At time of writing, the Survivor Series card had six confirmed matches, pitting all the Raw and SmackDown champions against each other and teams of five in the male and female divisions representing whatever f*cking t-shirt they pulled on in the draft just a few weeks ago.
Some of this isn't a complaint. For one, WWE should be credited for keeping pay-per-views relatively trim this year. For another, if you're an attire obsessive it's quite fun seeing wrestlers getting gear made especially for the now-annual occasion. If these seem like rather generous takes on a laboured format, it's because they are and the rest of it is a complaint.
We are into the fifth consecutive year of the brands battling one another on the November show, and are still yet to hear a single motivation for either side to be taking on the other. It provides a creative diversion from the typical angles for a month, but that's typically at the expense of the shows themselves - it's all teams in-fighting and feuds very clearly on hold until the final Big Four show of the year is out of the way.
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Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.