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Royal Rumble Picks by Brandon Wilson

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It’s time for my second favorite PPV of the year, second only to WrestleMania, its time for the Royal Rumble. This year is going to be special as it is the first ever WOMEN’S Rumble match as well as the traditional Men’s Rumble match.

There’s going to be a lot of the Rumble to watch this Sunday considering the 4-hour Rumble PPV itself and the 2-hour pre-show on the WWE Network.

So here is the rundown along with my picks for the winners. Let’s start off with the just announced pre-show matches.

The Revival v. The Balor Club (Karl Anderson & Luke Gallows): The Revival seem to be snakebitten since coming up to the Raw roster with one injury after another, and with the seemingly revived interest in the Good Brothers since joining up with Finn Balor. I see the former IWGP Tag Champs winning this one. WINNERS: Gallows and Anderson

Lince Dorado, Kalisto, and Gran Metalik vs TJP, Jack Gallagher, and Drew Gulak: With the loss of Enzo Amore, (thankfully) the 205 Live division is in need of new top heel. This match has two great options and TJP. If WWE cares at all about this division they’ll push Gallagher AND Drew Gulak to the top as monster heels like Enzo and Neville were. WINNERS: TJP, Jack Gallagher, and Drew Gulak

Bobby Roode will also issue an open challenge for his US Title. Personally, I think Dolph Ziggler will be the one to answer the challenge since he never lost the title in the first place. This is going to be the first shot in what I think will be a great feud culminating at WrestleMania. WINNER: Bobby Roode.

Now it’s on to the actual Rumble PPV itself. Since there are now TWO Rumble matches on this PPV, I personally think they are going to bookend the PPV with the Rumble matches so there’s a good chance that the Women’s Rumble is going to kick off the main show.

First Ever 30 Woman Royal Rumble: This is the match I am most looking forward to seeing out of this entire card and I’m not even going to try to lie about that. I’m looking forward to seeing who the surprise entries are, who the legends are that are coming back and who is returning (The Bellas, c’mon, we know this is coming) but in the end, I think the Empress of Tomorrow keeps her streak intact. WINNER: Asuka

Smackdown Tag Team Titles: The Usos v Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin: With all the trouble that Jimmy Uso has recently gone through (DUI) I do think that the Usos will lose the titles here, but my only question about this 2 out of 3 falls match is will this match go all 3 falls? Will the Usos be punished by losing both falls? Also, keep Chad Gable off the mic. WINNERS: Gable and Benjamin

Raw Tag Team Titles: Seth Rollins and Jason Jordan v The Bar (Sheamus and Cesaro): I honestly don’t know who the crowds hate more. Roman or Jason Jordan. Having the titles on Jordan and Rollins just down look or feel right so not only do I think The Bar regain the titles but its result of Jordan costing the team and match and turning on Rollins. WINNERS: Sheamus and Cesaro

WWE World Heavyweight Title: AJ Styles v. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn: I’m still confused about what exactly is going to happen if Owens or Zayn makes the pinfall. Who is the champion then? Both of them? The one who makes the pinfall is the champ? What happens? Fortunately, these questions will never have to be answered because AJ is going to win. WINNER: AJ Styles

WWE Universal Title: Brock Lesnar v. Braun Strowman v. Kane: One thing I hate in wrestling is predictability. We sadly know that Mania is going to be Lesnar v. Roman. So this match is just to put Lesnar and Braun over. I REALLY want Braun to win this match but I know it’s not going to happen. WINNER: Brock Lesnar

30 Man Royal Rumble match: I’m looking forward to this match as I do every year but I’m not as excited for this one as I am for the women’s Rumble match. Like all Rumble matches, I want to see the surprises and the returns. I like to expect the unexpected in these matches, you never know who is coming out next. If WWE wants Lesnar v Roman at Mania then they better give us AJ v. Shinsuke Nakamura at Mania as well. Also, if Roman or Cena win this match Philly will burn to the ground. WINNER: Shinsuke Nakamura

Here’s hoping that this is one of the better Rumbles that we’ve seen in recent memory. It’s looking like its going to be 2-minute entries instead of the usual 90 seconds, which honestly I’m not a fan of but this I can’t wait for otherwise.
Enjoy the Rumble ladies and gents, you can catch it LIVE on the WWE Network!



