By John Canton

Live from Denver, Colorado this is the Raw Deal for episode #1082. Follow me on Twitter @johnreport.

Raw started with Jinder Mahal. Just kidding. It was John Cena. Cena did one of his usual hype promos talking about how dangerous the Elimination Chamber match is. Cena spoke about how the winner of the EC match gets to main event WrestleMania against Batista. He mentioned that a couple of weeks ago, Daniel Bryan beat Randy Orton and then last week John Cena beat Orton too. Zeb Colter and Cesaro walked down to the ring.

Colter said Cesaro will be the next WWE WHC while Cesaro said he beat Orton too. Cesaro said he won't just be the new face of WWE, but the new face of America. Good. I'll move there then. Cena told Cesaro to step up to him, then put him over for beating Orton and said that Cesaro had to face five others in the match too. Cena: "Don't write checks with your mouth that your body can't cash, son."

Sheamus had his chance to interrupt and he barely said anything. Christian interrupted him. He complained about Sheamus hitting him with a Brogue Kick on Smackdown. He said he was going to plant Sheamus with a Killswitch and that will not be an accident.

Randy Orton also showed up with the WWE World Heavyweight Championships on his shoulder. He thanked the Authority for giving him a chance to beat all of them on Sunday. Orton talked trash to everybody in the ring.

Daniel Bryan was the sixth and final man to enter the ring in this promo-fest. The crowd cheered him more than anybody else, which isn't a surprise. Bryan said the fans were doing the talking for him. He said the Elimination Chamber leads to that - points at the WrestleMania sign. He said that at Elimination Chamber there will be an entire arena of people chanting one word: yes. Cue the "yes" chants.

Kane, the Director of Operations, also made his way into the ring as the fans chanted "you sold out" at him. He said The Authority left him in charge. What's the point of referee Brad Maddox, then? Kane put them in matches, so it's Cesaro vs. Cena and Bryan vs. Christian in addition to already announced Orton vs. Sheamus. Bryan vs. Christian is up next.

Analysis: A lot of microphones in play during that segment! I like that they set up a lot of matches. Nobody really stood out in the promo department, but it is telling that Bryan came out last and got the biggest ovation. Both of those are good things to take away from the segment. If Kane's speech means no Triple H or Stephanie then I'm happy with that.

Later on Raw it's Mark Henry vs. Roman Reigns and Wyatt Family vs. Sin Cara and Los Matadores.

Kane went after Daniel Bryan, but Christian decided to attack Bryan from behind. Is this heel Christian? I don't know, but I like him better as a heel. The match didn't officially start as Christian threw Bryan into the steps and they went to break. That entire opening segment took 15 minutes.

(Commercial)

Daniel Bryan vs. Christian

Bryan went for some offense, but Christian nailed him with a shot to the head and he focused on the left arm of Bryan. Christian continued to work on the left arm as the announcers talked about Christian saying he was going to be more aggressive. Bryan went for a half crab, but Christian fought out of it. Christian hit a spinning single arm DDT that was in a Tornado DDT motion. Instead, he just focused on the left arm of Bryan. Bryan was able to send Christian to the floor and then hit a Flying Goat dive to knock out Christian outside the ring. That set up the vintage floor to commercial break five minutes into it.

(Commercial)

Back from break, Bryan made the big comeback with a running clothesline. Bryan hit a series of kicks with the crowd chanting yes and then the roundhouse kick to the head for two. Bryan went for a dive off the top, but Christian got his knees up to counter it and he went after the arm of Bryan again. Bryan hit a running dropkick in the corner. Christian came back with his boots up and then a back elbow off the middle rope. Bryan wanted the Yes Lock, but couldn't lock it in. They got back to their feet, made some counters and  Bryan rolled up Christian using his feet. That was enough to keep Christian down for the three count. Bryan wins after 11 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Daniel Bryan

Analysis: **1/2 Good match with Christian on the offensive for the majority of it. Bryan did a good job of fighting back. I liked the psychology of Christian working on the arm the entire time which meant that Bryan was unable to apply the Yes Lock. If they had a 20 minute match it would be amazing. For 11 minutes it was solid wrestling action.

Post match, Kane said Bryan had one more match tonight against...me. The "me" is Kane in this instance.

