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.
Carmella gets her rematch, Bryan and Almas face each other for the first time, the journey to find a new contender for the tag titles begins, and New Day meets King Booker in a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
New Day gets another shot at the tag titles in a No DQ match against the Bludgeon Brothers in a good episode of SmackDown Live containing lots of Summer Slam fallout.
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.
Even though certain promises were broken, was was an alright episode of SmackDown with a very good six man tag match.
Jeff Hardy faces Daniel Bryan, two more women qualify for Money in the Bank, new contenders for the tag titles are named, and New Day refuses to answer Miz’s questions on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
While the Greatest Royal Rumble was very long and ultimately didn’t mean much, there were some fun moments and good matches on the show.
The Club reunites to take on Shinsuke Nakamura and Rusev Day in the main event of an alright episode of SmackDown Live.
The RAW after Wrestlemania brings some new faces and surprises (some more exciting than others), but one superstar appears to be at the end of her time in the ring.
Two fun battle royals and a great Cruiserweight Title match make this a nice warm-up for Wrestlemania 34!
Sasha Banks looks to end Asuka’s undefeated streak and the Elimination Chamber starts to shape up with a series of qualifying matches in a pretty good episode of RAW.
RAW 25 is a show packed with nostalgia and a ton of familiar faces!
A good main event couldn’t really redeem a show where the first hour was pointless and dumb. There were some good things on this RAW, but not enough.
This underwhelming edition of WWE RAW had some potential, but the continuing stories didn’t develop much and the matches weren’t great.
Despite some highlights, this wasn’t a great show. It felt like people were covering for lots of people who were taking vacation time, both wrestlers and writing staff.
After winning at Survivor Series, RAW started setting up new story lines with a big return and a big title match. They also jumped back into some other story lines that got put on hold during the buildup to Survivor Series.
Stephanie once again threatens Kurt Angle’s job, Team RAW goes through some adjustments, and The Shield competes all together for the first time in years on an okay episode of RAW.