In just two days, WWE presents the 2013 Night of Champions pay per view; live from the Joe Louis Arena here in Detroit. Only five matches have been announced as well as a bout for the Kick-off show. United States Champion Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler was mentioned a few weeks ago during a Smackdown taping but was never officially announced. However, with the lack of announced matches, I expect this match to happen during the PPV. Here is the scheduled card according to WWE.com, along with my predictions:
Winning team gets a Tag Team Championship match on the pay per view (Kick-off show) Titus O’Neil and Darren Young vs. Tensai and Brodus Clay vs. Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal vs. Jimmy and Jey Uso vs. Antonio Cesaro and Jack Swagger
I like O’Neil and Young to pick up the win here and gain the title shot.
Fatal Four Way for the Divas Championship: AJ Lee © vs. Naomi vs. Brie Bella vs. Natalya
I don’t see AJ dropping the title so she retains with a little outside interference from Layla
Tag Team Championship: Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns © vs. Winner of Kick-off show
The Shield retains regardless of who they face in my opinion.
Elimination Handicap 2 on 1 match: CM Punk vs. Intercontinental Champion Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman
Punk eliminates Axel and as he’s about to get his hands on Heyman, I expect a swerve where Heyman gets away yet again. Best case scenario, Brock Lesnar shows up and saves Heyman
World Heavyweight Championship: Alberto Del Rio © vs. Rob Van Dam
Most people expect Del Rio to retain here but I’m going with RVD to win the gold in his home state.
With the way this storyline has been going, it’s too early for Bryan to win the title. Orton retains with some outside help (Triple H and/or The Shield).
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