• Big Drop In Raw Viewership
This week’s episode of Raw, which featured the aftermath from Royal Rumble 2018 and featured John Cena vs. Finn Balor in the main event, drew 3.40 million viewers. This is down from previous week’s 4.53 million viewers for the Raw 25 episode.
Below are the results from this week’s show:
– Sasha Banks confronted Asuka
– Braun Strowman def. Kane in a Last Man Standing Match to qualify for the Men’s Elimination Chamber Match
– Elias def. “Woken” Matt Hardy to qualify for the Men’s Elimination Chamber Match
– Intercontinental Champion The Miz def. Roman Reigns to retain the Title
– The Revival def. Heath Slater & Rhyno
– Asuka def. Sasha Banks
– Raw Tag Team Champions Cesaro & Sheamus def. Titus Worldwide to retain the Titles
– John Cena def. Finn Bálor to qualify for the Men’s Elimination Chamber Match
Below are the top 10 moments from this week’s show:
• Rumor Killer On AJ Styles Getting Heat For Paying Tribute To Hulk Hogan At Raw 25
As seen at Raw 25, WWE Champion “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles impersonated Hulk Hogan in his interview with “Mean” Gene Okerlund. You can watch it below:
There were reports that Styles went into business for himself in this promo and upset Vince McMahon by doing the Hulk Hogan impression. However, that’s not the case.
Sports Illustrated noted that Styles doing the Hogan impression was scripted and was requested by Styles himself, as he wanted to pay tribute to the Hulkster (as they were close in TNA).