Kane vs. Daniel Bryan

Kane gave Bryan a boot to knock him down, Bryan rolled out to the floor and that led to another commercial break.

(Commercial)

Back from break, Kane was wrestling in a tank top white shirt and dress pants. He was in control of the action with a suplex on Bryan. JBL said the match was a big match, so he was excited about it. Cole and Lawler were mad that Kane unfairly made another match. Kane threw Bryan into the turnbuckle shoulder first. Bryan drove Kane neck first along the top rope and then hit a missile dropkick as the crowd started the "yes" chants. Bryan hit some kicks, but Kane drove him over the top to the floor. Kane threw Bryan shoulder first into the barricade. Kane pulled on Bryan's arm against the steel post. The ref Charles Robinson told him to break it. It got past the five count and Kane wouldn't stop, so Robinson rang the bell for the DQ. The match went 7 minutes.

Winner by DQ: Daniel Bryan

Kane continued to attack Bryan outside the ring by focusing on the left shoulder. When it was over, he went on the microphone and said that he knew he was disqualified. He didn't seem to care as he looked pleased with his work.

Analysis: *1/2 The match was basically Kane going after the left arm of Bryan the whole time. Bryan did a great job of selling the left shoulder injury for about 20 minutes during his two matches. It makes him vulnerable going into the Elimination Chamber.

The lovely Renee Young interviewed The Shield backstage. She wanted to talk to Roman Reigns, but Dean Ambrose cut her off. He said he beat Mark Henry last week while Reigns pointed out that Dean lost. Roman said he can do better. Seth Rollins said they were always on the same page and that they were born and bred for war. Ambrose said the Wyatt Family is an illusion because The Shield is real. Reigns said they don't back down. "Believe that. And believe in The Shield."

The announcers mentioned that it's The Shield vs. The Wyatt Family at Elimination Chamber. That should be fun.

(Commercial)

Fandango was in the ring dancing with Summer Rae. Santino's music hit and I groaned because it meant this feud was continuing. There were clips of Emma on NXT while mentioning it was coming on WWE Network.  It's been on Canadian TV for years. I'm a fan of the show.

Fandango (w/Summer Rae) vs. Santino (w/Emma)

Santino did his speed walking thing after getting thrown into the ropes. Santino made his comeback with the hip toss as well as the headbutt. Cobra Time for Santino popped the crowd. Summer Rae jumped on the apron so Emma put her on her shoulders and gave her a spin. Santino played with her hair. Emma played with his suspenders. They wanted to kiss, but Fandango hit a dropkick. Fandango capitalized with a Jackhammer for win after 3 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Fandango

Analysis: * It was a comedy match. Hopefully this feud is over now. No legdrop finisher for Fandango? Maybe a smart move since it's a painful move on the legs and hips.

Mark Henry was walking backstage. Renee Young asked for his thoughts. Henry said he should have won the US Title last week. Tonight it's not about titles. It's about inducting somebody in the Hall of Pain because "that's what I do." It sure is.

The Shield made their entrance through the crowd.

(Commercial)

It's wig splitting time as Mark Henry made his entrance.

Mark Henry vs. Roman Reigns (w/Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins)

Reigns hit a nice Samoan Drop early on. The announcers were shocked that Reigns could do that. Lawler is always shocked by power moves. Henry did the JYD headbutt. Love that. Reigns booted Henry down and set up for the Superman Punch as the camera focused in on his face. They love that spot. Reigns connected with the Superman Punch. Spear by Reigns. That's it after two minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Roman Reigns

Analysis: * A two minute win by Reigns to prove he's the superior man in The Shield. Mark Henry as a babyface is in the role of the veteran performer that puts over heels for the most part.

Rollins was celebrating while Ambrose assaulted Henry with kicks. Reigns wondered what he was doing. Ambrose was jealous, so they jawed at each other.

The lights went out and the Wyatt Family appeared on the screen. Bray sang the "joy down in my heart" song. He spoke about their day of reckoning inching closer. Bray said that when it's over he was going to ask The Shield if all of this is worth it. Harper asked if they were willing to die for this. Bray said if they're not then they've already lost. Reigns grabbed the microphone and told them to come out there to talk that noise. Bray said they were thinking the exact same thing. Rowan, with sheep mask, said into the camera: "Run."

