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
- AJ Styles and Omos defeated The New Day by pinfall.
- Eva Marie is set to return to WWE.
- Charlotte Flair defeated Dana Brooke by submission.
- Damian Priest defeated John Morrison by pinfall.
- Mansoor is now on Raw.
- Lucha House Party defeated Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin by pinfall.
- Angel Garza defeated Drew Gulak by pinfall.
- RKBro defeated Elias and Jaxson Ryker by pinfall.
- Sheamus defeated Mansoor by disqualification after Humberto Carrillo attacked The Celtic Warrior.
- Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler defeated Lana and Naomi by submission.
- Bobby Lashley defeated Braun Strowman by pinfall.
- Falls Count Anywhere Match: Isaiah “Swerve” Scott defeated Leon Ruff by pinfall.
- Cameron Grimes defeated Asher Hale by pinfall.
- Timothy Thatcher and Tommaso Ciampa defeated Grizzled Young Veterans by submission.
- A Karrion Kross promo was interrupted by Kyle O’Reilly, then Pete Dunne, then Finn Balor. They’re all looking to get title opportunities and they started to fight. Austin Theory and Johnny Gargano went after Kross, too, and then ran away from the Capitol Wrestling Center.
- Sarray defeated Zayda Ramier by pinfall.
- LA Knight defeated Jake Atlas by pinfall.
- Legado del Fantasma had some words and Kushida set up a title match for next week, which will be 2-out-of-3 falls for the Cruiserweight Championship against Santos Escobar. Also, Austin Theory will face Karrion Kross and Raquel Gonzalez will defend the NXT Women’s Championship against Mercedes Martinez.
- The Way defeated Ember Moon and Shotzi Blackheart by pinfall to win the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship.
- Ricochet defeated Mustafa Ali
- Jinder Mahal defeated Jeff Hardy.
- Ilja Dragunov vs Dave Mastiff was stopped by the referee after Mastiff suffered an injury (possibly a broken nose) and was bleeding a lot.
- Lots of vignettes aired, highlighting the women’s division ahead of the gauntlet match, featuring spotlights on Xia Brookside, Jinny, Isla Dawn, Dani Luna, and Emilia McKenzie.
- Stevie Turner was also given a vignette.
- Rampage Brown had a backstage segment with Wolfgang and Mark Coffey to set up a match with Wolfgang.
- Nathan Frazer was Noam Dar’s (and Sha Samuels’) guest on Super Nova Sessions. He spoke about his name change and it led to a challenge for a match to come next week between Dar and Frazer in Heritage Cup Rules.
- Vignette: Subculture had a spotlight.
- Trent Seven defeated Saxon Huxley by pinfall.
- Amale attacked Xia Brookside backstage during the commercial break.
- No DQ Loser Leaves NXT UK Match: Kenny Williams defeated Amir Jordan by pinfall.
FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN
- Cesaro defeated Seth Rollins by pinfall to earn a title shot against Roman Reigns for WrestleMania Backlash.
- Carmella defeated Ruby Riott by submission.
- Dominik Mysterio defeated Dolph Ziggler by pinfall.
- Bayley talked some trash about Bianca Belair and then laid her out.
- Tamina defeated Reginald by disqualification.
- Apollo Crews, King Corbin, Alpha Academy and Sami Zayn defeated Big E, Kevin Owens, Shinsuke Nakamura and The Street Profits by pinfall.
- Jimmy Uso struggled with the idea of acknowledging Roman Reigns. Cesaro then attacked Reigns from behind to end the show.
- Ari Sterling defeated Samir Singh by pinfall.
- August Grey and Ikemen Jiro defeated Ariya Daivari and Tony Nese by pinfall.
What were your big takeaways from this week? Tell everyone your thoughts on this past week in WWE by leaving a comment below!