Now that the Royal Rumble pay-per-view is officially in the books, we have our main event for the WrestleMania 31 extravaganza scheduled for Sun., March 29, 2015, at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns for the WWE world heavyweight championship.
Reigns earned his crack at the crown by winning the Royal Rumble match (much to the chagrin of the paying fans in attendance in Philadelphia) while Lesnar retained his title in an epic triple threat match over both John Cena and Seth Rollins.
Plans can always change, as we saw last year, but WWE.com was quick to post a preview for the match.
Here's how they describe Lesnar:
The Beast Incarnate won the title in unprecedented fashion at SummerSlam when he thoroughly destroyed 15-time World Champion John Cena, thrashing the beloved Cenation leader with 16 German suplexes en route to capturing the championship. Since then, Lesnar has turned back the challenge of Cena and Mr. Money in the Bank, Seth Rollins. Additionally, the nearly 300-pound monster - the only athlete in history to win the WWE World Heavyweight Title, the NCAA heavyweight wrestling title and the UFC Heavyweight Title, not to mention the same Conqueror who broke The Undertaker's WrestleMania Streak - has carved a warpath nearly every time he has appeared in the ring, whether in a sanctioned match or not, such as when he launched Kane and Big Show through the air with successive F-5s on Raw.
Reigns started off 2014 in historic fashion, eliminating 12 Superstars in that year's Royal Rumble Match to break a 13-year record for most eliminations in a single outing. He rebounded from The Shield's unexpected breakup in the summer, and before being sidelined by a hernia in the fall, The Big Dog moved up the WWE rankings with startling dominance, even downing Randy Orton in a career-making singles match at SummerSlam. Upon returning from injury in December, Reigns picked up where he left off, Spearing and Superman Punching his way through certified juggernauts like Big Show.
That sure sounds like a WrestleMania main event worthy match but are the fans going to treat it as such over the next two months? More importantly, will they treat it as such in Santa Clara when the two are standing across from each other as the bell rings?