Royal Rumble Predictions for 2018

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Hey everyone! I am super excited about this year’s Royal Rumble because we get to see the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match! This is by far one of my favorite yearly events and has been since its inception. It is also the first event of the year, kicking off the Road To Wrestlemania as the winners of both Rumble matches get a shot at the Championship titles at Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans!

First, let’s get the undercard matches out of the way, shall we?

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos vs. Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin (2-out-of-3-Falls Match) – Well due to the recent DUI Jey Uso received, it would not surprise me to see the Uso’s drop the belts to Gable and Benjamin. WWE seems to be taking things pretty seriously these days.

Raw Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins & Jason Jordan vs. Cesaro & Sheamus – Will we see two tag team title changes in one night? Perhaps. Will Seth Rollins do that controversial move again? We really hope not. This one is a tough call, but I am going to go with The Bar.

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman vs. Kane (Triple Threat Match) – Once again I will complain that I don’t think that Glen Jacobs is taking his political career very seriously, considering primaries are just a few months away. If Braun Strowman does not walk away with the belt, I RIOT.

WWE Champion AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn — 2-on-1 Handicap Match for the WWE Title – This match will probably be hella entertaining, especially for the smart marks. I know that I am looking forward to seeing what these 3 put together. AJ will retain the title.

The 2018 30-Man Over-The-Top Royal Rumble Match
Entry guesses (Not in specific order)
1. Finn Balor
2. Roman Reigns
3. Gallows
4. Anderson
5. Baron Corbin
6. Randy Orton
7. GoldDust
8. HHH
9. Matt Hardy
10. Jeff Hardy
11. Dolph Ziggler
12. John Cena
13. Elias
14. Apollo Crews
15. The Big Show
16. Kofi
17. Big E
18. Exavier
19. Bray Wyatt
20. Shinsuke Nakamura
21. Luke Harper
22. Erik Rowan
23. Titus O’neil
24. Jinder Mahal?
25. Mark Henry
26. Mojo Rawley
27. Samoa Joe
28. Rusev
29. Rhyno
30. JAMES ELLSWORTH!!!

 

Winner: Well I want Ellsworth to win, but I have a feeling Nakamura is going to take it home.

The first-ever 30-Woman Over-The-Top Royal Rumble Match
Entry guesses (Not in specific order)
1. Carmella
2. Becky Lynch
3. Natalya
4. Naomi
5. Tamina
6. Nia Jaxx
7. Asuka
8. Ember Moon
9. Alicia Foxx
10. Sasha Banks
11. Bayley
12. Shayna Bazler
13. Lacey Evans
14. Dana Brooke
15. Liv Morgan
16. Mickie James
17. Ruby Riot
18. Sarah Morgan
19. Nikki Bella
20. Brie Bella
21. Sonya Deville
22. Trish Stratus
23. Jacqueline
24. Kelly Kelly
25. Madusa
26. Lana
27. Mandy Rose
28. Sable
29. Torrie Wilson
30. Rhonda Rousey
Winner: Asuka

 

So those are my guesses as to the entries and winners, but not the order of entries. Feel free to drop a comment and let us know who you think will win!Tickets to the Royal Rumble are still available on StubHub and Ticket Liquidator! If you cannot make it in person, you can still watch on the WWE Network, new subscribers now get 2 months FREE for a limited time!

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WWE Clash Of Champions Predictions!!

UPDATE – See the early betting odds for this event by clicking here!

It’s that time again! Sorry I have been really busy and not writing as much as I should be! I recently launched a new podcast about wrestling on an all-new internet radio station. I’ve been so busy I almost forgot the PPV was this Sunday!

You can watch it on the WWE Network for FREE if you are a new subscriber! If you live in the Boston area, you can still get tickets on Stubhub or TicketLiquidator, but as you already know, this will be a sold out show!

So here are my thoughts on the matches as they stand as of today:

Zack Ryder vs. Mojo Rawley – MOJO!!!!!!! Need I say more?

Breezango vs. The Bludgeon Brothers – Oh Breezango, what have you gotten yourselves into? I think that Harper and Rowan are going to murder them.

United States Champion Baron Corbin vs. Bobby Roode vs. Dolph Ziggler (Triple Threat Match) – I am so looking forward to this match!!! All these guys are great wrestlers, and are hard-hitting wrestlers. I think that Bobby Roode does have the ability to take the belt away from Corbin, however, I don’t think it will happen in a 3-way match, especially where Ziggler is involved.

