This Sunday will be the Horror Show version of the annual Extreme Rules PPV for WWE. The show will feature six matches including four championship matches as well as the Universal Champion Braun Strowman in action. If you would like to follow any of the staff that give predictions you can do so at their Twitter handle provided and lookout for all their work on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Also, signup to become a premium member today and receive a FREE 30 day trial! This will give you access to our premium news stories. 

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United States Championship Match: Apollo Crews (c) vs. MVP 

CJ (@WNWFaria) - Apollo gets the win & Bobby Lashley attacks after the match...or he just attacks during the match and we get a DQ...either way, Apollo grabs the win & keeps the title.

Winner: Apollo Crews

Bob (@bobzevon)There’s no need to put a belt on MVP so Apollo wins but the Lashley feud is set up.

Winner: Apollo Crews

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - I don't see them putting the belt on MVP as he doesn't need a title run. I think Crews will retain and drop to Lashley at SummerSlam.

Winner: Apollo Crews

David (@CresswellDJ) - Apollo Crews has finally found a place in WWE and has impressed in recent months. MVP has played a part in Apollo's rise and I believe the current champion will be put over by the veteran who will be forced to hand over the brand new United States Championship to it's rightful owner.

Winner: Apollo Crews

Thom (@_TJKC_)Apollo Crews should get the win here. The idea of MVP with the United States Championship is intriguing, but not enough to bury Crews' current run.

Winner: Apollo Crews

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - Apollo will retain & it will probably will setup a Lashley feud for SummerSlam.

Winner: Apollo Crews

Smackdown Women's Championship Match: Bayley (c) vs. Nikki Cross 

CJ (@WNWFaria) - It has to be Bayley...she & Sasha are on FIRE, recently and have quickly become 2 of the faces of the company. Nikki will surely get a great showing, but will come up short.

Winner: Bayley

Bob (@bobzevon) - There’s no way they’re putting the belt on Nikki. Bayley wins and maybe we finally start to see the breakup of Alexa and Nikki. 

Winner: Bayley

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - I'm happy to Nikki get this opportunity but I just don't see Bayley dropling the title. Bayley has been on FIRE for months now and Sasha seems like the only logical choice to dethrone her.

Winner: Bayley 

David (@CresswellDJ) - This is a straight forward prediction as anything other than a Bayley victory would be a huge surprise. I do hope Nikki Cross has a decent showing however as would like to see her as a genuine Women's Championship contender in the future.

Winner: Bayley

Thom (@_TJKC_)Bayley is a heavy favorite. No reason to argue the oddsmakers.


Winner: Bayley

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - No shot that Nikki wins here...I'm sure she'll have a great showing, though.

Winner: Bayley

Eye For An Eye Match: Seth Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio

CJ (@WNWFaria) - Rey Mysterio needs a win going into SummerSlam...& Rollins can come out & do his usual shtick even after a loss, like he did after he lost to Kevin Owens at WrestleMania, earlier this year. Rey will get the win & we’ll see this match again, next month at SummerSlam.

Winner: Rey Mysterio

Bob (@bobzevon)The Monday Night Messiah gimmick has gone nowhere. Every time Seth gets another disciple something happens. Plus his wife is pregnant and at home. Seth needs time off and a babyface reset. An eye injury that keeps him out until after the baby is born would work nicely. 

Winner: Rey Mysterio 

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - Rey Mysterio hasn't been on PPV since the Rumble earlier this year. He needs to get the win the most. I would love to see him have a retirement match at SummerSlam. This loss will also not hurt Rollins as he will bounce back.

Winner: Rey Mysterio 

David (@CresswellDJ) - As much as I don't want to see another loss for Seth Rollins, revenge for Rey Mysterio seems the most likely outcome here. And I'm fine with that as long as The Messiah avenges this defeat as this gimmick and stable has huge potential with a few tweaks and improved booking. 

Winner: Rey Mysterio

Thom (@_TJKC_)Seth is the favorite so will stick with him. Not sure Rey's son will cost him the match, but this is a tossup and Rollins is the favorite.

Winner: Seth Rollins

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - Mysterio needs a win much more then Seth does...it's that simple.

Winner: Rey Mysterio

Raw Women's Championship Match: Asuka (c) vs. Sasha Banks

CJ (@WNWFaria)Like I said in my Bayley vs Nikki Cross prediction, Sasha & Bayley are quite possibly the most over superstars in the company at the moment...however, something off needs to happen, here...whether it’s Bayley accidentally costs Sasha the win or something of the like...Sasha needs to be protected, Asuka needs to retain & we need to get some sort of rift starting between Sasha & Bayley.

