I love it when a show comes together. There is a lot going on today in the world of wrestling but, at the end of the day, WWE still conquers all. No matter what they do, they are going to get the biggest spotlight and the most attention because they are at the top of the mountain. That would include getting attention for their pay per views, but they need matches to air on those shows. On Thursday, there was nothing announced for this month’s Tables, Ladders and Chairs event. Now, there are quite a few matches set.
This week on SmackDown, a pair of matches were announced for Tables, Ladders and Chairs. First, it was announced that the Miz would challenge Universal Champion Bray Wyatt. The Miz is replacing Daniel Bryan, who was attacked by Wyatt to end last week’s show. Wyatt suggested that Miz replace Bryan and made threats to Miz’s family, sending Miz over the edge, only to be laid out by Wyatt later in the show.
This got personal. Check out Miz’s reaction to Wyatt’s threats:
Second was the SmackDown Tag Team Titles, with new #1 contenders being crowned in a four way elimination match. The Revival would go on to defeat the Lucha House Party, Ali/Shorty G. and Heavy Machinery to earn the shot at the New Day. The New Day took the titles from the Revival in November on SmackDown after the Revival had defeated the New Day for them in September at Clash Of Champions.
It’s worked before. Check out how Revival got their title shot:
Opinion: It’s nice to see the build to the pay per view actually taking place, as it has been a long time coming. We are less than ten days away from the show and only now is the buildup actually beginning. It’s kind of amazing that WWE took this long to get anything going but it’s better late than never. Hopefully the rest of the card gets better, but what we have so far isn’t bad.
Which of these matches looks better? Will a title change hands? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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