The lights went out again and the Wyatt Family music started to play. The crowd cheered at the anticipation of this moment. The Shield waited in the ring. Lights went back on.

Bray entered the ring first for his side as Reigns stepped up. Ambrose and Rollins also stepped up. Bray signaled for Harper and Rowan to leave. The crowd booed that as The Shield wondered why they left again. End of segment.

Analysis: The anticipation continues to build because just like last week there was no physical altercation here. It's a really slow build to the Elimination Chamber, which makes a lot of sense because it builds up the match that much more. I pick the Wyatt Family to win. It should be an awesome match that likely gets 20 minutes too. It will be fun, that's for sure.

Later on Raw it's Cena vs. Cesaro and Orton vs. Sheamus.

(Commercial)

The Elimination Chamber Kickoff Match is Goldust & Cody Rhodes vs. Ryback & Curtis Axel. In other words, it's not that great.

Backstage, Goldust & Cody Rhodes were playing with some WWE toys. Wade Barrett showed up with some bad news. He kicked the toys off the table. And that was the end of the segment. It's called WWE Stackdown in case you care.

Analysis: Did that segment really happen? Yes it did.

Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Colter) vs. Kofi Kingston

Swagger is #1 contender to the IC Title. They were in the ring as the match began. Swagger hit a back suplex variation for two. Fans didn't care about this, so they chanted for "JBL" and the announcers didn't care. A small "CM Punk" chant started too. Swagger Bomb by Swagger for two. Kingston with a missile dropkick off the middle ropes. Two minutes into a match and they were selling like it was 20 minutes. Kingston hit chops as well as a dropkick. Kingston hit some more moves and got a two count. SOS by Kingston got a two count as Swagger got his foot on the bottom rope. Ref noticed at the last second. Kingston with a cross body block off the top rope. Swagger quickly recovered with a Patriot Lock. That led to the tapout win after 4 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Jack Swagger

Analysis: *1/4 It was solid for the time given. They were going all out right from the beginning, so it was obvious it was going to be short. Like usual in a match like this, the guy that has a PPV match (Swagger) beat the guy that didn't. It's typical WWE booking before a PPV.

Following the match, Big E (no longer Langston) went down to the ring for a staredown. Swagger left the ring. They're facing off at Elimination Chamber for Big E's IC Title. Big E is in a match up next.

(Commercial)

Big E vs. Drew McIntyre & Jinder Mahal

Colter was doing a promo while the match was going on. He said Swagger was going to beat Big E like Seattle beat Denver in the Super Bowl. Huge heat for that. Big E sent McIntyre to the floor and hit some back breakers on Mahal. McIntyre hit a dropkick to get the advantage for their team. Colter kept talking as Mahal and McIntyre got a two count after a suplex. Both guys were in the ring at the same time against Big E. Back body drop by Big E on Mahal and he sent McIntyre to the floor. Clotheslines by Big E on Mahal then a belly to belly suplex. Belly to belly on McIntyre too. Big "JOBBER" sign in the crowd. Big E hit a splash on both guys. Overhead belly to belly on Mahal that sent him into McIntyre. Big Ending to Mahal. Then Big Ending to McIntyre. Big E covered for the win after 4 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Big E

Analysis: *1/2 It was the second straight short match that saw the guy with a PPV match beat people that are not on the PPV. Like I said in the last match, typical of the go home Raw.

Post match, Big E said he hopes there are diapers that are Zeb's size because after Sunday, Zeb's mouth won't be the only thing full of crap. Good line, writing team.

There was an Alexander Rusev backstage promo with Lana. Lana said he wasn't there to make friends and that he will make history. He said his name. That was it.

Wyatt Family vs. Sin Cara & Los Matadores later.

(Commercial)

There was a video about WWE Hall of Famer Ron Simmons for Black History Month. Great video as usual. Damn! JBL said he loved his buddy Ron as Cole & Lawler also talked about Elimination Chamber by mentioning the main event of the PPV.

