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Best and Worst of Raw - 19th December 2016

Definitely more negatives than positives, in this week's episode of Raw.

Braun Strowman saved this show from being an utter, dismal failure 

With due apologies to Rich Swann, we ask you- can you handle this? We certainly could not! WWE followed up a below-average pay-per-view which mind you, had some really great wrestling, with a really weak episode of Raw. Three hours of a dreadful, awful show! 

To be quite honest, we couldn’t wait for the show to end so that we could see AJ Styles and Dolph Ziggler tear it up on Smackdown, our preferred brand, in less than 24 hours!

There were very few positives on the show, but hey, we are an optimistic bunch at Sportskeeda Wrestling News. It’s time for the Best and Worst of Raw.


#1: Worst: Foley visits the wrong city (and other botches) 

Looks like the chair shots to the head have finally caught up with Foley

Mick Foley hasn’t had the best time on the microphone recently. From losing his teeth live on air, to beating around the bush on the ‘State of the WWE Universe’, his botches have indeed been of the most legendary magnitude.

This week, Raw came to us live from the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. Something that Foley forgot!

Also read: Twitter reacts to the Raw after Roadblock - December 19th, 2016

Mick Foley came out to the ring in support of Santa Claus (don’t ask, just watch the episode) and referred to Columbus, Ohio as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

It took him a while to realise his error and admit his mistake. Jericho and Owens tried their best to cover up the botch with their heelish ways.  But the damage had been done. The babyface General Manager was drowned in a loud chorus of boos.

Another surprising botch this week happened from the otherwise reliable and trustworthy Bayley. The huggable one tried to perform a kip-up and stumbled badly. Following this, she rubbed and rolled her body in a strange manner that made Noam Dar’s creepy heelish lines seem tame in comparison.

Hey, what’s wrestling without botches though? 

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