WWE WrestleMania 30
April 6, 2014
Mercedes Benz Superdome
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Triple H w/Stephanie McMahon vs. Daniel Bryan. The Winner Will Be Inserted In The Triple Threat Match For The WWE World Heavyweight Championship
HHH wants Bryan to shake his hand. Bryan kicks HHH in the shoulder. Bryan rolls HHH over for a two count. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. HHH backs Bryan into the turnbuckles. Bryan delivers a series of buzzsaw kicks. Bryan goes for a leg lariat, but HHH rolls himself out of the ring. HHH applies a top wrist lock. Bryan with a side headlock takedown to HHH. HHH drops Bryan with a Running Shoulder Tackle. Bryan responds with a Knee Lift. Bryan follows that with another headlock takedown. Bryan transitions into a Crippler Cross Face. Bryan uppercuts HHH. Bryan applies a side headlock. HHH is ramming his shoulders into the midsection of Bryan. Bryan dishes out more buzzsaw kicks. HHH connects with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip. Bryan with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick that knocks HHH off the ring apron.
Bryan lands a Flying Tornado DDT. Bryan levels HHH with a SomerSault Plancha. Bryan rolls HHH back into the ring. Bryan with the lateral press for a two count. HHH has Bryan perched on the top turnbuckle. HHH with a big haymaker which sends Bryan crashing to the outside. HHH clears the announce table. HHH goes for the Pedigree, but Bryan blocks it. HHH drives Bryan’s shoulder to the edge of the table. Bryan gets back into the ring at the count of seven. HHH continues to attack the injured shoulder of Bryan. HHH applies a hammer lock. Bryan creates distance with multiple bodyshots. Bryan lowers the top rope which sends HHH tumbling to the outside.
Bryan goes for the Suicide Dive, but HHH counters with a right hand in mid-air. HHH with a Belly to Back Suplex on the apron. Bryan avoids the referee’s ten count. HHH locks in The CrossFace Chicken Wing. HHH transitions into the Crippler Cross Face. Bryan crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. HHH and Bryan are trading back and forth shots. Bryan ducks a clothesline from HHH. Bryan decks HHH with a Running Forearm Smash. HHH kicks Bryan in the gut. Bryan hits two German Suplex’s. HHH regains momentum with an Arm-Trapped Exploder Suplex for a two count. HHH goes for a SuperPlex, but Bryan counters with a HeadButt.
Bryan with a Sunset Flip PowerBomb to HHH. Bryan follows that with a series of Running Corner Dropkicks. HHH explodes out of the corner with the Inside Out Lariat. HHH goes for a Pedigree, but Bryan counters with a Jack Knife Cover for a two count. Bryan drops HHH with a High Leg Lariat. Bryan goes for The Diving HeadButt, but HHH gets his knees up in the air. HHH gets Bryan trapped in The Crippler CrossFace. Bryan responds with The YES! Lock. HHH is trying to regain his composure on the outside. Bryan connects with two Suicide Dives. Bryan lands a Missile Dropkick. Bryan with a series of YES! Kicks to HHH for a two count.
Bryan goes for The Running Knee, but HHH counters with a SpineBuster. HHH drops Bryan with The Pedigree for a two count. Bryan responds with the inside cradle for a two count. HHH transitions into a nasty ground and pound attack. Bryan fights out of the Pedigree position. HHH with clubbing knee strikes to Bryan. Bryan levels HHH with a RoundHouse Kick. HHH goes for a Back Body Drop, but Bryan lands back on his feet. Bryan hits The Running Knee to pickup the victory. After the match, Stephanie starts slapping Bryan in the face. HHH attacks Bryan from behind. HHH hits Bryan in the shoulder with a steel chair.
Winner: Daniel Bryan via Pinfall
Second Match: Kane & The New Age Outlaws vs. The Shield
Kane and Dean Ambrose will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Kane launches Ambrose to the corner. Kane delivers a series of haymakers. Kane uppercuts Ambrose. Ambrose responds with the Lunatic Lariat. Ambrose tags in Reigns. Reigns with multiple lariats to The New Age Outlaws. Reigns connects with a Samoan Drop. Reigns side steps Billy into the turnbuckles. Reigns does the DX Hand Gesture. Reigns decks The Outlaws with a Double Drive By. SuperMan Punch to Road Dogg.
