WWE WrestleMania 34
April 8, 2018
Mercedes Benz Superdome
New Orleans, Louisiana
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First WrestleMania Kickoff Match: Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
1.) #WOKEN Matt Hardy
2.) Aiden English eliminated by Zack Ryder
3.) Curt Hawkins eliminated by Fandango
4.) R-Truth eliminated by Goldust
5.) Primo Colon eliminated by Mike Kanellis
6.) Konnor eliminated Karl Anderson
7.) Mike Kanellis eliminated by Sin Cara
8.) Tyler Breeze eliminated by Shelton Benjamin
9.) Viktor eliminated by Rhyno
10.) Zack Ryder eliminated by Mojo Rawley
11.) Karl Anderson eliminated by Chad Gable
12.) Luke Gallows eliminated by Titus O’Neil
13.) Apollo Crews eliminated by Dash Wilder
14.) Shelton Benjamin eliminated by Scott Dawson
15.) Chad Gable eliminated by Kane
16.) Rhyno eliminated Dash Wilder
17.) Dash Wilder eliminated by The MizTourage
18.) Scott Dawson eliminated by The MizTourage
19.) Bo Dallas eliminated by Kane
20.) Curtis Axel eliminated by Kane
21.) Sin Cara eliminated by Baron Corbin
22.) Fandango eliminated by Kane
23.) Heath Slater eliminated by Baron Corbin
24.) Titus O’Neil eliminated by Dolph Ziggler
25.) Goldust eliminated by Dolph Ziggler
26.) Tye Dillinger eliminated by #WOKEN Matt Hardy
27.) Dolph Ziggler eliminated by Kane
28.) Kane eliminated by Baron Corbin
29.) Mojo Rawley eliminated by #WOKEN Matt Hardy
30.) Baron Corbin eliminated by #WOKEN Matt Hardy
Winner: #WOKEN Matt Hardy
Second WrestleMania Kickoff Match: Cedric Alexander vs. Mustafa Ali For The Vacated WWE Cruiserweight Championship
205 Live General Manager, Drake Maverick is watching the match from the ringside area. Ali applies a waist lock. Alexander reverses the hold. Alexander with a waist lock takedown to Ali. Ali applies a side headlock. Alexander drops Ali with a shoulder tackle. Alexander tells Ali to bring it. Ali leapfrogs over Alexander. Ali with a Running HeadScissors TakeOver. Quick stalemate in the corner. Ali slaps Alexander in the chest. Alexander responds with a knife edge chop. Alexander with a HeadScissors TakeOver of his own. Alexander follows that with a dropkick for a two count. Alexander applies a rear chin lock. Ali dropkicks Alexander. Alexander knocks Ali off the ring apron with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Alexander lands a SomerSault Plancha.
Alexander rolls Ali back into the ring. Alexander with the cover for a two count. Alexander applies a waist lock. Ali decks Alexander with a Back Elbow Smash. Alexander responds with a European Uppercut. Alexander with a Back Body Drop for a two count. Alexander goes back to the waist lock. Alexander goes for a Suplex, but Ali lands back on his feet. Ali fires up with running lariats. Ali blasts Alexander with a Knife Edge Chop. Ali creates distance with an Apron Enzugiri. Ali hits the Roll Through X-Factor for a two count. Ali kicks Alexander in the chest. Alexander uppercuts Ali. Ali levels Alexander with a Spinning Heel Kick. Alexander responds with a Standing Spanish Fly.
