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.
The SmackDown quarter finals are decided as Fabulous Truth faces Extreme Flair, and Day One Glow takes on Awe-Ska.
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 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.
Baron Corbin abuses his power by putting himself in a Universal Title match on an episode of RAW that mostly felt like more of the same on the road to Super Show-Down.
Hell in a Cell 2018 featured some surprisingly great undercard matches and some not as good (but still pretty enjoyable) main events.
New Day defends the SmackDown Tag Titles against Rusev Day in a very good match prior to Hell in a Cell 2018.
Hideo Itami makes his intentions known on a good episode of 205 Live.
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.
WWE RAW Episode 1306 #RAW Original Air Date: June 4, 2018 Event Date: June 4, 2018 (aired live) City: Houston, TX Venue: Toyota Center Commentary: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, David Otunga Ring Announcer: Jojo Ring Area Elias is in the ring. After playing his guitar, Elias claims to be WWE’s most valuable asset. He …
TJP attempts to get a win back from Gran Metalik, and Goldust finds himself in a match with the Zo Train in a short and uneventful episode of 205 Live.
The WWE Mixed match challenge begins with a good match between the Boss Club and Natalya and Nakamura.
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.
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.
Deonna Purrazzo and Karen Q attempt to settle their differences in a No DQ match.
Pete Dunne puts his title on the line against Johnny Gargano, and Ruby Riot attempts to settle things with Sonya Deville on an episode of NXT that is essentially a Takeover wrap-up (with two very good matches).
Enzo Amore sort of promises a title shot to anyone on the Zo Train who impresses him tonight, but can any of them live up to his expectations?
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.
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.
This year’s Survivor Series might not have been completely unpredictable, but it was mostly enjoyable to watch.