WWE SummerSlam 2017 Preview

WWE SummerSlam 2017 Preview

The headliner of SummerSlam will see Brock Lesnar protect the WWE Universal Championship against Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, and Samoa Joe. In the event that Lesnar loses, he will leave the WWE.

Jinder Mahal will guard the WWE Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura. This is after Nakamura won a No. 1 Contenders coordinate against John Cena on SmackDown Live.

Randy Orton and Rusev

Randy Orton and Rusev haven’t had the best summers on SmackDown Live. They were in various positions on the match card yet attempted to look aggressive.

Orton matched Jinder Mahal for three months as they struggled for the WWE Championship. Mahal won the title at May’s Backlash, which prompted two more pay-per-see matches. The Viper lost both and appeared to be erratic.

Rusev should return for Money in the Bank. Keep in mind his interest for a title coordinate at the June PPV? That never happened, and he didn’t return until the principal seven day stretch of July, in the meantime as John Cena. One chaotic Flag Match later and the Bulgarian Brute looked lost.

So when WWE has two hotshots doing nothing, what do they do? They toss them into a match at SummerSlam with practically zero form and expectation they put on a decent match. It’s conceivably an erratic before Orton and Rusev go in various ways, or the begin of a program for the fall.

Given the Apex Predator’s misfortunes all through the late spring, search for him to bounce back with a major win. This doesn’t help Rusev, who will go grounded into SmackDown Live. When it comes down to these two stars, be that as it may, it will be the greater name getting the win.

Prediction: Randy Orton wins

Big Cass and Big Show

For the second time in 2017, WWE will break out the shark confine. To begin with, Chris Jericho was suspended in it at the Royal Rumble, while Kevin Owens and Roman Reigns combat for the WWE Universal Championship. This time it’s Enzo Amore noticeable all around as Big Cass and Big Show fight at SummerSlam.

This quarrel began before Amore and Cass formally split up. The last man got envious of Show working with Enzo, which witnessed nothing at first. That switched when Cass beat up his previous closest companion and got stood up to by the World’s Largest Athlete.

Concerning Amore in the shark confine, it came at Cass’ ask. It’s uncommon to see a babyface get put in this circumstance while a foot rear area’s thought gets put through. In the midst of all these “warmth” bits of gossip for the Realest Guy in the Room, be that as it may, does him being suspended in this confine have anything to do with them?

With respect to coordinate outcome, it’s hard to see Cass on the losing end here. A misfortune would annihilate any force he made after the split from Amore and make everybody question if WWE has huge tentative arrangements for him. In view of that, search for the seven-footer to win.

Concerning Enzo and Cass realigning, it’s a captivating idea. It could be the heartless, heel mouthpiece for Cass to use since he was dependably the weaker of the two on the amplifier. Also, Amore isn’t precisely “quality” in the ring. Be that as it may, if these “warmth” gossipy tidbits are valid, I can’t see this occurrence to give him better situating.

Prediction: Big Cass wins

Baron Corbin and John Cena

All things considered, this current match’s elements changed after SmackDown Live. It went from Baron Corbin nearly as a certification to lose because of his Money in the Bank folder case to a creating circumstance that is hard to peruse.

On Tuesday night, Corbin traded out his Money in the Bank folder case on Jinder Mahal as he confronted John Cena in the headliner. Doing this six days before SummerSlam appeared like an odd time for WWE to move this out, and the outcome made it much more head-scratching.

While Cena diverted Corbin, Mahal moved him up and got the fruitful pinfall. This made the Lone Wolf only the third whiz to not trade out the Money in the Bank contract effectively (following Cena and Damien Sandow). It may not mean anything positive or negative toward his future, yet for SummerSlam, it leaves a fascinating circumstance.

In the event that Corbin held the folder case at SummerSlam, Cena would have likely gone over him, as it’s the standard course WWE utilizes with geniuses that win the June stepping stool coordinate. They generally lose until the point when they win the world title on their trade out.

With Corbin no longer the folder case holder, it abandons him at an intersection. He’ll confront Cena, who simply lost to Shinsuke Nakamura in a No. 1 Contenders coordinate. It’s hard to see WWE give the Leader of the Cenation another misfortune, particularly to somebody that blew his trade out circumstance. That is just going to hurt the previous NXT star’s future as an upper card player and abandon him purposeless for the fall.

Prediction: John Cena wins

Bray Wyatt and Finn Balor

Whinny Wyatt versus Finn Balor should be a unique match at SummerSlam. It combined two of WWE’s most secretive characters in the ring and gave fans a new matchup.

