Now that theSmackDown Live brand has moved on from WWE Backlash 2016, it's time for theMonday Night Raw brand to prove they can put on a quality PPV without the help of anyone from the blue brand's roster. While the card hasn't been completely set forWWE Clash of Champions 2016, it is clear that every title on the Raw brand will be defended at the event.

A favorite pastime of the WWE Universe is trying to predict the outcomes of upcoming events.

One of the best ways to predict the future is to learn about the past. With both Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins en route to Clash of Champions, it's worth looking at how The Shield has performed at similar events previously. This year's event is simplyNight of Champions with a makeover, and Rollins, Reigns and Ambrose had some big matches atNight of Champions in the past.

What follows is one part ina series of WWE Clash of Championsarticles, in which we take a look at a current or former WWE Superstar's historyat Night of Champions,and what their past experiences might tell us about that same (or a similar) competitor atWWE Clash of Champions2016 on September 25.

Win-loss record atWWE Clash of Champions

If the forfeited match between Rollins and Reigns in 2014 isn't taken into consideration, the overall record for The Shield atNight of Champions is3-2. All three former members of the faction are partially or completely responsible for at least one win and at least one loss. The five matches include three singles matches, a tag team match and a Six-Man Tag Team Match (although it wasn't even The Shield functioning as a threesome for that one).

WWE Clash of Championstitle matches

Aside from the aforementioned Six-Man Tag Team Match and the forfeited Rollins/Reigns match, every bout featuring one member of The Shield was a title bout. In 2013, Dean Ambrose successfully defended the WWE United States Championship against Dolph Ziggler, while Reigns and Rollins retained the WWE Tag Team Championship when challenged by The Prime Time Players.

In 2015, Seth Rollins defended both the US title (unsuccessfully) and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (successfully) in separate matches on the same card. Overall, The Shield is 3-1 when it comes to title matches atNight of Champions.

Worthy competition atClash of Champions

It should come as no surprise that the list of opponents The Shield has faced atNight of Championsincludes only probable (if not certain) future WWE Hall of Fameinductees.Seth Rollins dropped the US title to John Cena in 2015, and retained the WHC title when he faced Sting.

Rollins and Ambrose were joined by Chris Jericho that same year to face The Wyatt Family (Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper and Braun Strowman). Rollins and Reigns were supposed to face each other in 2014, but Roman suffered a hernia in real life and was hospitalized days before the event. As previously mentioned, in 2013, Ambrose faced Ziggler while Reigns and Rollins faced The Prime Time Players.

Predictions forClash of Champions2016

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Seth Rollins is already scheduled for the main event ofClash of Champions. Based on Seth's past performance atNight of Champions, he has a fair shot of winning. His personal record at NOC is 2-1— 3-1 if you count his forfeit victory over Roman Reigns. Last year, after battling John Cena for the US title, he went on to retain the WHC against Sting. Unless Triple H intervenes again, history points to a Seth Rollins victory in the WWE Universal Championship Match.

Since Rusev cost Roman Reigns his opportunity to make the title bout a Triple Threat Match, it seems likely that The Big Dog will face The Bulgarian Brute atClash for the WWE United States Championship. Reigns is 1-1 atNOC and has never competed in a singles match. Don't expect Reigns to leaveClash as the US Champion.

WWE Clash of Champions2016airs live, exclusively on the WWE Network on September 25. Clash of Championswill be available to stream on-demand immediately via the WWE Network.

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