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WrestleMania 35 results, live streaming match coverage: Rousey vs. Lynch vs. Flair, more!

WWE WrestleMania 35 is all set to pop off tonight (Sun., April 7, 2019) from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at 5:00 pm ET, live on the WWE Network. You may also be able to watch this on pay-per-view (PPV) if your cable provider is carrying the event. will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, match-by-match coverage of WrestleMania 35 below, beginning with the first match of the evening and right on through to the main event.

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Becky Lynch def. Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair
Finn Balor def. Bobby Lashley
Baron Corbin def. Kurt Angle
Triple H def. Batista
Roman Reigns def. Drew McIntyre
Samoa Joe def. Rey Mysterio
Kofi Kingston def. Daniel Bryan
Iconic Duo def. Sasha Banks & Bayley, Natalya & Beth Phoenix, and Nia Jax & Tamina
Shane McMahon def. The Miz
The Usos def. The Bar, Rusev & Nakamura, and Ricochet & Black
AJ Styles def. Randy Orton
Seth Rollins def. Brock Lesnar
Braun Strowman wins the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder def. The Revival
Carmella wins the Women’s Battle Royal
Tony Nese def. Buddy Murphy


Like a burnished coin from childhood, like an unfinished rhyme. Like a fugitive who outruns her crime, forever harboring an anxious mind. Settles down to a small town, half-hoping to be found out. Now and again, reflects on when life pushed her from the precipice. Is it too much to ask for a moment that lasts for long enough to get it right? For you to keep me up all night? Is it too late for dreaming? To go back to believing? To push me up against the bricks, before I liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you, folks.

The pre-show opens with Jonathan Coachman welcoming us to the show and introducing his panel, currently consisting of John “Bradshaw” Layfield, Paige, and Sam Roberts. He reminds us that Alexa Bliss is the host of WrestleMania and runs down the card with the panel. We go to the stage with Pat McAfee and Charly Caruso as they talk up what they’re excited for on tonight’s show.

Panel discussion kicks off with Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre and then they run through the matches that are going to be on the preshow. We go backstage with Alexa Bliss, where she tells us we can consider all of WrestleMania our Moment of Bliss. Big E and Xavier Woods are interviewed backstage about Kofi Kingston’s title shot. They say he won’t squander the opportunity and his tank is like when you stop for gas and give the extra squeeze, that’s how full his tank is!

Xavier talks about how 80,000 people are going to be glued to their seats when they see Kofi become their new WWE Champion. Back to the panel for discussion of that match and Edge and Christian before our first match kicks off!

Buddy Murphy (c) vs. Tony Nese (WWE Cruiserweight Championship)

Nese sidesteps a knee at the jump, hammering rights and lefts in the corner, Murphy gets a boot up, up and over, off the ropes and Tony hits a crossbody legsweep! Buddy out, cartwheel off the apron into an uppercut and the Premier Athlete is running hot! Throwing the champion back inside, jockeying for position in the turnbuckles, fireman’s carry... AVALANCHE FIREMAN’S CARRY DROP INTO THE TOP TURNBUCKLE!

Picture in picture break and when we come back Murphy’s got a reverse chinlock in and a busted eye socket, bleeding a little. Rammed into the corner to break but Buddy holds on and it takes a second try to get free. Ramming Tony into the corner, tornado DDT blocked and Nese snap suplexes him into the turnbuckles! Uppercut, left hand, ducking a shot from Murphy to return his own.

Single knee facebreaker, off the ropes with a knee, Shinjiro Ohtani spinning wheel kick and a kip-up! Charging elbow, off the ropes, Murphy passes him to the apron and they trade strikes over the ropes. Thinking deadlift superplex, Tony catches him up in the ropes... TRIANGLE QUEBRADA FOR TWO! Whip reversed, slide under, pumphandle denied, boot up, DRAGON UPPERCUT!

Nese climbing up with him, Murphy under him, Cheeky Nando’s sets up a Canadian backbreaker DDT... NOPE! Pumphandle, reversed to a victory roll pin but Murphy gets the TKO onto the knee and a Kamigoye-style knee strike! Brainbuster blocked, Tony Nese with the Poison Frankensteiner! Both men down and out, strike rush from the champ, Nese with the Matrix evasion, knee combos get kick combos and he clobbers the champ with a forearm in the ropes.

Murphy gets a lariat... NESE WITH A JIG N’ TONIC BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH! Off the ropes for the knee but Buddy goes to the outside so Tony improvises... SASUKE SPECIAL! Back inside, up top, 450 splash... STILL NO! Putting boots to him in the corner, off the ropes... BUDDY WITH A JUMPING KNEE! MURPHY’S LAW CONNECTS BUT TONY GETS A FOOT ON THE ROPES!

Off the ropes, Nese’s turn for the cutoff now with a superkick, German suplex into the turnbuckles, Running Nese... HE DID IT!

Tony Nese wins by pinfall with the Running Nese to win the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.

We go back to the stage with Charly and Pat, who introduce Sal Vulcano and Brian Quinn from Impractical Jokers (and Tell ‘Em Steve-Dave!) for an interview wherein they give their opinions on the show. Shane McMahon vs. the Miz is up next for panel discussion, and Jerry “the King” Lawler joins the panel to talk us through it.

Second Annual WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal

Nikki Cross yelling and shaking, getting into it with everybody and we’ve got chaos! She dumps Mandy Rose to the apron, gets into it with Maria Kanellis and chases her into Ember Moon, who eliminates her! Candice LeRae on Cross, looking to suplex her out but Nikki hangs her over the top rope! Asuka clobbers Cross and eliminates her and Candice both with hip attacks!

Rose working with Lana to try and eliminate Asuka, Ember and Naomi get into it, arm draw, flying headscissors, springboard knee strike and Lana comes over. Naomi inadvertently helps Moon hit Eclipse on Lana! To the apron, Dana Brooke tries to blast Naomi off and Ember hits the Stunner to finish her! Ember up top... ECLIPSE ON ROSE! Primal scream, Sonya Deville tosses her over the ropes but Moon stops short on the apron.

