WWE WrestleMania 32 Location: Dallas, TX Date: April 3, 2016
The WWE WrestleMania 32 Kickoff pre-show opens live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Renee Young welcomes us as we see many fans outside of the stadium. Renee is joined by WWE Hall of Famers Lita and Booker T. Renee sends us to Corey Graves, who is outside with a bunch of rowdy fans. A big “yes!” chant starts up as Graves hypes the crowd. Renee sends us to the Social Media Lounge with Tom Phillips and Cathy Kelley, attending her first WrestleMania as an employee. Phillips plugs tonight’s #WrestleMania hashtag and Cathy says they will have Paul Heyman in the Lounge later today for fan questions. Fans can submit questions with the #LesnarVsLunatic hashtag. We go back to Graves and another group of fans that are chanting his name.
The panel hypes tonight’s pre-show matches. JoJo is backstage with WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens, who cuts promos on his opponents and says he’s not worried about any of them. Booker says none of the other participants in tonight’s Ladder Match are a Kevin Owens. Lita says he must not have watches Sami Zayn vs. Shinsuke Nakamura at WWE NXT “Takeover: Dallas” on Friday. We get more hype for the match and go to a video for AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho. We get more hype for the match and go back to Graves with more fans outside. Graves asks fans which matches they’re looking forward to. We go back to the panel for more hype on tonight’s matches. Lita teases a big announcement in hour two. Lita and Booker go with The League of Nations beating The New Day but Booker says he believes in the power of positivity, changing his mind. We get more hype for the show and go back to the Social Media Lounge for questions with Paul Heyman, who is very confident about tonight’s No Holds Barred Street Fight.
We go back to the panel and Booker believes tonight may be the last time we see Dean Ambrose. Lita points out how Brock Lesnar can use Ambrose’s weapons too. We go back to Graves and now he’s inside AT&T Stadium. Graves shows us what it’s like to walk down the ramp and the view looks insane. Fans are starting to fill the place up and it’s really looking good. Graves says he’s making his way to the panel. We get a look back at the WWE Hall of Fame before going to the ring.
WWE United States Title Match: Ryback vs. WWE United States Champion Kalisto
Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler and Byron Saxton are on commentary as WWE United States Champion Kalisto makes his way out. Ryback is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Eden.
They meet in the middle of the ring for some taunting. Ryback tries to intimidate Kalisto but Kalisto attacks. Ryback spikes him to the mat. Ryback picks him up again but Kalisto fights him off with kicks and elbows. Ryback tosses Kalisto out of the ring. Ryback continues talking trash. Kalisto runs back in the ring but Ryback floors him with a shoulder. Kalisto fights out of the corner and hits a top rope bulldog for a 2 count. Ryback sends Kalisto to the floor. He runs back in as Ryback goes to the floor. Kalisto stops Ryback from coming back in and hits a double knees from the apron. Ryback gets right up and slams Kalisto to the floor, then into the ring post. Ryback launches Kalisto into the barrier.
Ryback presses Kalisto high and tosses him into the ring. We get some “Goldberg” chants for the second time. Ryback lifts Kalisto high in the air and drops him to the mat. We go to a break.
Back from the break and Kalisto tries to make a comeback but Ryback drops him with an elbow for a 2 count. Ryback puts a knee to the chest and holds it as the referee counts. Ryback plays to the crowd and they boo him. Ryback with a big tilt-a-whirl into a Michinoku Driver for a 2 count. Kalisto ends up going to the top but Ryback climbs up and beats him with forearms. Ryback goes for a superplex and lifts him high in the air as we see a lot of empty seats still to fill. Ryback holds Kalisto for a minute and drops him to the mat but Kalisto counters in mid-move for a 2 count. Ryback runs him over.
Kalisto counters with a big DDT and goes on for a close 2 count. Kalisto with kicks while Ryback is on his knees. Ryback misses a clothesline and takes a corkscrew for a 2 count. Kalisto with more kicks. Ryback powers up and slams Kalisto with a spinebuster as fans boo. A turnbuckle gets exposed as Kalisto hangs onto it as Ryback drags him out of the corner. Kalisto ends up hitting Salida del Sol into the exposed turnbuckle for the pin.
– We go back to the panel to talk about the match and lead us to the USA Network. We go to a break and come back. Graves has joined the panel now. They hype The Rock’s appearance and send us back to the announcers.
We go to the ring and the Total Divas music hits as Brie Bella, Paige, Alicia Fox, Eva Marie and Natalya make their way out. They all pose on the apron before Naomi’s music hits. Out she comes with Tamina Snuka, Emma, Summer Rae and Lana – Team Bad and Blonde.
Lawler acknowledges the long lines outside of AT&T Stadium and says those fans will be sad they missed this match. Alicia and Summer start off going at it. Alicia with strikes and kicks. Summer fights back with forearms. They trade counters and Summer counters a suplex with a DDT for a 2 count. Alicia with a dropkick and a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for a 2 count. Tamina and Emma come in and this brings all 10 Divas in to face off. The referee tries to split them up as we go to a break.
Back from the break and Eva Marie is being booed as Emma stares at her. They go at it and Eva hits a scissors takedown. Eva with a snap suplex and another. She teases a tag to Paige but doesn’t and hits Natalya with a hard tag. Natalya comes in and Emma slaps her in the face. Emma takes Natalya to the corner and tags in Naomi. Naomi nails Natalya. Natalya fights back but Naomi hits her rapid fire kicks and drops Natalya with a dropkick. Naomi misses in the corner as Natalya moves. She slams Naomi and dropkicks her in the face for a 2 count. Natalya tags in Paige for a pop. They hit a Hart Attack. Paige with a Shining Wizard. Paige takes Naomi to the corner for a high knee. Naomi counters a move with knees to the face. Naomi charges with a crossbody but nails the ropes as Paige ducks. Emma tags in and Paige kicks her. Emma catches Paige in a wheelbarrow suplex for a 2 count.
