– The WWE WrestleMania 35 Kickoff pre-show opens live from MetLife Stadium. Jonathan Coachman welcomes us. Coach is joined by JBL, Paige and Sam Roberts. Paige predicts Becky Lynch to win tonight’s main event. JBL is looking forward to seeing the Farewell Match of WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, and will be an announcer for the match. Paige will help call the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles match. The panel goes over tonight’s card now. We go to Charly Caruso and Pat McAfee elsewhere in the stadium, hyping up tonight’s show. The panel discusses Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns next. We come back from a break and WrestleMania 35 host Alexa Bliss is backstage, promising a good show for the WWE Universe tonight. Coach sends us backstage to Kayla with Big E and Xavier Woods of The New Day. They both get fired up and cut promos on how Kofi Kingston is bringing home the WWE Title tonight. We go back to the panel and Coach and Sam are joined by Christian and WWE Hall of Famer Edge. They discuss tonight’s WWE Title match. Coach sends us to the ring for the first match.
WWE Cruiserweight Title Match: Tony Nese vs. Buddy Murphy
We go to Aiden English, Nigel McGuinness and Vic Joseph at ringside. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy is out first as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. Tony Nese is out next.
The bell rings and Murphy immediately tries for a big knee. Nese brawls back and unloads. Nese gets fired up and drops Murphy, yelling that this is his WrestleMania. They go to the floor and Nese rocks Murphy, dropping him. Nese brings it back into the ring and goes to the top. Murphy runs up but gets sent back to the mat. Murphy runs back up to the top and ends up dropping Nese gut-first over the top turnbuckle. We go to a break with Murphy in control.
Back from the break and Murphy has turned it around. Nese ends up suplexing Murphy into the turnbuckles to get the upperhand. Nese with more offense and a big moonsault in the corner for a 2 count. More back and forth and big counters in the corner. Murphy with a powerbomb and superkick combo for a close 2 count. Nese also kicks out of Murphy’s Law. Murphy with knees and a Brainbuster attempt but it’s blocked. Nese spikes Murphy into the mat and they both go down as the referee counts.
Murphy gets up first and they fire strikes at each other. Murphy unloads but Nese comes right back with knees and kicks. Murphy with kicks to the head. Nese with a big forearm. Murphy runs into an elbow and then nails a big clothesline. Nese with another counter and a spike into the mat, holding it for a close 2 count. Nese can’t believe it and shows some frustration. Murphy goes to the floor to regroup and Nese launches himself over the top, taking Murphy down.
Nese brings it back into the ring and hits the 450 from the top but Murphy kicks out at 2. More back and forth now. Nese kicks out of Murphy’s Law and Murphy can’t believe it. Nese with a big counter and a German into the turnbuckles. Nese with more offense and the running knees finisher to get the pin and the title.
Winner and New WWE Cruiserweight Champion: Tony Nese
– After the match, Nese takes the title and raises it as his music hits. We go to replays. We come back to Nese celebrating the big win.
– Coach sends us to Charly Caruso with Pat McAfee. They’re with Sal and Q from Impractical Jokers. They talk about looking forward to tonight’s show as they are big WWE fans. WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler joins the panel as they discuss The Miz vs. Shane McMahon. We go back to the ring.
2nd Annual WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal
We go to Renee Young, Vic Joseph and Percy Watson at ringside. Lilian Garcia is the special ring announcer. The women’s division starts filling the ring up. Naomi gets her own entrance, followed by Asuka. The bell rings and Nikki Cross goes insane, which has everyone attack her. Kairi Sane is in the match. Maria Kanellis gets eliminated first.
Candice LeRae works on Cross. Asuka eliminates Cross and Candice with Hip Attacks on the apron. Ember Moon is in the match making her return. She goes at it with Naomi now. Moon with The Eclipse on Lana. Moon tries to dump Naomi but she fights back in. Dana Brooke tries to assist. Ember eliminates Naomi.
Mandy Rose works on Moon now. Lana ends up eliminating Moon. Lana goes wild but fans boo her. Sane works on Lana now. Lana kicks her back. Liv Morgan and Sane trade shots. Sane goes to the top but Sarah Logan knocks her off to the apron. Logan stalks Lana. Ruby Riott, Liv and Logan team up on Lana now. Lana gets eliminated. Sane goes to the top and hits her big elbow on Logan. Liv comes from behind and tries to dump Sane. Sane sends her to the apron. Ruby assists and Sane gets eliminated by The Riott Squad.
Carmella and Logan go at it now. Zelina Vega takes Logan down with a kick. Vega and Ruby trade shots. The Riott Squad teams up on Vega, then Asuka. Ruby tosses Asuka but she hangs on. Dana also brawls with The Riott Squad and gets some offense in on all three members. Dana eliminates Ruby. Dana also tosses out Liv for a pop. Vega ends up going at it with Brooke and hitting the double knees in the corner. Rose and Sonya Deville eliminate Vega, then Brooke. Fans boo them as they celebrate.
Rose and Deville double team Mickie James in the corner now. Mickie eliminates Rose. Sonya eliminates Mickie. It’s down to Sonya, Asuka and Logan now. They all go at it now. Asuka takes both opponents down at once. Asuka fights off Logan with kicks. Deville gets eliminated, by Asuka it looks like. Logan tosses out Asuka and it looks like she won but Carmella comes back in the ring and was never eliminated. Carmella comes from behind but Logan drops her. Carmella and Logan take turns trying to dump each other now. Carmella finally eliminates Logan with a superkick from the apron.
– After the match, Carmella celebrates the big win as the music hits. We go to replays as Carmella receives her trophy.
– The second hour of the WrestleMania 35 Kickoff opens with Coach welcoming us. He’s joined by David Otunga, Sam Roberts and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels. They talk about tonight’s card and then the Triple H vs. Batista match.
RAW Tag Team Titles Match: Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder vs. The Revival
We go back to the ring and Michael Cole is on commentary with Corey Graves and Renee Young. Out first come RAW Tag Team Champions The Revival, Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder. The challengers are out next, Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins.
Hawkins starts off with Dawson. Dawson with some trash talking. The stalling continues but they lock up and go to the mat with Dawson in control. Dash comes in for offense on Hawkins. Dawson keeps control of Ryder next. Dash comes back in with a big drop on Ryder for a close 2 count. Dash talks trash to Hawkins on the apron now. Dash blocks a Ryder comeback and in comes Dawson with more double teaming. Dawson keeps Ryder grounded in the middle of the ring.