Up top, but Lana shoves her off for the elimination! Kairi Sane comes over and slaps the taste out of Lana’s mouth! Backfists for slaps, Lana grabs her but Kairi reverses to an Alabama Slam! Fired up, Sane heads up top but Sarah Logan rushes over and knocks her down! Kairi holds on, Logan sets her sights on Lana, the other two Riotts join in, pop-up headbutt and Sarah eliminates the Ravishing Russian!

Kairi on the apron, backfist for Logan, she perches up top and hits the diving elbow! Morgan from behind, Sane dumps her over the top but she holds on and fights back and Ruby tosses Kairi to join her before eliminating her with a kick off the apron! Live ducks a lariat, Carmella lays her out with a kick and Logan puts her into the corner for the charging knees! Fired up, Zelina Vega on the attack but Riott scoops her up and nearly dumps her!

Morgan and Logan hit an assisted shiranui but Vega blocks elimination! Running knee to Asuke and the Riotts dump her to the apron but she rolls right back in. Dana shoving away at the Riotts, Lou Thesz Press into haymakers on Liv but Ruby pulls her off! Jockeying for position, Brooke eliminates Riott! And Morgan! Vega grabs a sleeper on Dana but gets thrown off and into position.

Boots up on the handspring, double knees in the corner, Fire and Ice eliminate Vega! Dana from behind, scooping Rose up but Sonya makes the save and low-bridges Dana! Mandy and Sonya eliminate Brooke and celebrate together before going over to attack Mickie James. James headscissors Rose to the apron and eliminates her with a kick! Deville eliminates Mickie!

It’s just Sonya, Asuka, and Sarah Logan, off the ropes, Asuka with a dropkick, corner hip attack into a Bulldog / Ace Crusher combo! Dumping Sonya over the ropes, Logan distracts her from the elimination but Deville falls anyway and Sonya eliminates Asuka but it’s not over! Carmella from behind, Sarah cuts her off with a lariat and gets under her, scoops her up, jockeying for position over the ropes...

Carmella wins, last eliminating Sarah Logan over the top rope with a superkick.

Carmella celebrates with the trophy and a man in the front row who I presume to be her father, former WWE enhancement talent Paul Van Dale.

Back to the pre-show panel, they talk about the main event and how historic it is and whatnot. Onto the second hour of the pre-show, the panel refreshes to now consist of David Otunga, Sam Roberts, and the Heartbreak Kid himself, Shawn Michaels, who is wearing a leather vest over a t-shirt, with a tie. The panel runs down the card again before launching in-depth discussion of Batista vs. Triple H.

Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder vs. the Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson) (c) (WWE Raw Tag Team Championship)

Hawkins and Dawson to start, collar and elbow and Scott tosses him aside. Back to the lockup, into the corner, and Dawson breaks with a patronizing pat to the face. Side headlock takeover, grinding Hawkins down, Curt gets to his feet and Dawson switches it up via a wristlock back to the side headlock. Shot off, schoolboy for two and Scott gives Ryder crap for partnering with Hawkins.

Zack tags in, collar and elbow, Dawson backs him into the corner and breaks dirty to isolate Ryder. Tag to Wilder, headbutts, but Zack rallies, missile dropkick, thinking Cactus Crossbody but Dawson pulls Dash away and Ryder crashes to the floor! Tag to Dawson, he goes and retrieves Zack and brings him in, leg drop, elbow drop, headbutt, tag to Dash and they hit a Demolition Decapitation for two!

Wilder tells Hawkins to stay in his corner and lose, top wristlock in on Ryder, he gets a sunset flip but Dash tags Dawson back in. Stomps to the hand, fish hook of the nose, punch to the face, stepover the arm and back to a top wristlock! Zack gets a straight suplex but Dash tags in and cuts him off, going back to the top wristlock. Hard whip to break, Scott tags back in, double team suplex but Ryder lands on his feet and turns it into a double neckbreaker!

The path is clear, crawling, reaching... and Dawson blasts Hawkins off the apron. Tag to Wilder, lighting Zack up with punches, huge lariat, Curt in the ring and referee John Cone distracted, allowing Ryder a long beat to kick out. Drop toehold sets up a running elbow drop, Scott with a thundering forearm to the back of Zack’s head and the tag to Wilder. Atomic drop puts Dash into Ryder but the pin is only good for two.

Snapmare, kick to the spine, Zack with a back suplex, back body drop to a legal Dawson, tag to Hawkins! Curt in hot, right hands, whip reversed, forearm, dropkick, dropkick, fired up! Swinging him around, backslide... SO CLOSE! Float over, O’Connor roll, again just two, blast Wilder off the apron, gamengiri when he comes back in! Scott with a mat slam, Hawkins gets a victory roll but can’t put him away!

Scott blasts him, double lariat, both men down and out and Zack is back up on the apron and gets the tag! Ryder lines him up... Rough Ryder countered but he gets it off the second! Back elbow to Wilder... SUPLEX TAKES BOTH MEN OVER THE ROPES AND TO THE FLOOR! Curt throws Zack back inside, tag made, cover... DASH PULLS HIM OUT OF THE RING! Tornado DDT takes Ryder out, spear takes Wilder out... SCOTT DAWSON HITS A VERTICAL DROP BRAINBUSTER ON THE FLOOR!

Back inside, small package... HAWKINS GOT HIM! THEY DID IT! THE STREAK IS BROKEN!

Curt Hawkins & Zack Ryder win by pinfall with a small package from Hawkins on Scott Dawson to win the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship.

Back to Charly and Pat with a guest, the host of American Ninja Warrior, before the panel is joined by Booker T to move on to talking about Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins.

Sixth Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal in Memory of Andre the Giant

Chaos to start with Michael Che and Colin Jost immediately leaving the ring and crawling underneath. Lince Dorado and one of the B-Team lads eliminated already, Tyler Breeze, EC3, Shelton Benjamin, Bo Dallas, Braun Strowman just cleaning house and he faces off with Luke Harper for a moment before the crush envelops them! Heath Slater gets dumped by Titus O’Neil but Mustafa Ali eliminates Titus in turn!