Lana tags in for her official debut and the crowd pops. She works Paige over and hits a bicycle kick. Lana yells at Paige and taunts Brie Bella. Brie comes in but the referee stops her. Lana mocks the “yes!” chants and tags in Tamina. Tamina goes right for a pin on Paige. Tamina with a nice suplex for a 2 count. Tamina keeps Paige grounded now. Tamina takes it to the corner and puts Paige on the top. Paige fights her off. Naomi comes in and they go for a double superplex but Natalya comes over. They end up beating her up and sending her to the floor. Paige sends Tamina and Naomi to the floor. Paige nails a crossbody to the floor on Emma, Summer, Naomi and Tamina. Lana comes over to help them up. Tamina runs in and stops Paige from making a tag. Tamina takes Paige back to the corner and in comes Emma. Emma slams Paige into another corner and unloads with kicks. Paige catches a kick and sends Emma’s head into the bottom turnbuckle. Brie gets the hot tag and unloads on Naomi. She decks Lana on the apron. She goes back to work on Naomi and hits the “yes!” kicks as fans chant. Brie goes on and hits the Bella Buster but Lana breaks the pin. Natalya comes in and nails Lana. Tamina hits a Samoan Drop on Natalya. Eva runs into boos and hits Sliced Bread No. 2 on Tamina. Eva blows a kiss and fans boo. Eva turns around to a big kick from Summer. Alicia takes Summer but with a scissors kick. Emma with a gutwrench on Fox. Paige with a fall-away slam on Emma. Naomi with the Rear View on Paige. Brie drops Naomi and goes into Brie Mode. Naomi blocks the running knee and hits a dropkick. Naomi hits the split-legged moonsault in the corner but Brie gets her knee up. Brie goes to the top and Lana runs over while the referee is distracted, pushing Brie off the top onto her neck. Naomi tries to get the win but Brie applies the Yes Lock for the win.
Winners: Team Total Divas
– After the match, the Total Divas celebrate in the ring. Nikki Bella, in her gear and a neck brace, makes her way to the ring and joins in on the celebration. They all pose and hoist Brie up in the air but the camera cuts away and goes back to the panel.
– The panel talks about tonight’s Hell In a Cell match and we get another video for the match.
– We go to the ring where WWE Hall of Famer Lita is. There’s a podium with something under a red cover, presumably the new WWE Women’s Title belt. Lita talks about some of the great former Women’s Champions, including her best friend Trish Stratus. She says these women paved the way for a new division, the Divas. She says we just saw 10 Divas show us what it means for a Diva to compete in this ring and later tonight, we will see three women that are very instrumental in this next evolution of the Divas Revolution. Lita says they are more than Divas, they’re WWE Superstars. Lita says it’s her honor to reveal that the winner of the Triple Threat, will be the winner of the first-ever WWE Women’s Championship. She unveils it and it’s similar to the main WWE title but with a white strap.
– We go back to the panel for hype on tonight’s WWE Women’s Title match and the women of the company. Back to a break.
The Usos vs. The Dudley Boyz
We come back and The Usos make their way out to a pop. Pyro hits next as The Dudley Boyz come out to a pop also.
The bell rings and they go at it. The Dudleyz take quick control and it comes down to D-Von Dudley in control of Jimmy Uso. D-Von beats Uso around and covers for a 1 count. Bubba Ray Dudley tags in and talks trash while he beats Uso around, yelling about Rikishi. Bubba works Uso around the ring and says he’s going to take his time beating the hell out of Uso. Bubba pays tribute to WWE Hall of Famer Stan Hansen but Uso takes advantage and nails a superkick. Jey Uso gets the tag and nails an enziguri, then a Samoan Drop. Uso’s trunks pay tribute to uncle Umaga.
The Dudleyz turn it around and hit the “what’s up” headbutt. Bubba actually calls for the tables and fans pop. The Usos drop them with superkicks. The Dudleyz take back control. They wait for a 3D but The Usos take them out with more superkicks and cover D-Von for the pin.
Winners: The Usos
– After the match, The Usos go to celebrate but The Dudley Boyz attack and lay them out. They go under the ring and bring tables in. They set the tables up but take double superkicks. Fans boo. The Usos put The Dudleyz on top of the tables and go to the top. Fans are still booing as they hit Superfly splashes through the tables. That does get a pop and their music hits as we go to replays.
– We go back to the panel for more hype on tonight’s matches and The Rock’s appearance. We see the announcers making their way to the ring and JBL gets a pop. We go to a video package and that’s it for the pre-show.
– WWE’s WrestleMania 32 opens live from AT&T Stadium. Lilian Garcia introduces pop group Fifth Harmony. They’re on the stage and they start singing America the Beautiful. We go to a video package when they’re done.
– Michael Cole welcomes us to WrestleMania 32. He’s joined by JBL and Byron Saxton.
Ladder Match for the WWE Intercontinental Title: Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz vs. Sami Zayn vs. Stardust vs. Sin Cara vs. Zack Ryder vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens
We go to the ring and there are ladders all over the place. Dolph Ziggler makes his way out to a pop. The Miz is out next to a bunch of boos. Sami Zayn’s music hits to a big pop and out he comes for his WrestleMania debut. We see the Spanish announce team at ringside. Stardust makes his way out next in his gear that honors his father Dusty Rhodes. We see the German announcers at ringside. Sin Cara makes his way out next as fans do the “lucha!” chant. Zack Ryder is out next as he hears his music at WrestleMania for the first time. We also see several other international announce teams in attendance. Funaki is doing Japanese commentary. WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens is out next to a big pop. Owens yells that this is KO-Mania as we see the title hanging above the ring.
The bell rings and Owens is immediately left in the ring as everyone goes for ladders. Sami brings one in but they drop it and start trading blows in the middle of the ring. Ziggler with a ladder shot to Sami’s back. Owens knocks Ziggler off the apron with a ladder. Cara comes in and takes Owens out. Stardust slams Cara on top of a ladder. Stardust goes for a suplex on Ryder on a ladder but Ryder counters and hits a neckbreaker on top of the ladder. Miz throws a ladder out and hits Cara in the head. Miz puts up a ladder but it gets pushed over. Sami with a Blue Thunderbomb on Ziggler. Owens comes in and stops Sami. They trade shots and Owens hits a big back drop on a ladder leaning on the ropes. Owens yells at Sami and tells him to go back to NXT. Ryder with a Ruff Ryder on Owens. Fans pop as Ryder climbs a ladder. Ziggler meets him on the other side to fight. The ladder tips over and they fall to the floor. Stardust climbs a ladder now. Cara pushes it over and crossbodies Stardust over the top with everyone else. Sami stumbles to his feet as fans do the “ole!” chant.
