WrestleMania 38 Results – Night Two
April 3, 2022
Arlington, Texas (AT&T Stadium)
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
“Then. Now. Forever.” The WWE video leads us into the show.
Jesse James Decker is introduced to the crowd inside AT&T Stadium. She sings a beautiful version of “America the Beautiful” accompanied by a really soulful pianist.
Mark Wahlberg narrates another video to pump up WrestleMania Sunday. Highlights are shown from WrestleMania Saturday and the main matches for tonight are featured.
We go back into AT&T Stadium, and Jimmy Smith welcomes us to the show.
An ominous guitar chord hits and the late, great Lemmy Kilmister growls, “It’s time to play The Game!” The recently retired Paul “Triple H” Levesque makes his entrance to kick off WrestleMania Sunday. Triple H embraces his three daughters at ringside and goes over to hug Gable Steveson. Triple H gets on the apron and mists the water into the air before posing on the turnbuckles. Triple H really takes his time and soaks in the reaction.
Triple H stands in the center of the ring, and the crowd chants, “Thank you, Hunter!” He looks extremely moved by the reaction and backs up to listen some more. A “Triple H” chant starts up. Triple H says, “I just wanted to come out here to say thank you… and to show you my love in the best way I know how: WELCOME TO WRESTLEMANIA!”
A huge fireworks display goes off! When we see the ring again, Triple H’s boots are left in the ring with a microphone in front of it. Triple H is seen embracing his daughters once again before walking to the back.
Gable Steveson is once again introduced to the crowd.
Raw Tag Team Championship – Triple Threat Match
RK-Bro (Randy Orton and Riddle) (c’s) vs. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) vs. Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis)
It’ll be Chad Gable, Montez Ford, and Riddle starting the match. Gable shushes everyone, so Ford punches him, and Riddle boots him. Ford and Riddle quickly go at it with Ford hitting a clothesline. Gable runs in and hits Ford with a bridging German Suplex, but Riddle breaks it up with a Broton. Randy Orton runs in, but Otis clears the ring of everyone. All six men are now in the ring brawling. Dawkins stomps Orton down in the corner, and Ford kicks Gable to the corner. The rest brawl to ringside. Ford then gets a head of steam and leaps OVER the ring post and wipes out his competitors at ringside! Ford actually lands on his feet! Gable follows up with a moonsault off the top rope to the floor!
Gable gets Riddle in the ring, but Riddle punches back. Otis blind tags in, and Alpha Academy hits a German Suplex/clothesline combo. Gable poses in the ring. Otis stomps Riddle before clubbing him down. Dawkins pulls himself up to the apron, but Ford, the legal man for his team, is still down at ringside. Otis takes Riddle down again and hits a big splash. Otis saunters around and hits a scoop slam. Otis applies a neck vice, but Riddle fights up. Otis knees him in the midsection and punches him in the face. Gable tags back in, and he hits Riddle with a northern lights suplex for a two-count. Master Gable applies a leglock. Riddle uses his free leg to kick Gable in the face to get out. Gable quickly hits a dragon screw to take Riddle back down. Ford reemerges and connects with a dropkick on Gable. Gable quickly fights back and hits Ford with a monkey flip that has him rotate so much he lands on his feet. Dawkins tags in and hits Gable with a shoulder tackle. Dawkins hits Riddle and Gable with exploders. Dawkins hits Riddle with a Silencer, but Otis breaks it up with a big splash!
Otis shoulders Riddle in the corner and charges, but he hits the ring post shoulder first when Riddle moves. Gable immediately tags in and applies an ankle lock to Riddle. Riddle gets out with an enzuigiri. Dawkins grabs Riddle, but Riddle lifts him and hits the Bro 2 Sleep! Orton and Ford tag in! Orton gets a huge pop and hits Ford with two clotheslines followed by a snap powerslam. Ford rolls to the apron, so Orton grabs his head. Ford slides off the apron and pulls Orton out of the ring. Orton bounces Ford off the commentary table and hits a back suplex onto it! Gable runs up and meets the same fate on the table!