Ali in it with No Way Jose, big tornado DDT and he eliminates the conga man! Andrade “Cien” Almas trying to eliminate Mustafa but he lands safe and Braun gets thrown through the ropes next to him! Karl Anderson is eliminated, Kalisto lays chops in on Almas as Gran Metalik comes over. Twist of Fate from Matt Hardy gets Rhyno eliinated with a little help from Jeff! Poetry in Motion on Bobby Roode!

Bobby gets eliminated after, Jinder Mahal dumps Metalik to the floor with a press drop! Cien blocks Salida Del Sol and eliminates Kalisto with a monkey flip! Gable behind Almas with a string of German suplexes, but Andrade eliminates Chad in turn! Tucker Knight and Otis Dozovic calling for it... DOUBLE CATERPILLAR TAKES THE ASCENSION OUT!

Braun back in, he eliminates Luke Gallows and Heavy Machinery! Strowman also dumps Jinder Mahal as Harper tries to suplex Ali out... AND BRAUN BOOTS BOTH MEN TO ELIMINATION! Apollo Crews in it with Andrade, jockeying for position on the apron and fear of Strowman takes them both out! Braun has both Hardy Boyz on the apron, they’ve got the leverage, pulling, Che and Jost return to the ring and scamper over to help but Strowman kicks them off and eliminates the Hardyz!

Turning to the SNL lads, they beg off and Colin gets on the mic to say there are other solutions and not everything has to end in violence, at which point his therapist joins them. Braun throws the guy around and clubs him down to the mat before chokeslamming him as an example! He throws the guy at Jost and Che runs away. Braun cuts him off on the apron and smacks him down to eliminate him properly.

Colin ducks a boot and Braun gets hung up, Jost picks the leg and tries to shove the monster over but Strowman shoves him away! Scoop him up... AND HE THROWS COLIN JOST OVER THE ROPES AND INTO A PILE OF DUDES ON THE FLOOR!

Braun Strowman wins the Sixth Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal in Memory of Andre the Giant, last eliminating Colin Jost.

Back to the panel for more discussion, and we get a video package for our main event.

The main show opens with Yolanda Adams singing America the Beautiful and we get a military flyby.

The opening video package is built around the Shakespearean notion that the world is a stage and we in it, merely players.

Alexa Bliss makes her entrance to attend to her hosting duties.

She welcomes us to the show and says we don’t just need a host on a night like this, we need a goddess. She has all of us and the entire show in the palm of her hand, which means if she wants a WrestleMania moment all she has to do is snap her fingers. Don’t believe her? She snaps her fingers and noted racist Hulk Hogan makes his entrance.

He says it’s great to be back at WrestleMania, right here in the Silverdome. Or, y’know, the MetLife Center, and he says he sees 80,000 screaming Hulkamaniacs and asks what we’re gonna do when we get run wild on and whatnot. He and Bliss flex together and do the ear cup deal, and Paul Heyman comes power walking through them.

He says if his client isn’t on last, he’s not hanging around all night to wait, and they’re getting their business done and heading to Las Vegas where his client is appreciated. So let’s get this nonsense over with, they’re doing it right here, right now! (Van Halen is kicking ass in America?)

Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Seth Rollins (WWE Universal Championship)

Lesnar blindsides him before the bell and rams him with knees in the clinch on the floor! A big knee, clubbing blows, double leg into the apron, fireman’s carry... F-5! Throwing Seth from the apron to the barricade repeatedly, over the announce table, hammering away and throwing him back inside to finally start the match! Not content to wait for the bell, Brock throws Rollins to the floor!

Disassembling the table, Lesnar throws Seth through the announce table cover! We finally get a bell and Brock rushes in with a knee, shoulder thrusts in the corner, German suplex number one! Number two, Rollins desperately hanging on to the champion’s leg before he hits German suplex number three! Seth’s back a mess of red streaks and welts, he slips away from an F-5 and accidentally knocks the ref out and hits a low blow!

Seth lands a kick and pulls himself up the ropes... BLACKOUT BUT HE’S SLOW TO CAPITALIZE AND LESNAR ALMOST GETS BACK TO STANDING! Back up... another Blackout! Lining him up for the third, finally with the cover...

Seth Rollins wins by pinfall with Blackout to win the WWE Universal Championship.

Referee Chad Patton and his beard present Rollins with the Big Red Belt, which he takes up on the stage to windmill.

Great Gate of Kiev plays and Jerry “the King” Lawler joins the commentary desk.

AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton

Circling, Styles with a side headlock to take Orton down to one knee. Randy pushes him into the corner and referee Mike Chioda tries for a clean break only for the Viper to take a swing. Whip across, Orton goes for the RKO but AJ throws him off! Arm wringer to a wristlock, Randy to his feet, backs him into the corner and then takes him down for the Garvin stomp!

Off the ropes, Styles lands a dropkick and Orton goes to the floor, whereupon AJ hits the elbow plancha! Back on the apron, Randy blasts him off with a shoulder block and when they go back in, he locks him down with the reverse chinlock. Styles to his feet, Orton holds on through some body blows, keeping a vise grip on his head but AJ slips out and lands some punches to the head.

Styles Rush, the lariat completes, sliding forearm off the ropes! Stinger Splash, fireman’s carry... Ushigoroshi for two! Thinking Styles Clash, blocked, RKO denied, off the ropes... SNAP SCOOP POWERSLAM CAN’T PUT THE PHENOMENAL ONE AWAY! Kicks to the knees, trying to cut the Viper down, leg pick, Randy has him blocked and lands a punch to the face. Calf Killer denied and Orton lands a stomp to the chest as he gets away.

To the apron for the rope-hung DDT but AJ slips through and gets the Calf Killer locked on in the middle of the ring this time! Cranking back on it as Randy crawls with desperation and he gets the ropes! Pick the leg, Styles stomping the hamstring until an upkick knocks him back. Staggering around the ring, charging in back body drop to the apron, springboard but AJ sees the RKO coming and stops himself short!

Springboard 450 connects... NOT ENOUGH! Orton ducks the Phenomenal Forearm and hits the increasingly-rare back-to-back backbreaker! Headed up top, jockeying for position, Randy’s got him clutched... THAT BEAUTIFUL ORTON SUPERPLEX! Drawing him up, an uppercut sends AJ to the apron and this time the Viper hits the rope-hung DDT! Posing for the crowd, the Apex Predator goes to that special place... RKO COUNTERED INTO AN ENZUIGIRI!

