The final RAW before Wrestlemania featured some decent moments yet some odd choices heading into the biggest show of the year.
Rollins looks for revenge on McIntyre, Batista explains himself (sort of), Dana Brooke gets a title shot (sort of), Beth Phoenix makes a challenge, Kurt Angle faces Chad Gable, and more on an okay episode of RAW.
Batista crashes Ric Flair’s birthday celebration on an episode of RAW that also featured Lio Rush challenging Finn Balor for the IC Title, Becky Lynch again breaking her suspension, Aleister Black and Ricochet teaming up against the RAW Tag Champs, and the return of Roman Reigns.
WWE RAW Episode 1341 #RAW Original Air Date: February 4, 2019 Event Date: February 4, 2019 (aired live) City: Portland, OR Venue: MODA Center Commentary: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Renee Young Ring Announcer: Mike Rome Ring Area Already in the ring, Stephanie McMahon welcomes everyone to RAW. She is almost immediately interrupted by Becky …
Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch make their choices for which title to challenge for at Wrestlemania, two teams qualify for the women’s tag title match at Elimination Chamber, Bayley challenges Ronda Rousey to a title match, and more on a mostly underwhelming episode of RAW.
Rousey and Natalya team to take on Banks and Bayley, Heavy Machinery debuts in a RAW ring, The Revival get another title shot, Finn Balor takes on a giant, Rollins and McIntyre battle, and more on an okay but underwhelming episode of RAW.
Braun Strowman’s antics cost him, but four men are eager to take advantage of Strowman’s mistake. Also, The IC Title is up for grabs in a triple threat, the women’s tag title belts are revealed, Rousey and Banks try to work together, the Riott Squad picks a fight with a surprise opponent, and more on a mostly good episode of RAW.
Apollo Crews earns a big opportunity, Ronda Rousey gets pissed, Seth Rollins gets ruthless, Ziggler and McIntyre battle in a steel cage, and more on a good episode of RAW.
Seth Rollins takes a stand against Baron Corbin an ends up defending his IC Title in a TLC match less than a week before he has to face Dean Ambrose in another TLC match.
The SmackDown quarter finals are decided as Fabulous Truth faces Extreme Flair, and Day One Glow takes on Awe-Ska.
TJP faces Gran Metalik in another chapter in their feud, and Noam Dar attempts to prove himself against Tony Nese in a good episode of 205 Live.
Lio Rush attempts to take advantage of Cedric Alexander’s recent slump in a great main event!
The final SmackDown Live before Survivor Series certainly was interesting. It finalized some matches for Sunday while feeling like it changed everything.
Another fun episode of Mixed Match Challenge featured a rap battle between Day One Glow and Fabulous Truth, and a pretty good fight between Country Dominance and B’n’B.
Mutafa Ali faces Tony Nese for a title opportunity, and The Brian Kendrick looks for some payback against Jack Gallagher in a good episode of 205 Live.
Mike Kanellis makes his 205 Live in-ring debut against Lince Dorado, and Mustafa Ali faces Hideo Itami in a Falls Count Anywhere Match on a very good 100th episode of 205 Live.
While there was nothing really new on tonight’s SmackDown, it was an okay show.
Hideo Itami makes his intentions known on a good episode of 205 Live.
Best friends battle when Becky Lynch takes on Charlotte, Miz tries to figure out which New Day member will enter Money in the Bank, Asuka endures a handicap match, and more on a good episode of SmackDown.
Cedric Alexander puts his Cruiserweight TItle on the line against the juggernaut of 205 Live, Buddy Murphy.