4 Ups & 4 Downs From WWE SmackDown (Sept 29 - Results & Review)


4. This Was Filler

Paul Heyman Jimmy Uso Solo Sikoa The Bloodline

Things are wobbling just a wee bit on The Bloodline front, eh? One thing has become clearer with each passing week: Roman Reigns and Jey Uso are/were the most important members, and nobody else has much of worth to say when neither is around. That's why SmackDown's opening segment tanked.

If the assignment was to build excitement for John Cena's imminent arrival with the live crowd, then Paul Heyman, Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa failed. They were sent out to talk for 10 minutes or so about stuff people have already seen, and it was a blatant time-killing exercise that went nowhere.


Heyman is one of the best promos in the business, but he wasn't given a chance here. Uso wasn't either - he's dancing awkwardly on a line between serious arse kicker and Dominik Mysterio-style goof. It doesn't really work for the guy, but hopefully things take an upturn soon.


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