Randy Orton & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn (Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan as special guest referees) – Sigh. WHYYYYYYYYYYYY???? While I am sure this match will have its moment’s and I like all the guys involved, WHY???  Someone tell Owen and Zayn they are 6 years too late on the Occupy hype train, that crashed and burned 3 years ago fools. Lame. I don’t care who wins… this is stupid, fire whoever wrote this garbage, not Zayn and Owens.

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos vs. The New Day vs. Shelton Benjamin & Chad Gable vs. Rusev & Aiden English (Fatal 4-Way Match) – I am so happy to see Shelton Benjamin back in action, even if he does have to team with Gable… (ha!) I think this match is gonna be your typical clusterfuck 4 way tag, with lots of broken bodies. The Uso’s will most likely retain…

SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Natalya (Lumberjack Match) – This match is going to be awesome! I love watching both these women wrestle, but sorry Charlotte, I gotta go with Nattie on this one! Get that title back on your waist where it belongs!!!

WWE Champion AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal – Sigh…. why? Wrestling was getting interesting again, and then we got slapped in the face with a momentum stopping bitchslap. I really don’t want to watch the same people wrestle again and again and again. Jinder lost… he is a cheater, and does he really deserve a rematch? Nah they won’t give us Styles vs Nakamura yet… But I would have much rather watched him wrestle Rusev than Mahal again. AJ will retain the championship, or WWE may be attempting to incite a riot in Boston.

While this is a “Smackdown” branded PPV, I am not as excited for it as I usually would be. The highlights of this PPV will be the women’s match and the tag team clusterfuck for me.

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Survivor Series 2017 Predictions w/Update Goodness!

This Sunday is Survivor Series live at the Toyota Center in Houston Texas! Tickets are still available from StubHub and Ticket Liquidator, so get them now as they are sure to sell out!

The matches have shifted quite a bit since their announcements as we have two new Champions, as AJ Styles and Charlotte Flair replace Jinder Mahal and Natalya in their respective champion vs champion matchups. I am also super sad they released James Ellsworth, and if you share my sentiment, you should use the hashtag #BringBackEllsworth

 

So here are my thoughts on the matches as they stand as of the time of this writing!
Edit: 2 more matches announced, which i saw on nodq.com
Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn vs Breezango (Pre-Show): Breeeeeeeezango! What more needs to be said?
Elias Sampson vs Matt Hardy (Pre-Show): I hope this is a sing off. No really, I do. I also think Matt will win with help from Jeff who will run in from the crowd.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match
Enzo Amore (C) vs. Kalisto (Kickoff Match): We have already seen these two fight it out, and I think this will be an enjoyable match. Since people seem to truly despise Enzo in an out of the ring these days, there is a good chance he will retain the title.

Intercontinental Champion The Miz vs. United States Champion Baron Corbin: This is going to be a great match. I love Baron Corbin, and think he moves incredibly well for a big guy, and this is a great matchup. The outcome will be based on whether or not the Miztorage is at ringside. If they interfere, The Miz could be victorious. But who knows, Corbin may be smart enough to stomp them out early, leaving The Miz to fight on his own… My heart says Corbin, but my gut says The Miz.

Raw Tag Team Champions Cesaro & Sheamus vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos: Really Looking forward to this match. I think it’s going to be a lot of fast-paced fun, with some huge tag team moves. I think Cesaro and Sheamus will take this one.

The Shield vs. The New Day: The Sheild is reunited once more, now that Roman Reigns has returned, but will their newly rekindled alliance be enough to overcome the incredible bond The New Day has built. I am going to be unpopular and say The New Day will be victorious.

Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair: I really wanted to see Nattie tear Bliss apart, so now I guess we get to see Charlotte do it instead. Charlotte… duh

Women’s 5-on-5 Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Team RAW: Sasha Banks, Asuka, Alicia Fox, Nia Jaxx, Bayley
Team Smackdown: Naomi, Becky Lynch, Tamina, Carmella, and a 5th woman TBA:
BRING BACK PAIGE ALREADY YOU FOOLS! On that note, the 5th woman from team Smackdown could really make this… Not really sure which team will take this, but wth the current line up, I think team RAW may have this one…

Men’s 5-on-5 Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Match
Team RAW: Kurt Angle, HHH, Jason Jordan, Finn Balor, Braun Strowman
Team Smackdown: John Cena, Shane McMahon, Shinsuke Nakamura, Randy Orton, Bobby Rhoode:
WHY DO WE HAVE TO SEE HHH AND SHANE IN THE SAME FUCKING MATCH? Is Stephanie going to be the secret 5th woman… UGH Its like those marks who buy a company to put themselves over… on that note… team RAW will probably win just because they have Strowman.

