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
- Bobby Lashley defeated Riddle by submission.
- The Viking Raiders defeated Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin by pinfall.
- Charlotte Flair cut a promo about how she’s full-blown heel now and won’t apologize for being the best.
- Rhea Ripley vs Asuka ended with Flair attacking both of them.
- The Miz and John Morrison defeated Damian Priest by pinfall in a handicap match with some help from Maryse.
- Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler defeated Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke by count-out.
- The New Day defeated Elias and Jaxson Ryker by pinfall.
- Drew McIntyre defeated Braun Strowman and Randy Orton in a triple threat match to earn a shot against Bobby Lashley for the WWE Championship at WrestleMania Backlash.
- Karrion Kross starts us off with a promo about winning the title from Finn Balor at TakeOver. He’s going to be on top until he says otherwise.
- MSK retained the NXT Tag Team Championship over Drake Maverick and Killian Dain by pinfall. Imperium laid out Dain and Maverick after the match.
- Mercedes Martinez defeated Jessi Kamea by pinfall.
- Isaiah “Swerve” Scott talked some trash in a video about Leon Ruff.
- Santos Escobar’s open challenge was answered by Kushida, who managed to win the NXT Cruiserweight Championship by pinfall!
- Raquel Gonzalez (with Dakota Kai) cut promo on winning the NXT Women’s Championship. She was interrupted by Franky Monet (with her dog). Then, Rhea Ripley came out to bump titles with her and hug. Then, Bianca Belair came out to celebrate and finish out the trio.
- Roderick Strong (with Marina Shafir) handed a folder to William Regal and said he’s done. Regal told him he’s welcome back any time.
- Isaiah “Swerve” Scott defeated Leon Ruff by pinfall.
- Dexter Lumis, Bronson Reed, Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart defeated The Way by pinfall
- Mansoor defeated Akira Tozawa
- Angel Garza defeated Drew Gulak
- Nathan Frazer defeated Saxon Huxley by pinfall.
- Isla dawn defeated Emilia McKenzie by pinfall.
- Jack Starz defeated Ashton Smith by pinfall.
- Kenny Williams defeated Amir Jordan by pinfall.
FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN
- Roman Reigns cut a promo on retaining his title at WrestleMania. Cesaro came out to show he’s willing to step up and challenge for the Universal Championship, but Reigns and company left.
- Rey Mysterio defeated Otis by pinfall.
- Kevin Owens defeated Sami Zayn by count-out.
- Dirty Dawgs defeated The Street Profits to retain the SmackDown Tag Team Championship
- Shayna Baszler defeated Natalya defeated Shayna Baszler by pinfall submission.
- Cesaro defeated Jey Uso by disqualification after Seth Rollins interfered and attacked Cesaro.
- Jake Atlas defeated Ashante “Thee” Adonis by pinfall.
- August Grey defeated Tony Nese by pinfall.
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