- Originally taped on April 9th, from Boston, MA. Sorry for skipping last week's episode, but with WrestleMania this past weekend, the last episode of Main Event featured one match, the Miz vs. the Primetime Players in a Handicap Match, and a LOT of recapping for WrestleMania, so forgive me in not wasting my time with that. Now that WrestleMania is over with, maybe Main Event will go back to having a kick-ass lead-off match, and then finish off with a quick squash highlighting someone we should be paying attention to.
- Michael Cole and JBL are at ringside to call the action. I guess Miz is still crying over his Intercontinental Championship reign ending after roughly 24 hours. But what will the heels do without Miz at ringside to give a stink eye to?
We come back with Rollins connecting on a dropkick to the knees for two. Reigns with a series of headbutts for two, then slaps on a chinlock. Ambrose and Rollins with a pair of dropkicks for two. Rollins with a body press attempt, but Sweet T' plants him with a slam. Kofi gets the hot tag and lays into everyone faster than I can take notes. Dropkick and jumping clothesline to Ambrose, followed by a Boom Drop. He manages to avoid Reigns and comes off the top with a body press for two. Ambrose counters the SOS with a short-arm clothesline. Rollins comes off the top with a knee to the face. Brodus tries coming in to make the save, but Reigns spears him back to the prehistoric ages, and Rollins covers Kofi for the three count at 8:00 (minus the commercial break). Afterwards, Kofi gets discarded like an empty bottle of Pepsi and Sweet T' takes the Triple Powerbomb for the hell of it. Decent action, just a reason to showcase the Shield, who will no doubt play a factor into some major storylines coming up.
- Last Monday on Raw, Dolph Ziggler FINALLY cashed in his Money In The Bank briefcase and won the World Heavyweight Title from an injured Alberto Del Rio. Fans in New Jersey very much approved, but this was also the crowd that chanted for Michael Cole and Randy Savage during a Sheamus/Orton match, so take that with a grain of salt. Honestly, if you would tell me in 2006 that Nicky of the Spirit Squad would hold a World Title, I would've spit on you.
- Matt Striker is backstage with Big E. Langston. Dude needs a better name. What does the "E" stand for? Ervin? Emmanual? Ermac?
- Raw Rebound: Ryback turns heel to the greatest babyface reaction of the night. Whoops?
Final Thoughts: Well... I'm starting to be a bit concerned abbout the direction of Main Event. Did I honestly think WWE would keep feeding this program top quality matches on a regular basis, consisting mostly of the top tier performers? Maybe, but not likely. We were offered three matches, two of which were squash matches straight out of the late 80's syndicated era, and a 6-man tag that featured a high profile stable against comic relief curtain jerkers and a guy who's being buried for reasons unkown. The show had a steady flow and was very watchable from beginning to end, but there's nothing you have to go out of your way to see.