Title This: WWE Smackdown Reaction 3-8-13

Josh Isenberg

Randy OrtonThe Main Event

Sheamus vs. The Big Show ended in No Contest. This was actually a very entertaining match. Big Show pulled out a spear, a back body drop, and an impressive reverse Powerbomb. You can tell that Sheamus was able to get all of the athleticism out of the Giant. I know some people cannot stand Big Show, but I give him credit tonight for being able to keep up with a beast in the ring like Sheamus. Big Show was knocked to the outside, which brought out The Shield.

-The Shield attacked, but Show fought them off as well. Big Show hit a Knockout Punch onto Sheamus and then Randy Orton stood tall after an RKO. You can see that the 6 man tag match will take place at Wrestlemania. I am alright with this, especially how they are booking it. Big Show does not NEED to be a face to be in this match, but just a Giant who is seeking revenge. It still is very random and feels like it was a last resort. They could not add Ryback again to these guys. I just wonder if they had NOTHING else for Big Show so they threw him in here. He is very weak as a face, so keep him like how he right now.

-The Shield is the definition of a team. If you make them look stronger and stronger, you can sense how they will be able to continue to get over with the crowd. I love their characters. Do they get singles action heading into Wrestlemania? I would not mind that against guys like Sheamus and Orton, with the possibility of Show being a major distraction for better or worse. They have many options and I hope they let it grow more and more.

Grade: B

Smackdown Grade: C+

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