Ali kicks Alexander in the jaw. Ali goes for a Tornado DDT, but Alexander blocks it. Alexander deposits Ali on the top rope. Alexander goes for an Avalanche Lumbar Check, but Ali counters with a SpringBoard Spanish Fly for a two count. Alexander sends Ali crashing to the outside. Alexander with the lateral press for a two count. Alexander repeatedly stomps on Ali’s chest. Alexander goes for a Belly to Back Suplex, but Ali counters with a Reverse Hurricanrana. Ali follows that with a Tornado DDT. Ali lands The 054 for a two count. Ali goes for another 054, but Alexander ducks out of the way. Alexander delivers a series of Discus Back Elbow Smashes. Alexander plants Ali with The Lumbar Check to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Cedric Alexander via Pinfall
Third WrestleMania Kickoff Match: The Inaugural WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal
2.) Carmella eliminated by Sonya Deville
3.) Dana Brooke eliminated by Mandy Rose
4.) Mandy Rose eliminated by Dakota Kai and Bianca BelAir
5.) Sonya Deville eliminated by Peyton Royce, Dakota Kai and Taynara Conti
6.) Kairi Sane eliminated by Kavita Devi
7.) Lana eliminated by Bianca BelAir
8.) Kavita Devi eliminated by Sarah Logan
9.) Taynara Conti eliminated by The Riott Squad
10.) Bianca BelAir eliminated by Becky Lynch
11.) Dakota Kai eliminated by Sasha Banks
12.) Becky Lynch eliminated by Mickie James
13.) Mickie James eliminated by Ruby Riott
14.) Peyton Royce eliminated by The Riott Squad
15.) Natalya eliminated by Sasha Banks and Bayley
16.) Liv Morgan eliminated by Sasha Banks and Bayley
17.) Ruby Riott eliminated by Sasha Banks and Bayley
18.) Sarah Logan eliminated by Sasha Banks and Bayley
19.) Sasha Banks eliminated by Bayley
20.) Bayley eliminated by Naomi
First Match: The Miz (c) vs. Seth Rollins vs Finn Balor In A Triple Threat Match For The WWE Intercontinental Championship
Balor applies a waist lock. Rollins responds with a side headlock. Rollins drops Miz with a shoulder tackle. Balor lands a deep arm-drag. Miz goes for a Skull Crushing Finale, but Balor counters with a deep arm-drag. This leads us to a long pinning exchange. Rollins clotheslines Miz over the top rope. Balor avoids The Curb Stomp. Rollins thrust kicks the chest of Balor. Balor clotheslines Rollins over the top rope. Balor lands a SomerSault Plancha. Balor rolls Miz back into the ring. Balor reverses out of the irish whip. Balor turns a Sunset Flip into a Basement Dropkick for a one count. Balor blasts Miz with a knife edge chop. Balor dives over Miz. Rollins with a SpringBoard Clothesline to Balor. Miz whips Rollins shoulder first to the middle turnbuckle. Miz drops Balor with a Running Boot for a two count. Rollins decks Balor with a Back Elbow Smash. Rollins kicks Miz in the jaw. Rollins connects with a Double BlockBuster for a two count.
Rollins with a Running Forearm Smash to Miz. Rollins blocks The Skull Crushing Finale. Miz levels Rollins with a Knee Lift. Miz with The Awesome Clothesline to Balor. Miz with a Flying Double Axe Handle Strike for a two count. Miz applies a half nelson chin lock. Miz ducks a clothesline from Balor. Miz with a Big Boot to Rollins. Miz takes down Balor with a Neck/Back Breaker Combination for a two count. Miz is trying to wear down Balor with a half nelson chin lock. Miz drives his knee into the midsection of Balor. Balor kicks Miz in the jaw. Balor fires up with a running haymakers. Balor with a double leg takedown to Miz. Balor delivers a Standing Double Foot Stomp. Miz kicks Balor in the face. Balor knocks Miz off the top turnbuckle with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Balor goes for a SlingBlade, but Rollins counters with a SlingBlade of his own. Rollins lands Two Suicide Dives.
Balor drops Rollins with a SlingBlade. Balor goes for a ShotGun Dropkick, but Rollins counters with a SuperKick. Miz with The Implant DDT for a two count. Miz kicks the hamstring of Rollins. Rollins fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Rollins goes for a SpringBoard Clothesline, but Miz counters with a Big Boot. Miz with a Dragon Screw Leg Whip on the top rope. Miz gets Balor trapped in the Figure Four Leg Lock. Rollins breaks the submission with a Frog Splash for a two count. Rollins blocks The PK. Rollins goes for a Buckle Bomb, but Balor lands back on his feet. Balor delivers a SlingBlade on the floor. Balor sends Miz and Rollins crashing to the ringside barricade with a ShotGun Dropkick. Balor rolls Rollins back into the ring. Balor goes for The 1916, but Rollins counters with a Knee Strike. Rollins and Balor are trading back and forth shots.
