By Graham "GSM" Matthews
Zack Ryder def. D-Von Dudley
This was a weird pairing, but I'll take this match over something we've seen countless times in the past. Ryder hasn't received the television time I hoped he would coming out of WrestleMania, and The Dudley Boyz are once again directionless (though I hope they cost Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady their match at Payback), but this was a fun match for what it was. Ryder obviously still has that crowd support for whatever reason and that worked in his favor here. D-Von has never been the most credible singles competitor, so I was happy to see Ryder score the fluke victory.
United States Champion Kalisto def. Tyler Breeze (Non-title)
Has a United States Champion (or any champion for that matter) ever been as prominently featured on Superstars as Kalisto has been in recent months? It's a treat for regular viewers of the program such as myself, but it does nothing for Kalisto or the title he holds. Despite how many times he has gone up against Breeze before, this just might have been their best outing to date. Breeze worked on the leg of Kalisto throughout the bout, Kalisto sold the "injury" well, and it built to an exciting second half of the matchup. Now if only we could see more of these guys on Raw and SmackDown.
I thoroughly enjoyed both of the featured matches on this week's edition of Superstars. Ryder vs. D-Von exceeded my expectations and was at least something new, and even Kalisto vs. Breeze (which has been done to death) was an excellent match and deserved the praise it received from fans and other wrestlers on social media. Check this episode out in you have the time to kill.