Featuring Andrew Sanford & Lou Kessler
By Trevor Utley featuring Andrew Sanford, Lou Kessler, and Matt Falcone
Today is a wrestling fan's Christmas, New Year's, and birthday all rolled into one. WrestleMania is the culmination of a year's worth of anticipation since the last installment. WrestleMania 31, or WrestleMania Push Play To Start if you take the logo literally, emanates from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the home of the NFL's 49ers. While the WWE product itself may be in a bit of a down period, you can't help but get giddy for the Grandest Stage of Them All. Without further ado, here are our picks for the big day minus the pre-show tag title match and Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal. Frankly, if WWE doesn't feel they are important enough to put on the main PPV, we don't find them important enough to make picks for them.
AJ LEE & PAIGE vs NIKKI & BRIE BELLA
Andrew (@TheSanford1): AJ/Paige
Lou (@KesslerLou): The Bella Twins
Matt (@matthewfalcone): The Bella Twins
Trevor (@TREVORutley): AJ/Paige
They'll probably get the death slot. This match is a toss up as we split 2-2 in our picks.
INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP LADDER MATCH: WADE BARRETT (c) vs R-TRUTH vs DEAN AMBROSE vs LUKE HARPER vs DOLPH ZIGGLER vs STARDUST vs DANIEL BRYAN
Andrew: Daniel Bryan
Lou: Daniel Bryan
Matt: Dean Ambrose
Trevor: Daniel Bryan
This seems to be Daniel Bryan or Bust. Falcone is the only one going against the Yes! man as he think The former Shield is going to have a big night.
UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP: RUSEV (c) vs JOHN CENA
Andrew: John Cena
Lou: John Cena
Matt: John Cena
Cena totally needs the US strap, no?
RANDY ORTON vs SETH ROLLINS
Andrew: Randy Orton
Lou: Randy Orton
Matt: Seth Rollins
Trevor: Seth Rollins
Another 2-2 split, probably the hardest call to make on the card.
THE UNDERTAKER vs BRAY WYATT
Andrew: The Undertaker
Lou: The Undertaker
Matt: The Undertaker
Trevor: The Undertaker
There is no way the Taker was brought back just to put a floundering Bray Wyatt over. Easiest call of the night.
STING vs TRIPLE H
Trevor: Triple H
Sting should win. I just didn't want two clean sweeps in a row.
WWE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: BROCK LESNAR (c) vs ROMAN REIGNS
Andrew: Brock Lesnar
Lou: Brock Lesnar
Matt: Roman Reigns
Trevor: Brock Lesnar
Image Credits: WM31 logo (wwe.com), AJ/Paige v Bellas (fansided.com), IC Ladder Match (sportskeeda.com), Cena/Rusev (heavy.com), Orton/Rollins (youtube.com), Wyatt/Taker (411mania.com), Sting/HHH (tpwwforums.com), Lesnar/Reigns (wwe.com)
HE'S BROKEN IN HALF
We haven't learned how to fall off a twenty foot ladder.
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