Rollins with a Step Up Enzuigiri to Balor. Balor responds with an Over Head Kick. Balor connects with The 1916 for a two count. Balor sets up for The Coupe De Grace. Unfortunately, The Miz gets in the way. Rollins Buckle Bombs Miz. Rollins follows that with a SuperPlex to Balor. Rollins goes for The Roll Through Falcon Arrow, but Balor counters with the inside cradle for a two count. Miz drops Rollins with The Skull Crushing Finale for a two count. Balor with a double leg takedown to Miz. Miz kicks out of the Victory Roll. Balor clocks Miz with the Apron Enzuigiri. Balor and Miz are fighting for position on the top turnbuckle. Miz lands an Avalanche Skull Crushing Finale. Balor breaks the pin attempt with The Coupe De Grace. Balor delivers The SlingBlade. Balor drives Miz into the turnbuckles with a Shot Gun Dropkick. Balor fires off another Coupe De Grace. This time it’s Rollins breaking the pin attempt with a Flying Blackout. Rollins plants Miz with The Blackout to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Intercontinental Champion, Seth Rollins via Pinfall
Second Match: Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Asuka For The WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Asuka applies a wrist lock. Charlotte reverses the hold. Charlotte woo’s at Asuka. Asuka with a Spinning Heel Kick to Charlotte. Asuka applies a side headlock. Charlotte leapfrogs over Asuka. Charlotte with an Ankle Pick to Asuka. Asuka fights out of the Figure Four Leg Lock. Asuka rolls Charlotte over for a one count. Asuka with a Sliding Knee Strike for a two count. Charlotte is trying to regain her composure on the outside. Asuka stomps on Charlotte’s back. Charlotte blocks The Running Hip Attack. Asuka with a Victory Roll for a two count. Charlotte delivers a series of knife edge chops. Asuka kicks the back of Charlotte’s neck. Asuka knocks Charlotte off the ring apron with a Running Hip Attack. Charlotte is favoring her shoulder on the outside.
Asuka starts targeting the injured shoulder of Charlotte. Asuka applies an arm-bar. Charlotte with a Forearm Smash to Asuka. Asuka responds with a Knee Strike. Charlotte creates distance with a Back Breaker/Uranage Slam Combination. Asuka applies a Sleeper Hold. Charlotte drops Asuka with a Back Pack Stunner. Charlotte gets Asuka tied in the tree of woe. Charlotte with sharp strikes across the back of Asuka. Charlotte sends Asuka face first to the canvas. Charlotte dishes out a clubbing knee drop. Charlotte goes for a MoonSault, but Asuka counters with a Triangle Choke.
Charlotte transitions into a Boston Crab. Asuka rolls Charlotte over for a two count. Asuka shoves Charlotte. Asuka blasts Charlotte with a Spinning Back Fist. Asuka delivers a Jumping Enzuigiri from the outside for a two count. Asuka unloads multiple kicks in the corner. Asuka goes for a Running Hip Attack, but Charlotte counters with a Big Boot. Asuka with a Vertical Suplex off the ring apron. Charlotte gets back in the ring at the count of seven. Asuka starts paint brushing Charlotte.
Asuka lands a Missile Dropkick for a two count. Asuka with Bow and Arrow Stomps to Charlotte. Charlotte slaps Asuka in the face. Charlotte follows that with a series of knife edge chops. Charlotte connects with a SpringBoard Spanish Fly for a two count. Charlotte goes for The Natural Selection, but Asuka counters with The Asuka Lock. Charlotte with a BackSlide Cover for a two count. Asuka decks Charlotte with a Leg Lariat. Charlotte responds with a Spear for a two count. Charlotte locks in the Figure Eight which forces Asuka to tap out.
Winner: Still WWE SmackDown Women’s Champion, Charlotte Flair via Submission
Third Match: Randy Orton (c) vs. Bobby Roode vs. Jinder Mahal w/Sunil Singh vs. Rusev w/Aiden English In A Fatal Four Way Match For The WWE United States Championship
Orton ducks a clothesline from Jinder. Orton goes for a RKO, but Jinder blocks it. Roode clotheslines Jinder over the top rope. Rusev throws Orton out of the ring. Rusev dropkicks Roode. Jinder gets in the way of Rusev’s Suicide Dive. Rusev clocks Jinder with a Big Haymaker. Rusev lands a Flying Cannonball Strike off the ring apron. Rusev rolls Roode back into the ring. Roode with a standard rollup for a two count. Rusev kicks Roode in the gut. Roode responds with a Desperation Boot out of the corner. Roode hits The BlockBuster for a two count. Orton and Roode are double teaming Jinder. Orton throws Jinder out of the ring. Roode delivers a series of knife edge chops. Orton PowerSlams Roode for a two count.
