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Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.07.20

February 7, 2020 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.07.20  

Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.07.20

OFFICIAL RESULTS
– Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder @ 5:10 via pin [**½]
– Cedric Alexander defeated Shelton Benjamin @ 7:30 via pin [***]


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– Byron Saxton and Main Event Mickie James are on commentary.

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson vs. Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder: Hawkins and Gallows begin as Gallows overpowers him with ease. Lockup and Gallows hits a shoulder tackle. Hawkins fires bal with kicks, Ryder in and double teams follow. The Good Brothers quickly cut off Ryder, as Gallows delivers body shots as Anderson tags in and keeps the heat on Ryder, grounding things. Gallows back in and follows wit a suplex and elbow drop for 2. He follows with grounded elbow strikes, Ryder fights to his feet and the missile dropkick. Hawkins and Anderson tag in, Hawkins runs wild and the Michinoku driver gets 2. Gallows takes out Ryder and back in, the spinebuster and magic killer end Hawkins’ night. Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson defeated Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder @ 5:10 via pin [**½] This was a perfectly solid tag match to open the show, giving us the expected winners.

– Back to Smackdown for highlights of the dog food match main event. You can read my full Smackdown review at this link.

– Back to Raw for the Charlotte/Rhea Ripley promo segment. You can read my full Raw review at this link.

24.25Cedric Alexander vs. Shelton Benjamin: This is a rematch from two weeks ago, where Cedric won. Shelton attacks, hits a suplex and follows with knee strikes. Cedric fires back with chops, but runs into a backdrop. Shelton hits another and covers for 2. Cedric fires back, but Shelton cuts him off with kicks and covers for 2. He delivers knee strikes and grounds things. Cedric fights to his feet, fires back and Shelton quickly cuts him off until Cedric hits the dropkick. Shelton cuts off the springboard and knocks him to the floor. Post break and Shelton follows with a slam and another, covering for 2. He grounds the action, Cedric fights to his feet, follows with kicks and a dropkick. The clothesline and basement dropkick connects and Shelton cuts him off with the big boot for 2. Cedric fires back, but Shelton counters and heads up top but Cedric pops up and counters into the Spanish fly for 2. Shelton counters the lumbar check, but Cedric hits the back handspring kick for the win. Cedric Alexander defeated Shelton Benjamin @ 7:30 via pin [***] Another good little match from these two, they got more time than usual on Main Event and it was fun.

– Back to Raw for Orton’s non-promo, promo segment. You can read my full Raw review at this link.

– We close by going back to Raw for Ricochet winning the right to die at the hands of Brock Lesnar at SaudiMania. You can read my full Raw review at this link.

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The 411 on Wrestling Podcast returns to the 411 Podcasting Network for episode 88. On the show, 411’s Larry Csonka & Steve Cook hit a quick news roundup, break down the latest between NXT & AEW, including Cody getting lashed and Charlotte returning to NXT, while Larry previews NJPW New Beginning in Osaka & ROH Free Enterprise. The show is approximately 130-minutes long.

* Intro
* Quick News Roundup (Goldberg, Kross, Thatcher, Thunder Rosa, Tiered Network Announcement, More): 7:15
* AEW Dynamite (2.05.20) Review: 28:15
* NXT (2.05.20) Review: 1:04:55
* The head to head comparison: 1:29:25
* Larry’s NJPW New Beginning in Osaka & ROH Free Enterprise Previews: 1:35:40

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6.0
The final score: review Average
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This week’s episode of WWE Main Event was a perfectly solid hour of TV.
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