

4) QT Marshall (w/ Brandi Rhodes) vs. Lance Archer

Lance Archer is so great. Every week, it just seems to get better and better. He is gonna be a top player in AEW for a long time. QT puts up a fight, but can't hack it against the War Hawk. Interesting ringside moment sees Brandi chunk one of Britt Baker's shoes into the air. This leads to Britt giving her a DDT after the match. Jake the Snake then gets in the ring and puts his snake on Brandi. This was awesome all around. Could they be bringing Britt into the Archer/Roberts fold? That could honestly work! But either way, this was a fantastic way to keep building Cody/Archer.

Match rating - **3/4

At Double or Nothing: Moxley vs. Brodie Lee for the AEW Title, Cody vs. Archer to crown the first TNT Champion plus the first EVER Casino Ladder Match. Rules will be announced for the Casino Ladder Match next week.

Also next week - Jurassic Express vs. Best Friends and Brodie Lee vs. Christopher Daniels plus Chris Jericho in action!

Taz offers Darby Allin help backstage, Darby stays silent then storms off.

5) Chris Jericho & Sammy Guevara (w/ Jake Hager) vs. Kenny Omega & Matt Hardy - Street Fight

Kenny Omega & Matt Hardy mow down Sammy Guevara with a golf cart
What da fuck. This is Matt Hardy's debut match in AEW and it was so much fun. Everything you want out of a match of this style. It felt like what we used to get in the heyday of wrestling. They end up outside of the ringside area and we get a variety of innovative spots including a Omega moonsault off a scissor lift tower thing and Sammy Guevara getting mowed down by Hardy on a golfcart. So much happened here and it's such an enjoyable match to sit through. Several table bumps and moments to have you marking out or dying laughing. Kenny Omega is killing it in 2020 with such a wide variety of amazing matches and I'm so glad he brought a DDT style match to AEW and national US television. This fucking rocked. LE SEX GODZ win when Jericho pins Omega following help from Santana and Ortiz. Inner Circle reigns supreme to close the show.

Match rating - ****

Final thoughts: Another great week of TV for AEW. Everything meant something and held my attention/interest all the way through. The main event is one of a kind in this day and age and everything else is well worth a viewing if you wanna kick back for an hour and a half. Can't wait for next week! Brodie/Daniels, Omega & Hardy/LAX, and more !!

Friday, May 1, 2020

WWE NXT Review - April 29th, 2020

April 29th, 2020

TONIGHT: Keith Lee defends the North American Title against Damian Priest

1) El Hijo Del Fantasma vs. Isaiah "Swerve" Scott - Cruserweight Title Tournament Match

This was pretty run of the mill and it sucks this tournament is falling into that trend, but I guess it should be expected. I always get too excited and am let down, but how can you not be stoked for what would have been a dream match on the indies? None the less, this happened and it's ok for what it is, but doesn't get the chance to build into much. Scott wins with a pinning combo pretty abruptly.

Match rating - **1/2

Donovan Dijakovic pre-taped promo essentially challenging Gargano next week and mentions the millions of Takeover's he's headlined thanks to the company. I love that. Can't wait for this match, could be really good.

During the break, the masked men tried to attack Fantasma again, but he fought them off.

2) Candice LeRae (w/ Johnny Gargano) vs. Kacy Catanzaro

AEW Dynamite Review - April 29th, 2020

AEW Dynamite
April 29th, 2020

Commentators - Chris Jericho & Tony Schiavone

In this day, Wednesdays are what I look most forward to as a wrestling fan. NXT & AEW both have such loaded, fun products. I haven't watched/reviewed a full Dynamite in a month so as my interest has been higher in NXT, but that changes this week.

Awesome Cody/Darby video package to start the show.

Jericho & Tony run down the agenda for tonight. AEW World Champion Jon Moxley speaks, Wardlow in action, TNT Title Tournament Semi-Final action, and much more!

1) Cody vs. Darby Allin - TNT Title Tournament Semi Final Match

WOW. This roooooocked. Oddly enough might be my favorite of their series even though it didn't have a crowd? It just felt like the perfect culmination of their prior matches. If it had a crowd, it could easily have been ****1/4 match, in my opinion. Darby worked the leg super well and leaned more into a heel role. Britt Baker jabbed Cody from ringside at one point. Darby used the cross roads AND the figure four against Cody which was epic. Brandi brought down a water botttle for Cody after he got his already worked over leg, worked over even more with the figure four. Darby took it and slapped Cody in the face with it. Cody retaliates and goes for a FUCKING COFFIN DROP. Darby gets the knees up and nails the coffin drop but his shoulders are on the mat as he lands/covers Cody and he gets pinned. Lot of people hated on this finish, but I didn't mind it at all.

Match rating - ****

Scorpio Sky video pack airs on how he got into SCU.

MJF reminds us that he is better than us and that he won't be flying in to wrestle in front of six of his peers, but Wardlow will be...

2) Wardlow vs. Musa