Title This: WWE Smackdown “Great American Bash” Reaction

Josh Isenberg

CM PunkIn Ring Segment

What I Liked:

Michael Cole inteviewed AJ. He talked about her being unstable and playing with Bryan and Punk. He then asks if she wants to be with a real man, and talks about himself. Daniel Bryan comes out and talks to AJ about how she will be a great referee. He said he forgives her, and out comes Punk. Punk really does a great job to keep the focus on AJ for enough time, but come back to him vs. Bryan. That is the greater picture. To end, I loved the fact AJ kissed both guys and continue to leave them in limbo. We still wonder each week what she is going to do next, and this is a great example of not knowing who she is with. I still think she will align with Daniel Bryan. It would benefit him more to stay as a heel and defeat Punk with her help. The best part of this was that you get drama, interesting character developments, and continue to speculate. This is the most unpredictable thing going right now, even if you think she will be with Bryan, you're still unsure.

What I Disliked:

The whole Michael Cole thing annoyed me. Let's relax with having him try and take AJ away. All he did was get her cheers, as well as Bryan, and made him look ridiculous. There was no point in having him talk to AJ.

Grade: B

 Santino, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, and St. Slaughter def. Drew McIntyre, Camacho, and Hunico

What I Liked:

Happy 4th of July everyone.

What I Disliked:

Hacksaw Jim Duggans 5th grade gym shorts, and Slaughter's awkward body type.

Grade: D

Ryback def. Curt Hawkins

What I Liked:

Thank God we did not get Ryback with two indy wrestlers. That has been the biggest thing that was annoying me. Hawkins is a WWE Superstar, so there is more validity for Ryback defeating him. I would have rather seen Reks vs. Ryback, but this was alright for me. He hit a few of his moves and continues to impress with his strength and continued push as a force to be reckoned with.

What I Disliked:

There is still not much here with an overall angle building. I figure Ryback will continue to defeat opponents like Hawkins, Reks, MyIntyre, and others. Ryback will continue to be in this situation, and I am not sure if they can find someone that will compete on his level and physicality.

Grade: C+

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