Survivor Series has been one of WWE’s cornerstone events for years, but the 2022 edition will be different thanks to the decision by Triple H to include men’s and women’s WarGames matches.
The previous incarnations of WarGames in NXT were wildly successful, and a main roster version of the contests could create unforgettable moments featuring some of the top stars in the industry.
Here are some early predictions for the men’s and women’s WarGames matches at Survivor Series on November 26.
Women’s WarGames Match
Damage CTRL vs. Team Belair
Triple H and company should be viewing Survivor Series as a key moment in their takeover of the creative process from Vince McMahon.
With their previous dedication to women’s wrestling, the WarGames match needs to be full of star power.
Damage CTRL are already an established heel stable, so Bayley, Iyo Sky and Dakota Kai should be looking to recruit the best Superstars possible. The two biggest names the team could add for the pay-per-view would be Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair.
Bianca Belair would face a daunting task squaring off against a team with as much talent as that, but she could organize five of the best faces in the business to create a formidable challenge, including Alexa Bliss, Asuka, Candice LeRae and a debuting Indi Hartwell.
If WWE Creative really wants to ensure the match is unforgettable, the heels should take out either Asuka and Bliss or LeRae and Hartwell before the match, leaving the faces shorthanded as the bout begins. Then, just as it looks like Team Belair will take the loss, Sasha Banks and Naomi could make their triumphant return and save the day.
The star power and booking would make this a match the WWE Universe would never forget.
Men’s WarGames Match
Team Reigns vs. Team McIntyre
There is no stable in wrestling more dominant right now than The Bloodline.
With Roman Reigns heading the table and the current storyline featuring Sami Zayn dominating WWE programming, Survivor Series has one men’s team already in place.
Reigns, Zayn, Jimmy and Jey Uso and Solo Sikoa forming the heel five-man team for WarGames may be obvious, but it remains uncertain who will work with Drew McIntyre on the face side of the match.
The Scot's feud with Karrion Kross is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, but he still has unfinished business with Reigns. Another Superstar who has feuded The Bloodline is Kevin Owens, and he could bring his friend, Johnny Gargano, into the mix.
With McIntyre focused on the champion, KO targeting Sikoa and Johnny Wrestling handling Zayn, the faces need a tag team equipped to handle The Usos. While The Street Profits or The New Day would be fun additions, it should be the debut of Carmelo Hayes and Trick Williams from NXT that completes the good-guy squad.
They have been great in NXT, but their time there should come to an end, as they deserve a bigger spotlight.
With so many storylines to build on and several marquee feuds that could come out of the match, this would be the ideal booking of the men’s WarGames bout.
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