There was a video package about the Elimination Chamber. They really put voiceover guy to work as he talked about different scenarios that can happen inside a Chamber match. The video focused on Orton, Cena, Bryan, Cesaro, Sheamus & Christian. There's only one thing for sure and that's that the winner gets to walk into WrestleMania as the WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

John Cena was interviewed by Renee Young backstage. He mentioned how the WWE roster is filled with young WWE superstars. He said they had to go through him to prove themselves. He said Sunday is Elimination Chamber and Cesaro has a chance to prove himself.

Analysis: Typical Cena promo as the hype man. Not as intense as usual. It was fine, though.

John Cena made his entrance for the match against Cesaro.

(Commercial)

The announcers plugged Steve Austin's podcast on Podcast One with John Cena as guest. Austin has great podcasts. I listen to them all the time. Check them out if you don't do so already. The same can be said about Chris Jericho's podcasts as well.

Cesaro made his entrance with Swagger & Colter with him. I almost typed Antonio there. Have to remember to eliminate his last name.

John Cena vs. Cesaro (w/Zeb Colter & Jack Swagger)

Slow start to the match, which usually means it will be a 15-20 match. Cesaro with a backbreaker for two. There were plenty of dueling Cena chants early on. Cesaro sent Cena outside the ring and then threw him into the barricade. Back to a chinlock in the ring for Cesaro and then he drove Cena's neck into the top rope to stun him. Elbow off the middle ropes by Cesaro for two. Cena has "never give up" on his arm bands so I don't think he's going to give up...ever. Just to let ya know. Cena hit his full nelson into a neckbreaker for two. Lawler usually says he hasn't seen that move even though Cena has done it regularly since October. Cesaro came back by whipping Cena into the turnbuckle and then a dropkick sent Cena to the floor. There's another floor to commercial break.

Analysis: This show might set the record for vintage floor to commercial breaks.

(Commercial)

Back from break, Cesaro hit a fallaway slam and he did a bridging pin just because he's so awesome. Cena tried to get some offense in only for Cesaro to come back with a clothesline. Cena with the shoulder tackles and then spinning suplex, but no Cesaro countered it. He wanted the swing, but Cena tried to counter that into the STF. Cesaro hit a gutwrench suplex for two. Cena hit the spinning suplex, then the Five Knuckle Shuffle and he wanted the AA, but Cesaro countered by tossing him into the air and hitting the uppercut. Love that spot. Even better seeing it against Cesaro.  Cesaro went for the swing, but Cesaro was able to pull himself up for a DDT that connected for two. Cena went to the top only for Cesaro to counter with a hard uppercut that set Cena to the floor. Cena was standing on the apron, so Cesaro climbed to the top and gave him a suplex back into the ring. Amazing strength there. Cesaro was finally able to hit the Cesaro Swing as the crowd chanting along with it. It was about 12 spins and that was enough for a two count. Cesaro wanted the Neutralizer, but Cena fought out of it and wanted the AA. Cesaro countered that with a boot to the face. Cena hit a clothesline. With Cesaro on the ground, Cena picked him up, put him on his shoulders and hit the Attitude Adjustment for the win after 19 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: John Cena

Analysis: **** It's four out of five stars. One of the best matches of the year so far. That was an excellent match that was given 20 minutes with Cesaro on offense of the majority of it. It was great seeing all the big Cesaro spots against Cena because we haven't seen it before. I don't really mind the Cesaro loss. Cena's not going to win in the Chamber anyway since Bray Wyatt is likely going to interfere in some way. It was great to see Cesaro get so much offense as well as the way he was made to look like he was on Cena's level. The fact that Cesaro was able to hang with a top guy for 20 minutes shows that he belongs. That's the kind of thing that is encouraging to see for the long term future of WWE. He's a tremendous talent with amazing gifts especially in the power department. When they have a match again whether it's randomly on TV or in an actual feud people are going to get excited for it because they'll remember this match. That was a lot of fun to watch. This show really needed it because it dragged for the last hour. That match picked up the crowd and the show.

Post match, the crowd was appreciative of the great match they just saw.

Orton vs. Sheamus coming up later.

(Commercial)

Backstage, Orton thanked Triple H for believing in him. Hunter brought up Orton's recent losses. Orton said he appreciated what they did in the past and what they will do in the future. Orton was talking about how he couldn't imagine Batista as the face of WWE. That led to Batista walking up to Orton. Batista said Orton isn't the face of WWE - he's the ass. Orton left. Alberto Del Rio showed up with a neckbrace from getting his ass kicked last week. He said this Sunday he'll be there to make Batista pay for what he did. Del Rio said he was going to break Batista's arms and rip them off. Batista shoved him and then he left.

