RAW and SmackDown Live Quick Recap – Week of Jan 1st 2018

WWE RAW – Jan 1st 2018 Episode:
– Jason Jordan vs. Cesaro (Opening Contest) (Non-Title Singles Match) = Winner: Jason Jordan

You simply CAN’T deny just how skilled #RAW #TagTeamChampion @JasonJordanJJ is in the squared circle! pic.twitter.com/VEUisyu87C
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2018

 

– Bray Wyatt vs. Apollo Crews = Winner: Bray Wyatt

A WIN for @WWEBrayWyatt comes with a warning…from #WOKEN @MATTHARDYBRAND! #RAW pic.twitter.com/FwYqYvTR9y
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2018

 

– Asuka vs. Alexa Bliss (Non-Title Match) = Winner: Asuka

AND JUST LIKE THAT! @WWEAsuka has forced #RAW #WomensChampion @AlexaBliss_WWE to TAP OUT! #AlexavsAsuka pic.twitter.com/pAXfkCYUxr
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2018

 

– Braun Strowman vs. Rhyno = Winner: Braun Strowman

Consider @Rhyno313 AND @HeathSlaterOMRB laid to waste by the #MonsterAmongMen @BraunStrowman! #RAW pic.twitter.com/09BcdhWtj5
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2018

 

– Roman Reigns (c) vs. Samoa Joe (Intercontinental Title Match) (If Reigns Get Disqualified, He Loses The Title) = Winner and Still Intercontinental Champion: Roman Reigns

New year, same BIG DOG!@WWERomanReigns is STILL your #ICChampion on #RAW! pic.twitter.com/tUKNfoMiVY
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) January 2, 2018

 

– Cedric Alexander & Goldust vs. Drew Gulak & Ariya Daivari = Winners: Cedric Alexander & Goldust

VICTORY for the bizarre team of @CedricAlexander and @Goldust on #RAW! #205Live pic.twitter.com/iCKnoJ2CFU
— 205Live (@WWE205Live) January 2, 2018

 

– The Club (Finn Balor, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) vs. Elias, Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas  = Winners: The Club (Finn Balor, Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)

VICTORY for @FinnBalor @LukeGallowsWWE & @KarlAndersonWWE on #RAW! ?????? pic.twitter.com/mjeG1aNATI
— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2018

 

– In-Ring Segment of Brock Lesnar & Paul Heyman (Main Event): Kane Interrupts The Beast

The first #RAW of 2018 closes with a reminder of just who the HELL is atop the mountain as #UniversalChampion… @BrockLesnar!!! pic.twitter.com/4MmzY3s8Xk
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) January 2, 2018

 

WWE SmackDown Live – Jan 2nd 2018 Episode:
– The Usos (c) vs. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin (Opening Contest) (SmackDown Live Tag Team Title Match) = Winners & New SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions: Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin

WAIT A MINUTE…#JimmyUso was NOT the legal man, so this match will be RESTARTED RIGHT NOW! #SDLive #TagTeamTitles @WWEUsos @Sheltyb803 @WWEGable pic.twitter.com/q8YwHtbXgL
— WWE (@WWE) January 3, 2018

 

– The Usos (c) vs. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin (Match Gets Restarted) (SmackDown Live Tag Team Title Match) = Winners & Still SmackDown Live Tag Team Champions: The Usos

#AndStill ON LOCK.
After some intense controversy, @WWEUsos are STILL your #SDLive #TagTeamChampions! #TagTeamTitles pic.twitter.com/4yZ5s6Ysci
— WWE (@WWE) January 3, 2018

 

– Breezango vs. The Bludgeon Brothers = Winners: No Contest

All will fall to the #BludgeonBrothers…#SDLive @LukeHarperWWE @ERICKROWAN pic.twitter.com/mZt8TzWLyB
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) January 3, 2018

 

– Xavier Woods vs. Aiden English (U.S. Title Tournament First Round Match) = Winner: Xavier Woods

#WoodsUSChamp @XavierWoodsPhD is one step closer to becoming #USChampion as he silences The #ShakespeareOfSong @WWEDramaKing in the #USTitle Tournament! #SDLive pic.twitter.com/bUxmaiYE2q
— WWE (@WWE) January 3, 2018

 

– The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan) vs. The Welcoming Committee (Natalya, Tamina & Carmella) = Winners: The Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan)

Tough as nails.@sarahloganwwe garners the win for the #RiottSquad! #WeWinWeRiott @RubyRiottWWE @sarahloganwwe pic.twitter.com/io61qDVtW8
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) January 3, 2018

 

– AJ Styles vs. Sami Zayn (Main Event) (Non-Title Match) = Sami Zayn
 

YEP! @SamiZayn just DEFEATED #WWEChampion @AJStylesOrg on the first #SDLive of 2018! @FightOwensFight pic.twitter.com/9m9zUxTaj4
— WWE (@WWE) January 3, 2018

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