WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs is quickly-made, yet intriguing event, featuring the return of The Shield to pay-per-view. The superstars of Monday Night Raw are gearing up to tear the house down this Sunday. Out of all the wrestlers on Raw, The Shield may be in for the toughest challenge of their lives, as they battle The Miz, The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro), “The Big Red Machine” Kane, and “The Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman. Can The Shield get it down or will their comeback get squashed before it gets started? By the way, Kurt “f*cking” Angle will be replacing Roman Reigns in the main event. Seriously!
There are plenty more action-packed matches for this year’s TLC event. Let’s look into my WWE crystal ball, and you might see into the pro wrestling future….
WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2017 Viewing Details
Date: Sunday, October 16, 2017
Time (kick-off show): 7:00 P.M. EST
Time (main show): 8:00 P.M. EST
TV Channel: WWE Network / Pay-Per-View
Location: Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kickoff Show: Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox
Sasha will certainly be looking for retribution against “The Foxy One” this Sunday. On the last episode of Monday Night Raw, Sasha made Alicia Fox tap out to The Banks Statement. After the match, Fox jumped Sasha from behind, and went bat-sh*t crazy on “The Boss.”
Fox may come out victorious in this encounter. But I really see “The Boss” getting some payback…
Sasha Banks defeats Alicia Fox
WWE Cruiserweight Championship match: Kalisto (c) vs. Enzo
Red-hot baby-face character Enzo is now a full-blown heel all of a sudden. I can dig it.
‘Zo will be gunning for his gal who is around Kalisto’s shoulder. The trash-talking G wants his title back. But the masked luchador won’t give up that title so easy. That’s why Enzo is bringing some serious back-up, which I believe is enough to make this certified G a true-blue two-time Cruiserweight Champion. How ya doin’?
Enzo defeats Kalisto to become the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion
The Demon vs. Sister Abagail
We all know Bray Wyatt. But we don’t know the even darker side to this sinister character. He’s bringing out Sister Abagail to battle The Demon in Finn Balor. Who will come out on top?
Wyatt has lost way too many matches to Balor at pay-per-views. “The Eater of Worlds” will need to turn the tide at TLC. And maybe Sister Abagail is just the person/thing to defeat The Demon.
Sister Abagail defeats The Demon
WWE Raw Women’s Championship: Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Mickie James
Mickie James hasn’t worn championship gold in WWE since 2009. While she was gone, Alexa Bliss has ascended to the top of the women’s division on both Raw and SmackDown (during her time on the blue brand). Bliss is the only person to have won both the SmackDown and Raw women’s championships, and she won those titles twice each. But Mickie James is definitely no push over either; she’s a 5-time WWE Women’s Champion, a 3-time TNA Knockouts Champion, and a former WWE Divas Champion. Can she Mick Kick “Lil’ Miss” Bliss into oblivion this Sunday at WWE TLC?
Unfortunately, I don’t see Mickie James capturing the red and white strap just yet. There’s always a big possibility that James may win on Sunday, but WWE really shouldn’t play hot potato with the Raw Women’s Championship. A feud between Bliss and Asuka would definitely be worth seeing.
Asuka vs. Emma
It’s hard to imagine any other result, but Asuka winning. Emma will definitely pose a challenge, but it’d be ridiculous to stop the momentum of the undefeated Asuka on her official WWE debut.
It’d be a real shocker to have Emma win. So, that might happen just for the shock value. But I highly doubt that WWE will have Asuka lose on her first night on the main roster.
Asuka defeats Emma
The Brian Kendrick & “Gentleman” Jack Gallagher vs. Rich Swann & Cedric Alexander
On the last episode of Monday Night Raw, Cedric Alexander got the upper-hand over “Gentleman” Jack Gallagher. Alexander almost crushed Gallagher’s back with his Lumbar Check finishing move.
Expect this match to be one of the highlights of the night. Finally, WWE is able to showcase more than one cruiserweight match on their pay-per-view. The cruiserweight division has grown a lot since it returned last year as part of WWE’s New Era.
Since Alexander got over on Gallagher last week. I see the villains gaining retribution at WWE TLC. It’ll be a gentleman’s night out in Minneapolis on Sunday.
Five-on-three handicap Tables, Laders & Chairs match: The Shield (Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose) and Kurt Angle vs. Braun Strowman, Kane, The Miz, Sheamus & Cesaro
The Shield really has the odds stacked against them at WWE TLC. But their comeback can’t be squashed that quickly. I see a surprise win in the works for these Hounds of Justice. Maybe Roman Reigns will get revenge on Kane, and pin “The Big Red Machine” himself. But oh wait, no he’s injured now.
The Shield defeats Kane, Braun Strowman, Kane, The Miz & The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro)
Update: Roman Reigns is injured and is now replaced by the returning Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle. As a result of this development. I’ve changed the outcome of my prediction.
Updated Prediction: Kane, Braun Strowman, The Miz & The Bar defeat The Shield and Kurt Angle