Brock Lesnar faces AJ Styles in a fantasy match as the stars of Raw and SmackDown Live crash at WWE Survivor Series.
The Universal Champion goes up against the WWE Champion in a non-title session at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas today around evening time.
A monster 5-on-5, customary Survivor Series elimination match sees a Raw Team highlighting Kurt Angle and Triple H conflict with a SmackDown side supported by Shane McMahon and John Cena.
The blue’s image’s ladies’ champion Charlotte Flair challenges the red brand’s proportionate Alexa Bliss and female teams from every program will likewise do fight.
In the mean time two of the best trios in WWE history – The Shield and The New Day – square off in a heavenly six-man tag team challenge.
Here is a match-by-match breakdown of the show.
WWE Cruiserweight Championship – Enzo Amore (c) vs. Kalisto
The main title match on the card today around evening time sees proficient aggravation Enzo Amore shield the WWE Cruiserweight Championship against individual 205 Live star Kalisto.
Enzo lost the title to the conceal Mexican on a scene of Raw a month ago, just to recapture it at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs in the wake of diverting an official and thumbing Kalisto in the eye.
It’s reasonable WWE are building the division around the disruptive yet captivating Amore, as he is one of only a handful couple of entertainers on the 205 Live list with a set up character, which reverberates with fans.
This appears like the start of an extensive rule that could even observe him hold the belt the distance to WrestleMania, before he is deposed by somebody like Cedric Alexander.
Enzo and Kalisto had a not too bad match at TLC so expect the same once more, with maybe Amore’s new partner Drew Gulak ended up being the unequivocal factor in the champion holding his title.
Predicted winner: Enzo Amore
Women’s Survivor Series elimination match
Team Raw (Alicia Fox, Nia Jax, Asuka, Sasha Banks, and Bayley) vs. Team SmackDown (Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi, Tamina, and Natalya)
Following Charlotte’s enthusiastic SmackDown Women’s Championship win, the blue team in the ladies’ 5-on-5 Survivor Series elimination match is feeling the loss of a member.
Raw has a full squad, in particular Alicia Fox, Nia Jax, Asuka, Sasha Banks and Bayley. In any case, who will join SmackDown’s Becky Lynch, Carmella, Naomi and Tamina? It could basically be the lady Charlotte vanquished, Natalya, yet maybe somebody from these shores will probably fill the void and announce: “This is my House!” Paige was reputed to return on Raw this week and when that didn’t work out as intended, many individuals reserved Survivor Series as her arrival date.
The point of convergence of Team SmackDown is Becky Lynch, its pioneer and most skilled entertainer. She will most likely be among the last contenders, with Money in the Bank attaché holder Carmella likewise prone to sparkle.
Lynch could well end up against it nonetheless, as Team Raw brags the previous NXT Women’s Champion Asuka, who was acquainted with the principle list with incredible show at TLC.
In the event that the Japanese grappler is to hold her exceptional air – officially gouged by two not as much as exciting wins over the now withdrew Emma – she should without a doubt push through Team SmackDwon to some degree. In a perfect world she will be the person who stands tall toward the end and gets the definitive stick or accommodation.
Predicted winner: Team Raw
Raw Tag Team Champions Cesaro & Sheamus vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos
Tag team match
Cesaro and Sheamus vs. The Usos
Recently delegated Raw tag team champions Sheamus and Cesaro, otherwise known as The Bar, confront SmackDown’s tag team champions The Usos, who guarantee to take the European pair to the Uso Penitentiary.
Already two of the most underrated pairings in all of WWE, they have doubtlessly prevailed upon any outstanding cynics these previous a year, and should serve up a genuine treat tonight. The Bar won their belts because of SmackDown’s The New Day diverting Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins on Raw in Manchester amid the organization’s UK visit.
However, they are not liable to get any such supports from Jimmy and Jey, who are returning off the of a phenomenal quarrel with The New Day, which finished in an enormous match at Hell in a Cell.
Without any titles in question or any individual contention, this is absolutely a presentation match, yet it ought to be a decent one.
Predicted winners: Cesaro and Sheamus
Intercontinental Champion The Miz vs. United States Champion Baron Corbin
While there is no gold hanging in the balance in this challenge either, The Miz and Baron Corbin have figured out how to influence their conflict to feel emphatically individual, with some biting affront exchanged via web-based networking media.
Joined States Champion Corbin set out to bring Intercontinental Champion The Miz’s better half Maryse into the discussion, which earned him a profane censure from The Miz on Twitter.
This didn’t trouble The Lone Wolf, who raised the stakes assist by disregarding Miz’s notice to never again talk the name of the pregnant ex-Divas Champion.
The result of matches like this between two foot sole areas are hard to call – it feels like you could flip a coin. Yet, Raw’s man maybe has a more prominent possibility of a tricky win on account of his companions in The Miztourage, Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas, will’s identity at ringside.
Predicted winner: The Miz
The Shield vs. The New Day
Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins vs. Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods
Magnetic group The New Day have had focuses on their backs since an invasion to Raw in Manchester brought about Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins losing the red brand’s tag titles. Presently Roman Reigns has returned from a viral contamination, which constrained him to miss TLC (when Raw general administrator Kurt Angle had his spot) and the Hounds of Justice are prepared for exact retribution.
The full Shield line-up crushed Sheamus, Cesaro and The Miz on Monday, their first match in three years, since rejoining a month ago.
