WWE Power Rankings Top 10 Superstars This Week: #266 - The Countdown To Crown Jewel | 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

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10. The Street Profits [NR]

After months of being Raw's resident hype men, The Street Profits finally made their in-ring debut on Monday night, defeating the former Raw Tag Team Champions Gallows & Anderson in the main event.

9. Brock Lesnar [-1]

Brock Lesnar actually showed up for SmackDown this week to continue to build his match with Cain Velasquez at Crown Jewel, delivering an entertainingly vicious beating to him, Rey Mysterio and Dominic in the trainer's room.

8. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross [+2]

The new Number One Contender for the SmackDown Women's Championship, Nikki Cross, continued to build momentum on Friday night. With Bayley & Sasha Banks watching on from commentary, Cross defeated Mandy Rose.

7. The New Day [-1]

A man down for the far foreseeable future due to Xavier Woods' unfortunate injury, The New Day's troubles continued on SmackDown when Kofi Kingston and Big E were defeated by Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode.

6. The Viking Raiders [+1]

While it was far less emphatic than their Raw Tag Team Championship win last week, The Viking Raiders continued their unbeaten run with a straightforward victory over Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder.

5. The Boss & Hug Connection [-2]

The Boss & Hug Connection stuck to the role of bystanders this week as they watched Bayley's next challenger Nikki Cross score another win over Mandy Rose from the announce table.

4. Seth Rollins [+1]

Seth Rollins gave an opportunity to one of Raw's newest recruits, Humberto Carrillo. In a decent match which received little reaction from the crowd, Rollins defeated the former 205 Live competitor to build momentum for his Universal title match at Crown Jewel.

3. The Kabuki Warriors [-1]

With most of the Raw women's roster away in Sydney for a tour, the only appearance The Kabuki Warriors made this week was a pre-taped package to intimidate Dakota Kai & Tegan Nox before their upcoming match on NXT.

2. Becky Lynch [-1]

Another member of the women's roster absent from this week's Raw, Becky Lynch remains with no clear challenger or direction at the moment as Raw Women's Champion. Hopefully that's resolved soon.

1. The Undisputed Era [+3]

In a blistering main event of this week's NXT, Roderick Strong successfully defended his North American Championship against Keith Lee and Dominik Dijakovic. Then, capitalizing on Finn Balor's shocking heel turn, all four members of Undisputed Era delivered a pummelling to a defenseless Tommaso Ciampa.


Drew McIntyre - Back after a lengthy injury lay-off, Drew McIntyre returned to Raw to defeat Ricochet and sign-up for Ric Flair's team at Crown Jewel.

Dakota Kai & Tegan Nox - In their first TV match together as a tag team, Dakota Kai & Tegan Nox defeated Jessamyn Duke & Marina Shafir to earn a Women's Tag Team Championship match against The Kabuki Warriors.

Ali - The SmackDown Six-Man Tag main event was arguably the best match on the WWE main roster this week, with Ali scoring the decisive pin for his team over Cesaro.

Rhea Ripley - Continuing to put herself in line for an NXT Women's Championship opportunity, Rhea Ripley defeated the impressive Bianca Belair this week.

Finn Balor - Although he didn't feature in a match, the whole wrestling world was talking about Finn Balor after he assaulted Johnny Gargano out of the blue on NXT, turning heel for the first time since joining WWE.

Dropped from Last Week's Power Rankings

  • Imperium

The Power Rankings Table (since WrestleMania 35)

  1. The New Day - 29 weeks (11 weeks as #1)
  2. Becky Lynch - 29 weeks (10 weeks as #1)
  3. Seth Rollins - 29 weeks (2 weeks as #1)
  4. Bayley/The Boss & Hug Connection - 24 weeks (5 weeks as #1)
  5. The Undisputed Era - 16 weeks (1 week as #1)
  6. Brock Lesnar - 12 weeks
  7. AJ Styles/The O.C. - 11 weeks
  8. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross - 10 weeks
  9. Erick Rowan/Harper & Rowan - 9 weeks
  10. Finn Balor - 7 weeks


The Undisputed Era +3
The Boss & Hug Connection -2

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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