The following matches are advertised for the WWE Payback event, which will be held on Sunday in Chicago, Illinois at Allstate Arena.
-Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
-Charlotte (w/Ric Flair) vs. Natalya (w/Bret Hart) for the WWE Women’s Championship.
-Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens.
-The Miz vs. Cesaro for the Intercontinental Title.
-Dean Ambrose vs. Chris Jericho.
-Dolph Ziggler vs. Baron Corbin.
-Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady vs. The Vaudevillains to become No. 1 contenders to the WWE Tag Team Championship.
-Kalisto vs. Ryback for the U.S. Championship (Kickoff Show match).
Powell’s POV: Vince McMahon will announce who controls WWE Raw going forward. WWE has done a very nice job of building up each match to feel meaningful, and this looks like a strong show on paper. Join me for live coverage on Sunday night beginning with the Kickoff Show at 6CT/7ET.
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