WrestleMania Prediction Machine: The Final Results

Josh Isenberg

Cody Rhodes vs. The Big Show for the WWE Intercontinental Championship

Cody Rhodes

Nick Paglino:

This one could go one of two ways. Either WWE plays the sympathy card and gives Show the title win since he only held the World Title for about a minute after defeating Mark Henry, or they continue with the great title reign that Cody Rhodes has enjoyed thus far. What does WWE really accomplish with a Big Show IC Title win? I think very little. Whereas Rhodes is a credible, up-and-coming top guy, who benefits much more from holding the belt. My pick is Rhodes in this one. 

Justin LaBar:

No reason for Cody Rhodes not to retain. It's the first IC title match at WrestleMania in 3 years. Big Show has nothing to gain from winning this. 

Josh Isenberg:

Another clean sweep here for everyone. Rhodes needs this to keep his heat alive. I do feel he will somehow cheat to win so Big Show does not look terribly weak. There is no point for Show to win the IC title because he is a guy like Kane where he does not benefit from any title besides the World Title. This match, from what I hope, will be given enough time, and potentially have some sort of outside involvement. Does Big Show get screwed over by someone? I can easily see that happening, but Rhodes needs to win this match to solidify and continue his reign as champion.

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