Ryder finally gets an opening with a suplex but Dash turns it right back around. Ryder gets double teamed again but he finally takes them both down with a double neckbreaker. Fans rally as Ryder looks for the tag but Dawson stops it to boos. The Revival unloads on Ryder in the corner with rights and lefts now. The Revival continues to control and double team Ryder, bringing a frustrated Hawkins back in. The referee warns The Revival, then warns Hawkins as he approaches on the apron. Wilder tags in and Dawson slams him on top of Ryder for another 2 count.
Hawkins finally gets a hot tag as the crowd pops. Hawkins with offense on both opponents. He yells out to the crowd for a big pop. Hawkins backslides Dawson for a close 2 count. Hawkins drops Wilder off the apron and goes back to work on Dawson, dropping him with an overhead kick. Dawson fights back with a close 2 count of his own. Ryder is down off the apron. Hawkins and Dawson collide in the middle of the ring and both go down.
Ryder recovers and tags in. Dawson counters the Ruff Ryder. Ryder with the big shot off the second rope. Ryder and Dash both tumble over the top rope to the floor. Ryder landed hard on his neck. Hawkins rolls Ryder back in for the tag. Hawkins tags Dawson but Dash pulls Hawkins to the floor just in time. Dash with a tornado DDT to Ryder on the floor. Hawkins levels Dash on the floor. Dawson takes out Hawkins and hits a big Brainbuster on the floor. Everyone is down now as the referee counts. Dawson and Hawkins break the count as fans chant for Hawkins. Dawson isn’t impressed with the chant. Dawson mocks Hawkins and tells the referee to make sure he’s awake.
Hawkins was just suckering Dawson in as he rolls him up for the pin and the title.
Winners and New RAW Tag Team Champions: Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins
– After the match, Ryder and Hawkins go wild with the titles as we get replays.
– Coach sends us to Charly and McAfee. They’re with American Ninja Warrior commentator Akbar Gbaja-Biamila. He talks about being excited for tonight’s show.
6th Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal
We go to the ring with Tom Phillips, Aiden English and Byron Saxton. The ring is full of Superstars as SNL’s Michael Che and Colin Jost make their way out. The Hardy Boys, Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy, are out next. We go back to the panel to discuss the Battle Royal as The Hardys make their entrances. The ring is now full of Superstars waiting to get started. Braun Strowman makes his way out next to a pop.
Luke Harper stares Strowman down as he enters the ring. Che and Jost retreat and hide under the ring to start. Lince Dorado and Curtis Axel get tossed to start. Bodies start flying by Braun as Lince Dorado, Curtis Axel, Tyler Breeze, Shelton Benjamin and Bo Dallas are eliminated. Titus O’Neil eliminates Heath Slater. Apollo and Bobby Roode work on Apollo Crews. Titus works on Ali. Titus gets eliminated. Ali works on No Way Jose now. Jose gets eliminated. Heavy Machinery with a big double team on Braun. Braun ends up knocked to the floor but he goes through the ropes. Karl Anderson goes to the top but Titus eliminates him. The Hardys eliminate Rhyno. Roode and Matt go at it in the corner. Jeff with the double team on Roode. Roode gets eliminated. Gran Metalik gets eliminated. Andrade eliminates Kalisto.
Chad Gable with German suplexes on Andrade now. Andrade eliminates Gable. Tucker and Otis double team Konnor and Viktor with a double Caterpillar. Braun runs back in and eliminates two Superstars, then Tucker and Otis. Braun also eliminates Harper and another Superstar in mid-move. Andrade ends up eliminating himself. Jost and Che come from under the ring and tr to eliminate Braun from behind while others are also trying to eliminate him. Braun eliminates Matt and Jeff. Braun stares Che and Jost down now.
Jost says not everything has to end in violence and there are other solutions. Jost says he brought his therapist and wants them to work through this anger. The therapist enters the ring and starts talking to Braun. Braun destroys the guy while warning Jost about what is to come to him. Jost orders Che to attack Braun but he looks terrified also. Braun grabs Che as he tries to climb over the top. Che is eliminated. Jost tries to eliminate Braun and he comes close to it. Braun hangs on and fights back into the ring with a boot. Braun scoops Jost and tosses him over the top rope, onto another group of Superstars on the outside. Braun gets the win.
Winner: Braun Strowman
– After the match, Strowman stands tall as his music hits. Strowman goes to ringside to pose with the Andre trophy as we go back to the panel.
– We go back to the panel for more discussion on tonight’s top matches and that’s it for the Kickoff.
– The WWE WrestleMania 35 pay-per-view opens live from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey with more than 80,000 fans in attendance. Greg Hamilton introduces Yolanda Adams on the stage. She sings “America The Beautiful” with a group of singers. We get a fly-over of helicopters over the stadium as fireworks go off. We cut to an opening video package for the biggest show of the year.
– We return to MetLife Stadium after the video as more pyro goes off. Michael Cole welcomes us to a sold out stadium for the greatest live event in entertainment – WrestleMania.
– We go to the ring and Mike Rome introduces WrestleMania 35 host Alexa Bliss. Cole is on commentary with Renee Young and Corey Graves. Cole welcomes us again.
Bliss speaks from the stage and welcomes everyone to WrestleMania. Bliss says you don’t need just a host on a night like this, you need a goddess. Bliss says she has everyone and the whole 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? Bliss snaps her fingers and the music hits. Out comes WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan to a big pop.
The Hulkster says it’s great to be back here at WrestleMania and great to be back in The Silverdome, a reference to his WrestleMania botch from a few years back. Hogan uses the correct name and says he’s looking out at 80,000 screaming Hulkamaniacs. Hogan goes on and asks what we’re going to do when Hogan, Bliss and WrestleMania runs wild on us? Hogan and Bliss do his signature python poses as the music starts back up.
WWE Universal Title Match: Seth Rollins vs. Brock Lesnar
Hogan and Bliss are doing their poses when Paul Heyman suddenly comes marching out from the back, making the long walk from the stage to the ring. Heyman his client is not on last tonight, then he’s not hanging around here all night to wait. They aren’t happy about Lesnar not being in the main event it appears. Heyman says they’re getting their business done, then taking a jet to Las Vegas where his client is ultimately appreciated. Heyman says let’s get this nonsense over with because we’re doing it right here, right now. Fans pop as Heyman begins the introduction for WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar, screaming the whole thing. The music hits and out comes Lesnar to a pop. Out next comes Seth Rollins.
Rollins hits the apron to enter the ring but Lesnar immediately attacks him. Lesnar goes to work and drops Rollins with a huge F5 on the outside of the ring. Lesnar sends Rollins into the LED board and the barrier at ringside. The bell still has not hit. Lesnar tosses Rollins over the German announce table and stares the referee down. Rollins goes over another announce table. They come back in the ring as Heyman yells for the bell to be rang. The referee checks on Rollins. Lesnar throws Rollins right back to the floor and keeps the attack going. Lesnar laughs after destroying Rollins some more.
