WWE Clash of Champions 2017 Full Match Card Preview/Predictions

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The last WWE PPV of the year is exclusive to the Smackdown Live brand.

2017 has been an inconsistent year in terms of the quality of PPVs this year, but hopefully the upcoming Clash of Champions event can end the year on a high note.

As of time of writing, only five matches have been announced for WWE Clash of Champions 2017.

I will try and update this article if more matches are announced, although it's unlikely it will be anything special as most of the good wrestlers are booked already.

Without further ado, below is our predictions for the show happening this Sunday. Are we going to have new champions by the end of the night?

Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura vs Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn: This is a special tag-team match that also involves Shane McMahon as a Special Guest Referee while Daniel Bryan was just added as a second referee.

If the team of Owens and Zayn lose, they are fired from Smackdown Live.

Even though Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura are popular fan favorites, I have a feeling they will not be winning this match.

I give the win to Owens and Zayn but it will not be a clean finish. Raw is fully crowded for Owens and Zayn to defect.

Bludgeon Brothers vs Breezango:This match was added tonight on Smackdown Live which is just a normal tag-team match featuring two teams that need a push.

Luke Harper and Erick Rowan have been directionless ever since they left The Wyatt Family. Thankfully this new gimmick of theirs could pay off for them in the long run


I'm giving the slight edge here to the aforementioned Bludgeon Brothers because they seriously need the momentum. Breezango can still be successful despite losing many times because they are a comedy act

The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) (c) vs The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and/or Xavier Woods) vs Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable vs Rusev and Aiden English: This Fatal 4 Way match is for the Smackdown Live Tag-Team Championship.

The New Day and The Usos have been hogging the titles back and forth all year long. As for Rusev and Aiden English, I don't think WWE cares for either men.

In order to make 2018 a fresh start, my gut feeling tells me that Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable will win the titles at Clash of Champions. They're a fresh team that can carry the tag-team division for the foreseeable future.

Charlotte Flair (c) vs Natalya: This is a Lumberjack match for the Smackdown Live Women's Championship. A Lumberjack match means the other women on the roster will be surrounding the ring.

Both women have a good chance of winning here, although I'm going to give the slight edge to Charlotte Flair. She just won the title a month ago and it's too early for her to drop it back.

I also feel that WWE is going to keep the title on Charlotte Flair up until WrestleMania 34. Ms Flair is one of the top stars of the company which is why they like to keep her as champion.

Baron Corbin (c) vs Bobby Roode vs. Dolph Ziggler: Here is a Triple Threat match for the United States Championship. Corbin and Roode are the only ones that have a realistic chance of winning this match.

Ziggler's status in WWE has dwindled a lot this year. Even though he turned into a heel, he's nothing more than a glorified jobber used to help put over other talent.

Ziggler is getting pinned in this match, although I think Corbin is going to retain his title. That way, Corbin and Roode can further a feud with the title without Ziggler getting in the way.

AJ Styles (c) vs Jinder Mahal: The main event of the evening will be for the WWE Championship. AJ Styles beat Jinder Mahal a month ago in the UK much to the delight of fans around the world.

A few weeks ago, I thought WWE was building towards a Jinder Mahal vs John Cena match for the WWE Title at WrestleMania 34. However, recent events have given me an inkling this match is not going to happen anymore.

Since Mahal lost to Triple H of all people in a house show at India, I think Vince McMahon is not as high on him as before.

Styles is likely going to retain his title at Clash of Champions to possibly set up a feud with Shinsuke Nakamura at WrestleMania 34 hopefully...

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