WWE Power Rankings Top 10 Superstars This Week: #393 - A Spectacular WrestleMania Weekend (Start Of Season 2022/2023) | 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 oneself, being humiliated, and more, who is at the top of the food chain and who needs to make up some ground next week?

As this is the first edition of the Power Rankings for 2022/23, everyone's rankings will commence based on their results at WrestleMania and the week following this. This is the starting point for the year ahead, and in a year's time we'll find out who will follow in Roman Reigns' footsteps as the Power Rankings Champion!

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. Cameron Grimes [NR]

Making his late father proud, Cameron Grimes earned his first title in NXT by winning the 5-Way North American Championship Ladder Match at Stand & Deliver.

9. Cody Rhodes [NR]

From undesirable, to undeniable. Cody Rhodes is the name on everyone's lips following his blockbuster return to WWE at WrestleMania 38. With his presentation exactly as it was in AEW, The American Nightmare defeated Seth Rollins in a stellar first match back in the company.

8. Stone Cold Steve Austin [NR]

Not a name I ever anticipated placing on the Power Rankings in 2022, but Stone Cold Steve Austin won the main event of Night 1 of WrestleMania 38, beating Kevin Owens in a brilliant brawl all over the arena.

7. Toxic Attraction [NR]

Despite briefly losing their grip on the NXT Women's Tag Team Championships at Stand & Deliver, by the end of the week Toxic Attraction once again has all the gold in NXT. Mandy Rose on Saturday defended her Women's Championship against Io Shirai, Kay Lee Ray and Cora Jade, with Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne regaining the tag titles from Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai on Tuesday.

6. The Usos [NR]

Thanks to an unfortunate injury sustained by Rick Boogs, The Usos retained their SmackDown Tag Team Championships over Boogs and Shinsuke Nakamura. Then, on Raw, they teamed with Austin Theory to a victory over RK-Bro and Finn Balor.

5. Sasha Banks & Naomi [NR]

New WWE Women's Tag Team Champions were crowned at WrestleMania 38, as Sasha Banks & Naomi overcame Carmella & Zelina Vega, Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan and Natalya & Shayna Baszler to capture the titles. They then defeated Ripley & Morgan again on Raw, before Banks suffered a surprise loss to Morgan on SmackDown.

4. Bron Breakker [NR]

It was a rough start to the week for Bron Breakker, after he failed to dethrone Dolph Ziggler for the NXT Championship at Stand & Deliver. But Breakker came back to beat Ziggler on Raw for the title, and then successfully defended his newly won title against Gunther in the main event of Tuesday's show.

3. Charlotte Flair [NR]

In a shock result for the majority of viewers, Charlotte Flair retained the SmackDown Women's Championship at WrestleMania 38 against Ronda Rousey, in controversial circumstances due to a ref bump.

2. Bianca Belair [NR]

In undoubtedly one of the greatest women's wrestling matches in WWE history and arguably the best match of WrestleMania 38, Bianca Belair defeated her arch-rival Becky Lynch to win the Raw Women's Championship.

1. Roman Reigns [NR]

In what was billed as the biggest match in WrestleMania history, Roman Reigns became the Undisputed Universal Champion of WWE by finally slaying his long-time nemesis Brock Lesnar on the Grandest Stage of Them All.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Gunther - A bizarre yet significant week for Gunther. After defeating LA Knight at Stand & Deliver, Gunther failed to beat Bron Breakker for the NXT Championship. Then he arrived on SmackDown with 'Ludwig Kaiser' by his side in a one-sided victory over a local talent.

Drew McIntyre - As expected, Drew McIntyre got his win over Happy Corbin at WrestleMania 38, kicking out of The End of Days in the process, and followed that with a win over Sami Zayn on SmackDown.

The Miz - The Miz teamed with Logan Paul to a victory over The Mysterios at WrestleMania 38, before laying out Paul with a Skull Crushing Finale. Miz continued this momentum with a one-on-one win over Dominik Mysterio on Raw.

Bobby Lashley - The Almighty Bobby Lashley handed Omos his first singles defeat at WrestleMania 38, before he was betrayed by MVP on Raw.

Edge - Thanks to the distraction by Damian Priest, Edge won his dream match with AJ Styles at WrestleMania 38, and is on his way to forming his own faction.

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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