It’s been intriguing to see Reigns promptly look more agreeable close by Ambrose and Rollins and by and by depict even more a simple renegade character with a threatening edge, which fans very delighted in, before he turned into a singles contender and began turning out with John Cena style adolescent jokes and mirroring his Superman schedule.
The New Day are no weaklings – they are four-time tag team champions, who accomplished the longest tag team title rule – 483 days – in WWE history.
Apparently the main more great trio in WWE these previous five years has been The Shield, who have held tag gold on two events. An impact between the two powers is a heavenly prospect and this ought to have a lot of rushes and spills before a win for Roman and co.
Predicted winners: The Shield
Men’s Survivor Series elimination match
Team Raw (Kurt Angle, Braun Strowman, Finn Bálor, Samoa Joe, and Triple H) vs. Team SmackDown (Shane McMahon, Randy Orton, Bobby Roode, Shinsuke Nakamura, and John Cena)
This match is so huge it could possibly close the show. Raw’s general chief Kurt Angle is fighting for his activity, after Stephanie McMahon cautioned that he should overcome her sibling Shane McMahon’s SmackDown side, or hazard being let go.
The Olympic Gold Medalist will lead his charges, which now incorporate his previous adversary and Stephanie’s better half, Triple H.
The Game embedded himself into the match by supplanting Angle’s harmed child Jason Jordan and giving him a Pedigree for good measure, as Kurt viewed on defenselessly.
It felt like the start of a storyline that could see Angle and Triple H confront each other at WrestleMania 34. In any case, until further notice the match must team up and trust they sharp adversaries Finn Bálor and Samoa Joe can put their disparities to the other side.
Their secret weapon is obviously the massive Braun Strowman, who is just liable to be disposed of if a few men join forces against him on the double!
Remaining over the ring will be Shane O’Mac, who has no such issues in his positions, with Randy Orton, Bobby Roode, Shinsuke Nakamura and in conclusion John Cena all in agreement. Cena’s late expansion supported the star energy of this challenge much further and the Toyota Center ought to detonate with fervor when he by and by locks horns with Angle or Triple H.
In like manner, it will be fascinating to perceive how Shane tolls against his brother by marriage or his previous adversary Angle. However Shane may have an alternate issue to manage, two men who neglected to make his team and have grumbled from that point onward, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.
Would they be able to get engaged with this challenge and hand the advantage to Team Raw? It’s a particular probability.
Two units pressed loaded with present and future WWE Hall of Famers ought to guarantee this is a totally marvelous experience.
The request in which stars are dispensed with customarily additionally alludes to where Vince McMahon sees them in a half year time – a solid appearing here for any semblance of Bálor or Nakamura could be a marker of enormous things to come.Slam by Angle and two Triple Powerbombs by The Shield.
Predicted winners: Team Raw
Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair
SmackDown Women’s Champion Natalya lost her title to Charlotte Flair, who was then complimented by her returning father, the amazing Ric Flair, in passionate scenes in their home city of Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday night.
The upshot of that outcome was that she is presently just the second lady to win both Raw and SmackDown’s ladies’ titles. The first? None other than her rival tonight, Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss.
So who will win, The Queen or the Goddess? Pizazz is maybe a more common foot sole area, yet she has developed into this babyface part and ought to have a solid support against Bliss, who exceeds expectations at depicting a resentful, spoilt rascal.
Their ways have not by any stretch of the imagination crossed beside the semi-finals of NXT ladies’ title competition in May 2014, which saw Charlotte improvement to Alexa’s detriment.
A rehash of that result appears to be likely here, particularly with Flair riding a rush of rapture and having just barely caught her title. This could unobtrusively be a standout amongst other matches of the night.
Predicted winner: Alexa Bliss
Brock Lesnar vs. AJ Styles
Any reasonable person would agree that many fans were not as much as excited at the possibility of seeing Raw’s Universal Champion Brock Lesnar confront SmackDown’s WWE Champion Jinder Mahal in a non-title, champion vs. champion match.
Indeed, even Lesnar’s chief Paul Heyman clowned about Mahal not being a commendable adversary for the Beast Incarnate.
Gratefully, in a late relief, the Modern Day Maharaja’s disappointing rule of fear went to a smashing end on account of AJ Styles on SmackDown in Manchester 10 days back.
We now have a fantasy match – a first time experience between the ex-UFC Heavyweight Champion and the best wrestler in all of WWE – to tremendously anticipate.
The two abilities have at no other time met in the ring amid storied vocations, in which they have both vanquished Japan, winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in New Japan Pro Wrestling, and now rule in WWE.
Tending to that reality, Lesnar and Heyman showed up on Raw the next week, expressing that Styles was a definitive underdog, however Brock was the main champion in WWE history.
The next night on SmackDown, Styles and Bryan ridiculed the couple, with Bryan going about as Styles’ promoter. Bryan said that Lesnar dependably rationally stops when he gets into profound waters and Styles would “suffocate” Lesnar at Survivor Series.
He even ventured to say Lesnar tapping out to UFC awesome Frank Mir’s “good for nothing kneebar”! By one means or another it’s difficult to see Styles compelling the Beast Incarnate to submit to a Calf Killer, or having the capacity to hit him with a Styles Clash.
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However it’s vital for AJ’s WWE profession that he is introduced as a certified risk to the most overwhelming power in the organization.
It ought to be an intriguing experience given their common specialized capacity, in addition to Lesnar’s quality and power against Styles’ speed and dexterity.
Nonetheless, it will likely end with a F-5, guaranteeing Lesnar remains the man to beat in WWE.
Predicted winner: AJ Styles
Last Minute Update Match
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