Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods respond to Kevin Owens’ attack last week, Becky Lynch takes on Bayley, and the rest of the competitors for the men’s and women’s Money in the Bank matches are announced on an okay episode of SmackDown Live.
The second day of the Superstar Shakeup has some interesting SmackDown debuts and Vince McMahon’s “greatest SmackDown acquisition.”
New Day faces The Bar and a new friend, Black, Ricochet, and Ali face Andrade, Rusev, and Nakamura, The IIconics prove they are fighting champs, and The Usos put their titles on the line against the Hardy Boyz in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
Kofi Kingston faces a gauntlet match to try to qualify for Wrestlemania, Sasha Banks and Bayley finally show up on SmackDown to take on The IIconics, The Miz responds to Shane McMahon, and Kevin Owens brings Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair together for a fight in a good episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
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.
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.
This was an oddly paced, okay episode of RAW that had some good moments, but overall felt kind of forgettable.
Seth Rollins teams with Dean Ambrose to take on The Miztourage and Sasha Banks battles Bayley to determine a number one contender in a pretty good episode of RAW.
Tonight’s episode felt like the path before the road to Summer Slam and not a lot seemed to happen, but there was at least one big moment when Kurt Angle finally revealed the secret he’s been dealing with for the past few weeks.
While a little light on wrestling, this show featured some interesting story developments as well as a great main event between Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt.
The first ever Great Balls of Fire, despite its silly name, was a very good show with some great matches and memorable moments.
Braun Strowman finds competition within Titus Worldwide, Cesaro challenges Finn Balor in a great bout, Heath Slater works his way into the IC Title picture, and more on a really good episode of RAW!
A new number one contender for the RAW Women’s Title is decided in a gauntlet match on an episode of RAW that also featured a great segment where Enzo Amore tried to reason with Big Cass after their apparent breakup last week.
Kurt Angle gets to the bottom of who has been attacking Enzo and Cass, Reigns makes some dubious claims before battling Samoa Joe, The Miz finally gets some people to join his entourage, and more on a pretty alright episode of RAW.
Wrestling seemed to take a back seat this week despite a main event featuring a two out of three falls tag title match.
A good main event couldn’t help this year’s Extreme Rules from being only an average show. Some of the matches were not good at all and some were forgettable, but at least the show ended on a good note.
Kalisto faces Apollo Crews in a decent Kickoff for this year’s Extreme Rules.