Charlotte Flair weighs in on the great main event debate of night one.
While fans know that John Cena vs. Austin Theory will open night one of WrestleMania, WWE has not made an official announcement regarding the main event of the show. The two strongest options are The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) vs. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles or Charlotte Flair vs. Rhea Ripley for the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship.
Speaking to Ryan Satin on Out of Character, Charlotte gave her reasons as to why she believes she and Rhea should close the show.
"How do I word this politically correct? [laughs]. I understand that the best story should close the show. I understand that, but does the men's title and whoever wins the men's Royal Rumble, are they always guaranteed a main event spot? Are they always? 99.9 (percent). The women, last year, last minute, didn't happen. This year, toss up because of story? You could argue, whoever closes, say it is the tag match, I'm a huge fan. I've known Sami and Kevin since I started. I could not be bigger fans, but fighting for Rhea and Charlotte, I just go, 'that story has been a year in the making, this story has been three years. Three years in the making.' I get it. I get top story. I look at it from a fact standpoint instead of who deserves because no one deserves anything. I do not deserve the main event, I'm not saying that. I'm just saying, if you look at it from a factual standpoint; whoever wins the men's Royal Rumble, they are always, 99.99999 (percent), the main event. If we have two nights, how does that work? If we don't close, am I going to be disappointed, sure, but is it going to take away from the match and the moment and how we feel? No. I just go, how do we as women know, why is theirs guaranteed and ours isn't? That's my question. Say the Usos, Sami, and Kevin close. So proud. Especially Sami. Seeing this run and turning it into what he has. I'm just talking from the standpoint from the women. If they're guaranteed, why is the women's Royal Rumble not? That's the fact. It's a question due to facts. Either way, whoever is where on the card, it's WrestleMania. Good weekend, good vibes. Rhea and I will steal the show," she said.
Owens & Zayn have made their own case while making the media rounds during WrestleMania week.
Fightful Select has more details on the internal thoughts of which match will main event night one of WrestleMania 39.
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