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Edge and Christian interview The New Day
This will just be a comedy segment. It's going to basically pitch the "Edge and Christian Show" that is going to be debuting on the WWE Network. It could also set up a Tag match for the New Day. Maybe Enzo and Cass make their long awaited debuts? Who better than Edge and Christian to introduce a new entertaining tag team.
AJ Styles VS Chris Jericho
I'm super pump for this match. WWE hasn't ruined AJ Styles yet, and the audience has been treating him like he's a big deal which he is. This Chris Jericho is the best Jericho I have seen in years. Where was this Jericho when he needed to put over the less talented Dolph Ziggler, Ryback, and Fandango? Jericho still put the talents over but it wasn't as affective. Styles organically got over from his in-ring style. Jericho can still go in the ring even though he is older. AJ Styles hasn't wrestled a lot of different faces yet. Which is a good thing… WWE needs to make sure Styles is successful in this feud. We can't have a "WWE Guys Pride" moment like Triple H did at WrestleMania when he didn't put over Sting. Jericho has to give more momentum to AJ Styles. It will benefit WWE with WrestleMania too.
Winner: AJ Styles
Ryback, Big Show, and Kane VS The Wyatt Family
KANE's ,BIG SHOW'S ,AND RYBACK'S. That sounds awfully familiar to The Wizard of Oz. WWE Creative Team had another mental breakdown. This doesn't make sense at all, but Ryback, Kane, and Big Show are giant! WWE wants us to be impressed when the Wyatt Family dismantles the team of "Heroic Giants." This doesn't seem like a match WWE would book in 2016. This seems like a match they would book in 2012… The Wyatt's have creative loopholes too, don't get me wrong I can't always stay positive about the Wyatt Family. The Wyatt Family doesn't have competition. Realistically they don't no one can match up to those four guys. If WWE used "Entertainment" and "Creativity" they could be feuding with The New Day. It would be great feud, the anti-babyfaces going up against the oddball heels? Xavier Woods VS Bray Wyatt on the mic? Hopefully the Wyatt's don't blow the Brock Lesnar feud. WWE Creative will blow it but you already know that. Anyways, this match is super predictable.
Winners: The Wyatt Family
Kalisto VS Alberto Del Rio
2 out of 3 falls. Alberto Del Rio did very well with this concept back in Lucha Underground. Kalisto and Alberto Del Rio should be able to have a fantastic match. Del Rio has had the worst return of a star since Batista in 2014. Del Rio could reclaim some much needed talk if he is able to have a good competitive match with Kalisto. I'm sure in this match there will be a lot of dives. I don't get why people get so frustrated with dives? It's a dive for crying out loud it's a entertaining and athletic move. Kalisto needs to keep the title. Having Del Rio win here would just cement Del Rio as "Worst Comeback Ever: But he won the U.S Title three times!!!" Kalisto needs to move on into a ladder match scenario for WrestleMania. Make the US Title important again.
Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks VS Naomi and Tamina
This match will take some heat either way. Fans will complain it's to short or they will complain and say WWE is racist for making Tamina and Naomi lose. It baffles me that people think Naomi should beat Becky Lynch or Sasha Banks in a match. Yes WWE, has a racist and ugly history but in this case, race isn't even the factor. Let me ask YOU the reader this?
"Why would WWE let Naomi (far less talented than Sasha and Becky) beat Sasha or Becky in a singles match just because of her race???"
It makes no sense, the best wrestlers will be the ones who get pushed. The ones who entertain the most and have good reps with the people in the back will get pushed! Naomi and Tamina are talented but not where they need to be with NXT on the rise.
I think it's obvious you know I will pick the better team in this scenario.
Winners: Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks
Brie Bella VS Charlotte
This match could be memorable due to the emotion involved. If the audience gives this loud reactions it will make this match amazing. Charlotte is going to hold the title until WrestleMania 32, after that the Divas Title will become a hot potato. Brie Bella is retiring this Summer. So if Brie Bella wants a title run. WWE will give her a title run and it might be a day title run but it will be worth it. Even though Charlotte has had off and on momentum. If WWE wants to hit that sympathy card hard. Brie Bella would win the title in dramatic fashion making Charlotte pass out to the "YES" lock. I don't see it happening though. So I will have to go with my bland prediction of Charlotte.
Kevin Owens VS Dolph Ziggler
Unpopular opinion: Dolph Ziggler isn't all that.
After watching Dolph Ziggler recently I have realized the man can't keep a feud. Dolph shows flashes of stardom but then it poofs and it's gone. Ziggler and WWE Creative ruined Tyler Breeze. Tyler Breeze was fun of my favorites in NXT, he was a top heel and he was going to have a easy transition to the main roster. Sadly, they put him with Summer Rae, which honestly isn't that bad… But then they had him feud with Dolph Ziggler!!!! Dolph Ziggler has been tossed around by WWE management so much, why would Tyler Breeze feud with Dolph and lose the feud. Breeze has it all and if he would of been built up more without Dolph involved he would be on the card right now. Kevin Owens on the other hands hasn't been up on the main roster that long and has already established himself as a veteran. Owens can have fantastic matches. So Owens is a type of guy you need to let him face more people. Owens better not face Ziggler at WrestleMania. Yeah they put on good matches but I want something spectacular. Especially with Kevin Owens being a red hot heel someone could use that to their advantage and get over at WrestleMania. Styles? Maybe?
Winner: Kevin Owens
Roman Reigns VS Brock Lesnar VS Dean Ambrose
WWE has set themselves up into another deadly crowd scenario. If I'm correct the match will go for a long time, early in the match the Wyatt's will take out Lesnar essentially eliminating him from #1 Contender contention. Dean Ambrose, will be the underdog and Roman Reigns will play the big dog. How do you have Roman Reigns beat Dean Ambrose clean again? How do you have Roman Reigns again when the fans will turn on it. Roman Reigns has had a up and down run in recent months. Ambrose is the guy. Ambrose is a Hardcore Daniel Bryan Psycho figure. Triple H VS Dean Ambrose, the audience would love it. Roman Reigns doesn't feel natural. I hate bashing Roman Reigns I really do. Reigns just doesn't seem natural in a place where there is tons of natural stars…. but once again I do not expect WWE to listen to the fans. I expect them to continue what they have been doing, they know we will still watch either way.
Winner: Roman Reigns
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