Tables, Ladders, Chairs 2017; Vince McMahon, Patterson,
Hayes save the show with smart fan friendly booking,
by Greg Tingle
does listen to their audience when they have to; Balor
vs Styles dream match delivers
Target Center in Minnesota experiences negatives into
positives; Red hot show delivers
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was a great show, all things considering.
things" being that just 24 hours prior not 1
but at least 3 superstars were diagnosed with viral
mega star Roman Reigns out, along with Bray Wyatt
and Bo Dallas, WWE
needed to pull a masterstroke to save the card, and
by being "forced" to save the show and still
keep the fans happy (those in attendance and WWE Network
subscribers), they delivered... a term uncrowned Heavyweight
Champion, Cesaro, is known to do.
real or perceived case of desperation (not sure if
that word is too strong), but regardless, meant that
the WWE found itself in the corner. Fix it fast and
follow P.T. Barnum's lead - The Show Must Go On, or
let it die. Thankfully WWE brought in A.J. Styles
from the South American tour to face Finn Balor and
RAW General Manager and 48-year-old former Olympic
gold medalist Kurt Angle took the spot of Roman Reigns.
not going to get into the match results. Who likes
spoilers anyway. We know its the age of the internet
and the age of realism. What matters for fans, management
and wrestlers is that it was a very good show. TLC
match results are already all over the internet, and
WWE has responded to that to - WWE.com
carries the results pretty quickly theses days.
big thumps up and great team effort to respond to
the mini crisis that hit the WWE just a few days earlier.
wish Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas a full
our estimation this was a classic case of turning
negatives into positives, and keeping the fans happy.
As a bi product the change in plans have also freshened
up the current WWE product and can only help the WWE
business from both a PR, image and bottom line perspective.
done to all and this all further cements the follow-up
RAW show as a can't miss.
valuable players for the evening: A.J Styles, Kurt
Angle and The Miz.
Balor vs AJ
Styles. The dream match becomes a reality and