With more changes to this card than you can shake a stick at, the predictions are all over the place, so let’s get into my predictions for the show!
|Tag Team Match|
|Triple H & Shawn Michaels||vs||The Undertaker & Kane|
|PREDICTION: After winning at WWE Super ShowDown in Australia, Kane & The Undertaker attacked DX which set this match up. Shawn came out of retirement for this match (We do not know if there is any more matches that he is going to be in), but it would be good to see him in the ring once again. But I suspect that its not to be a W for DX. The Undertaker & Kane to win!|
|United States Championship Match [Kickoff Show]|
|Shinsuke Nakamura (C)||vs||Rusev|
|PREDICTION: This has only been a couple of hours at the time of writing (Early Friday morning) and that there has been another change to the card. Shinsuke Nakamura will defend his United States Championship against Rusev. Rusev needs a push and hopefully this one will be in the correct direction. Rusev to win the United States Title!|
|WWE World Cup to determine ‘the best in the world’|
|Seth Rollins vs Bobby Lashley||← RAW||Jeff Hardy vs The Miz|
|Kurt Angle vs Dolph Ziggler||SmackDown Live →||Rey Mysterio vs Randy Orton|
|PREDICTION: Right, as there is going to be 7 matches for this tournament, I am not going to go into any length for the matches.
Seth vs Bobby -> Seth wins
Jeff vs Miz -> Jeff wins
Seth vs Jeff -> Seth Rollins wins the tournament!
|SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match|
|The Bar (C)||vs||The New Day|
|PREDICTION: It is the rematch from SmackDown 1000 where The Bar won the titles from The New Day. With Big Show now part The Bar it could put a dynamic on the team; I do not see the titles being changed over as The New Day do not need the titles at the moment. It would be best for The Bar to hang onto them until TLC. The Bar to retain!|
|WWE Championship Match|
|AJ Styles (C)||vs||Samoa Joe|
|PREDICTION: Oooohhh Wennnnddyyyy! This feud has been rekindled after Daniel Bryan has expressed that he didn’t want to compete at this event so the match that he had at Crown Jewel was brought forward to this week’s SmackDown Live in which he lost to AJ Styles before being attacked by Joe. Styles demanded this match which was granted and here we are.
Looking at this, you would think that Styles would retain the championship, but I would like to imagine that the title is now going to change hands and that would start a feud between Daniel Bryan and Samoa Joe. Samoa Joe to become the new WWE Champion!
|WWE Universal Championship Match|
|Brock Lesnar||vs||Braun Strowman|
|PREDICTION: What was supposed to be Triple Threat match involving the then-champion Roman Reigns is now a singles match after it was revealed that Roman Reigns has leukaemia and he had to vacate the title. Even if Roman was in this match, I would still have said that this title would have changed hands and it wouldn’t have been going to Lesnar. Braun needs a title on him because we need a ‘big guy’ to have the title and the only credible threat to the main roster beside Lesnar is Strowman. Braun Strowman to become the NEW Universal Championship.|
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