WWE Raw Division Power Rankings: The Miz Steals The Show

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The RAW Mid Card Division

Highlights of the Division

The featured match of the division was a No. 1 Contenders match for the Intercontinental Championship and the Miz snuck out of the match with a victory in his grasps. Facing off with two of RAW’s main event combatants—the A-Lister had the worst odds of winning the match but with outside interference, he has a date with Dean Ambrose. 

Since losing to John Cena at WrestleMania 33, the Miz was more interested in running his mouth and touting his former accomplishments than competing in the squared circle. Facing off with Dean Ambrose once again for the Intercontinental Championship is a repetitive angle we’ve seen before but it has to be something the Miz can benefit off of it. Holding the gold once again can help the former champ renew his focus on being the best superstar on the RAW roster. 

Kalisto is still suffering from the injuries he endured in his dumpster match against Braun Strowman last week on RAW. If he does return from the injury reserve, look for him to build off that huge win by stringing a few victories along the way. The former Lucha Dragon can be presented as a modern-day version of Rey Mysterio where he plays the underdog and score huge upsets on credible contenders. 

Apollo Crews aligning himself with Titus O’Neal has been a stroke of genius and entertaining, to say the least. Having these two men paired up for marketing purposes can definitely add some comedic value to Monday Night RAW. Crews will need this type of character upgrade to get the fans to care about his development. He’s clearly got nothing to lose and everything to gain.

These are the rankings for the division this week.

WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dean Ambrose (5 Wins – 6 Losses)


  • No. 1 Contender: The Miz (4 Wins – 9 Losses) (Moved Up 4 Spots)
  • Contender No. 2: The Big Show (3 Wins – 3 Losses)
  • Contender No. 3: Apollo Crews (4 Wins – 4 Losses)
  • Contender No. 4: Kalisto (3 Wins – 5 Losses)


  • Pretender No. 1: Curtis Axel (3 Wins – 3 Losses)
  • Pretender No. 2: Bo Dallas (1 Win – 7 Losses)
  • Pretender No. 3: Titus O’Neal (1 Win – 7 Losses)
  • Pretender No. 4: Curt Hawkins (0 Wins – 7 Losses)