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IN Sports ON 10 Apr, 2016
All these years, Wrestlemania followed Extreme Rules which was their prescribed PPV (Pay Per View event). However, in a revamp, WWE has pushed forth a Payback, a new Pay Per View service event which is scheduled to happen on 1st May. WWE Smackdown and RAW have already laid down the foundation of various events, feuds, and fights that will be built into the storyline leading up to Payback. Even though Roman Reigns already knows his challenger, WWE fans all over the world are dying to know what will be the fate of their favorite wrestlers and what direction WWE has for them. This article breaks down all the possible (both confirmed and rumored) matches that will be played for WWE's Payback.
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Becky Lynch made great efforts to win against current WWE Woman's Champions but in vain. Becky ended up with a bruised eye. In a backstage interview, Emma interrupted Becky and threw some flawless shade at her. Is WWE trying to sow seeds of rivalry between the two?
In this week's RAW, Enzo Amore and Big Cass, roasted the Dudleys. They interrupted their speech and the audience could see the sparks of a new rivalry between the two. Hopefully, WWE won't screw this up!
Both Wyatt Family and League of Nations were directionless posts-so WWE decided to pit them against each other. This could be a huge feud between the wrestlers but will WWE care about it? Only time will tell.
The Zayn-Owens match was supposed to be featured on Wrestlemania card, but now a one-on-one showdown will take place on Payback PPV. KO vs Zayn is definitely going to be the front runner of WWE Payback.
It seems that Dean Ambrose would go up against Chris Jericho at Payback, a feud that was originally planned for WrestleMania 32. It seems like a good match on paper, but it all boils down to WWE's decision.
Natalaya and Charlotte could go against each other and it will be one hell of a match keeping in mind the in-ring talent of the two.
AJ Styles getting a shot at the World Titles could be WWE's strategy to portray Reigns as the top-notch wrestler in the game. There's a high probability that Styles won't win the title but the match between the two will be top-notch and full of entertainment.