Sami stands a ladder up but chooses to dive through it, hitting everyone on the floor. Sami runs around the ring and hits the big DDT through the turnbuckle, onto Owens on the floor. Sami gets a big pop as he runs back in the ring and climbs a ladder. Cara cuts him off and climbs up. Sami tips the ladder over but Cara springboards himself off the top and onto the other Superstars on the floor. Cara is out face down as fans chant “holy shit” and we get a replay. Ziggler pulls Sami to the floor and nails a big superkick. Ziggler goes back in the ring. Stardust goes for a Disaster Kick but Ziggler blocks it. More back and forth. Ziggler takes Stardust out, then Cara. Ryder goes for a Ruff Ryder but Ziggler counters and drops him into a ladder. Ziggler cranks up and nails Sweet Chin Music on Ryder. Owens pushes it over and they both connect with superkicks at the same time and go down. Stardust goes under the ring and pulls out a ladder that matches his gear with yellow polka dots. He brings it un and nails Ryder, Ziggler, Cara and Sami with it. Miz stops him and nails a Skull Crushing Finale into the ladder. Owens runs over and slams Miz’s neck onto his knee. Owens stands up the Dusty ladder but tosses it to the floor as fans boo.
Sami runs in and unloads on Owens. Owens blocks a Helluva Kick. Owens puts Sami on top of a ladder, then goes up top for a big frogsplash and hits it. Owens fights off a Skull Crushing Finale and nails a pop-up powerbomb. Ryder hits Owens in the face with a ladder and climbs up but he’s not close to the title. Ryder does the fist pump and nails a big ElBro drop onto Miz from the top of the ladder. Ryder climbs back up as fans chant for him. Ziggler runs up the other side and fights him. Ziggler brings Ryder to the mat face first. Ziggler sells a leg injury and Ryder also rolls to the floor for a referee to check on him. Ziggler gets back to his feet and goes to climb a ladder. Ziggler has to hop up the ladder on one leg. Owens pulls him off by the bad leg and turns it into a pop-up powerbomb in mid-air. Stardust with a Queen’s Crossbow on Owens. Cara tosses Stardust to the apron and kicks him. Stardust falls on a ladder that’s bridged from the apron to the barrier. Cara climbs up a ladder for the title. Sami grabs his foot but gets kicked. Cara climbs to the top but here comes Sami. Sami gets kicked to the mat. Cara turns around and leaps off the ladder, crashing through Stardust and the bridged ladder. The ladder breaks in half and a “holy shit” chant starts. We go to the crazy replay.
Owens climbs up but Sami meets him. They go at it at the top of the ladder. Owens headbutts Sami to the mat. Owens reaches for the title but Sami pulls him to the mat. Sami with a big exploder suplex on top of a ladder and Owens is out. Referees check on him. Sami climbs up for the title but The Miz pushes the ladder over and Sami hits the top rope, then rolls to the floor. Miz climbs up as fans boo. He sits on top of the ladder and smiles as he touches the title. Ryder comes from behind and pushes Miz to the mat, taking the title for the win.
Winner and New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Zack Ryder
– After the win, Ryder’s music hits as fans pop. He hits the mat to celebrate and his father comes in the ring with him. We go to replays and come back to Ryder celebrating on top of the ladder.
– We get a video package for the next match.
AJ Styles vs. Chris Jericho
We go to the ring and out comes Chris Jericho for his 13th WrestleMania. AJ Styles is out next for his WrestleMania debut.
They lock up and go at it. Jericho gets the upperhand early on as fans do dueling chants. Styles comes right back and sends Jericho to the floor to regroup. Jericho shows frustration as the referee counts. Styles chases Jericho around the ring and back in. Styles drops Jericho but Jericho comes back with an arm drag. Styles comes back with an arm drag of his own. Styles with a kick to the shoulder and a forearm. Jericho with chops. Styles sends Jericho back to the floor and stalls. Styles launches himself over the top but Jericho dropkicks him in mid-air. Jericho slams AJ’s face into the apron and drops a neckbreaker on the second rope from the apron.
Jericho comes back in and keeps control, keeping Styles grounded. Styles fights back and unloads, dropping Jericho. Styles with a running forearm to the jaw. Styles goes for a stomp but Jericho rolls out of the way. Styles nails a dropkick. More back and forth. Jericho rolls through and ends up getting the Walls of Jericho applied in the middle of the ring. Styles makes it to the bottom rope and breaks the hold. Jericho runs into an elbow. Styles hits the Phenomenon for a 2 count. Jericho gets crotched and hung up in the corner. AJ works him over and climbs up. Jericho turns it around on the top and talks some trash. They stand up and bring each other to the mat face first. Styles rolls Jericho up for 2. Styles nails a pele kick but Jericho catches his foot and locks in the Walls again. Styles gets close but Jericho drags him back. Styles tries to reverse it but Jericho fights him. Styles gets the Calf Crusher applied.
Jericho looks like he might tap but he elbows Jericho to the back of the head and we get a 2 count to break the Crusher. AJ with strikes. Styles goes for the Styles Clash but Jericho blocks it and dumps AJ to the apron. AJ springboards in for the Phenomenal Forearm but has to roll through when Jericho ducks. Jericho nails a Codebreaker but is slow to make the pin. Styles kicks out at 2. Jericho argues with the referee now. Jericho talks trash as AJ gets up and fights back. Jericho kicks him in the gut and calls for the Styles Clash as fans boo. Styles fights out of his own move and plants Jericho on his face for a 2 count. Styles counters another move with a hurricanrana. More back and forth on the mat now. Styles hits the Styles Clash for a pop and a close 2 count.
They get up and trade shots in the middle of the ring. Styles drops Jericho. Styles charges with a running forearm but runs into boots. Jericho goes for the Lionsault but Styles gets his knees up. Styles goes to the apron and springboards in with a 450 for a close 2 count. AJ keeps control and goes back to the apron. He gets the crowd riled up and on their feet. Jericho gets up and Styles springboards in with the forearm but Jericho catches him in a Codebreaker for the win.
Winner: Chris Jericho
– After the match, Jericho makes his exit as we go to another break.
– We see various celebrities at ringside.
– Maria Menonunos is backstage with new WWE Intercontinental Champion Zack Ryder. He says this isn’t just the greatest moment in his career, it’s the greatest moment in his life. He says his whole life has led up to this moment and if he retired today, he would be happy for the rest of his life. Ryder says he did it, he lived his dream. He does a “WWWYKI” and walks off.
WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day vs. The League of Nations
We go to the ring and there’s a 20 foot tall box of Booty O’s cereal on the stage. We hear WWE Tag Team Champion Big E do the intro as the box tips over and large pieces of cereal fall out. WWE Tag Team Champions The New Day come out of the box next and they’re apparently wearing gear inspired by Dragon Ball Z. They head to the ring for this non-title 3-on-3 Match. The League of Nations are out next and it’s mentioned that King Barrett is accompanying them to the ring, so it will be Sheamus, Rusev and Alberto Del Rio working the match.
Kofi Kingston starts off with Sheamus and they go at it. Kofi with a big shot off the ropes first. He takes Sheamus to the corner and tags in Big E as they begin the unicorn stampede. Xavier Woods is next, then Kofi, back to Big E. Kofi comes in and Big E whips him into Sheamus as Woods plays Francesca 2 The Trombone at ringside. Kofi keeps control of Sheamus as Woods tags in. Woods works Sheamus into the corner but gets dropped. Sheamus with a big slam and a tag to Rusev. Rusev stomps and drops a running elbow for a 2 count.
Del Rio comes in and takes Woods down for a 2 count. Del Rio keeps him grounded now. Woods reaches for a tag but Del Rio stoops him and hits the tilt-a-whirl backbreaker. Del Rio shoves Big E off the apron. Big E runs in but the referee stops him, allowing Rusev and Sheamus to get cheap shots in. Del Rio with the running enziguri and a tag to Sheamus. Del Rio poses in the corner and fans boo. Rusev talks trash to Woods as Sheamus beats him on the apron with forearms. Sheamus with the rolling senton. Rusev tags back in, runs the ropes and hits a nice senton. Rusev unloads on Woods in the corner and tags Del Rio back in. Woods ends up dumping Del Rio over the top and to the floor. Barrett cheers Del Rio on. Sheamus tags in. Rusev takes out Big E on the floor with a huge kick. Woods drops Sheamus in the ring. Kofi gets the tag and comes in off the top on Sheamus. Kofi unloads on Sheamus and takes out Rusev when he runs in. Kofi with a Boom Drop on Sheamus as fans rally for The New Day.
Sheamus blocks Trouble In Paradise but hangs on. Barrett ends up distracting the referee, allowing Rusev to kick Kofi and save Sheamus from a move. Big E eventually comes back on the apron and tag sin. He nails a belly-to-belly on Sheamus. He suplexes Rusev over the top but he hangs on the apron. Big E runs the ropes and takes out all League members except for Del Rio with a spear. Kofi holds Sheamus while Woods hits a big top rope stomp for a close 2 count. Del Rio with a Backstabber on Woods. Kofi throws Del Rio to the floor and jumps out on his feet. Del Rio ends up hitting a big stomp on Kofi while he was hanging off the apron. Woods is still fighting. He sends Rusev to the floor and rolls Sheamus up for a 2. Barrett nails Woods with a Bullhammer from the floor as the referee is distracted. Sheamus gets the pin on Woods for the win.
Winner: The League of Nations
– After the match, The League celebrates in the ring as we go to replays. Barrett takes the mic and fans boo. Barrett praises them and says there’s no three-man team in history that can mess with them. Shawn Michaels’ music hits and out comes the WWE Hall of Famer to a big pop. HBK has his wrists taped up and he’s in gear. The music hits and out comes WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley as Cactus Jack. The glass breaks next and out comes WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin in jeans, sneakers and a Dallas 3:16 t-shirt. The former WWE Champions march to the ring and make their way in. The Legends face off with The League. The New Day pulls Barrett to the floor. HBK mounts Del Rio in the corner. Foley unloads on Sheamus in the other corner. Austin and Rusev go at it. Rusev turns it around but Austin stomps a mudhole in him. Foley hits Sheamus with Mr. Socko. Michaels drops Del Rio with Sweet Chin Music. Austin gives Rusev middle fingers in the middle of the ring and nails a Stunner. The Legends want Barrett thrown in. He’s thrown in by The New Day to take a Sweet Chin Music, a Socko and then a Stunner. Austin’s music hits and they start celebrating after tossing Barrett to the floor. Austin calls for beers as The New Day’s music hits. They come in the ring and start dancing but the Legends aren’t sure at first. Foley and HBK warm up some and start dancing with the WWE Tag Team Champions. Austin looks like he’s about to start dancing but he hits Woods with a Stunner instead. Austin calls for beers and has a few with Cactus and HBK as his music hits. Austin gives himself a beer bath and calls for more. Foley gives a beer to Noelle Foley’s boyfriend Frank The WWE Clown at ringside. Austin makes his exit as the celebration wraps up and we go to break.
– We get a video package for the next match.
No Holds Barred Street Fight: Brock Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose
We go to the ring and out comes Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman to a big pop. Eden goes to announce the match but Heyman cuts her off and does his big introduction, saying this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Dean Ambrose is out next to another big pop. Ambrose is wearing jeans, a t-shirt, a leather jacket and regular boots. He’s ready to fight.
The bell rings and Lesnar immediately takes Ambrose to the corner for thrusts. Lesnar nails the first and second German suplexes very quickly. Lesnar with big knees in the corner now. Lesnar with a third German as fans are counting now. Fans chant for Suplex City as Lesnar goes to the floor but Ambrose meets him with a kendo stick. Ambrose unloads with the stick and beats Lesnar back into the ring. Ambrose unloads again but Lesnar eats it, hits knees, then delivers Germans four and five.
Ambrose stumbles back to the floor and Lesnar follows. Lesnar keeps control and brings him back in. Lesnar has a kendo stick but he just snaps it over his knee and tosses it out of the ring. Lesnar hits German number six. Ambrose gives a double thumbs up to the referee and falls over. Lesnar stomps on him in the corner. Lesnar with a regular suplex that the announcers count for some reason. Lesnar keeps control and nails German number seven. Ambrose gets up and slaps Lesnar, then stumbles back into the corner. Lesnar approaches and Ambrose unloads with forearms and kicks into the other corner. Lesnar just grabs him and hits German number eight. Lesnar grabs a kendo stick and puts it in between he and Ambrose, daring him to come get it. Ambrose crawls for it and laughs before hitting Lesnar with a low blow to a pop.
