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Sheamus vs. Shorty G and Apollo Crews

Smackdown February 14: Smackdown Championship Match

Gable and Crews attacked Sheamus before the bell and took the early advantage. Sheamus caught Shorty with a clothesline and then several overhead strikes. Shorty managed to tag out to Apollo and then Shorty caught a blind tag sending Sheamus to the outside. Apollo hit a moonsault off the apron, Shorty hit a missile dropkick in the ring, and then Apollo got a standing shooting star press.

Sheamus turned things around as he hit a brogue kick to knock shorty off the apron and then another to Apollo for the pinfall victory.

Match Ratings

Six dimensions combine to make up the overall rating. Matches score ratings of 1-10 only if the match lasts for a minimum of 5 minutes.

  1. Match Quality– Was the match well wrestled or sloppy?
  2. Audience Engagement– Did the live audience care about the match?
  3. Competitiveness– Was the match competitive or one-sided?
  4. Stakes – Did the match matter?
  5. Finish– Did the match end in a satisfying manner?
  6. Performance: (1) Poor (2) Below Average (3) Average (4) Above Average (5) Excellent
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