Stars in Progress: Randy Orton, Brad Maddox, Vince McMahon

Chris Cash

BRAD MADDOX – ONE STEP UP

I'm actually surprised myself, but I enjoyed the explanation and follow-up presented by Brad Maddox on Raw last Monday. It started a bit awkward, but once he got going, I bought into it and was rather pleased.

I see Maddox pulling off a win tomorrow, but it won't be by pinfall. WWE Creative has been horrible lately, but there's no way they would be THAT foolish. If Maddox wins, it has to be by disqualification or countout. Punk likely gets involved.

The other side of the coin sees Ryback take another loss. I don't think it will be his last this month either. It's the price WWE has to pay for putting him in these matches this early.

I know very little about Brad Maddox, the wrestler. I hope he's decent at the very least because the way he's getting started isn't the worst story I've ever seen. The fans are going to give him a chance, but it won't last long if he doesn't deliver quickly following Monday.

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