WWE Survivor Series 2016 will be running four hours and it will be filled with three inter-promotional matches involving superstars from Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live. Here are the latest WWE Survivor Series 2016 rumors and the updated match card.
Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg
The expected main event of WWE Survivor Series 2016 is Lesnar vs. Goldberg since it has been advertised heavily. The build for the match has been okay with both superstars appearing on the November 14 episode of Monday Night Raw for one final stare down before their rematch.
Team Raw (Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman & TBD) vs. Team SmackDown (A.J. Styles, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton & Baron Corin) in a Traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series Men’s Elimination Match
The WWE Universal and United States champion has to get their heads together in order to defeat Team SmackDown led by the WWE World champion. The Raw vs. SmackDown matches is very intriguing since there are subplots on each team.
Owens and Jericho teaming up with their rivals Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins, who is expected to become the final member of Team Raw. Braun Strowman is a dark horse but he might also face Sami Zayn and pull off a double duty.
On the other hand, Team SmackDown has a different dynamic with Dean Ambrose being the lone babyface with Styles, Corbin, Wyatt and Orton as heels. It is also worth mentioning that Orton might get replaced by The Miz since he is expected to be out of WWE Survivor Series 2016 due to his wife possibly giving birth.
Team Raw (Charlotte, Bayley, Nia Jax, TBD & TBD) vs. Team SmackDown (Becky Lynch, Nikki Bella, Alexa Bliss, Carmello & Naomi) in a Traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series Women’s Elimination Match
Just like the men’s Raw vs. SmackDown match, the women’s match is filled with subplots. It is expected that Dana Brooke will be added to Team Raw with Sasha Banks or Alicia Fox getting the final spot. Sasha is currently selling her injury and she could be taking some time off soon.
As for SmackDown, the women’s team is complete with Nikki Bella being named the captain after defeating Natalya last week. Becky Lynch might not be the SmackDown women’s champion heading into WWE Survivor Series 2016 since she will defend the title against Alexa Bliss next week.
Team Raw (The New Day, TBD, TBD, TBD & TBD) vs. Team SmackDown (Heath Slater & Rhyno, The Hype Bros, The Usos, American Alpha & TBD) in a Traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series Tag Team Elimination Match
Team Raw will be captained by The New Day and expect all the tag teams in Raw to fill the remaining four spots. On the other hand, Team SmackDown is almost set as they only need one more tag team to complete their lineup.
Dolph Ziggler vs. Raw superstar for the Intercontinental Championship
In the latest episode of SmackDown Live, Dolph Ziggler challenged any Raw superstar to a match at WWE Survivor Series 2016. As of this writing, there are is no official word on which superstar is that but it could be Sami Zayn, Rusev, Neville or even Bo Dallas.
WWE Survivor Series 2016 will be on November 20, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. The show is expected to go four hours which means more matches will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
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