They return to the ring and the bell rings. Lesnar goes right to work and delivers the first German suplex. Lesnar talks trash to the camera and tosses another German. Rollins ends up hitting Lesnar with a low blow after Lesnar almost runs into the referee and he ends up on the outside. Rollins hits The Stomp for a big pop. Rollins delivers a third Stomp and covers for the pin to win the title.
Winner and New WWE Universal Champion: Seth Rollins
– After the match, Heyman looks on shocked. Rollins also can’t believe it as he takes the title and the crowd pops. We go to replays as Rollins’ music hits. Pyro goes off around the stadium as Rollins raises the title on the stage.
AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton
We go to ringside with Tom Phillips and Corey Graves as WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler is introduced as the special guest commentator for this match. AJ Styles is out first, followed by Randy Orton. We see the Spanish and German announce teams at ringside.
Orton goes for an RKO early on but can’t hit it. They go back and forth with moves to start. Orton with a rake to the eye and a dropkick. Orton works Styles around now. They end up colliding and going down on the floor but Orton kicks AJ when they bring it back in. Orton blasts AJ off the apron into the barrier again. Orton with more offense on AJ on the outside, taking his time. Orton keeps AJ grounded in the middle of the ring now.
AJ fights to his feet and connects with strikes. AJ clotheslines Orton and flies in with a forearm. Orton leaps at Orton in the corner and dazes him. AJ drops the back of the neck over his knee and covers for a 2 count in the middle of the ring.
Orton blocks the Styles Clash. AJ blocks a RKO. Orton catches AJ with a powerslam but can’t put him away. Styles looks to go for the knee but Orton rocks him into the corner. Orton blocks the Calf Crusher and stomps AJ in the chest. Orton takes AJ to the apron for the second rope draping DDT but AJ counters and goes for the Calf Crusher. AJ locks it in and tightens the hold. Orton gets to the bottom rope and breaks the hold. AJ stomps on Orton’s leg and keeps him down. AJ charges but Orton sends him to the apron. AJ looks to springboard in but he puts the brakes on as Orton was going for the RKO reversal. AJ ends up flying with the springboard 450 but Orton kicks out. AJ goes back to the apron for the Phenomenal Forearm but Orton moves. Orton comes back with a backbreaker. Orton expresses frustration now.
Orton takes AJ to the top and works him over. AJ fights Orton off. Orton with headbutts to rock AJ. Orton climbs back up for the superplex and he hits it. Orton slowly climbs over but AJ kicks out at 2. Orton with a big uppercut to send AJ to the apron. Fans pop as Orton looks to go for the second rope draping DDT. He nails it this time. Orton with a pin attempt and some trash talking to the crowd. AJ blocks the RKO and hits a big enziguri. Orton stumbles around. AJ with a roll up for a 2 count. Orton comes right back with the RKO but AJ kicks out just in time before the 3 count. Orton takes his time while AJ is still down.
Orton climbs up to the top and eventually positions AJ for a super RKO from up high. AJ slides down and knocks Orton to the mat wit a big pele kick to the back of the neck. Orton clutches his ankle while down on the outside. AJ suddenly jumps up and springboards from the ring to the floor, dropping Orton on the floor with a Phenomenal Forearm. The crowd pops and the referee counts. AJ brings Orton back into the ring. AJ springboards up and Orton goes for the RKO but it’s blocked. AJ hits the Phenomenal Forearm for the pin to win.
Winner: AJ Styles
– After the match, AJ recovers and stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. AJ stands tall and raises his arms in the air as Orton recovers.
– Back from a break and out comes Lacey Evans. She struts around the stage as Hamilton introduces her as a “sweet, sexy Southern belle.” Evans stops and looks back at the crowd before heading to the back.
Fatal 4 Way for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles: Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura vs. The Bar vs. Ricochet and Aleister Black vs. The Usos
We go to the ring and Byron Saxton is back out with Tom and Graves. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos, Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso, are out first. Out next comes The Bar, Sheamus and Cesaro. Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura with Lana are out next. Ricochet is out next to a big pop. He runs to the ring as fans pop. Aleister Black is out next to join Ricochet.
The bell rings and Jey starts off with Black. Sheamus gets involved from the apron and Jey gets dumped to the floor. Sheamus and Black go at it now. Sheamus with a rolling senton. Black drops Sheamus with a boot as Rusev tags in, flooring Black with a big shot. Rusev and Nakamura double team Black now. Nakamura with a 2 count on Black. Jimmy is legal now. He takes out Nakamura to the floor and then hits a big Samoan Drop on Black. Nakamura runs back in but Jimmy unloads on him. Nakamura rocks Jey on the apron and then Jimmy in the ring. Ricochet tags, flies in and covers Nakamura for a 2 count. Cesaro tags in to go at it with Ricochet now.
Ricochet counters Cesaro and launches him with a scissors. Cesaro manages to drop Rusev off the apron and then drop Ricochet. Rusev comes back but Sheamus delivers the forearms to the chest to him as Cesaro does the Cesaro Swing on Ricochet. Sheamus delivers forearms to Nakamura next, then Jey, all on the apron. Sheamus with more forearm chest shots to Black on the apron now. Cesaro is still doing the swing to Ricochet. Fans pop for the big sequence by The Bar. Cesaro with a Sharpshooter to Ricochet in the middle of the ring.
Ricochet tries to break the hold but Cesaro pulls it back. The Usos end up down on the floor with Sheamus. Black tags in as does Rusev and they go at it. Black unloads and delivers a knee to the face. Black with a moonsault from the middle rope but Rusev kicks out at 2 as Nakamura makes the save also. Rusev and Nakamura double team Black now. Rusev with a suplex and Nakamura with a knee to the face for a close 2 count on Black as Ricochet breaks it with a Shooting Star Press. Rusev tags back in and stalks Black as Lana cheers him on.
Rusev keeps control of Ricochet now, planting him in the mat for a close 2 count. It comes down to The Bar trying to double team Ricochet int he corner. The Usos get involved to make it a five-man move. Rusev and Nakamura also join in. They hit it, everyone landing hard, but Ricochet is the only one who doesn’t get dropped. Black drops Nakamura. Ricochet goes to the top and hits the big 630 on Sheamus. He covers for the pin but everyone jumps at once to break it up.
Jey tags himself in and flies off the top at Sheamus but Cesaro meets him in mid-air with a big uppercut. Jimmy levels Cesaro. Rusev decks him. Black Mass to Rusev. Everyone gets their finishers in now as chaos takes over. More back and forth between the teams. The Usos double superkick Sheamus and take him down. The Usos climb to opposite corners and hit the big double Superfly splash on Sheamus to get the pin to retain.