At that point came Monday’s scene of Raw.

WWE utilized the topic “SummerSlam come right on time” for the three-hour appear, with matches and points getting utilized six days ahead of time to make a “SummerSlam-like” air. While this gave its minutes, it removed a portion of the charm from Sunday.

WWE did this with Balor versus Wyatt, choosing to put their match on six days early. The Eater of Worlds won in an alright match, poured “blood” on Balor and apparently set up additional to come. It removes a portion of the air from a moment go-around, yet fine.

Balor at that point gave a meeting where he affirmed he got his rematch for SummerSlam. He at that point prodded the arrival of the Demon King, his option persona that hasn’t been seen since SummerSlam 2016. All in all, what does WWE do? They formally reported the arrival of Balor’s Demon King for Sunday, something never done in NXT or the principle program. Such a great amount for the suspicion or obscure interest of its arrival.

This everything except ensures a Balor win at SummerSlam, as he gets the high ground on Wyatt and prompts a third match, at whatever point that might be. More than likely, in any case, this match will lose all sense of direction in the rearrange of the dozen aggregate that will be seen, while the previous NXT Champion gets a win that won’t do much for him.

Prediction: Finn Balor wins

WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match

Neville should protect the WWE Cruiserweight Championship at SummerSlam. At that point came “SummerSlam come early,” and Akira Tozawa got his title coordinate six days ahead of time.

On Raw, in an enjoyment forward and backward match, Tozawa pulled off the win to wind up noticeably the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion. He finished Neville’s half year rule that began at January’s Royal Rumble pay-per-see. The King of the Cruiserweights was WWE’s longest-tenured champion heading into Monday night.

A Cruiserweight Championship rematch appears to be bound for the Kickoff Show, particularly with a twofold digit coordinate aggregate at SummerSlam. It can get 10-15 minutes in the opening two hours as opposed to being surged between two of the night’s marquee matches.

Crude was an extraordinary minute for Tozawa. On the off chance that anything, the Cruiserweight division’s just great minutes have come through title wins. That went for TJP at the Cruiserweight Classic, Rich Swann’s win on the presentation scene of 205 Live, and Neville winning his first primary list title in January.

Be that as it may, in the same way as other before Tozawa, WWE has surprised babyface champions, and in a brief timeframe in 2017. Randy Orton’s WWE Championship rule, Bayley’s Raw Women’s Championship rule, Cesaro and Sheamus’ first Raw Tag Team Championship rule and AJ Styles’ initially United States Championship rule all had unexpected endings. With the work Neville did at the best (and by an embarrassing margin) in the Cruiserweight division, it’s hard to see him simply float out of the title picture.

So at SummerSlam, search for what WWE did with the United States Championship numerous circumstances in 2017 and have a title change days after the past one. Neville’s appeal and devious foot rear area strategies were the best piece of the cruiserweights and should keep on shining, while Tozawa stays in the title picture however turns into the chaser — once more.

Prediction: Neville wins the WWE Cruiserweight Championship

Naomi and Natalya

The SmackDown Women’s Championship coordinate matching came as to some degree an astonishment. Naomi has held the title since WrestleMania 33 and been made to resemble a strong champion. In any case, her rival, Natalya, was the head-turner of this SummerSlam session.

At Battleground, the Queens of Hearts vanquished hotshots like Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch to end up plainly the No. 1 contender to the SmackDown Women’s Championship at SummerSlam. Conflicting with the star control was a fascinating call, particularly for WWE’s greatest gathering of the mid year. The “Pizazz” last name draws and Lynch set up herself from the minute she appeared on the principle list.

This appears like an instance of WWE pandering to SmackDown Live’s “Territory of Opportunity” motto, which was utilized with Lana, Jinder Mahal and Breezango in the course of recent months. Saying this doesn’t imply that it’s a terrible thing that Natalya got the open door, however it’s as yet a choice out of left field.

It doesn’t appear like the opportune time for Naomi to drop the title. The Money in the Bank contract waits, which wouldn’t bode well to capitalize on a foot sole area. With Baron Corbin neglecting to capitalize on SmackDown Live, it might mean Carmella holds her satchel for an additional period of two while Naomi keeps on sparkling (joke expected) with the belt. Additionally, there are more unique match alternatives with her than the niece of Bret Hart.

