After each WWE PPV, we ask everyone to rate each match on the show using the star rating system made famous by Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer.
Results are from money in the bankThe annual slope(s) for the case. Below is how what happened in the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 2nd categorizes our little corner of the wrestling grid — and how our subjective grades compare to Meltzer’s.
A lot of people have asked “Why Dave?” which is pretty obvious to me. Love it, hate it or don’t care, the Observer star rating is a proverbial industry standard. No one else is being tracked by Wikipedia and other web outlets. You can’t bet online what other pundits give for big matches.
But to make sure it’s not just about Meltz, we added another fan-voted rating to the mix – this one from Cagematch. This site uses a ten-point scale, so we’ve halved their rating for easier comparison.
This is what it looks like:
Two things worth mentioning. Initially, Meltzer liked the main event a lot more than us.
Second, our Match of the Night poll won immediately after the show wrapped last Saturday night – the Usos & Street Profits match received an unprecedented score from our voters. Since Richie Dimaso and I only dug it up last month, all I can really tell you about is their tag title match money in the bank Received the 4th highest star rating from the Cageside community since we started in 2016 (behind Charlotte Flair/Becky Lynch). development at 4.70 and on John Cena/Kevin Owens royal battle ’17 and Cody Rhodes/Seth Rollins hell in a cell ’22 – both got 4.69).
This helped propel Money in the Bank ’22 into the top echelons of WWE Premium Live Events for the past 12 months. What you can see in our list of all these results from last year money in the bank,
Does Cageside’s community rating match your personal rating? any final thoughts too money in the bank,