Schoolboy pin for two... AJ STYLES KICKED OUT OF THE RKO! THE PHENOMENAL ONE IS STILL IN THE FIGHT! Randy drags him up top again, thinking avalanche RKO but Styles slips down and hits the Pele kick! Orton falls clean to the floor, AJ lines him up... PHENOMENAL FOREARM! Chioda counting, AJ throws Randy back inside and sets himself up on the apron... AND COUNTERS THE COUNTER RKO WITH A NECK SNAP OVER THE TOP ROPE! Springboard...

AJ Styles wins by pinfall with the Phenomenal Forearm.

Lacey Evans makes her entrance, wearing a much better outfit than she wore at the Hall of Fame last night, not that that’s exactly saying much... and makes her exit immediately thereafter.

Aleister Black & Ricochet vs. Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. the Bar (Cesaro & Sheamus) vs. the Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) (c) (WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship)

Jey and Black to start, trading holds, Uso with a side headlock, shot off, blind tag from Sheamus, Finlay Roll takes Aleister down and into a wristlock, armbar, shot off, Rusev blind tag! Black lays the Celtic Warrior out with a kick and gets blindsided by a lariat from the Bulgarian Brute! Tag to Nakamura, kick-assisted spinebuster, only two!

Whip to the corner, Jimmy with the blind tag, pop-up Samoan drop on Aleister! Superkick to Shinsuke, leg-feed roundhouse kick, whip to the corner, Nakamura blasts Jey off the apron and lands a kick on Jimmy. Ricochet tags in, springboard clothesline for two! Strike rush from Shinsuke, O’Connor roll denied and Cesaro tags in. Ricochet with a satellite headscissors but he runs into an uppercut after!

Cesaro clears Rusev from the apron and goes for the swing as Sheamus does the Beats of the Bodhran on the Bulgarian Lion and then the King of Strong Style in turn! Beats for Jey and Black as well, all while the Swiss Superman still swings! Cesaro steps through and turns the One and Only over, Sharpshooter in the middle of the ring! Jimmy gets tossed, tags made, Aleister on Rusev, Black running hot, lariats, elbows and kicks, sliding knee and kip-up!

Quebrada connects... NAKAMURA BREAKS IT UP! Rusev with a knee-assisted suplex, Shinsuke legal, sliding knee... RICOCHET BREAKS THE PIN UP WITH A RUNNING SHOOTING STAR PRESS! Scooping him up, Black gets away and makes the tag to the King of Flight, springboard crossbody... CAUGHT INTO THE BLACK HOLE SLAM FOR TWO! Rusev throws him into the corner and sets him up top, jockeying for position and Sheamus tags in.

The Bar get up top with Ricochet, the Usos get underneath, Nakamura and Rusev on the bottom...TOWER OF DOOM BUT RICOCHET ROLLS THROUGH AND ENDS UP ON HIS FEET! Black in with a knee, Ricochet perched up top... 630 SENTON BUT LITERALLY EVERYONE BREAKS IT UP! Jey Uso tags in... AND DIVES INTO SWISS DEATH! SUPERKICK FROM JIMMY FOR CESARO! Rusev with a roundhouse, Black Mass, Kinshasa, Codebreaker from Ricochet, Brogue Kick and this has been your “everybody do something cool” section of the match!

Sheamus catches one superkick, eats the other... SUPERKICK PARTY! Usos perched up top...

The Usos win by pinfall with stereo diving splashes on Sheamus to retain the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.

Our annual recap of the Hall of Fame inductions follows, with the obligatory parade of the inductees on the stage.

Shane McMahon vs. the Miz (Falls Count Anywhere Match)

McMahon bails immediately, Miz gives chase and Shane cuts him off with punches as soon as he gets inside. McMahon bailing again and he goes after Miz’s dad at ringside before making a break for it when the A-Lister gives chase! Over the barricade, Shane manages to cut him off and beat him up a bit before taking him back inside for right hands. Miz firing back, McMahon offers up a flurry but the A-Lister keeps punching!

Legsweep connects, right hands, a big elbow knocks Miz right down! Drawing him back up, jawing at his dad and putting him into the post and to the floor, Shane firmly in control as he follows after and mule kicks the A-Lister in the head. Clearing an announce table, he sets Miz on top of it, punching him into submission before hitting him in the head with a spare monitor!

McMahon heads up top for the elbow drop... MR. MIZ IS GETTING BETWEEN HIS SON AND SHANE! HE GETS IN THE RING AND PUTS HIS DUKES UP! HE’S GONNA FIGHT SHANE TO SAVE HIS BABY BOY! McMahon adjusts Miz’s dad’s positioning on his dukes being up before cold kneeing him in the gut and putting boots to him against the barricade! MIZ MAKES THE SAVE FOR HIS DAD, TAKING SHANE DOWN AND RAINING HEAVY FISTS DOWN!

Into the aisle, ramming McMahon into the barricade and over it into the crowd before going back to check on his dad! He calls for a medic and stays with him a moment before going to the ringside doctor and demanding they check on his dad. Back over to Shane, Miz launches himself over the barricade for punches on punches on the floor in the crowd! He rams Shane into giant support beam, stalking after him, full nelson but McMahon turns it around puts him into the beam!

Kidney punches, DDT on the stage... NOT ENOUGH! Miz kicks McMahon off the stage and into a guardrail, stalking after him as he kicks the injured knee! Chair in hand, he hammers Shane’s knee against the barricade! Stalkiing into the crowd, continuing to hammer him with the chair, across the back and to knot the hamstring on the bum knee up! Throwing McMahon across the international commentary desks, he upends one of them on Shane!

Smashing McMahon into one of the tables, putting boots to him... CHOKEBOMB THROUGH A TABLE FOR TWO! Tiny monitor in hand... MIZ CRACKS SHANE WITH IT AND HE GOES ASS OVER TEAKETTLE OVER A BARRICADE AND DOWN ABOUT SIX FEET DOWN! Cover made... STILL NO! Grabbing Shane by the nose, he punches him right in the dome and rams him against a stage! McMahon staggering away, the A-Lister rams him into some steps, lefts and rights as they ascend up to an area with some scaffolding and dropkicks him up onto a platform!

