Nige’s Smackdown Review from KF4E
Okay so I must apologize if there are any comments that seem weird, because as you know. I’m not very up to date on the Smackdown side of this thread. However I intend to be after tonight. So here goes….
Okay I have to say the opening promo was both fantastic and weird at the same time. I loved the way you had Edge cause some kind of friction between Batista and Shawn Michaels. That was really nicely booked and the writing was good too. That was what made this promo great. However I didn’t understand how Edge’s associates could sneak attack Batista and Michaels because like you said they ran down the ramp, so surely Michaels and Batista would have seen them. However your run of the mill match announced and I’m looking forward to it. Good job here.
The opening match was pretty nice. It’s good what you have going on here with all these cruiserweights. A nice way to end the match with the Dead Level. I always liked that move. However something tells me he is going to have a big role on Smackdown from now on.
I’m not too sure if I liked this backstage segment between Haas, Benjamin and Masters. For one Masters seemed a lot of key tonight. It sounded as if you had given him an all new character or something. However the friction and the tension between Benjamin and Haas is great to see. Let’s just hope you book this one well.
Lol everytime I see William Regal in a promo of yours I mark. You have his character and characteristics spot on in my personal opinion. I mean just the things you have him say are brilliant. A nice little announcement you have got here too which should be a ‘bloody’ good match.
It was very good to see Birchill win the match. I mean I pretty much knew that Haas was not going to win after his little segment earlier in the night with his tag team partner Benjamin. However this match was an entertaining one too and I was really enjoying it.
Decent hype for the 15th anniversary show. As you know from numerous MSN conversations, I am really, really looking forward to it. So I hope you don’t dissapoint
Ohhhh you’ve got me excited now with Chris Harris coming. Was it me or did you keep this one quiet, you sunabitch! Lol I’m joking, but yeah this was a very nicely written and though out promo here. Good job on this.
I kind of liked Batista’s interview. You actually gave Batista some sort of personality which boded well with the kind of ma he is. You’re really making the main event scene great, I just wish we saw a little bit more if it from time to time.
Finlay beating Chavo just didn’t do it for me. I mean after earliers announcement about Chavo facing Dykstra next week, you really should have made Chavo look string by winning. However I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt here, because after all it was a distraction that caused it so he didn’t lose all credibility I guess.
Estrada was jus his usual self in the interview with Lena. I would have liked to see Umaga screaming or something. However it adds hype and tension to tonight’s main event which I’m really excited about.
I liked seeing Shawn Michaels win the match for his team here, because it really gives him a lot of momentum going into his number one contenders match. The aftermath was a bit confusing though. The spear on Michaels was fair enough but then why was Batista looking confused at Edge. Maybe it was because Edge is scared of Batista. I don’t know I guess I’ll wait and see. Good match and great ending none the less hyping up the World Title Scene.
Saturday Night’s Main Event Promo was the norm and again added more hype which is needed to be honest.
The contract signing was very nice. Both men were superbly in character. I would have liked to see them come to blows however, but the way you booked it actually makes sense after thinking about it because it is still not clear which one has the upper hand so well done on second thoughts.
Main Event time man. I must say I have been looking forward to this all night and since out talk on MSN of course. I knew Undertaker was going to win the match. Not because it was obvious but just because he is the bigger star of the two and at a big event I can only see Undertaker there. This also sets up a fantastic match betweek Shawn Michaels and Undertaker for the number one contendership. The match itself was the match of the night by sure and I really enjoyed it. It just didn’t get boring. Probably because it had so much at stake.
Overall I am beginning to like Smackdown Nige. Tonight’s show may have swayed me over. It has me looking forward to next week’s show and Saturday Night’s Main Event. You showed some good booking skills tonight and I give you propps for entertaining me