Turn on the lights after SmackDown. There are a lot of wrestlers on the WWE roster and a lot of them don’t get on television all that often. This can become a problem for a lot of their careers as you can’t get very far without people being able to see you. However, there is a way to get the live crowd to see you without putting the wrestlers on television, and that is what WWE does on Tuesdays.
WWE had a dark match both before and after this week’s SmackDown Live, as tends to be their custom. According to PWInsider by way of 411mania.com, the match that took place before the show saw Heavy Machinery defeat the B Team in what was described as a comedy match which included a dance off. After 205 Live went off the air, Roman Reigns defeated Drew McIntyre. Both Reigns and McIntyre appeared during the show but neither wrestled a match.
The two of them do have a history together. Check out Reigns vs. McIntyre at WrestleMania 35:
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Opinion: It makes sense to put Reigns and McIntyre on the show as the two of them are some of the bigger stars in the company. If WWE wants the fans to stick around after 205 Live is over, they need to offer something rather big and seeing Reigns live is a nice enough treat. There are only so many ways to make something like this work and WWE seemed to figure that out this time around.
What are you expecting next from Reigns? Will Heavy Machinery ever win the Tag Team Titles? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a Wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.
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