WWE SummerSlam 2018
August 19, 2018
Barclays Center
Brooklyn, New York

Watch: WWE Network

Meet our previewers

  • Lawson Leong: Match of the Month columnist for this very site. Co-host of the Talking Smark podcast. Lariat enthusiast. Go to Lawsonleong.com for all your stand up comedy needs. @Lawsoncomedy89
  • Barry Hess: Voices of Wrestling columnist; he doesn’t tweet often, but when he does you can follow him @BFHess171
  • Suit Williams: I do a lot of writing, and a lot of it is for this site. You can find my reviews of Progress Wrestling on PWPonderings. Follow him on Twitter @SuitWilliams before he comes to his senses and gets the hell out of there. And listen to the Smark Sports podcast on iTunes to hear my thoughts on WWE on a weekly basis.

WWE Cruiserweight Championship
Cedric Alexander © vs. Drew Gulak

Lawson Leong: I find 205 Live an easier watch than RAW or Smackdown because it’s a simple show with a straightforward narrative and characters that I can follow and enjoy. Cedric has done a fine job as Ace of the division since Enzo got axed and has been protected considerably well in the booking. Gulak is one of the best heels on the show and could easily fill the role of the lead antagonist going forward. This could be a sleeper match if given time and if the crowd is there for it. Prediction: Drew Gulak (because then he can lose it to Mustafa Ali)

Barry Hess: I haven’t watched a 205 Live branded match since Cedric Alexander won the title at WrestleMania. I used to feel guilty about that, but what’s the point? Prediction: Drew Gulak (he’s from Philly, I’m from Philly, that works for me).

Suit Williams: WATCH 205 LIVE YOU DUMMIES. Cedric has had a really good run as champion, defending it against Kalisto, Buddy Murphy, and Hideo Itami. But all good things come to an end, and I believe Gulak will be the one to end his reign. Gulak has been protected ever since 205 Live was rebooted. He still has the same stick-in-the-mud character, but with a killer edge instead of a goofy one. They’ve kept him on the back burner, but now with Gentleman Jack Gallagher and The Brian Kendrick in his corner, he’s gonna take the Cruiserweight Title here. Prediction: Drew Gulak

WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
The B-Team (Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel) (c) vs. The Revival (Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson)

Lawson Leong: The B-Team may be the worst tag team champions I can remember. At the very least, when other champions were bad, it wasn’t their literal gimmick that they were bad. On the other hand, The Revival are finally (after some unfortunately timed injuries) getting SOME semblance of a spotlight. If they can pull something great out of the B-Team then we really will have to start discussing them as the best WWE tag team of the modern era, if not all time. Knowing WWE the B-team will probably retain so they can continue to perform bad comedy every Monday. Man, they’re truly not good at anything. Prediction: The Revival (because optimism)

Barry Hess: Are the Raw Tag Team Championships the least significant championships in all of WWE right now? I think so.  I don’t even watch 205 Live anymore and I still consider the Cruiserweight title more important. Don’t get me wrong the B-Team is a perfectly fine act, my problem is not with them or the fact that a comedy act hold the titles. What bothers me is the (seemingly) intentional neutering of the division’s creative for most of this year. Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt held the titles for far too long with almost nothing compelling to speak of other than the fact that Matt Hardy was able to walk to the ring every week. It felt like the clock was set to strike midnight on Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel in the form of a SummerSlam date with The Authors of Pain, a logical story with a logical outcome. Instead, the badass team from NXT has been trading wins against Titus Worldwide for no apparent reason with no apparent end in sight. When someone can figure that one out I’d love to know.  The Revival is the type of foundational heel team that can anchor a tag division for years, but you’d never know it watching Raw. At one point I would have been anxious to see them crowned on a big stage like Summer Slam, but at this point I don’t see it mattering much. There’s a story to be told with B-Team transitioning from lovable losers to credible champions and we’re already starting to see that playout on Raw. Just keep it going until the division can escape this funk and make B-Team the longest reigning transitional champions in wrestling history. Prediction: The B-Team

Suit Williams: I can’t wait to see the B-Team come out on Main Event in two months to abject silence. The Revival would be a good team to hold the titles while they try to restock the Raw tag division, but I have little faith in that happening. I’ll pick the B-Team to fluke their way to another successful defense.Prediction: The B-Team

Rusev & Lana vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas & Zelina Vega

Lawson: This is a match? Ok, I guess, but I feel like we’ve seen it on Smackdown already several times. What’s this even for? To split up Rusev and Aiden English? Does anyone want to see that? Why does Lana have to wrestle? How many questions can I ask in a row? Why did I agree to preview this show? Remember when Rusev was the most over guy in the company? Me neither. Prediction: Andrade “Cien” Almas & Zelina Vega (because friendships are made to be broken, according to Vince McMahon)

Barry Hess: If Rusev and Almas carry the action this could be a fun little match. If Lana and Zelina carry the match then it will be difficult to watch. I assume this match is nothing more than a way to progress the Aiden English angle between Rusev and Lana. It’s difficult to see where that angle will go. Is anyone really clamoring for a Rusev/English fued? I suppose you can turn up the heat on Rusev if he finally snaps and turns on his well-intentioned pal. I suppose English could turn on Rusev if you wanted to make the Bulgarian Brute a full-fledged babyface. Either scenario would spell the end of the Rusev Day jingle, which is the most over aspect of both characters. Why fix something that’s not broken, especially when there is plenty of broken to fix up and down the card (Matt Hardy not included). Prediction: Andrade Almas & Zelina Vega

Suit Williams: What an awesome first feud for the former NXT Champion Almas, getting to feud with the fan favorite Rusev. And it culminates in a big showcase match at SummerSlam! Wait, this feud is centered around Zelina and Lana? And the blowoff is a mixed tag match? On the preshow? Whatever. Almas and Vega win due to Rusev Day DISSENSION. Prediction: Andrade Almas & Zelina Vega

Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz

Lawson Leong: “Why would Daniel Bryan want to leave WWE? After all, WWE…

  1. Is safer
  2. Is the only place he can make a lot of money.
  3. Is the big leagues
  4. Has the best opponents for him to wrestle
  5. None of the above

Hmm…While he may end up staying, the amount of people I’ve seen arguing A-D astounds me. I had lost interest in this feud and even Daniel Bryan in the last several weeks due to the company turning Bryan into just another guy. The last week of build on Smackdown was excellent, however. Both performers make excellent foils for each other and I think the match itself will be quite good, maybe Bryan’s best since his return. I think the outcome is heavily determined on whether or not he re-signs. Prediction: The Miz (because optimism: Bryan doesn’t re-sign)

Barry Hess: The three-part recap of this rivalry on the go-home edition of SmackDown Live was absolutely phenomenal in outlining the compelling conflict surrounding these two characters since 2010. The juxtaposition of the sports entertainer against the pro wrestler hasn’t come off campy or forced at all in terms of presentation which, quite frankly, surprises me a bit. Sure, the conflict is not as viceral as it it was during the Talking Smack angles, but I never expected it to be. This is, by far, the most compelling match on the card for me and easily on the short list for match of the night contender. I was so hoping to see The Miz win clean as Bryan wraps up the last significant event before his contract expires. I know that makes me a heel, but I’m just being honest. Alas, it seems Bryan is likely to re-sign (if he hasn’t already) so that won’t be happening. With the Hell in a Cell event coming up next month I suppose Miz could steal a cheap win to set up the PG version of his bloody comeuppance next month. Bryan could just as easily slay the Miz once and for all and move on. I’m fine either way. I try very hard to remain even-keeled when it comes to my expectations of modern WWE, but I’m super excited for this match and praying I won’t be let down. Prediction: Daniel Bryan

Suit Williams: This has a chance to be the hottest match of the night, as well it should be, as these two found clever ways to stoke the flames of this feud during Bryan’s hiatus. There really isn’t a reason for Bryan to win this one. As far as we know, he hasn’t re-signed. And putting over the Miz could lead to bigger things for him. While I would personally like to see Bryan get the win here, I expect him to do the favors on his way out (hopefully). Prediction: The Miz

Finn Balor vs. Baron Corbin

Lawson Leong: We’re not even getting a demon for this match, so why would anyone want to watch it? This is one of many programs that has gone on too long and made Balor into a non entity. This isn’t a PPV match. This is a TV match occuring on a PPV in an attempt to monopolize the wrestling fan’s time, and I refuse to fall for it! Prediction: Constable Corbin (cause I’ve never had a reason to write “Constable” in my life before this and nothing matters)

