Smackdown Live Power Rankings: Bryan Gets His Fire Back

Check out this week’s Smackdown Live Power Rankings to see who dominated in an episode that furthered several storylines as Summerslam approaches.

Honorable Mention: Zelina Vega: Her win over Lana continues to build into an interesting dual gender feud.

5: The New Day: Their win over The Bar got them a long-awaited title shot at Summerslam.

4: Shinsuke Nakamura: His squash win over R-Truth this week was a nice way to let everyone know he’s got a stranglehold on the United States title.

3: The Bludgeon Brothers: Amid the resurgence of The Bar and The New Day, Luke Harper and Erick Rowan have been forgotten. Their win this week over 3SK let the WWE Universe know they haven’t gone anywhere.

2: AJ Styles: His promo this week assured the WWE Universe that he wasn’t a fan of Samoa Joe’s comments last week.

1: Daniel Bryan and The Miz: This is the best feud in wrestling over the past two months and Bryan’s added intensity has only made it better.

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