John Laurinaitis has been a big heel in recent months for the WWE. Sunday night, he met John Cena at WWE’s Over The Limit pay per view and pulled off an amazing upset, thanks to some help from the recently fired Big Show. Big Show knocked out Cena, which allowed Big Johnny to get the pinfall.
This was possibly the best thing that I have ever seen in my life. The build up to the end had me rolling around in my seat. It was that funny. John Laurinaitis sold everything perfectly and it was one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen in this business. You could not have him lose, because he is the perfect heel authority figure for the company. Without him, there is a void at the top of the company.
John Cena played this perfectly. He toyed with his boss and made it one of the best things I have seen. This was one of the few times they played up a comedy angle and made it look actually half decent. I enjoyed myself the entire time that the match went on. The commentary was perfect and it made everyone look amazing.
They exploited Cena’s bad arm to give John Laurinaitis a chance to get some offense in and the match actually built to a very good finish. I was impressed with how it went and it opens up a lot of ways for this thing to continue on in a logical way. Big Show can return as a heel, which is the right way for this to work.
I am excited to watch Raw on Monday to see how this works out. Knowing creative, they will mess it up but it looks great right now.