Ambrose unloads with the kendo stick. Lesnar rolls to the floor. Ambrose runs the ropes and dives out, sending Lesnar into the barrier. Ambrose goes under the ring and brings a chainsaw out. He tries to crank it up but Lesnar stops him and hits a belly-to-belly suplex on the floor. Ambrose nails Lesnar in the head with someone’s tablet it looks like. Ambrose with a steel chair over Lesnar’s back. Lesnar goes in the ring. Ambrose follows and goes to the top with a chair. Lesnar leaps on the top rope and launches Ambrose to the mat. Lesnar grabs a kendo stick but drops it and calls Ambrose a son of a bitch. Lesnar reaches out of the ring to grab Ambrose but gets a fire extinguisher sprayed in his face. Ambrose comes in the ring and unloads with a chair, backing Lesnar into the corner and jabbing away with it. Ambrose places the chair on Lesnar and runs and dropkicks it into him. Ambrose keeps control and takes the chair back to the top for a big elbow drop. Lesnar kicks out at 2.
Ambrose fills the ring with steel chairs now. He grabs one and swings but Lesnar ducks, nailing the ninth German suplex. Lesnar gets up as Heyman looks on. Lesnar goes for a F5 on top of the chairs but Ambrose turns it into a DDT on top of the chairs for a close 2 count. Fans chant “this is awesome” now. Ambrose takes his shirt off and mocks Lesnar. He goes under the ring and grabs the barbed wire baseball bat from Mick Foley. Ambrose brings the bat in but Lesnar ducks and hits the tenth German, on top of the chairs. Lesnar nails a F5 on top of the chairs and covers for the win.
Winner: Brock Lesnar
– After the match, Heyman comes in and checks on Lesnar. Lesnar goes to the floor to recover as we go to replays. We come back and Lesnar sprays the rest of the fire extinguisher in the ring, then chunks it in, while Ambrose is sitting up. Lesnar and Heyman make their exit and that’s it.
– We go backstage to a segment for Snickers, the WrestleMania sponsor. Ric Flair and Zack Ryder are comparing “whooos” when Dolph Ziggler appears and does it correctly, according to Flair. Ryder eats a Snickers and turns into Charlotte.
– We get a look back at the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony last night. Howard Finkel introduces the Hall of Famers and their families on the stage.
– They show Lita revealing the first-ever WWE Women’s Title earlier tonight before going to a video package for the next match.
We go to the ring and out first comes Becky Lynch to a pop. We see Lita in the ring holding the new title, which will be presented to the winner of this match. Sasha Banks’ music hits next and fans pop big. WWE Hall of Famer Snoop Dogg comes out with Raven Felix, who sings Sasha’s theme. Snoop starts rapping to introduce his cousin and out she comes to a big pop. Snoop escorts her to the ring. Cole tells us Sasha’s gear is inspired by Eddie Guerrero, her hero. Purple confetti falls in the stadium as Snoop and Sasha head to ringside. They stop and give each other love as Sasha hits the ring and Snoop heads back up. Out next comes the last WWE Divas Champion Charlotte in a robe that’s made out of pieces her dad wore at WrestleMania 32 in his retirement match. Charlotte heads to the ring with WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair right behind her. She stops and raises her arms as pyro goes off behind her. Cole confirms the title will be retired tonight. Flair takes the robe at ringside as we see crew members cleaning confetti up from the ring area. Charlotte raises the title and we get formal ring introductions from Lilian.
Fans chant “this is wrestling” before the bell. Charlotte fights them both off to start. It comes down to Sasha and Becky going at it. Charlotte stops a pin. Sasha gets a close pin on Becky. More back and forth and pins. Becky runs into a big boot from Charlotte. Charlotte points at Sasha and the fans pop as Becky rolls to the floor. Sasha ends up taking Charlotte down with a hurricanrana. Charlotte drops Sasha into the corner and thrusts her. Becky comes in and Germans Charlotte but Sasha takes a pin for a 2 count. Sasha and Becky go at it now. Becky with an arm drags. She keeps Sasha grounded now. Charlotte drags Sasha out of the ring with a wheelbarrow and slingshots her back into the ropes, to the floor. Becky takes Sasha out on the floor and brings her back in. Charlotte goes for a Figure Four but Becky kicks her off and hits more shots. Becky with an inverted DDT for a 2 count. Charlotte sells an arm injury. Becky goes to the corner but Charlotte cuts her off and brings her to the mat with a Rude Awakening for a 2 count.
Charlotte keeps control for another 2 count. Charlotte works on Becky’s legs now. Becky fights off a Figure Four and in comes Sasha. Sasha with shoulder thrusts on Charlotte in the corner. She lays Charlotte across the middle rope and goes for the knees but Becky runs over and sends Sasha to the floor hard. Charlotte moves out of the way and rolls Becky up for 2. Becky ends up getting the Disarm Her applied and Flair jumps on the apron to provide distraction but has no luck. Flair hops back down and the referee checks on Charlotte. Sasha runs in and breaks the hold. Becky tosses Sasha back to the floor. Charlotte drives Becky’s back into her knee. Charlotte applies the Figure Four but can’t bridge it. Sasha comes off the top with an Eddie Guerrero frogsplash on both of them and covers Charlotte for a close 2 count.
Sasha catches Charlotte with double knees for a 2 count as Becky breaks it. Becky with a big German on Sasha. More back and forth. Becky with a Rock Bottom on Charlotte but Sasha breaks the pin. Sasha and Becky go at it now. Becky with a roll up for 2. Sasha with double knees in the corner. Sasha plays to the crowd and gets a pop. Sasha runs the ropes with Becky but leaps out onto Charlotte on the floor. F;air gets in Charlotte’s face and “whooos” at him. Becky dives out and takes just Flair down to a big pop. Everyone is down as Charlotte pulls herself to the apron. She goes to the top and nails a nice moonsault on Becky and Sasha. Charlotte is hype as fans give her an applause. Fans chant “this is wrestling” as we get several replays. Charlotte brings them both in the ring as the same time and hits a double Natural Selection. She covers Becky for a 2 count. She covers Sasha for a 2 count. Charlotte is frustrated now. She covers for two more pin attempts.
