Predicting The Next 7 WWE Champions

Predicting The Next 7 WWE Champions

There's a long, long list of potential candidates vying for the richest prize in the company.

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Ever since the second brand split in 2016, Smackdown Live has been the home of mega-matches, intriguing characters, and the longest-tenured championship in WWE. Greats like Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, The Rock, John Cena, and now AJ Styles have had incredible reigns with the championship. Recently, Styles has committed his career to defending the title globally in the "house" that he built: Smackdown. Contenders like Shinsuke Nakamura and Samoa Joe have come very close to capturing the title from The Phenomenal One, but as 2018 turns to 2019, there are many superstars still chasing the elusive yet richest championship.

1. Daniel Bryan

Bryan's return to pro wrestling this year started with ridding Smackdown of Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn, conquering the now-released Big Cass, and engaging in another chapter of his long rivalry with The Miz. After defeating Miz at WWE Super Show-Down for a championship opportunity, the "Goat" now has his eyes set on the title he once held and has already gone toe to toe with the incumbent champion two days after Wrestlemania 34. It will be an interesting sight if WWE higher-ups give Bryan the go-ahead to cap off his return year with a championship win.

2. Samoa Joe

Smackdown's resident monster mauled his way to the top of the show when he attacked longtime friend/adversary AJ Styles that led to three impressive matches at the end of the summer and beginning of fall. However, Joe has failed to capture the title due to disqualification and controversial calls by referees. Styles' anger got the better of him in their Summerslam encounter, but if Joe is given one more chance against Styles (or decides to go after Bryan if he wins at Crown Jewel), it is certain that the "Samoan Submission Machine" will be a "Champion Submission Machine."

3. Andrade "Cien" Almas

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The newest NXT call-up reportedly has strong support from Chairman Vince McMahon, so Almas is sure to have a main event push coming very soon. His resume in NXT included fantastic matches with Johnny Gargano and Aleister Black for the NXT Championship, and his high in-ring IQ and savvy persona add to his character that is needed for a brand based on match quality and realistic storytelling. Imagine Almas being the Number 1 entrant in the Royal Rumble, lasting over an hour before winning a shot at the title of his choosing at Wrestlemania. An Almas/Bryan or even Almas/Joe title match would be quite a match due to the difference of styles.

4. Randy Orton

The Apex Predator returned this summer as his former, sadistic self. Unleashing attacks on Jeff Hardy and now Tye Dillinger that has left them wincing in pain, Orton's return can definitely pay off in the near months with another WWE Title reign. His lackluster win at Wrestlemania 33 from Bray Wyatt and subsequent loss of it to Jinder Mahal can be redeemed with another heel Orton reign. His veteran status can elevate a fresh, young talent to the title picture as long as Orton is willing to do so. Either way, Orton can easily enter the main event talk for the title at any given point.

5. The Miz

Another WWE veteran, Miz has had many ups and downs regarding the main event picture. His stunning win over Orton in 2010 for the title via his Money In the Bank briefcase caught many by surprise. However, the last few years has seen him capture the Intercontinental Championship a few times and be second in most reigns with it behind nine-time champion Chris Jericho.

His mic skills are on point and easily makes him the best talker in WWE right now, yet his continued rivalry with Daniel Bryan could reach main event status if Bryan wins the title before him. A Wrestlemania bout for the title in 2019 would definitely please the fans, and Miz's heel persona would have the perfect chance to redeem his 2011 title run with a second WWE Title reign.

6. Jeff Hardy

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2017 and 2018 were quite rewarding for Hardy: returning to WWE with brother Matt at WM 33, winning the tag team titles, returning from injury after Wrestlemania 34 and winning the US Title. His 2008-09 reign with the WWE Title was cut short, yes, but his continued ability to take high risks and put on a great show levels him with a chance to put his name out in the main event talk. Although some reports say he's dealing with numbness in certain parts, a potential final title reign before retiring needs to be the WWE Championship.

7. Rey Mysterio

WWE's resident luchador legend officially makes his return on October 16 for Smackdown's 1000th episode, so why not make an early prediction for his 2019? A wild card pick, he defied all the odds back in 2006 by lasting over an hour in the Royal Rumble and winning the World Heavyweight Championship from Kurt Angle at that year's Wrestlemania. He can definitely do something similar, this time with the WWE Title in his sights. His very, very, very short reign of like, 1 hour, back in 2011 can easily be forgotten with a major run at and with the richest prize in the game. He's in great shape, has amazing in-ring abilities, and his history with the company can pay off once again for the title.

It will be interesting to see if all or any of these seven superstars hold the title by this time next year.

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14 Fraternity Guy Gifts Ideas, Since He Already Has Enough Beer

Frat boys are a species of their own and here are some exciting gifts they will be ecstatic to receive!

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What more do frat boys love than alcohol, partying, and just acting stupid? Here are some gifts that help fulfill all of those needs for the frat boy in your life!

1. Beer holster belt

Whats better than one beer? Six beers! This fashionable camouflage accessory can be used for tailgates, beach days, formals and everything in between.

