My Predictions for WWE Royal Rumble 2017


Kickoff Matches


6-Woman Tag Team Match

Naomi, Becky Lynch and Nikki Bella vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss, Mickie James and Natalya

Winners: Naomi, Becky Lynch and Nikki Bella

Sasha Banks vs. Nia Jax

Winner: Sasha Banks

Raw Tag Team Championship Match with two referees assigned

Cesaro & Sheamus (c) vs. The Club (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)

Winners: Cesaro & Sheamus

Pay-Per-View Matches


WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match

Rich Swann (c) vs. Neville

Winner: Rich Swann

Raw Women’s Championship Match

Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Bayley

Winner: Bayley becomes the brand new Raw Women’s Champion.

No Disqualification WWE Universal Championship Match with Chris Jericho suspended in a shark cage above the ring

Kevin Owens (c) vs. Roman Reigns

Winner: Roman Reigns becomes the brand new WWE Universal Champion.

WWE Championship Match

AJ Styles (c) vs. John Cena

Winner: John Cena becomes the new WWE Champion.

The 2017 Royal Rumble Match

So far, 22 out of the 30 Superstars who will be competing in the match have been announced:

  • The Undertaker
  • Goldberg
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose
  • The Miz
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Big E
  • Xavier Woods
  • Kofi Kingston
  • Braun Strowman
  • United States Champion Chris Jericho
  • Baron Corbin
  • Raw Tag Team Champion Cesaro

My Hopes for WWE in 2017

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  1. Paige and Nia Jax develop a rivalry with one another.


  1. Finn Balor regains the WWE Universal Championship that he never lost.


  1. Bayley wins the Raw Women’s Championship


  1. Becky Lynch becomes the first-ever 2-time SmackDown Women’s Champion in history.


  1. The identity of La Luchadora is revealed.


  1. Naomi wins the SmackDown Women’s Championship


  1. The Usos (Jimmy & Jey) turn face, use their old theme music and sport their war face paint again.


  1. NXT (WWE’s developmental system) Superstar Hideo Itami gets moved up to WWE’s main roster.


  1. Ember Moon wins the NXT Women’s Championship.


  1. Crooked (heel) announcers (e.g., Corey Graves, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Austin Aries and Marcelo Rodriguez) are relieved of their announcing duties. All they ever do is say predictable stuff, set bad examples for young ones, disrupt wrestling matches and hog the spotlight.


  1. CM Punk returns to WWE as a face.


  1. Kofi Kingston wins the WWE Universal Championship.


  1. Sami Zayn wins the United States Championship.


  1. Zack Ryder regains the Intercontinental Championship that he was screwed out of.


  1. WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan returns to WWE as a face.


  1. The United Kingdom Championship and the United