WWE Raw 5 Takeaways: Sasha Banks does all the work again

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Sasha Banks does all the work again

The Boss’N’Hug Connection defended the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships against Peyton Royce and Billie Kay, the IIconics, on this week’s episode of WWE Raw. Sasha Banks and Bayley emerged victorious, with Banks picking up yet another victory. She had defeated Nikki Cross in singles competition on Friday Night SmackDown.

When the match started, Bayley, once again, threw Banks under the bus, using her to her gain. She shoved Banks into the ring to force her to start the match against her own wishes, showing that there’s a power imbalance in their tag team relationship – and friendship – with Bayley’s SmackDown Women’s Championship looming large.

Banks continues to do most of the work in this tag team and win matches Bayley either puts her in or asks her to carry more of the burden. Meanwhile, Bayley continues to do most of the talking…

Apollo Crews doesn’t need help

Apollo Crews has been excellent as the United States Champion thus far, and he picked up a dominant victory over Shelton Benjamin in spite of the spiteful MVP’s aid for a fellow legend of the wrestling business.

This latest win for Crews makes him an even stronger mid-card champion on WWE Raw, and he clearly doesn’t need any help. The manipulative MVP tried to convince Apollo to enlist himself, as MVP is trying to use others to further his own success as a manager. MVP has legitimately helped Bobby Lashley and been an asset for him, but Crews, as he declared with both his words and actions, doesn’t need MVP’s somewhat dubious assistance.

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