Batista crashes Ric Flair’s birthday celebration on an episode of RAW that also featured Lio Rush challenging Finn Balor for the IC Title, Becky Lynch again breaking her suspension, Aleister Black and Ricochet teaming up against the RAW Tag Champs, and the return of Roman Reigns.
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 …
Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch make their choices for which title to challenge for at Wrestlemania, two teams qualify for the women’s tag title match at Elimination Chamber, Bayley challenges Ronda Rousey to a title match, and more on a mostly underwhelming episode of RAW.
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.
Gable and Roode face The Revival in a good tag match, and Tyler Breeze tries to survive the hype of Mojo Rawley in a pretty good episode of Main Event.
Slater and Rhyno face The B-Team and Titus O’Neil takes on Mojo Rawley in a pair of okay matches.
Baron Corbin gets a chance to make up for his mistakes as acting-GM when he faces The Shield with two partners of his choice, Dean Ambrose’s loyalty is tested, The Revival finally get their tag title shot, and more all on an okay episode of RAW.
The RAW before Hell in a Cell didn’t contain anything particularly remarkable, but it was an alright show overall.
Ziggler and McIntyre force their way into a match, The Shield gets in trouble with the law, the Authors of Pain get a new manager, Dana Brooke gets fed up, Bobby Roode gets a tag partner, and Shawn Michaels encounters The Undertaker on a not great episode of RAW.
The final RAW before Summer Slam added some anger to Reigns and Lesnar, some momentum for Corbin and Strowman, and a lunatic to Rollins and Ziggler.
Ronda Rousey (finally) makes her in-ring debut on RAW, Ruby Riott returns from injury, Rollins is left alone to take on Ziggler and McIntyre, and more on an okay episode of RAW that, even though it had a lot of matches, was light on wrestling.
Superstars from RAW begin to make their way to Money in the Bank in some qualifying matches including some nice triple threats for the men and the women.
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.
Two fun battle royals and a great Cruiserweight Title match make this a nice warm-up for Wrestlemania 34!
The final SmackDown Live before Wrestlemania provides some pretty good final buildup and a couple of nice matches before the big show this weekend.
This episode of SmackDown Live was (almost) all about the United States Title, and even though it didn’t feel as impromptu as it was written to be, it was still a nicely entertaining show.
Despite more of the same with the show’s main story, this episode of SmackDown Live had some entertaining matches a few interesting story moments.
The rift between Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan widens in a show that featured Kevin Owens being handcuffed to a ring rope and the team of Aiden English and Rusev making a statement.
New Day takes on Benjamin and Gable, and Styles faces The Singh Brothers in a good, not great, episode of SmackDown Live.
Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens serve as the punching bags for SmackDown’s collective disappointment with the outcome of Survivor Series, and NXT continues to funnel females onto the main roster this week.