Barry Hess: It’s been five weeks since I previewed Extreme Rules and lamented the fact that Finn Balor’s character is hollow and boring. Sadly nothing has changed between then and now. In that same preview I was worried that Baron Corbin and Kurt Angle may have a match at SummerSlam. Guess what, I would have rather seen that then another pointless match between these two. Prediction: Finn Balor

Suit Williams: This is what happens when you have 4 hour shows. I have no clue what this feud is accomplishing, other than getting people to google the definition of Constable. Corbin wins, who cares? Prediction: Constable Corbin

WWE United States Championship
Shinsuke Nakamura © vs. Jeff Hardy

Lawson Leong: Ok, this could be fun. Some have been down on Jeff Hardy’s performances since his return but I don’t think he’s been too bad. Yes, his Swanton Bomb kills people now, but I’m not totally against that. Nakamura is a shadow of his NJPW self but at least I have my expectations correctly adjusted. I assume shenanigans will lead to Orton being added here (pending a current WWE investigation into some unsavory behavior of his) and honestly that may make it more fun, as this incarnation of heel Orton has been one of the brighter spots of the product. Prediction: Shinsuke Nakamura (because it would make the most sense, so I’m probably wrong))

Barry Hess: I’m super confused. Why isn’t Jeff Hardy wrestling Randy Orton? At the very least why isn’t this a triple threat? Surely Orton will be getting involved in this match (assuming it lasts longer than the six seconds), which makes Nakamura feel like a tangential player in this story – not a good spot for a champion to be, especially because he needs to be protected after failing to win the WWE Championship. Nothing about this match is compelling or logical. Best case scenario is that this match is slotted as a cool-down spot on the card and I can take a quick break to bother my wife while she’s trying to watch her housewives. Prediction: Shinsuke Nakamura

Suit Williams: Their match last month was six seconds, followed by a 15 minute battle on the following Smackdown. I don’t know why Dick Toucher Orton wasn’t added to this, unless they were going to and his recent allegations stopped that from happening. I still expect him to get involved, but I think Hardy will be able to thwart it and get the title back from Nakamura in a decent enough match. Prediction: Jeff Hardy

WWE Intercontinental Championship
Dolph Ziggler © vs. Seth Rollins

Lawson Leong: In a vacuum, I would be excited about this match (I mean, I’d be glad to have any wrestling because I’d be stuck in empty space devoid of context, matter or meaning), but this is another program that has gone on too long without justifying itself. It’s a match I want to see less because of the context around it, which is the opposite of what pro wrestling is supposed to accomplish. It’s going to be more about the interference from Drew McIntyre on the outside and whether Dean Ambrose can nullify it. At least 3 of the men involved in this program would’ve made better choices to defeat Brock Lesnar in this show’s main event, but that’s just my opinion. Expect this to be a very good match tarnished by WWE’s tendency for poor finishes. Prediction: Dolph Ziggler (because nothing matters)

Barry Hess: I’m not sure I could write a sentence that fully encapsulates just how much I hated the Iron Man match these two had last month. It was nothing against Rollins and Ziggler; the absurd psychology of the match and the drastic contrast between the action taking place versus how the announcers framed the match was bizarre and completely nonsensical. Much of the issue lies with the current iteration of the Ziggler and Drew McIntyre characters. There’s a highly compelling element to the edgy personas they play when talking about weeding out complacent members of the roster and wanting to change the tone of the Raw brand as a whole. The problem is those personas have not been allowed to advance in the form of in-ring storytelling. Instead, both characters transform into typical cheating heels during their matches. It’s almost as if the content writer and the match agent are blind to what the other is doing. I’m reminded of the vastly different personas Rollins was forced to portray in and out of the ring during his first WWE Championship run with The Authority and how much it ultimately hurt his title reign.

This angle has been afforded top of the card-level time on weekly TV for the better part of two months now. Furthermore, the Iron Man match was the first Intercontinental Championship match to main event a pay-per view in 26 years. It’s obvious this is meant to be perceived as a major angle, but unfortunately it’s equally obvious that the storyteller is incapable (or unwilling) to connect the dots between the idea on paper as compared to what is presented on screen.

