This was an okay episode of RAW with a mixture of good and mediocre segments, highlighted by an entertaining performance from Ruby Riott in a gauntlet match to determine the final woman to enter the Money in the Bank match.
AN okay episode of RAW featured some “friendly competition” between Balor and Strowman, a fatal four way qualifying match for the female Money in the Bank match, Chad Gable taking on Dolph Ziggler, and much more.
Money in the Bank continues to shape up with three more qualifying matches, and Seth Rollins once again attempts to steal the show with another IC Title match on this pretty good episode of RAW.
Superstars from RAW begin to make their way to Money in the Bank in some qualifying matches including some nice triple threats for the men and the women.
RAW ventures to Canada where Owens and Zayn are treated like heroes, Titus O’Neil makes fun of himself, Sasha Banks takes on The Riott Squad, and Balor convinces Rollins to put his IC Title on the line!
With the roster shenanigans over the past couple of weeks, RAW attempts to settle into new feuds while getting ready for the Greatest Royal Rumble in four days.
The Superstar Shakeup brings the promise of new feuds, though this episode of RAW was more about spectacle than action.
Pete Dunne puts his title on the line against Johnny Gargano, and Ruby Riot attempts to settle things with Sonya Deville on an episode of NXT that is essentially a Takeover wrap-up (with two very good matches).
NXT provides another great Takeover with a series of fantastic matches leading up to the chaotic and violent return of War Games!
The last NXT before Takeover: Brooklyn III gave decent time to the women’s and men’s title matches. Thought nothing major happened, it was a good lead-in for the big show this weekend.
The Street Profits make their NXT TV debut, Andrade Almas looks to get back on track against No Way Jose, and Oney Lorcan gives Danny Burch a rematch in an okay but rather uneventful episode of NXT.
Kassius Ohno and Hideo Itami battle in an attempt to settle their differences in an episode of NXT that did a lot of setting up but not much paying off.
Ember Moon takes on Ruby Riot and Drew McIntyre faces Killian Dain to decide who will be next to face Bobby Roode for the NXT Title in a good episode of NXT packed with a variety of entertaining matches.
Bobby Fish makes his NXT debut, and Heavy Machinery challenges The Authors of Pain in a pretty good episode of NXT.
Roderick Strong challenges Bobby Roode for the NXT Title in a very good and emotional match!
Asuka faces Nikki Cross and Ruby Riot in a triple threat elimination rematch for her NXT Women’s Title in the main event of an episode that was otherwise a bit light on interesting matches.
This week’s show was basically a recap of Takeover: Chicago, but it did contain the debut of the Velveteen Dream and a decent match between McIntyre and Blake.
The final stop before Takeover: Chicago didn’t have much in the way of new developments, but it was an okay show regardless.
Including the results of the fallout from the women’s battle royal last week, matches for all of NXT’s titles at Takeover: Chicago are determined in this episode, including a great number one contender match between Hideo Itami and Roderick Strong.
Tyler Bate puts his UK title on the line against Jack Gallagher, and Ruby Riot can’t seem to get away from Nikki Cross in this very entertaining episode of NXT.