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion AJ Styles (Champion vs. Champion Match) I don’t want to watch this match. Mostly because I still hate Lesnar, because he is boring and a shitty champ. And honestly its going to be a struggle for him to be in a believable match with Styles, who can wrestle circles around him. I say Styles, cause fuck Lesner.Overall I am Looking forward to the show, no matter the snarky tone I get when I write about the matches. Remember you can watch for FREE if you are a new subscriber to the WWE Network! 

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Survivor Series 2017 Matches, Tickets, and how to watch for FREE!

Survivor Series Returns! This year RAW vs Smackdown is the theme for pretty much the entire event! It should be interesting to see who comes out on top. Here are the matches announced so far:

WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match
Enzo Amore vs. Kalisto

Intercontinental Championship Match
The Miz vs. United States Champion Baron Corbin

Raw Tag Team Champions Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos

Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Natalya

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. WWE Champion Jinder Mahal (Champion vs. Champion Match)

Men’s 5-on-5 Survivor Series Elimination Match
Team 1: Bobby Rhoode, Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura, Shane McMahon and 1 TBA
vs
Team 2: Kurt Angle, Braun Strowman, and 3 men TBA

Women’s 5-on-5 Survivor Series Elimination Match
Team 1: Naomi, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Carmella and Tamina
vs
Team 2: Alica Fox, Nia Jaxx and 3 women TBA

More matches TBA this week on Monday Night RAW and Smackdown Live!

Tickets are on sale now, use StubHub or Ticket Liquidator for the best seats!

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wwe tlc predictions

How Did The Addition of Kurt Angle and AJ Styles Change WWE TLC Odds?

The following odds are sourced from 5Dimes, which offers betting to players worldwide. Click here to visit Five Dimes.

With illness striking the WWE roster leading to major changes in key matches for TLC on the WWE Network, sportsbooks have scrambled to get new odds out to reflect the shuffling. Kurt Angle replacing Roman Reigns in the 3 on 5 TLC match still has the 3 man team as the favorite, but less so than when Roman was in the match. Yesterday The Shield was favored at -530, but now the new team is only at -380. To put this in perspective, Asuka, who was favored at an impressive -1500 is now even more heavily favored at -2750.

Bray Wyatt has been replaced by AJ Styles against Finn Balor, and the change of opponent didn’t effect the odds very much. Before the change Finn was favored at -215 and this dropped marginally to -210. The only other shift worth noting is that the team of Cedric Alexander and Rich Swann are now favored in their match against Jack Gallagher and The Brian Kendrick. This match was very close to begin with and now both are listed as underdogs, which is not uncommon when the sportsbooks can’t call it, so right now it’s a “pick em’”.

3 on 5 TLC Match

Kurt Angle, Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose -380 vs The Miz, Cesaro, Sheamus, Braun Strowman, Kane +260

“The Demon”(Finn Balor) -210 vs AJ Styles +210

WWE Raw Women’s Championship

Alexa Bliss(c) -270 vs Mickie James +190

WWE Cruiserweight Championship

Kalisto(c) +260 vs Enzo Amore -380

Asuka -2750 vs Emma +1250

Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann -130 vs The Brian Kendrick & Jack Gallagher -110

Sasha Banks -350 vs Alicia Fox +250

Source – 5Dimes

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WWE TLC 2017, Matches, Tickets & How To Watch For Free!

This Sunday WWE Presents TLC “Tables, Ladders, and Chairs” live from The Target Center in Minneapolis MN! You can still get tickets on StubHub and Ticket Liquidator!