Full nelson applied... SKULL-CRUSHING FINALE ON THE SCAFFOLD IS ONLY GOOD FOR TWO! McMahon kicks at him, Miz goes down, Shane climb up a camera platform and shrugs Miz off, but the A-Lister gets right up after him. McMahon begs off, even getting on one knee, but Miz ain’t having it and rains punches down! Choking him over the railing, front chancery... STRAIGHT SUPLEX OFF THE SCAFFOLDING AND DOWN A GOOD FIFTEEN FEET TO CRASH THROUGH THE STAGE BELOW!

Both men are out but Shane ended up on top, so referee Charles Robinson counts...

Shane McMahon wins by pinfall and happenstance after Miz suplexed him off a scaffold.

Paige makes her entrance to join the commentary booth.

Boss and Hug Connection (Bayley & Sasha Banks) (c) vs. Divas of Doom (Beth Phoenix & Natalya) vs. Iconic Duo (Billie Kay & Peyton Royce) vs. Samoan Slaughterhouse (Nia Jax & Tamina) (WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship)

Bayley and Tamina to start, circling, collar and elbow and Snuka shoves her away. Back elbow knocks the Hugger down, Tamina clears the Divas of Doom from the apron, then blasts Sasha and the Iconics off but here comes Phoenix! Jax in to counter her, Natalya dumps Nia with Banks’ help and then heads out with Beth to throw Nia into the steel steps! Royce tags in, Bayley with a drop toehold, front chancery, tag to Sasha.

Double whip into the corner, snapmare, off the ropes for the double knees but Peyton turns it into a pin. Reverse roundhouse follows, tag to Kay, double arm wringer into stereo kicks and an iconic pose. Banks with a schoolboy, only two, Billie with a knee into a mat slam, tag to Royce. Circling, leg pick, rolling water wheel slam, only two! Banks with a backslide, Peyton kicks out, front kick, tag to the Hugger.

Double whip, assisted dropkick, tag to Phoenix and she takes the assisted dropkick as well. Sliding lariat, off the ropes and Kay with the blind tag and mounted punches to the Glamazon! Cover for two, tag to Peyton, smashing her face into Kay’s knee, only two! Iconics looking for a double suplex but Beth is the one that suplexes both of them! Drawing Kay up, bear hug, tag to Nattie... HART ATTACK, BABY!

Bayley makes the save, Banks legal at some point, tag to Phoenix, looking for a double-team and the Hugger makes the save. Whip into the corner, kick to Sasha’s midsection stack ‘em up but Bayley sets teh Boss up top and suplexes her into a tilt-a-whirl Bank Statement crossface on the Glamazon! Wrenching back, Beth reverses to the chickenwing, elevate, Banks turns it into a victory roll and Neidhart tags in!

Double leg, drop Banks to lariat Bayley, wheelbarrow slam puts Banks on her partner and she grabs both sets of legs for the double Sharpshooter! Tamina in, joined by Jax shortly thereafter, giving their attentions to Phoenix, double headbutt! Stereo Samoan drops! Jax and Snuka up on opposite corners but Beth cuts Nia off and sends her to the floor! Tamina rushes around and gets decked by the Divas of Doom, who both eat one Meteora from Sasha Banks immediately thereafter!

Back inside, Banks picks the legs and pulls Phoenix into place, Bayley with a diving elbow, Sasha with the frog splash... NOT ENOUGH! Champs double-teaming Beth some more, setting her up top, Natalya comes in... REVOLUTION POWERBOMB TAKES THE BOSS OUT! Phoenix gets herself together atop the turnbuckles, double chickenwing applied, blind tag from one of the Icons... AVALANCHE GLAM SLAM!

Kay steals it...

Iconic Duo win by pinfall with a lateral press from Billie Kay on Bayley to win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship.

Commentary recaps the pre-show and we see the pilots that ran the fly-by that opened the show in the front row.

Big E has a present for Kofi Kingston that he sets aside in the timekeeper’s area during entrances.

Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Kofi Kingston (WWE Championship)

Electric atmosphere, Kingston standing firm and beckoning Bryan in as they get to circling. Collar and elbow, Bryan with a side headlock, down to one knee. Takeover, Kofi reverses to a headscissors, stalemate. Back to the lockup, go behind, Dan reverses to a wristlock, Kingston reverses to a side headlock, takeover, headscissors reversal, Kofi flips out and Bryan tries to convert it to a backslide.

Kingston takes an honest try as well, monkey flip, land on his feet, deck Bryan with a dropkick, off the ropes... KOFI WITH THE TURNING TRUST FALL SENTON AS THE LOCKER ROOM CHEERS HIM ON BACKSTAGE! Dan outside with Erick Rowan for a breather, back inside, striking away, off the ropes, jockeying for position and Bryan catches him into the Romero Special grapevine! Rocking back, he applies the hold with full extension!

Kingston out, probing kicks, hammering away in the corner, uppercuts as Dan gets to his feet, whip across, backflip up and over, off the ropes, pop-up double stomp gets Kofi a two count! Bryan picks the leg and turns Kingston over,taking his back and grinding his face into the mat as referee Jason Ayers warns him off. Raining forearms to the back of the head, drawing Kofi up, he lands on his feet on a back suplex and hits the leaping lariat!

Fired up, off the ropes, Boom Drop! Baseball slide sends the champion to the floor, Kofi lines him up... DIVING SPLASH TO THE FLOOR BUT KINGSTON GOES FACE-FIRST INTO THE ANNOUNCE DESK WHEN BRYAN MOVES ASIDE! Tossing Kofi back inside, the American Dragon drops a knee to the back, sliding knees into the back put him against the ropes and Ayers warns Bryan to get hi off the ropes, so he gourdbusters him right on top of them!

Straight kicks to the ribs while Kofi hangs, Dan heads up top over referee Jason Ayers’ protests... DIVING KNEE ACROSS THE BACK FOR TWO! Stalking after the New Day man, Bryan grabs a waistlock and suffocates him on the mat. Kingston to his feet, Dan takes him right back down, into a cover for a moment but Kofi pushes out of it. Waistlock takedown, again in to the pin and again not much out of it, just trying to wear Kingston down.

