WWE Rankings & Championship Landscape (December 8th)

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WWE Rankings & Championship Landscape, December 8th, 2018

Table of Contents:

  1. Results
  2. WWE Rankings 12/8
  3. Upcoming Matches
  4. Championship Landscape

WWE Rankings & Championship Landscape Archives.

1. Results

Monday Night Raw
December 3rd, 2018
Toyota Center
Houston, Texas

Main Event:

  1. Tyler Breeze defeated Curt Hawkins
  2. The B-Team & Zack Ryder defeated Mojo Rawley & The Ascension

Monday Night Raw:

  1. Bayey & Sasha Banks defeated Alicia Fox & Mickie James
  2. 3-on-1 Handicap Match
    The Lucha House Party defeated Scott Dawson
  3. Dolph Ziggler defeated Drew McIntyre
  4. 3-on-2 Handicap Match
    AOP & Drake Maverick defeated Chad Gable & Bobby Roode
  5. Heath Slater defeated Rhyno
  6. Finn Balor defeated Jinder Mahal
  7. Ember Moon & Ronda Rousey defeated Nia Jax & Tamina

Smackdown Live!
December 4th, 2018
Frank Erwin Center
Austin, Texas

205 Live:

  1. The Brian Kendrick defeated Drew Gulak
  2. Ariya Daivari defeated Clay Roberts
  3. The Lucha House Party (Kalisto & Lince Dorado) defeated TJ Perkins & Mike Kanellis

Smackdown:

  1. Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville defeated Asuka & Charlotte Flair
  2. Jey Uso defeated Xavier Woods
  3. Randy Orton defeated Jeff Hardy
  4. AJ Styles defeated the Miz

2. WWE Rankings 12/8

  • #3 (Raw) Dolph Ziggler moves up one spot after defeating #4 (Raw) Drew McIntyre.
  • #2 (Raw) Ember Moon moves up several spots after winning tag match with Ronda Rousey against Nia Jax and Tamina.
  • (Raw TT) Heath Slater & Rhyno were dropped from the rankings.
  • #4 (205) Brian Kendrick moves up several spots after defeating #5 Drew Gulak

Universal Champion: Brock Lesnar
Intercontinental Champion: Seth Rollins

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

Raw Women’s Champion: Ronda Rousey

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

Raw Tag Team Champions: Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar)

  1. Roode & Gable
  2. The Lucha House Party
  3. The Revival
  4. The Ascension
  5. The B-Team

Smackdown:

WWE Champion: Daniel Bryan
United States Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura

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

Smackdown Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch

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

Smackdown Tag Team Champions: The Bar

  1. The Usos
  2. New Day
  3. The Club
  4. Sanity
  5. The Colons
  6. Dane and Wayne Bryant

205 Live:

WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Buddy Murphy

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

3. Upcoming Matches

TLC
December 16th, 2018
SAP Center
San Jose, CA

  • WWE Championship
    Daniel Bryan (c) vs AJ Styles
  • Raw Women’s Championship
    Ronda Rousey (c) vs Nia Jax
  • Smackdown Women’s Championship
    Becky Lynch (c) vs Asuka vs Charlotte Flair
  • Smackdown Tag Team Championships
    The Bar (c) vs New Day vs The Usos
  • Intercontinental Championship
    Seth Rollins (c) vs Dean Ambrose
  • Baron Corbin vs Braun Strowman
  • Elias vs Bobby Lashley
  • Finn Balor vs Drew McIntyre
  • Mixed Match Challenge Final
    TBD vs TBD

4. Championship Landscape

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

Raw Women’s Championship
Champion: Ronda Rousey
Won: Summerslam 2018 From Alexa Bliss
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: Alexa Bliss (HIAC), Nikki Bella (Evolution), Mickie James (Raw)

Raw Tag Team Championships
Champions: The Authors of Pain (Akam & Rezar)
Won: from Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose (Raw – November 5th, 2018)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: Chad Gable & Bobby Roode (Raw)

Intercontinental Championship
Champion: Seth Rollins
Won: Summerslam 2018 from Dolph Ziggler
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: Kevin Owens (Raw), Dolph Ziggler (Raw), Dolph Ziggler (Raw)

Smackdown:

WWE Championship
Champion: Daniel Bryan
Won: Smackdown November 13th, 2018 from AJ Styles
Title Defenses: 0
Challengers:

Smackdown Women’s Championship
Champion: Becky Lynch
Won: HIAC from Charlotte Flair
Title Defenses: 3
Challengers: loss to Charlotte Flair via DQ (Super Show-Down), vs Charlotte Flair double count-out (Smackdown), defeated Charlotte Flair (Last Woman Standing – Evolution)

Smackdown Tag Team Championships
Champions: the Bar
Won: Smackdown October 16tht, 2018 from New Day
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: New Day (Crown Jewel)

United States Championship
Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
Won: Extreme Rules 2018 – from Jeff Hardy
Title Defenses: 5
Challengers: loss via DQ to Jeff Hardy (Smackdown), Jeff Hardy (Summerslam), loss via DQ to Jeff Hardy (Smackdown), vs Tye Dillinger – No Contest (Smackdown), defeated Rusev (Crown Jewel Kickoff)

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Champion: Buddy Murphy
Won: From Cedric Alexander (Super Show-Down)
Title Defenses: 1
Challengers: Mustafa Ali (Survivor Series)