WWE Power Rankings Top 25 Superstars This Week: #194: Monday Night Rollins Stays on Top | Smark Out Moment
Welcome to another edition of POWER RANKINGS from Smark Out Moment! Each week, we will break down the current roster and examine who has gone up the WWE hierarchy and who has unfortunately taken a step down the ladder. Factoring in things such as wins and losses, suspensions, injuries, making a name for one's self, being humiliated, and more, who is at the top of the food chain and who needs to make up some ground next week?

Here is the key code for the rankings shorthand when referencing their position in relation to the previous week:

NR = Not included in last week's rankings at all
+ Green = the number of moves up in the rankings compared to last week
- Red = the number of moves down in the rankings compared to last week
Honorable Mentions = five superstars who just barely missed the cut

Power Ranking WWE wrestlers list roster

25. RIOTT SQUAD [-12]

The group as a whole have not been portrayed as a dangerous force. Sure, Ruby has been a solid competitor as of late, but her teammates have not been as effective.

24. B-TEAM [NR FIRST TIME RANKED]

Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel are looking to continue their partnership and have set their sights on tag titles, which they were, to no surprise, denied a shot at.

23. JINDER MAHAL [-4]

Mahal has The Big Dog targeting him and it even cost him bruised ribs and his spot in the MITB qualifying match.

22. NATALYA [NR]

Natalya doesn't seem to have Rousey in her corner anymore, but she didn't need help from the former UFC champion to help her team defeat the Riott Squad.

21. SAMI ZAYN [-5]

Sami has found himself in a feud with Bobby Lashley that has been lackluster as of late, as it came out of nowhere.

20. CARMELLA [-13]

Carmella may have been able to weasel her way to a victory over Flair, but Asuka is a more dangerous contender. It is very unlikely she beats two of the greatest women in WWE. 

19. FINN BALOR [-16]

Balor came up short of a MITB spot last week and this week, was used as a pawn to get over Ziggler and McIntyre.

18. ROMAN REIGNS [-4]

A frustrated Roman Reigns is hitting his breaking point. He took his anger out on Kurt Angle and on Mahal by beating him out of competition.

17. BIG CASS [-5]

Bryan got the best of Cass in what has been a poor rivalry. Cass has not been able to return as the big solo star everyone had hoped for.

16. BRAUN STROWMAN [-11]

Strowman is lost in the tag team mix, which is not where he deserves to be. Especially since just a few months ago he was a one man wrecking machine in the tag team division. Now, he is being used to get over Ziggler and his muscles. 

15. BOBBY ROODE [+5]

Roode won a spot in the MITB ladder match, but is the least likely to win the briefcase.

14. ANDRADE ALMAS [NR]

Almas and Vega debuted this week and Almas got a win over a jobber. Decent debut.

13. AJ STYLES [-4]

Styles lost against Nakamura and gave his opponent the right to choose their next match stipulation, but their match on SmackDown was one of the best ones to date.

12. DELETERS OF WORLDS [NR]

Hardy and Bray are getting victories, but their characters are getting stale and needs some more creativity.

11. DANIEL BRYAN [+4]

Bryan is hopefully past his feud with Cass that accomplished little. He took down the big man and proclaimed he wanted to chase the WWE Championship.

10. TOMMASO CIAMPA [NR]

Ciampa has established himself as the best heel in NXT and he should actually wait to debut on the main roster for awhile. His story with Johnny has been going on for a year, but it is still electric.

9. THE SHOW [NR]

Ziggler and McIntyre are being booked as legitimate threats. They got a huge win over the likes of Balor and Braun. The duo could end up chasing a title soon. 

8. EMBER MOON [+0]

Moon got thrown into a six-man tag match against the Riott Squad, but she still looked strong.

7. BECKY LYNCH [NR]

Lynch finally got a much-needed win and it was in a huge match: earning a spot in the MITB match. This could possibly turn her luck around.

6. NEW DAY [NR]

The New Day beat The Bar and won the rights to choice one member to compete in the MITB ladder match. The real question is who? Kofi is always a joy in a ladder match, but never a real threat. Big E or Woods could enter and if they won, they could end the group for a solo run.

5. KEVIN OWENS [+11]

Owens has lost several opportunities over the last few weeks, but after Mahal got injured by Reigns, Owens took his place and capitalized. He will now be part of the MITB ladder match.

4. ALEXA BLISS [NR]

While she may not be able to beat Jax on her own, Bliss earned a right to compete for the MITB contract to get the upper hand on the champ.

3. ASUKA [NR]

Asuka gets a title shot against Carmella and it should be an easier match than it was against Flair.

2. SHINSUKE NAKAMURA [+0]

Nakamura beat Styles in one of the best matches to date in WWE and now he gets to choose what type of match their next title will be. This gives the King of Strong Style an advantage.

1. SETH ROLLINS [+0 THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK]

Once again, Rollins highlighted Raw with an IC title open challenge. This week, he fought Kevin Owens and is solidifying himself as the top star on Raw, even over Lesnar.

HONORABLE MENTIONS


Mustafa Ali - Ali picked up a win for his team in a six-man tag match.

Tyler Bate - Bate won a fatal four-way match on 205 Live.

Pete Dunne - Dunne teamed up with Lorcan and Burch to finally get the better of the Undisputed Era.

Kairi Sane - Sane interrupted Lacey Evans post-match, but Evans deflected a beating from Sane.

The Bar - They haven't been on the path of winning since moving to the blue brand, but The Bar is still proving they are a strong pair.

BIGGEST MOVES THIS WEEK

Kevin Owens +11
Finn Balor -16

Do you think anyone should be listed differently?
What can these Superstars do to get back up at the #1 spot?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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THIS POST WRITTEN BY: WES KEEFER

Wes Keefer is a student studying sports journalism. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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