The middle is what matters. WWE ran “Smackdown Live” in Louisville, Kentucky tonight and I was able to be in the arena for the show. While you’ve seen what happened on the TV show, there was some more stuff that went down both before and after the cameras stopped rolling.

In the pre-show dark match, Breezango defeated the Ascension at 7:28 when Breeze superkicked Viktor into a falcon’s arrow for the pin. Breezango worked as the faces in the match and the crowd seemed to be into the act. Breeze and Fandango were still in their fashion police gear.

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After “Smackdown Live” and “205 Live” ended, the post-show dark match saw Shinsuke Nakamura defeat Dolph Ziggler with the Kinshasa at 10:31. This was about what you would have expected from these two and a slightly longer version of the same dark match they had on the post-Wrestlemania episode of “Smackdown Live”.

During “Smackdown Live”, Erick Rowan hid underneath the ring during Bray Wyatt’s promo and attacked Randy Orton after Wyatt was finished. This earned Rowan an RKO and allowed Orton time to pose. For some reason, Sami Zayn sat against the side of the ring off camera during the entire segment.

Opinion: There’s something interesting about seeing the show from a different angle. Instead of just seeing the same stuff every single week, it’s kind of cool to see them as they actually happen instead of the produced version. This was a bit of a confusing show with some booking choices but it was fun live.

Do you think Breezango has a future? Will Nakamura face Ziggler in his pay per view debut? Let us know in the comments below.


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