Flair is back to his feet now. Charlotte sends Becky into the ring post. She goes to powerbomb Sasha but Sasha counters and ends back up on her shoulders in an electric chair position. Becky takes them both down with a missile dropkick from the top. Becky with a close 2 count on Charlotte. Becky with the Dis-arm-Her on Charlotte for a big pop. Sasha breaks it and gets the Banks Statement on Becky. Charlotte applies the Figure Four on Sasha and Becky goes to the floor. Sasha fights it and reveres the Figure Four. Charlotte bridges into the Figure Eight but Becky pulls Sasha from the floor and breaks the hold. Charlotte chops each opponent while all three are on their knee snow. Sasha and Becky unload and both hammer away on her. They end up getting to their feet and Charlotte spears Sasha. Becky takes Charlotte to the corner for thrusts. Becky takes Charlotte to the top but Charlotte fights her. Sasha comes over and pushes Becky to the mat. Sasha beats on Charlotte on the top. Becky kicks Sasha’s feet out and she’s hung upside down. Becky hits a big superplex on Charlotte. Sasha ends up hitting the Backstabber and Banks Statement on Becky again. Charlotte sends Sasha to the floor and fans boo. Charlotte applies the Figure Four and bridges it on Becky for the win.
Winner and First-Ever WWE Women’s Champion: Charlotte
– After the match, Charlotte’s music hits as she raises the brand new title in the air and gets emotional. We go to replays. We come back to The Flairs leaving. Charlotte stops on the ramp and raises the title as pyro goes off. We see an outside shot of AT&T Stadium and pyro is going off all around the stadium. Cole says it’s a new era.
– We get a video package for the next match as Hell In a Cell is lowered around the ring.
Shane McMahon makes his way out to a pop and he’s joined by his three songs. They’re wearing Shane O’Mac jerseys too. They head to the ring together as confetti and fake money drops. Shane stops to hand them over the barrier to family. He gets a good luck kiss from his wife before entering the Cell. The lights go out and The Undertaker’s grand entrance begins. Taker stops at the Cell and takes his gear off to a pop. Taker stares Shane down as he enters the Cell and shuts the door. If Shane wins, he gets control of RAW and Taker will never wrestle at another WrestleMania.
Shane bounces around the ring to size Taker up. Taker wants to fight. Shane ducks a right and hits body shots in the corner. Shane backs off and Taker comes back ready to fight. Shane is still moving round the ring. He tries for a punch and a kick. Taker with a knee to the gut and a right hand that drops Shane. Taker takes Shane to the corner now. Shane fights back but Taker’s blows are bigger. Taker tosses Shane out to the floor. They come back in and Shane hits left and rights into the corner. Taker drops him with one strike and then stomps. Taker whips Shane into the corner and drops him for Snake Eyes. Shane comes right back with a flying elbow but Taker sits right back up and Shane is down.
Taker stomps and kicks Shane to the floor, then sends him into the steel. Shane ends up back in the ring while Taker takes the steel steps apart. They end up back on the floor and Taker rocks Shane after another shot into the steel. Taker positions Shane on the apron and hits the signature apron leg drop. Taker brings it back in the ring and goes for Last Ride. He nails it and covers but Shane kicks out at 2. Taker brings half of the steel steps in the ring. Taker goes over but Shane pulls him in a triangle choke. Taker starts fading and foaming a the mouth but the hold is broken. Shane keeps up the fight on Taker but he grabs him out of nowhere for a chokeslam on top of the steps. Taker with a 2 count on top of the steps.
Taker goes for an elbow on the steps but Shane moves. Shane sits on the steps and tells Taker to bring it as Taker stands up. Taker moves towards him and Shane suckers him in, dropping him face first into the steps with a DDT. Shane with a 2 count. Shane stands on the half of the steel steps and hits an elbow for a 2 count in the ring. Taker sits up beside Shane on the mat. They trade shots and Taker locks him in the Hell’s Gate submission. Shane fights and won’t give up but he starts fading. He slips out and applies a leg submission. Shane turns it into a Sharpshooter in the middle of the Cell. Taker kicks out of the hold and sends Shane to the mat. Taker barely sits up in the corner as Shane pounds on him. Shane barely has anything left like Taker. He goes under the ring and brings a trash can in. Shane stomps away on Taker in the corner. Shane places the trash can on Taker and punches him some more. Fans cheer as Shane goes to the top and leaps across the ring, kicking the trash can into Taker’s chest with a big Coast 2 Coast. Fans chant “holy shit” as Taker is face down. Shane crawls over, moves the trash can out of the way and covers for a 2 count as fans chant “you still got it” at him.
Shane goes under the ring and has bolt cutters hidden. Shane cuts bolts on the Cell as fans pop. Taker comes over and they brawl trading shots on the floor. Taker drives Shane into the Cell wall and they crash through it because Shane cut the bolts. The panel falls on top of the German announce table. Fans chant “this is awesome” again. Taker grabs Shane by his shirt and slams him several times into the Cell panel. Taker takes the main announce table apart and throws the top at Shane. Taker with a big boot to the head. Taker takes the Spanish announce table apart now. He nails Shane with a monitor to the head. Taker hits Shane with another monitor and sends him ribs first into the barrier. They go on the other side of the barrier in the crowd and Taker knocks Shane on top of a platform that’s as high as the barrier. Taker stands on top of it and stands over Shane as fans pop. Taker cuts his own throat and picks Shane up. He scoops Shane for a Tombstone but Shane slides out and applies a sleeper hold on top of this platform. Taker starts fading but stands back up and jumps off the platform, crashing Shane and himself through the Spanish announce table. Taker lands himself on top of Shane but it looks like Shane is getting up first. Shane crawls over to a toolbox and nails Taker in the face with it.
Taker gets up and Shane nails him with the toolbox again. This time it comes open and empties out. Taker falls on top of the announce table and Shane sits on the floor for a breather. Fans see where Taker is and they start popping. Shane also sees what’s up and he gets to his feet. Shane decks Taker with a monitor while he’s laid flat on top of the announce table. Shane starts climbing the Cell and makes it to the top. Fans chant “please don’t jump” as he lays flat and looks down at Taker. Shane stands up and looks down for a minute before leaping off the Cell, crashing through just the table as Taker moves. Shane is laid out flat as Cole and JBL call for medics. Taker sits up against the barrier and is shocked. The crowd is quiet for a minute. They pop as Shane shows signs of life.
Taker gets up and Shane makes it to his knees. Shane tells him to bring it and Taker scoops him for a Tombstone. Taker brings it back in the ring. Shane ends up on his knees and Taker grabs his face, nailing a Tombstone piledriver for the win.
