WWE Rankings, Results, & Territory Report 1/5/9

WWE Rankings 1/5/19
WWE Rankings 1/5/19

WWE Rankings, Results, & Territory Report 1/5/9

Table of Contents:

  1. Results
  2. WWE Rankings 1/5/9
  3. Upcoming Matches
  4. Championship Landscape

WWE Rankings & Championship Landscape Archives.

1. Results

Monday Night Raw
December 28th, 2019 (aired December 31st, 2019)
Little Caesars Arena
Detroit, MI

  1. Steel Cage
    Drew McIntyre defeated Dolph Ziggler
  2. Battle Royal
    Apollo Crews defeated Baron Corbin and Bo Dallas and Curt Hawkins and Curtis Axel and Finn Balor and Gran Metalik and Kalisto and Konnor and Lince Dorado and Mojo Rawley and No Way Jose and Titus O’Neil and Viktor and Zack Ryder
  3. Bayley, Ember Moon, & Sasha Banks defeated the Riott Squad (Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan)
  4. Bobby Lashley defeated Seth Rollins via DQ
  5. 3-on-2 Handicap Match
    Jinder Mahal & the Singh Brothers defeated Heath Slater & Rhyno
  6. Intercontinental Championship
    Dean Ambrose defeated Apollo Crews
  7. Natalya & Ronda Rousey defeated Nia Jax & Tamina

WWE Smackdown
December 29th, 2019 (air date: January 1st, 2019)
PPG Paints Arena
Pittsburgh, PA

205 Live (aired January 2nd, 2019):

  1. Cruiserweight Title Match Qualifyer
    Kalisto defeated Lio Rush
  2. Cruiserweight Title Match Qualifyer
    Akira Tozawa defeated Drew Gulak


  1. Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Hardy
  2. Sonya Deville defeated Naomi
  3. Becky Lynch & John Cena defeated Andrade Almas & Zelina Vega
  4. #1 Contender For WWE Championship
    Fatal 5-Way
    AJ Styles defeated Mustafa Ali vs Randy Orton vs Rey Mysterio vs Samoa Joe

Previous Week’s Results: 

WWE Monday Night Raw
airdate: December 24th, 2018
December 17th, 2018
Golden 1 Center
Sacramento, CA

  1. Street Fight
    Elias defeated Bobby Lashley
  2. WWE Raw Tag Team Championships
    Bobby Roode & Chad Gable (c) defeated the Revival
  3. Bayley, Ember Moon, & Sasha Banks defeated Dana Brooke, Mickie James, Alicia Fox
  4. Finn Balor defeated Drew McIntyre vs Dolph Ziggler
  5. Raw Women’s Championship
    Ronda Rousey (c) defeated Natalya
  6. Heath Slater defeated Jinder Mahal via DQ
  7. Seth Rollins defeated Baron Corbin

WWE Smackdown Live!
airdate: December 25th, 2018
December 18th, 2018
Save Mart Center
Fresno, CA

  1. Mustafa Ali defeated Andrade Cien Almas
  2. The Club and the Usos defeated the Bar and Sanity
  3. Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Hardy via DQ
  4. United States Championship
    Rusev defeated Shinsuke Nakamura (c)

2. WWE Rankings 1/5/19

  • #6 (RAW) Drew McIntyre moves up one spot after defeating #7 (RAW) Dolph Ziggler
  • Kurt Angle was removed from the rankings due to inactivity.
  • #8 (RAW) Apollo Crews moves up several spots after winning a battle royal this week.
  • #3 (Raw) Bobby Lashley moves up after defeating #4 (RAW) Seth Rollins via DQ.
  • #1 (205) Kalisto and #2 (205) Akira Tozawa both jump to the top of the heep by qualifying for the Royal Rumble cruiserweight title fatal 4 way match this week.
  • Heath Slater and Rhyno were added back to the Raw tag team division this week and Heath Slater was removed from the men’s singles division as well.

