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As a matter of full disclosure and before you read any further, I confess to being a big Ozzy Osbourne fan. I still have my ticket stub from the first time I saw Ozzy in concert in 1982 at The Baltimore Civic Center (and the most recent time I saw him live last year at Verizon Center in Washington).

So while Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne's stint as guest hosts on Raw Monday admittedly wasn't great, I always find Ozzy entertaining, and being both an Ozzy fan and a wrestling fan, I thought it was cool to see the two entities cross paths.Sure, Ozzy called Evan Bourne "Evan Braun," a flub that is even funnier since it's so close to his own name, but being clueless and speaking in an unintelligible manner is a big part of Ozzy's shtick (it is a shtick, isn't it?). Plus, the way Bourne has been booked as a jobber as of late, it seems fitting that his name would be mispronounced. It's certainly not as bad as Cowboy Thorton, Kofi Johnston and Summerfest.

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As for the the "Raw's Got Talent" segment, it did fall a bit flat, but Chris Masters' pecs keeping time with the Ozzy classic "Crazy Train" was hilarious. Masters' chest has more personality than he does.

Sharon constantly saying "really" in the opening segment was "really" annoying, and I was expecting more from Ozzy's interaction with Chris Jericho. I can't believe there was no mention of Fozzy.

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As you can see, Monday's show could have been better. But for all the little negatives, there was one big positive:

The freakin' "Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, was on Raw!

One last thought on Ozzy: A live performance by him and his band would have really added to the show. In fact, I don't know why WWE wouldn't have all of its musical guest hosts perform.

Other thoughts on Monday's show:

The non-title triple threat main event between WWE champion John Cena, Jericho and The Big Show was average at best. You can see that WWE is making an effort to restore Jericho's credibility since he is challenging for the world heavyweight title at the Survivor Series pay-per-view on Nov. 22. After pinning Kane on Smackdown Friday, he pinned Cena on Raw and then laid out Triple H after the match. Sure, it was Big Show who actually did the damage on Cena and Triple H, but whatever. At least Jericho is winning matches again. ...

It was funny how Shawn Michaels and Triple H both remarked about being yelled out and instructed what to say by as voice in their headsets while doing commentary during the main event, obvious shots at Vince McMahon and his reputation for being overbearing with the commentators during the broadcast. ...

Sheamus' powerbomb on Jamie Noble outside the ring was sick. Noble is crazy for taking that bump. It's clear that the powers that be in WWE are going to do everything possible to get Sheamus over. At least for now, I'm not sold him being an impact player. We all want to see new stars being created, but Sheamus would not be my first choice. ...

When the Randy Orton-Kofi Kingston match was announced for the show, I didn't really expect it to happen, so I wasn't surprised when it was turned into a six man with Ted DiBiase Jr. and Cody Rhodes joining Orton, and MVP and Mark Henry joining Kingston. It would be crazy not to wait until Survivor Series to do Orton-Kingston. ...

The crowd was hot for the six-man, and Kingston, MVP and Henry got nice pops. The babyfaces going over was a good call. ...

The Miz-Bourne match was good. Even though Bourne lost again, he did look like more of a threat than he has as of late. It's a shame that Bourne isn't being used better, but Miz winning here was the right call. Miz definitely is on the rise. ...

And so it continues: Gail Kim was the first one eliminated in a six-woman battle royal to determine the No. 1 contender for Melina's WWE Divas title. It wasn't like wrestlers the caliber of Mickie James, Beth Phoenix and Natalya were in the match, either. The other five participants were Alicia Fox (who won), Kelly Kelly, Eve and The Bella Twins. I'm convinced Kim is going to turn on Kelly Kelly. ...

Hornswoggle dressed up as Jack Osbourne was funny. He actually showed a lot of guts getting so close to Ozzy. Back in the '80s, Ozzy's theatrical stage show involved doing some bad things to little people. I'm sure a lot of fans wouldn't have minded seeing Ozzy do them to Hornswoggle.

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