5 Ups And 3 Downs From Last Night’s WWE SmackDown (Aug 27)


3. The Divas Match Was Too Short

The divas continue to be used in an inconsistent way. Some weeks they are booked in long matches that are good to great and the crowd responds well, but sometimes it just feels like they have made little progress. One of the problems is the way the Bellas are booked as faces one week and then heels the next week like they were booked this week. This week's tag match was booked weird with multiple sequences that looked sloppy and then Charlotte won with a takedown while doing an athletic pinfall. The match was done in about four minutes, which felt way too short for the kind of match they were doing. At least there was a highlight in this match when Naomi offered up this gem while on commentary: "I'm trying to figure out what the Bellas are good at because they're not that good in the ring." There are definitely some people that would agree with that.

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