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Best Friends - set up for a small title program until Uno and Grayson come back
MJF - keep his momentum leading into a program with Mox
Shawn Spears - could go either way, Shawn needs momentum so I go with him.
Britt Baker - if this match is still on
Darby Allin - real crap shoot to be honest. He needs a big win, makes the most sense out of who else is in the match
Nyla Rose - can't take the title off her yet. She just won it and was then in quarantine her whole reign almost.
Lance Archer - Cody has been fantastic but this belt should be Archers.
Jon Moxley - see Nyla, has been there his entire reign or had a feud with a proper build.
Inner Circle - inner conflict will cost the Elite. Either Hangman's differences or Hardy not being use to the other guys.
 

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Looks about as fun of a show during pandemic booking.

Moxley/Brodie will probably be a good match. They've done well with what they've been given to he fair to them but I do feel Moxley's first defence should have felt... Bigger. Moxley win.

Stadium Stampede should be awesome. If it's anything like the street fight on Dynamite a few weeks back then it'll be great. Inner Circle win.

Ladder match will be fun. Must admit, I can't even call it. Hope the surprise entrant is a debutant or its going to fall as flat as it did when Hangman was the mystery Battle Royal contestant and won. I'll go with Fenix win.

Archer/Cody will likely be overbooked but I think it'll be a good match. Cody seems infatuated with stories, which is good, but even he must know Archer winning here is the better story. Archer win.

Good call on having Rose/Shida as a no DQ match. Whilst I've enjoyed Nylas heel work, I think it's time for a Shida reign. Shida win.

Genuinely think MJF/Jungle Boy could steal the show though. Actually looking forward to this one. MJF win.

Don't particularly care about the rest of the card. Best Friends and Spears should both win. Not sure if Britt Baker is fit to compete but if she is, she should win.
 

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Considering everything that's happened in the world, I think AEW put together a solid card given the circumstances, except for the World Title match really (which is a shame).

As for predictions:

*Mox is beating Brodie, no doubt about it. AEW so far has refrained from using the crutch of a DQ finish. Not saying it never works, but it's something that AEW has thankfully not relied upon. So with that being the case I only see a Mox win. Because if Brodie wins this title now.......just, no. I just hope we get a fun brawl.

*I see the IC winning the Stadium Stampeded. They're still running the story of Hangman having issues with the Elite which has been the best story in AEW. And I expect that to continue into Double or Nothing and that costs them the match. Then we can finally move on from the IC/Elite story and you continue dissension between Hangman and Matt. As for a match, can't wait. I'm expecting something super creative.

*I can see why people would pick Cody to win the TNT Championship. If he wins, it instantly puts the title on one of their top stars and helps establish it. But, for Archer to lose his first big PPV match and the 1st match against Cody? I don't love that. If Cody wins, they have to protect Archer as much as possible, which means a lot of over booking. But to me, the best way to go is have Archer beat Cody in dominant fashion and keep building that story.

*Because of the rules of the Casino Ladder match, it's either going to be a very unique and fun match or a clusterfuck. One or the other. I think this will go better than their Casino Battle Royals and there are a bunch of guys in this match that will do some crazy shit. I fully expect "TBA" to win, whoever that is. Darby is probably the guy who will come close but lose in the end.

Here's my prediction, the new guy will be managed by Taz and go after Darby because Darby refused to join Taz weeks ago. And that man will either be Jeff Cobb or Brian Cage.

*I like the way they've been building Shida to this title match. That said, I don't think she gets the belt here. Nyla for the win.

*MJF vs. Jungle Boy has been built very well for the few weeks it's had. I expect Jungle Boy to get a lot of offense but MJF will find a way to win in the end, probably after Wardlow interference.

*If Britt vs.Statlander actually happens, Britt wins to keep her run going.

*Best Friends should beat Private Party. They've invested a lot more in Best Friends lately and they're more ready for a big spot than Private Party.

*I guess Shawn beats Dustin. Can't say I care that much either way.
 

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The thing is if Shida lose, then there is not face left to challenge her.

Statlander lost at the last PPV and the other contender, Britt Baker (even tho she's a heel) will probably be out for a while with her knee.

So who's left ?
 

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Give the title to Shida, Rose sucks and the rest of the women are still sloppy af in the ring (I've lost count of the amount of botches they have had in the last two shows).

Not the best of cards, but still some interest matches (Casino ladder, Cody/Archer and Stadium stampede), but it's a shame I've got no hype regarding the world title feud. Also, no one wants to see Shawn Spears on a PPV match. This guy blows.
 

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Predictions:

Inner Circle def The Elite
Mox def Mr. Brodie
Archer def Cody
Nyla def Shida
Mystery 9th entrant wins ladder match (I'll say Rusev)
Britt Baker def Kris Statlander -if Britt can't make the match then I think Statlander will beat Penelope Ford
Dustin Rhodes def Shawn Spears
MJF def Jungle Boy
Best Friends def Private Party
 

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I want Brodie Lee to win. How does he lose with an entire stable behind him?

I want MJF to screw Cody out of the title.
 

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I want Brodie Lee to win. How does he lose with an entire stable behind him?
He's facing the destroyer of stables.

Everyone should be happy. The Dork Order has gotten buried on the mic, and on Saturday, the final nail will be placed in their coffin.
 

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Yeah, solid card. Solid enough anyway, but especially under the circumstances.

I'll go for Inner Circle (with assistance from the Revolt), Moxley, Lance, Nyla, MJF. Hopefully Britt will be OK - I think Statlander will win regardless, but like the above, I can see it being against Penelope. Not too fussed about the most recent addition, but will go for Spears, and Best Friends to win the buy in.