Dean Ambrose returning does add an exciting element this story desperately needed. Of course his heel turn is the obvious swerve and chances are that’s what will happen. There is, however, the possibility that McIntyre turns on Ziggler, based on a portion of Ziggler’s promo during the contract signing segment that closed Raw. Admittedly, I may be reading into something that isn’t there based on the kind of subtle storytelling that would require in an angle that has been all over the place from a creative standpoint. The third possibility is that nobody turns and no matter the outcome these four carry on for the next few or months until all four fizzle out and move on to something different. I’m actually leaning toward that outcome. Prediction: Seth Rollins

Suit Williams: This match basically comes down to who can interfere better, Drew McIntyre or everyone’s favorite raccoon man Dean Ambrose. This one is a toss-up, and it will be a fun match either way, but I will say that Ziggler retains the title here. Ziggler has had a really good run here with McIntyre at his side, and Rollins and Ambrose can bounce back and go after the tag titles if they so choose. Prediction: Dolph Ziggler

Money in the Bank Contract
Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens

Lawson Leong: I also don’t know why this feud has continued. Hell, I don’t even know why it started. What exactly did Kevin Owens ever do to Braun Strowman to deserve the thrashing he’s taken for months on end? Given how WWE does things Owens could end up winning this match via DQ or some nonsense. I never liked Braun having the briefcase to begin with, it’s not a prop for a Monster babyface. After being tossed from a ladder through a table and off a cage through a table what more can Braun do to Owens? I pray not to find out. Prediction: Kevin Owens (because then he can cash in on Reigns and garner more sympathy for poor Roman)

Barry Hess: Braun Strowman can lose the Money inthe Bank contract if he’s counted out or disqualified. I just wanted to make that point crystal clear for anyone that may have missed that subtle stipulation. This match will be seven minutes of Kevin Owens trying to win by countout or disqualification. Because Owens is a fantastic performer one or two spots will be funny or entertaining. Imagine this feud if Owens had the briefcase instead of Strowman. It would almost make sense. This story continues to be the most backwards angle in WWE this year. Prediction: Braun Strowman

Suit Williams: My bullshit alarm is going off here. It feels like WWE is looking for an out to get the briefcase off of Strowman, and Owens is a safe, proven commodity at the top of the card. Plus, this is Money in the Bank, what good is it without the heel walking around with the case for three months. I say Owens wins, and you can toss Strowman onto the pile of stars lost at the altar of Reigns. Prediction: Kevin Owens by DQ

WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Bludgeon Brothers © vs. The New Day

Lawson Leong: Jeez this is a long show, huh? At least there was a fun little tournament to set up this match. I don’t know why New Day won it, they’ve lost to the Hammer Brothers before. Is this part of that Big E push I keep hearing about? For some reason 4 of the 5 best tag teams on the main roster are on Smackdown and all the jobber teams are on RAW. This is why we have the B-Team on this show and not The Usos or Cesaro, and that saddens me. This could be pretty fun, though. Luke Harper’s great and New Day are one of the more consistent in ring acts in the company. Prediction: The Bludgeon Brothers (because they have hammers, for God’s sake)

Barry Hess: The Bludgeon Brothers walk down the ring, destroy their opponents and walk out. In theory that kind of straightforward development should at least get them over as menacing heels, but that hasn’t really been the case. I think the Wyatt-esque aspect of the gimmick has a lot to do with that. They don’t feel like a fresh act or larger than life monsters, which is a shame because I enjoy their work. Earlier this year I was ready to move on from New Day and more interested in seeing what both Big E and Xavier Woods could do as singles competitors. While I’m still interested in eventually seeing those singles run, I’m reinvested in the team. More often than not the trio provides a great match with exciting high spots and fast-paced action severely lacking in the Raw tag team division. I think it’s time for a clean break with the brothers of bludgeon and let’s move on to a New Day/Sanity program inside Hell in a Cell next month. Prediction: The New Day

Suit Williams: The Bonker Brothers have been given every opportunity to get over, but it just isn’t clicking with me. Something about the gimmick is just not working at all, and I don’t think I’m alone in that sentiment. It’s been a while since the New Day have had titles, and they’ve had some stellar matches the past few weeks, so why not give it to them for a little bit? Prediction: The New Day

WWE Smackdown Women’s Championship
Carmella © vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte

