Title This: WWE Raw Reaction 10-21

Josh Isenberg

WWE RawTeam Rhodes Scholars Defeats Sin Cara and Rey Mysterio

What I Liked:

I am really beginning to enjoy a good match to open up Monday Night Raw. With the finals of the Tag Team Tournament, this was the perfect way to start off the night with meaning. To begin, Mysterio was able to take advantage of Rhodes, keeping him off his feet. This was very intelligent because Rhodes can easily overpower the small opponent. Furthermore, the heels were able to isolate Sin Cara after he came in and hit a beautiful springboard backflip. Kudos to Cara for not screwing that up, as it would have looked really bad. After the commerical break, Sandow uses an aggressive headbutt to the ribcage of Cara, and begins to take over. As usual, Cara was able to get the hot tag, but Mysterio did not last long. Rhodes was able to use a quick distraction to hit Cross Rhodes for the victory. This was an excellent display of two different tag teams working so well together. From the beginning to the end, I loved this match and really felt they gave both teams enough offense to keep you on the edge of your feet.

Grade: A-

Kofi Kingston Defeats Michael McGillicutty

What I Liked:

Kofi Kingston gets a solid spot here on Raw, as well as continuing to use his popularity to be relevant. Kingston bascially controlled the entire match, and McGillicutty was able to keep up. More and more, I am beginning to appreciate Kingston's talents, and feel that he is going to be a great name in the company. He just needs to solidy himself in the mid card and not be thrown with random tag teams. Do not waste him in the main event picture.

What I Liked:

I really wish they did something with Joe Hennig. He is a great talent, and is able to put on a good match with anyone. When will his time come? Will he be more like DiBiase, with so much talent but boring to everyone? I sure hope not.

Grade: C

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