Title This: WWE Raw Reaction For 3-12

Josh Isenberg

David OtungaDavid Otunga and Mark Henry def. Santino Marella:

What I Liked:

First off, the match is not being graded here. We get a quick squash. We do get a good glimpse into who will be on Team Long and Team Laurinaitis. Otunga and Santino are captains, which I am okay with. Both guys represent their respected GM's each week and deserve to be head of their teams. I loved seeing Mark Henry come out and be added to Johnny's team. He was "suspended" by Long so it makes complete sense. The beat down after the match did just enough for me to really begin to care about the match, especially when Kofi and Truth came out, only to get beaten down by Otunga and Henry. Well done on making Long's team look weak, and thus progressing into the following weeks on how he will counter Laurinaitis.

What I Disliked:

Besides the lack of an overall match, I was okay with this. I still do not get Aksana being Teddy's girlfriend. It would be much more entertaining to me if she sided with Laurinaitis. Turning her back on Teddy could be that last obstacle that he would not overcome. Also, let Otunga do the dominating at times, especially since he needs it more than Henry. We know what Mark Henry can do, so let Otunga shine out of this.

Grade: B-

Eve and Zack Ryder are backstage, she says she wants to be friends with Benefits. Zack agrees and they set up a dinner for later after the show. Beth and Eve exchange conversation. Beth says she loves how Eve plays Zack. Phoenix then gets a dirty look when she asks if she can use Ryder also.

Laurinaitis is backstage talking on the phone. Miz comes in and says he wants to be on his team. Psych star James Roday is with him as well, and he says Miz is in if he beats C.M. Punk tonight.

Brodus Clay def. Jinder Mahal:

What I Liked:

The dancers and theme song for Clay.

What I Disliked:

Everything else.

Grade: D… Those dancers sure are sexy.

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