Winners: The Usos
– After the match, The Usos take their titles and celebrate as the music hits. We go to replays and come back to Jimmy and Jey celebrating.
– The announcers show us a video package with highlights from last night’s 2019 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The 2019 Hall of Famers come to the stage – Harlem Heat’s Booker T and Stevie Ray, The Hart Foundation’s Bret Hart and Natalya representing her dad Jim Neidhart, The Honky Tonk Man, Torrie Wilson, Brutus Beefcake, Warrior Award recipient Sue Aitchison with John Cena’s 600th Make-A-Wish Wish Kid accompanying her, and last is DX – Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, Billy Gunn and “Road Dogg” BG James. Chyna is shown on the big screen. The Hall of Famers pose to the music as the pyro goes off around the stadium.
– Tom leads us to a video package for the next match.
Falls Count Anywhere Match: Shane McMahon vs. The Miz
We go to the ring and out first comes Shane McMahon. He stops on the ramp and is also announced as the best in the world. Shane enters the ring and stands next to Hamilton as he’s re-announced as the best in the world with an emphasis. The Miz is out next as the pyro goes off.
Miz is ready to fight. He goes at Shane again after the bell this but Shane retreats to the floor. Shane keeps teasing he will re-enter the ring but Miz charges and Shane backs off. Shane grabs Miz’s dad George at ringside, by his face. Miz snaps and chases Shane around the ring but Shane drops him on the floor. Shane brings it back into the ring and beats Miz around. Miz tries to fight from his knees but Shane rocks him with punches and kicks.
Miz looks to turn it around but Shane sends him back out to the floor. Shane takes apart the announce table now. Shane rocks Miz and places him on the table, then hits him in the head with a monitor. Shane goes back to the top and is ready to leap from the top turnbuckle to the announce table but Mr. Miz comes and stands in the way to protect his son. Shane comes down from the top and invites George into the ring. George enters the ring and puts his fists up to fight.
Shane taunts and toys with George. Shane with a kick to the gut to back George into the corner, kicking away on him as he goes down. Miz snaps again and hits the ring, unloading on Shane. Miz brings Shane out of the ring and tosses him into the barrier. Miz goes from barrier to barrier with Shane head-first. Miz throws Shane over the top of the barrier and into the crowd. Miz stops and goes back to check on his dad. Miz calls for someone to come check on his dad. No one is coming. Miz sends a ringside trainer over to check on him. Miz jumps up on the barrier and leaps off into the crowd, tackling Shane and beating on him.
Miz takes it to part of the set support structure and rams Shane into a LED board. Miz keeps control but Shane comes back and rams him face-first into the LED board. Shane with kidney shots and a big DDT on top of the support structure. Shane covers for a 2 count. Shane gets knocked off the structure to the concrete and he lands bad, hitting the back of his head. Miz follows and attacks the damaged knee.
Miz with steel chair shots to the back and the knee now. Miz keeps control and knocks Shane into the row of international announce teams. Some fans chant “holy shit!” now. Miz is tearing apart the row of announce tables just to get to Shane and keep the attack on him. Miz sends Shane through a table and covers for a 2 count. Miz grabs a small piece of production equipment, like a cable box, and smacks Shane in the face with it, knocking him over a barrier to a platform about 8 feet down. Miz goes on and covers for a 2 count. They end up fighting over to an area built up with scaffolding.
Miz ends up nailing the Skull Crushing Finale from the railing to the wood on the scaffold but Shane still kicks out at 2. Miz throws Shane over the railing of the scaffold and he lands on another platform down below. They end up high on the camera scaffold, way above the crowd. Shane begs and pleads with Miz to take it easy. Miz grabs Shane and nails a massive suplex from up high, down to a platform on the floor, 15 feet or more. Everyone is shocked. Fans immediately start chanting “holy shit!” at the big spot. A referee is standing above them. They’re both laid out, still in the position they landed in from the suplex. The referee counts and gives the match to Shane, apparently saying he had the advantage in the landing.
Winner: Shane McMahon
– After the match, Shane’s music hits and the crowd reacts. We go to replays as Graves talks about a WrestleMania miracle. We come back and see officials and medics checking on Shane and Miz. They’re being helped up as we go to a break.
Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles: Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka vs. Beth Phoenix and Natalya vs. The IIconics vs. Sasha Banks and Bayley
We go back to the ring and Paige introduced as the special guest commentator for this match. She joins Cole and Renee. WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and Bayley are out first. They stop and pose as the fireworks hit. Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka are out next. Out next are The IIconics, Peyton Royce and Billie Kay. WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix is out last with her partner Natalya. They get an assist walking out with WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart but he turns and heads backstage before they start on the ramp. They also get a pop of fireworks. Snuka starts off with Bayley and works her over. Snuka stops and starts knocking people from the other teams off the apron to the floor.
Things fall apart for just a minute. Phoenix and Natalya end up driving Jax into the steel ring steps on the floor. Royce is legal with Bayley now. Banks tags in with the double team on Royce. Royce counters double knees and rolls her up. Peyton keeps control and covers Banks for a 2 count. Kay comes in for the double team on Banks. The IIconics do their signature pose for a pop. Banks rolls Kay up for a 2 count. Kay tags in Royce and then knocks Bayley off the apron. Banks gets double teamed again. Royce with a 2 count. Banks with another 1 count on Royce. Banks and Bayley double team Royce now.
Peyton and Kay take turns on Phoenix now. Beth kicks out after Royce drops her. Kay tags back in but Beth blocks their double suplex and hits one of her own. Beth holds Kay as Natalya comes in and they hit the Hart Attack as a tribute to The Hart Foundation. Banks tags in and Natalya takes her right down. Banks and Bayley tangle with Natalya and Phoenix now. The champs get the upperhand on Beth and Banks drops her into a Banks Statement in the middle of the ring.
Phoenix powers up and goes for a Glam Slam but Banks blocks it. Natalya tags in and goes for a Sharpshooter on Banks but Bayley runs in. Natalya drops her. Natalya slams them and applies a double Sharpshooter at the same time. Snuka runs in and superkicks Natalya to break it. Phoenix runs in and nails Snuka. Jax and Snuka come in and clean house now. They double team Beth with a headbutt. The IIconics attack but they get hit with double Samoan Drops. Jax and Snuka continue to dominate. Jax and Snuka climb to the corners while the champions are down. They go for double Superfly splashes on the champs but Phoenix pushes Jax to the floor from up high. Snuka steps down and runs over but Natalya and Beth drop her at the same time. Banks with knees from the apron to Beth and Natalya on the floor. Banks brings Natalya in the ring and Bayley tags in for the big flying elbow drop. Banks goes to the top rope and hits a Frogsplash to Natalya for a close 2 count. Banks unloads on Natalya in the corner now. Bayley and Sasha double team Natalya in the corner, taking her to the top for a double superplex. It’s broken up. Bayley and Phoenix tangle up high. Phoenix goes for a huge super Glam Slam from up high and she hits it but The IIconics steal the pin as Key pins Bayley for the titles.