Lawson Leong: The groan was audible across the Universe when Charlotte was added to this match. Becky’s lack of push in WWE has been disappointing but not detrimental to Becky’s popularity. Carmella’s title run has been the worst of recent memory, both in match quality and in how it’s affected other characters in the division. I pray for its end, even if it’s not necessarily Becky’s win. My optimism only goes so far. Prediction: Charlotte (because she’s female Roman Reigns)

Barry Hess: Carmella is the Diva living in the women’s revolution era; a story that could have backfired tremendously given how sensitive folks are these days, but thankfully has not. Carmella’s promo work, especially her insincere monologue to Becky Lynch on SmackDown Live a few week back, is further proof why she didn’t need James Ellsworth around for his second stint as her heater on the outside. It’s wonderful to finally see Becky Lynch back in the title picture after wallowing in obscurity for reasons that I’ll never understand. The dynamic between her and Charlotte, the third wheel in this match in terms of Lynch’s pursuit of the title, is where the drama of this match lies. Charlotte is an incredibly compelling heel, but as a babyface she’s  dry and monotone. Stealing Becky’s spotlight and capturing the championship will make for a nice and neat heel turn. Lynch plays the role of a chasing challenger extremely well and the chemistry between two of the original Horsewomen will make for a great program. My only concern is where Carmella lands after this. She may have hit her peak with this title run. Prediction: Charlotte

Suit Williams: This has been a well executed deal here, with Becky earning a one-on-one title shot before Charlotte unintentionally backdoored her way into the match. This has a chance to be good as long as Carmella is as uninvolved as possible. The triple threat trope would be for Carmella to slink away with the title again, but I think Charlotte will get the title here. It’s an easy feud to have since this was Becky’s title shot to begin with, and it could lead to a well-protected Charlotte/Becky match at Evolution in October. Prediction: Charlotte

WWE Championship
AJ Styles © vs. Samoa Joe

Lawson Leong: Now we’re talking! This has been a simple feud, with a simple build, and simple stakes between two excellent pro wrestlers. Joe is the best promo in WWE and arguably the planet (only Juice Robinson can compete), and the dynamic he has with AJ both on the mic and in the ring makes for a perfect fit. This is the thing on the show I’m most looking forward to, and the most damning thing I can say about it is that WWE’s best offering on their 2nd biggest show in 2018 is a TNA main event from 2005. Prediction: Samoa Joe (because it’s about time)

Barry Hess: The creative surrounding the WWE Championship has been fairly bland since Styles recaptured the title. It hasn’t been terrible and it hasn’t been great, it’s just there. I’m torn on how this story plays out. Originally I was thinking this was yet another challenger of the month-type match as was the case with Rusev at Extreme Rules. But as the story progressed I started to change my mind. But here’s the thing, Samoa Joe is, by far,  the best promo in WWE and I think this may be a classic case of a talent turning bad creative into compelling drama. I really think this angle involving Styles’ family life was a conflict device quickly thought up to try and inject some heat on an otherwise cold title match. With almost anyone else on the main roster reading Joe’s lines this would come off corny, but Joe can read the phone book and make it sound like the prose of Edgar Allan Poe. I’d like to think this is the start of a hot angle between these two with Joe as champion and Styles as the fiery challenger, but I have my doubts. Prediction: Samoa Joe

Suit Williams: Samoa Joe is easily one of my favorite talkers in the company. He speaks with such gravitas and intensity that he feels like a real person in a world of corporate speaking phonies. It’s heated this feud up in a matter of weeks, and it’s got me excited for this match. I don’t think we will see a title switch here, as I think this match is part one of a several match story. AJ never got a chance to get his hands on Joe after Joe brought AJ’s wife into things, so I’m expecting a non-finish. But this should be a damn fine match that makes you want to see more of it. Prediction: Samoa Joe wins, but Styles retains the title

WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Alexa Bliss © vs. Ronda Rousey

Lawson Leong: Part of me is really looking forward to this but I’m wary of all the interference I’m sure there will be. The irony is, I don’t think Rousey needs smoke and mirrors, I think it’s mostly for Bliss. At no point should Bliss physically assert herself over Rousey here, like she did in those Nia Jax matches. The problem is given Bliss’ size and Rousey’s skillset this would be a perfect match if Bliss was a better bumper. Bliss is a good promo with great championship poise, but she has shortcomings in the ring and that’s a major one. Especially as a small heel. Especially against the judo machine that is Ronda Rousey. If Rousey goes out there and throws Bliss around, destroys Fox as well, armbars Bliss and wins the title I’ll be all about it. But I worry about Bliss’ heat segment as it could kill this match. Just because Rousey can sell doesn’t mean she should. She should win the title though, let’s just get that done. Prediction: Ronda Rousey (because she’s a real shooter)