Winner: Asuka

Bob (@bobzevon) - With Baszler and Bianca back on Raw, plus the rumors of a feud with Kairi, I don’t see how or why Sasha should win this match.  

Winner: Asuka

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - WWE has been teasing the breakup of Sasha and Bayley for months now and this match could be the match to light the fuse. We all know Sasha isn't gonna win here but I think Bayley will cost her the win. Asuka just started her regin and it's too early for her to drop the belt.

Winner: Asuka

David (@CresswellDJ) - Could this be the beginning of the end for Sasha and Bayley as a unit? I predict an Asuka victory with Bayley costing Banks the victory inadvertently or otherwise to set the wheels in motion for Bayley versus Sasha for the Smackdown Women's Championship. 

Winner: Asuka

Thom (@_TJKC_)Asuka should win but my heart wants Sasha to win this match. It would be interesting to see both Bayley and Banks with the championship belts to poke at a 'who's better?' between the two. Asuka is the favorite, so the idea Bayley costs Sasha again might be worth the look here.

Winner: Asuka

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - My heart says Sasha, but my head says Asuka. The Empress retains and will have a banger of a match against Kairi Sane.

Winner: Asuka

Swamp Match: Braun Strowman vs. Bray Wyatt

CJ (@WNWFaria)Bray Wyatt is going to ‘win’ this match...I’m not quite sure how you win a ‘Swamp Match’...but however you do it, Bray will do it & we’ll get The Fiend vs Braun for the Universal Championship at SummerSlam.

Winner: Bray Wyatt

Bob (@bobzevon) - Braun should only be defeated by The Fiend. Protect the monster so he remains a monster. 

Winner: Braun Strowman

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - This is a non title cinematic match which makes sense for Wyatt to win here. I love that they are going back to their roots with this. Wyatt winning here will set up the return of The Fiend at SummerSlam and protects Strowman.

Winner: Bray Wyatt 

David (@CresswellDJ) - What CJ said. Without sounding too harsh Braun just doesn't do it for me and isn't a believable Universal Champion. A Bray Wyatt win to earn a title shot should be the only outcome as the Fiend returns to dominate the blue brand.

Winner: Bray Wyatt

Thom (@_TJKC_)Bray is the favorite, which I'm not sold on yet. If 'The Fiend' was on the card then Wyatt winning would be a layup pick. The idea that Extreme Rules is a horror show may see The Fiend appear, and actually win the match. It's possible Braun loses the match but keeps the belt too. I'm sticking with oddsmakers but expect the unexpected for this bout.

Winner: Bray Wyatt

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - Bray needs to win this and move onto SummerSlam, where The Fiend will return for a shot at Braun's title.

Winner: Bray Wyatt

WWE Championship Match: Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler

CJ (@WNWFaria)Drew McIntyre will retain the strap...but then Otis will cash-in & become the new WWE Champion on Sunday night...OR Ziggler wins & Otis cashes-in on him, instead to further their feud...either way, it doesn’t matter who wins the actual match...I believe Otis will be the WWE Champion after Extreme Rules goes off-the-air, this Sunday night. You can thank the ratings drop & Vince McMahon blaming his Champions for that ratings drop.

Winner: Otis

Bob (@bobzevon) - In a straight wrestling match Dolph should be able to drag Drew into deep water but in a gimmick match I gotta go with Drew for a solid and dominate win. I wouldn’t put it past Vince to involve Otis but I think that’d be a huge mistake. 

Winner: Drew McIntyre

Ja' Von (@WNWJacob) - We all know that Dolph isn't winning the title here and this just a placeholder feud. I think that Drew will retain the belt and Otis will cash in the briefcase. I say this as RAW hasn't been doing too well since McIntyre became the champion which is sad since I was rooting for him.

Winner: Otis

David (@CresswellDJ) - Since beating Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania the feuds handed Drew McIntyre have done little to help the Scottish Psychopath (Or Ratings on Monday Night RAW). Despite this each of his title defences have been exceptional and I expect him and Dolph Ziggler to put on another great match. Drew has to win here and Randy Orton should be the big title feud he deserves in the lead up to Summerslam.

I must say the idea of Dolph being robbed of victory by an Otis cash in sounds intriguing and with the ratings at an all time low who knows.... 

Winner: Drew McIntyre

Thom (@_TJKC_)Drew all day. I'll double down and say Otis won't cash-in either. Even if Otis does decide to cash-in, the odds indicate he will fail much like Baron Corbin or Damien Sandow. Easy money, Drew wins.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

Kat (@TXSportsQueen) - Drew has to keep the title...end of story.

Winner: Drew McIntyre

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