WWE Payback 2017 Match Card
WrestleMania 33 is done and dusted and the road after WrestleMania is settling in. The first stop for the Raw roster is at the SAP Centre in San Jose, California, which will host Payback. The event is a Raw exclusive show, however will feature stars from SmackDown, thanks to the recent Superstar shakeup. Today we look at the updated WWE Payback 2017 match card.
At WrestleMania 33, Chris Jericho lost the United States championship to former best friend Kevin Owens. The following night on Raw, Jericho was granted his rematch at Payback. Chris was taken out backstage by Owens and Samoa Joe. With the superstar shakeup, this past week, Kevin Owens moved to Smackdown. However it was later revealed that the championship has moved brands not Owens himself. The winner of this match will now move to SmackDown.
Given their “shocking” return to WWE at WrestleMania, The Hardy Boyz will defend their Raw Tag Team titles against former champions Cesaro and Sheamus at Payback.
Randy Orton ended Bray Wyatts first WWE Championship reign securing his 14th world title. Bray Wyatt challenged Randy Orton for a “House of Horrors” match , it was confirmed with Bray Wyatts move to Raw that the match would take place at Payback.
Another WrestleMania rematch will take place between Neville and Austin Aries with the Cruiserweight title on the line.
Below is the full WWE Payback 2017 Match Card
|1||Kevin Owens (c) vs. Chris Jericho||Singles match for the WWE United States Championship|
The winner will be transferred to SmackDown
|2||The Hardy Boyz (Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy) (c) vs. Cesaro and Sheamus||Tag team match for the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship|
|3||Randy Orton (c) vs. Bray Wyatt||House of Horrors match for the WWE Championship|
|4||Neville (c) vs. Austin Aries||Singles match for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship|
|5||Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe||Singles match|
|6||Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman||Singles match|
|7||Bayley (c) vs. Alexa Bliss||Singles match for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship|