WWE Raw Division Power Rankings: Is Bray Wyatt the New Face?

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The RAW Mid Card Division

Highlights of the Division

The Miz and Finn Balor kicked off RAW with a pseudo rematch of sorts from last week’s main event. The Miz needed to build from his huge win last week but suffered a huge setback in this recent loss to the Demon King. If the WWE want their product and talent to be consistent, they need to do a better job of protecting their stars. What was the point of the Miz winning a huge main event one week to lose the opener match the next. It portrays an image that the Miz isn’t a threat and shouldn’t be considered a championship quality contender. 

Same can also be said for Dean Ambrose as well. Losing in the main event to Bray Wyatt does kill the excitement for the eventual title match between the Miz and Ambrose next week. If both competitors lose their respective matches before their championship bout—what does it hold for the future of the Intercontinental Championship. It’s a toss-up between both men of who will walk out next week on RAW with the title in their respective hands. 

Meanwhile, in the rest of the Division

Kalisto made a strong showing at the beginning of RAW to challenge Braun Strowman to a match. Even though the match was halted with the brawl between Strowman and Roman Reigns, Kalisto should be presented as a viable mid card challenger moving forward. A few more wins under his belt should move him closer to challenge the Intercontinental Champion at a future date.   

Apollo Crews wasn’t in action this week but his recent developments with Titus O’Neal should project him upward past the Big Show in the rankings. This blue-chip standout needs a combination of wins and massive character development to truly stand out from the rest of the mid-card division.

These are the rankings for the division this week.

WWE Intercontinental Champion: Dean Ambrose (5 Wins – 7 Losses)


  • No. 1 Contender: The Miz (4 Wins – 10 Losses)
  • 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)