Roode creates distance with a shoulder block. Orton has Roode perched on the top turnbuckle. Orton connects with a SuperPlex for a two count. Jinder wants to form an alliance with Rusev. Rusev attacks Jinder from behind. Rusev repeatedly stomps on Jinder’s chest. Rusev with a Spinning Belly to Back Suplex for a two count. Orton deposits Rusev back first on the ringside barricade. Jinder SuperKicks Orton. Roode responds with a SpineBuster for a two count. Roode does his signature Glorious Pose in the center of the ring. Roode kicks Jinder in the gut. Roode with a Sunset Flip for a two count. Orton throws Roode shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Rusev blocks the IEDDT. Rusev with Two RoundHouse Kicks to Orton. Rusev follows that with a Running Back Elbow Strikes. Orton avoids a Spinning Heel Kick from Rusev. Orton drops Rusev with The IEDDT. English, Rusev and Jinder are guest to the RKO Party. Roode breaks up the pin attempt. Roode tosses Rusev out of the ring. Orton goes for a RKO, but Roode counters with a Glorious DDT for a two count. Rusev delivers The Machka Kick. Jinder rolls Rusev over for a two count. Rusev clocks Jinder with a High Leg Lariat. Rusev stomps on Jinder’s back. Rusev goes for The Accolade, but he’s distracted by Sunil Singh. Rusev knocks Singh off the ring apron with a Machka Kick. Jinder plants Rusev with The Khallas to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE United States Champion, Jinder Mahal via Pinfall
Fourth Match: Triple H & Stephanie McMahon vs. Kurt Angle & Ronda Rousey
HHH talks smack to Angle before the bell rings. Stephanie pie faces Rousey. Stephanie attacks Rousey behind the referee’s back. Angle and HHH will start things off. Angle with a series of haymakers to HHH. Angle clotheslines HHH. Angle is teeing off on HHH in the corner. Angle with a Back Body Drop. Angle applies a wrist lock. Angle transitions into a hammer lock. Stephanie is trying to play mind games with Rousey. Stephanie lowers the top rope which sends Angle tumbling to the outside. HHH whips Angle shoulder first to the steel ring steps. Stephanie bounces Angle’s head on the ring steps. Rousey is getting flustered on the ring apron. HHH with a Delayed Vertical Suplex to Angle. HHH transitions into a ground and pound attack. HHH bounces Angle’s head on the top turnbuckle. Stephanie continues to cheap shot Angle. HHH and Angle are trading back and forth shots.
HHH connects with a SpineBuster for a two count. HHH applies a front facelock. The Authority are cutting the ring in half. Angle kicks HHH in the jaw. HHH almost clocks Stephanie with a big haymaker. Stephanie has to regain her composure. Angle with a Belly to Back Suplex to HHH. Stephanie knocks Rousey off the ring apron. HHH goes for a Pedigree, but Angle blocks it. Angle launches HHH over the top rope. Angle finally tags in Rousey. Rousey throws Stephanie into the ring. Rousey clotheslines Stephanine. Rousey follows that with a Swinging Uranage Slam. Rousey delivers multiple strikes in the corner. Rousey with a Big Biel Throw to Stephanie. Rousey connects with a R-Bone Suplex. Stephanie is begging for mercy.
Rousey gets Stephanie in position for the Arm-Bar. Stephanie turns Rousey over. Stephanie rakes the eyes of Rousey. Stephanie kicks Rousey in the chest. Stephanie drops Rousey with a DDT for a two count. Stephanie kicks Rousey in the back. Stephanie applies a Bow and Arrow Stretch. Stephanie drives Rousey’s head to the canvas. Stephanie mocks Rousey. Rousey stops Stephanie in her tracks. Rousey with a Swinging Samoan Drop for a two count. HHH drags Rousey out of the ring. Angle bounces HHH’s head on the announce table. Angle goes for a German Suplex, but HHH blocks it. HHH launches Angle over the Spanish Announce Table. Rousey wants to fight with HHH. Rousey unloads a series of haymakers. Rousey with a single leg takedown to HHH. Rousey gets HHH in a Fireman’s Carry Position.
