WWE RAW Results 16 April - The Superstar shake-up has begun!

WWE Talk Superstar Shakeup Draft Ronda Rousey

The WWE Superstar Shake-up is in full swing, and some blockbuster moves have already been made.

- New WWE United States Champion Jeff Hardy was scheduled to appear in Cabarrus County Court on Monday for a hearing related to his DUI arrest from March 10th in Concord, NC but he obviously did not appear as he was on RAW in Hartford, CT.

Hardy recently returned from an injury hiatus which had kept him out of action since late-2017. In other words, the Shakeup gives Raw another opportunity to craft something memorable and exciting after WrestleMania, and from the initial look of things, the Red brand has set itself up nicely.

Jinder Mahal and Sunni Singh - the United States champion opened RAW with his arrival, before dropping the title to Jeff Hardy, making the Charismatic Enigma a Grand Slam Champion in the process. He isn't doing anything on SmackDown, so there is no reason to keep him away from the cruiserweight division any longer. Thanks to Ronda Rousey being at ringside, Natalya's first night on RAW ended in triumph.

The Superstar Shakeup is the annual time to shuffle the deck and create some new stories and fresh match-ups.

The two put on a hell of a match and it ended with Jeff Hardy becoming a GRAND SLAM CHAMPION by winning the U.S. title for the first time! This is the first Shakeup in a year and will drastically change how both shows operate.

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However, General Manager Kurt Angle put a halt to Miz's plans as he announced that he will be joining Smackdown tonight without Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel. The two could easily be contenders for the Raw tag team titles. Welcome to Raw, Jinder Mahal.

Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn: The explanation of Stephanie McMahon overruling Angle's decision from last week was logical, but if she was such a fan of Owens & Zayn. then why didn't she hire them immediately when they were fired from her brother's show? The Miz finds this a ideal opportunity to form a 5-man alliance, but Kurt Angle gives him some news.

It's hard to say if the rest of the night really bothers to tell stories with the returns, shakeups, and call-ups, but for the most part this is still a fun, compelling show.

The loss of Breezango and their hysterical Fashion Police segments is a huge blow to SmackDown, but Tyler Breeze and Fandango showed up on Raw Monday and deservedly wrote up Sheamus and Cesaro for their very bad camouflage jackets.

Dolph Ziggler shows up with his entrance that contains an audio clip of a record player being scratched.

The Bar - Smackdown Live needs to replace The Uso's. Now, all three former members of 3MB are on Raw.

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