On the November 14 episode of Raw, Kendrick addressed the cruiserweights, and assured them that he would defeat Kalisto and keep the division on Raw. While I would have much preferred a non-screwed finish, this was still a great match. On the final SmackDown before Survivor Series, SmackDown's male team were the guests on 's Cutting Edge show to address the match and their team unity. Bryan responded that the way Miz won his match humiliated SmackDown and then scheduled Miz to immediately defend the title against Kalisto. Little did I know that the result would be even more insane than I expected. One match even features the return of a wrestling legend after 12 years away. The Survivor Series is held annually in November, and the 2016 edition is scheduled to be held at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on November 20.
The Miz c with Maryse versus. All that aside though, the work here was tremendous — as is to be expected from these two. Gallows and Anderson performed a on , eliminating The Hype Bros. I never thought I needed a match between the Uso brothers and Cesaro and Sheamus, but here we are. Zayn defeated Rusev, earning the title match. For Team Raw, as team captain , , and were revealed as team members on the October 31 episode of Raw.
And for as long as he is champion the division will continue to meander. After the Wyatts defeated Ambrose, Ellsworth, and Kane, Daniel Bryan named Shane McMahon as Corbin's replacement at Survivor Series. As a whole, I thought the match was fine. On the post-Survivor Series Raw, Sami Zayn was punished for failing to bring the Intercontinental Championship to his brand by being put into a match against Braun Strowman. On the May 30 episode of Raw, Goldberg was revealed as the pre-order bonus for the video game, which featured Lesnar on the cover.
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The Usos eliminated Enzo and Cass after a on Enzo. The 1997 event saw the , while the 1998 event was the first without any elimination tag team matches, instead focusing on an elimination tournament for the. The referee ruled the apparently unconscious Shane unfit to continue, eliminating him from the match. Harper worked hard, looked great, created enough movement around Kane to hide the limitations inflicted on Kane by the cruel force of time — and then Luke Harper lost. After winning the elimination tag team match for Raw, Cesaro and Sheamus were granted a title shot for the Raw Tag Team Championship against The New Day the next night on Raw.
Natalya pinned Sasha with a but was pinned by Charlotte after a. However, his opponent changed when The Miz regained the title from Ziggler, albeit with help from , on SmackDown 's 900th episode on November 15. During this meeting, each commissioner and general manager touted the reasons for why their respective brand was better and eventually called out their respective male teams. Not only did it take away from the action, but it made the match feel a lot longer than it actually was. These dudes packed a 45-minute match into less than 20. She was then confronted by Sasha Banks, who invoked her championship rematch clause.
For Team SmackDown, and were made captain by virtue of being on the October 25 episode of SmackDown. That was the story of this match, a good sequence followed by a botch or perplexing match direction. Shawn Michaels for the 7 November 24, 1993 15,509 The All-Americans , and and vs. This match ran over fifty two minutes, making it the longest match in the history of Survivor Series. Strowman was counted out when Ellsworth, who hid under the ring, held Strowman's legs to prevent him from returning to the ring.
Again, I thought the match itself was fine. They fought once more at , where Lesnar defeated Goldberg in a match for the to end the feud. The opening period up until Strowman was eliminated was tremendous. Yet, that seemed like a minor complaint after the finish. Bella then attacked Charlotte, which prompted the rest of Team Raw to attack Bella.
Awesome Truth and 26 November 18, 2012 8,500 c vs. This was a disappointment and exactly what it needed to be at the same time. Any sense of urgency disappeared. He also has a wrestling reviews blog , which you should go check out as well! Originally, Dolph Ziggler had been expected to defend the belt after he made an open challenge. It took place on November 20, 2016, at the in , ,. Just make 205 Live its own self-contained universe and get on with it.
Lesnar then retreated instead of staying to fight. The match was going along nicely until the finish, which was basically another iteration of the screwjob. But then suddenly everything was ok and these men were trying their best to do an impression of a Dragon Gate elimination match, right down to the big dives onto giant piles of wrestlers. Men worked hard and sacrificed their bodies, but if no one cares, does it even matter? Charlotte pinned Alexa after a Queen's Boot. The match between the two was made a.