Torch Feedback RAW REAX #1: Positive feedback on three-hour format, should WWE start over creatively?, is Ryback's mystique gone after showing he's human vs. Tensai?
Oct 3, 2012 - 12:20:56 AM
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Richard H. of Wilmington Ohio: Well, the main event was good. But, the Divas are becoming increasingly unwatchable as Eve's character becomes increasingly boring. Is there any WWE fan who doesn't think it was Eve who kacked Kaitlyn? ... Punk is working as a heel champion, but I am tired of VKM continually embarrassing J.R. on Ross's special occasions. Can't he just let him have his moment or two without the resident bad guy screwing with J.R.? Ryback as a bridge to Punk vs. Cena could work, although I would prefer saving the initial Ry-berg-Punk clash for something special like a PPV.
Kevin, PWTorch reader: After seeing the same Ryback vs. Tensai match from Friday, I can't wait to see what Ryback is capable of against good wrestlers in a honest 15-minute match. I was excited after the camera panned to show Ryback opposite C.M. Punk last week, but tonight was the first time I witnessed Ryback as a human when he tried three times to pick up Tensai. I finally said, 'Wow, he couldn't pull that move off.' When I saw him pick up Tensai on Friday, I asked myself who's next to get slammed, perhaps Big Show?
Sandra Dib, PWTorch reader: I thought Raw was good this week. Some good solid matches, as opposed to the past few weeks. I'm not really happy about the Ryback push, though. He is all fluff and nothing solid... Frankly, I am tired of people complaining that Raw is too long. I have been a wrestling fan since I was eight-years-old (I am now 42), and I am happy to see that Raw is three hours. The more wrestling that I am able to watch, the better. Here is a solution: if it is too long for you and you don't like it, don't watch it!
Mike Booble of Springfield, Ore.: After a stellar show last week, Raw left a lot to be desired this week. Sorry, let me re-phrase that. Raw sucked worse than Jillian Hall covering a Macy Gray song with Milli Vanilli on background vocals. Nothing worked, there was no flow to the show, and where every segment last week felt important, every segment this week felt like filler. I get it that John Cena is hurt, but that doesn't mean they can just go on autopilot for three hours. There wasn't one segment I would recommend for YouTube, as I would actually recommend WWE burn the tape and start anew next week.
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