Daniel Wyatt: I was initially intrigued by Daniel Bryan joining The Wyatt Family, but the execution of the angle has been poor thus far. Bryan had a decent showing on SmackDown and a confusing performance on Raw. I am not sure how long this will last, but I hope the final outcome will be well worth it.
Big E Langston vs. Curtis Axel: It isn't that they wrestled a bad match, it is just that we have seen them face off one too many times in the last few months. The live crowd was dead for this match on Raw, and understandably so. If nothing else, at least Ryback on commentary seemed to signal a potential feud between him and Langston, which could be fun.
Damien Sandow vs. The Great Khali: Not only was the match horrendous, but fans had no reason to believe that Sandow was actually going to lose. I mean, his opponent was Khali. Could it get any more obvious than that? The good news is that things might actually be looking up for Sandow going into 2014 if his great match with Kofi Kingston on Main Event was any indication. The bad news is that a rematch with Khali might be in his future.
Alberto Del Rio vs. Sin Cara: What was the point of Sin Cara's two wins over Del Rio last month if Del Rio was just going to win in quick and decisive fashion in their third encounter? The match was fine for what it was, but Cara's renewed "push" already appears to be over. Del Rio talking trash about Batista doesn't get me excited about a potential match between the two down the road, but at least it served as proper hype for the Rumble match.
Damien Sandow vs. The Great Khali: Another mediocre match from these two with another atrocious finish. I always enjoy Sgt. Slaughter, but it would have been nice to see Bob Backlund or even Arn Anderson out there as the special guest referee for a change. The fluky finish indicates that we are in for yet another match between Sandow and Khali. Oh, joy! I feel for Sandow after all the garbage he has been put through as of late. At least Rajin Singh returned, albeit for one night only.
The Bella Twins vs. Alicia Fox and Aksana: The match wasn't tremendously terrible, but I don't really understand what the point of it was supposed to be. With Aksana picking up a second win over a Bella twin, does that mean she is set to be pushed? That wasn't made clear, and honestly, I couldn't care less.
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Graham Mirmina, a.k.a. Graham "GSM" Matthews, is a journalism major at Endicott College. Visit his website at Next Era Wrestling and "like" his official Facebook page to continue the conversation on all things wrestling.