Stephanie slaps Rousey in the face. Rousey chases Stephanie around the ringside area. Rousey whips Stephanie back first to the ringside barricade. Stephanie returns the favor by sending Rousey face first into the steel ring post. Angle is pissed. Angle delivers multiple Belly to Belly Suplex’s. HHH decks Angle with a Jumping Knee Breaker. Angle responds with Three German Suplex’s. HHH kicks Angle in the gut. HHH goes for a Pedigree, but Angle counters with The Ankle Lock. Angle catapults HHH face first to the top turnbuckle pad. Angle connects with The Angle Slam for a two count. Angle puts down the straps. Angle goes back to the Ankle Lock.
Stephanie yells at Angle. Stephanie goes for a Big Boot, but Angle counters with The Ankle Lock. HHH drops Angle with The Pedigree for a two count. HHH goes for another Pedigree, but Rousey counters with a Hurricanrana. Rousey locks in the Cross Arm Breaker. Stephanie from behind applies a rear chin lock. Rousey gets back to a vertical base. Rousey with a Judo Throw to Stephanie. Rousey and Angle connects with an Arm-Bar/Ankle Lock Combination. HHH shoves Angle into Rousey. HHH sends Angle shoulder first to the steel ring post. Rousey suffers the same fate. The Authority goes for Stereo Pedigrees, but Angle counters with a Back Body Drop. Rousey floats over into her signature Arm-Bar which forces Stephanie to tap out.
Winner: Kurt Angle & Ronda Rousey via Submission
Fifth Match: The Usos (c) vs. The New Day vs. The Bludgeon Brothers In A Triple Threat Match For The WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Jey Uso and Kofi Kingston dropkicks The Bludgeon Brothers off the ring apron. Kofi drops Jey with The Trouble of Paradise for a one count. Bludgeon Brothers drags Kofi out of the ring. Harper with a Big Boot to Kofi. Rowan catches Jimmy in mid-air. Rowan bounces Jimmy’s head on the ring apron. Rowan whips Jimmy into the steel ring steps. Harper with a Running Back Elbow Strike to Big E. Rowan runs through Big E with a Crossbody Block. Bludgeon Brothers stares at Woods.
Woods thrust kicks the midsection of Harper. Bludgeon Brothers PowerBombs Woods on the steel ring post. Bludgeon Brothers rolls Kofi back into the ring. Rowan delivers a Running Splash. Rowan dumps Jey Uso out of the ring. Rowan knocks Big E off the ring apron. Jimmy Uso tags himself in. Jimmy kicks Rowan in the chest. The Usos fires up with The SuperKick Party. Jimmy lands The Uso Splash for a two count.
The Usos goes for The Double Uce, but Rowan gets in the way. Jey decks Harper with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Harper blocks The Big Ending. The Usos goes for a Double Suicide Dive, but Rowan catches them in mid-air. Usos with a Double Suplex on the floor. Harper throws Big E out of the ring. Harper hits The Black Hole Slam. Harper applies a front face lock. Harper kicks Big E in the jaw. The Usos responds with Stereo SuperKicks. Big E goes for The Tower of Doom, but Rowan counters with a Body Avalanche. Kofi dropkicks Rowan. Rowan responds with a PowerBomb. Bludgeon Brothers plants Kofi with The Bludgeoning to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champions, The Bludgeon Brothers via Pinfall
Sixth Match: John Cena vs. The Undertaker
Taker kicks Cena in the gut. Taker starts teeing off on Cena in the corner. Taker yells at the referee. Taker kicks Cena in the jaw. Taker ducks a clothesline from Cena. Taker drops Cena with a Flying Clothesline. Taker follows that with a shoulder tackle. Taker applies a wrist lock. Taker delivers The Old School. Taker runs through Cena with Two Body Avalanches. Taker decks Cena with Snake Eyes.
