WWE Summerslam 2018 PPV Predictions

Welcome everyone to my 3rd SummerSlam predictions. This year, once again, the show is being brought to you from the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York and this 6 hour show is STACKED to the hill!

So without any delay, let’s get into these predictions:

NON-TITLE MATCHES:
Tag Team Match (Kickoff Show)
Rusev & Lana vs Andrade “Cien” Almas & Zelina Vega
PREDICTION: This feud has been more about Aiden English and whether he is going to turn on Rusev/Lana or maybe visa-versa but I have really enjoyed the build up to this match quite a bit and its really nice to see Zelina Vega inside a WWE ring performing rather than solely being a manager. Rusev & Lana to win.
Singles Match
Finn Bálor vs Constable Baron Corbin
PREDICTION: This is a rubber match from Extreme Rules and while this has been a comedic little feud, this is nothing but damaging for Finn as it is showing him to be a mid-carder and to be honest, he should be in the Universal Title scene as he was in that Universal Championship match this time 2 years ago! Finn to win!
Singles Match
Daniel Bryan vs The Miz
PREDICTION: This feud has been 8 years in the making since the original NXT gameshow and what a feud this has been and it is great that we are getting the blow-off match right now in 2018 and it is still shocking to see Daniel Bryan back in action. Daniel Bryan to win
Singles Match (If Braun loses, Kevin becomes Mr. Money in the Bank)
Braun Strowman vs Kevin Owens
PREDICTION: This feud was started a bit too early as it seemed to have stretched from the early days of the build up of the Extreme Rules PPV in order for it to just be about the MITB case. I don’t expect Braun to lose this as he is just a tank (And a monster) and I think a few months without seeing KO will do no harm. 😉 Braun to win and retain his MITB case.
TITLE MATCHES:
Tag Team Match for the RAW Tag Team Championship (Kickoff Show)
The B-Team (C) vs The Revival
PREDICTION: The Revival have come out of nowhere and all of a sudden going against a remade The B-Team who have had their theme changed to a really crap song (in my opinion of course) and from the looks of things, they could be losing those titles really shortly as there isn’t anything more that they can do with those titles. The Revival to win!
Singles Match for the Cruiserweight Championship (Kickoff Show)
Cedric Alexander (C) vs Drew Gulak
PREDICTION: This will go down as a fantastic no matter what way that you look at it and I feel that they should be moved to the pre-show of NXT Takeover as they are that good of a match. Cedric is fantastic in the ring and Gulak is just as great in terms of promo. Cedric to retain the CW Championship.
Tag Team Match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Bludgeon Brothers (C) vs The New Day
PREDICTION:The Bludgeon Brothers are by far the best dominant Tag Team in WWE today and I can see them go on to be a lot bigger (Hopefully they will get moved over to RAW at the next Shakeup), so I would like them to retain the titles for another few months. The Bludgeon Brothers to retain!
Singles Match for the United States Championship
Shinsuke Nakamura (C) vs Jeff Hardy
PREDICTION: The new “Enigmic” Jeff Hardy is here taking on Shinsuke, but he has to be careful to not get trapped by Randy Orton if he is lurking around. This feud has been pretty ‘meh’ so hopefully at Survivor Series, we hope to see something bigger. Shinsuke to retain.
Triple Threat for the SmackDown Women’s Championship
Carmella (C) vs Charlotte Flair vs Becky Lynch
PREDICTION: Right, a couple of predictions. Either Charlotte wins and Becky turns on her or Becky wins and Charlotte turns on her. Carmella is going to lose the title to Charlotte or Becky but I can’t really decide on whom is going to do what. I would love to see Becky win without any turning from with Carmella and Charlotte but who knows. Becky to win!
Singles Match for the Intercontinental Championship 
Dolph Ziggler (C) vs Seth Rollins
PREDICTION: With the returning Dean Ambrose by Seth’s side, it evens the playing field when it comes to this match and I feel that Seth is ready to become the IC Champ once again. Hopefully at the next PPV, we will get Drew McIntyre vs Dean Ambrose. Seth to win.
Singles Match for the RAW Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss (C) vs Ronda Rousey
PREDICTION: Well, you do not have to know wrestling as to what is going to be happening in this match. Simply put: Ronda to win the RAW Women’s Championship. The feud has been meh at best and I’m tired of chicken-shit-heel Alexa. It’s boring now. Let’s get some new faces winning.
Singles Match for the WWE Championship
AJ Styles (C) vs Samoa Joe
PREDICTION: This has been a rematch that has been a few years in the making with the last singles match that they had was back in 2012 in TNA. Now Joe has his sights on Styles and his WWE Championship. To be honest, AJ has done what he can with the WWE Championship and it wouldn’t hurt him if he lost the title and I can see Joe being a monster heel with this title. Samoa Joe to win.
Singles Match for the Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar (C) vs Roman Reigns
PREDICTION: Just like Alexa v Ronda…we know how this going to go. It’s the 4th match between Brock and Roman and at this point…I am sick of talking about it because of how trash the Universal Championship is in WWE. Just give the title to Roman and lets be done with it. Roman to win. 

 

And that is it. Apologies for the posts going up a bit late, but I have had a boat-load of work ahead of me and I didn’t get ample opportunity to get it done.

I am not going to be Live Tweeting the PPV but I hope that you follow on Twitter: @Wressling_ for when new posts get released! 🙂

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