Top 5 Big Predictions for WWE in the Year 2020
- Updated: January 6, 2020
2019 has witnessed some of the best matches in WWE which have left the fans in awe. It has been one of the biggest years for WWE as some of the most awaited matches of the decade were organized this year. Apart from the matches, some new events were also organized this year such as pay-per-view, crown jewel, WrestleMania and a lot more. There have been some changes made to the previous events too such as Smack Down being shifted to FOX who will now be airing the show officially. Literally, the year 2019 has been one of the most successful years in the history of WWE.
But, the year has not been the same on all fronts. There has been a drastic fall in viewership and ratings. Companies and owners such as Vince McMahon had to go through a lot of struggle because of the falling viewership, for which they had to focus on their part-timers for bringing back revenues to their peak levels.
This year has also welcomed some new stars of the WWE and has also hosted a women-only event for the first time in the history of WWE. This featured Women WWE stars such as Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, and Ronda Rousey. The biggest headline of the year was the re-entry of CM Punk in the WWE backstage event.
With some days being sunshine and roses and some dark days, 2019 has been a fickle yet exciting year for
5 Big Predictions for WWE in 2020
- Brock Lesnar vs. Tyson Fury in WrestleMania 36
Tyson Fury has grabbed headlines of newspaper sports sections when he defeated Braun Strowman in his debut match on Crown Jewel which was one of the biggest events of WWE. At the end of the match, he threw an open challenge to Brock Lesnar and chances are running high that the two strongmen will face each other in the upcoming WrestleMania event of 2020.
As per sources, the organizers of the event are still tossing between Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez as a worthy opponent for Brock Lesnar. But, rumors are also running high that Cain will face Brock Lesnar, a.k.a. ‘The Beast’ at the 2020 Royal Rumble event. So, the first big event for 2020 is going to be WrestleMania 36 and hence this match may take place in a major treat for fans!
- John Cena earning the title of World Champion for the 17th time
What has been predicted for 2018 has been predicted one more time for 2020 and this time it is inevitable. As per the predictions, this year is going to be huge for John Cena and his fans as he is going the beat the record of Ric Flair to become world champion for the 17th time.
John Cena has been one of the biggest and favorite players of the decade who has been the star attraction for numerous events. And after spending so many years in WWE and giving so much to it, Cena has finally shifted to being a part timer. And as per the fan predictions, the hopes are running sky-high for John Cena grabbing the title of the World Champion for the 17th time at 2020 SummerSlam.
- Shayna Baszler drawing a line to the era of Becky Lynch
With Shayna Baszler getting dropped from the NXT Women’s Championship in the last week against Rhea Ripley, the Queen of Spades is on the top of the list as one of the primary attractions for the main roster in the upcoming weeks.
Rumors further suggest that Shayna is the new hot favorite who is going to grab the title of the Women’s Royal Rumble which is going to be held during the end of January. So, one could expect to witness WWE setting up a new blockbuster matchup which is going the be held between the former NXT Champion and the new star Becky Lynch at the RAW Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 36. And as the events unfold between the two, one cannot but think of the Survivor Series, which is a high profile event and grabs a good position in the list of the biggest events of 2019.
- Roman Reigns defeats Bryan Watt to grab the tile of the Universal Champion
While Shayna Baszler is one of the biggest names who may be announced as the winner of the Women’s Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns, on the other hand, is predicted to win the 30 man Royal Rumble event. He may defeat Bryan Watt to grab the Universal Champion title. This is going to be one of the biggest matches in the upcoming year which should not be neglected anyhow.
- The Return of CM Punk
One of the biggest news of the year was the return of CM Punk to the WWE through the backstage of FOX. Even though, till now, Punk is only a part of FOX but this doesn’t limit the hopes of his fans with regard to his comeback at any WWE main event. The feud between Seth Rollins and Punk may be played up this year. These are the biggest predictions for WWE in 2020 that will certainly bowl over fans without a doubt!