Here are the match results, my match ratings and review for this weeks episode of Smackdown.
Match Results & Match Ratings
Kevin Owens defeated Dolph Ziggler
Match Rating: ⭐️⭐️1/2
The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan) defeated Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch & Naomi
New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) defeated Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
Bludgeon Brothers squashed Two Jobbers
AJ Styles defeated Baron Corbin
This feels like they just repeat the same crap every week. AJ started the show but his in ring interview was awful. This was another example of how shoddy the creative team are, they don’t seem to get the concept of hiding someone’s weaknesses and highlighting their positives. The Owens/Ziggler match was a decent match but we are going to see tons of different variations of these matches involving the five guys in the title match at Fastlane. They did the same thing yet again with Mahal, Roode and Orton. Nobody seems to care about this feud. Why they are not turning Roode is baffling, Orton is still boring and they have already dropped the ball again with Mahal. The women on this show SUCK !! It gets worse every week with them. Another tag match with New Day vs Benjamin & Gable, while it was a decent match it was the same as last week. There was no creativity or attempts to do something different. Then out came the Bludgeon Brothers who yet again just walked past The New Day, yet another thing that sucked. Who gives crap about the two former Wyatt Jobbers ? Why should any team fear them when last year they were getting beaten by everyone ? Another mediocre match from Corbin and Styles that has been done too many times than it ever should of been done. Yet again it was Zayn and Owens that were the main focus of this show. They are also one of the main reasons it sucks so bad. It is alarming that they have nothing for Nakamura after he just won the Rumble. This whole Fastlane is a joke and complete waste of time, we know unless something drastic happens that it is going to be AJ vs Shinsuke at Mania. So what is the point in having these other four guys wasted in a match that is so predictable. The whole Daniel Bryan/Shane McMahon story is just frustrating now and needs to come to an end immediately. Lastly the one guy that is arguably over more than anyone else at this current time is not on the show and they have nothing for him. How can they put Bald Baron Corbin and Dolph ‘I can’t come up with an original move or gimmick so I will rip off Legends” Ziggler in the main event for Fastlane not put Rusev in it ? The guy was not even on the show again, it seems they try their upmost to stop someone getting over if they have done it on their own and it’s not in the WWE plan. That is fucking dumb !! This whole company is fucking dumb how is 205 Live and NXT better Shows than Raw & Smackdown ? I will tell you. It’s because they are only one hour a week it’s that simple. Any weekly wrestling show should only be an hour any more than that and it starts to get tedious. Jam pack as much as you can in to that one hour and leave the fans wanting more. We won’t have to sit through the same stuff every week and the Wrestlers schedule will not be so demanding also their bodies will not take so much of a beating. Then you can not give away big matches on tv you can save them for the big shows.