Welcome to another edition of WWE Recap Report — a breakdown of the biggest takeaways of the week from WWE programming for those who may have missed out.
Whether you need to catch up on a show, had too busy of a week to stay on top of the breaking news or just skipped out on WWE as a whole, I’ve got you covered.
Obviously, not every single thing will be recapped here in detail. But this is your TL;DR of the week to be caught up to speed before the next Monday Night Raw so you’re not left in the dark.
With that being said, here is a quick rundown of this week in WWE.
MONDAY NIGHT RAW
- Matt Riddle beat Elias and Jeff Hardy to earn the final spot on Team Raw.
- After Drew Gulak tried to join The Hurt Business and was beaten up by them, R-Truth pinned him to win the 24/7 Championship.
- Shayna Baszler defeated Lana by submission.
- Riddle and Keith Lee defeated Braun Strowman and Sheamus by pinfall.
- Bobby Lashley defeated Titus O’Neil by submission to retain the United States Championship.
- Asuka beat Nia Jax by disqualification. After the match, Jax and Shayna Baszler fought with Dana Brooke and Mandy Rose and then put Lana through the commentary table again.
- The 24/7 Championship changed hands multiple times between Akira Tozawa, Erik, Drew Gulak, Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik and Tucker, eventually finding its way back to R-Truth.
- Mustafa Ali defeated Ricochet by submission
- Drew McIntyre and The New Day defeated Randy Orton, The Miz, and John Morrison by pinfall.
- Leon Ruff defeated Johnny Gargano by pinfall to win the North American Championship!!
- Santos Escobar defeated Jake Atlas by pinfall.
- Xia Li didn’t show up for her match against Raquel Gonzalez. Instead, Boa came out and got beaten up by Raquel. Some guy came out and handed Boa a letter before marking his hand with some sort of symbol.
- Timothy Thatcher attacked August Grey backstage until he was separated with some officials, William Regal and even Dexter Lumis.
- Candice LeRae defeated Toni Storm by pinfall. After the match, Indi Hartwell helped Candice fight Toni. Shotzi Blackheart tried to help, but fell victim to the 2-on-1, too.
- Timothy Thatcher beat Dexter Lumis by pinfall with some help from a distraction by Cameron Grimes, who attacked Lumis after the match.
- Johnny Gargano approached William Regal about how the match with Leon Ruff should be thrown out because he rigged the wheel.
- NXT Tag Team Championship Match: The Brit-Am Brawlers defeated Breezango by pinfall to retain the titles.
- Erik defeated Akira Tozawa
- Humberto Carrillo defeated Gran Metalik
- The Hunt defeated Amir Jordan and Kenny Williams by pinfall.
- Rampage Brown defeated Jack Starz by pinfall.
- Xia Brookside defeated Nina Samuels by pinfall.
- NXT UK Heritage Cup Tournament Semifinals Match: Trent Seven defeated Dave Mastiff with a score of 2-1.
FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN
- Sami Zayn retained the Intercontinental Championship over Apollo Crews by count-out.
- Bayley distracted Sasha Banks during a promo to allow for Carmella to attack The Boss.
- Otis beat Dolph Ziggler by pinfall.
- Rey Mysterio beat Seth Rollins in a No Holds Barred match by pinfall.
- Liv Morgan earned a spot on Team SmackDown by beating Chelsea Green, Natalya and Tamina in a Fatal 4-Way match.
- Drew McIntyre beat Jey Uso by pinfall.
- Curt Stallion defeated Ariya Daivari, Ashante “Thee” Adonis, August Grey and Tony Nese by pinfall on Nese in a Fatal 5-Way to become the #1 contender for Santos Escobar’s Cruiserweight Championship.
What were your big takeaways from this week? Tell everyone your thoughts on this past week in WWE by leaving a comment below!