Barry Hess: Timing is everything in pro wrestling storytelling. It’s so important to hit your creative marks precisely when needed to maximize the emotional investment of an audience. I would love to be a fly on the wall as the finish of this match is debated. I can see arguments on both sides. Ronda Rousey is the hottest commodity you have and she needs to be crowned as champion on the second biggest show of the year in front of a hot crowd and larger than normal mainstream audience. On the other hand, the money is in the chase and if make the audience wait until say, the Evolution pay-per view in October to crown Rousey it will be that much more of a money program. Contrarily, that’s nearly two months away and if you wait too long then you risk losing steam and turning a white hot act into something less special. In the end I say put the title on Rousey now and run with it. It’s the safer option for sure, but I think it makes the most sense. Prediction: Ronda Rousey

Suit Williams:  This is a feud that has really got me excited, because it’s simple. Bliss stole the title from under Ronda, and Ronda is gonna kill her when she gets her hands on her. Ronda is over, and she’s got that mainstream attention this company craves. This should be thirty seconds long, and end with Alexa’s arm in half. Prediction: Ronda Rousey

WWE Universal Championship
Brock Lesnar © vs. Roman Reigns

Lawson Leong: What more is there to say about this? I don’t think I’ve ever been more interested in a match purely for how everyone else reacts to it, rather than for my own personal enjoyment, than this match. There doesn’t even have to be a match here. Both men could enter, the arena could go dark, and Vince could just announce over the loudspeaker, “The winner is Roman Reigns”, the lights could come back on with Lesnar gone and Reigns holding the title. I would feel exactly the same way about it. Could they have a good match? Sure, but what would that even entail at this point? Maybe Reigns will give Lesnar an F5 and Lesnar will give Roman a spear. I guess that’d be kind of cool. But it won’t change how the crowd will react to the outcome. It’s the worst champion in history (their narrative) vs. the loser that no one likes. A true clash of the titans. Prediction: Roman Reigns (because coronations 1-7 weren’t good enough)

Barry Hess: Let’s just get this out of the way; it doesn’t matter if this ends up being the greatest match in the history of WWE, or all of pro wrestling for that matter, the Brooklyn crowd is going to eat this match alive and spit it out worse than the anaconda did to Jon Voight’s character in the classic Jennifer Lopez film aptly titled: Anaconda. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t interested to see how that plays out. It’s a real shame that WWE couldn’t find a way to get their act together at some point in the last three years as it relates to presenting Roman Reigns as a viable top guy. There’s no point in rehashing the wrongs at this point. I don’t see this as anything other than the ultimate crowning moment for The Big Dog. The previous matches between these two have been very good in my opinion and I expect this to be as well. Reigns is going to overcome The Beast, he’s going to overcome Heyman on the outside and he’s finally going to pin Lesnar to become Universal Champion. After a brutal match whoever holds the Money in the Bank briefcase will cash in the title opportunity… and Reigns will beat him too. Prediction: Roman Reigns

Suit Williams: For people who are so gung ho on Roman Reigns being the top guy, they sure are incredibly gun shy about just making Roman the top guy. He hasn’t held a world title since Money In The Bank 2016, and has only been WWE Champion for a combined 118 days. Scared money don’t make none, and scared pushes don’t make stars. Quit being scared of the boos, quit being scared of the rejection, and just put the damn title on the man. The match quality won’t matter, as the crowd is likely to reject the match anyway. And even if the crowd got into it, their matches at Wrestlemania and the Greatest Royal Rumble weren’t much to write home about anyway. The best outcome is where Roman Reigns walks out as champ. No Money in the Bank shenanigans, no nonsense, NO MORE CORONATIONS. Just let him win and be done with it. But, I expect Reigns to be cashed in on by the new Mr. Money In The Bank, Kevin Owens. Owens leaves as champ, Reigns has his feud for the fall. Then, Goldberg beats Owens for the title again, Brock wins the title at WrestleMania, and we all die screaming. Prediction: Roman Reigns wins, gets cashed in on by Kevin Owens