Now that WrestleMania is within the rearview mirror, WWE has began its new yr. It additionally means it's time to take part within the annual Celebrity Shakeup present, which mixes the "Uncooked" and "SmackDown" lists and affords new tales and new fights.
The 2-night affair started Monday with a dozen stars making "Uncooked" their new dwelling. The shakeup will finish on Tuesday on "SmackDown".
WWE wasted no time shifting round throughout "Uncooked". The Miz rose to the crimson mark on the opening section of the sequence, striker Shane McMahon, who was making enjoyable of his dad. It appeared to mark the top of their quarrel of a number of months, McMahon nonetheless being a part of "SmackDown".
The #SuperstarShakeUp is formally AWWWEEEOOOOMMEEEE! @Mikethemiz brings it to @shanemcmahon on #RAW! pic.twitter.com/4j6g25ykq7
– WWE (@WWE), April 16, 2019
Probably the most mentioned transfer of the night – for the mistaken causes – was the "brutal" debut of NXT staff champions, Battle Raiders, who have been renamed The Viking Expertise. The absurd title adjustments have been additionally prolonged to the wrestlers: Hanson is now handed by Ivar and Rowe by Erik.
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The heavyweights teamed up with Ricochet and Aleister Black – who’re formally members of "Uncooked" now after floating between the 2 main manufacturers of coaching for months – to win a victory over the staff. The Revival and Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder tag match man.
IVAR. ERIK. The @WWENXT reigning #TagTeamChampions THE VIKING EXPERIENCE is right here on #RAW! #SuperstarShakeUp pic.twitter.com/IDiiKhRKgB
– WWE (@WWE), April 16, 2019
Andrade and her valet, Zelina Vega, switched to "Uncooked:" after spending final yr at "SmackDown" and had a direct impression by defeating the champion of the Finn Intercontinental Balor in an untitled match.
Rey Mysterio, Vega's star of Luca Libre, got here out of the blue mark and interrupted Elias earlier than being overwhelmed by Lars Sullivan, who made his "Uncooked" debut the week earlier than.
Usos will give new impetus to the model's staff division, which had already change into a lot deeper with The Viking Expertise, Black and Ricochet, The Revival, Bobby Roode and Chad Gable, and the "Uncooked" champions. title, Hawkins and Ryder. In fact, all this might change Tuesday on "SmackDown"
The crimson mark provides much more energy with two-time girls's champion Naomi and two-time WWE Champion AJ Types. Types ought to flourish below this modification, given the potential of nice rivalries with Drew McIntyre, Roman Reigns and Common Champion, Seth Rollins.
WWE Celebrity Shakeup: "Uncooked" and "Smackdown"
Wrestlers who went to "Uncooked" on Monday throughout the first night time of Celebrity Shakeup:
– AJ Types
– The Miz
– Aleister Black
– The Viking Expertise
– Cedric Alexander
– Andrade with Zelina Vega
– Rey Mysterio
– The Usos
– Eric Younger
– Lacey Evans