Wrestling’s 4 Corners: February 7th – February 13th

Every week, Aaron George watches Raw, NXT, Smackdown, ROH and Impact and breaks down what worked, what didn’t and what upset him on a profound level. All in a convenient Top 4 format.

Week 6 February 7th – February 13th

VALENTINES
This is what Bryan Adams was always talking about.

The Top 4 Matches of The Week:

4. Michael Bennett/ Matt Taven/ Maria Kanelis Vs Jay Briscoe/ Mark Briscoe/ ODB – ROH TV

3. Sami Zayn Vs Kevin Owens – NXT Takeover

2. Charlotte Vs Sasha Banks Vs Bayley Vs Becky Lynch – NXT Takeover

1. Finn Balor Vs Adrian Neville

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Paige immediately left the beach. Live the gimmick.

The Bottom 4 Matches of The Week

4. The New Day Vs Goldust/Sardust – RAW

3. Adam Rose Vs Fandango – SMACKDOWN

2. Daniel Bryan/Roman Reigns Vs Kane/The Big Show – RAW

1. Paige Vs Summer Rae – SMACKDOWN

harris
I never pay taxes.

The Top 4 Promos/Skits

4. Al Snow has no respect for Grado or his Mam – IMPACT

3. Lana thinks John Cena is minutes away from annihilation – RAW

2. Rusev will break John Cena’s body and crush his spirit – RAW

1. Bray Wyatt “Where do we go when we die…” – RAW

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Same picture as last week. Same problem as last week.

The Bottom 4 Promos/Skits

4. Bobby Roode is serious. So serious he screams random words – IMPACT

3. Roman Reigns will “breet” Brock Lesnar – RAW

2. Curtis Axel tries to hashtag “Axelmania” – RAW

1. The Bellas on commentary…again… – SMACKDOWN

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I’ll impersonate Justin Bieber on the main roster.

The 4 Best Performers

4. Daniel Bryan

3. Charlotte/Sasha Banks/ Bayley/Becky Lynch

2. Adrian Neville

1. Finn Balor

donovan
About a bazillion times better than the team we have…

The 4 Worst Performers

4. Jerry Lawler

3. JBL

2. The Bella Twins

1. Michael Cole

4 Great Little Moments

4. Stephanie McMahon’s screetches while she “manages” – RAW

3. Seth Rollins barks orders during the handicap match. Especially ” Get big Kane in there!” – RAW

2. The snap that Jay Briscoe gets on his neck breaker is a thing of beauty – ROH TV

1. The video package for Zayn/Owens had a beautiful old school feel – NXT Takeover

4 Moments that angered/embarrassed me

4. Just the commentators. Every ounce of them. From the fake moments where they stare at the camera and plead with us to buy the network to the fake laughs at their faker jokes. They truly make the show unwatchable.

3. John Cena “Rusev has the Jones. Lana has the balls. You feelin’ froggy…” Jusr mention the US title once please John, Just once instead of these “hilarious” sayings.

2. When repeating “Anne” Lennox is your joke maybe, just maybe JBL, you should shut the fuck up and call one actual wrestling move. – RAW (but really always)

1. It’s not like we don’t already get some combination of Daniel Bryan/Roman Reigns/ Seth Rollins/ Kane and The Big Show every week, but now we get them more than once over three hours??? – RAW

4 Great Chants/Signs

4.Sign: (Picture of Roman Reigns) Derp! – RAW

3. Sign: “I’m a hugger” – NXT Takeover

2. Sign: “Are you ok?” – NXT Takeover

1. Chant: “Botchamania!!” – NXT Takeover

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Who would’ve thought they’d reference this again???

4 Times I Genuinely Laughed

4. The Miz: “When my hand goes up, your mouth goes shut” – RAW

3. Grab the bull by the horns is wonderfuly followed by El Torito losing his shit – SMACKDOWN

2. “That’s rude!” Big Show to Kane – SMACKDOWN

1. Daniel Bryan: “Considering what your husband has done in caskets I thought you’d appreciate it.” – RAW

The 4 Best Spots

4. Calisto’s hurricanrana/piledriver – NXT Takeover

3. Finn Balor’s stomp to Adrian Neville’s neck – NXT Takeover

2. Adrian Neville’s suspended German suplexes – NXT Takeover

1. Finn Balor reverses red arrow into small package – NXT Takeover

sheamus
These are my work clothes! Felaaaaaaaa

4 Questions

4. Why couldn’t we just have had Bryan/Reigns vs The Usos?

3. Did Sheamus put on his wrestling gear to walk around that warehouse? Also where were the return vingettes for Daniel Bryan?

2. So are the only reasons Nikki Bella is pushed ahead of her more talented sister the facts that she has larger breasts and is banging John Cena? 

1. How many times do each of you fall asleep trying to get through the majesty that is RAW? Me? no less than four.

Rank These Shows Already Asshole

5. MONDAY NIGHT RAW

4.SMACKDOWN

3. IMPACT WRESTLING

2. ROH TV

1. NXT TAKEOVER

Year To Date Show Ranking

It’s a point system, 1st pace gets 5 pts, 2nd gets 4 pts, 3rd gets 3 pts, 4th gets 2 pts and last gets 1. We add them up every week. I think everyone understands this concept at this point…

nxtrival
I know right? I shocked too???

Show

5. SMACKDOWN (10)
4. MONDAY NIGHT RAW (11)
3. IMPACT WRESTLING (16)
2. ROH TV(23)
1. NXT(25)

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Great teeth, awful pinch.

Best Performer

4. SETH ROLLINS, SAMI ZAYN, KEVIN OWENS, ACH (3)
3. MVP, HIDEO ITAMI, JAY LETHAL, FINN BALOR (4)
2. DANIEL BRYAN (5)
1. ADRIAN NEVILLE (11)

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The Triangle of Terror.

Worst Performer

4. CURTIS AXEL (6)
3. ROMAN REIGNS (9)
2. JBL (10)
1. MICHAEL COLE (14)

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Author: Aaron George

Aaron is a classically trained Shakespearean actor by day who fulfils his culture quotient by watching wrestling by night. He has two sons a great wife and once explored the sewers in his hometown.