Taker with a Big Boot to Cena. Taker continues the sequence with a Running Leg Drop. Taker goes for a ChokeSlam, but Cena lands back on his feet. Cena dumps Taker with The Spinning Side Slam. Cena is obviously shell shocked. Cena goes for The Five Knuckle Shuffle, but Taker sits up. Taker connects with a ChokeSlam. Taker plants Cena with The Tombstone PileDriver to pickup the victory.
Winner: The Undertaker via Pinfall
Seventh Match: Daniel Bryan & Shane McMahon vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn. If Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn Win, They’ll Get Reinstated To SmackDown Live
Kami attacks Bryan and Shane before the bell rings. Zayn throws Shane sternum first to the ringside barricade. Zayn yells at Shane’s kids. Zayn drops Bryan with a Helluva Kick. Owens PowerBombs Bryan on the ring apron. Bryan is currently receiving medical attention. Shane will starts things off with Owens. Shane knocks Zayn off the ring apron. Shane is teeing off on Owens. Shane with a Spinning Back Elbow Strike. Shane follows that with quick jabs to Zayn. Shane delivers a Bicycle Kick. Shane spikes Zayn with a Spinning DDT. Owens repeatedly stomps on Shane’s chest. Owens tags in Zayn. Zayn applies a front facelock. Zayn levels Shane with a knee lift for a two count. Zayn with a Clubbing Elbow Drop for a two count. Zayn applies a rear chin lock. Kami are cutting the ring in half.
Owens mocks Bryan. Owens walks over Shane’s ribs. Owens with the lateral press for a two count. Owens with vicious cross faces to Shane. Owens is mauling Shane on the bottom rope. Owens tags in Zayn. Zayn does the Shane-O-Mac Shuffle. Zayn chokes Shane with his boot. Zayn delivers Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Zayn connects with an Exploder Suplex for a two count. Zayn is trying to wear Shane with methodical haymakers. Shane desperately fights out of Kami’s corner. Owens SuperKicks Shane from the ring apron. Zayn hits The Blue Thunder Bomb for a two count. Zayn goes for a Helluva Kick, but Shane ducks out of the way. Shane gets Zayn tied in the tree of woe. Shane throws Owens out of the ring.
Shane lands The Coast To Coast for a two count. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens with a Frog Splash for a two count. Shane avoids The Running Cannonball Strike. Owens tags in Zayn. Zayn applies a rear chin lock. Shane gets back to a vertical base. Shane creates distance with a Belly to Back Suplex. Shane finally tags in Bryan. Bryan with a series of haymakers to Zayn. Bryan knocks Owens off the ring apron. Bryan dives over Zayn. Bryan drops Zayn with a Running Clothesline. Bryan with a Baseball Slide Dropkick to Owens. Bryan lands a Flying Knee Strike off the ring apron. Bryan follows that with a Missile Dropkick to Zayn. Bryan dumps Owens with a Snap Belly to Back Suplex. Bryan levels Kami with Running Corner Dropkicks.
Bryan connects with a Top Rope Hurricanrana. Owens distracts Bryan. Zayn with a Helluva Kick to Bryan for a two count. Zayn tags in Owens. Owens SuperKicks Shane off the ring apron. Bryan kicks Owens in the jaw. Owens with a Pop Up PowerBomb for a two count. Owens tags in Zayn. Shane lowers the rope which sends Owens tumbling to the outside. Shane takes out Owens with a Flying Clothesline. Zayn starts paint brushing Bryan in the center of the ring. Bryan is pissed. Bryan fires up Pancreas Slaps. Bryan lights up Zayn’s chest with YES! Kicks. Bryan decks Zayn with a Leg Lariat. Bryan connects with The Running Knee. Bryan applies The YES! Lock which forces Zayn to tap out.
Winner: Daniel Bryan & Shane McMahon via Submission
Eight Match: Alexa Bliss (c) w/Mickie James vs. Nia Jax For The WWE Raw Women’s Championship
Nia blasts Mickie with a Body Avalanche before the bell rings. Nia is throwing Mickie around the ringside area like a rag doll. Bliss goes for a sneak attack, but it’s to no avail. Nia takes out Mickie with a Samoan Drop on the floor. Nia slowly makes her way back to the ring. Bliss ducks a clothesline from Nia. Bliss slaps Nia in the face. Nia responds with Multiple Biel Throws. Nia delivers another Body Avalanche. Nia dumps Bliss sternum first on the canvas. Bliss is trying to regain her composure on the outside. Bliss wants to get intentionally counted out.