Analysis: That segment was done because they're doing Orton vs. Batista at WrestleMania. If you think otherwise you haven't watched enough WWE in your life. I sure hope Daniel Bryan is involved somehow, but I don't know how that is going to happen or if it will.

Backstage, Renee Young announced Titus O'Neil versus Darren Young has been added to Elimination Chamber. On Smackdown, O'Neil attacked Young after he beat Sandow (poor Sandow) and they brawled with Young in advantage. O'Neil walked into the screen to do the interview himself. He said he came there to be a champion, so he spelled it as T-I-T-U-S. That's incorrect. O'Neil said, after some yelling, that the locker room is going to witness the rise of Titus O'Neil. He congratulated her on a great interview even though she barely spoke. Heels lie.

Analysis: Good promo by O'Neil. He's a solid talker. His in-ring work is just okay, but at least they're getting behind somebody new. Still think a guy like Sandow is lost in the shuffle when he should have a bigger role.  

Los Matadores and El Torito entered for a match.

(Commercial)

Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper & Erick Rowan vs. Los Matadores & Sin Cara

It's interesting to note that the Wyatt Family is on the side of the ring where the face team usually is. That doesn't mean they're going face. It's just different from the norm. Wyatt Family isolated one of the dudes in their corner - I think it was Diego. Kick to the head created space as Sin Cara received the hot tag. Cross body block off the middle rope, then a headscissors and a back elbow for two. Rowan made the save. Torito hit a dive on Rowan on the floor, but he was caught and Los Matadores hit dives to take out Rowan. Sin Cara for two on a rollup and then a headscissors. Kick to the face by Sin Cara, but Harper avoided the Senton Bomb and hit his spinning clothesline. Wyatt tagged in, did his upside down corner pose and Sister Abigail finishes it for the win after 5 minutes.

Winners by pinfall: Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper & Erick Rowan

Analysis: *1/2 Clean win after five minutes as it should have been. It was just another match where the winning team has a PPV match while the other team has no role in the show. These go home PPV shows are the easiest to predict.

Orton vs. Sheamus coming up soon.

(Commercial)

The tag team champions New Age Outlaws were in the ring to do their intro. Road Dogg did a great job like usual. At Elimination Chamber it's the New Age Outlaws versus The Usos for the tag titles.

Jey Uso vs. Billy Gunn

Jimmy Uso and Road Dogg were on commentary. Billy hit a clothesline as Jimmy told Road Dogg that they grew up watching them. Cole referred to Road Dogg as Brian (his real name) at one point. Not a big deal, but I noticed. There was a "JTG" sign in the crowd. The match really didn't get anywhere, but then at the three minute mark Jey was able to get a rollup for the win. I was actually looking away at the time, so I missed the finish. The replay showed Gunn miss the Fameasser leading to the Jey rollup. The match went only 3 minutes.

Winner by pinfall: Jey Uso

Post match, Jimmy hit a dive over the top rope to take out Gunn and Dogg outside the ring.

Analysis: 1/2* There was really nothing to the match. It was so short. The commentary was better than the match for the most part. The Jey Uso win likely means that they are not winning the tag titles. I didn't expect them to get the win on Sunday anyway. It's more likely that it will be a cheap win or some kind of DQ finish leading to another match at WrestleMania where The Usos will get the titles there. Better to do the tag title change at WrestleMania.

In the locker room, Sheamus was interviewed by Byron Saxton. Sheamus really didn't say much at all except that he was ready for Orton.

(Commercial)

There was a replay from Smackdown when Sheamus accidentally gave Christian a Brogue Kick during their six man tag match. Sheamus vs. Christian on Smackdown this week.

Randy Orton entered first. It's the third straight week where Orton is main eventing a non-title match. Sheamus entered last. Remember their match the night after WrestleMania last year when the fans didn't care at all and they chanted a bunch of random things? This Denver crowd is not the same thing.

