It’s better than nothing. Earlier this year in the Superstar Shakeup, Andrade Cien Almas and Sanity were called up to the main roster. I mean, you might not know it because Almas has only won two squashes back in May and no member of Sanity had a match until last week’s SmackDown Live, over two months after they were announced as coming up to the main roster. They do seem to be having more of a presence on TV though, and they at least got some practice when the cameras weren’t on.

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According to, there was a dark match both before and after this week’s SmackDown Live. Before the show went on the air, Andrade Cien Almas defeated Sin Cara. This match has been teased and postponed multiple times now and has yet to take place on WWE TV. After the show was over, Sanity and New Day fought to a quick double disqualification. The two teams had a brawl on SmackDown Live and a feud between the two seems very likely.

In case you need a preview for what’s coming.

SAnitY wreck New Day's 1st Annual Third of July Pancake Eating Contest: SmackDown LIVE, July 3, 2018

Opinion: I’m sure people like Almas and Sanity are so thrilled that they’ve been called up. Almas hasn’t had a match on WWE TV in nearly two months and his two televised matches have combined to last less than three and a half minutes. Sanity has had one televised match as a team and two in total, both coming two and a half months after they were called up. But hey, at least we got to see James Ellsworth in a match this week and another one next week. He has a funny looking face so it’s totally worth the time investment.

Which of these matches sounds more interesting? Why isn’t Almas on TV more often? Let us know in the comments below.

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