Buy or Sell: John Cena referees the main event, Daniel Bryan wins again, R-Truth becoming relevant, The Miz vs. Big Show, Sheamus vs. John Morrison, Ezekiel Jackson, and more


prowrestling.net
MEMBERSHIP INFO | LOG-IN | CONTACT US | SUBMIT NEWS | ABOUT US
Insider News • Live TV & PPV Coverage • Hitlists • Results • Blogs

HOME | WWE NEWS | TNA NEWS | MMA NEWS | ALL NEWS | TV & PPV | ARENA REPORTS | VIEWPOINTS | PRODUCT REVIEWS | AWARDS



Dot Net App
GOT AN IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD TOUCH, SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB, OR ANDROID PHONE?

THEN BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD OUR NEW FREE APP
(or SEARCH "pro wrestling" in App Store or Android Marketplace)

Dot Net Podcast
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO DOT NET FREE PODCAST IN ITUNES OR CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF LATEST SHOWS

Staff Editorials


Buy or Sell: John Cena referees the main event, Daniel Bryan wins again, R-Truth becoming relevant, The Miz vs. Big Show, Sheamus vs. John Morrison, Ezekiel Jackson, and more
Nov 2, 2010 - 06:00 PM


By Rich Twilling

John Cena referees main event: I am selling this because WWE tried to promote this as tipping Cena's hand as to what he is going to do at the Survivor Series. Nothing was on the line here, so it really didn't matter what he did or didn't do. Besides, the only real question in play is what he is going to do if Orton is prepared to defeat Barrett cleanly. If Orton hits the RKO, will Cena count to three?

Daniel Bryan defeats Ted DiBiase: Although DiBiase has not been a viable threat to anything lately, I am still buying this. The more wins Bryan gets against big name opponents, the better. Plus, whether it is a three minute or thirty minute match, Bryan is going to make it a good one, so the more exposure he gets, the better.

R-Truth stirs the dissension pot: I am actually going to buy this. Truth is up to something and I think it could be a heel turn, or at least an impending feud with Cena. Truth's babyface character is hardly interesting or intriguing, so his rubbing shoulders with the main event guys is a huge step up. If he does turn heel, hopefully he can follow it up with solid mic and in-ring work.

The Miz vs. Big Show: I'm selling the entire segment that also involved Pee Wee Herman. The match was fine, but the overall segment bothered me in the sense that I feel Miz is very much lost in the shuffle right now. Recently, Miz was doing segments with Randy Orton and Sheamus regarding the WWE Championship. Miz and Sheamus both seem very far away from the title picture.

Slow build for Sheamus vs. John Morrison: I am buying the build here. I'm hoping the execution of the program will work too, and I think based on how well they work together, it certainly can. Nonetheless, they aren't rushing into this, and that is a good thing. This is Sheamus' followup program to his title reign. This is a step up program for Morrison. It's a big one for both guys.

Tag Team Championships: I am selling the belts as they have never meant less in WWE. There are very few tag teams to begin with and creating a feud over the belts that people want to see is either difficult or unimportant. By the way, I hope they have a plan for Tyson Kidd, because if they don't, they should have kept the Hart Dynasty together.

LayCool and Natalya feud: I am selling this again. LayCool are not strong heels and as a result, because she has so little to play off of, Natalya is not the sympathetic, compelling babyface in chase mode. Instead, it's a huge case of "Who really cares what happens either way?"

Ezekiel Jackson: Huge buy here. Big Zeke could be a major player on this show and I'm very interested in seeing who his first feud is going to be with. If they take their time with him, WWE could be sitting on their next major star.

Build to the Survivor Series: I am selling this as I felt this edition of Raw was one of the most lackluster efforts of 2010. They still have a couple of weeks, so that is the bright side. However, they need to do a better job of building to one of their "big four" pay-per-views than they did last night.

RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE:


READ OUR INSIDER NEWS BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! BECOME A MEMBER FOR JUST $7.50 A MONTH (or less with a year-long sub) - GET THE FIRST LOOK AT EXCLUSIVE INSIDER DOT NET NEWS, TONS OF EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CONTENT, MEMBER MESSAGE BOARD ACCESS, START YOUR OWN BLOG, AND VIEW THE SITE WITHOUT ANY ADVERTISING: SIGN ME UP (or MORE INFO)



RELATED ARTICLES FROM MGID AFFILIATE SITES...
Staff Editorials • Latest Five Articles
Gutteridge's WWE NXT Hit List: "Vengeance" comes to NXT as Adrian Neville faces Bo Dallas in an NXT Title rematch, Tyler Breeze and Xavier Woods clash, and Natalya has Charlotte's first good match
Gutteridge's WWE NXT Hit List: Sheamus headlines against Aiden English, Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, and appearances by Adam Rose and Sami Zayn
Gutteridge's WWE NXT Hit List: Bo Dallas vs. Colin Cassady, NXT Women's Champion Paige vs. Sasha Banks, yet another Ascension squash match, a few changes to commentary
Gleed's Retro Raw Blog: February 1993 Raw - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
NXT to WWE Brief: Alexander Rusev
NXT to WWE Brief: Emma



MEMBERSHIP INFO
Become a Dot Net Member right now for $7.50 a month or $66 a year ($5.50 a month avg.). Get exclusive audio, first-look insider news, Forum access, member blogs, more...

CLICK FOR SIGN-UP INFO


The Current Must-Read List
• Powell's WrestleMania 3 review: Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant for the WWF Championship, Randy Savage vs. Ricky Steamboat for the Intercontinental Championship, Roddy Piper vs. Adrian Adonis
• Pruett's Blog Flashback: The Undertaker's Streak Series Part Three - The American Bad Ass Years & The Deadman's Return - WrestleMania XVII - WrestleMania XX
04/02 Prowrestling.net All Access Interview: Artist Rob Schamberger on his WrestleMania Axxess project, his background, and more
• Powell's WWE DVD Review: "Signature Sounds: The Music of WWE"
04/01 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on the Dot Net Weekly audio show
• 4/1 Kester's WWE Main Event Live Coverage Review: Sheamus vs. The Miz and Nikki Bella vs. Tamina
• Powell's WWE Raw Hit List: Daniel Bryan attacks Triple H, Brock Lesnar finally gets the better of Undertaker, John Cena in a sheep mask, Kane vs. Roman Reigns, final hype for WrestleMania 30
• Pruett's Blog Flashback: Undertaker's Streak Series Part Two - Coincidence Preserves The Streak - WrestleMania XII - WrestleMania XV
• Powell's WrestleMania 2 review: Hulk Hogan vs. King Kong Bundy in a cage match for the WWF Championship, Roddy Piper vs. Mr. T in a boxing match
• WWE News: Chris Jericho says the time isn't right for his WWE return
ACCESS PREVIOUS MUST-READ ARTICLES

Vote In Our Latest Poll

WrestleMania 30 Poll: Who ends the night as Divas Champion?
AJ Lee
Naomi
Cameron
Brie Bella
Nikki Bella
Natalya
Eva Marie
Emma
Aksana
Alicia Fox
Summer Rae
Rosa Mendes
Layla
Tamina
  
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS

Dot Net Free Podcasts
04/02 Prowrestling.net All Access Interview: Artist Rob Schamberger on his WrestleMania Axxess project, his background, and more
04/01 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on the Dot Net Weekly audio show
03/31 Prowrestling.net Live Podcast: Jason Powell and Chris Shore take your phone calls on WWE Network launch day
CLICK FOR FULL LISTING OF ALL PODCASTS

Latest from Our Affiliate Site

_pwtorch.com_
CLICK HERE FOR MORE PWTORCH HEADLINES

© 2008-2012 LAST ROW MEDIA LLC • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- PRIVACY POLICY