Title This: WWE Smackdown Reaction

Josh Isenberg

Antonio CesaroAntonio Cesaro Defeats Ted DiBiase

What I Liked:

These two guys could really put on a great feud, if given the time. Cesaro quickly gains the advantage over DiBiase, with a beautiful European Uppercut. I love this move, as it connects to how we are supposed to view Cesaro. DiBiase gets a few moves in, but the Neutralizer drops Ted and Antonio picks up a win.

What I Disliked:

This was basically a simple squash match. I like how Cesaro continues to get better and better, but when will someone come along for a meaningful feud? DiBiase was not the right choice of opponent because he could be used in a lengthy feud. DiBiase has great talent, and just needs that one big moment to get over the hump.

Grade: C-

Heath Slater Defeats Brodus Clay

What I Liked:

We can all agree that Slater is the best thing going in the 3MB group. He fits his character, and is probably one of the better overall characters. I am not taking credit away from Drew and Jinder, but they look uncomfortable. The match had Clay hit a headbutt, a few clotheslines, and the typical offense. With distraction, Slater chops the knees of Brodus, hits a DDT for the upset.

What I Disliked:

If anyone thinks Clay will still be this funny character for much longer, you obviously are not reading between the lines. This is the beginning of his downfall, and hopefully a character change.

Grade: C

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