Kane goes for a ChokeSlam, but Rollins counters with a SpringBoard Knee Strike. Rollins takes out Kane with The SomerSault Plancha. Billy goes for The Famouser, but Ambrose counters with a Crossbody Block. Ambrose sends Road Dogg back first into the ringside barricade. Reigns drops Billy with The SuperMan Punch. Ambrose and Rollins hits Stereo Suicide Dives. Reigns Spears Kane. Reigns follows that with a Double Spear to The Outlaws. The Shield plants The Outlaws with a Double Triple PowerBomb to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Shield via Pinfall
Third Match: Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Yoshi Tatsu eliminated by The Great Khali
Brodus Clay eliminated by The Great Khali
The Great Khali eliminated by 3MB
Kofi Kingston eliminated by Sheamus
Cody Rhodes eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Damien Sandow eliminated by Goldust
Goldust eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Zack Ryder eliminated by 3MB
Brad Maddox eliminated by The Great Khali
Justin Gabriel eliminated by Big E
Jinder Mahal eliminated by Mark Henry
Drew McIntyre eliminated by Mark Henry
Heath Slater eliminated by Mark Henry
Titus O’Neil eliminated by The Big Show
Mark Henry eliminated by The Big Show
Darren Young eliminated by Drew McIntyre
Fandango eliminated by Sheamus
Big E eliminated by Fandango
David Otunga eliminated by Big E
Santino Marella eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
The Miz eliminated by Santino Marella
R-Truth eliminated by The Big Show
Tyson Kidd eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Rey Mysterio eliminated by Cesaro
Dolph Ziggler eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Alberto Del Rio eliminated by Sheamus
Sheamus eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Sin Cara eliminated by Alberto Del Rio
Xavier Woods eliminated by Santino Marella
The Big Show eliminated by Cesaro
Fourth Match: John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt w/The Wyatt Family
Bray is trying to play mind games with Cena. Cena side steps Bray into the turnbuckles. Cena lands a side headlock takedown. Bray backs Cena into the corner. Cena applies a side headlock. Cena transitions into a Waist Lock. Bray drops Cena with a clubbing haymaker. Bray is mauling Cena in the corner. Bray kicks Cena in the face. Bray follows that with a HeadButt. Bray repeatedly stomps on Cena’s chest. Bray decks Cena with a Running Crossbody Block. Bray whips Cena back first across the turnbuckles. Bray goes for a Body Avalanche, but Cena counters with a lariat. Cena transitions into a ground and pound attack. Cena fires up with a series of right hands. Luke Harper hops on the ring apron to distract Cena.
Cena is allowing Bray to mess with his emotions. Cena levels Bray with a Big Boot. Referee John Cone is trying to calm Cena down. Bray connects with a Biel Throw. Bray with a ground and pound attack to Cena. Cena ducks a right hand from Bray. Cena dropkicks Bray. Bray applies a Sleeper Hold. Cena gets back to a vertical base. Bray kicks Cena in the gut. Bray goes back to the Sleeper Hold. Cena blocks a Big Boot from Bray. Cena lands two Leaping Shoulder Tackles. Cena follows that with the Spinning Side Slam. Cena is caught off guard by Bray’s spider walk.
Cena takes a swing at Erick Rowan. Bray with a Uranage Slam to Cena for a two count. Bray HeadButts Cena. Bray decks Cena with the Body Avalanche. Cena kicks Bray in the jaw. Cena with a Tornado DDT for a two count. Cena goes for a Flying Leg Drop, but Bray counters with a PowerBomb in mid-air for a two count. Bray blocks the STF. Cena delivers another Spinning Side Slam. Cena hits The Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena goes for The Attitude Adjustment, but Bray counters with a Spinning GutBuster for a two count. Bray with a Ring Apron DDT for another two count. Bray places Cena on the top turnbuckle. Cena takes out Harper and Rowan with a Flying Crossbody Block on the outside. Bray sends Cena shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Cena avoids a ring steps shot from Bray. Cena whips Bray back first into the steel ring post.
Cena rolls Bray back into the ring. Bray drops Cena with a Running Shoulder Block for a two count. Bray goes for a Running Senton, but Cena ducks out of the way. Cena connects with The Attitude Adjustment for a two count. Harper SuperKicks Cena. Bray with the Running Senton for a two count. Bray tosses Cena out of the ring. Cena Spears Harper through the ringside barricade. Bray rolls Cena back into the ring. Bray goes for The Sister Abigail, but Cena counters with the STF. Bray crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Bray decks Cena with Sister Abigail for a two count. Bray brings a steel chair into the ring. Bray wants Cena to hit him with the chair. Cena hits Rowan with the chair. Bray rolls Cena over for a two count. Bray goes for The Sister Abigail, but Cena counters with The Attitude Adjustment to pickup the victory.
