Today WWE presents one of my favourite gimmick PPV Night of Champions PPV in the WWE currently because it’s the only PPV that you can witness all the championship titles being defended on one card expect for this card because three matches don’t involve titles. As always I will provide my thoughts and predictions for every match on the entire card.
The Night of Champions PPV will start with a kick off six man tag match Stardust and The Ascension the Cosmic Wasteland, against Neville and The Lucha Dragons. This feud started when Stardust snapped when he lost along side with Bad News Barrett at SummerSlam to Stephen Amell of Arrow and Neville. This led to several matches between Neville and Stardust and brutally attacks. Neville had enough they got involved in the Lucha Dragons business and Neville decided to challenge Stardust and The Ascension to a match this Sunday. This match is a tossup but I am leaning towards Neville and the Lucha Dragons.
Rusev vs Ziggler
This feud has been so boring on so many levels it was based out of a love triangle with Rusev former love Lana and his new love Summer Rae. Clearly Rusev is jealous of Ziggler and their match at SummerSlam ended in a no contest. I envision Ziggler walking out victorious and please I pray that this feud will end this Sunday night because Ziggler is at a point in his career where he is currently stuck.
Six man tag match
Dean Ambrose Roman Reigns and mystery partner vs The Wyatt Family Bray Wyatt Luke Harper and Braun Strowman
Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns and their mystery partner will face off against the Wyatt Family Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper and their new Braun Strowman. Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns defeated The Wyatt Family at SummerSlam. A couple of weeks ago on RAW, Braun Strowman had an impressive debut taking out Reigns and Ambrose. Then weeks leading up to this PPV Reigns and Ambrose and Reigns took on Harper, and the Wyatt Family played mind games with Reigns and Ambrose. The week after Strowman debut he took on Ambrose. This is going to be an interesting six man tag match; in addition there have been reports that the mystery partners are either Samoa Joe or Baron Corbin. I envision we could see the possibility of the return of Kane regardless Ambrose and Reigns must win this match to revenge back on their side.
Charlotte vs Nikki Bella
I am really looking forward to this match we saw this match take place this past RAW but it was ruined because of twin magic at the hands of Brie Bella. This allowed Nikki Bella to surpass AJ Lee current record of 295, as the longest reigning Divas champion in WWE history.Charlotte became the number one contender for the Divas Championship after she defeated Becky Lynch in a Beat the Clock Challenge on RAW back on Aug 31th. Sunday will be interesting to see if the former NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte can finally overcome Nikki Bella and be crowned the new Divas Champion we will have to wait and see. I want Nikki Bella to retain her title but I know its Charlotte time because a win here for Nikki Bella doesn’t do her any good because she already broke the Divas record.
WWE Tag Team Championship
The Dudley Boyz against The New Day
One of most intriguing matches that I am really looking forward to is this tag team encounter between The New Day and The Dudley Boyz. The New Day regained the championships when they survived three other teams at SummerSlam in an action-packed Fatal 4-Way Match. The next night on RAW they prevailed once again Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods their celebration was short-lived. Due to the fact that everybody was shocked when WWE most decorated tag team of all time The Dudley Boyz, returned they have an impressive nine tag team title reigns. The New Day did not believe what they have seen because that night on RAW the crowd exploded in Brooklyn for the Dudley Boyz.
There is a saying actions speak louder than words the Dudley Boyz sent a message to the entire Tag Team division including The New Day, when the Dudley Boyz delivered a vicious 3D through a table to Xavier Woods. Leading up to this PPV the Dudley Boyz has been involved in singles and tag team matches and they have not looked rusty at all in my opinion. The New Day has been hilarious with the #SaveTheTables campaign because they don’t want The Dudley Boyz to break anymore tables. This match is difficult to predict because it’s a tossup both teams could walk out as champions I won’t mind either result. I just feel that The New Day need to have the WWE Tag Team titles in my opinion just to continue their heat momentum. However someone from the New Day will go through a table via a 3D.
Kevin Owens vs Ryback
Kevin Owens was without a match leading up into the Night of Champions PPV therefore Owens got in Ryback business. On SmackDown a couple of weeks ago it was Seth Rollins took on Ryback, in a Lumber Jack and just when Ryback was about to pick up the win against Rollins with the ShellShock Owens screwed him. Rollins got an assist from Owens and he delivered a Pedigree to Ryback for the three count. This is quite simple Owens needs to pick up the victory and bring back prestige to the Intercontinental title where it belongs.
United States Championship
John Cena vs Seth Rollins
Ever since losing his United States championship to Seth Rollins John Cena has not been granted a rematch so therefore he gets it at the Night of Champions PPV. Seth Rollins escaped SummerSlam with both the US and World titles with an assist from unlikely source in Jon Stewart. This rivalry has a bad blood ever since Rollins broke Cena’s noise with a vicious knee on RAW. Now I have multiple scenarios of what could happen in this match either Rollins gets himself DQ or counted out. In addition my other scenario would be to have John Cena to make Rollins tap out to the STFU quickly in order to reserve his energy, for the main event. I hate to say this but I have a feeling that John Cena will win back his United States championship.
This rivalry has a bad blood ever since Rollins broke Cena’s noise with a vicious knee on RAW. Now I have multiple scenarios of what could happen in this match either Rollins gets himself DQ or counted out. In addition my other scenario would be to have John Cena to make Rollins tap out to the STFU quickly in order to reserve his energy, for the main event. I hate to say this but I have a feeling that John Cena will win back his United States championship.
WWE Heavyweight Championship
Sting vs Seth Rollins
Now the main event that everybody has been talking about for weeks ever since it’s been announced the living legend and the vigilante, Sting takes on the man Seth Rollins the WWE Heavyweight Champion. Sting has not had a match ever since WrestleMania 31 his to Triple H where he came up on losing end. Sting has been a thorn in the side of Seth Rollins because he has made his life a living hell with all of his mind games and in addition what he did to Rollins legendary statue.
Sting has built quite an impressive resume with all the accolades he has accomplished everything in the wrestling industry but one thing that is missing is being the WWE Heavyweight Champion. That being said I envision Seth Rollins, doing whatever it takes to successfully defend his World title I don’t know how but he will find a way to still stand as champion. Then I believe we will see Triple H and The Authority will come down to the ring to congratulate Seth Rollins. I just pray that Sheamus doesn’t cash in his Money in the Bank briefcase because I will be irate if he does.
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