Drew Gulak to present a WWE Cruiserweight Championship Edition of his PowerPoint Presentation (WWE TLC Kickoff)

Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox (Kickoff Match)

Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann vs. Gentleman Jack Gallagher & The Brian Kendrick

Asuka vs. Emma

The Demon vs. Sister Abigail

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kalisto vs. Enzo Amore

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Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss vs. Mickie James

The Shield vs. Braun Strowman, The Miz, Kane, Cesaro & Sheamus
(Tables, Ladders & Chairs 5-on-3 Handicap Match)

If you cannot make it in person, you have a chance to watch for FREE by signing up for the WWE Network today, and you will get TLC as part of your first month free package! 

Hell in a Cell 2017 Predictions

Hell in a Cell is back! Tonight they are live from the Little Ceasars Arena in Detroit Michigan! At 8 PM EST / 5 PM PST! Betting odds are already out, and the lines are open until bell time on each match! Click here to check out the odds, and place your bets!

Here is the lineup and my thoughts:

Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin vs. The Hype Bros (Kickoff Match) – I am always happy to see Shelton Benjamin. I think this match is going to be a lot of fun to watch. I have a feeling the Hype Bros are going to take this one.

The Fashion Files will return at WWE Hell on a Cell – This is one of the best promo sequences they have done in years. I absolutely love this nonsense.

 

Randy Orton vs. Rusev – I am still sad that they have Lana and Rusev split up. This match has some potential to either be awesome or boring as fuck. I am hoping for the former. Orton will be victorious.

Bobby Roode vs. Dolph Ziggler – One of the matches on the card I am looking forward to. Loved the setup on Smackdown Live this week. These guys are going to put on one hell of a match. It’s hard for me to pick a winner on this one. If its pure wrestling ability I have to go with Roode, but knowing how diabolical Ziggler can be its kind of a toss-up. I will stick with Roode on this one.

United States Champion AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin – Fun fact… my friend is doing cosplay dressed as AJ Styles right now at NYCC. She looks fabulous too. She even got the soccer mom hair to complete the look! I am looking forward to this match as well. Corbin moves incredibly well for a man of his size, AJ has a lot to contend with if he wants to hold onto the US title. I think we may see the title switch hands tonight with Baron Corbin walking away as the new US Champion.

 

SmackDown Women’s Champion Natalya vs. Charlotte Flair – This is going to be awesome. I love both these ladies but as always I am rooting for Natalya!

 

WWE Champion Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura – Why isn’t this in a cage??? If anything this match NEEDS a cage to keep those bastards the Singh Brothers, out of the match. I was infuriated at the end of Summerslam. Since it’s not in a cage, Mahal may retain the Championship… my heart is still with Nakamura.

 

SmackDown Tag Team Champions The New Day vs. The Usos (Hell in a Cell Match) – The Uso’s seem determined to get the titles back around their waists. The New Day have already proven to be formidable opponents.  We may see a title change, and I say that just due to the sheer ferocity of The Uso’s this week.

 

Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens (Hell in a Cell Falls Count Anywhere Match) – Who will fall off the cage? Who will be put on the injured list for the next 6 months until Wrestlemania? Why would Shane winning this match matter at all? I guess you have to watch tonight to find out! I think Shane is going to take the win tonight.

 

 

 

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Hell in the Cell Odds!

Its time for another action-packed Hell in a Cell! Here are the latest lines, open on 5Dimes!

WWE Championship

Jinder Mahal(c) -280 vs Shinsuke Nakamura +200

Hell in a Cell(Falls Count Anywhere)

Shane McMahon +400 vs Kevin Owens -600

Smackdown Tag Team Championships – Hell in a Cell

The New Day(c) -145 vs The New Day +105

WWE United States Championship

AJ Styles(c) -140 Baron Corbin +100

Smackdown Women’s Championship

Natalya(c) +260 vs Charlotte -380

Randy Orton -600 vs Rusev +400

Bobby Roode -600 vs Dolph Ziggler +400

Chad Gable & Shelton Benjamin -2000 vs The Hype Bros +1000

Find the latest lines and bet on Hell in a Cell and much much more right here on 5Dimes!

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WWE No Mercy 2017 Results

As per my usual, I am writing LIVE results for tonights PPV and will be posting them live as the matches end. You can place bets on the matches until the bell of each match! Check out the updated lines here!

Read what my predictions were for the winners here!

