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 Twitter Reacts to a Decent Stomping Grounds Pay-per-view

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497   //    24 Jun 2019, 13:00 IST

Ricochet winning the United States Championship
Ricochet winning the United States Championship

WWE held its June pay-per-view called Stomping Grounds on the 23rd of the month at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. Most of the fans were skeptical about the event while the card was shaping up due to its lackluster build-up and half baked storylines. WWE was finding it hard to sell the tickets, as the fans have had enough with the company's lack of creativity and they were already looking for the alternative options to keep them occupied on Sunday.

The show itself was decent and managed to live up to the expectations. The WWE Championship match was everything that you expect from two veterans of pro-wrestling, and the United States Championship provided the feel-good moment by giving the championship to Ricochet after a gruesome encounter.

New Day vs Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn gave the much-needed win to the latter team, the Cruiserweight triple threat match again showcased why they need to be in the main card consistently, and Bayley proved to one and all that she is now completely different from her 2017 version.

But, the show was not free from the usual WWE shenanigans and continuity errors. The Raw Women's Championship match showed the lack of top heels in the roster right now, and it became even worse when Becky Lynch decided to become John Cena all of a sudden and started calling-out her spots for the audience to hear. Roman Reigns vs Drew McIntyre could have been a decent affair, but the unnecessary involvement of Shane McMahon just ruined the whole thing and that loss will really hurt Drew McIntyre in coming weeks.

The show was still going fine till the main event, but that Universal Championship was the final nail in the coffin. The writers had one thing in their hand that people were actually excited to see at the pay-per-view. Rumors were flying high throughout the week about who could be the special guest referee. The speculations were ranging from Paul Heyman to Brock Heyman to Vince McMahon, but at the end, we got Lacey Evans.

From there, it was just too predictable. Lacey, being the heel referee, was doing everything in her power to make Seth Rollins lose. But Becky Lynch came at the end to save the day and took Lacey out of the equation to help Seth to retain his title. By the way, if you didn't know that Seth and Becky were dating before, you certainly will after watching the show.

As usual, Twitter was active throughout the show and made sure that their voices were heard and their opinions would matter.

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