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World Wrestling Entertainment 2018


US championship tournament 2017-2018

2017-12-26 to 2018-01-16

A tournament was set up for the US championship after Dolph Ziggler gave up the title.

First round matches:

  1. SmackDown 2017-12-26:
    Bobby Roode def. Baron Corbin
  2. Jinder Mahal [w/Singh Brothers] def. Tye Dillinger
  3. SmackDown 2018-01-02:
    Xavier Woods [w/Big E & Kofi Kingston] def. Aiden English [w/Rusev]
  4. SmackDown 2018-01-09:
    Mojo Rawley def. Zack Ryder

Semi-final matches:

  1. SmackDown 2018-01-16:
    Jinder Mahal [w/Singh Brothers] def. Xavier Woods [w/Big E & Kofi Kingston]
  2. Bobby Roode def. Mojo Rawley


Bobby Roode Bobby Roode Bobby RoodeBobby Roode
Baron Corbin
Zack Ryder Mojo Rawley
Mojo Rawley
Jinder Mahal Jinder MahalJinder Mahal
Tye Dillinger
Xavier Woods Xavier Woods
Aiden English

Royal Rumble 2018

2018-01-28, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. WWE championship, Handicap match:
    AJ Styles (ch) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn
    This was a 2-on-1 tag-team handicap match for the championship. Styles reverses a pop-up powerbomb and rolls up Owens to retain the championship.
  2. Smackdown tagteam championship, Two out of three falls:
    The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) def. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin
    Jey pins Gable after a double super-kick for the first fall. Benjamin is pinned after a roll-up for the second fall, giving the Usos a 2-0 victory.
  3. The Men's Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 3 4RhynoBaron Corbin (3)
    2 4 4Baron CorbinFinn Bálor (2)
    31111SheamusHeath Slater (5)
    4 511Heath SlaterBray Wyatt (8)
    51014Sami ZaynShinsuke Nakamura (14)
    61316Apollo CrewsCesaro (15)
    71217Xavier WoodsJinder Mahal (17)
    8 917Big EJinder Mahal (17)
    91518CesaroSeth Rollins (18)
    101718Jinder MahalKofi Kingston (16)
    111618Kofi KingstonAndrade "Cien" Almas (7)
    12 119RusevBray Wyatt (8) & Matt Hardy (19)
    13 819Bray WyattMatt Hardy (19)
    141919Matt HardyBray Wyatt (8)
    15 620EliasJohn Cena (20)
    162121The HurricaneJohn Cena (20)
    172223Aiden EnglishFinn Bálor (2)
    18 724Andrade "Cien" Almas (NXT ch)Randy Orton (24)
    192327Adam ColeRey Mysterio (27)
    202528Titus O'NeilRoman Reigns (28)
    212628The Miz (IC ch)Roman Reigns (28) & Seth Rollins (18)
    221828Seth Rollins (Raw tag ch)Roman Reigns (28)
    232930GoldustDolph Ziggler (30)
    243030Dolph ZigglerFinn Bálor (2)
    252430Randy OrtonRoman Reigns (28)
    262730Rey MysterioFinn Bálor (2)
    27 230Finn BálorJohn Cena (20)
    282030John CenaShinsuke Nakamura (14)
    292830Roman ReignsShinsuke Nakamura (14)
    14Shinsuke Nakamura

    Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura (14)
    Corbin attacked everyone on his way out, including the entering Heath Slater, who had problems entering the ring. He was eventually thrown in by Sheamus, who he immediately eliminated. Tye Dillinger was set to enter as number 10, but was attacked backstage by Owens and Zayn, Sami Zayn took his spot. Nakamura eliminates Reigns to win the royal Rumble and gets a title shot at WrestleMania 34, chosing to challenge WWE champion AJ Styles.

  4. Raw tagteam championship:
    The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) def. Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan (ch)
    After taking out Jordan, the match becomes a 2-on-1 match, with Cesaro eventually pinning Rollins to win the titles.
  5. Universal championshp, triple threat match:
    Brock Lesnar (ch) [w/Paul Heyman] def. Kane, Braun Strowman
    Lesnar pins Kane to retain the championship, after sending both him and Strowman through the announcers' tables.
  6. The Women's Royal Rumble:
    Elim. Ent. #Ent. Name By
    1 4 5Mandy RoseLita (5)
    2 7 7TaminaLita (5)
    3 5 7LitaBecky Lynch (2)
    4 6 8Kairi SaneDana Brooke (8)
    5 8 9Dana BrookeTorrie Wilson (9)
    6 910Torrie WilsonSonya Deville (10)
    7 312Sarah LoganMolly Holly (12)
    81014Sonya DevilleMichelle McCool (14)
    91114Liv MorganMichelle McCool (14)
    101214Molly HollyMichelle McCool (14)
    111314LanaMichelle McCool (14)
    121616Vickie GuerreroSasha Banks (1) & Becky Lynch (2) & Michelle McCool (14) & Ruby Riott (15)
    131419Michelle McCoolNatalya (18)
    14 220Becky LynchRuby Riott (15)
    152122JacquelineNia Jax (22)
    161922Kelly KellyNia Jax (22)
    171522Ruby RiottNia Jax (22)
    182023NaomiNia Jax (22)
    192424Beth PhoenixNatalya (18)
    202325Ember Moon (NXT ch)Asuka (25)
    211727CarmellaNikki Bella (27)
    222630Mickie JamesTrish Stratus (30)
    232230Nia JaxSasha Banks (1) & Natalya (18) & Asuka (25) & Nikki Bella (27) & Brie Bella (28) & Bayley (29) & Trish Stratus (29)
    242930BayleySasha Banks (1)
    251830NatalyaTrish Stratus (30)
    263030Trish StratusSasha Banks (1)
    27 130Sasha BanksNikki Bella (27) & Brie Bella (28)
    282830Brie BellaNikki Bella (27)
    292730Nikki BellaAsuka (25)

    Winner: Asuka (30)
    After eliminating her own sister, Nikki Bella almost eliminated Asuka, but after fighting on the ring apron for a while, Asuka eventually managed to push her down to the floor. After the mach, Ronda Rousey came in to the ring, also pointing towards the Wrestlemania sign.

