JR Blog: Cena Vs. Wyatt, Cesaro Vs. Sheamus, The Shield Vs. Evolution From WWE Payback
Source: JR's BBQWWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with a new blog on jrsbarbq.com. As always, you can purchase JR's BBQ products on WWEshop.com. Here are some highlights from this entry:
- I picked Cesaro to unseat Sheamus for the United States Title and I was wrong. I think both men are currently miscast. The paying customers want Cesaro to be a fan favorite while Sheamus is a natural heel in my eyes. Nonetheless the bout was physical and I liked it as it served as a good kickoff to the main show. Cesaro continuing to use the Giant Swing is going to continue to facilitate him as a 'face. Good sound bytes by @HeymanHustle at ringside. Young managers should pay attention to Paul and learn all that they can. There aren't many "Heyman's" around any more....which is a great segue for your own bit of humor.
- Cena vs. Wyatts in Last Man Standing was excellent booking especially getting the Usos and Harper/Rowan strategically involved notwithstanding a creative finish. Creating compelling finishes in a brutal match such as Last Man Standing in a PG world is challenging but the ending worked Monday night. Arguably the match of the night. Congrats to all involved.
- The 6 man elimination tag match was stellar and put in ample time, was intense and had a surprising finish with the Shield pitching the shutout. WWE has done a good job of developing three potentially, outstanding fan favorites in Ambrose, Rollins and Reigns even thought I see Ambrose as the best potential heel of the trio, Rollins as the most underrated talent of the group and likely a great 'face, and Reigns as the next 'it' guy in the company.
- On the home page you can see our list of podcast guests and when their shows debut. You can subscribe for FREE to all our Ross Report Podcasts at podcastone.com. My conversation with Eric Bischoff drops this Tuesday at 6 pm pacific time.
JR also talks about the rest of Payback, Lisa Marie Varon's Squared Circle restaurant in Chicago and more in this entry.
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