WWE Power Rankings Top 10 Superstars This Week: #336 - Lashley! Lashley! Lashley! | 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. Drew McIntyre [NR]

In arguably the best match of the whole week of WWE TV, former WWE Champion Drew McIntyre returned to Raw to beat his former friend Sheamus in a lengthy, hard-hitting battle.

9. Daniel Bryan [NR]

Daniel Bryan will get his fair opportunity at Roman Reigns and the Universal Championship at Fastlane after defeating Jey Uso in a Steel Cage match on SmackDown.

8. Riddle [No Change]

A mixed week for the recently crowned United States Champion. Riddle teamed with Lucha House Party to earn a victory over Retribution. But, in an immediate follow-up match with the group's leader Mustafa Ali, Riddle fell victim to the numbers game and suffered defeat.

7. Io Shirai [-2]

The long-running NXT Women's Champion Io Shirai didn't feature this week, as she prepares for a one-on-one title defense against Toni Storm in next week's bumper edition of NXT.

6. Miz & Morrison [-2]

The Miz's second reign as WWE Champion was fortunately a short one. After teasing the match throughout the entire episode of Raw, Bobby Lashley finally toppled Miz to restore credibility back to the company's most prestigious title.

5. Kay Lee Ray [NR]

Speaking of credible champions, the incredibly long reign of Kay Lee Ray withstood one of its toughest challenges this week, as the Scotswoman overcame the legendary Meiko Satomura.

4. Bianca Belair [+2]

Bianca Belair continues to build momentum towards her SmackDown Women's Championship match with Sasha Banks at WrestleMania, as she defeated Shayna Baszler on Friday's show.

3. Roman Reigns [-2]

Roman Reigns was likely not a happy man on SmackDown this week. The Universal Champion watched from ringside as his cousin Jey Uso failed to stop Daniel Bryan winning a Steel Cage match, giving Bryan an opportunity at Reigns' title.

2. Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax [+1]

The WWE Women's Tag Team Champions were all over TV this week, and mostly on the positive side of things. Nia Jax beat Naomi on Raw, while Shayna Baszler suffered a loss to Charlotte Flair. On SmackDown, Baszler again tasted defeat to Bianca Belair. But the big win was a successful (albeit controversial) title defense against Dakota Kai & Raquel Gonzalez on NXT.

1. The Hurt Business [+1]

The 17-year journey for Bobby Lashley is finally over, as The All Mighty decimated The Miz on Raw and captured the WWE Championship for the first time. Plus, Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander retained their Raw Tag Team Championships over the unusual pairing of Braun Strowman & Adam Pearce.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Charlotte Flair - After setting her sights on Asuka's Raw Women's Championship, Charlotte Flair scored a win on Raw over Shayna Baszler.

Lorcan & Burch - Although their title reign has been something of an afterthought, NXT Champions Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch did get to enjoy a good win over Tommaso Ciampa & Timothy Thatcher on Wednesday.

Finn Balor - In preparation for his NXT Championship defense against Adam Cole next week, Finn Balor overcame another former Undisputed Era member, Roderick Strong, in Wednesday's main event.

The Street Profits - The Street Profits continue to pick up wins in pursuit of a rematch for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships, as on Friday they beat the odd couple of King Corbin & Sami Zayn.

Cesaro - Continuing the build to a match with Seth Rollins, Cesaro defeated Rollins' former disciple Buddy Murphy on SmackDown.

The Power Rankings Table (since WrestleMania 36)

  1. Drew McIntyre - 42 weeks (8 weeks at #1)
  2. Asuka - 38 weeks (11 weeks at #1)
  3. The Hurt Business - 36 weeks (9 weeks at #1)
  4. Sasha Banks - 27 weeks (8 weeks at #1)
  5. Roman Reigns - 27 weeks (7 weeks at #1)
  6. AJ Styles - 24 weeks (1 week at #1)
  7. Big E - 19 weeks (1 week at #1)
  8. Bayley - 18 weeks (8 weeks at #1)
  9. Braun Strowman - 17 weeks (1 week at #1)
  10. Charlotte Flair - 17 weeks (1 week at #1)

BIGGEST MOVES THIS WEEK

Bianca Belair +2

Roman Reigns, Miz & Morrison and Io Shirai -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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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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