Winners and New WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions: The IIconics
– After the match, The IIconics celebrate and raise the titles as their music hits. We go to replays. We come back to The IIconics celebrating as the others recover.
– We see how the Empire State Building was lit up for WrestleMania 35 and Tom shows us the fly-over from earlier tonight. We also see the pilots sitting at ringside.
– Tom leads us to a video package for the next match.
WWE Title Match: Kofi Kingston vs. Daniel Bryan
We go to the ring and out first comes The New Day – Kofi Kingston with Big E and Xavier Woods. Big E has a large gift for Kofi that he’s keeping at ringside for now. Fans chant for Kofi as the music stops. Out next comes WWE Champion Daniel Bryan with Rowan. We get formal ring introductions from Hamilton.
They lock up and go to the mat real quick to start. They break and fans chant “KofiMania” now. They lock up and Kofi takes them down this time but Bryan gets the upperhand. More back and forth in the middle of the ring. Kofi with a big dropkick. Kofi runs the ropes and leaps out, taking Bryan down on the floor. We see a large group of Superstars backstage in the locker room, cheering Kofi on.
Bryan regroups with Rowan on the floor as the referee counts. Bryan returns to the ring and Kofi grabs him in the corner. Bryan reverses it and rocks Kofi with strikes and a big uppercut. Fans rally for Kofi now. Bryan grabs a Kofi kick in mid-air and takes him down. Bryan with the surfboard submission in the middle of the ring. Kofi breaks free and unloads in the corner. They run the ropes and Kofi leaps for a big double stomp and a pin attempt. Bryan wrestles Kofi on the mat now as they continue to keep the pace kind of slow. Woods, Big E and Rowan watch from ringside. Kofi counters a suplex and nails a big flying clothesline. Kofi gets hyped up and hits the Boom Drop in the middle of the ring. Kofi baseball slides Bryan from the mat under the bottom rope to the floor. Kofi springboard and leaps from the ring but misses and lands hard on the edge of the announce table as Bryan moves. The referee counts as Bryan gets up first.
Bryan brings it back into the ring and works Kofi over while talking trash. Bryan drops Kofi over the top rope and keeps the offense going. Bryan goes up and leaps with a knee to the back while Kofi is draped over the top rope. Bryan with a close 2 count. Bryan grounds Kofi and we see the locker room cheering Kofi on again. Bryan rolls Kofi from pin attempt to pin attempt on the mat. Big E and Woods cheer Kofi on from the apron. Kofi unloads with back elbows into the corner. Bryan goes on and nails a big flying dropkick in the corner. Bryan with another running dropkick to the face. Bryan charges again but Kofi leaps with the stomp. Kofi tries to follow-up but Bryan immediately applies a half-Boston Crab. Kofi finally makes it to the bottom rope and the hold is broken.
Bryan ends up taking Kofi to the top but Kofi knocks him to the mat twice. Bryan climbs up again but fans chant “yes!” as Kofi’s back elbows rock Bryan, eventually knocking him to the mat. Kofi re-positions and leaps with a splash to the back. Kofi with a close 2 count. We see Superstars taking it all in backstage again. Bryan and Kofi get up to trade big shots in the middle of the ring now. Fans go along with them. They unload on each other faster now. Kofi counters and goes for the Trouble In Paradise but it’s turned into a Crab but that is also countered. Bryan blocks off the SOS and elbows Kofi in the mat. More back and forth out of the corner. Bryan applies the LeBell Lock but Kofi struggles to avoid it, kicking Bryan in the head. We see Superstars chanting and clapping for Kofi in the back now.
Bryan shuts down Kofi’s stomp and his momentum in the corner. Bryan taunts Kofi from the corner as fans chant “no!” instead. Bryan charges to put him away but Kofi turns that into a 2 count. Kofi drops Bryan with the SOS next but Bryan turns it into the LeBell Lock in the middle of the ring. Bryan unloads with elbows to Kofi and re-positions the Lock. Kofi finally breaks the hold with his foot on the bottom rope as fans pop for him. Fans chant for Kofi.
Bryan delivers kicks while Kofi is on his knees now. The New Day cheers Kofi on. Kofi gets up and dares Bryan to bring it again. Fans go wild. Bryan fights back as they go at it. Kofi counters and catches Bryan, dropping him on his face for a close 2 count. Bryan rolls to the floor to regroup with Rowan. Kofi approaches but Rowan stands there. Woods runs over but Rowan sends him over the announce table. Big E comes over next but he gets dropped. Kofi with a Trouble In Paradise to Rowan. Big E scoops Rowan for the Midnight Hour on the floor as Woods leaps off the announce table with the assist. Bryan runs to the ropes but Kofi catches him at the ropes at the apron. Kofi enters the ring as everyone cheers him on. Bryan avoids Trouble In Paradise and delivers the big knee. Kofi still somehow kicks out at 2. The locker room pops big we see in the back.
Bryan grabs Kofi by the arms and delivers stomps to him as Woods and Big E cheer him on. More back and forth now as he can’t put him away. Bryan goes for the LeBell Lock again. Kofi slides out of a move and mounts Bryan with strikes. Kofi holds Bryan by his arms now while delivering stomps. The fans chant “yes!” as he stomps. Kofi stands tall and plays to the crowd as they start the “New Day rocks” chants. Bryan gets up and Kofi drops him with Trouble In Paradise for the pin to win.
Winner and New WWE Champion: Kofi Kingston
– After the match, The New Day hits the ring for the big celebration. The arena loses it as Kofi’s music hits and he celebrates with the title. Even the referee goes wild. Big E reveals his gift at ringside and it’s the normal WWE Title belt. They do away with Bryan’s eco-friendly belt. Woods and Big E raise Kofi on their shoulders in the ring as fireworks go off around the stadium. Fans chant “you deserve it!” to Kofi. Kofi’s sons are brought into the ring to pull out custom championship t-shirts from the gift box Big E had. They throw a few to the crowd and celebrate with The New Day. We go to replays and come back to the celebration continuing.
– We get a look back at the 6th Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal earlier tonight.
