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So expectations are a bit varied for this one, no where near the hype of last year and it feels, potentially, a bit of a stop gap to next year, but there should be a lot of fun to be had.
Kicks off Midnight on Sunday, Here's the card:
Tyson Kidd and Cesaro (c) (with Natalya) vs. The New Day (Big E and Kofi Kingston) (with Xavier Woods) vs. Los Matadores (Diego and Fernando) (with El Torito) vs. The Usos (Jimmy and Jey Uso) (with Naomi)
Fatal 4-Way tag team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship
Probably a retain from the champs? who cares.
André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal - The Miz, Curtis Axel, Ryback, Fandango, Adam Rose, Zack Ryder, Jack Swagger, Titus O'Neil, Darren Young, Big Show, Kane, Erick Rowan, Damien Mizdow, Sin Cara, Goldust, Heath Slater, Mark Henry, Konnor, Viktor and Hideo Itami.
Strong call this is Miz/Samdow's push and break up from The Miz (good, he deserves it). Been moved to Pre-show to apparently open up a new match in the main show, possibly between those two?
Randy Orton vs. Seth Rollins Singles match
Orton's babyface turn, Seth Rollins could well cash money in the bank tho...
Rusev (c) vs. John Cena Singles match for the WWE United States Championship
Cena will predictably end Rusev's streak, every day of the week, it's WWE here!
The Undertaker vs. Bray Wyatt Singles match
AJ Lee and Paige vs. The Bella Twins (Brie and Nikki Bella)
WWE are seemingly finally taking the Divas division more seriously at the moment. Hopefully this isn't a fad and this has the potential to be a great match given the momentum given to all four of these stars.
Has the potential to be either the best or worst of the lot, largely depending on what state Taker is in after his first appearance since losing the streak last year. Now the streak is dead, the flood gates are open. I would imagine Taker wins and re-gains some of his legacy but with Wyatt being put over by the dead man.
Bad News Barrett (c) vs. R-Truth vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Luke Harper vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Stardust vs. Daniel Bryan Ladder match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
This could be great fun and maybe the night of the match. Yeah Daniel Bryan is arguably being undersold at the moment so would seem the most likely winner, but there is equal momentum behing Barrett, Ambrose and Ziggler, so it is the toughest to call.
Sting vs. Triple H Singles match
Like the taker match, this once depends greatly on the state of them but this has had a fun build and could be a really impressive match if both up to scratch. I'd imagine Sting takes this and then gives us the match we are all hoping for against Taker next year, but we shall see.
Brock Lesnar (c) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Roman Reigns Singles match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship
And then there's this shitshow. Possibly one of the most underwhelming Wrestlemania main event builds in some time, two big guys no one particularly cares for go at it. In fairness, I'd still rather these two than ANOTHER Rock vs Cena match, but this has the potential to be a total stinker. Admittedly the match has got tenfold more interesting now Lesnar has re-signed and is much tougher to call, but to be honest, I don't really mind who wins. It would be quite funny if Reigns lost after all this push. And who knows, perhaps Rollins cashes in...
So Rumours? Predictions? Big Plans?
I'm going all the way to Glasgow (from London) for it to watch with my pals who we have an annual party for it, so considerably pumped!