WWE Payback 2017: Predicting the Full Match Card

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Raw Women’s Championship Match
Bayley (c) vs. Emma

The Raw Women’s Division has had a difficult time staying fresh. With Bayley, Charlotte, Nia Jax and Sasha Banks being the only four Superstars featured for the majority of the brand split, it overexposed them and led to the regurgitation of a handful of matchups. We’ve seen Bayley vs. Charlotte, Banks vs. Charlotte and Banks vs. Jax too many times, so it wouldn’t be a bad thing to see someone new enter the mix.

Well, that may have happened on Raw, as Emma returned from two “transformations.” She teamed with Charlotte and Nia Jax in a six-woman tag match, losing to Bayley, Banks and Dana Brooke.

After the match, we saw things break down with Jax and Charlotte, potentially sending them into a feud. The Boss didn’t turn on Bayley like many predicted, either. So, that leaves Emma with nothing to do and being fresh off a return. Could that mean WWE pairs her with the Huggable One at WWE Payback?

For the main roster, Bayley vs. Emma is a fresh matchup. They faced off in NXT, but not for well over a year. It’s a small audience watching that too, so plenty of WWE fans may not have seen them wrestle each other.

On a brand-exclusive show where WWE can get away with testing new matchups, Bayley vs. Emma could be one of them. Will WWE book this?