– Alexa Bliss is backstage apologizing to Colin Jost and Michael Che about Braun Strowman, saying he really is a nice guy. They’re not buying it. They argue with each other about which of them is to blame. Bliss leaves them with two doctors who will check up on them. The doctors are revealed to be WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash and Scott Hall, who will take real good care of the SNL stars.
WWE United States Title Match: Rey Mysterio vs. Samoa Joe
We go to the ring and out comes WWE Hall of Famer Booker T to be the guest commentator for this match. Rey Mysterio is out first as the pyro goes off. We see some of the international announce teams in the arena. WWE United States Champion Samoa Joe is out next.
The bell rings and Joe goes right to work on Rey. Rey fights back and goes for an early 619 and nails it. Rey goes to fly but Joe catches him and applies the Coquina Clutch, dropping to the mat and looking to end the match soon after it begins. The referee checks on Rey and he passes out to end the short match.
Winner: Samoa Joe
– After the match, Joe stands tall and clutches the title after the short match. We go to replays as Joe’s music hits. Joe celebrates as we go to another break.
– We get a video package for the next match.
Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre
We go to the ring and out comes Drew McIntyre with a group of bagpipers. Roman Reigns is out next to a big pop. We get fireworks over the stadium and at another location next to the stadium. Reigns hits the ring and Drew stares him down.
The bell rings and they stare each other down for a second before the brawl breaks out. They go at it and Reigns hits an early Samoan Drop. Reigns mounts Drew in the corner with right hands. Reigns with more offense and a big boot. Drew comes right back with a big Spinebuster for a close 2 count. More back and forth now. Reigns catches Drew with a big boot on the apron. Drew bends over and Reigns drops a leg over his back, sending him to the floor. Reigns brings it back into the ring to break the count. Drew immediately drops him with a Glasgow Kiss headbutt. Drew briefly stands over Reigns and poses before going back to work on him. Drew launches Reigns overhead and sends him flying. Drew keeps Reigns grounded by the arm now, talking trash.
They fight up and out from the mat. Drew rocks Reigns with knees to the gut. Reigns sends Drew to the apron and ends up clotheslining him to the floor. Reigns runs around the ring and goes for the Drive By but Drew misses and Reigns lands on the apron. Drew pounds on Reigns now. Standing on the floor now, Drew suplexes Reigns from the apron to the floor and Reigns lands hard.
Drew ends up delivering a big Alabama Slam in the middle of the ring. Reigns barely kicks out in time. Drew mounts Reigns on the mat and pounds on him. Drew takes Reigns to the top and climbs up with him, talking trash. Reigns rocks Drew with a right, then a headbutt to turn Drew upside down in the corner. Reigns stands up but Drew powers up, launching Reigns to the mat with a throw. Drew brags to Reigns about ending The Shield. Reigns fights back but Drew slaps him in the face to disrespect him. Reigns fires back with a huge clothesline and a big boot, sending Drew to the floor. Reigns runs around and hits the Drive By this time. McIntyre retreats and tries to pull Reigns to the floor. They both end up on the floor as the referee counts. They bring it back in the ring and Reigns sends Drew down. Reigns calls for the Superman Punch but Drew dodges it and hits a headbutt. Reigns nails the Superman Punch. Reigns waits for Drew to get up and then delivers the Spear for the pin to win.
Winner: Roman Reigns
– After the match, Reigns stands tall and has his arm raised. We go to replays. Reigns puts his head down on the top turnbuckle and takes it all in again, looking out at the crowd.
– Back from a break and Elias is introduced. He plays a set of drums for several seconds. He is re-introduced and this time he says he’s Elias, and plays the piano. Elias is re-introduced once again and this time he’s in the middle of the ring with his guitar. The first two intros were apparently taped ahead of time. Elias asks if we’ve ever seen a more handsome man, and says tonight is going to be very special as he has something planned that’s never been done before. He starts playing a song with the piano Elias and the drummer Elias so it looks like all three of them are doing the same performance. Renee says “wow!” at the split-screen technology. Elias calls the performance so impressive. Elias has his other two personas stand and take a bow. Elias tells them he’s got it from here. Elias asks MetLife Stadium who wants to walk with him. Elias starts playing some as fans sing with him. He goes on talking about how important and special his performance is tonight. He reminds everyone what WWE stands for – Walk With Elias.
Elias says he wrote something special for WrestleMania for his first song tonight. He says this will be the WrestleMania anthem for years to come. He asks everyone to silence their phones, hold the applause, and shut their mouths. Elias starts playing but a “Special Bulletin” appears on the big screen. It’s a retro clip of New York Yankees baseball legend Babe Ruth “calling his shot” years ago. The clip ends and the “Thuganomics” video and theme starts up. Out comes John Cena dressed as the Dr. of Thuganomics.
Fans chant for Cena as he hits the ring. He says the Dr. of Thuganomics is back and Elias got a raw deal. Cena raps and mentions how he’s about to turn heel. Cena goes on rapping, taking shots at Elias. He decks Elias with the mic and drops him. Cena goes on and hits the Five Knuckle Shuffle, then the Attitude Adjustment. Cena makes his exit from the ring while Elias is down on the mat. Cena stops on the stage and looks back at the crowd, raising his arms in the air.
– We get a video package for the next match.
No Holds Barred Match, Triple H’s Career on the Line: Batista vs. Triple H
We go to the ring and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels is out as a guest commentator for this match. A black SUV pulls up on the stage as a team of security guards in all black line the ramp. Batista exits and makes his way down the ramp as the pyro goes off. Batista enters the ring and then goes to ringside for a staredown with Michaels. A video starts playing on the big screen with a Mad Max/Fast & Furious theme to it. One of the custom cars drives out onto the stage. A man is driving the hot rod and Triple H is perched on the back, wearing a hoodie and a mask. There’s a large skull on the front of the hot rod. It revs up some and then stops at ringside. Triple H’s music starts up as he stares Batista down from the back of the car. Triple H hits the apron and poses as fireworks go off in the stadium.
The bell rings and they meet in the middle. Batista strikes first, ramming Triple H into the corner with shoulder thrusts. Batista with more offense and a big shot to drop Triple H. Triple H comes back and knocks Batista over the top rope to the floor. Triple H follows and Batista sends him over the announce table to the floor. Triple H ends up tackling Batista at ringside, mounting him with right hands again. Batista goes after Triple H at ringside but Triple H grabs a tool box and throws it at him. Triple H pulls a heavy chain from the box and whips Batista across the back with it. Triple H with another big shot across the bare back with the chain. Triple H chokes Batista with the chain now, putting part of it across his face and pulling back.
