WWE Payback 2017 Predictions

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WWE Payback, Source: WWE.com (via Twitter)

Who will be the winners and losers from Sunday’s WWE Payback?

Sunday night’s WWE Payback brought to you by the RAW brand seems to have some very real implications for both of the company’s shows.  Two members of Smackdown are participating at the pay per view and wins for either of those superstars could severely damage the red brand’s credibility, whereas their losses would do the same for their roster.  Should Chris Jericho defeat Kevin Owens thus bringing the United States title back to RAW, the blue brand loses their secondary title.  On the flip side of that, should Randy Orton lose in his non-title match to Bray Wyatt, Smackdown’s world champion would suddenly look very weak.  Some tough decisions will need to be made for Payback.

But outside of those conundrums, there are still six other bouts on the docket and most sound pretty appetizing.  The Seth Rollins/Samoa Joe pairing could produce fireworks, the Austin Aries/Neville Wrestlemania rematch should be another amazing tilt, and if past history serves us right, the Roman Reigns/Braun Strowman clash should be a delightfully violent affair.  Add that to title defenses from both The Hardy Boyz and Bayley and it appears Payback could be a lot of fun.

So how will things turn out?  Will Reigns get his revenge?  Will Bayley be victorious in her hometown?  Can Rollins keep on the roll he’s on?  All those questions and more will be answered Sunday but in the meantime, let’s take a shot predicting them.  Ahead are predictions for WWE Payback.