By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Zack Ryder def. Heath Slater
I was hoping Ryder would be more over with the English audience, but at least they came alive for his offense. Other than that, they were relatively quiet for the match. There were still some rumblings, but they weren't really into anything Ryder or Slater were doing. It was your typical Superstars match for the most part and I was glad to see Ryder pick up the win (for no other reason than I'm a broski). On a side note, why is Slater still using the 3MB entrance theme all this time later? How is he a "three man band" when he's been on his own for almost a year now?
R-Truth def. Curtis Axel
I didn't care much about the match itself, but it was cool to see Axel so incredibly over with the audience. They took a major liking to him, and due to that, Truth instantly became the heel in this match. Axel's antics were entertaining, but the match could only be so good when Truth is involved. Much like the previous bout, the crowd sat on their hands for the most part and booed when Truth hit his finisher out of nowhere and won. What's the point in having Truth pick up pointless wins at this stage in his career?
You'd think the England crowd would have enhanced this episode, and while they did to an extent, not enough to make this show worth watching. I enjoy both Ryder and Axel, so it was cool seeing them in action, but both bouts were fairly forgettable. The only part worth checking out was the reaction Axel received, but that was about it. The Raw recaps weren't half bad, but there's no need to stick around for the featured matches.
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