Really intruiged by the ladder match, and particularly the mystery entrant - I just ope the reveal isn't a let down, and I hope it is a new signing. It's hard to pick without knowing the new addition, so I'll just say Darby, especially as most of my picks are heels.
 

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Weird card, weird booking.

I'm a broken record at this point but Mike Tyson should have been the outside enforcer for the Moxley vs Brodie match. Tyson stacking bodies of masked creepers distracting Brodie to allow Mox to finish him was the right booking here.

Cody vs Archer didn't need Tyson when they have both the TNT title and the personal stuff between Jake and Cody.

Dustin vs Spears might be the most random, useless PPV match added on the go-home show. Makes me believe Spears was going to be in the Ladder Match but the mystery person was signed/added late. Given there is only 4 PPV's a year, they still wanted Spears on the PPV and needed a match for him.

Ladder match can go any number of ways. I think it's a television cash in, not an ALL OUT II cash in so virtually any of the combatants could win.

I think Darby crashes and burns near then end with a reckless risk attempt. He has something cooking with Taz it seems for whatever reason. Sky and Kaz in the match is more to break up SCU. Colt and Luchasaurus are the catch wrestlers. Sabian has no chance - he's in there for a Penelope interference spot(or spots). Fenix vs Mox is probably bigger than a Dynamite title match, and that should be saved until when PAC and Penta are back around. Also Mox going from 5-on-1 vs IC, to being against Brodie and 5-6 Creepers, then 1-vs-Death Triangle can the guy just have a straight up one-on-one feud/match? OC could have won like how WWE just booked Otis' winning - catching the chip and winning by accident. Maybe they still go that way as Orange Cassidy vs Moxley for the AEW World Title could draw for television. And then you have the mystery man - if it's a name like Brian Cage I don't think you put him into a title match so quickly but establish them slowly. So they lose the match but start their first feud out of it. Cage vs Colt or something.

If I'm bookerman here I'd have Luchasaurus win. Moxley vs Luchasaurus is fine for a Dynamite ME. Also book Jack to beat MJF which drops MJF down the rankings and out of a title shot claim. This would open up MJF into interfering/injecting himself into the Moxley vs Luchasaurus story. Maybe have Luchasaurus neutralize Wardlow during the JB vs MJF match as reason for MJF to be pissed and feel cheated. LU interfered in his match costing him his ranking, he interfered in Luchasaurus' match.

Why is Matt Hardy the focal point of the Stadium Stampede promo art? He was added kayfabe because Nick was injured and they needed a 5th for War Games. Omega and Hangman playing second fiddle to the WWE cast-off is ridiculous.

I don't think Statlander vs Britt will be happening as Britt likey had her knee blown out last night. Swoll was at the venue last night, maybe put her in the match.

MJF vs Jungle Boy was seemingly booked to keep MJF out of the Ladder Match. Booking should have had MJF turning down being in the match since he's a #1 contender as he already beat Cody at Revolution and he's not risking his body in a car crash match. AEW could have then said fine, but you're still wrestling that night and you could lose your ranking if you lose to your opponent - Jungle Boy.

I doubt I'll be buying. If I do it's more of a "charitable donation" than actually wanting to buy to see the show.

Moxley should win
Archer should win
Luchasaurus should wins - not married to this. Could go 4-5 other ways.
Shida should win
Inner Circle should win - further Omega/Page vs Bucks stuff. Break Hardy off from this now as well.
Jungle Boy should win
Spears probably should win I guess.
Britt should win vs Statlander. Statlander should beat any replacement.
 

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I weren't that interested in Double or Nothing to begin with, but it's now shaped up better then I though. I also think any surprises AEW has in store could dwarf last years.

The Stadium Stampede is the one I'm looking forward to the most and the one I'm expecting the most surprises in. I can see the Revolt showing up at some point and Taking the bucks out of the equation and a certain Icon turning up at the last moment to give The Elite the win and set up a match against Jericho at All Out.

I can also see there being a big Debut in the Ladder match, With Brian Cage being the Mystery participant and possibly winning the match as well. I'm also expecting to see Wardlow show up at some point during the match and take out luchasaurous.

As for the rest of the card. I can see MJF Beating Jungle Boy before going on to cost Cody the TNT title setting up there rematch All Out. Best Friends will most likely win there match over private Party. Nyla Rose and Jon Moxley will both retain and Shawn Spears will most likely go over Dustin.
 

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Weird card, weird booking.

I'm a broken record at this point but Mike Tyson should have been the outside enforcer for the Moxley vs Brodie match. Tyson stacking bodies of masked creepers distracting Brodie to allow Mox to finish him was the right booking here.
I get what you're saying, but there's so little hype on all the other matches, that they needed something to build some intrigue. Elite vs Inner Circle needed a stipulation, the ladder match has the #1 contendership up for grabs, and now the TNT title match has Tyson.

The world title match is still generating the most interest, albeit only due to Moxley. Just look at his YT videos the last 3 weeks since the DON build has started. They're demolishing everything else. This week alone, he's got more views than all other videos combined. That match didn't need anything extra.
 

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I get what you're saying, but there's so little hype on all the other matches, that they needed something to build some intrigue. Elite vs Inner Circle needed a stipulation, the ladder match has the #1 contendership up for grabs, and now the TNT title match has Tyson.

The world title match is still generating the most interest, albeit only due to Moxley. Just look at his YT videos the last 3 weeks since the DON build has started. They're demolishing everything else. This week alone, he's got more views than all other videos combined. That match didn't need anything extra.
Because you think the Mox vs Brodie have more hype than all the other matches ?
 
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