Kick Off Show:

Elias Sampson vs Apollo Crews – Elias sang a wonderful song about Los Angeles, I couldn’t agree more. This match starts slow, back and forth simple chaining but these guys look great. Titus O’Neill is at ringside for Crews. Crews hit an awesome dropkick that almost took off Sampson’s head. This match is simple, but really a decent opener. Both these guys belong on the main card on a more regular basis. Elias Sampson is victorious after hitting his finisher and rolling Crews into a small package for the 3 count.

Main Show:

Intercontinental Championship Match
The Miz(c) vs Jason Jordan – Starts with a lockup. I hate Jason Jordans gear, he looks like a cheap indy wrestler who got gear off the clearance rack. Jordan pulls off a sweet straight Suplex on the Miz. His suplex game is strong. Hell, they look way better than Lesnars. The Miztourage is getting involved… The word Miztourage just broke my spellcheck. The match is back in the ring, Miz is in control, hit a sweet DDT for the 2 count. Crowd chants “whos your daddy” lol Match is back outside the ring, Miz was thrown into the barricade, both men down, Jordan climbs to the top does a clothesline to the outside on Miz, pulls him into the ring for a 2 count. Miz kicks Jordan in the chest, Jordan slightly recovers and suplexes Miz out of his way… Both men are down, and work their way back up, Jordan fires up, corners Miz, then gets him down for the 2 count. Jordan gets Miz in the small package for 2 count, Jordan does 2 northern lights suplexes in a row on Miz for another 2 count. Jordan gets The Miz in a cross face in the middle of the ring, but Miz gets to the ropes to force the break. Miz sends Jordan into the turnbuckle. Both men are down, working to their feet again. The crowd is digging it. Miz launches himself at Jordan but gets caught in a Belly to Belly Suplex. Miztourage interferes, and the Miz retains his title.

Bray Wyatt vs Finn Balor – Wyatt attacks Balor before the match even begins, and takes it to the outside, slamming him off barricades and the announce table, then chokes him for good measure. Poor Balor. Wyatt leaves Balor crumbled at ringside, and poses in the ring, Balor is surrounded be 4 ref’s getting checked out. Balor is looking pretty hurt, and Wyatt is bowing in the ring then cuts a promo about what he just did to Balor. Wyatt calls him a coward and tells him to run away. He says he isn’t a man, but a god. Wyatt calls Balor a coward again, and Balor rips his jacket off and heads back to the ring. The match begins, too fast to even write about, lots of back and forth and Balor had control for a minute, but Wyatt takes over and superplexes him off the top rope. Wyatt just continues to lay into Balor and talk shit. Balor doesn’t get more than a few hits in before Wyatt takes over again. Cravat by Wyatt! Balor finally gets some steam back but it’s clear his ribs are hurt. Balor traps Wyatt in the ring apron… Hell yeah! Wyatt gets out Balor kicks him in the face, then bounces his head off the announce table. Balor is up top, Wyatt is upside down like a weirdo… Balor jumps off Dodges Wyatt, gets him in the comeback, Wyatt cuts him off, standing senton, 2 count on Balor. Both men back to their feet, exchanging blows, Wyatt goes for Sister Abigail but gets cut off, Balog gets a 2 count on Wyatt. Balor has Wyatt in the bottom corner, double boots, Balor goes to the top but Wyatt goes for him and cuts him off, Balor fights back throws Wyatt down, and its the double stomp on the back of Wyatt’s neck for another 2 count. More back and forth Wyatt gets a 2 count on Balor after a clothesline that almost beheaded Balor. Wyatt tosses Balor across the ring, in a suplex-like move. He does it a second time. Wyatt goes to the second rope but Balor kicks him in the head and climbs up the ropes gets knocked down by Wyatt but comes back with a couple dropkicks to Wyatt’s chest. Balor lands his finish on Wyatt, and picks up the win! YEEEEEESSSS!

