NXT invades RAW (sort of) as Ricochet, Aleister Black, Johnny Gargano, and Tommaso Ciampa make their RAW in-ring debuts on an entertaining episode.
Tony Nese and Noam Dar face off in a No DQ Match on an entertaining episode of 205 Live that also features Lince Dorado versus Jack Gallagher, and the contract signing for Buddy Murphy’s upcoming title defense against Akira Tozawa.
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 …
Mike Kanellis attempts to prove a point against Kalisto, and Akira Tozawa battles Hideo Itami in a good episode of 205 Live.
Itami, Tozawa, and Kalisto attempt to prove a point in a triple threat just days before they all compete for the Cruiserweight Title, and Gran Metalik faces newcomer Humberto Carrillo in a good episode of 205 Live.
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.
Lio Rush looks for some revenge against Lince Dorado, and Buddy Murphy wrestles a debuting cruiserweight in an open challenge in a good episode of 205 Live.
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.
Bobby Lashley and Seth Rollins brawl, but Seth Rollins still wants Dean Ambrose. John Cena returns to RAW, but Drew McIntyre has been waiting for him. Alexa Bliss has a talk show, but it’s hijacked by Rousey, Banks, and Jax. The Revival want lumberjack justice, but they can’t seem to catch a break. Strowman wants a face to face with Lesnar, but Lesnar has other plans. Plus more!
The first two challengers for the fatal four way Cruiserweight Title match at Royal Rumble are determined when Kalisto faces Lio Rush and Akira Tozawa takes on Drew Gulak.
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.
The promise of a fresh start on RAW has two number one contender matches, another beating of Baron Corbin, an IC Title open challenge, Ziggler and Balor attempting to settle their differences in the ring, and some retribution for Elias.
With their title match coming up this weekend, Buddy Murphy and Cedric Alexander each have singles matches against opponents chosen by Drake Maverick.
Drew Gulak battles The Brian Kendrick in a great opener, and Lucha House Party faces Mike Kanellis and TJP in a tornado tag match in a good episode of 205 Live.
While it did give us more of the same from previous RAWs, there were at least some brighter points on this show compared to last week.
Cedric Alexander teams with Mustafa Ali to take on Buddy Murphy and Tony Nese is a good main event on an entertaining episode of 205 Live.
This episode of SmackDown Live was light on wrestling, but it still presented some interesting segments and some fun moments in the ring.
RAW was a tough watch this week, saved pretty much only by Seth Rollins’ most recent Intercontinental Title open challenge.
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.
Rollins hunts for Ambrose, Natalya looks for revenge against Ruby Riott, Rousey wants to fight, Lucha House Party enjoys an unfair advantage, and more in an average episode of RAW.