WWE WrestleMania 30 Matches: Predictions for John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt and More

Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistApril 6, 2014

FILE - In this March 30, 2011 file photo, WWE star John Cena participates in a Wrestlemania XXVII news conference at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square in New York. The death of Trayvon Martin has led to a debate about whether wearing a hooded sweatshirt presents a negative image. Cena says he was bullied as a kid because he loved rap and wore hip-hop clothing in a town where it wasn't popular. That's when he started lifting weights to protect himself. Cena is headlining against Duane
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WWE’s WrestleMania 30 will be one of the biggest sporting events of 2014, and the match card featuring John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt and other top matches has raised the anticipation level to all new heights.

The WWE Universe is excited for WrestleMania XXX.

While much of the focus leading into the annual pay-per-view extravaganza has been built around Daniel Bryan and his feud with Triple H, the focus on the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and the battle between Cena and Wyatt has fans genuinely excited about all four hours of Sunday’s show.

Add in The Shield squaring off against Kane and the New Age Outlaws, the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal and the rest of the card, and this is setting up to be one of the most memorable shows of the last decade.

Here is the entire match card, the stipulations and titles on the line in each match and the full list of predicted winners.


Full WrestleMania XXX Match Card and Predicted Winners
MatchTitle / StipulationPredicted Winner
Randy Orton vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan/Triple HTriple Threat WWE World Heavyweight ChampionshipBatista
Daniel Bryan vs. Triple HWinner added to main eventDaniel Bryan
The Undertaker vs. Brock LesnarN/AThe Undertaker
John Cena vs. Bray WyattN/ABray Wyatt
The Shield vs. Kane & New Age OutlawsSix-Man TagThe Shield
Andre the Giant Memorial Battle RoyalN/AAlexander Rusev
Vickie Guerrero Divas Championship InvitationalDivas ChampionshipAJ Lee
The Usos vs. Real Americans vs. Los Matadores vs. RybaxelTag Team Championships Fatal 4-WayReal Americans
Source: WWE.com


Breaking Down John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt

There are several WrestleMania worthy matches on this PPV card, but few have the long-term ramifications on the wrestling industry that John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt does.

Cena has the unique opportunity to put Wyatt on the map as one of the next top stars, and he must lose this match as close to clean as possible.

While there will undoubtedly be interference from Luke Harper and Erick Rowan before or during the match, Bray must look strong in this bout to be considered one of the faces of the next generation. Cena has the ability to make him look great in the ring, but Wyatt must earn this win to be legitimized.

Even former WWE referee Scott Armstrong is excited about this match:

The build to this match has been incredible. After costing Cena his chance at the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at the Elimination Chamber PPV, Bray has done his best to drag Cena’s name through the mud and tarnish his legacy.

Cena is fighting to maintain his place at the top of the mountain, and he spoke on LIVE with Kelly and Michael (via 411mania) about his perception of Wyatt leading into the duo’s match at WrestleMania:

Bray Wyatt is a young punk trying to come at me like I'm a old man, like I lost a step, like I'm a little show. On April 6th, he's going to find out when he walks into the ring with that scruffy little beard of his –it'll be my pleasure to use that beard as a Brillo pad for these hands. That's right, I'm gonna be nice and exfoliated on April 6th because he's gonna be down on the mat, looking up, I'm gonna say ‘you can't see me,' and he's simply gonna say ‘the champ is here.'

While there was a small hiccup when Cena reverted back to his silly attitude and childish jokes, Wyatt carried the feud on the mic until Cena changed his tune the following week. With Cena admitting fear and Bray looking as strong as ever, this match has the chance to steal the show.

The hope is that Harper and Rowan attack Cena backstage before this match and are banned from ringside. While it would give Cena an excuse for a loss, few will remember that detail when we look back.

With Cena nursing his injuries, Wyatt could methodically pick Cena apart. The face of the company will eventually mount his comeback and attempt to pull off an unbelievable victory, but Bray will reverse into Sister Abigail and get the victory.

When Cena loses clean, Wyatt will become a made man in the WWE.

Predicted Winner: Bray Wyatt


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