Winner: John Cena via Pinfall
Fifth Match: Brock Lesnar w/Paul Heyman vs. The Undertaker
Taker starts things off with a flurry of haymakers. Brock whips Taker back first into the turnbuckles. Brock connects with a Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex. Brock clotheslines Taker over the top rope. Taker with multiple right hands to Brock. Brock responds with a knee lift. Taker drops Brock with a StunGun. Taker is mauling Brock in the corner. Taker sends Brock shoulder first to the steel ring post. Taker rolls Brock back into the ring. Taker goes for Old School, but Brock blocks it. Brock is ramming his shoulders into the midsection of Taker. Taker bounces Brock’s head on the ring steps. Taker follows that with a Big Boot. Brock and Taker are trading back and forth shots on the outside.
Taker kicks Brock in the back. Taker with a Running Leg Drop on the apron. Taker decks Brock with Snake Eyes. Brock blocks the ChokeSlam. Brock goes for The F5, but Taker lands back on his feet. Taker sends Brock sternum first into the turnbuckles. Taker goes for a Running Boot, but Brock ducks out of the way. Brock drives Taker’s leg to the steel ring post. Taker drops Brock with a Back Elbow Strike. Brock rolls Taker back into the ring. Brock kicks Taker in the gut. Brock is trying to wear down Taker in the center of the ring.
Brock repeatedly stomps on Taker’s leg. The action once again spills to the outside. Brock whips Taker back first to the ringside barricade. Brock connects with a Vertical Suplex. Brock with Muay Thai Knee Strikes to Taker. Brock is teeing off on Taker. Taker drops Brock with a Running DDT. Taker levels Brock with a Body Avalanche. Taker hits the Snake Eyes. Taker follows that with a Big Boot. Taker with a Running Leg Drop for a two count. Taker connects with The ChokeSlam for a two count. Taker goes for The TombStone, but Brock counters with The F5 for a two count. Taker gets Brock trapped in Hells Gate.
Brock creates distance with a DeadLift PowerBomb. Taker once again locks in Hells Gate. Taker is having a hard time getting back on his feet. Brock applies the Kimura Lock. Taker reverses the hold. Brock crawls to the bottom rope to create separation. Taker kicks Brock in the jaw. Taker goes for Old School, but Brock counters with The F5 for a two count. Brock brings Taker to Suplex City. Brock is putting the boots to Taker in the corner. Brock transitions into a Corner Mount. Taker hits The Last Ride. Taker follows that with a Tombstone for a two count. Taker goes for another TombStone, but Brock counters with The F5 to pickup the victory.
Winner: Brock Lesnar via Pinfall
Sixth Match: AJ Lee (c) vs. Aksana vs. Alicia Fox vs. Brie Bella vs. Nikki Bella vs. Cameron vs. Emma vs. Eva Marie vs. Layla vs. Naomi vs. Natalya vs. Rosa Mendes vs. Summer Rae in a Vickie Guerrero Invitational Match For The WWE Divas Championship
AJ and Tamina are getting destroyed in the center of the ring. The Bellas knocks Tamina off the ring apron. Summer with a Leg Lariat for a two count. Fox decks Cameron with a back elbow strike. The Bellas with a Double GutBuster to Layla for a two count. Natalya bodyslams Fox. Natalya goes for a Triple SharpShooter, but Eva counters with a rollup for a two count. The cast of Totals Divas hits a Quadruple Suplex. Emma side steps Cameron into the turnbuckles.
Emma gets Cameron trapped in the Tarantula. Emma with The Emma Sandwich to Summer. Fox responds with a Bicycle Kick. Layla drops Fox with a Leg Lariat. Aksana with a SpineBuster to Layla. Natalya connects with a Discus Lariat. Rosa with a Side Walk Slam to Natalya. Naomi drops Rosa with a Rear View. Tamina SuperKicks Naomi. Eva shoves Tamina. Brie lands a Missile Dropkick. Nikki dropkicks AJ off the ring apron. The Bellas lays out everybody with Stereo Suicide Dives. Brie and Nikki are shoving each other.