Prediction: Naomi holds the SmackDown Women’s Championship

The New Day and The Usos

The SmackDown Tag Team Championship match is one of two scheduled for the SummerSlam Kickoff Show. It will see The New Day defend against The Usos, potentially in their last of three pay-per-view matches.

At Battleground, these teams arguably put on the best bout of the evening, one that also opened the show. New Day won, becoming the first tag team to hold the titles on both main roster shows since the brand split began in July 2016.

WWE hasn’t seemed concerned with flipping titles often, so it’s possible a belt change is in the works here. It allows New Day to reach the history books (again), while The Usos continue another championship reign.

However, look for Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods to reign supreme for the third consecutive SummerSlam. It’s a show they thrived at in 2015 and 2016, the former of which began their record run as WWE/Raw Tag Team Champions. They shouldn’t lose so quickly, as they can establish themselves with the Smackdown Tag Team Championships while another heel team gets an opportunity to defeat them at a future PPV.

Prediction: The New Day retain the SmackDown Tag Team Championship

Alexa Bliss and Bayley

Alexa Bliss was set to protect the Raw Women’s Championship against Bayley at SummerSlam. One Nia Jax hurl to Bayley and an isolated shoulder later, the match got canceled and another contender was named.

Sasha Banks vanquished Jax to wind up plainly the new No. 1 contender, getting the open door she lost at Great Balls of Fire. It’s a shot for her to get a fourth title rule, possibly prompting the longest of her vocation since the three she had in the late spring and fall of 2016 were sudden.

With the match change, it’s hard to see the belt go from Bliss to Banks, however. Unless WWE was determined to doing this with or without Bayley, basically having an off the cuff coordinate prompt the Raw Women’s Championship being held by another lady appears like WWE simply needing to flavor up SummerSlam. There’s very little motivation to take the belt off Bliss, who has been beneficial as champion also.

Joy and Banks had a great time coordinate at Great Balls of Fire and ought to convey something comparable at SummerSlam. Try not to search for a title change here unless WWE gets exhausted and needs to switch it up.

Prediction: Alexa Bliss holds the Raw Women’s Championship

Cesaro, Sheamus and Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins

The Raw Tag Team Championships, belts that are once in a while held in high respect, apparently have the best story around them for SummerSlam. It has nothing to do with the champions, Cesaro and Sheamus, either.

Dignitary Ambrose and Seth Rollins will group at a WWE PPV interestingly since Payback 2014 when The Shield crushed Evolution. It was a high point for the previous stable, until the point when Rollins turned on Ambrose and Roman Reigns.

Rollins and Ambrose severed into a fight that went on for the majority of 2014 and revived it in 2015. They avoided each other for a modest bunch of months before their quarrels entwined after Great Balls of Fire. It prompted them reluctantly adjusting (it took until the Raw before SummerSlam) to battle off Cesaro and Sheamus, and get their title shot in Brooklyn, NY.

The Rollins-Ambrose story is fun and would make for an incredible minute in the event that they win at SummerSlam. There’s too great of a story to tell in the event that they don’t, however, as one of them can turn on the other and have a quarrel that conveys into the fall months. Imagine a scenario in which it’s the Lunatic Fringe. Might he truly not confide in Rollins and choose to be vindictive? That appears to be more intriguing than them holding the Raw Tag Team Championships, something that still gives excitement esteem however as a less demanding way out for the WWE’s imaginative procedure.

Beside that, search for this to be the Match of the Night beside the headliner. In the event that given around 15 minutes (why wouldn’t it be able to on a four-hour appear?), it ought to convey.

The Raw Tag Team Championships, belts that are once in a while held in high respect, apparently have the best story around them for SummerSlam. It has nothing to do with the champions, Cesaro and Sheamus, either.

Dignitary Ambrose and Seth Rollins will group at a WWE PPV interestingly since Payback 2014 when The Shield crushed Evolution. It was a high point for the previous stable, until the point when Rollins turned on Ambrose and Roman Reigns.

Rollins and Ambrose severed into a fight that went on for the majority of 2014 and revived it in 2015. They avoided each other for a modest bunch of months before their quarrels entwined after Great Balls of Fire. It prompted them reluctantly adjusting (it took until the Raw before SummerSlam) to battle off Cesaro and Sheamus, and get their title shot in Brooklyn, NY.