Triple H keeps up the attack on the outside and brings the steel steps into play. Triple H grabs a pair of Vise Grips into the match and tries to break Batista’s hand with it. Triple H goes on and grabs a steel chair from next to Michaels. Triple H brings a pair of needle-nosed pliers into the ring now, laughing. Triple H places a chair over Batista to keep him down, taking a seat in it and taking the pliers to Batista. Batista screams and the crowd pops as Triple H rips the nose ring out of The Animal. Batista stumbles out of the ring to the floor and sells what happened. Triple H look at the ring and laughs before grabbing the chain. Triple H comes off the apron with a chain in hand but Batista counters and sends Triple H over the announce table.
Batista drives Triple H down on top of the Spanish announce table. Batista keeps control on the outside and slams Triple H down on the table once again. Batista works Triple H over and whips him into the barrier. Batista brings it back into the ring and covers for a 2 count after more offense. Batista with shots to the gut and a splash in the corner for another pin attempt. Triple H with a jawbreaker to the knee. Batista charges in the corner but hits the ring post. More back and forth now. Batista with another two count. Triple H is down on the outside and Batista follows. Batista sends Triple H into the announce table and then grabs half of the steel steps. Batista rams them into Triple H’s face.
Batista places half of the steel steps on top of the Spanish announce table next. He points at Michaels as a warning. Batista positions Triple H on top of the steps, which are on top of the announce table. Batista goes up on the announce table and calls for a Batista Bomb on the steel steps part. Triple H counters and back body-drops Batista from the Spanish table and steel onto the main announce table. The table does not break.
They both stand up on top of announce tables and face off. Triple H throws a DX crotch chop and runs across the tops of the table, hitting a Spear to send Batista through the German announce table. Fans pop. They are both down on top of the debris now. They both struggle to get up and stumble to the ring. They trade shots at the apron and both go down on the floor. Batista is in the ring now while Triple H is sitting up on the floor. Triple H goes under the ring and brings his signature sledgehammer out. Fans pop.
Triple H brings the sledgehammer into the ring but Batista levels him with a big Spear. Batista covers for a close 2 count. Triple H ends up charging in the corner with a sledgehammer but he gets rocked. He charges again and gets hit with another big shot. Batista goes on and hits the Batista Bomb for a close 2 count. Batista goes to the floor and brings half of the steel steps into the ring. Batista places Triple H on the top turnbuckle and hits him in the face while trying to position him. Batista climbs up and rocks Triple H with more right hands. Triple H manages to slide underneath and powerbomb Batista on top of the steps in the ring. Triple H delivers a Pedigree and covers for a close 2 count.
Triple H grabs the sledgehammer and waits for Batista to get up. He charges with it but Batista blocks and rocks him. Batista drops Triple H on the steps with a big, stiff DDT. WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair suddenly appears at ringside and hands a sledgehammer to Triple H. Flair then has words with Batista from ringside as Batista also has a sledgehammer. Flair taunts Batista and Batista is angry. Triple H gets up with his sledgehammer, runs and leaps off the steps with the sledgehammer, decking Batista in the face with it. Triple H delivers another Pedigree for the pin to win.
Winner: Triple H
– After the match, Triple H stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Triple H holds the sledgehammer at ringside and embraces Flair as Batista recovers in the ring.
– We go backstage to host Alexa Bliss. She says now it’s time to get down to business. She also has Curtis Axel and Bo Dallas sjowing off a new Daniel Bryan t-shirt from WWE Shop. WWE Hall of Famer Ron Simmons appears and says “Damn!” at The B Team’s dancing.
Kurt Angle’s Farewell Match: Baron Corbin vs. Kurt Angle
We go to the ring and JBL is introduced as a guest commentator for this match. Baron Corbin is out first. Out next comes WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle for his last match. The “you suck!” chants start up as fans cheer Angle on. The fireworks go off around the stadium as Angle hits the ring.
The bell rings and Angle goes right to work on Corbin. Angle with an early overhead throw. Corbin with a rake to the eye while the referee isn’t looking. Corbin runs out and back in to keep his offense going. Corbin sends Angle into the top rope and drops him. Corbin plays to the crowd and talks trash to Angle as fans boo.
Corbin works Angle around the ring and continues playing to the crowd to mock Angle. Corbin also mocks Angle’s family, who is at ringside. Angle delivers three German suplexes for a close 2 count. Corbin avoids an Angle Slam and takes control. Angle manages to apply the ankle lock in the middle of the ring but Corbin powers out. Corbin catches Angle in a Deep Six out of nowhere for a close 2 count.
Angle dodges a splash in the corner and nails the Angle Slam for a close 2 count. Angle drops his straps and applies the ankle lock again. Corbin resists but Angle tightens the hold. Corbin manages to get free and take Angle down. Corbin taunts the crowd again and mocks John Cena and fans who wanted him in the match. Angle comes back again and delivers three straight German suplexes. Angle plays to the crowd for a pop. Angle goes to the top for a big moonsault but he misses. Corbin comes right back with End of Days to get the pin and end Angle’s career.
Winner: Baron Corbin
– After the match, Corbin stands tall and smiles as the celebration begins and his music starts up. We go to replays and see reactions of shocked fans in the crowd. We come back to Angle in the ring with a microphone as fans chant his name. Angle says for the past 20 years he’s had the time of his life, including tonight. Angle wants to thank everyone and he wants to hear those two words that epitomized his career – you suck! Angle calls for his music to be played as the “you suck!” chants start up. Angle takes it all in and thanks the crowd. He leaves the ring and stops at ringside to greet his family. Angle heads to the back, thanking fans and bowing to them on the way up the ramp.
WWE Intercontinental Title Match: The Demon King vs. Bobby Lashley
Back from a break and out comes WWE Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley with Lio Rush. Finn Balor is out next as his Demon King character. Balor hits the ring as the pyro goes off. Lashley stares Balor down and he’s not impressed.
The bell rings and Balor immediately connects with a spin kick. Balor with more kicks and a clothesline. Balor sends Lashley out to the floor and then leaps out to take him down. Rush retreats. Balor brings it back into the ring and charges but Lashley drives him down into the mat. Lashley keeps control and hits a suplex, and another.
They go to the floor and Lashley sends Balor into the barrier. Lashley charges but Balor nails a Slingblade on the floor. Balor sends Lashley into the barrier again. Lashley ends up nailing a huge Spear from the ring to knock Balor off the apron to the floor. Lashley with another big Spear in the ring now. Lashley with a close 2 count. Balor fights out of a powerbomb attempt and delivers kicks and knees. Balor softens Lashley with more kicks in hopes of powerbombing him. Balor finally hits the powerbomb for a pop. Balor goes to the top and hits the Coup de Grace. Balor cover for the win and the title in this fairly short match.