Universal Champion: Brock Lesnar
Intercontinental Champion: Dean Ambrose

  1. Braun Strowman
  2. Elias
  3. Bobby Lashley
  4. Seth Rollins
  5. Finn Balor
  6. Drew McIntyre
  7. Dolph Ziggler
  8. Apollo Crews
  9. Zack Ryder
  10. Tyler Breeze
  11. Jinder Mahal
  12. Titus O’Neal
  13. Mojo Rawley
  14. No Way Jose
  15. Curt Hawkins

Raw Women’s Champion: Ronda Rousey

  1. Natalya
  2. Nia Jax
  3. Ember Moon
  4. Sasha Banks
  5. Bayley
  6. Mickie James
  7. Tamina
  8. Ruby Riott
  9. Dana Brooke
  10. Sarah Logan
  11. Liv Morgan
  12. Alicia Fox

Raw Tag Team Champions: Bobby Roode & Chad Gable

  1. Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar)
  2. The Revival
  3. The Lucha House Party
  4. The Ascension
  5. The B-Team


WWE Champion: Daniel Bryan
United States Champion: Rusev

  1. AJ Styles
  2. The Miz
  3. Rey Mysterio
  4. Randy Orton
  5. Samoa Joe
  6. Jeff Hardy
  7. Shinsuke Nakamura
  8. Mustafa Ali
  9. Shelton Benjamin
  10. Andrade “Cien” Almas
  11. R-Truth
  12. Tye Dillinger
  13. Aiden English

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Asuka

  1. Becky Lynch
  2. Charlotte Flair
  3. Sonya Deville
  4. Mandy Rose
  5. Carmella
  6. Naomi
  7. Billie Kay
  8. Peyton Royce

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Bar

  1. The Club
  2. The Usos
  3. New Day
  4. Sanity
  5. The Colons
  6. Shane McMahon & the Miz

205 Live:

WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Buddy Murphy

  1. Kalisto
  2. Akira Tozawa
  3. Cedric Alexander
  4. Tony Nese
  5. Brian Kendrick
  6. Hideo Itami
  7. Lio Rush
  8. Drew Gulak
  9. Gran Metalic
  10. TJP
  11. Jack Gallagher
  12. Noam Dar
  13. Mike Kannelis
  14. Lince Dorado

3. Upcoming Matches

Royal Rumble 2019
January 27th, 2019
Chase Field
Phoenix, AZ

  • 2019 Men’s Royal Rumble
  • 2019 Women’s Royal Rumble
  • Universal Championship
    Brock Lesnar (c) vs Braun Strowman
  • WWE Championship
    Daniel Bryan (c) vs AJ Styles
  • WWE Cruiserweight Championship
    Fatal 4-Way
    Buddy Murphy (c) vs Kalisto vs Akira Tozawa vs TBD

4. Championship Landscape

Universal Championship
Champion: Brock Lesnar
Won: vs Braun Strowman (vacant) at Crown Jewel
Title Defenses: 0

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Ronda Rousey
Won: Summerslam 2018 From Alexa Bliss
Title Defenses: 5
Challengers: Alexa Bliss (HIAC), Nikki Bella (Evolution), Mickie James (Raw), Nia Jax (TLC), Natalya (RAW)

Raw Tag Team Championships
Champions: Bobby Roode & Chad Gable
Won: from AOP (Raw December 10th, 2018)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: The Revival (RAW)

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Dean Ambrose
Won: TLC from Seth Rollins
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: Tyler Breeze (RAW), Apollo Crews (RAW)


WWE Championship
Champion: Daniel Bryan
Won: Smackdown November 13th, 2018 from AJ Styles
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: AJ Styles (TLC)

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Asuka
Won: from Becky Lynch (TLC – triple threat with Charlotte Flair)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: Naomi (SD)

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: the Bar
Won: Smackdown October 16tht, 2018 from New Day
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: New Day (Crown Jewel), New Day & Usos (TLC)

United States Championship
Champion: Rusev
Won: Extreme from Rusev (12/18/18 – aired 12/25/18)
Title Defenses: 0

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Buddy Murphy
Won: From Cedric Alexander (Super Show-Down)
Title Defenses: 2
Challengers: Mustafa Ali (Survivor Series), Cedric Alexander (TLC)