WWE Week At A Glance – November 12th-18th, 2016

The hard sell for Survivor Series was on, and Raw and Smackdown were at each other’s throats all week. Plus, it was the 900th episode of Smackdown, and that meant special appearances by two legendary Superstars: Edge and The Undertaker! If you missed something and need to catch up before this weekend, here’s your one-stop shop for a summary of all the important happenings in the world of WWE this past week!


Match Results

– Roman Reigns and Kevin Owens d. Sheamus and Cesaro
– Sami Zayn d. Bo Dallas
– Chris Jericho, Braun Strowman, and Seth Rollins d. The New Day
– The Brian Kendrick d. Sin Cara
– Sasha Banks and Charlotte d. Nia Jax and Alicia Fox
– Enzo & Cass, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson d. The Shining Stars and The Golden Truth

Important Plot Developments

– As expected, the whole show was basically an advertisement for Survivor Series, revolving around whether the teams can get along (answer: probably), a face-to-face between Lesnar and Goldberg which re-affirmed that they really don’t like each other, and a show-ending brawl between the Raw and Smackdown men’s teams.

Smackdown Live

Match Results

– The Miz d. Dolph Ziggler to win the WWE Intercontinental Title
– Kalisto d. Oney Lorcan
– Nikki Bella vs Carmella ended in a No Contest when Nikki attacked Charlotte at ringside
– The Hype Bros, Breezango, The Usos, and American Alpha d. The Spirit Squad, The Ascension, The Headbangers, and The Vaudevillains

Important Plot Developments

– By winning the Intercontinental Title, The Miz will now face Sami Zayn at Survivor Series
– Alexa Bliss got Daniel Bryan to agree that she deserves a rematch for the Smackdown Women’s Title after showing footage of her foot on the rope for the finish of her match with Becky Lynch
– The Undertaker declared that he is back, although to what extent we’re not sure, and threatened to deal with any member of Team Smackdown that failed at Survivor Series


Match Results

– Liv Morgan d. Peyton Royce by DQ when Billie Kay interfered
– “The Drifter” Elias Samson d. Nathan Cruz
– Andrade “Cien” Almas d. Cedric Alexander

Important Plot Developments

– As announced on WWE.com, it was confirmed on TV that Paul Ellering will be suspended above the ring in a shark cage during the finals of the Dusty Classic at TakeOver
– Liv Morgan, Aliyah, and Ember Moon challenged Peyton Royce and Billie Kay to find a partner and face them in a match at an undetermined future date

Outside The Ring

The Rock was named Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine
Former World Champion Vader revealed that he has congestive heart failure, and has been given two years to live. Mick Foley immediately campaigned for Vader’s induction into the WWE Hall of Fame
It was initially reported, then confirmed by WWE that Houston would be the location for Survivor Series 2017
– Season 6 of Total Divas debuted. Well, someone probably cares or they wouldn’t keep making them!

Coming Up Next

WWE invades the Great White North for Survivor Series weekend! There’s NXT TakeOver: Toronto on Saturday night, Survivor Series on Sunday, and the fallout from the PPV on Raw and Smackdown Live, airing on Monday and Tuesday, respectively. Which brand reigns supreme after going head-to-head at Survivor Series, and can NXT continue to outshine the main roster when it comes to big events?

Stephen Randle

Stephen Randle is an avid wrestling and film fan. He's been writing about WWE, movies, and video games for Goliath since 2015.