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While it was a good show overall, it certainly showed us that the honeymoon phase is over, and they have a lot of work to do to make sure that they stay on top.
The event streams live and free on the Bleacher Report Live streaming service, so no need to shell out 50 bucks this time!
While there were a few flaws, they weren’t glaring and were made up by the amazing in ring action and storytelling.