Elimination Chamber 2018 (Raw)

2018-02-25, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Raw Women's championship, Elimination chamber match:
    Alexa Bliss (ch) def. Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Mickie James, Bayley, Sasha Banks
    Sonya Deville and Bayley start out, with her "Absolution" partner Mandy Rose entering third. They paired up, but Bayley holds out until Sasha Banks entered as fourth. Rose taps out to Banks' Bank statement and is eliminated. Mickie James enters fifth. James pins Deville after jumping down from the top of the pod, but is herself eliminated by Bayley after a belly-to-Bayley. Bliss enters last, but flees the pod trying to avoid Banks and Bayley. Banks turns on her friend Bayley, and after a frog splash, Bliss steals the roll-up to eliminate Bayley. Bliss eventually gets the pinfall on Banks to retain the championship.
  2. The Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) (ch) def. Titus O'Neil & Apollo [w/Dana Brooke]
    Cesaro pins Apollo to retain the championships.
  3. Asuka def. Nia Jax
    Stipulation: If Jax wins the match, she is inserted in the Raw Women's championship match at WrestleMania. After receiving a beating from Jax, Asuka reverses Jax' attempt at a powerbomb, rolling up Jax for a pinfall. After the match, Jax continues attacking Asuka.
  4. "Woken" Matt Hardy def. Bray Wyatt
    Wyatt sets up Hardy for Sister Abigail, but Hardy reverses it, hits a DDT and gets a pinfall victory.
  5. Universal championship #1 contender, Elimination chamber match:
    Roman Reigns def. The Miz (IC champion), Elias, John Cena, Finn Bálor, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman
    The Miz, Rollins and Bálor start the match. John Cena enters as number four, Roman Reigns as number five. Number six is Strowman. He first eliminates The Miz. Elias enters last, and is also eliminated by Strowman, followed by John Cena, Finn Bálor and Seth Rollins. Rollins eventually spears Strowman and gets a pinfall victory.

Fastlane (SmackDown)

2018-03-11, Nationwide Arena, Colombus, Ohio, USA

Watch on WWE Network.

  1. Shinsuke Nakamaura def. Rusev [w/Aiden English]
    Pinfall after the kinshasa.
  2. US championship:
    Randy Orton def. Bobby Roode (ch)
    Orton pins Roode after an RKO, to win the championship.
  3. Carmella & Natalya def. Naomi & Becky Lynch
    Carmella pins Lynch after a superkick.
  4. Smackdown tagteam championship:
    The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) (ch) vs. New Day (Kofi Kingson & Xavier Woods) [w/Big E] (no contest)
    The Bludgeon Brothers (Harper & Rowan) comes out after a while when everyone is out, attacking both teams.
  5. Smackdown Women's championship:
    Charlotte Flair (ch) def. Ruby Riott
    Riott taps out to the Figure Eight.
  6. WWE championship, Six-pack challenge:
    AJ Styles (ch) def. Kevin Owens, John Cena, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, Dolph Ziggler
    Styles pins Owens after the Styles clash, after Shane McMahon had interfered repeatedly, blocking pins.

Cruiserweight championship tournament 2018

2018-01-30 to 2018-04-08

A tournament was set up for the Cruiserweight championship after Enzo Amore was stripped of the title when being released from his WWE contract, with the finals scheduled for WrestleMania XXXIV.

First round matches:

  1. 205Live 2018-01-30: Cedric Alexander def. Gran Metalik
  2. TJP def. Tyler Bate
  3. 205Live 2018-02-06: Kalisto def. Lince Dorado
  4. Roderick Strong def. Hideo Itami
  5. 205Live 2018-02-13: Mark Andrews def. Akira Tozawa
  6. Drew Gulak def. Tony Nese (subm.)
  7. 205Live 2018-02-20: Buddy Murphy def. Ariya Daivari
  8. Mustafa Ali def. Gentleman Jack Gallagher

Quarter final matches:

  1. 205Live 2018-02-27: Cedric Alexander def. TJP
  2. Roderick Strong def. Kalisto
  3. 205Live 2018-03-06: Drew Gulak def. Mark Andrews
  4. Mustafa Ali def. Buddy Murphy

Semi final matches:

  1. 205Live 2018-03-13: Cedric Alexander def. Roderick Strong
  2. Mustafa Ali vs. Drew Gulak
Cedric AlexanderCedric AlexanderCedric AlexanderCedric AlexanderFinals at WrestleMania XXXIV
Gran Metalik
Tyler Bate
Roderick Strong Roderick Strong Roderick Strong
Hideo Itami
Kalisto Kalisto
Lince Dorado
Mustafa Ali Mustafa Ali Mustafa Ali Ali/Gulak
Gentleman Jack Gallagher
Buddy Murphy Buddy Murphy
Ariya Daivari
Drew Gulak Drew Gulak Drew Gulak
Tony Nese
Akira Tozawa Mark Andrews
Mark Andrews
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