WWE Rumors: Why Shinsuke Nakamura debuted on Smackdown over Raw
Mahal was in the final three competitors, and he got in the face of Rob Gronkowski (Rawley's good friend) at ringside. Things are "shaking up", if you will.
Last week's announcement of WWE's Superstar Shake-up promised to change the landscapes of Raw and SmackDown Live significantly, and with the pseudo-draft officially in the books, it's safe to say it was successful in doing just that. "Asian, fan favorites are a rarity in North America, but the fans seem to adore the charismatic former MMA star".
If Owens and Zayn are the "trade" for Dean Ambrose and The Miz, SmackDown is the early victor in this shakeup.
Terrance "Rhyno" Guido Gerin and his tag-team partner Heath Slater will be part of the Monday night show starting next week.
After what happened in the opening segment, a triple threat match among AJ Styles, Corbin, and Sami Zayn took place to determine the number one contender for the United States title. Also, imagine the Kevin Owens and Shinsuke Nakamura feud! He'll prove to be the best NXT call-up ever.
AJ Styles - Unfortunately, we didn't have a monster flipping any large emergency vehicles on SmackDown, so there wasn't an obvious pick this week. At the moment, the United States title is more important than the World Heavyweight title. Among the names that were traded from Smackdown Live to Monday Night Raw are Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Alexa Bliss, The Miz, Maryse, Apollo Crews and Mickie James. The switches were obvious but instantly changes up the respective midcards.
I legitimately laughed when Tamina entered, but the swerve also took away from Charlotte's announcement.
Here's a look at SmackDown viewership in 2017 as opposed to Raw numbers from the same week.
If an incoming wrestler was unable to earn Undertaker's respect in the lockerroom, he was more than likely doomed with the entire lockerroom. Returning Hardy Boyz adds something fun to RAW but it seems temporary. They are excellent additions to Team Red, though it remains to be seen whether they will receive the same high-profile opportunities on Raw.
The rating war between Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live is at its peak. But I expect the impending Bray Wyatt and Finn Balor feud to trump all the rest.
Kevin Owens is now a part of SmackDown Live.
While I like Ziggler as Nakamura's first rivalry, it's unfortunate that he's just going to do another job.
Furthermore, the tag team scenes on both brands were altered a bit. No real pairings were torn apart.
WWE has been it's most entertaining in some time post-Wrestlemania this year, and tonight's Superstar Shakeup could be a strong catalyst for keeping that momentum rolling into the summer. Seeing The New Day on Smackdown is going to open up a whole new door to some awesome work. She would be wasted in a feud with Nia Jax.
In the ring - Shane McMahon announces new women's division members: A promo aired a couple times noting McMahon had a major announcement to make about the women's division. Both shows have very different takes on their females and that's great!
Rather than apologise for a corporate culture built around hazing and "weeding out the weak", or even admonish the main perpetrator JBL, WWE are instead dealing with the growing media storm by ejecting fans with anti-bullying signs.
Adam Cole is rumored to be WWE-bound in the future, and if Cole had his way, he would start off at NXT. A lot of fresh faces shining while older names are starting to put over newer ones.
Trump said it's "so obvious" what the Obama administration was doing, saying "nobody believes" Rice's actions were not political. Trump believes that Comey's decision is the reason Clinton was not formally prosecuted. "What they did is awful ".
Splatoon and ARMS are both titles Nintendo users are looking forward too, especially as everyone has started to finish up Zelda. Nearly every first-party title that Nintendo puts out has had amiibo support, so this isn't entirely out of the question.
Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty climbed by 55.55 or 0.61% at 9,237.00 with 37 components registering rise. As per the latest shareholding disclosure on BSE, ICICI Bank has picked up 1.09 per cent stake in the company.
Brolin has appeared as Thanos in 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy as well as briefly in 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron . The deal is said to be for four films, which may include a Deadpool sequel and the long-rumoured X-Force film.
The PM reportedly offered prayers for the prosperity and harmony of her country, and for strong bilateral ties with India. Mamata's opposition to water share appears to be the biggest stumbling block to reaching an agreement on the Teesta River.
Highs will jump into the middle to upper 70's with mostly sunny skies and highs with a south wind at 10 miles per hour . Highs of 18C (64.4F) are forecast across southern Britain while the north struggles to get much above 13C (55.4F).
Harbhajan Singh was the star man for Mumbai Indians in their four wicket triumph over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL. Both of them have had one good match so far - got out to a soft dismissal -and looks in good touch as well.
In a tweet after a meeting of NDA leaders in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Modi said, the work on the NDA's expansion will continue. The meeting started with a welcome address by BJP chief Amit Shah and concluded with Modi's speech.
While the big fella was only a spectator in the front row, it didn't take long for he and Mahal to get into a war of words. This tweet shows the exact moment that Balor was hurt at the hands of Jinder Mahal .
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The militants are still holding at least 29 captives in Sulu's jungles, many of them foreign tugboat and cargo ship crewmen.
It's rumored that the iPhone 8 (or "iPhone Edition") will be the first Apple handset not to include a physical home button. Apple will be setting a competitive price range, so a $1,000 smartphone appears to be more improbable, the report details.
Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect
The suspect was in possession of a device made of a " gas cylinder and strike elements ", the media outlet reported. The device was found less than a mile from the Norwegian government buildings that were damaged in a 2011 bombing.
Taiwan bans consumption of dog, cat meat
Each year, the festival attracts the wrath of animal rights activists who call the practice of slaughtering dogs inhumane. More than 800 dogs also have been rescued from animal farms in South Korea, according to Humane Society International .
Microsoft Finally Puts A Bullet In Windows Vista, Today
Today is the final day for Windows Vista extended support , which means that the divisive operating system is well and truly dead. Your choices for moving to Windows 10 are simple, either buy a license for it (to retain your PC) or buy a new PC altogether.
SUV Powered by 707-Horsepower Hellcat Engine
Five driving modes are available in the 2018 Trackhawk which split the torque transfer between the front and rear axles. Nappa leather and suede seats are embroidered with "Trackhawk" logos with option to both heat and ventilate.
Prostate cancer tests are now OK with panel, with caveats
Jim Hu, a urologic oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, praised the recommendation reversal. The group continues to recommend against PSA testing for men 70 and older because the harm can outweigh any benefits.
Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers
Zimmermann allowed a sacrifice fly by Jackie Bradley Jr.in the second, and the Red Sox loaded the bases with one out in the third. Red Sox: LHP David Price (elbow strain) threw out to 120 feet in what Farrell described as "another consistent work day.".
US Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
The soldier died of wounds sustained during a joint mission with Afghan forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar. Forces - Afghanistan, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our fallen comrade", Gen.