Randy Orton vs. Sheamus

There was a "CM Punk" chant early and Orton did a lot of stalling. Sheamus hit a suplex, which led to Orton rolling outside the ring to take a break. Orton was able to trip Sheamus up on the apron and then slammed him into the ring post. It's another floor to commercial break three minutes into the this match.

Analysis: I swear this show might have the record for most floor to commercial spots. This is important to me. Not really.

(Commercial)

Back from break, Sheamus hit a clothesline to send Orton outside the ring. Cole said that Raw has been incredible tonight. I don't agree aside from Cena/Cesaro. Outside the ring, Orton whipped Sheamus into the steel steps. In the ring, Sheamus hit a shoulder block off the top rope. They fought outside the ring, which led to Orton giving Sheamus a back suplex onto the announce table, which broke it. That was one of the softest moves that crashed the announce table in WWE history. He was barely laying on it when it broke. The fans chanted "holy shit" for it even though it wasn't even that big of a spot. Easy to please, I guess. Back in the ring, Sheamus fired up with his usual offense until Orton countered with a snap powerslam for two. Sheamus fought off the DDT to hit the 10 forearm shots with Orton on the apron. Back in the ring, Orton hit the backbreaker. Orton hit the DDT off the ropes. Orton wanted the RKO, but Sheamus blocked it and hit his backbreaker three times in a row. He set up for the Brogue Kick when suddenly the Shield showed up for an attack. Match went about 14 minutes.

Winner by DQ: Sheamus

Analysis: **1/2 It felt like a house show match where they were going through the motions for the majority of it. They did some nice counter moves, but it was so obvious every time they did them. It felt like a match we've seen too many times before. At least Orton didn't get pinned again. It hurt him too much to get pinned that many times. The Shield saving Orton was a bit random, but they can play it off like Triple H was the one that sent them out there to keep Orton fresh for Sunday.

John Cena saved Sheamus from The Shield. Cesaro showed up, so did Daniel Bryan and Christian. The Wyatt Family's music took over the arena. Lights went out. When they came back on, they started brawling with The Shield.

Everybody started brawling as Raw went off the air like that. The wild brawl only took about one minute when the show ended.

Analysis: It's a shame that the brawl didn't last longer. It would have been better if it did. With the way it ended, they left the show with a lot of uncertainty. At least we got to see a bit of a brawl between The Wyatt Family and The Shield. It really wasn't much, though.

We'll have a preview up on the weekend (most likely Saturday), but I can tell you right now that I'm likely picking Orton and Wyatt Family in their matches.

 

Three Stars of the Show

1. Cesaro

2. John Cena

3. Daniel Bryan

 

The Scoreboard

6 out of 10

Last week: 6.5

2014 Average: 6.36

2014 High: 8 (January 13)

2014 Low: 5 (February 3)

Last 5 Weeks: 6.5, 5, 6.5, 6, 8

 

Final Thoughts

I'm giving it a 6 out of 10.

The highlight of the show was easily the Cena/Cesaro match. They had a hard hitting, exciting match that was given 20 minutes with a clean ending. I know people will groan about Cena winning, but I don't mind it because Cesaro looked great throughout the match.

Daniel Bryan was on the show in the early part of Raw, but we didn't see enough of him. It's the second straight week where he wasn't in the main event. Showing up to brawl at the very end really isn't enough of him for my liking.

There was barely any build to Batista vs. Del Rio, which is surprising to me because I felt like they needed one more hot segment at least. Their match on Sunday could suffer due to the lack of build going into it.

It was the second straight week with a standoff between The Wyatt Family and The Shield. I have no problem with them not brawling when it was just them in the ring. Save it for Sunday. Crowd is ready for it. The brawl at the end doesn't really count since there were others involved too.

No divas segment likely means no divas match on Sunday. There was some Emma/Summer Rae interaction, but that's not for the Divas Title that AJ Lee holds and rarely defends.

I like that they have built to some of the other Elimination Chamber matches and actually gave some promo or match time to them. Big E vs. Swagger should be okay although Big E winning is obvious. O'Neil/Young will suffer from the lack of build especially because they have barely done anything on Raw.

These Raw shows that are six days before a PPV are always very predictable with decisive wins for the talents that are on the PPV going over those that are not on. This show was no different.

Next week's Raw should be huge with Brock Lesnar back while The Undertaker and Hulk Hogan are also expected.

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