This week’s RAW was an average show with some good moments scattered throughout.
AJ Styles battles Ricochet in a non-title match to main event an okay but uneven episode of RAW.
Big E returns (for real this time) in a fine episode of SmackDown Live.
Kevin Owens stands up for his friend Sami Zayn in an okay episode of RAW.
Paul Heyman promises that Brock Lesnar will cash in tonight, The Undertaker is scheduled to appear, and more on an okay episode of RAW.
Sami Zayn fights back against Strowman, Cesaro gets out of line with Rey Mysterio, Nikki Cross has some kind words for Alexa Bliss, and more on an okay episode of RAW.
Rollins and Styles sign the contract for their upcoming Universal Title match, the RAW participants in the Money in the Bank ladder matches are announced, and some mostly average matches took place on an okay episode of RAW.
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 new Daniel Bryan continues to establish himself, Styles faces The Miz, Rose and Deville attempt to make a point against Asuka and Charlotte, Samoa Joe instructs Jeff Hardy on responsible drinking, and New Day, The Usos, and The Bar try to gain some momentum on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
While there was nothing really new on tonight’s SmackDown, it was an okay show.
Two men qualify for the WWE World Cup, Becky Lynch and Charlotte attempt to destroy each other in a title rematch, Aiden English is caught in a lie, The Miz tries to get between AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan, and more on a pretty good episode of SmackDown Live.
Styles attempts to focus on Almas, Kingston tries to survive Cesaro, Rusev seeks the US Title, Becky Lynch is honored as the new champ on a good episode of SmackDown Live.
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.
The last SmackDown before Backlash was light on wrestling, but it did have a couple of matches definitely worth checking out.
The Superstar Shakeup brings the promise of new feuds, though this episode of RAW was more about spectacle than action.
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.
The Shield reunites and Enzo Amore is forced to defend his title against Kalisto early in an alright episode of RAW.
This was an oddly paced, okay episode of RAW that had some good moments, but overall felt kind of forgettable.
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.
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!