In the ring, RK-Bro has The Street Profits on the apron. RK-Bro hits stereo hanging DDTs, and the crowd is going wild! RK-Bro starts to stalk The Street Profits, but Alpha Academy pulls them out of the ring. They send RK-Bro into the barricade. Otis crushes Dawkins with a back elbow. Otis gets Ford in the electric chair position, and Gable comes off the top rope with a bulldog for a near fall! The Street Profits fight back and send Otis into the ring post. They then hit Gable with a powerbomb/top rope diving blockbuster combo for a near fall!
The crowd chants, “This is awesome!” Dawkins drops Riddle on the apron. Riddle kicks Otis and goes for a springboard, but Dawkins knocks him to the floor onto Otis. Orton goes for an RKO, but he’s taken down. Dawkins then hits Otis with a somersault senton! Wow! Ford is on the top rope, but he’s surprised by Riddle hitting a springboard RKO off the top rope! Gable springboards off the top rope, but Orton hits him with an RKO out of nowhere for the win!
Winners by Pinfall and still Raw Tag Team Champions: RK-Bro
RK-Bro celebrates with the Raw Tag Team Championship. Orton’s eyebrow is busted open. The Street Profits get in the ring with red solo cups. They give some cups to RK-Bro and pour some liquid into them. They then call Gable Steveson into the ring. Steveson gets in the ring and goes to toast RK-Bro and The Street Profits, but Chad Gable runs up and smacks the cup out of Steveson’s hand!
A furious Steveson pulls his shirt off and is fired up. The two tag teams get out of the ring. Gable grabs a microphone, but Steveson rips it out of his hand. Gable takes it right back. Gable says Steveson has a lot to learn, so he’ll give him a free lesson. When you’re in his presence, do one thing: SHUSH! Steveson grabs Gable in a bearhug and holds him up before hitting an overhead belly-to-belly suplex! Steveson stands tall in the ring.
Video Package: Highlights from WrestleMania Saturday
Replays are shown from this past Monday on Raw of Bobby Lashley returning to knock Omos off his feet for the first time.
Omos vs. Bobby Lashley
Lashley circles Omos and goes for a kick, but Omos blocks it and forearms him down. Omos hits another forearm smash, but Lashley ducks a kick. Lashley goes for a suplex, but Omos fights out. Omos grabs his head with two hands, but Lashley powers out of the grip. Omos knees Lashley in the midsection and hits a clubbing clothesline. Lashley immediately gets to his feet and slaps Omos in the face. Omos big boots him down and throw him to the corner before clubbing him there. Omos hits a running elbow, and Lashley is down. Omos charges, but Lashley was supposed to move and they botch it. They repeat the spot. Lashley clubs Omos and goes for the Hurt Lock. Lashley nearly locks his fingers, but Omos powers out. Omos hits the ropes and clotheslines him down. Omos gets Lashley to his feet and powers him over the top rope to the floor.
Omos goes over the top rope to go to the floor, but Lashley leaps to the apron and attacks him. Lashley comes off the top rope, but Omos catches him and puts him on his shoulders. Omos then easily ragdolls the enormous Lashley. Omos waits for him to get up and charges, but Lashley elbows him. Lashley charges, but Omos applies a bearhug. Lashley fights it, but Omos drives him into the corner. Lashley’s skull accidentally ricochets off the top of the ring post. That was awful.
Somehow, Lashley is ok to continue. Lashley fights back at Omos and applies a front facelock. Omos gets out of a suplex, but Lashley kicks him and tries again. Lashley then hits Omos with a vertical suplex! Lashley is fired up and spears him in the back. Lashley waits for Omos to get up and spears him once again for the victory!
