Survivor Series 2016 predictions
Here we are entering the Survivor Series pay per view, the second interpromotional pay per view since the draft. There are six matches on the card, with the main event being Brock Lenser vs Bill Goldberg. This Pay Per View is back to winner take all Raw vs SmackDown. There are a few things that are at stake. For starters, the cruiserweight title and the cruiserweight division could switch brands depending on who wins the match. The same goes for the Intercontinental Championship.
Our first five on five Raw vs SmackDown match is the men duking it out. For team, Raw you got Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman going against Team SmackDown which is AJ Styles, Dean Ambrose, Shane McMahon, Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt. This like the rest is an elimination style match. Raw has been booked to look like the heel, however both teams are stacked with the best talent, but SmackDown has been killing in the ratings prediction? SmackDown takes this one with AJ getting the winning pin.
The next match is the women’s five on five elimination match with team Raw (Charlotte, Bayley, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, and Alicia Fox) Of course you got Dana Brooke as the coach vs Team SmackDown (Nikki Bella, Becky Lynch, Alexa Bliss, Naomi and Carmella) Their coach is of course Natalya is the coach. Raw clearly has the upper hand in the overall talent, Outside of Nikki and Becky there is no real great talent, Prediction? Raw wins with Bayley getting the winning pin.
Now we have the epic 10 on 10 tag team match, Raw has the New Day, Enzo and Big Cass, the Club, Cesaro and Sheamus and the Shinning Stars vs Teams SmackDown (Heath and Rhyno, The Hype Bros, American Alpha, Usos and Breezango) To me this is a draw when it comes to the talent but New Day and Enzo and Big Cass, should be the most popular, so I am giving this to team Raw with a New day member making the pin.
Kalisto Vs The Brian Kendrick for the Cruiserweight Title, here is the issue the raw crowd hasn’t gotten behind the cruiserweights, in fact the crowd been very silent and chanting boring, a move to SmackDown could be the fix so the winner will be Kalisto.
The Miz vs Sami Zayn will be interesting and I do believe the title will be switching brands, Raw is still the flagship show and the Miz brought credibility and Sami way over with the crowd, the change will make sense and just maybe Miz will be promoted to the main event picture for SmackDown unless they so call trade him, winner Sami.
The Main Event is Lesner Vs Goldberg, which is 12 years in the making and 12 years too late, Lesner is just too rough and Goldberg hurt his shoulder pushing some guys around, Ring rust and old age will make this match very sloppy and has my vote to be the worse match on the card, but having Goldberg win could be good for business.
The best match should be the Men’s five on five match the talent is just too deep to be sloppy, I will be giving the PPV a good 4 out of five stars, the run time may hurt its rating.
By Paul Miller