Kofi to his feet, back elbows to the temple, Bryan staggering, backed into the corner and Kingston hammers him over and over, leaving the champion slumped in the corner while he catches his breath. Back over, drop toehold, running corner dropkicks, Kingston goes for the stomp again but Dan picks his leg into the torture crab! Wrenching back, shift to a normal Boston Crab as Kofi crawls and gets the ropes to force the break!

Bryan backs him into the corner, chest kicks, climbing up top but Kingston knocks him down! Back over, getting under him, again the elbow knocks him down! A third try, yet more elbows, and this time Dan is down for good! Kofi perches... SHADOWS OVER HELL! NO GOOD! Slugging it out punch for punch in the middle of the ring, increasing speed and intensity, wild body blows, Kingston catches one, Trouble in Paradise attempt, caught, converted into the crab, converted into a small package, reversed... KOFI KICKS OUT!

Looking for SOS, back elbow out of the corner, double jump crossbody... Bryan reverses to a pin of his own for two, pick the arm, omoplata applied but Kingston rolls through and kicks him in the head to block! Kofi charges in but Dan gets the boots up and double stomps him into the mat! On one knee in the corner, “Yes!” fingers mockingly, squaring Kingston up, waiting for him to rise... KOFI COUNTERS TO A FOLDING PRESS FOR TWO!

SOS BUT DAN REVERSES TO THE LEBELL LOCK IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RING! HE CAN’T QUITE GET FULL EXTENSION BUT KINGSTON HAS NOWHERE TO GO! HAMMER BLOWS TO THE RIBS AND HE GETS THE FULL WRENCH AS KOFI ROTATES TO GET A FOOT ON THE ROPES... HE’S GOT IT! On his knees and smiling as Kingston slowly draws himself up and Big E barks encouragement, Bryan rises to his height and lays the chest kicks in!

Kofi continues to rise, roaring in pain, inexorably, not willing to let his dream die! He calls for more and starts trading kick for kick! Bryan with a solebutt, Kofi gets the leg caught up, inverted suplex... NOPE! Bryan rolls to the floor, Kofi follows and Rowan stands in the way, leading New Day to try and fail to make the save. TROUBLE IN PARADISE ROCKS THE BIG MAN... MIDNIGHT HOUR ON THE FLOOR!

The American Dragon off the ropes, forearm cuts the dive off and Kofi’s got him where he wants him! Waiting for him to rise... HE DUCKS TROUBLE IN PARADISE AND HITS THE KNEE BUT ELEVEN YEARS OF HARD WORK MEANS KOFI KINGSTON WILL! NOT! STAY! DOWN! Bryan rises up and steps over Kofi’s prone body, grabbing one wrist and then the other... HERE COME THE ROH HEAD STOMPS!

HAMMERING HIS FACE, RAINING THE STOMPS DOWN OVER AND OVER, REAPPLYING THE OMOPLATA ON HIS WAY TO THE LEBELL LOCK! Kofi fading, flagging but not failing as his teammates cheer him on... Ayers lifts the hand... HE’S STILL FIGHTING! Bryan with crossface strikes, Kofi pries his hands off, his leg, turning him around, a harid right but Dan won’t let go of the omoplata!

Kingston still hammering forearms, Bryan unable to protect himself but unwilling to let his wrist go! Kofi goes with it... AND NOW IT’S THE AMERICAN DRAGON THAT’S GONNA GET HIS [REDACTED] HEAD KICKED IN! Kingston lets him go and lies in wait... TROUBLE IN PARADISE! HE DID IT! KOFI KINGSTON IS YOUR NEW WWE CHAMPION! AFTER ELEVEN YEARS, IN HIS FIRST ONE-ON-ONE TITLE SHOT!

Kofi Kingston wins by pinfall with Trouble in Paradise to win the WWE Championship.


Commentary recaps the preshow, including the Sixth Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal in Memory of Andre the Giant, and we go backstage for some kind of skit with the SNL guys, Kevin Nash, and Scott Hall that I miss because I’m still too busy crying.

Booker T joins the booth for the next match.

Rey Mysterio vs. Samoa Joe (c) (WWE United States Championship)

Joe right in with a boot, headbutts, scoop Mysterio up on his shoulders but he reverses to a tornado DDT! To the apron, springboard Frankensteiner sets him up, off the ropes... 619! Headed up top, la casadora countered into the Coquina Clutch in the middle of the ring! Rey has nowhere to go referee Mike Chioda does the hand test...

Samoa Joe wins by referee stoppage with the Coquina Clutch to retain the WWE Championship.

Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns

Reigns with big right hands, backing McIntyre into the corner. Whip across, Drew has the back body drop scouted but eats a Samoan drop when he comes off the ropes. Two count, Roman with the mounted punches in the corner, McIntyre throws him away but he comes right back with a stiff right hand. Whip reversed, boot up on the charge, Reigns off the ropes and he gets caught in a spinning spinebuster for two!

Hard chop, right hand, scoop but the Big Dog floats out on the apron and kicks him in the face to set up the guillotine leg drop! Drew crashes to the floor, back in the ring, he lands the big headbutt and lays Reigns out. Posing for the crowd, McIntyre closes and rams Roman into the corner for a huge belly-to-belly suplex that gets two! Kneeling armbar, Reigns fights to his feet, right hands for knees, whip across and Roman passes him to the floor!

Lariat drops Drew hard to the floor, the Big Dog follows after him... NOBODY HOME ON THE DRIVE-BY! Drew with a suplex on the floor, back inside, boot up but McIntyre catches it, both legs in hand for the inverted Alabama Slam... NOPE! Mounted punches in the middle of the ring, then setting him up top and climbing to join him but Roman knocks him down with a right... SPIDER BELLY-TO-BELLY SUPLEX!

Jawing and underhooks in the middle of the ring, Reigns slips out, right hands, headbutt, Drew pastes him with a slap and Roman fills with resolve before dropping him with a lariat! Off the ropes, big boot, to the floor... DRIVE-BY! Back inside, kick Drew into the barricade, Samoan drop on the floor! Back in, going for thee Superman Punch, dodged but he gets him on the rebound!