Winner by Pinfall: Bobby Lashley
Video Package: Sami Zayn vs. Johnny Knoxville
Anything Goes Match
Sami Zayn vs. Johnny Knoxville
The bell rings, and Zayn immediately floors Knoxville with a Helluva Kick! Zayn knocks Knoxville out of the ring and sends Knoxville into the barricade in front of the Jackass Forever crew. Zayn taunts them and turns into a blast from a fire extinguisher from Knoxville. Knoxville grabs a garbage can with a crutch from under the ring, as well as a stop sign. Zayn attacks Knoxville and gets him in the ring. Zayn grabs a cookie sheet and blows on it before bending it over Knoxville’s spine. Zayn takes the crutch and hobbles around the ring before bending that over Knoxville’s back. Zayn then grabs the garbage can and drives it into Knoxville for a two-count.
Zayn goes under the ring and puts a bowling bag into the ring, as well as a table. Zayn all of a sudden gets shocked, and he doesn’t know from where. Zayn then lifts the apron and sees a table with mouse traps glued to it. Zayn has trouble getting it out from under the ring, but eventually succeeds and sets it up at ringside. Zayn gets in the ring, and Knoxville plays cymbals with Zayn’s head by sandwiching it with two garbage can lids. Knoxville takes it to Zayn and leans the regular table in the corner. Zayn then hits Knoxville with an exploder suplex through the table. Zayn goes for a Helluva Kick, but Knoxville blows a loud blowhorn into his face!
Chris “Party Boy” Pontius gets in the ring and dances around before ripping his clothes off. Pontius is wearing nothing but a thong and rubs himself all over Zayn. Zayn is disgusted and attacks Pontius before throwing him out of the ring. Knoxville goes after Zayn, but Zayn stops him. Zayn goes outside and kicks Pontius under the ring. Zayn goes under, but Wee Man attacks him! The crowd goes wild for Wee Man. Wee Man gets Zayn in the ring and hits him with a scoop slam! What?! Knoxville hits Zayn with a tornado DDT for a near fall.
Wee Man goes under the ring and pulls out a contraption that is designed to boot someone in the groin. Knoxville sets Zayn up, but Zayn fights out. Zayn then crushes Wee Man with a Helluva Kick. Zayn knocks Wee Man out of the ring. Zayn attacks Knoxville and sets him up. Zayn goes to the top rope, but Knoxville pulls a controller out and sets pyro off on the turnbuckle! Zayn gets crotched up there and falls to the canvas. Knoxville grabs the bowling ball and hits a 7-10 split in between Zayn’s legs! Knoxville then pulls Zayn over to the contraption and has it kick him in the groin.
Knoxville grabs a taser and scares Zayn out of the ring. Zayn stumbles around ringside and a giant hand wipes him out from out of nowhere, a classic Jackass prank. Zayn stumbles into the ring and avoids the taser before slamming Knoxville down! Zayn goes to the top rope, but Knoxville grabs his crotch with salad tongs and flips him off the top rope through the mousetrap table at ringside! Unreal!
The entire crew of Jackass Forever pulls out a giant mousetrap from under the ring. They put Zayn onto it. Knoxville pulls the wire, but it doesn’t go. Knoxville manually removes the pin, and Zayn is trapped in the mousetrap. Knoxville pins Zayn for the victory.
Winner by Pinfall: Johnny Knoxville
Footage is shown of Drew McIntyre defeating Happy Corbin last night at WrestleMania Saturday.
We see a shot of WWE Champion Brock Lesnar’s locker room. He’ll face WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns in tonight’s main event.
The ring announcer states that the Women’s Fatal 4-Way will only have two women legal at a time and tags can occur between any team.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship – Fatal 4-Way
Naomi and Sasha Banks vs. Liv Morgan and Rhea Ripley vs. Shayna Baszler and Natalya vs. Queen Zelina and Carmella (c’s)
The two women in a Fatal 4-Way starting the match will be Rhea Ripley and Queen Zelina, but Zelina immediately tags in the masked Carmella. Carmella dances around and tags in Sasha Banks. Banks and Ripley go face-to-face and do a test of strength. Ripley powers her down. Banks gets out and goes for a Bank Statement. Ripley powers out and goes for the Riptide, but Banks counters into a Backstabber attempt. Ripley doesn’t go down. Liv Morgan tags in, as does Naomi. Queen Zelina and Carmella pull Ripley down, and Baszler and Natalya pull Naomi down. Morgan and Banks hit stereo suicide dives to save their respective teammates.
