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5 Biggest Missed Opportunities From WWE The Horror Show At Extreme Rules

A horrifyingly vague evening...

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WWE's the Horror Show at Extreme Rules was an unusual creation. It boasted a cumbersome title, no doubt, but it was a strange concept that promised to wield intriguing results if handled correctly. The actual result, however, was just really, really bizarre.

Another event that understandably emanated from the company's Performance Center, the-powers-that-be once again came up with more unique and creative ways to make the audience-less show entertaining for the fans watching at home. Those very intentions resulted in an ambitious event that saw Seth Rollins battle recent rival Rey Mysterio in the illogical Eye For An Eye match and Braun Strowman take on Bray Wyatt in a cinematic Wyatt Swamp Fight.

But there was more to Extreme Rules than its weird headlining double act, as Sasha Banks and Asuka stole the damn show with a near-perfect Raw Women's Championship bout and Drew McIntyre defended his WWE Championship against old friend-turned-enemy Dolph Ziggler in a mostly solid match. And yet even the good had its drawbacks as a number of bad booking decisions undercut the event's real shot at greatness, leaving fans thinking about what could have been...

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Michael Patterson is an experienced writer with an affinity for all things film and TV. He may or may not have spent his childhood obsessing over WWE.