WWE Power Rankings Top 10 Superstars This Week: #248 - The Slow Trudge to Stomping Grounds | 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

10. Damian Priest [NR]

It was a dominant introduction to life in NXT for Damian Priest on Wednesday night. The former Punishment Martinez settled into his new gimmick with an easy victory over Raul Mendoza.

9. Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch [No Change]

While the tag team didn't make a showing on NXT this week, Oney Lorcan took a detour to 205 Live to defeat Ariya Daivari in the night's main event. However, he paid for this straight afterward courtesy of a post-match attack.

8. The IIconics [NR]

Don't adjust your screens, but The IIconics successfully defended their Women's Tag Team Championships against a team of actual WWE roster members. I know, crazy isn't it? Of course, they were helped by the fact that Alexa Bliss spent most of the match bickering with Bayley at ringside, leaving Nikki Cross alone to fall against the duo from Down Under.

7. The Revival [-1]

The new Raw Tag Team Champions were relegated to backstage segments with Shane McMahon's crew on Monday, where both Revival members got to taste the wrath of a vengeful Roman Reigns.

6. Ricochet [NR]

In his biggest victory on the main roster to date, on Raw Ricochet outlasted The Miz, Braun Strowman, Bobby Lashley and Cesaro to earn the shot at Samoa Joe's United States Championship at Stomping Grounds.

5. Becky Lynch [-1]

While she's still one of the hottest acts on the roster, Becky Lynch's feud with Lacey Evans has curbed her momentum coming out of WrestleMania substantially. There was no match for The Man on Raw, just a promo segment and a suplex to Evans.

4. The Undisputed Era [+2]

The entire group are now together on the Power Rankings as they should be, and they worked as a unit to win NXT's most recent main event. The combination of Adam Cole, Bobby Fish and Roderick Strong defeated Velveteen Dream, Matt Riddle and Tyler Breeze, with Strong asserting himself as a potential challenger for the North American Championship.

3. Bayley [No Change]

A week where Bayley didn't wrestle, but had a definitive impact on the week's TV. On Raw, the SmackDown Women's Champion's presence at ringside contributed to Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross not capturing the Women's Tag Team Championships. Then on SmackDown, a strong promo segment helped make her title defense against Bliss at Stomping Grounds one of the most compelling bouts on the card.

2. Seth Rollins [No Change]

With his steel chair in tow, Seth Rollins ran wild over anyone who dared to be Baron Corbin's special referee for Stomping Grounds on Raw this week. Rollins also defeated former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan in Monday's main event, before teaming with current WWE Champion Kofi Kingston on SmackDown to defeat Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.

1. The New Day [No Change]

In a shocking turn of events, it was another week filled with winning for The New Day. Despite the single blemish of Xavier Woods losing to Dolph Ziggler on SmackDown, it was overpowered by The New Day defeating Baron Corbin, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn on Raw, followed by Kofi Kingston teaming with fellow world champion Seth Rollins to defeat Owens and Zayn once more on SmackDown.

HONORABLE MENTIONS


Dolph Ziggler - While few are giving him no hope of defeating Kofi Kingston at Stomping Grounds, at least Dolph Ziggler could take solace in a clean victory over Xavier Woods on SmackDown.

Heavy Machinery - With SmackDown tag team gold firmly on their mind at Stomping Grounds, Heavy Machinery gained momentum by defeating The B-Team on Tuesday night.

The Bollywood Boys - Following a couple of weeks of squash tag match, The Bollywood Boys defeated an established team in the Lucha House Party on the latest 205 Live.

Drew McIntyre - While he was one of many who couldn't contain Roman Reigns on the warpath on Raw, Drew McIntyre had a decent week of beating up Heath Slater backstage and pinning The Miz on SmackDown.

Drake Maverick - In arguably the funniest week for the 24/7 Championship so far, Drake Maverick one his first piece of WWE gold on Raw by rolling-up R-Truth, before losing the belt at his own wedding when R-Truth crashed his big day.

Dropped from Last Week's Power Rankings


  • The Street Profits
  • Lars Sullivan
  • Mia Yim

BIGGEST MOVES THIS WEEK

The Undisputed Era +2
Becky Lynch & The Revival -1

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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AUTHOR OF THIS POST: CALLUM WIGGINS

Callum Wiggins hails from Essex in the United Kingdom. He recently graduated from the University of York with a degree in History and has been a fan of professional wrestling since 2002. Outside of wrestling, he is also a fan of Arsenal FC and enjoys video games, darts, and Formula One. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter.

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