WWE PayBack 2023 Full Match Card Predictions After SummerSlam: Seth Rollins Will Bury Shinsuke Nakamura

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Becky Lynch & Shayna Baszler vs. Trish Stratus & Zoey Stark [Tag Match]

Becky Lynch was originally scheduled to battle Trish Stratus at SummerSlam, but that match is instead taking place next week on Raw in Winnipeg, Canada. However, that would put Becky and Trish at 1-1. They still need to settle the score. While it would make sense for Lita to return, reunite with Becky Lynch, with whom she won the tag titles, and wrap up this storyline by avenging Trish Stratus for her backstage attack, it seems that Shayna Baszler joined this storyline somehow by defeating Zoey Stark on Raw and confronting Becky Lynch about a future match up.

As the old adage says, “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” Becky and Shayna have a history from their WrestleMania 36 title feud. Ever since that day, Baszler has been on a downward spiral. Now, Baszler is finally back on track after getting a huge win over Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam. Once she and Lynch co-exist to get Trish and Zoey out of their hair, they will feud once again in their quest for gold. Both Baszler and Lynch would be top babyfaces to challenge Rhea Ripley in the near future, so they will win here and move onto title contention.

Prediction: Becky Lynch & Shayna Baszler

Cody Rhodes, Kevin Owens, & Sami Zayn vs. Judgment Day [6-Man Tag Match]

Cody Rhodes is back to feuding with Judgment Day and Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn still have unfinished business with that same faction. It is likely that the WWE Universe will see Cody Rhodes, Kevin Owens, and Sami Zayn reunite for one more night against Judgment Day. However, Judgment Day will defeat them because they have lost way too much as a faction on Raw and need to earn a tag title rematch with a big victory here. Cody will be protected in defeat as long as he’s not pinned, and he can always get his win back in a singles match against Dirty Dom later.

Finn Balor and Mr. MITB Damian Priest, on the other hand, need to learn how to co-exist, and winning the tag titles together would help ease the tension they have due to the MITB Briefcase, as pointed out by JD McDonagh. This victory will lead them down that journey.

Prediction: Judgment Day