Matt Hardy is now formally ‘damaged’ and concerned in a loopy rivalry with Bray Wyatt and Cedric Alexander is the brand new 205 star
There have been large questions on Uncooked final night time: Would Paige dominate the ladies’s division once more?
And who could be named primary contender to Brock Lesnar’s title? Listed below are 5 vital issues we learnt from the present.
Paige lastly received what she’s been asking for
After two weeks of operating roughshod, Paige and her Absolution cronies all however personal the Uncooked ladies’s division.
And final night time began properly for them, with Paige and Mandy Rose beating Bayley and Mickie James in tag crew motion.
However there’s nonetheless one girl who stands between Paige and whole domination – Asuka.
Later within the night time, Absolution got here right down to beat down Asuka – what Paige has apparently needed all alongside – however the whole ladies’s locker room ran out to cease them.
It ended with Paige and Absolution scarpering from the ring after getting the comeuppance they deserve.
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The Defend has a brand new six-man conflict on its fingers
Samoa Joe opened the present by calling out Roman Reigns – which rapidly changed into a scrap between The Defend and Samoa Joe and The Bar.
Later, Seth Rollins beat Sheamus in singles competitors, Roman Reigns beat Cesaro, and Dean Ambrose misplaced to Samoa Joe.
The Ambrose and Rollins v The Bar feud feels executed to loss of life already, however with Roman Reigns and Samoa Joe thrown into the combination, anticipate this to proceed till Royal Rumble.
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Matt Hardy is aware of Sister Abigail
Hardy and Bray Wyatt had one other bonkers confrontation, because the pair went forwards and backwards with pre-recorded promos.
However the large revelation was that Hardy has recognized Sister Abigail for yonks.
He stated: “The soul of Sister Abigail has existed for eternities. We’ve crossed paths earlier than, sure.”
Hardy says he’ll use his “woken knowledge and damaged brilliance” (sure, he truly stated “damaged”) to defeat Wyatt.
Bray ought to do all his promos with Hardy. It’s probably the most attention-grabbing his banter has been since Sister Abigail was in pigtails a number of eternities in the past.
WWE has found a replacement for Rich Swann
With Rich Swann suspended by WWE for his arrest at the weekend (don’t expect to see Swann back in WWE) it needed a new challenger for the Cruiserweight Championship.
A Fatal 4-Way was booked – Tony Nese v Cedric Alexander v Mustafa Ali v Ariya Daivari – with the winner facing Drew Gulak next week to name the number one contender.
Cedric looked dynamite in the fast-paced match and hit Daivari with his Lumbar Check finisher to get the win.
Could these unforeseen circumstances be Alexander’s chance to step up and take Enzo’s Cruiserweight title?
Lesnar doesn’t have an opponent for the Royal Rumble
The show ended with one more gigantic clash between Braun Strowman and Kane.
But this time, the winner would face Lesnar to the Universal title at the Rumble.
The match ended in a double count-out – but it wasn’t a total waste of time.
After the count-out there was a mega brawl between the behemoths.
The best moment came when Strowman did the Undertaker’s trademark sit-up spot, which sent Kane running scared into the corner.
It ended when Braun hit Kane with a running power slam through a table to a huge pop from the crowd.
But who will face The Beast at Royal Rumble? We’ll know more about what’s happening next week when Lesnar himself appears on Raw.