WWE Raw Results: Highlights, Analysis, and Grades for April 10

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New Day (Big E & Xavier Woods) vs. The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)

Result: The Revival defeated New Day via pinfall

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

First off, let me get this out of the way early: Long Island, I am disappointed in you. Lousy chants, no reaction to some of the superstars coming out, and just being disinterested in everything? No wonder we lost the Islanders! I’m glad I skipped out on going to this Raw.

As for the match, if you weren’t on board the Revival train, you best hurry up before you get called bandwagoners. They call themselves Top Guys, and they show it yet again. Right off the bat, a “We Broke Kofi’s Ankle” shirt that’s the second best shirt on screen proves how good these guys are at pro wrestling in general.

It’s still kind of amazing to me that Dash and Dawson are so good at tag team wrestling. I think it’s a case of the sum of the parts being more valuable than any one individual parts. Scott Dawson hadn’t wowed anyone when he was teaming with Marcus Louis, you know? But put him with Dash Wilder and you have gold. They’re the chocolate and peanut butter of wrestling.

And you know what? Getting victories over the New Day two weeks in a row shows what the company thinks of them. This week’s match was solid, and shows the amazing teamwork of both sides. In all honesty, the only thing in that match that could have topped Xavier’s flying elbow was the super Shatter Machine. And Woods sold it like a champ.

Cruiserweight Drama

Oh boy, a TJP heel turn coming. Yippee!

Welcome to Raw, Curt Hawkins

I feel like if Zack Ryder wasn’t hurt, this would have been him. Big homecoming to Long Island, shook up from SmackDown Live to Raw, punched in the face by Big Show. Well, that’s how I would book Ryder. It always ends with “Ryder gets punched in the face.”