Nia lays out Bliss on the floor. Nia rolls Bliss back into the ring. Bliss backs herself in between the ropes. Bliss pokes Nia in the eye. Bliss with a Forearm Smash to Nia. Bliss repeatedly stomps on Nia’s chest. Nia goes for a Big Boot, but Bliss ducks out of the way. Bliss stomps on the back of Nia’s leg. Bliss is targeting the injured leg of Nia. Nia with a Clubbing Lariat to Bliss. Bliss responds with a Basement Dropkick. Bliss goes for a DDT, but Nia counters with a Vertical Suplex. Bliss sends Nia crashing shoulder first to the steel ring post.
Bliss lands an Avalanche Twisted Bliss. Bliss dropkicks Nia into the turnbuckles. Bliss connects with a Spike DDT for a two count. Bliss starts expressing her frustration. Bliss repeatedly slaps Nia in the face. Nia grabs Bliss by her throat. Nia tells Bliss to the shut up. Nia bodyslams Bliss. Nia follows that with a Clothesline. Nia with a Body Avalanche/Biel Throw Combination to Bliss. Bliss thrust kicks the injured leg of Nia. Bliss unloads a big forearm smash. Bliss goes for a Sunset Flip PowerBomb, but Nia counters with an Alabama Slam on the top turnbuckle pad. Bliss continues to rake the eyes of Nia. Nia regains momentum with a Snap Alabama Slam. Nia plants Bliss with The Avalanche Samoan Drop to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Raw Women’s Champion, Nia Jax via Pinfall
Ninth Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura For The WWE Championship
Nakamura applies an arm-bar. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Styles backs Nakamura into the turnbuckles. Styles blocks multiple kicks from Nakamura. Styles with a waist lock takedown to Nakamura. Nakamura kicks Styles in the jaw. Nakamura is trying to play mind games with Styles. Styles slaps Nakamura in the face. Nakamura responds with a series of forearm shivers. Nakamura drops Styles with a Spinning Heel Kick for a one count. Nakamura with a Measured Knee Drop to Styles. Nakamura levels Styles with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Styles blocks The Good Vibrations.
Styles takes down Nakamura with a High Knee Strike. Styles bounces Nakamura’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Styles unloads a big forearm smash. Styles with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. Nakamura with open hand palm strikes across the ribs of Styles. Nakamura unloads more forearm shivers. Styles with a Back Breaker to Nakamura. Following a snap mare takeover, Styles kicks Nakamura in the back. Styles with a Flying Knee Drop for a two count. Styles applies a rear chin lock. Nakamura gets back to a vertical base. Nakamura drives his into the midsection of Styles. Styles leapfrogs over Nakamura. Styles dropkicks Nakamura.
Nakamura rolls himself out of the ring. Nakamura sends Styles shoulder first to the ring apron. Nakamura decks Styles with a High Leg Lariat. Nakamura lands a Flying Knee Strike. Nakamura tells Styles to bring it. Nakamura delivers his lightning quick offense. Nakamura knocks Styles off the top turnbuckle with another Knee Strike for a two count. Nakamura with an Inverted PowerSlam to Styles. Nakamura applies a front facelock. Styles with a WheelBarrow GutBuster to Nakamura. Styles follows that with a Sliding Forearm Smash for a two count. Styles slaps the back of Nakamura. Styles with a PumpHandle GutBuster for a two count.
Styles goes for The Styles Clash, but Nakamura blocks it. Nakamura launches Styles to the ring apron. Nakamura catches Styles in mid-air. Nakamura connects with The LandSlide for a two count. Nakamura blasts Styles with a High Leg Lariat. Nakamura transitions into a Corner Mount. Styles attacks the back of Nakamura’s knee. Styles floats over into the Calf Crusher. Nakamura responds with a Triangle Choke. Styles drops Nakamura with a Spike Death Valley Driver. Styles back starts giving out. Nakamura rocks Styles with another Spinning Heel Kick. Styles whips Nakamura knee first to the middle turnbuckle. Styles lands The Phenomenal Forearm for a two count.