Winner and New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Finn Balor
– After the match, The Demon celebrates and makes his exit as we go to commercials.
– Host Alexa Bliss comes out and announces a new WWE – MetLife record of 82,265 fans in attendance for WrestleMania 35. Fans pop as fireworks go off around the stadium. Cole thanks everyone. Bliss says this has been incredible so it’s time for a… break. Carmella and R-Truth come out to start dancing. They stop and ask all of MetLife to stand up for the official world’s longest 7 second dance break.
– We get a promo for WrestleMania 36 in Tampa, Florida.
– We get a promo for tonight’s main event.
Winner Takes All Triple Threat: SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch vs. RAW Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey
We cut to a helicopter flying above the stadium. SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair is in the helicopter. The copter lands outside of the stadium and Flair steps out. She has a crew put her robe on her and she walks to the stadium. We go to the ring and Hamilton introduces rocker Joan Jett. She starts performing her “Bad Reputation” song for the RAW Women’s Champion. Jett plays for a minute or so until Ronda Rousey comes marching out from the back. Rousey heads straight to the ring and raises the title. Out next comes Charlotte. She walks straight to the ring as the fireworks go off. Becky Lynch is out next, no special entrance. Lynch marches right to the ring. We get formal ring introductions from Hamilton.
The bell rings and they all face off, sizing each other up. Fans chant for Becky. Becky with an early submission attempt. Rousey with strikes to Becky into the corner. Becky and Rousey end up on the floor. Rousey drops Becky against the barrier. Rousey grabs Flair on the floor now and drops her on the floor with a Piper’s Pit. Rousey talks some trash and goes for Becky but Becky rams her into the steel ring post. Becky goes into the barrier. Flair comes over and launches Rousey into the barrier. Flair goes back into the ring and poses, playing to the crowd.
Becky enters the ring and faces off with Flair. Fans chant for Becky. They go at it and trade big shots in the middle of the ring. Flair takes out Becky’s bad knee and goes to work. Flair works on the arm now. Flair tries to use Becky’s Dis-Arm Her but its blocked. Becky tries for a Figure Four attempt. They both rock each other and break. Rousey comes back in with a kick to Becky’s face and a shot to Flair. Lynch and Flair double team Rousey now. Rousey with a submission on the ropes now. Becky makes the save, dropkicking Rousey to the floor. Rousey lands hard on her head on the floor. Lynch and Flair go at it in the ring again. Flair with a backbreaker and a face-first slam into the turnbuckles. Flair with more offense and another 2 count.
Flair drops a knee to Becky’s head. Fans try to rally for Becky as Flair slams her face-first. Flair goes to the corner for a moonsault but Becky gets the knees up and goes into Dis-Arm Her. Rousey runs in and breaks it, working Becky over for an armbar attempt. Flair with a running knee to Rousey’s face. Flair stands over both opponents and nails a double Natural Selection for a 2 count on Becky, then a 2 count on Rousey.
Flair unloads on Rousey with chops now. Flair ends up countering a submission with a Crab. Becky comes back in and drops Flair from behind to break it. Lynch with a double DDT on Lynch and Rousey at once. Lynch with a 2 count on Rousey and then a 2 count on Flair. Lynch shows some frustration already. Lynch with stiff kicks and trash talking to Flair. Flair fights back and they trade strikes in the middle of the ring. Flair gets sent to the apron but she boots Becky back. Flair goes to the top but Becky runs up and meets her. Becky nails a huge super Bexploder suplex from the top but Flair still kicks out at 2.
Rousey works over both opponents at the same time now. Rousey applies a double armbar but Flair and Lynch work together to power up and slam Rousey with a powerbomb to break the double armbar. They power up again with another powerbomb. Rousey is still hanging on tonight. Flair and Lynch power up again for another powerbomb. Lynch and Flair trade shots now. Flair knocks Lynch out of the ring and covers Rousey for a close 2 count. Lynch works Flair over for another 2 count, then kicks her out of the ring. Lynch turns to Rousey while she’s down. Lynch applies the Dis-Arm Her and keeps it locked until Rousey gets the rope. Rousey charges in the corner and Becky’s knee barely hits her. Flair comes back in as Rousey gets dumped out. Flair climbs up with Becky on the top. Flair brings Becky to the mat with a hard landing. Flair gets a close 2 count and she’s clutching her bad knee.
Flair goes for Rousey but Becky goes for the Dis-Arm Her on Flair. Flair sends Lynch into the corner. Flair kicks Becky off the apron to the floor. Rousey comes from behind but Flair stops her and works over her bad knee. Flair slams the leg around the ring post. Flair applies the Figure Four around the ring post as Rousey screams in pain. Lynch helps break it. Flair ends up back in the ring with Rousey after Lynch goes into the barrier. Rousey counters a Flair submission for a 2 count. Flair gets the Figure Eight applied now. She bridges into the Figure Four but Becky comes flying in out of nowhere to break it up.
They go on until Lynch brings a table from under the ring. Fans pop as she slides it in the ring. Lynch stands the table up in the ring. Flair decks her after she gets it up. Flair decks Lynch again and places her on top of the table. Flair goes to the top but Rousey cuts her off and Lynch. Rousey says she doesn’t need a table, she tips it over as fans boo. Rousey unloads on Lynch with strikes now. Lynch tries for the Dis-Arm Her on Rousey but Flair runs in and hits a double Spear on both of them. She covers Lynch, then Rousey, for 2 counts. Flair is frustrated now.
Flair props a table in the corner now. She slams Rousey’s face into it several times. Becky comes for Flair again but Flair hits a Spear on her. Flair goes on and gets another close 2 count on Lynch. Flair gets up slowly. She charges at Lynch and Rousey but they both launch her into the table with a double hip toss. It doesn’t break all the way. Flair is sent to the floor. Lynch and Rousey face off in the ring now as fans pop. They unload in the middle of the ring with strikes. Rousey with a huge kick to Lynch’s face to drop her. Rousey hits a Piper’s Pit on Lynch but Lynch immediately rolls her shoulders over for the pin to win both titles.
Winner and New RAW Women’s Champion and New SmackDown Women’s Champion: Becky Lynch
– After the match, Rousey immediately complains about her shoulder not being down. Fans are shocked. Becky’s music immediately hits as she takes both titles and starts celebrating. The announcers want to see the replay to see if Lynch legitimately won. The fireworks go off around MetLife Stadium as Lynch raises her two new titles in the air. Rousey and Lynch recover as Lynch’s celebration continues. WrestleMania 35 goes off the air with the new champion celebrating.