WWE Power Rankings Top 10 Superstars This Week: #418 - Pub Rules Before Extreme Rules | 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?

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. Matt Riddle [NR]

Although it came at the cost of a post-match beatdown by Judgment Day, Matt Riddle was victorious in Raw's main event over Damian Priest.

9. Bianca Belair [NR]

Building momentum ahead of her Raw Women's Championship match with Bayley at Extreme Rules, Bianca Belair defeated Damage Ctrl member Iyo Sky on Raw.

8. Wes Lee [NR]

Thanks to an unfortunate injury suffered by Tony D'Angelo during the match, Wes Lee overcame The Don on NXT to qualify for the North American Championship Ladder Match at Halloween Havoc.

7. Drew McIntyre [NR]

After having his match with Austin Theory on SmackDown end in disqualification due to interference by Alpha Academy, Drew McIntyre teamed with Kevin Owens & Johnny Gargano on SmackDown to defeat all three in a Six-Man Tag.

6. Johnny Gargano [NR]

Continuing on from the prior entry, Johnny Gargano teamed with Kevin Owens on Raw to beat Alpha Academy, and then added Drew McIntyre to the party to defeat them again as well as Austin Theory on SmackDown.

5. Kevin Owens [NR]

The final part of this triumvirate, Kevin Owens maintained his recent strong form with his and Johnny Gargano's tag victory over Alpha Academy, before popping up on SmackDown to beat the Academy and Austin Theory alongside Gargano and Drew McIntyre.

4. Liv Morgan [-1]

Baseball bat in hand, SmackDown Women's Champion Liv Morgan took the fight to Ronda Rousey on Friday, but did find herself falling second-best to her unarmed challenger.

3. Bobby Lashley [-1]

A week off for the relentless United States Champion Bobby Lashley this week, only turning up to give Matt Riddle a pep talk ahead of his upcoming match with Seth Rollins.

2. Damage Ctrl [+2]

The week started poorly for Damage Ctrl wth Iyo Sky falling to Raw Women's Champion Bianca Belair. But it picked up on SmackDown, with leader Bayley beating the tank-riding Shotzi.

1. The Bloodline [No Change]

The Bloodline feels bigger and stronger than ever. With Roman Reigns & The Usos taking a week of respite, Solo Sikoa and Sami Zayn held down the fort, with Zayn beating AJ Styles on Raw, before the pair of them overcame Madcap Moss & Ricochet on SmackDown.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Seth Rollins - Building up to his grudge match with Matt Riddle, Seth Rollins defeated Rey Mysterio on Raw.

Candice LeRae - The Poison Pixie made her shock return to WWE on Raw, marking this with a victory over Nikki ASH.

Nikkita Lyons & Zoey Stark - With an NXT Tag Team Championship match on the horizon, Nikkita Lyons beat one-half of the champs, Kayden Carter, on NXT.

Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen - The main event of NXT saw Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen outlast Gallus in a Pub Rules match.

Ronda Rousey - A comfortable victory over Ronda Rousey on SmackDown over Natalya was followed by a brawl with Liv Morgan.

The Power Rankings Table (since WrestleMania 38)

  1. The Bloodline - 20 weeks (5 weeks at #1)
  2. Bobby Lashley - 17 weeks (5 weeks at #1)
  3. Bianca Belair - 17 weeks (4 weeks at #1)
  4. Toxic Attraction - 16 weeks
  5. Liv Morgan - 14 weeks (3 weeks at #1)
  6. Bron Breakker - 13 weeks
  7. Cody Rhodes - 11 weeks (3 weeks at #1)
  8. Roxanne Perez - 9 weeks (2 weeks at #1)
  9. Damage Ctrl - 8 weeks (1 week at #1)
  10. Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams - 8 weeks

BIGGEST MOVES THIS WEEK

Damage Ctrl +2

Bobby Lashley & Liv Morgan -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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