WWE Extreme Rules 2018 Full Match Card Preview/Predictions

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WWE Extreme Rules 2018 is on this Sunday and there's a lot matches booked on the card. Sadly though, there aren't that many "extreme" rules matches but it should still offer some entertaining action.

It's worth mentioning the card lacks a match for the Universal title. This is all thanks to Brock Lesnar's part-time schedule and he won't be back until SummerSlam 2018 to defend his title.

Andrade "Cien" Almas vs Sin Cara:            

This was a last minute pre-show match that WWE booked suddenly.

It's sad to see Andrade Almas on the pre-show, but this could be a good warm up to excite the crowd.

I predict Almas will win this match easily and hopefully he will move on to bigger and better things in the months to come.

Tables Match - The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods) vs Sanity (Eric Young, Alexander Wolfe and Killian Dain):

This should be an interesting match because it will feature a lot of action due to it being a tables match.

The New Day are popular, although I feel Sanity needs to win this match to build momentum. They have a lot more to prove and The New Day need to put them over.

Raw Women's Title - Alexa Bliss (c) vs Nia Jax:               

I'm actually getting sick of Alexa Bliss being the champion, but at least this will be an Extreme Rules match.

Due to this having weapons, I feel Alexa Bliss will win by interference. Bliss is likely going to defend her title against Ronda Rousey at SummerSlam while Nia Jax might fall down the card after this loss.

WWE Title - AJ Styles (c) vs Rusev:

Even though this match is for the WWE Title, there's not a lot of hype for it.

There has been no talk of the match being in the main event and I don't even think this match will even go on for that long.

Anyway, I feel AJ Styles will win this match easily as I don't think WWE is interested in pushing Rusev for a long time in the main event scene.

Raw Tag Team - Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt (c) vs The B-Team (Bo Dallas and Curtis Axel):

The B-Team are a comedy act, and WWE is unlikely going to give them a proper title run.

Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt are the more entertaining team so I'm going to give the win to them. Hopefully after this match, Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt will face more legit competitors.

Smackdown Women's Title - Carmella (c) vs Asuka:   

It's sad to see how far Asuka has fallen down the card after she no longer has her winning streak. It seems as if Vince McMahon hates her as she's not the badass she once was when Triple H booked her back in NXT. Sadly, I feel Asuka is losing to Carmella once again probably due to James Elsworth dropping something while he's inside the Shark Cage. I'm hoping Asuka can get revenge, but the chances of her winning look pretty slim.

Smackdown Tag Team - The Bludgeon Brothers (Harper and Rowan) (c) vs Team Hell No (Daniel Bryan and Kane):

Team Hell No are back after breaking up five years ago in 2013.

That said, I don't think WWE wants to book the team as the tag team champions. I'm predicting The Miz might interfere in this match somehow so this will lead to him vs Daniel Bryan at SummerSlam.

IC Title - Dolph Ziggler (c) (with Drew McIntyre) vs Seth Rollins:    

This 30 minute Iron Man Match is hard to predict mainly because both men are capable of winning it.

That said, I'm going to give Dolph Ziggler the edge here because he still has Drew McIntyre by his side to back him up. With Seth Rollins losing, he should move on and feud with someone else.

Roman Reigns vs Bobby Lashley:       

All signs say that Roman Reigns will go on to face Brock Lesnar for the Universal Title at SummerSlam 2018.

Since WWE (mostly Vince McMahon) loves to push Roman Reigns all of the time, I feel Reigns is winning this match so he looks strong to take on Lesnar next month.

US Title - Jeff Hardy (c) vs Shinsuke Nakamura:     

Shinsuke Nakamura is similar to Asuka because the Japanese star isn't as famous as he was back at NXT. His continued losses to AJ Styles has made him lose all of the momentum he once had.

Therefore, I feel he won't be winning the US Title off of Jeff Hardy.

That being said, I don't think this match will have a clean finish as I feel Nakamura is going to get himself disqualified to continue the rivalry.

Finn Bálor vs Baron Corbin:         

This is a tough match to predict as Balor and Corbin are both decent mid-card talents However, I feel Corbin has more momentum at this time due to his new "Constable" gimmick that has somewhat revitalized his current run on the main roster.

Steel Cage - Braun Strowman vs Kevin Owens: 

There's not much else I can say about this match other than predict Braun Strowman will win this Steel Cage match easily.

Owens has been booked like a joke for the past few weeks and I highly doubt he will have any chance of winning this match.

WWE is too high on Braun Strowman at the moment to make him lose any match.

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