Raw Tag Team Championship Match
Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose(c) vs Cesaro and Sheamus- The match starts and Ambrose seems to be running around attacking Cesaro and Sheamus. They take over and hand Ambrose some abuse. They are keeping him away from Rollins and taking turns beating on him. Ref is checking on Ambrose, allows him to get to his feet before restarting the match, and Cesaro just runs in and kicks Ambrose in the face. Ambrose is trying to tag out, but Cesaro tags in Sheamus before he can, and they double team, Ambrose. Sheamus continues the assault on Ambrose. Sheamus tags Cesaro back in, gets a pin on Ambrose, kick out at 2. Ambrose finally manages to take over and send Cesaro into the post, tags Rollins in who goes after Sheamus first then the legal man, Cesaro. Cesaro is busted open bad from his trip into the ring post by Ambrose.  Holy fuck Cesaro lost his front teeth, OMG!! So distracted now. OUCH man! I don’t even know where I was… Holy hell. Cesaro and Sheamus hit a double team on Rollins, 2 count, but very slow 2 count. The fight with ref, giving Rollins a chance to regain his footing, and attack Sheamus, more wild back and forth, Ambros gets tagged in, goes after Sheamus, this match is just insane. These guys are beating the fuck outta each other. I am so distracted by the blood and action I can’t write a commentary. This may be my MOTN. Ambrose and Rollins retain after a kick to the face from Rollins and Ambrose hitting Dirty Deeds on Sheamus for the 3 count pin.
HOLY SHIT THAT WAS OFF THE HOOK. I wish Cesaro well, that was one hell of a face shot bro. You are seriously amazing for finishing that match.

Raw Women’s Championship Fatal 5 Way
Alexa Bliss (c) vs Nia Jaxx vs Sasha Banks vs Bayley vs Emma- I want to watch this so… don’t expect much commentary. Emma attacked Bliss and Sasha and Baley attacked Jaxx from the start. I love Nia Jaxx’s cute girly scream in between beating the snot out of everyone else. Her double Samoan drop on Bliss and Banks was sick. Hell, she even tosses Baley around like a ragdoll.  It took a triple team on Jaxx to dump her out of the ring. Ok, that 4 on one move looked fucking dangerous, and it looks like Nia Jaxx actually got hurt. Lots of back and forth between the remaining 4 women, then there is a pin off, and pin breaks, until Nia Jaxx comes in and destroys everyone again, but somehow Bliss sidesteps the attack and gets the pin on Baley. Bliss retains the RAW Women’s Championship. I like watching all 5 of these women wrestle, it was a great match overall except that one move that was a little ugly.

John Cena vs Roman Reigns – Cena comes out to chants of “John Cena Sucks” that’s actually louder than his theme music. It’s pretty amazing how Los Angeles hates him as much as NYC does… lol. Reigns music hits, they boo him too. Cena laughs. I do have to say I saw 10x the Roman Reigns shirts when I was out flyering than I did John Cena shirts… Just saying. (if I handed you a flyer and you landed here, congratz!) Reigns shoulder tackles Cena and runs through him like a freight train. The men just circle each other… Cena leaves. Reigns runs up and socks him in the face. Ha! Reigns chases Cena back to the ring and socks him again. And then a third time. John Cena tries to fight back and Reigns slams him for a 2 count pin attempt. Reigns starts putting the boots to Cena, and the camera work makes me wanna puke. Whats this wrestling society x? Cena is out of the ring Reigns chases him around and tries to send him into the stairs but Cena reverses it. Booker T just called John Cena “Old School” lol. Now Cena gets tossed into the steps. Cena runs away from Reigns, but Reigns manages to hit him with the Drive-By. Reigns is telling Cena “You’re in a fight Son” lol. Reigns put Cena back in the ring, covers him for 2 count. One of the announcers called Cena GOAT, UM NO. Reigns dropped Cena again. Then socks him in the head. Reigns kicks Cena around a little more, literally, then another 2 count. Cena powers out of submission, gets some steam, then Reigns stops him in his tracks, Cena gains steam again, gets reigns down, goes for the 5 Knuckle Shuffle, and Reigns hits him with a Samoan Drop instead. Cena its the 5KS and tries to do the FU but Reigns cuts him off. Cena is flopping around the ring like a fish outta water. Cena hits Reigns with a superman punch then puts Reigns into the STF. Reigns picks up Cena, Sit Out Power Bomb for a 2 count. They now go punch for punch, Reigns ducks, then goes for a tackle, gets caught by Cena, FU, Reigns kicks out on the 2 count.  Cena goes to the top, Reigns hits Cena on the way down, 2 count on Cena. Reigns hit Cena with the Superman Punch for another 2 count. Reigns goes for the spear, Cena sidesteps him and tosses him into the ring post. Cena goes to the second rope to try to do the FU and hits it on Reigns, and he still kicks out after 2. Cena now tears apart the Spanish and German Announce tables… Puts Reigns on the Spanish Announce table, and Reigns counters and spears him onto the German table. And they don’t get a “Holy Shit” or “This is Awesome” chant either. Reigns drags Cena to the ring, goes for a cover and gets a 2 count. Reins roars, goes for the spear, and Cena grabs him does the FU, and rolls through it, and then does it again, and Reigns still kicks out.  Reigns hit Cena with a Superman Punc and finally gets the pin on Cena. Reigns is the winner! Yes, I know they changed the name of Cena’s finisher. I refuse to call it the AA. FU for life.

