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TNA Sacrifice 2014 predictions, preview: Eric Young vs. Magnus, Bully Ray vs. Bobby Roode, and more!

Predictions for every match on the card RIGHT HERE.

TNA returns to pay-per-view (PPV) tomorrow night (Sun., April 27, 2014) live from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, with its Sacrifice event starting at 8 p.m. ET.

It's a decent enough line-up.

The main event features underdog Eric Young defending his heavyweight championship against the man he took it from, Magnus. The undercard will showcase title bouts like BroMans vs. The Wolves (tag team) and Madison Rayne vs. Angelina Love (Knockouts) with support from gimmick matches like James Storm vs. Gunner (I Quit) and Mr. Anderson vs. Samuel Shaw (Committed).

Let's go ahead and offer predictions for the card, shall we?



Eric Young vs. Magnus (Heavyweight championship)

If we're to believe that Young's entire title run is a complete ripoff of what WWE has done with Daniel Bryan, one would think he'll retain here. The rumor mill tells us TNA believes pushing Young is smart to capitalize on his Animal Planet show, but I don't see how that would make much of a difference in anything related to what we see on Spike TV each week. Still, he's the darling of the promotion right now and Magnus wasn't exactly lighting the world on fire with the strap over his shoulder.

Madison Rayne vs. Angelina Love (Knockouts championship)

The Beautiful People are getting a strong push here, don't be surprised if they put the Knockouts title on Love and two weeks later have Rayne, an already awful babyface (did you see how she was treating Brittany on Impact this past week?), join the group. Or, better, Brittany joins up and gets tutoring from Love and Velvet Sky.

Bully Ray vs. Bobby Roode (Tables match)

We've seen both guys go through tables multiple times -- by each other's hands, even -- throughout this feud, so the fact that it's a tables match adds little. The promos have been great but Bully isn't nearly as good working babyface as he is heel. I expect Ray to go over because TNA doesn't know what to do with Roode anymore. Then again, they really don't know what to do with Ray, who is doing his best Steve Austin lately.

James Storm vs. Gunner (I Quit match)

No one on the TNA roster has been having consistently quality matches the way these two have over the past couple months but the program has been beaten into the ground already. This has to be the blowoff; it's past time they go their separate ways. Gunner is the pick because heels don't win blowoff matches.

Kurt Angle & Willow vs. EC3 & Rockstar Spud

I don't know what to think of this match because I still can't figure out what to think of Willow, especially as it pertains to his teaming with Angle, which seemingly goes against his character but somehow doesn't. The babyfaces likely go over here to get revenge on the heels who ran wild while Dixie Carter was still in power.

Sanada vs. Tigre Uno (X Division championship)

Here is your "Match of the Night" dark horse. This should be an entertaining bout between two entertaining wrestlers who never get enough time to be entertaining. They'll get that time here and Sanada will go over to retain the X Division title, continuing his push.

Mr. Anderson vs. Samuel Shaw (Committed match)

This match is still scheduled for the card, though who knows if it will actually happen considering no one has heard from Anderson after Shaw did ... whatever he did to him down in his mom's basement on Impact this week. The loser gets committed to a mental institution, so I'm hoping for a double countout because they both belong there.

The BroMans vs. The Wolves (Tag team championship)

Week after week after week after week The Wolves have found a way to wrestle The BroMans for the tag team titles and never come away with them. What's more, they've always somehow looked worse than they did before each match. This is where that changes and they finally go over clean to start a run with the straps.


Those are my predictions, Cagesiders. What are yours?

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