Survivor Series didn’t do Smackdown Live a lot of favors. Their newer talent was eliminated quickly to put over some weird storyline with the McMahon family and veteran wrestlers. Styles, even though he’s been given a lot of credit for dragging a good match out of Lesnar, still lost again on PPV, which caused some negative backlash.
Power Rankings wasn’t really easy, but since the criteria isn’t only wins and losses or main event storylines, it helps smooth things out. So let’s see who made the cut this time: