The hype behind WWE's Super Showdown made it seemed like it was gonna be the best Pay-Per-View of the month. With matches including Triple H vs. Undertaker, AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe, and Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair, it was looking to be a pretty decent event but quickly showed shades of RAW as it faded by the third hour.
Some matches kept the crowd on their feet, others were just a waste of time. With that said, here are the best three matches from the PPV.
Cedrick Alexander Vs. Buddy Murphy
The battle for the Cruiserweight title got underway with Murphy out of the gate hitting Alexander with a knee that echoed through the arena. This was the sign that the match was going to include to fun moments.
Throughout the match, an exchange of over the top rope flips and near finishers made it look like Murphy was not going to pick up the victory until he kicked out of the lumbar check. Murphy, with hometown momentum, came back and hit Alexander with the pump handle death valley driver and won the title.
Cruiserweight matches guarantee some high-risk, fast-paced action which makes them so much more entertaining to watch.
The Shield Vs. The Dogs of War
The overall focus of the match was on Dean Ambrose and if he was going to turn heel. After an inadvertent superman punch from Roman Reigns, the crowd was waiting for him to blow a fuse on his Shield brothers.
Midway through the match, Braun Strowman, Drew McIntyre, and Dolph Ziggler surrounded the ring with Ambrose on the other side surrounding Reigns and Seth Rollins. Instead of attacking his teammates, he dropkicked Strowman off the apron and followed it with a suicide dive to take out the big man.
The man who was thought to turn heel picks up the victory with dirty deeds to Ziggler. All three did their signature pose to solidify the win.
Becky Lynch Vs. Charlotte Flair
The feud between these former BFFs has gotten more aggressive over the past few weeks with Lynch attacking Flair every chance she got. In the go home show on last Tuesday's Smackdown, Flair got her revenge by throwing Lynch into her mock Super Showdown poster.
During the match, the argument over who's better between the two was what fueled the matchup even further with back and forth attacks on each other. After hitting Flair with the Smackdown Women's Championship, escaping the Figure 8, Lynch grabbed her title and tried to leave before being stopped by Flair who won via disqualification.
The two continued to fight post-match, but it was Lynch who walked out of the arena still standing following a Becksploder to Flair on the outside of the ring.
The two will have their rematch for the title on SD Live this Tuesday.
Rest of the show
These three matches stood out because of the story behind them. They also have cliffhangers as to who will be victorious following their upcoming rematches.
The rest of the show wasn't as great with John Cena picking up a win in his match after only being in for a little over a minute, Daniel Bryan and The Miz only lasted two minutes despite their ongoing feud, and Triple H vs. Undertaker just showed us these guys aren't as young as they used to be.
The overall grade for the show would be a C+. Next, the brand will try to shift the hype back to its women's Pay-Per-View "Evolution." If you haven't watched Super Showdown, its available on the WWE Network on Demand. If you're waiting to see what's next for these superstars watch RAW and Smackdown Live this week on USA Network.