Miz wants to be the first person to have an exclusive interview with Roman Reigns on Miz TV on RAW on Monday Night. Kurt Angle Agrees and says the Miz can kick off the show with it.

Cruiserweight Championship Match
Neville (c) vs Enzo Amore – Enzo makes fun of Neville, and calls him an elf… lol. Clearly, Enzo hasn’t looked at his own outfit lately. They start off with a lot of chain wrestling. Eventually, Enzo reaches to the ropes to try to get away from Neville. more back and forth until Enzo tries to use the ropes to get out of the hold, and Neville sweeps his feet out from under him. Enzo goes for a DDT put gets caught and shoved into the turnbuckle then stomped by Neville. Neville chokes Enzo in the corner with his boot. Neville looks like he means business. Neville rams Enzo into the barricade. Ref is counting, Neville is sitting in the ring, Enzo is on the floor… Enzo just beats the count rolling in at 9. Neville stomps him some more. Neville puts Enzo into a headlock submission, but Enzo fights out and Neville tries to toss him out of the ring, but he holds on, and flips back in, so Neville kicks him in the face. 2 count. The crowd is chanting “This is boring” I actually agree. I expected more out of this match. Neville lands a bunch more kicks on Enzo, then goes to the top, and Neville goes for the Red Arrow, changes moves, goes for the Phoenix Splash, misses, Enxo climbs up and hits Neville with a DDT from the top rope. 2 count pin cover. Neville rolls out, Enzo is up. Neville pops up and hits Enzo as he tries to get him on the outside. Neville tosses Enzo right over the barricade then climbs back in the ring in hopes Enzo is counted out. Enzo has taken the Cruiserweight Championship Title Belt, and has gotten back into the ring, Neville is chasing him, ref is demanding the belt, hits Neville with a low blow behind the refs back and gets the pin, Enzo is the new Cruiserweight Champion!

So far the only match I didn’t get right was the women’s title match.

Universal Championship Match
Brock Lesnar (c) vs Braun Strowman – Braun Strowman stands his grounds against Lesnera and hes not able to be taken down easily. Lesnar gives him a suplex, he pops up and chokeslams Lesner than hits him for a running powerslam for a 2 count pin attempt.  Strowman continues to beat on Lesnar. Strowman is very much in charge of this match. Lesnar goes for F5 but his back goes out, and Braun bounces him out of the ring. Outside the ring, Lesnar tries to fight back, but Strowman runs him into the ring post. Lesnar is getting his ass kicked. Strowman is just running through Brock Lesnar. Lesnar steps out of the way, and tries to get Strowman in the Kimora, strowman was holding the ropes, but the ref didn’t make Lesnar let go??? Strowman is now down, and Lesnar still has the Kimora locked in. Hre had already had the rope, why wasn’t the break forced? Braun gives Lesner a spinebuster after escaping the Kimora. Lesnar hits Strowman with three German suplexes in a row, no make that 4… make that 5… Lesnar gets Strowman up for the F5 but Strowman reverses it into the running powerslam but doesn’t cover Lesnar because he hurt his arm. Strowman gives Lesnar another running powerslam for a 2 count. Lesnar hits Strowman with the f5 to retain the Universal Championship. BOOOOOOOO I call Shenanigans, as STROWMAN WAS HOLDING THE ROPES DURING THE SUBMISSION and the ref didn’t force a break. What kind of dumfuckery was that???

So other than Braun Strowman getting fucked over, that was a pretty awesome PPV for a RAW brand show, as they were kinda stale, and if you look back through some of my recent reviews of other PPV’s you will see I was less than impressed. Overall MOTN goes to the Tag Team Match, that was brutal. If you liked this post make sure you click my name at the top to read more of my writing! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter as well!

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