Banks and Morgan are in the ring and start trading pins. Morgan hits a springboard double knee to the face. Natalya blind tags in as Morgan hits Banks with Ob-Liv-ion. Natalya attacks Morgan and Baszler tags in. Baszler knees Morgan in the face. Baszler stands on the leg and stomps Morgan’s ankle. Morgan grabs her ankle in pain. Baszler applies a leglock, but Morgan fights up and hits a step-up enzuigiri. Carmella blinds tags in on Baszler. Baszler takes Morgan down and argues with Carmella. Carmella attacks Ripley in the corner. Carmella bounces Morgan in the corner and tags Zelina in. Zelina taunts the crowd before hitting Code Red. Ripley breaks it up and puts Zelina on the top rope. Natalya runs in and clotehslines Carmella. Naomi hits Natalya with Rear View, and Baszler kicks Naomi down. Banks hits Baszler with a Backstabber. Carmella knocks Banks out and hits Ripley with a top rope hurricanrana.
Naomi tags in off Zelina. Zelina hits Ripley with a moonsault block off the apron to the floor. Banks and Naomi double-team Morgan and go to opposite top turnbuckles. Baszler and Zelina cut Naomi off, and Carmella and Natalya attack Banks. Ripley and Morgan then come up to each and we have stereo Towers of Doom spots.
Morgan crawls over to Naomi and soon tags Ripley. They double-team Naomi, and Ripley hits a Riptide. Banks breaks up the pin. Natalya and Baszler tag in off Ripley and double-team Naomi. Morgan breaks up the pin. Natalya and Baszler slam Naomi and go for a Hart Attack. Carmella blind tags in and cuts it off. Naomi comes back with a roll-up, but Carmella kicks out. Zelina knees Naomi in the face, and Carmella slams Naomi for a near fall. Carmella screams in frustration, and Corey Graves looks desperate on commentary. Naomi kicks Carmella in the head and Banks tags in. Banks hits a Frog Splash on Carmella and covers, but Carmella kicks out. Banks applies a Bank Statement, but Zelina pulls Carmella out of the ring. Banks wipes Zelina out with a Meteora off the apron to the floor.
Naomi tags in and kicks Carmella in the face. Banks tags back in, and they crush Carmella with a wheelbarrow facebuster to the knees combo for the win.
Winners by Pinfall and new WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: Naomi and Sasha Banks
Replays are shown of The Mysterios vs. The Miz and Logan Paul from WrestleMania Saturday.
Micah Parsons and Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys are shown at ringside.
Video Package: Edge vs. AJ Styles
Edge makes his entrance by sitting on a mountain of fire and coming down from it to walk the ramp.
AJ Styles vs. Edge
The bell rings, and Styles immediately charges Edge. Edge quickly puts himself through the ropes to keep him back. They lock up, and Styles powers Edge to the corner. Styles goes for a big right hand, but Edge ducks it and struts away. Edge seems to like that he’s got Styles all fired up and swinging wildly. Styles hits a quick kick to the hamstring. They lock up, and Edge applies a side headlock. Edge is whipped off, so he shoulder blocks Styles. Styles hits a nice dropkick. Edge quickly takes Styles down and goes for an elbow drop, but Styles moves. Styles kicks him in the leg and grabs him, but Edge grabs the ropes.
The crowd is buzzing. They lock up again, and Styles hooks a side headlock. Edge whips him off, but Styles rolls under a clothesline. Styles avoids a big boot and gets out of a backslide. Styles goes for a Styles Clash, but Edge gets out. Edge charges for a Spear, but Styles moves. We’re at a stalemate here. Edge kicks Styles in the midsection and whips him, but Styles slides out of the ring. Edge chases him out, so Styles gets in the ring. Styles attacks Edge and gets on the apron. Edge avoids two kicks, so Styles hits him with a sliding knee that sends Edge into the steel ring steps. Styles slings Edge’s skull into the ring steps and puts him in the ring. Styles goes for a springboard 450 splash, but Edge gets the knees up! Styles screams in pain.
