WWE’s next pay-per-view isn’t until Oct. 25, but a live special is set to air this weekend on WWE Network. Brock Lesnar returns to the ring on Saturday and three championships are on the line at WWE’s live event from Madison Square Garden.
Lesnar hasn’t had a match since he faced The Undertaker at SummerSlam, and he’ll face Big Show in Saturday’s main event. John Cena, Seth Rollins, Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens are also featured at the event after Night of Champions, but before Hell in a Cell.
Below are predictions for every match on the card for the WWE Network special at MSG.
Brock Lesnar vs. Big Show
WWE has done a good job of making Big Show seem like a somewhat formidable opponent. He’s easily beaten the likes of Cesaro and Mark Henry in recent weeks, and WWE continues to mention that Big Show beat Lesnar for the WWE Title at Survivor Series 2002. But there’s no chance that Lesnar doesn’t win ahead of his match with The Undertaker at Hell in a Cell, and he should do so in convincing fashion.
Prediction: Brock Lesnar
John Cena vs. Seth Rollins (United States Championship Steel Cage Match)
Cena has beaten Rollins clean three times in the last two months, and a fourth win is coming on Saturday. Rollins has moved on to a feud with Kane for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, and he has no need for the U.S. Title. Cena’s U.S. Open Challenge came back on the Sept. 28 edition of “Monday Night Raw,” and he could hold the belt for an extended period of time.
Prediction: John Cena
The New Day vs. The Dudley Boyz (Tag Team Championship Match)
The first match between the two teams didn’t have a conclusive ending, and Kofi Kingston pinned D-Von in a six-man tag match on “Raw.” Saturday could be time for The Dudley Boyz to get their revenge, and a title win for them would get a big pop from the New York crowd. With the outcomes of the other championship matches on the card being so predictable, WWE could decide to have The Dudley Boyz win and have a short title run.
Prediction: The Dudley Boyz
Kevin Owens vs. Chris Jericho (Intercontinental Championship Match)
Jericho is likely to have another run on WWE TV late this year or in early 2016, considering his match at Night of Champions planted seeds for a feud with Dean Ambrose or Roman Reigns. But he won’t return just yet, and he’s not going to win the IC Title. Owens will keep the belt and likely defend it against Ryback at the next PPV.
Prediction: Kevin Owens
Rusev vs. Dolph Ziggler
Ziggler beat Rusev in their match at Night of Champions, and the Bulgarian Brute could get his revenge at MSG.
Randy Orton vs. Sheamus
The babyface Orton might get the victory if this were a regular house show, but Sheamus could use a win on WWE TV. He didn’t have a match at Night of Champions or appear on the last episode of “Raw.”