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These snazzy socks featuring beer pong will be loved by any frat boy. As for the way to any frat boy's heart may, in fact, be beer pong.

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Forget stealing random street signs, with this gift frat boys no longer have to do so.

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How To Eat Vegan At 8 Popular Fast Food Chains

It's actually easier than you think...sometimes.

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Eating vegan has never been easy. It's really hard to go out to eat anywhere if you're not in the city, even harder if that city isn't Los Angeles and extremely hard when you're the only one in your friend group that doesn't eat meat.

Going out with your friends, they can walk past a McDonald's or Chick-fil-a and just decide "This is where we're eating!" And while you would've loved to have a say in the matter, you also don't wanna be the annoying vegan that's like "we can't eat there cause I'm vegan." So you just deal.

Never fear. Here is how to eat vegan at fast food chains.

1. Chick-fil-A

This one is actually one of my favorite fast food places. If you forget the fact that they're Christian assholes, this is actually a pretty good place to eat on the go if you're vegan. The delicious waffle fries are vegan and they even have a wrap you can eat! It's originally sold as their grilled chicken wrap but if you order it with no chicken, no cheese and no dressing (which none of them are that good anyway) it's vegan! This is pretty impressive because what's left is lettuce, tomato, onion, cabbage, beans, carrots and corn. It has a great variety in there and it's fresh and delicious. They also have plenty of sauces for you to dip your wrap or fries in, ketchup, mustard, BBQ obviously, but also their specialty Polynesian sauce.

2. Taco Bell

I know this is gonna sound shocking, but Taco Bell is actually one of the best fast food places for vegans. In every single one of their tacos or burritos or quesadillas or nachos you can easily sub out the beef/chicken for beans and rice, take out the cheese, sub out sour cream for guacamole and even add potatoes and pico de gallo to it! There is nothing more delicious than a crunchwrap with beans, rice, potatoes, and guac when you're drunk at 2 a.m., or even when you're sober at 2 a.m. Also the cinnamon twist, yes that's right, the cinnamon twist are vegan too!

3. Chipotle

Now obviously, if Taco Bell can do it Chipotle can too. And they can do it better. It's basically the same thing, they have beans, rice, guac, veggies blah blah blah. However, and to me this makes them a step up from Taco Bell if you can afford the extra money Chipotle will cost you, they have a spiced tofu option you can add to whatever you want; they're called the Sofritas. Chipotle is also really nice because one bowl there could last you two or three meals. Another life hack: if you get a veggie item from there, like without any "meat" option, you get the guac for free.

4. Starbucks/Dunkin Donuts

Someone is gonna be mad at me for grouping these places together, I'm sorry. But ya gotta know, these places are quick breakfast or road trip staples. For coffees you can basically get anything except frappuccinos if you get it with soy, almond or even coconut milk. At both, you can get bagels, at Dunkin with peanut butter and jam, and at Starbucks, there are a lot of spread options. They have hazelnut butter, almond butter, cashew butter, jams, and even an avocado spread. Besides that, Starbucks is a bit superior because they serve oatmeal that's cooked with water, and also some snacks or salads you can pick up while you're waiting in line.

5. iHop

Another stop that most of the drunk gals are Wandering to. Obviously, you can get fries or hash browns, and iHop's are extra salty. Beside that, there aren't a whole lot of options, but if you have to eat there, don't be afraid to make some weird requests. You can order the garden omelette without cheese or eggs. What you get is tomatoes, onions, broccoli, mushrooms and avocado. At the very least there is still toast/English muffins with jam, or a salad and fruit bowls. It's still probably not your first option, but it's definitely doable.

6. Panera

This one makes me happy 'cause I love Panera. You can get their teas and smoothies when it comes to drinks. They also serve salads, some bagels with cool spreads, including avocado. On the more exciting side, the bread for their bread bowls is vegan, however their only vegan soup is just watery black beans? You win some, you lose some. My favorite thing on their menu is the , Mediterranean veggie sandwich. You can pick your bread, take out the cheese, it's fairly packed with veggies, but if you get it with the soup it's a very good combination. Don't forget you can also add avocado to it and it comes with chips!

7. Wendy's

This is where we're gonna start to go downhill. Not the best option obviously, because all you can get is fries and a wrap. With the wrap, you get no chicken, cheese or mayo and basically all that's left is lettuce, tomato, onions and pickles. Not the best, but still an option if it's your only option.

8. Burger King

It's kinda worse than Wendy's. The fries, yes. You could get a sandwich without meat or cheese and basically eat veggies on a bun? The good news is that the apple pie at Burger King is vegan.

I know I focused on fast food, but at big chain restaurants like Chili's or Olive Garden it's pretty easy to get things vegan. Other sandwich places, like Subway, have veggie sandwiches. McDonald's is pretty much the only one where you can't get anything, not even fries. Which is ridiculous because even the fries and other potatoes at Arby's are cooked separately. Arby's, the ones who slogan is "we have the meats..."

However, now you know that there are places you can go and eat fast food with your friends if you're vegan! You don't have to be the odd one out all the time any longer.

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