Styles goes for a SpringBoard 450 Splash, but Nakamura gets his knees up in the air. Nakamura with the inside cradle for a two count. Nakamura and Styles are trading back and forth shots. Styles with a Pele Kick to Nakamura. Nakamura responds with The Kinshasa to the back of Styles head for a two count. Nakamura hits The Release Exploder Suplex. Nakamura goes for The Kinshasa, but Styles counters with The Styles Clash to pickup the victory. After the match, Nakamura hugs it out with Styles. Nakamura catches Styles off guard with a low blow. Nakamura kicks Styles out of the ring. Nakamura lays out Styles with The Kinshasa on the floor.
Winner: Still WWE Champion, AJ Styles via Pinfall
Tenth Match: The Bar (c) vs. Braun Strowman & Nicholas For The WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
Strowman and Sheamus will start things off. Strowman with a Big Biel Throw to Sheamus. Sheamus kicks Strowman in the chest. Cesaro makes the blind tag. Strowman clotheslines Sheamus over the top rope. Cesaro delivers a series of European Uppercuts. Strowman ChokeSlams Cesaro for a two count. Sheamus attacks Strowman from behind. Strowman chases Sheamus around the ringside area. Cesaro dropkicks the back of Strowman’s knee. Cesaro with a Uppercut/Axe Handle Combination to Strowman. The Bar connects with a Double Vertical Suplex. Sheamus lands a Flying Knee Drop. Cesaro talks smack to Nicholas.
Cesaro follows that with a Pop Up Senton Splash for a two count. The Bar are cutting the ring in half. Sheamus kicks Strowman in the ribs. Strowman blocks Stereo Thrust Kicks from The Bar. Strowman runs through The Bar with a Double Crossbody Block. Strowman launches Sheamus knee first to the steel ring post. Strowman tags in Nicholas. Cesaro is pissed. Nicholas tags in Strowman. Cesaro ducks a clothesline from Strowman. Cesaro goes for a SpringBoard European Uppercut, but Strowman catches him in mid-air. Strowman plants Cesaro with The Running PowerSlam to pickup the victory.
Winner: New WWE Raw Tag Team Champions, Braun Strowman & Nicholas via Pinfall
Eleventh Match: Brock Lesnar (c) w/Paul Heyman vs. Roman Reigns For The WWE Universal Championship
Brock drives Reigns back first into the turnbuckles. Brock unloads multiple shoulder blocks in the corner. Reigns fires back with stiff right hands. Brock immediately brings Reigns to Suplex City. Reigns sends Brock out of the ring with Two SuperMan Punches. Reigns lands a Flying SuperMan Punch off the steel ring steps. Reigns rolls Brock back into the ring. Reigns clotheslines Brock over the top rope. Reigns goes for another Flying SuperMan Punch, but Brock counters with Two Over Head Belly to Belly Suplex’s on the floor. Brock clears the German Announce Table. Brock sends Reigns face first to the English Announce Table.
A Suplex Convention breaks out in the center of the ring. Reigns tumbles to the outside. Brock whips Reigns back first to the ringside barricade. Brock goes for The F5, but Reigns lands back on his feet. Reigns sends Brock face first to the steel ring post. Reigns Spears Brock over The English Announce Table. Reigns clocks Brock with The SuperMan Punch. Reigns follows that with Two Spears for a two count. Reigns goes for a Spear, but Brock counters with a Jumping Knee Strike for a two count. Brock grabs Reigns by his hair.
Brock delivers a series of F5’s, but Reigns continues to kick out. Brock throws Reigns out of the ring. Brock puts Reigns through the German Announce Table with The F5. Brock with the lateral press for a two count. Brock connects with his 6th German Suplex of the match. Brock follows that with another F5 for a two count. Brock takes out his gloves. Brock drives his elbow across the face of Reigns. Reigns is busted open. Brock taunts the New Orleans Crowd. Brock tells Reigns to get up. Brock goes for a F5, but Reigns counters with Two Spears for a two count. Reigns goes for The Wrap Around Spear, but Brock counters with The F5 to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still WWE Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar via Pinfall
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