Winner: The Undertaker
– After the match, Taker’s music hits and we see one of Shane’s sons at ringside looking concerned. We go to replays as the lights go out and Taker heads up the ramp. Referees are checking on Shane in the ring. Taker stops and looks back, smirking it looks like. Medical officials have made their way down now. The lights come up and we get more replays as they tend to Shane. Fans cheer as Shane is loaded up onto a board and placed on the back of a medical cart. They drive Shane up the ramp as fans cheer him and the announcers play up the seriousness of the situation. Shane gives a thumbs up to the crowd and they pop.
– Cole sends us back to the panel for a recap.
Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Shaquille O’Neal, Baron Corbin, Mark Henry, Kane, Diamond Dallas Page, Jack Swagger, Tyler Breeze, Darren Young, Goldust, R-Truth, Heath Slater, Curtis Axel, Bo Dallas, Adam Rose, Tatanka, Fandango, Konnor, Viktor, Damien Sandow
We go to the ring and the Superstars are coming out together for the third annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. WWE NXT Superstar Baron Corbin is among them and he barely gets a mention from Cole. Mark Henry’s music hits and he’s out to a big pop from Texas. The pyro goes off next as Kane makes his way out. Diamond Dallas Page’s music hits next and out he comes for the surprise appearance. Big Show is out next with his own entrance. We see the Andre trophy at ringside. Rap music hits next and out comes NBA Legend Shaq for the surprise appearance.
Shaq and Big Show come face to face as we get the bell. Kane grabs them both by the throat. Shaq and Show double chokeslam Kane. The Superstars gang up on Shaq and Show in separate corners. They get pushed off and many of them go under the rope to the floor. Show and Shaq face off again. Fandango comes in and dances in front of them. Show eliminates him. Sandow comes up to them next but Shaq tosses him to boos. Shaq and Show face off again.
They grab each other by the throat again and struggle Everyone else comes in and tries to get them out. Shaq falls first and then Big Show. Everyone else goes at it now. DDP works over Tatanka. Kane drops Goldust. Tatanka drops Young. DDP fights Kane off now. Goldust works on eliminating Corbin. DDP ends up hitting a Diamond Cutter on Viktor and eliminating him. Konnor and Tatanka work over DDP now. DDP drops Tatanka. Konnor blocks a Diamond Cutter and sends DDP to the apron. Konnor eliminates DDP to boos. Golden Truth eliminates Konnor. Tatanka and Rose go at it. Tatanka rallies and unloads on Rose. Tatanka goes to the top for a big shot. Corbin works on Slater. Corbin eliminates Tatanka.
Kane eliminates Swagger. Axel unloads on Kane in the corner. Rose works on Corbin. The Social Outcasts look to take control and get a pop from the crowd. Truth unloads and dances at Axel, nailing a big kick. Slater and Rose come from behind to eliminate Truth. Goldust attacks them but the Outcasts beat him down. Goldust fights them but gets eliminated. The Outcasts stand tall and run a victory lap around the inside of the ring. Kane stops them and turn run the other way. Corbin stops them this time. Kane and Corbin unload on them. Kane eliminates Axel. Corbin eliminates Rose with a big right hand. Kane chokeslams Corbin. Henry comes in from the floor and eliminates Slater. Breeze sneaks in and hits Henry from behind. Henry eliminates Breeze. Kane decks Henry and they go at it.
Kane and Young eliminate Henry. Kane eliminates Young. The end comes when Corbin comes from behind and sends Kane to the floor for the win.
Winner of the Third Annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal: Baron Corbin
– After the match, Corbin stands tall as fans chant for NXT and we go to replays. We come back and Corbin is standing next to the trophy with his arms crossed.
– We come back to the stadium and Lilian Garcia introduces the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders for a quick performance on the stage.
– The Rock’s music hits and out he comes to a pop. He has a big flamethrower and shoots it in the air around the stage as his music plays. He stops and lights up big letters spelling his name. Finally he makes his way to the ring and stops to flirt with a cheerleader as they are all lined the ramp for him.
Rock poses for the fans and they chant “Rocky” when he goes to the corners. The music stops and Rock looks around. The Rock says finally he’s back in Dallas and at WrestleMania. He talks about being on fire in his entrance, the Cowboys cheerleaders and the crowd. Rock says he sees a lot of happy people, a lot of smiling faces. Rock says people are so happy they will go home and make little WrestleMania babies. Rock says this is what he’s talked about for months, the privilege of walking down the aisle and coming to the ring. He goes on to do his “and millions” intro. Rock announces we’ve officially broken the WWE WrestleMania attendance record with 101,763 in attendance. His music hits as the cameras check out the big crowd and pyro goes off. Rock says its about to get hot now but the lights go out and here comes The Wyatt Family – Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman and Erick Rowan.
They stop at ringside and Wyatt introduces his family. They stand on the apron and Wyatt says he came here not as a friend, not as an enemy, but as a reminder of the truth. Wyatt says the truth is, he chose Rock because he represents success, he represents greatness, a lie. Wyatt enters the ring and says Rock represents a lie. Wyatt says this is not Rock’s moment, it’s not the fans moment. They boo. Wyatt says this is his moment, Mr. Rock. Wyatt says he’s going to eviscerate Rock and make his people watch every second of it. Rock looks like he’s thinking about it.
Rock knocks Wyatt for interrupting the fun and mocks the way he talks. Rock says Wyatt sounds like he’s been hitting the bong for 8 days straight. Strowman and Rowan come in now and they’re upset. Rock says clearly Rowan’s parents are related and Strowman looks like he’s been breast fed since he was an adult. Rock says he’s had his eye on Wyatt since he came into WWE because he’s got it all – the ability, the charisma, the look. Fans cheer. Rock goes on praising Wyatt for how he captivates people. Rock asks what does Wyatt do with all this? He comes out and knocks on a door he doesn’t want answered by threatening The Rock. Rock says Wyatt looks more like the Eater of Hot Pockets. Wyatt says he didn’t come to knock on some door, he came to kick one down. Wyatt says Rock has no idea who he’s fooling with. Rock takes his shirt off and the crowd pops. Rock says they’re not going to fight, they’re having as match. He calls for a referee and says it can be Wyatt or his two Duck Dynasty inbreed bitches but someone is getting kicked all over Dallas. Rock takes off his shirt and he’s got his gear on – trunks, pads, boots. The crowd pops.
The Rock vs. Erick Rowan
Rowan meets Rock in the middle of the ring and fans chant “this is awesome” as the referee calls for the bell. Rock immediately hits a Rock Bottom and covers for the pin.
