Thanks to the cross-brand promotion between SmackDown and Raw, Survivor Series has become one of WWE’s most unique pay-per-views each year. Survivor Series 2021 Live Stream: How to watch WWE Network on Peacock
That pattern continues at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, when the best of the best from Monday nights battle the best of the best from Friday for brand supremacy. It all takes place like on the WWE Network via Peacock.
This year’s card is headlined by a champion vs. champion bout between WWE Champion Big E and WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. The entire card is loaded with just about every major star from each promotion:
WWE Champion Big E vs. WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns
RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair
Team RAW (Bobby Lashley, Austin Theory, Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins) vs. Team SmackDown (Drew McIntyre, Jeff Hardy, King Xavier Woods, Happy Baron Corbin, TBA)
Team RAW (Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan, Carmella, Queen Zelina Vega, WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion Rhea Ripley) vs. Team SmackDown (Sasha Banks, Shotzi, Natalya, Shayna Baszler, TBA)
RAW Tag Team Champions Randy Orton and Riddle vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos
WWE United States Champion Damian Priest vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura
Tag Team Battle Royal: The Street Profits (Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins) vs Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis) vs Hit Row (Top Dolla and Isaiah “Swerve” Scott) vs AJ Styles and Omos vs Dolph Ziggler and Robert Roode
Regular TV storylines have been put on hold. Though, WWE has been building momentum for a feud between The Bloodline (Roman Reigns and The Usos) and The New Day (Big E, Xavier Woods and Kofi Kingston).
Odds for Sunday’s pay-per-view favor Reigns to continue his unprecedented streak of dominance. But he should watch his back as Brock Lesnar is being billed for SmackDown appearances in December. It wouldn’t be shocking to see the Beast Incarnate show up to spoil Reigns’ celebration.
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WWE Survivor Series will be the biggest pay-per-view of the year in WWE and we take a look at everything you need to know for the brand vs. brand PPV.
Though there will still be another WWE pay-per-view in 2021, WWE Survivor Series is one of the Big Four PPV events and is set to take center stage on Sunday, Nov. 21 to conclude a wild year in the company.
Unlike other PPVs, the build to Survivor Series has undoubtedly been a bit strange over the past few weeks. With Crown Jewel in the way, the company apparently wanted to start fresh leading into this show. The result, however, has been some very quick storytelling and matchmaking for this show.
What’s interesting, though, is that WWE is leaning heavily into the cross-brand matches for this one with numerous champion vs. champion matches, headlined by Big E vs. Roman Reigns in addition to Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair. There are also two traditional 5-on-5 elimination tag matches featuring Team Raw and Team SmackDown.
WWE’s annual brand vs. brand pay-per-view returns as Survivor Series takes place Sunday in Brooklyn.
What this edition of the November tradition lacks in stakes and story lines it makes up for with star power. The show features the two traditional five-on-five elimination matches, plus Champion vs. Champion matches pitting the titleholders from the Raw and SmackDown brands against each other.
The two matches everyone will be looking forward to the most are the ones featuring the top men’s and women’s champions.
On the men’s side, WWE champion Big E faces universal champ Roman Reigns. Reigns has been WWE’s undisputed top guy for well over a year at this point, while Big E has held Raw’s top title for only about two months. Putting in a solid performance against Reigns will go a long way toward establishing his place at the top of the WWE pecking order.
For the women, all eyes are on Raw women’s champion Becky Lynch and her SmackDown counterpart Charlotte Flair. After a testy on-air exchange last month, Lynch and Flair’s off-screen relationship has been the subject of much discussion. Lynch told Jimmy Traina on a recent episode of the SI Media Podcast that she and Flair “used to be best friends” but “don’t talk anymore.”