Edge attacks Styles and drives his knee into the injured ribs a few times. Edge taunts the crowd and elicits loud boos from them. Edge kicks Styles in the ribs, and Styles writhes in pain on the mat. Edge whips Styles sternum-first into the ring post. Edge covers, but Styles gets a hand on the bottom rope. Edge pulls the hand off and covers again for a one-count. Edge continues to go after the ribs and applies an abdominal stretch. Styles gets out with a hip toss and hits a dragon screw. Edge comes back with a shot to the ribs and hits a shoulder breaker. Edge’s knee is hurt on the way down. The commentators mention that Edge separated Styles’ shoulder in the 2020 Royal Rumble. Edge goes over to Styles and continues to attack him. Styles throws a desperation right hand and connects with it flush. Styles appears to pop his shoulder back into place. Styles gets up and charges, but Edge slides Styles face-first into the middle turnbuckle! Wow!
Edge grabs Styles and goes for a suplex, but Styles blocks it. Styles hits a snap suplex into the turnbuckles, dumping Edge on his head! Styles drags Edge toward the center of the ring and punches away at him. Styles takes his time to recover and gets Edge to his feet. Edge stuns him with an arm breaker. Edge applies a surfboard stretch, pulling on the injured shoulder. Styles fights out with kicks and goes for a Pele Kick, but Edge avoids it. Edge attacks, but Styles gets out and goes for a Styles Clash. Edge fights out and applies an STF. Styles fights out and gets a foot on the bottom rope. Styles gets on the apron. Edge goes to Spear him off, but Styles moves and kicks him in the face. Styles then hits a slingshot DDT for a near fall.
Styles painfully pulls himself up to the top rope, but Edge cuts him off. Styles fights out and goes for a sunset flip powerbomb, but Edge holds on. Styles kicks Edge in the injured knee and hits a torture rack powerbomb for a near fall. Styles puts Edge on his shoulders, but Edge elbows out and hits an Impaler DDT for a near fall. Edge grabs Styles, but Styles takes him down with a German Suplex. Both men are down. Styles has a cut on his cheek.
They get to their knees and trade big right hands. Styles peppers Edge with some head-butts followed by a strike combo. Styles stuns Edge with a Pele Kick before taking him down for a Calf Crusher. Edge counters and rolls him over for an armbar attempt. Styles fights it, so Edge applies a big crossface. Edge pulls back hard, but Styles gets out. Edge hits an Edge-O-Matic for a two-count. Both men are down again, and the crowd gives them a nice hand. Styles boots Edge back and goes to the top rope. Edge pulls him off, bounces him off the top rope, and hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall. Styles crawls to the apron to recover. Edge goes to the apron and meets him there. Edge gets Styles on the top rope, but Styles slides off and kicks Edge to the other apron. Styles hooks Edge’s head and hits a modified superplex onto the apron!
Both men get into the ring at the count of nine. Styles goes to the apron and crushes Edge’s lower back with a springboard 450 splash. Styles covers, but Edge somehow kicks out. Styles goes to the apron and sizes Edge up. Styles springboards off the top rope, but Edge moves. Styles leapfrogs a Spear and connects with a devastating Styles Clash. Styles rolls him over for the pin, but Edge just barely gets his shoulder off the mat before the three-count. Styles goes back to the apron, but he’s distracted when he sees Damian Priest ominously standing there. Styles goes for a Phenomenal Forearm, but Edge connects with a Spear out of midair for the victory.
Winner by Pinfall: Edge
Damian Priest gets in the ring, and Edge looks worried. Priest then kneels down before Edge, and Edge evilly laughs. Edge and Damian Priest pose together.
