From the WWE Newswire at 985TheSportsHub.com
WWE is about to descend on East Rutherford, N.J. as WrestleMania 35 takes place at MetLife Stadium. The sports entertainment superpower previously held its flagship event at MetLife for WrestleMania 29 in 2013.
The card is expected to feature as many as 17 (!) matches, which is a concern for “Wrestling Inside The Ropes” host and “Felger & Mazz” producer James Stewart as far as the length and pacing of the pay-per-view event. There are at least seven title bouts scheduled, in addition to several non-title matches and two battle royals.
“J-Stew” is nonetheless going to have his eyes glued to the action on Sunday from start to finish, along with “WITR” co-host Mike “Sarge” Riley. They both have official winner picks to hand out for every match on the WrestleMania 35 card, along with some other bold predictions.
Check out James and Mike’s predictions below. Also, click “Play” on the below podcast to hear their official WrestleMania 35 preview, including a more in-depth look at the top matches and betting odds with special guest Joe Murray.
WWE Raw & Smackdown Women’s Championship, Winner Take All: Charlotte Flair (c, Smackdown) vs. Ronda Rousey (c, Raw) vs. Becky Lynch
J-Stew picks: Charlotte Flair
Sarge picks: Becky Lynch
WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Seth Rollins
J-Stew picks: Brock Lesnar
Sarge picks: Seth Rollins
WWE Championship: Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Kofi Kingston
J-Stew picks: Kofi Kingston
Sarge picks: Kofi Kingston
WWE Intercontinental Championship: Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Finn Balor
J-Stew picks: Finn Balor
Sarge picks: Finn Balor
WWE U.S. Championship: Samoa Joe (c) vs. Rey Mysterio
J-Stew picks: Samoa Joe
Sarge picks: Samoa Joe
WWE Cruiserweight Championship: Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Tony Nese
J-Stew picks: Buddy Murphy
Sarge picks: Buddy Murphy
WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship, Fatal Four-Way Tag Match: The Usos (c) vs. Ricochet & Aleister Black vs. The Bar vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Rusev
J-Stew picks: The Usos
Sarge picks: Ricochet & Aleister Black
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship, Fatal Four-Way Match: The Boss ‘n’ Hug Connection (c) vs. Beth Phoenix & Natalya vs. The IIconics vs. Nia Jax & Tamina
J-Stew picks: Boss ‘n’ Hug Connection
Sarge picks: Boss ‘n’ Hug Connection
No-Holds Barred Match: Triple H vs. Batista
J-Stew picks: Triple H
Sarge picks: Batista
Farewell Match: Kurt Angle vs. Baron Corbin
J-Stew picks: Kurt Angle
Sarge picks: Baron Corbin
Falls Count Anywhere Match: Shane McMahon vs. The Miz
J-Stew picks: Shane McMahon
Sarge picks: Shane McMahon
A.J. Styles vs. Randy Orton
J-Stew picks: A.J. Styles
Sarge picks: Randy Orton
Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre
J-Stew picks: Roman Reigns
Sarge picks: Roman Reigns
Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
J-Stew picks: Kevin Owens
Sarge picks: Braun Strowman
Women’s Battle Royal
J-Stew picks: Mandy Rose
Sarge picks: Ruby Riott
Will John Cena appear at WrestleMania?
J-Stew: “Yes, I think he’ll interrupt Elias.”
Sarge: “Yes, he will help Kurt Angle after he gets beaten up by Baron Corbin post-match.”
Will the Undertaker make an appearance?
J-Stew: “No, but if he does it will be to help Seth Rollins win the Universal Championship.”
Sarge: “Yes. He interrupts Elias on stage when he issues a challenge.”
So either way, the guys believe a big name is going to interrupt Elias’ WrestleMania promo.
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