By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Fandango def. R-Truth
Is it just me or does it feel like we always see these two facing each other? The last time they faced off could have been months ago, but to me if feels like yesterday. It doesn't help that neither of these guys do anything for me, henceforth I couldn't care less about their match. The crowd was more into this match than they were the proceeding ones (likely because it was the first of the four), but that was about it. It really didn't matter who won because neither Truth nor Fandango have anything going for them right now.
Summer Rae def. Emma
While it's nice to see the women getting more time in their matches, it doesn't matter much if the the crowd has no reason to care about who's involved. More time for the ladies is a step in the right direction, but the Divas outside of the title picture need more character development. Summer has a movie coming out this upcoming week which is why she won, but what else do we know about her beyond that? And don't even get me started on Emma, who has essentially been wasted since coming to the main roster. They worked a good match, but the silence from the audience spoke volumes.
Mark Henry def. Heath Slater
I'm no fan of Slater, but he oftentimes doesn't get the credit he deserves for being so great at getting heat. He's just so easy to hate, especially when he talks with his annoying voice. That said, they made the right decision by having Henry decimate Slater so quickly, making this a glorified squash match. I had no desire to see this match and therefore it was wise to keep it short and sweet, and who better to come to Texas' aid than the Texas native himself, Mark Henry?
Jack Swagger def. The Miz
Much like last week when the WWE Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Tyson Kidd sat in on commentary, it was cool to see a storyline furthered for once on Main Event. Miz was doing an effective job of garnering heat early on, but the live crowd really took a liking to Damien Mizdow (as always) when he came out. His "Allow me to beg your indulgence" line gave me hope that he'll be going back to being Damien Sandow soon, and the commentators mentioned that as well. The match was certainly made more entertaining by Mizdow's involvement and Miz loses nothing since his loss came via a distraction.
This isn't a must-see edition of Main Event whatsoever and is worth missing, but if you come across the episode, the match between Swagger vs. Miz is well wrestled and fun. Henry and Slater was hardly a minute long, Emma and Summer were met with complete silence, and Fandango vs. Truth was completely pointless, so don't waste your time watching the rest of the show.
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