our trip to London’s Wembley Arena

Two years after the last tour abroad, WWE Superstars have returned to ignite the British public with an adrenaline-fueled week of live events.. In Pop Culture we had the opportunity to attend the SuperShow on November 7, held at London’s historic Wembley Arena, which featured stars from Raw, SmackDown and NXT 2.0. Let’s take a closer look at what was indeed an evening of pure entertainment.

WWE’s great return to London

The act opened with a warm greeting from Byron Saxton to the London public that filled all the stands of Wembley Arena. Concrete testimony of how, despite the pandemic, there was great expectation from fans to see WWE’s most beloved stars live.

Clashing in the first match in a match valid for the Intercontinental Championship were Shinsuke Nakamura and Jinder Mahal. As you might imagine, the Japanese superstar was literally praised by the fans in attendance and took home victory in the patented Kinshasa.

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The second match of the night was the best of the entire show.. Damian Priest, Champion of the United States, defended the title from the onslaught of Finn Balor, Seth Rollins and Kevin Owens in a stirring Fatal 4 Way. At the end of the match, Priest and Balor exchanged a handshake as a sign of mutual respect.

WWE super show

The WWE SuperShow was the stage indicated to show the athletic abilities of Bron Breakker, son of Rick Steiner and grandson of Scott Steiner. Despite the defeat, the young star of NXT 2.0 has once again shown that he can stand up to a veteran of the caliber of Tommaso Ciampa (which we were able to interview before the show).

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WWE women’s division sets fire to London

Crowd for Becky Lynch. Despite now being in the ranks of the “heel”, the Raw Women’s Champion was very well received by the public, managing to defeat Bianca Belair and Doudrop in a Triple Threat Match.

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The SmackDown women’s division also put on a show. Charlotte Flair, with her usual triumphal entry as queen, has retained the title against the onslaught of Sasha Banks.

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The great alchemy of RK-Bro

The odd couple formed by Randy Orton and Riddle quickly became one of the most popular in all of WWE. Riddle’s bizarre attitude (you can read our interview here) mixed with Orton’s experience has created a tag team much loved by the public. The two defended the duo titles from attacking Street Profits and former champions Bobby Roode and Dolph Ziggler.

Enigma

The main event saw clash the current WWE Champion Big E and the challenger Bobby Lashley in a Street Fight Match. Various blunt objects were brought into play, including chairs, kendo sticks, and tables. The winner was the New Day member with the licensed Big Ending after a powerful Lashley crash on a table in the corner of the ring.

Big E then took the microphone to thank the public for the support shown towards him, declaring himself proud to be back in London, this time with the highest title of his life.

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The magic of sports-entertainment

Although it was a simple live event, the emotions that come with attending a live WWE show are indisputable. The emotional connection that is created between the fans and the superstars is the focal point of this sport-entertainment, unfortunately many times abused and misunderstood. The hope is that the Stamford Company can return to Italy with great fanfare in the not-too-distant future, regaining its share of the public.

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