Seth Rollins tries (and fails) to be a leader, Charlotte wants to teach Asuka a lesson, AJ Styles tries to avoid defending the US Title, Matt Hardy tries to beat Buddy Murphy in his return to RAW, and more on a pretty good episode of RAW.
Hogan and Flair had the SmackDown portions of their teams give us a small preview of Crown Jewel in the main event of a pretty average episode of Friday Night SmackDown.
The season premiere of RAW was a mixed bag of fun surprises, returns, and new looks combined with stuff we’ve seen before with no real changes or progression.
The King of the Ring tournament begins with two matches, and Rollins teams with Strowman to challenge for the RAW Tag Titles held by The OC in a pretty good episode of RAW.
Shenanigans were afoot in a Money in the Bank that featured a few great matches and moments as well as more than a few head-scratching segments.
The WWE Title is defended in a match between two SmackDown superstars as the brand split is fractured by Vince McMahon’s wild card rule.
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.
Big E anad Xavier Woods fight for Kofi as they run a tag team gauntlet to send Kofi to Wrestlemania, Asuka has to put her title on the line with no explanation, The Miz wants to add a stipulation to his match with Shane McMahon, and Kurt Angle wants to face AJ Styles during his farewell tour.
Kofi Kingston faces a gauntlet match to try to qualify for Wrestlemania, Sasha Banks and Bayley finally show up on SmackDown to take on The IIconics, The Miz responds to Shane McMahon, and Kevin Owens brings Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair together for a fight in a good episode of SmackDown Live.