The tournament to determine a challenger for Buddy Murphy’s Cruiserweight Title at Wrestlemania continues with two good semifinal matches.
Kofi Kingston gets an opportunity from Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon explains his actions, Styles and Orton talk out their issues with each other, and more on an episode of SmackDown Live that featured more setup than action.
The Shield joins together for a (possibly) final time, Becky Lynch fight for her Wrestlemania match, Daniel Bryan and Kevin Owens get thrown another curve ball, Kofi Kingston gets screwed again, and more on an odd final PPV before Wrestlemania.
The quarter finals of the number one contender tournament come to an end with Humberto Carrillo versus Oney Lorcan and Akira Tozawa versus Cedric Alexander.
R-Truth gets in over his head in his second US Title open challenge, Charlotte invites Becky Lynch to the ring for a friendly chat, Kevin Owens faces Rowan, Ricochet and Aleister Black continue to make their presence felt in the tag division, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
The tournament to determine a contender to challenge Buddy Murphy for the Cruiserweight Title at Wrestlemania starts with two quarter final matches: Tony Nese vs Kalisto, and Drew Gulak vs The Brian Kendrick.
Kevin Owens returns on a night that was very bad for Kofi Kingston. Also, the Hardy Boyz came back together to face The Bar, Aleister Black and Ricochet faced Rusev and Nakaura, and R-Truth issued a US Title open challenge.
Humberto Carrillo faces TJP, and Mike Kanellis looks for a win against Cedric Alexander in a good episode of 205 Live.
The NXT invasion continues as Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Aleister Black, and Ricochet all compete in matches. Also, Mandy Rose faces Asuka, and a challenger is named for Daniel Bryan’s WWE Title.
Tony Nese and Noam Dar face off in a No DQ Match on an entertaining episode of 205 Live that also features Lince Dorado versus Jack Gallagher, and the contract signing for Buddy Murphy’s upcoming title defense against Akira Tozawa.
Mike Kanellis looks for a victory against The Brian Kendrick, and a number one contender is decided in an elimination match between Rush, Tozawa, Carrillo, and Alexander!
Daniel Bryan faces Jeff Hardy, Mustafa Ali looks for an upset against Randy Orton, Anderson and Gallows battle the uneasy alliance of Rusev and Nakamura, the three teams from SmackDown entering the women’s Elimination Chamber try to build some momentum, and Becky Lynch is confronted by Triple H in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Mike Kanellis attempts to prove a point against Kalisto, and Akira Tozawa battles Hideo Itami in a good episode of 205 Live.
Daniel Bryan unveils a new title belt, number one contenders are decided for the tag titles, Becky and Charlotte have words, and the US Title is in double jeopardy on a mostly entertaining episode of SmackDown Live.
Mysterio and Andrade battle in a 2 out of 3 falls match, Mustafa Ali attempts to overcome Samoa Joe, Miz takes on Cesaro, Mandy Rose and Naomi finally fight in the ring, Styles and Bryan come face to face, and Becky, Charlotte, and Asuka have words on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
Lio Rush looks for some revenge against Lince Dorado, and Buddy Murphy wrestles a debuting cruiserweight in an open challenge in a good episode of 205 Live.
Rey Mysterio and Andrade deliver the first great SmackDown match of 2019, Miz hosts a birthday party for Shane McMahon, The Man and Asuka use The IIconics to prove a point, Samoa Joe makes a statement at the expense of Mustafa Ali, and Mandy Rose has a dumb plan to break up Jimmy Uso and Naomi.
Cedric Alexander battles Hideo Itami for the final spot in the Cruiserweight Title match at Royal Rumble, and Noam Dar wants to get a win back over Tony Nese in a very good episode of 205 Live.
Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair, and Carmella compete in a triple threat match to determine who will face Asuka at the Royal Rumble, The Usos battle The Bar to qualify for a future title shot, Mustafa Ali and Rey Mysterio team up to take on Andrade Almas and Samoa Joe, and more on a very entertaining episode of SmackDown Live.
Bobby Lashley and Seth Rollins brawl, but Seth Rollins still wants Dean Ambrose. John Cena returns to RAW, but Drew McIntyre has been waiting for him. Alexa Bliss has a talk show, but it’s hijacked by Rousey, Banks, and Jax. The Revival want lumberjack justice, but they can’t seem to catch a break. Strowman wants a face to face with Lesnar, but Lesnar has other plans. Plus more!