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- Corey Graves & Peter Rosenberg are your hosts for the pre-game show.
- The duo go over the card for tonight’s event.
- Highlights are shown of Alexa Bliss defeating Asuka from two weeks ago on WWE Smackdown, followed by analysis of tonight’s women’s tag team title match.
- The hosts then discuss tonight’s upcoming match between WWE Universal Champion Goldberg and Braun Strowman.
- A video package airs highlighting the feud between The Miz/John Morrison, The Usos and The New Day, followed by analysis from the hosts.
- The hosts discuss tonight’s match between WWE Intercontinental Champion Sami Zayn and Daniel Bryan.
Drew Gulak vs. Cesaro
The match begins with Gulak dragging Cesaro to the mat before applying a headlock, Cesaro gets free and he nails Gulak with a tilt-a-whirl back breaker. Cesaro looks for the Gotch Style Pile Driver and Gulak escapes while working over his arm, Gulak goes for an arm bar and Cesaro power bombs his way to freedom. Cesaro goes for the Gotch Style Pile Driver again and Gulak counters by applying a cross face, Cesaro gets to the ropes to break the submission attempt. Gulak then dumps Cesaro out of the ring before nailing him with a clothesline from the ring apron, Cesaro fights back and he gets Gulak back into the ring. Gulak recovers to knock Cesaro back to the arena floor, Gulak then nails Cesaro with an arm drag on the arena floor before sending him into the ring steps a few times. Gulak gets Cesaro back in the ring and he goes to the top rope, Cesaro nails a leaping Gulak with a European uppercut for a near fall. Gulak recovers and he wrenches away on the arm of Cesaro, Cesaro gets free and he nails Gulak with some knee strikes.
Gulak catches a leaping Cesaro in a roll up for a near fall, Gulak goes for the Gulock and Cesaro gets free before landing a boot to the face, Cesaro looks for the Gotch Style Pile Driver again before landing a European uppercut, Cesaro then attacks Gulak with an airplane spin for a three count.
- The hosts preview what will go down on night two of ‘Mania 36.
- Kayla Braxton interviews King Corbin, who laughs at the video of his attack on Elias from two weeks ago and Corbin says anything goes during ‘Mania season. Corbin says he will take a win tonight by forfeit before singing a song in celebration.
- The crew from WWE Backstage appear to talk about tonight’s match between Becky Lynch and Shayna Baszler.
- The hosts preview the card one more time as the pre-show comes to an end.
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