Reigns howls...

Roman Reigns wins by pinfall with the spear.

Spent and overcome with emotion, Roman crosses himself and takes a moment in the corner before celebrating his win on the turnbuckles.

We get a house ad for Money in the Bank and a Snickers ad featuring Rusev and Lana.

Elias is in the ring to sing us a song.

Er, which is to say, he’s on the tron to play us the drums...? And then he’s at the piano.

NOW he’s in the ring to sing us a song.

He does his usual intro stuff and asks if we’ve ever seen a more handsome band in our lives, at which point we see that piano Elias and drums Elias are on the tron and he’s going to play with them. Elias plays with himself and then tells himselves to take a bow and says he’s gonna take it from here. He does more of his usual intro and plays a few bars of Seven Nation Army to get the chant going.

For his first song he wrote something especially for WrestleMania that will be the anthem for years to come, and he’s interrupted by a SPECIAL BULLETIN on the tron. It’s an old-timey baseball newsreel about Babe Ruth taking the plate and calling his shot.


He gets in the ring and gets on the mic, asking for the beat to be killed. He starts rapping about turning heel and mocking Elias’ spiel, telling him the whole damn thing sucks and questioning the idea that WWE stands for “walk with Elias”, suggesting instead it stands for “wasted wrestling experiment.” He calls him a little piece of Shih-Tzu and we get an edited photo to go with it.

He cops my “playing with himself” joke and says Elias looks like his nuts before saying no AA, but he’ll get the F-U! Elias rushes in, Cena drops him with a right hand, Five Knuckle Shuffle... F-U!

The Dr. of Thuganomics leaves the building.

The Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels joins the commentary desk for this one.

Batista vs. Triple H (No Holds Barred Match)

Triple H getting in his face, Batista rushes him in, shoulder thrusts in the corner, right hands to fight back but Dave drops him with a clubbing blow! Whip reversed, back elbow sends Batista to the floor, he throws Hunter over the announce table when he comes to join him! Triple dives off the table, repeated punches but the Animal slings him over the timekeeper’s barricade! HHH THROWS A DAMN TOOLBOX AT BATISTA’S HEAD! Triple follows it up with a chain, whipping the Animal’s back! Choking him with the chain, wrenching back, splitting his mouth open before kicking him back down! Whip hard into the steel steps, he goes for plunder and gets a pair of channel-lock pliers... HE WRAPS THE JAWS AROUND BATISTA’S FINGERS AND WRENCHES THEM BACK AND DOWN TO THE STEEL STEPS BEFORE STOMPING THE HAND!

Back in the ring, needlenose pliers in hand, a chair atop Batista’s body, he grabs the nosering... AND RIPS IT OUT OF DAVE’S FLESH! Batista stumbles around ringside as Hunter wraps a chain around his hand, dive off the apron... BATISTA SPINEBUSTERS HIM INTO THE ANNOUNCE TABLE! BACK SUPLEX INTO THE SPANISH TABLE! He whips HHH into the barricade and again back suplexes him into the Spanish announce table!

Back inside, cover for two, punches in the corner, short-whip into a corner lariat, but again just a nearfall. Triple gets his single-knee facebreaker, trying to get some separation, kick to the gut, underhooks, Batista counters with an Air Raid Crash for two! Back outside, he lifts the steel steps and hammers Hunter in the face with them! Breathing hard, Dave leaves the steps on the Spanish table and clears the English announce table.

Lawn Darting HHH onto the steps, the Animal climbs up after him, thumbs up, thumbs down... back body drop onto the table to counter the Batista Bomb! Crotch chop... TRIPLE H SPEARS BATISTA THROUGH THE GERMAN ANNOUNCE TABLE! Both men crawling, spent, trying to get back in the ring but Dave pulls Hunter down off the apron and clubs at him before crawling back inside.

HHH looking for plunder under the ring and he comes up with a pair of sledgehammers, leaving one where he finds it! Back inside... BATISTA HITS THE SPEAR BUT CAN’T PUT HUNTER AWAY! Dave’s got the hammer, Triple gets it back, fighting in the corner, Batista with the spinebuster! Drawing him up... BATISTA BOMB! HUNTER KICKS OUT! Headed back outside, Dave gets the bottom step and slides it into the ring.

Up in the turnbuckles, trading punches, HHH underneath... HE POWERBOMBS BATISTA INTO THE STEPS! PEDIGREE! THE ANIMAL KICKS OUT! Both men down and out, slow to recover, Hunter charges in with the sledgehammer but Dave blocks and DDTs him into the steel steps! THE NATURE BOY IS HERE! RIC FLAIR GAVE THE OTHER SLEDGEHAMMER TO TRIPLE H! LEAPING HAMMER SHOT OFF THE STEPS!


Triple H wins by pinfall with the Pedigree.

Backstage, Alexa Bliss has the B-Team model Daniel Bryan’s unsellable “retaining champion” shirts, which brings Ron Simmons over to “DAMN!” them.

John “Bradshaw” Layfield joins commentary for the next match.

Baron Corbin vs. Kurt Angle

Angle with a right hand, backing him off, Corbin with a rake to the eyes, out and back in, elbow to break the waistlock and right hands. Throwing Kurt into the ropes, another right hand, smashing his face into the turnbuckles, knee lift, overhead elbow to the broken freakin’ neck, choking Angle over the top rope and following it up with a dive off the second but nobody’s home!

German suplex from Angle, the second, the third, Angle Slam blocked and Baron hits a boot for separation, clutching the back of his neck. Ankle lock follows, in the middle of the ring, Corbin kicks through it, off the ropes, Deep Six... NOPE! Sidestep the charge, Angle Slam connects this time... STILL NO! THE STRAPS ARE DOWN AND THE ANKLE LOCK BACK ON! Wrenching it in as the Lone Wolf crawls, Kurt pulls him back to the middle of the ring but Corbin throws him into the turnbuckles to break!

Hobbling, “You can’t see me!” mockingly, Angle cracks him with a right hand! German suplex, holding the waistlock, a second, a third probably, I stopped looking for a second, it’s late, give me a break. Kurt up top, oh no... NOBODY HOME ON THE MOONSAULT! Short-arm...

