I did not watch the Night Of Champions PPV. I instead sat through the horrific football game in which my San Francisco 49ers were dropped on their collective heads by the Seattle Seahawks. But I still think it was the right call. Night Of Champions had a sniff of unimportance and if there was a passable show, it was going to be this one. And based on the feedback, it doesn’t sound like my perception was incorrect.
Tonight’s show was really good in getting the main storyline over, but it does feel a little bit like the storyline is standing still, or maybe advancing at a snail’s like pace. That’s either going to be a really good thing, or they’re going to miss the boat. We’ll have to see.
Daniel Bryan is stripped of his WWE Championship
Right at the top of the show, Triple H stripped Daniel Bryan of his WWE Championship because of a fast-count by referee Scott Armstrong. The way it was painted early on was that Armstrong and Triple H set up the situation as a fool proof plan to keep the belt off Bryan. Armstrong was called out and he whispered to Bryan in front of HHH, “They got us Daniel.” HHH was trying to paint Bryan as the cheater. Continue reading