WrestleMania Backlash is coming on May 8.
Tonight’s attendance for WrestleMania Sunday is 78,453. Fireworks go off to celebrate.
Michael Cole is joined by Byron Saxton. Pat McAfee is preparing to face Austin Theory later tonight.
Tag Team Match
Sheamus and Ridge Holland w/ Butch vs. The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)
The New Day are wearing tights as Big E does. Big E had his neck broken in a botched suplex on the floor by Ridge Holland.
Sheamus, Holland, and Butch attack The New Day as they make their entrance. Order is restored, but Sheamus soon gets the advantage with a Brogue Kick. Holland hits Woods with Northen Grit for the victory.
Winners by Pinfall: Sheamus and Ridge Holland
Immediately after the match, Butch starts wailing on Woods with punches. Sheamus and Holland pull him off, but Butch still grabs a handful of Woods’ beard.
Replays are shown of the return of Cody Rhodes to defeat Seth “Freakin” Rollins last night at WrestleMania Saturday.
WWE pays tribute to the WWE Hall of Fame: Class of 2022. The lights go out, and “The Undertaker” Mark Calaway comes out for one final bow before the WrestleMania crowd. For much of the history of this event, Undertaker and WrestleMania were synonymous. The crowd gives Calaway a great ovation, and his music plays before walking to the back, but not before looking over his shoulder one last time and raising his arm.
Jefferson White from the show “Yellowstone” is shown at ringside.
Video Package: Pat McAfee vs. Austin Theory
The Chairman of WWE and the creator of WrestleMania, Vince McMahon, makes his entrance. The 76-year-old McMahon makes the long walk down the ramp doing his trademark strut. McMahon gets in the ring, and the WrestleMania crowd gives him a thunderous ovation. McMahon wants to introduce a future WWE Universal Champion, Austin Theory! Theory makes his entrance and takes some selfies. Theory shakes hands with McMahon and takes a selfie with the WWE Chairman.
Pat McAfee makes his entrance to The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” along with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders.
Austin Theory w/ Vince McMahon vs. Pat McAfee
The bell rings, and McAfee ducks a clothesline. McAfee punches Theory and floors him with a right hand. Theory puts himself between the ropes and hits a throat thrust on McAfee. Theory pummels McAfee with strikes. Theory whips him to the corner, but McAfee slingshots over him and hits a spinning back elbow. McAfee hits Theory with a hurricanrana for a near fall. Theory connects with a backbreaker and punches away at him. McMahon happily nods his head in approval. Theory slams McAfee down, and the crowd is singing Seven Nation Army. Theory connects with a snap suplex and tells the crowd to shut up. Theory hits a suplex on the SmackDown commentator and NFL great. Theory gets McAfee to his feet and goes for a suplex, but McAfee blocks it. McAfee connects with a vertical suplex.
Theory gets up on the apron, and McAfee hits a shoulder tackle that sends Theory into the commentary table. McMahon does not look pleased. McAfee kicks Theory and gets on commentary. McAfee says he’s beating the hell out of a douchebag. McAfee pours a cup of water on Theory’s head and bounces him off the commentary table. McAfee gets Theory into the ring and gets in. McMahon is not happy. Theory goes to the apron and heads to the top rope. The crowd thunders and sings Seven Nation Army to McAfee. McAfee stands on the top rope and goes for a Swanton Bomb, but Theory moves. McMahon smiles. Theory hits a spinning back suplex for a near fall. Theory stomps McAfee and tells McMahon that he’s going to the top rope. The crowd loudly boos him. McAfee cuts Theory off and climbs. McAfee stands on the top rope, but Theory fights him. McAfee backflips off the top rope and lands on his feet! Theory then leaps up to the top rope and hits a superplex! McAfee rolls over, but only gets a two-count! Michael Cole was seen in the background on his feet.
