This episode of RAW had a lot of ups and downs, but the good stuff was quite enjoyable.
The second half of the WWE Draft provided no real surprises, but it did have some fine in-ring action on a pretty good episode of RAW.
The RAW Tag Titles were on the line in an exciting triple threat, at least one new 24/7 Champ was crowned, Brock Lesnar makes an example out of Seth Rollins, and a Samoan Summit erupts in fun violence on a good episode of RAW.
Dana Brooke battles Sarah Logan and the team of Titus O’Neil and No Way Jose faces EC3 and Eric Young in an average episode of Main Event.
Match shenanigans are out of control on a not so great episode of RAW.
AJ Styles battles Ricochet in a non-title match to main event an okay but uneven episode of RAW.
Seth Rollins is on a mission to destroy anyone who even thinks about siding with Baron Corbin on a pretty good episode of RAW.
Kevin Owens stands up for his friend Sami Zayn in an okay episode of RAW.
Dolph Ziggler confronts Kofi Kingston again ahead of the title match, a new number one contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title is decided, the 24/7 Title is defended in an actual match, Goldberg has some words for The Undertaker, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Paul Heyman promises that Brock Lesnar will cash in tonight, The Undertaker is scheduled to appear, and more on an okay episode of RAW.
Lesnar dances to a beast box, The Usos and The Revival play cornhole, Sami Zayn gets asked some stupid questions, and more on a rough episode of RAW with only a few bright spots.
Breeze vs Strong, SAnitY vs Undisputed Era, Harper vs Dijakovic, and Ohno vs English make for an entertaining night of action.
In the final SmackDown Live before Wrestlemania, Kofi and Bryan sign the title match contract, 18 men and women compete in a huge mixed tag match, The Usos find out what they’ll be doing at Wrestlemania, The Miz takes on SAnitY, Becky Lynch stands on a table, and Kevin Owens brings Orton and Styles together for a fight.
Big E anad Xavier Woods fight for Kofi as they run a tag team gauntlet to send Kofi to Wrestlemania, Asuka has to put her title on the line with no explanation, The Miz wants to add a stipulation to his match with Shane McMahon, and Kurt Angle wants to face AJ Styles during his farewell tour.
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.
Rusev challenges Shinsuke Nakamura for the US Title on a good episode of SmackDown Live that also featured Samoa Joe versus Jeff Hardy, Mustafa Ali versus Andrade Almas, and a big eight man tag team match.
The “fresh start” for SmackDown Live was a fun episode with Asuka putting her title on the line against Naomi, Gallows and Anderson attempting to make a statement, and Mustafa Ali joining AJ Styles to take on Daniel Bryan and Andrade Almas in the main event.
This episode of SmackDown Live was light on wrestling, but it still presented some interesting segments and some fun moments in the ring.
The final SmackDown Live before Survivor Series certainly was interesting. It finalized some matches for Sunday while feeling like it changed everything.
The men’s and women’s Survivor Series teams are decided on a very entertaining show that also featured New Day vs The Usos, Almas vs Mysterio, Samoa Joe vs Jeff Hardy, and Becky Lynch vs someone we hadn’t yet seen on the SmackDown roster.