Raw 4/16 Viewership Drops During Superstar Shakeup

Jeff Hardy returned to Smackdown

If he moves to Raw then they'll be two mid-card titles on the red brand, which may mean that WWE Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins is heading over to SmackDown to level the playing field.

Mojo Rawley - Another former Smackdown superstar who could be thrown into lower to midcard feuds on the Raw brand. Meanwhile, you could argue that Hardy should be separated from his brother by being on SmackDown Live and be the one to elevate the United States Championship on the Blue Brand, since he's red-hot right now despite recently being arrested for a DWI. He makes quite a few demands as champion.

In a backstage interview, Mahal said that he might have lost the belt but that won't last for long with Jeff. Mahal immediately invokes his rematch clause for the Greatest Royal Rumble event.

The Monday Night Raw lineup picked up some significant names, including the likes of Jinder Mahal, Natalya and Bobby Roode.

During a match between Sasha Banks and Bayley, the RIOTT SQUAD showed up! There were no other developments from this moment. Kurt Angle came to break up the part, but Zayn had a letter from Stephanie McMahon saying their would be allowed a spot on Raw.

Samoa Joe has joined Smackdown
WWESamoa Joe has joined Smackdown

In addition to all of that, Angle announces that Daniel Bryan wants Miz back on Smackdown.

Even though the leader of Absolution, Paige, is not the SmackDown General Manager, Mandy Rose doesn't have to go at it alone. Those questions swirl as Raw is poised to undergo a makeover on Monday night.

The RAW and SmackDown Live after WrestleMania 34 saw their share of NXT call ups and returns, but there is still the possibility the WWE Universe could see more. They proceed to give them tickets. Seeing they'll be 30,00 feet above the Atlantic Ocean when SmackDown airs, they'll be missing tonight's show. When Dolph Ziggler showed up halfway through the show, I can't say I was all that interested, especially when he's sporting the same gimmick that's failed to get off the ground over on SmackDown. She took him from someone who just wanted to party to the guy who stole the show at the past three TakeOver special against Drew McIntyre, Johnny Gargano and Aleister Black.

The WWE.com Raw preview teased some kind of retribution for the former UFC star: "The McMahons aren't known for taking disrespect lightly, so what awaits Ronda when she enters Raw on Monday?"

Baron Corbin heads over to Raw via promo video, which featured plenty of footage of Corbin beating up Kalisto. For those who may not know, WWE will hold live events on Wednesday and Thursday in Cape Town as well as one on Friday in Pretoria and end it on Saturday Johannesburg. Now, if they could just make the much more necessary heel turn with the former United States champ on the Monday night show, that would be fantastic.

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