Winner: The Rock
– After the bell, Lilian announces Rock the winner in 6 seconds. His music hits and Cole says Rock just set another record. The Wyatts surround the ring and get ready to attack Rock. John Cena‘s music hits as the crowd erupts and starts singing their own version of his theme song. Cena runs to the ring and gets ready to fight.
They go at it and Strowman takes a Rock Bottom. Cena with the slam and Five Knuckle Shuffle, then Attitude Adjustment on Rowan. Wyatt attacks Cena from behind as Rock nails Strowman off the apron. Cena blocks Sister Abigail and Rock unloads on Wyatt. Rock hits a spinebuster and The People’s Elbow on Wyatt. Wyatt rolls to the floor as Rock grabs a mic. Rock welcomes Cena back and closes it with his “if ya smell….” line. Rock’s music hits and they hug before hitting the corners to pose. Rock goes to ringside to greet family members as Cena walks up the ramp. Rock comes right behind him and they stop on the stage together. Cena raises Rock’s arm and they hug again before leaving together. We go to break.
– We get a video package for tonight’s main event.
We go back to the stadium and a bunch of crazy looking masked men with their mouths covered are out. Stephanie McMahon appears on top of a structure wearing a wicked looking black outfit. She gives a grand introduction for her husband and out comes WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H. The Authority’s Army all have titles over their shoulders and they follow Stephanie and Triple H down. Triple H hits the ring and does his poses. The music stops and fans start booing. Stephanie kisses Triple H. The music hits and out comes Roman Reigns. Reigns stops on the stage and punches it, making the pyro explode. We get an outside shot of AT&T Stadium and see the pyro going off all around. Reigns marches to the ring as Triple H and Stephanie look on. Reigns hits the corners to pose and fans boo.
They meet in the middle of the ring for formal ring introductions. Lots of boos for Reigns but some cheers. The bell rings and Triple H goes for a shot. They lock up and Triple H takes Reigns down with a headlock. Reigns drops Triple H with a shoulder as Stephanie looks on from ringside. They trade counters and Triple H tosses Reigns to the floor for a pop. Triple H opens the ropes for Reigns to come back in. Reigns regroups and comes back in on his own. They lock up and Triple H starts working on the arm. Reigns ends up getting an upperhand and mocking Triple H. They come face to face and Triple H mushes Reigns. Reigns fires back and Triple H backs him into the corner. Reigns powers out and they tangle against the ropes, into another corner. Triple H ends up dropping Reigns with a clothesline to the back of the head. Triple H nails Reigns in the reconstructed nose now. Reigns makes a comeback and fans boo.
Reigns keeps control with offense and nails a Drive By for a 2 count. Reigns with big shots in the corner now. Triple H nails a low blow while Stephanie is distracting the referee. They never did announce the No DQ stipulation that was printed on a bunch of merchandise. Triple H with an inverted atomic drop and another. Triple H with a 2 count. Triple H keeps control with more shots to the nose. Reigns comes back with strikes but Triple H catches him in a spinebuster for a close 2 count. Triple H mounts Reigns with rights to the face now. Triple H sends Reigns to the floor and slams his face into the German announce table. Reigns comes back and slams Triple H’s face into the table several times but fans start booing. Triple H sends Reigns over the table and the German announce team gets taken out. Triple H leaves the ring and goes back to Reigns. Triple H with a swinging neckbreaker from the announce table.
Triple H brings it back in the ring and drops a knee on Reigns while he’s laid on the second rope. Triple H with a 2 count. Reigns fights back again but Triple H drops him over the top rope. Triple H goes for another knee but Reigns nails a big right hand in mid-air. Reigns looks to make a comeback again. Reigns runs into a boot but nails a Samoan Drop for a 2 count. Reigns calls for the Superman punch and fans boo. Triple H rolls out of the way and goes to the floor. Reigns follows and jumps off the steel steps with a big shot as Stephanie tries to warn her husband. Reigns sends Triple H into the steel steps. Triple H counters another attempt and sends Reigns into the steps. Triple H sends Reigns back over the announce table and he lands hard this time. Reigns comes back and spears Triple H through the barrier for a big pop. The referee checks on them both. Stephanie tells the referee to go count.
Reigns drags Triple H by one arm and brings him back in the ring at the 9 count. The referee is checking to see if Reigns wants to forfeit. Stephanie eggs him on. Reigns calls for the Superman punch and the boos start. Triple H catches him in mid-air and turns it into a submission. Reigns gets the bottom rope. Triple H drags him back and applies the hold again. Reigns finally powers out of the hold and fans boo some more. Reigns gets on his feet but Triple H still has an armbar applied. The referee checks on Reigns. Reigns powers up with a sitdown powerbomb but Triple H kicks out at 2. Triple H goes right back to the arm as Stephanie tells him to break it. Reigns powers to his feet again and hits another sitdown powerbomb but doesn’t cover for the pin. Reigns gets up and calls for a spear but runs into a knee. Reigns blocks a Pedigree and backdrops Triple H to the floor.
Reigns runs the ropes for a big dive but Triple H jumps up with a right hand to the nose. Triple H comes in but Reigns spears him to boos. Stephanie pulls the referee out as he counts. He goes back in but Triple H kicks out at 2. Stephanie argues with the referee on the apron now. She comes in and continues distracting him. Triple H pulls himself up on the referee. Reigns charges but they move and Reigns takes Stephanie out with a spear. Fans go wild. Triple H grabs Reigns for a Pedigree and a close 2 count.
Stephanie goes to the floor and JBL says she’s hurt. Triple H and Reign trade shots now. Triple H with the jawbreaker. Reigns with a Superman punch to mostly boos. Reigns hypes himself up and goes for another spear but Triple H nails a running knee to the face. Triple H drapes an arm over Reigns for a close 2 count. Triple H signals for Stephanie to hand him something. She brings the sledgehammer from under the ring and hands it to him. The referee warns him. Triple H turns around to a Superman punch and another. Reigns runs the ropes, ducks a sledgehammer shot and nails a spear for the win.
Winner and New WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Roman Reigns
– After the match, Reigns gets a good pop and clutches the title on the mat as his music hits. Reigns sits up and smiles as Triple H rolls to the floor. Reigns raises the title from his knees as we go to replays. Reigns gets up and stands tall with the title as the fireworks go off inside and outside of AT&T Stadium. Cole plugs their “Today” show appearance tomorrow and thanks us as Reigns poses in the corner with his title and WrestleMania 32 goes off the air.