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Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.21.20

February 22, 2020 | Posted by Larry Csonka
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Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.21.20  

Csonka’s WWE Main Event Review 2.21.20

– Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins defeated Eric Young and Shelton Benjamin @ 4:16 via pin [**¾]
– Cedric Alexander defeated Akira Tozawa @ 6:45 via pin [***]

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

Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins vs. Eric Young & Shelton Benjamin: Shelton knocks Hawkins to the floor and powerbombs Ryder for 2. He follows with slams, Young tags in and chokes him out. Shelton back in and follows with a suplex for 2. He grounds Ryder and v counters with a jawbreaker until Shelton dumps him. Back in, Young follows with the top rope elbow drop for 2. Ryder fights off Shelton. Tags in Hawkins and he runs wild with rights, a backdrop and Michinoku driver for 2. He heads up top and Ryder takes out Shelton, and Young cuts off Hawkins. Hawkins counters back into an enziguri as Ryder tags in and the long island express finishes it. Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins defeated Eric Young and Shelton Benjamin @ 4:16 via pin [**¾] They didn’t get much time, but worked hard and delivered an enjoyable little match here.

– Back to Smackdown for highlight of reigns &Bryan defeating Miz & Morrison. You can read my full Smackdown review at this link.

– Back to Ra for Randy Orton destroying Matt Hardy and putting him in a chair of wheels. You can read my full Raw review at this link.

Cedric Alexander vs. Akira Tozawa: They shake hands and lockup, working to the ropes and breaking clean. Back to the ropes and Tozawa breaks clean as well. Lockup and Tozawa looks to work the arm, Cedric counters out and Tozawa then grounds him. Cedric escapes, follows with chops and Tozawa then cradles him for 2. Tozawa dumps him and Cedric then hits the STO on the apron. Post break and Tozawa follows with the RANA and suicide dive. Back in and Tozawa hits an enziguri and follows with the missile dropkick for 2. Cedric fires back with chops, they trade and the Tozawa octopus follows as he cradles Cedric for 2 Michinoku driver by Cedric and that gets 2. Tozawa counters the lumbar check, hits a rough looking poison RANA and covers for 2. Tozawa up top and Cedric cuts him off, hits the back handspring kick and lumbar check for the win. Cedric Alexander defeated Akira Tozawa @ 6:45 via pin [***] Hey look, you give two talented guys a bit of time and allow them to work and they have a good match.

– Back to raw for highlights of Kevin Owens & The Vikings defeating Seth’s disciples (via DQ) the main event, and the post match where the Street Profits made the save to set up the SaudiMania Raw tag title match.
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The 411 on Wrestling Podcast returns to the 411 Podcasting Network for episode 92. On the show, 411’s Larry Csonka & Steve Cook review NXT vs. AEW from 2.19.20, hit a news roundup on Tito Ortiz, new WWE Hall of Famers, & much more. Finally, Larry previews Impact Sacrifice 2020. The show is approximately 101-minutes long.

* Intro
* News Roundup (Tito to WWE?, Bulldog to WWE Hall of Fame, WWE vs. MLW, More): 2:35
* AEW Dynamite (2.19.20) Review: 18:45
* NXT (2.19.20) Review: 52:15
* The Head to Head Comparison: 1:18:55
* Impact Sacrifice 2020 Preview: 1:26:18

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The final score: review Average
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This week’s episode of WWE Main Event was a really solid and even enjoyable show.