Title This: WWE Raw Reaction 1-21-13

Josh Isenberg

Alberto Del RioThe Undercard Part 2

Big Show defeated Zack Ryder with a few moves. Actually, Show basically punched him out and that was the end of it. There is nothing to grade here besides the wasted time with Big Show. It would make more sense for him to get into a good fight from time to time. He dominates guys so easily, but loses to Del Rio? It is very illogical. Grade: D

Alberto Del Rio defeated Tensai in an average match. The best part of this match came when the crowd really connected with Del Rio. This was the most excited I have heard the crowd for Del Rio EVER. He is not a huge draw, but pairing him against a guy everyone hates is a good start. The wrestling lacked because Tensai limits what his opponents can do, but Del Rio made the best of it. He fought off a larger opponent, connected with a kick to the back of the head, and finished him off with a moonsault. I was alright with this, even though I hate seeing anyone fight Tensai. Grade: C

Kaitlyn Defeated Alicia Fox in a quick Divas match. I still am a supporter of Kaitlyn, but she needs to connect with the audience sooner rather than later. I would involve her with someone the crowd roots for, adapt a boyfriend or best friend, and make sure she has some time to speak. They did not do this with Layla, let her speak, and she fell off rather quickly. Kaitlyn is fresh blood in the division, and needs a little more time in the ring to knock off the missteps. She is aggressive, powerful, but still is not quite where she needs to be. I do love her Spear, since no other Diva uses it. Grade: C-

Ryback squashed Heath Slater. This is the type of match that we saw for months and months with Ryback. He dominates all men of 3MB, less than a week after Sheamus lost to them. Does that make sense to you? Grade: C

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