The Rollins-Ambrose story is fun and would make for an incredible minute in the event that they win at SummerSlam. There’s too great of a story to tell in the event that they don’t, however, as one of them can turn on the other and have a quarrel that conveys into the fall months. Imagine a scenario in which it’s the Lunatic Fringe. Might he truly not confide in Rollins and choose to be vindictive? That appears to be more intriguing than them holding the Raw Tag Team Championships, something that still gives excitement esteem however as a less demanding way out for the WWE’s imaginative procedure.

Beside that, search for this to be the Match of the Night beside the headliner. In the event that given around 15 minutes (why wouldn’t it be able to on a four-hour appear?), it ought to convey.

Prediction: Cesaro and Sheamus

AJ Styles and Kevin Owens

AJ Styles and Kevin Owens will be the most recent rematch of SummerSlam. These unscrupulous off in matches since May, incorporating into Triple Threat sessions. So on Sunday night, it could be the finish of this long-standing fight.

Styles and Owens exchanged the WWE United States Championship three times more than three months, including a change at the Madison Square Garden live occasion and a scene of SmackDown Live. It’s kept the title dynamic, however with a plenitude of developments in the mid-card scene for the blue brand.

There is a wrinkle for this match at SummerSlam, as Shane McMahon will be the extraordinary visitor arbitrator. Given this is a McMahon and how extraordinary visitor ref circumstances generally work out, there will conceivably be shenanigans.

In the event that no title changes are occurring and if this is the finish of Styles-Owens, at that point is Shane’s quality not significant? He could assume a part, regardless of whether it’s by getting “unintentionally hit” and offering a move for five minutes or contending with KO. In case you’re searching for a stunning foot rear area turn, it doesn’t appear to be something WWE would do, especially given how prevalent Shane is.

SummerSlam ought to be the finish of Owens versus Styles, so search for the last to win. Will they put on one of the night’s best matches?

Prediction: AJ Styles holds the WWE United States Championship

Jinder Mahal and Shinsuke Nakamura

For somebody who was on the low card of the WWE in April, it’s the third month for Jinder Mahal’s WWE Championship rule. He hasn’t “wowed” with this PPV coordinates yet has seen his stock ascent through the mid year because of PPV headliner wins and crushing Randy Orton three times.

Shinsuke Nakamura will get his first primary list title opportunity in the WWE. He crushed John Cena to gain this shot on a scene of SmackDown Live, finishing the following phase of his climb up the list.

Nakamura versus Mahal is a new matchup that ought to be one of SummerSlam’s last matches. It won’t headliner, as that will be left to the stars of Raw and their name energy to close the show. Be that as it may, there’s sufficient potential here for something energizing to occur.

An issue is timing. At WrestleMania 33, in spite of seven hours of programming, the WWE Championship coordinate got nine minutes and had a title change. It’s difficult to believe that will occur at SummerSlam, yet with Mahal being a long way from the greatest name contending at the Barclays Center, it’s conceivable he and Nakamura get cut for a considerable length of time, with the United States and Raw Tag Team Championship matches gobbling it up.

With Baron Corbin’s Money in the Bank good and gone, it implies just Nakamura or Mahal can leave SummerSlam as champion. WWE has a voyage through India set for September, which would be perfect to have the Modern-Day Maharaja as champion. Is it enough to give Nakamura his initially singles misfortune, and at a PPV, however? It’s an intense offer, yet one I think WWE will proceed with.

Prediction: Jinder Mahal holds the WWE Championship

Fatal Four-Way WWE Universal Championship

One day, one week, one month, one year and after one decade, this will be the match that represents the moment of truth the 2017 SummerSlam PPV. It’s with four of the best stars of Raw and the WWE, including the star control Brock Lesnar conveys to the table.

This resembled a standard Fatal Four-Way coordinate for the WWE Universal Championship until Paul Heyman reported that if Lesnar loses, he will leave the organization. That is in the midst of theory of him having another battle in the UFC.

This stipulation brings the authenticity angle that already worked with Lesnar and other best stars like John Cena. For this, it may not function also.

At the point when WWE re-marked Lesnar in March 2015, it was an agreement that started with WrestleMania 31 and was to end in three years. Why might WWE let him go before it terminates? They can get the most out of him for the following eight months until the point that he puts somebody over at WrestleMania 34 and takes off.

While it’s a decent endeavor at bringing a genuine circumstance into this match, it will at present be Lesnar successful. Nonetheless, search for this to be a Match of the Year competitor, with all the gifted hotshots required to make this an exhibition.

Prediction: Brock Lesnar holds the WWE Universal Championship
WWE SummerSlam 2017 Preview was last modified: August 20th, 2017 by Amanda Carano

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