McAfee gets fired up as Theory comes to. Theory avoids a punt kick and dropkicks him in the knee. Theory viciously forearms McAfee in the face. Theory grabs McAfee’s face, so McAfee slaps him. Theory is frustrated and punches away at him. Theory goes for the ATL, but McAfee counters into a roll-up for the win! McMahon is disgusted!
Winner by Pinfall: Pat McAfee
Vince McMahon walks over to Austin Theory and talks to him before angrily staring at Pat McAfee, who is celebrating on the turnbuckle.
McAfee taunts McMahon and challenges him! McMahon looks game and starts to remove his jacket before putting it back on to loud boos. McMahon then removes his jacket and tie. McMahon looks wild. McMahon ripes off his shirt and is wearing his classic black t-shirt. The 76-year-old McMahon is still jacked! A referee is in the ring!!
McMahon gets in McAfee’s face. Theory attacks McAfee from behind. McMahon has the referee start the match.
Vince McMahon w/ Austin Theory vs. Pat McAfee
McMahon clotheslines McAfee down and bounces him in the corner. McMahon hits another clothesline and taunts the crowd. They chant, “You still got it!” McMahon grabs McAfee’s face, talks some trash, and bounces him in the corner. McMahon taunts the crowd. McAfee angrily gets to his face, and McMahon looks worried. McAfee shouts at McMahon. Theory sweeps the feet and yanks McAfee crotch-first into the ring post! McMahon walks over and peppers McAfee with little kicks.
Theory hands McMahon a football. McMahon pretends he’s going to punt it, which is what McAfee made a career doing in the NFL. McMahon then kicks the football into McAfee’s ribs and covers him for the victory!
Winner by Pinfall: Vince McMahon
McMahon and Theory celebrate like fools in the ring. McAfee is gasping for breath at ringside. All of a sudden…
“STONE COLD” STEVE AUSTIN’S MUSIC HITS! Austin walks down to the ring to thunderous applause. Austin stares at McMahon and Theory in the ring.
Theory goes after Austin, but Austin blocks him and punches away at him! Austin then connects with a Stone Cold Stunner on Theory!
McMahon looks nervous and tries to talk sense to his long-time archrival. The crowd is going ballistic. Austin has some beers thrown at him, and he hands one to McMahon. They toast in the ring… and Austin kicks McMahon in the midsection. McMahon stumbles into the ropes and takes just about the ugliest Stone Cold Stunner you’ve ever seen, but the crowd loves it! It was so bad that Austin had to laugh it off.
Austin boots McMahon out of the ring. Austin has McAfee come into the ring and toasts him. McAfee and Austin pose on the turnbuckles and drink some beer. Austin toasts him one more time… and hits McAfee with a Stone Cold Stunner! Austin celebrates on the turnbuckles one final time at WrestleMania in his home state.
WrestleMania 39 will take place over two nights on April 1 and April 2, 2023.
Video Package: Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns
WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring with The Bloodline. After a long, elaborate entrance with lots of fireworks, Reigns grabs a microphone. Reigns says, “WrestleMania… acknowledge me!” SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos head to the back.
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar makes his way to the ring to a huge reception.
The ring announcer calls this “The Biggest WrestleMania Match of All-Time.” It’s a Winner Take All Championship Unification Match. Paul Heyman takes the microphone. Heyman says, “Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Paul Heyman. Introducing first, the GOAT that slays a Beast. The reigning, defending, undisputed Universal Heavyweight Champion of the World, Roman Reigns!”
The ring announcer gets the microphone back, but Lesnar takes it away. Lesnar will do his own ring announcement. Lesnar says, “The cowboy country ass-kicker that’s going to kick your ass tonight. The reigning, defending WWE Heavyweight Champion of the World, Brock Lesnar!” The crowd is going insane. The referee holds the two titles up. That’s what it’s all about.
