5/23 WWE in Strasbourg, France results: WWE Hall of Famer makes a special appearance as ring announcer, Paige vs. Natalya vs. Tamina for the Divas' Championship, The Miz is back


prowrestling.net
MEMBERSHIP INFO | LOG-IN | CONTACT US | SUBMIT NEWS | ABOUT US
Insider News • Live TV & PPV Coverage • Hitlists • Results • Blogs

HOME | WWE NEWS | TNA NEWS | MMA NEWS | ALL NEWS | TV & PPV | ARENA REPORTS | VIEWPOINTS | PRODUCT REVIEWS | AWARDS



Dot Net App
GOT AN IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD TOUCH, SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB, OR ANDROID PHONE?

THEN BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD OUR NEW FREE APP
(or SEARCH "pro wrestling" in App Store or Android Marketplace)

Dot Net Podcast
CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO DOT NET FREE PODCAST IN ITUNES OR CLICK HERE FOR LISTING OF LATEST SHOWS

WWE Live Events


5/23 WWE in Strasbourg, France results: WWE Hall of Famer makes a special appearance as ring announcer, Paige vs. Natalya vs. Tamina for the Divas' Championship, The Miz is back
2014-05-24 10:48:32


WWE Live Event
Strasbourg, France
Report by Dot Net reader Sebastien Staudt

1. Cody Rhodes, Goldust, Rob Van Dam, and The Miz defeated Jack Swagger, Titus O'Neil, Justin Gabriel, and Tyson Kidd in an eight-man tag. A fun match. O'Neil got a lot of heat and every babyface in the match was over, even Miz who received some loud chants.

2. Rusev (w/Lana) beat Zack Ryder. A squash match that went longer than it needed to. Lana is hot. The Putin stuff sucks yet generates heat.

3. Page beat Tamina and Natalya in a Triple Threat to retain the WWE Divas Championship. Better than average Divas match with some solid sequences. Natalya was the most over of the three (perhaps because it was the 15th anniversary of the death of Owen Hart and the fans planned some tributes), but Paige got a decent reaction.

4. Big Show beat Kane in a Last Man Standing match. A slow match but with the use of weapons it wasn't that bad. I don't think I would like this match if I saw it on television. Show and Kane were respected by the crowd. After the match, Kane attacked the referee, so Brad Maddox came out and was chokeslammed too.

5. Santino Marella and Emma beat Fandango and Layla. The match started as a dance off and became a tag match. The comedy from Santino and Emma worked and the match received a very good reaction. Even Emma's silliness worked.

6. Bad News Barrett beat Big E to retain the Intercontinental Title. The special Ring announcer was Pat Patterson, who introduced the match in French (he is from Québec, Canada) and said that Barrett was "con" (which basically means shit-ass). Many "con" chants in the arena. A solid match with a great Barrett and a good Big E.

7. The Shield beat Randy Orton, Ryback, and Curtis Axel. The Shield didn't receive a top face reaction, but Orton was over as a babyface. However, as the match progressed, the fans react better and better to the Shield. Rybaxel manage to generate heat.

Notes: It was my eighth WWE Show. It was not the best I have witnessed, but it's always a great moment for European fans to be able to see WWE action live. The crowd wanted to see Daniel Bryan and his absence disappointed many fans. The same arena got 7,000 people back in 2008 and 2009. On this night, we had 3,000 people. If WWE comes back to Strasbourg, I will go back for sure.

RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE:


READ OUR INSIDER NEWS BEFORE ANYONE ELSE! BECOME A MEMBER FOR JUST $7.50 A MONTH (or less with a year-long sub) - GET THE FIRST LOOK AT EXCLUSIVE INSIDER DOT NET NEWS, TONS OF EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CONTENT, MEMBER MESSAGE BOARD ACCESS, START YOUR OWN BLOG, AND VIEW THE SITE WITHOUT ANY ADVERTISING: SIGN ME UP (or MORE INFO)



RELATED ARTICLES FROM MGID AFFILIATE SITES...

