Title This: WWE Smackdown Reaction 4-20

Josh Isenberg

Randy OrtonDarren Young and Titus O'Neil are backstage making fun of Teddy Long. John Laurinaitis says he did not know talent, and that these guys are the new blood of Smackdown.

Randy Orton is interviewed by Matt Striker. Orton says his father is tough and will be fine, but he will show the monster Kane how sick and twisted he can be at Extreme Rules.

Titus O'Neil and Darren Young def. The Uso's:

What I Liked:

Jimmy and Jey look very good as a tag team in the beginning with good flow and consistency between moves. O'Neil and Young, for what it is worth, did pretty good here with their first tag match. Young is more of the technical brawler, for lack of a better term, while O'Neil shows his power and strengths. The match was nothing spectacular, but this is the time of year where the WWE needs to see what kind of young talent will step up. I will give these guys some time.

What I Disliked:

Young and O'Neil need a better finisher. This clothesline has been done to death. Also, will this ressurect the tag team divison? I do not think so, especially because there is NO competition. There is no legit tag team that is the face of the division. Maybe they will put stock into these new guys. Doubtful though.

Grade: C

Alberto Del Rio def. The Big Show:

What I Liked:

We have seen these guys fight before, but they did a good job carrying a match into the next hour. Del Rio can fight with anybody and shows his versatility tonight against Big Show. It is perfect offense for Del Rio to ground Show with his continued kicks, trying to chop down the big man. That makes it more realistic, which is so crucial with a guy facing someone the size of Big Show. I also liked the Beautiful Disaster to cost Show. Cody Rhodes continues to be a pain in his neck.

What I Disliked:

While I liked the finish, how is that different than what has been done the past two months? Show and Rhodes need to go their separate way. The feud needs to end, and I believe it will at Extreme Rules. What is the point of having these two keep going?

Grade: B-

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