Brie goes for the Bella Buster, but Nikki counters with The Rack Attack for a two count. Layla with a Spinning Heel Kick into the midsection of Nikki. Fox follows that with a Tilt-A-Whirl Back Breaker. Natalya hits The Dragon Suplex. Tamina with a Samoan Drop to Natalya. Tamina ascends to the top turnbuckle. Naomi sends Tamina crashing to the outside. Natalya with The Tower of Doom to Aksana and Naomi for a two count. Natalya decks Tamina with the Discus Lariat on the floor. AJ with a Wrecking Ball Dropkick to Natalya. AJ locks in the Black Widow which forces Naomi to tap out.
Winner: Still WWE Divas Champion, AJ Lee via Submission
Seventh Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Batista vs. Daniel Bryan in a Triple Threat Match For The WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Bryan starts things off with a Corner Dropkick to Orton. Batista goes for The Batista Bomb, but Bryan counters with a Hurricanrana. Bryan repeatedly kicks Orton in the chest. Orton drives Bryan shoulder to the canvas. Orton stomps on Bryan’s injured shoulder. Batista clotheslines Orton. Batista follows that with a Body Avalanche. Batista goes for a Running PowerSlam, but Orton counters with a Back Breaker. Orton knocks Bryan off the ring apron. Batista clotheslines Orton over the top rope. Batista with a SpineBuster on the ring apron. Batista bounces Orton’s head on the announce table. Batista whips Orton ribs first into the ringside barricade.
Orton HeadButts Batista. Orton delivers a stiff uppercut. Batista sends Orton shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Orton with a Back Body Drop that sends Batista crashing into the ring steps. Orton deposits Bryan on the ringside barricade. Orton poses for the New Orleans crowd. Orton rolls Batista back into the ring. Orton with the lateral press for a two count. Orton connects with the Garvin Stomp. Orton with a knee drop for a two count. Bryan lands a Double Missile Dropkick. Bryan fires up with a series of YES! Kicks.
Orton levels Bryan with an Exploder Suplex for a two count as Batista breaks up the pin attempt. Batista with a Running PowerSlam for a two count. Batista is mauling Bryan in the corner. Bryan with a drop toe hold that sends Batista face first to the middle turnbuckle pad. Bryan delivers multiple corner dropkicks to Batista and Orton. Bryan with a FrankenSteiner for a two count. Batista launches Bryan out of the ring. Orton with a SuperPlex to Batista. Bryan lands a Flying HeadButt. Bryan gets Orton trapped in the YES! Lock. Stephanie McMahon and HHH arrives to the ringside area.
HHH drags the referee out of the ring. Batista drops Bryan with the SpineBuster. Batista connects with The Batista Bomb for a two count. Bryan sends Batista shoulder first to the steel ring post. Bryan kicks Scott Armstrong in the face. Bryan lays out The Authority with a Suicide Dive. HHH brings out a Sledgehammer. Bryan kicks HHH in the gut. Bryan hits HHH in the face with the sledgehammer. Bryan rolls Batista over for a two count. Orton chucks Bryan out of the ring. Orton uppercuts Bryan. Orton sends Bryan shoulder first to the barricade. Batista clotheslines Bryan on the floor. Batista and Orton are double teaming Bryan.
Orton hits Bryan in the shoulder with the steel ring step. Batista and Orton with an RKO/Batista Combination that sends Bryan crashing through the announce table. Orton’s back is busted open. Batista drives Orton face first into the steel ring post. Bryan is being put on a stretcher. Batista rolls Orton back into the ring. Orton goes for the IEDDT, but Batista counters with a Back Body Drop. Orton takes out the legs of Batista. Orton hits the IEDDT on the floor. Bryan is fighting off medical attention.
Orton whips Bryan shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Orton goes for the RKO, but Bryan counters with the YES ! Lock. Batista breaks up the submission attempt. Orton with multiple uppercuts to Batista. Batista blocks the RKO. Batista Spears Bryan. Orton connects with the RKO for a two count. Orton goes for the Punt, but Bryan counters with the Running Knee. Batista sends Bryan out of the ring. Batista goes for the cover, but Orton kicks out at two. Batista plants Orton with The Batista Bomb. Bryan decks Batista with the Running Knee. Bryan follows that with the YES! Lock which forces Batista to tap out.
Winner: New WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Bryan via Submission
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