Winner Take All
WWE Championship and WWE Universal Championship
WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns w/ Paul Heyman vs. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar
The bell rings, and Lesnar removes his gloves with an evil smile. Lesnar goes after Reigns and punches him before powering him to the corner. Reigns responds with some right hands, but Lesnar lifts him and drives him into the corner for some shoulder thrusts. Lesnar lifts Reigns and slams him into the opposite corner. Lesnar hits a trio of overhead belly-to-belly suplexes. The crowd is chanting. Lesnar scares Heyman with a primal scream. Lesnar then clotheslines Reigns out of the ring.
Lesnar stalks Heyman. Heyman shouts that he loves Lesnar and begs for him to take him back. Heyman claims it was all Reigns’ idea. Reigns then comes out of nowhere and spears Lesnar through the barricade!
The referee starts to count Lesnar out, but Lesnar makes it in at the count of nine. Reigns charges and hits a spear on Lesnar, but Lesnar kicks out at two. Reigns sets up for a Superman Punch and connects. Reigns taunts the crowd and drops Lesnar with another Superman Punch. Reigns shouts that he is the greatest of all time. Lesnar is laughing and gets to his feet. Reigns goes for a third Superman Punch, but Lesnar avoids it and hits a German Suplex. Lesnar hits two more German Suplexes. Lesnar is holding his ribs in pain from the two spears. Lesnar hits a fourth German Suplex and gets to his feet before doing his strut. Lesnar connects with his fifth German Suplex of the match and is fired up. Lesnar scoops Lesnar up for an F5, but Reigns slides off and hits a third Superman Punch.
Reigns poses in the corner, and Paul Heyman shouts encouragement toward him. Reigns is fired up and goes for a Spear, but Lesnar counters with an F5! Lesnar covers, but Reigns kicks out at two-and-a-half! Lesnar is furious and stands over the Tribal Chief. The crowd is buzzing. Lesnar lifts Reigns, but Reigns rakes the eyes. Reigns shoves him to the corner, and Lesnar nearly hits the referee. Reigns then shoulders Lesnar into the referee. The referee goes down hard. Reigns low blows Lesnar! Heyman hands the Universal Title to Reigns, and Reigns hits Lesnar in the face with it like he did at this year’s Royal Rumble. Reigns covers, but Lesnar just barely kicks out!
Reigns says that no one will ever be able to follow him. He’s the best. Reigns looks down at Lesnar and warns him not to get up. Reigns hits the ropes and spears him from behind, but Lesnar grabs the bottom rope to break up the pin. Reigns cannot believe he has not put Lesnar away. Reigns goes for a spear, but Lesnar counters into a Kimura Lock! Lesnar rips at the arm. Reigns screams in pain, but he just barely gets his free hand on the bottom rope to break it up. Lesnar holds the submission on for five more seconds.
Paul Heyman shouts encouragement to Reigns. Reigns says his shoulder is out. Lesnar lifts Reigns up for an F5, but Reigns slides off and crushes Lesnar with a spear for the victory!
Winner by Pinfall and new WWE Undisputed Universal Champion: Roman Reigns
Reigns seemingly pops his shoulder back in and holds up the WWE Championship and the WWE Universal Championship. Reigns has a lot of trouble lifting his left arm up. Replays show that Heyman pushed the bottom rope toward Reigns’ hand to get him out of the Kimura Lock. Lesnar looks disappointed in the ring. Reigns poses on the ramp with Paul Heyman while fireworks go off as the show comes to an end.
Quick Match Results
— RK-Bro (Randy Orton and Riddle) def. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) and Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis) to retain the Raw Tag Team Championship
— Bobby Lashley def. Omos
— Johnny Knoxville def. Sami Zayn in an Anything Goes Match
— Naomi and Sasha Banks def. Liv Morgan and Rhea Ripley, Shayna Baszler and Natalya, and Queen Zelina and Carmella to win the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship
— Edge def. AJ Styles
— Sheamus and Ridge Holland def. The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)
— Pat McAfee def. Austin Theory
— Vince McMahon def. Pat McAfee
— Roman Reigns def. Brock Lesnar to become the WWE Undisputed Universal Champion in a Winner Take All Match for the WWE Championship and WWE Universal Championship
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