From Around the Web


MEMBERSHIP INFO
Become a Dot Net Member right now for $7.50 a month or $66 a year ($5.50 a month avg.). Get exclusive audio, first-look insider news, Forum access, member blogs, more...

CLICK FOR SIGN-UP INFO


The Current Must-Read List
NEW PROWRESTLING.NET ANDROID APP - DOWNLOAD NOW
WWE Hall of Famer's son surprisingly cut by NFL team
02/19 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Undertaker at WrestleMania 32, WWE Smackdown, WWE Fastlane
Gutteridge's Ring of Honor TV Hit List: Young Bucks vs. ACH and Matt Sydal, Silas Young and the Beer City Bruiser vs. Caprice Coleman and Will Ferrara, and the final Round 1 match of the 2016 Top Prospect Tournament
Powell's WWE Smackdown Hit List: Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose vs. The Dudley Boyz, Dolph Ziggler and The Lucha Dragons vs. Sheamus, Rusev, and Alberto Del Rio
2/19 ROH Honor Rising Night 1: Roderick Strong vs. Tomohiro Ishii for the ROH TV Championship, The Briscoes vs. Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson, The Young Bucks and Kenny Omega vs. Katsuyori Shibata, Bobby Fish, and Kyle O'Reilly
Gutteridge's WWE NXT Hit List: Sami Zayn vs. Samoa Joe in a No. 1 Contenders Match, American Alpha, Enzo and Cass vs. Blake, Murphy, Dash and Dawson, and Asuka vs. Deonna Purrazzo
2/18 Dot Net Weekly Audio Show Set List: WWE Fastlane and how it leads to WrestleMania 32, Vincent J McMahon Award, WWE Global Cruiserweight Series, Michelle Beadle
02/18 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell reviewing the latest NXT television show and explaining an easy way that ROH could enhance their television main events
2/17 Moore's Lucha Underground TV Review: Prince Puma vs. Pentagon Jr, Rey Mysterio talks about the history between El Dragon Azteca and the Cuetos, Joey Ryan vs. Cage
ACCESS PREVIOUS MUST-READ ARTICLES

Vote In Our Latest Poll

Is the Vincent J McMahon Award legitimate or part of a storyline?
 
pollcode.com free polls
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS
VOTE IN OR SEE RESULTS OF PREVIOUS POLLS

Dot Net Free Podcasts
02/19 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Undertaker at WrestleMania 32, WWE Smackdown, WWE Fastlane
02/18 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell reviewing the latest NXT television show and explaining an easy way that ROH could enhance their television main events
02/17 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell and Jake Barnett on Brock Lesnar discussing his history of concussions on ESPN, the WWE Global Cruiserweight Series, Wade Barrett and WWE
02/16 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on Brie Bella announcing her retirement plans, Daniel Bryan, Big Show on the Stone Cold Podcast, the WWE Raw Hit List, Michelle Beadle, and WWE Fastlane
02/15 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on John Cena saying it is time to gamble, final WWE Raw before WWE Fastlane, Brock Lesnar at Smackdown, Daniel Bryan, Undertaker
02/12 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Zack Zimmerna's NXT TV review, Jason Powell's thoughts on WWE Smackdown featuring the second AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho match
02/11 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast with Jason Powell on the WWE Network subscriber count, WWE reducing Titus O'Neil's suspension, Vince McMahon on WrestleMania 32
02/10 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Titus O'Neil suspended for grabbing Vince McMahon, CM Punk's back surgery leads to postponement of his UFC debut, and more
02/09 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Jason Powell's WWE Raw Review featuring Daniel Bryan's retirement speech
02/08 Prowrestling.net All Access Daily Podcast - Daniel Bryan announces his retirement, ROH production upgrades and new television possibilities
CLICK FOR FULL LISTING OF ALL PODCASTS

Latest from Our Affiliate Site

_pwtorch.com_
CLICK HERE FOR MORE PWTORCH HEADLINES

© 2008-2012 LAST ROW MEDIA LLC • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- PRIVACY POLICY