Alright guys, so in the spirit of the WrestleMania season, I have put out my predictions for what we will see at MetLife Stadium come April. Let me know what you think, and feel free to post your predictions too.
Despite Punk holding the title in this picture, I actually expect Rock to be walking into WrestleMania holding the title, perhaps not even the spinner title, but this rumoured new belt coming out. Anywho, yeah, Rock to win at 'Rumble. Come Elimination Chamber, Cena should win the Rumble the RAW one at EC for the right to face The Rock at WrestleMania. Punk either wins the Rumble, or uses his rematch clause and boom, we have a Triple Threat main event.
This way, we don't see Rock/Cena II (which would kinda tarnish the first, which wasn't all that great to begin with), and considering each of these three have strong beef with each other, it should work.
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I wanna see it. Screw Brock/Trips II. The way I see it, they will tease the rematch, but ultimately one of these two will throw the gauntlet down to the other. No Holds Barred works for these two, as Undertaker's last three WrestleMania outings, and Brock's past two matches over 2012 both fell under this category.
Orton is a heel. Sheamus is a face. I expect either Orton or Sheamus to defeat Big Show at the Royal Rumble, and then after a title switch at the Elimination Chamber, this match is set up.
But the way I see it, it is win-win for both of these guys. Orton has paid his WrestleMania dues, losing out to Triple H at 25, and having non-title matches at the past three Manias. Sheamus is being built to be a massive star, and considering his match last year, I expect them to give him a legitimate match this time.
Big men match. This could also be for the World Title if Show goes for a full dominance run and Ryback wins the Royal Rumble, leaving Orton/Sheamus as a grudge match.
Basically only exists so Ryback can get the shit beaten out of him, then can hit the highlight-moment of a Shellshocked on Big Show.
I'm calling Team Hell No to last through to WrestleMania. If they don't, I expect a singles match and then replace these guys with two or three other teams in some tag team clusterfuck match.
Otherwise, Rhodes Scholars provide the perfect foil for Team Hell No. Rhodes and Sandow are fucking gold, and it prevents all four from getting lost in the shuffle of meaningless WrestleMania matches.
Controversial call, but Eve is the best diva in the business right now. She has been the only one besides AJ to get any spotlight, and considering her heel gimmick, I expect some "I am the greatest diva of all time" bullshit to occur.
Cue Trish. Either way, either Eve gets put over by IMO, the greatest diva of all time or Trish gets a WrestleMania moment that doesn't involve Snooki and gives the fans at home a good face win.
Cue the clusterfuck match. I kept it six-man, because it works for me, but I don't have a clue what will happen. The Shield need to be on that card, and this gives the newly-face Miz and Del Rio something to do. Henry's spot could be filled with just about anyone.
One of the best veterans, and a past Intercontinental Champion puts over the man who in my opinion, is arguably one of the best wrestlers WWE has to offer.
Need I explain? Cesaro hates America. Cue the All-American American, face and all, with the US pride. Because apparently Vince hasn't realised flag feuds aren't relevant anymore... at least to those not from the US.
Why waste Ziggler on this shit, you ask? Open the show with this, I'd still like to see it happen. Good ten minute match, Ziggler goes over. Maybe a handshake at the end.
...then wait for the end of the World Heavyweight Championship match. KA-CHING. CASH IN. 1. 2. 3. ZIGGLER IS CHAMPION. Also, we finally get to see a WrestleMania cash-in.
As I can't be fucked with match graphics until there is an actual card...
The Rock (c) vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship. The Undertaker vs. CM Punk in an I Quit/Submission/No Holds Barred Match. Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar in an I Quit/Submission/No Holds Barred Match. Sheamus vs. Alberto Del Rio (c) vs. Randy Orton vs. Big Show for the World Heavyweight Championship (Dolph Ziggler cashes in on the champion...) Ryback vs. The Shield in a 3-on-1 Handicap Match Dolph Ziggler vs. Chris Jericho Daniel Bryan vs. Kane Team Rhodes Scholars vs. The Usos vs. 3MB A divas/celebrity match
Find some matches for Barrett, Cesaro, Miz etc. and there's your WrestleMania.
I have added Rock/Cena II and Del Rio/Swagger to the confirmed matches.
At this stage, the card should end up looking like...
- John Cena vs. The Rock II (WWE Championship) - Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H (No Holds Barred/I Quit/Any barbaric sort of match) - The Undertaker vs. CM Punk (The Streak on the line, perhaps No Holds Barred) - Alberto Del Rio (w/Ricardo Rodriguez) vs. Jack Swagger (w/Zeb Coulter) (World Heavyweight Championship) - Chris Jericho vs. Dolph Ziggler - Daniel Bryan vs. Kane
These matches may or may not happen or end up as various clusterfucks
- Ryback vs. Big Show (or The Shield) - Randy Orton vs. Mark Henry - Sheamus vs. Wade Barrett (Intercontinental Championship) - Antonio Cesaro vs. The Miz (United States Championship) - Kaitlyn vs. AJ (Divas Championship)
I'll be lost until you find me here, oh glory.
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