Baron Corbin wins by pinfall with End of Days.

Angle gets on the mic and says he wants to hear the two words that epitomized his career one last time, and his music plays as the crowd obliges with the “You suck!” singalong.

Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Finn Balor (WWE Intercontinental Championship)

Balor in with a spinning wheel kick, an axe kick, shotgun dropkick! Lariat, toss Lashley to the floor, off the ropes... TOPE CON GIRO! Chokeslam drops the Demon, big vertical suplex, another one, to the floor, putting Balor into the barricade! He fights back, Bob with a spear through the ropes! Back inside, another spear... NOT ENOUGH TO PUT THE DEMON AWAY!

Drawing Finn up, powerbomb lift, Finn out with overhead elbows, kicks in a powerbomb clutch of his own... HE POWERBOMBED LASHLEY! Up top...

Finn Balor wins by pinfall with the Coup de Grace to win the WWE Intercontinental Championship.

Alexa Bliss announces attendance and ushers Carmella and R-Truth in for a pre-main dance break.

Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (SD) vs. Ronda Rousey (RAW) (WWE Raw Women’s Championship / WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)

Right in, Lynch looking for Dis-Arm-Her but Rousey backs her into the corner for a flurry of punches and kicks her to the floor. In with a roundhouse and a front kick that sends Flair to the floor, Ronda heads out and hits a modified Piper’s Pit into the barricade on Becky before hitting a normal one on Charlotte! Lynch slips out of a second and puts Ronda into the post!

Flair hits an exploder suplex into the barricade on Rousey and rolls back inside to pose and taunt! Becky joins her, trading forearms in the middle of the ring, the Queen with a kick to the bum knee, takedown into a Dis-Arm-Her of her own but the Man rolls out! Right hand, leg pick, thinking figure four leglock but Flair kicks her away! Forearm off the ropes, Ronda back in, step-up kick, judo throw, looking for the armbar but Lynch blocks and Charlotte breaks it up with kicks!

Double-team lift... THEY GO TO POWERBOMB ROUSEY TO THE FLOOR BUT SHE TURNS IT INTO A SUBMISSION IN THE ROPES UNTIL BECKY GETS AWAY AND DROPKICKS HER TO THE FLOOR! Flair with an STO backbreaker in the corner, big boot, only two! Charlotte putting boots to her, up top for the moonsault... CATCH DIS-ARM-HER TO COUNTER! Ronda back in, breaking it up, knees and into the armbar but Lynch rolls around to stop her getting full extension and the Queen breaks it up with a knee!

Double Natural Selection, cover on Lynch comes up empty as does one on Rousey! Throwing the Man out of the ring she stalks over to Ronda, throwing chops, backing Ronda into the ropes to tell her she chops like a bitch! Chop to the throat gets a flying elbow and Rousey has the triangle choke! Flair deadlifts out of it and turns it into a Boston Crab! Becky breaks it up, inverted DDT / DDT combination... NOT ENOUGH!

Fired up, drawing the Queen up for forearms, rolling solebutt, headbutt, off the ropes and Charlotte cuts her off with an uppercut! Whip reversed, Flair Flip, boot from the apron, jockeying for position in the corner... LYNCH HITS AN EXPLODER SUPERPLEX BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH! Rousey up top, diving crossbody, double pin... NOT HAPPENING! Snapmare, judo throw, looking for a double armbar, she falls back but her opponents have the leverage and pick her up... DOUBLE COUNTER POWERBOMB!

Up for another... AND DOWN FOR ANOTHER! UP! AND DOWN FOR THE THIRD AND LAST TIME! Flair shoves Becky aside with the cover... SO VERY CLOSE BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH! Lynch with a kick from the apron, inside, Nodowa Otoshi for two?! The Man with a snap suplex into Dis-Arm-Her in the middle of the ring! Ronda tries to roll out but Becky stays with her every inch of the way!

No DQ so Ronda is forced to step up and slam Lynch into the turnbuckles to break! Jumping high on the charge, Becky grabs Dis-Arm-Her IN THE TURNBUCKLES until Charlotte returns to cut her off with a boot! Right hands, climbing to join her, Flair gets her into position... SPANISH FLY CAN’T KEEP THE MAN DOWN! Exploder suplex, looking for Dis-Arm-Her but the Queen slings her into the turnbuckles to block!

Becky drawing herself up on the apron, Flair blasts her off to the floor with a boot and turns back to Ronda, kicking and stomping away at her bruised and bloodied calf! Pulling her against the posts, wrapping her leg around it... RINGPOST FIGURE FOUR! Back inside, Charlotte picks the leg, spinning toehold, countered to a small package... NO GOOD! Second try, figure four leglock applied, bridging up into the Figure Eight... BECKY LYNCH BREAKS IT UP WITH A DIVING LEG DROP!

Lynch heads under the ring for plunder and comes out with a table! Sliding it in the ring, she sets it up and Flair cuts her off from behind, smashing her face into the table before setting her atop it! Charlotte climbs the turnbuckle gingerly, hobbling, and Becky rushes in. Ronda with the cutoff, Flair falls to the floor and Rousey says tables are for bitches?

Anyway, judo throw, fireman’s carry, Lynch slips out, looking for the takedown, Flair back in... DOUBLE SPEAR ONLY GETS TWO! The Queen leans the table in the corner and throws Rousey into it, smashing her face into it repeatedly! Lynch from behind, no armbar, Flair off the ropes, spear... NOPE! Charlotte to her feet, stumbling into the corner, charging in... SHE GETS HIP TOSSED THROUGH THE TABLE BY BOTH HER OPPONENTS!

Lynch and Rousey squaring up, circling and just unloading hell on each other with punches! Off the ropes, Ronda with a huge knee strike, roll-through, fireman’s carry but her bad leg gives her trouble getting to her feet, Piper’s Pit reversed... A CRUCIFIX PIN! IT’S OVER?! IT’S OVER!

Becky Lynch wins by pinfall reversing Piper’s Pit into a crucifix pin to win the WWE Raw Women’s Championship and WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship!

The Man holds both titles high as Ronda storms off.

That’s the show, folks.

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