6 Ups & 4 Downs From WWE SmackDown (21 Feb)

Spear, Jackhammer...lose?

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Unlike two weeks ago when he appeared via satellite, big Bill Goldberg was actually in person for Friday's episode of SmackDown, and he came to send a message to Bray Wyatt before Super ShowDown. Some might be relieved to hear that Wyatt's 'Fiend' wasn't the only one the former WCW star sent a personal message to.

Telegraph booking, anyone?

This is a vital time for Bray. He badly needs to look good before WrestleMania 36; both his character and probably Roman Reigns (it's happening, let's be real about it) need to be handled with care heading into Tampa. What happened on SmackDown might be a sign that WWE know this, and that they're willing to play ball with the idea that 'Fiend' vs. Roman is their top program.

This was an ever-so-slightly better show than last week's Valentine's Day special. There was way more actual wrestling for a start (three lengthy matches and a squash as opposed to two mid-length matches and a squash), and two of the promo segments rescued some otherwise horrible dialogue. When these skits felt throwaway, they were seriously bad...

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