4 Predictions for WWE Raw: April 17, 2017

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After a week of superstars switching brands, the rosters have finally settled back down. Here is everything you need to know heading into this episode of Monday Night Raw:

Although Raw lost Tamina Snuka and Charlotte to SmackDown Live, they gain two popular competitors in Alexa Bliss and Mickie James. How will their arrival impact the Women’s Division?

By laying waste to Roman Reigns last week, Braun Strowman has established himself as the ultimate powerhouse. With Brock Lesnar gone for the foreseeable future, now is the time for the big man to clean house.

At the Payback event, The Hardy Boyz will defend their Tag Team Championship belts against Cesaro and Sheamus. On the previous episode of Raw, they teamed together, but that trend isn’t likely to continue.

While the United States Championship went to SmackDown Live with Kevin Owens, Raw has gained the Intercontinental Title. As the current champion, Dean Ambrose faces an entirely new line-up of challengers than he did on the Blue Brand.

Due to the temporary absence of David Otunga, Raw has teased a new commentator who will begin on Monday. The current identity of the replacement is unknown.

One of the biggest developments to occur in WWE as of late is the rivalry between Samoa Joe and Seth Rollins. Their feud has been increasing in intensity over the past several weeks, with tonight’s episode serving as another site for a potential encounter.

During a match against Jinder Mahal, Finn Balor received a concussion. He did go on to finish the match and earn the victory, but this is an unfortunate setback for the Demon King. Hopefully, this doesn’t cost him a great deal of his recent momentum.

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So without further ado, here are the top four predictions for what will occur on the Apr. 17 edition of Monday Night Raw.