Good evening Fight Fans, and welcome to our coverage for night one of Wrestlemania!
- We open tonight's show with a breakdown for tonight's card before we go to video package for Bianca Belair's win in the Women's Royal Rumble match to set up her challenging for Sasha Banks' Smackdown Women's title in tonight's main event.
- We get a video package for the RAW Tag Team Championship Match between the champions New Day and the challengers AJ Styles and Omos, Omos making his in-ring debut at Wrestlemania.
- We get a video package for the tag match between The Miz and John Morrison and Bad Bunny and Damian Priest.
- We get a recap of this past Tuesday's WWE Hall of Fame ceremony.
- We get a video package for the cage match between Shane McMahon and Braun Strowman.
- We get an extended video package for the WWE Championship match between the champion Bobby Lashley and the challenger Drew McIntyre which will open tonight's show.
- We open tonight's event with Mr.McMahon who welcomes us to Wrestlemania before we get a video package for tonight's show.
- We are told that the fans have to leave the arena due to the current weather situation before we go to a backstage interview with Shane McMahon.
- We get a backstage interview with MVP and WWE champion Bobby Lashley ahead of his title defense in our opening match once weather permits before he faces off with Drew swho hows up and MVP has to get between them.
- We get a backstage interview with New Day ahead of their title defense against AJ Styles and Omos before Big E shows up to talk about his Intercontinental title defense against Apollo Crews.
WWE Championship match
Bobby Lashley (w/ MVP) vs Drew McIntyre
They start off with a stalemate before they exchange strikes until Drew sends Bobby out of the ring and Bobby sends Drew into the barricade. Back inside Bobby hits a running shoulder tackle in the corner into a neckbreaker for two before running shoulder first into the post and Drew hits a Code Breaker into an armbar. Lashley punches his way out of a triangle before Drew hits an overhead belly to belly and a neckbreaker before hitting another overhead belly to belly suplex. Bobby hits a high angle uranage before Drew fights off the Hurt Lock and a elbows Bobby in the corner before chopping him and hitting an Alabama slam for two. Bobby counters a superplex and Drew hits a spider suplex before Bobby counters a Claymore into a uranage before they exchange strikes before MVP screams at Drew and distracts him.
Bobby then dodges a Claymore before locking in the Hurt Lock and Drew is submitted unconscious for the referee stoppage and the win.
Winner: Bobby Lashley retains his WWE Championship by defeating Drew McIntyre via submission.
WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Number One Contender Tag Team Turmoil Match
Lana & Naomi vs Carmella & Billie Kay vs Tamina & Natalya vs The Riott Squad
Naomi and Lana and Billie and Carmella start things off as the Women's Tag champions Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax look on from backstage before Lana and Naomi are eliminated. The Riott Squad come out next and Carmella superkicks Liv before Billie covers her for two before Liv hits a bloody cross for the pin and the elimination. Liv gets superkicked by Carmella after she and Billie are eliminated as Mandy and Dana come out and Dana gets a near fall off of a diving blockbuster. Mandy and Dana then get eliminated before Natalya and Tamina are last to enter the match and Natty and Tamina double team Liv with Ruby incapacitated against the steps at ringside. Natty hits a sit-out powerbomb for a near fall that Ruby breaks up before TRS double up on Tamina for a near fall before Tamina sends Liv out of the ring and stomps Ruby down before Natty and Tamina hit a Hart Attack. Natalya then goes to submit Ruby before changing her mind and having Tamina finish with a splash for the pin and the win.
Winner: Natalya and Tamina defeat The Riott Squad, Naomi & Lana, Carmella & Billie Kay, and Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke via pinfall to earn a shot at the WWE Women's Tag Team titles tomorrow night.
Seth Rollins vs Cesaro
Cesaro immediately rushes and drops Seth who counters several attempts at a swing before hitting a corkscrew springboard cross body before Seth hits a superplex. Seth follows up with a falcon arrow for two before Cesaro hits the Neutralizer for a near fall and Seth counters a second Neutralizer into a Pedigree for a near fall of his own. Seth elbows Cesaro into the back of the neck before hitting a House Call before Cesaro counters a stomp into an uppercut. Cesaro then hits a variation of an airplane spin before swinging Seth around and hitting a second Neutralizer for the pin and the win.
Winner: Cesaro defeats Seth Rollins via pinfall.
WWE RAW Tag Team Championship Match
New Day (c) vs AJ Styles & Omos
AJ and Kofi start the match off by exchanging standing switches and arm drags before they counter each other's finishers early and Kofi gets several one counts. AJ locks in a side headlock before Kofi drops AJ and mocks Omos before dropkicking AJ and New Day isolate AJ to keep him from tagging in Omos. Omos gets the hot tag and runs over Xavier before slinging Kofi across the ring and hitting running back elbows in opposite corners. Omos hits Xavier with a backbreaker before bending him over his knee before carrying Kofi around the ring and hitting him with a backbreaker before AJ hits a Phenomenal Forearm off of his shoulders to Xavier. Omos then hits Kofi with a double armed chokeslam for the pin and the win.
Winner: AJ Styles and Omos defeat New Day via pinfall to become the new RAW Tag Team champions.
Steel Cage Match
Shane McMahon vs Braun Strowman
Before the match Shane keeps Braun from getting into the cage before Elias and Jaxson Ryker attack Braun with chairs before he gets into the cage and Shane hits Braun with a chair. Shane kicks the legs of Braun and dodges his punches before punching him in the midsection and Braun comes back with clubbing blows. Shane then tries to escape the cage before Braun rips the siding and pulls him back in before sending Shane off of the top of the cage and pinning Shane with a running powerslam for the win.
Winner: Braun Strowman defeats Shane McMahon via pinfall.
The Miz & John Morrison vs Bad Bunny & Damian Priest
Bad and Miz start the match with Miz mocking Bad before Bad rocks Miz with a right hook and lays into Miz with punches in the corner before Miz chokes him. Bad takes Miz down and Miz hits a DDT before Bad hits an arm drag that sends Miz out of the ring before Miz comes back in and sends Bad into the middle rope. Bad hits a head scissors and John comes in and Bad hits a jumping back elbow in the corner before Miz cheap shots him from the apron. M&M isolate Bad until he gets the hot tag to Damian who drops Miz and Morrison with strikes before hitting jumping back elbows in the corner and sending Miz into Morrison. Damian hits Miz with South of Heaven for a near fall that John breaks up before Damian and Bunny hit stereo Broken Arrows for a near fall before Damian and Bad take turns diving to the outside.
Back in the ring Miz counters Hit the Lights into the Skull Crushing Finale for a near fall that Bad breaks up before Bad hits a destroyer onto the floor to John. Damian then gets Miz on his shoulders before he and Bad hit a Doomsday cross body for the pin and the win.
Winner: Bad Bunny and Damian Priest defeat The Miz and John Morrison via pinfall.
WWE Smackdown Women's Championship Match
Sasha Banks (c) vs Bianca Belair
The two lock up before Bianca drops Sasha and they shove each other before running the ropes and countering each other before Sasha backs into the corner to regroup. Sasha counters a slam and sends Bianca through the ropes before hitting a baseball slide and snapping the neck of Bianca across the top rope. Sasha goes for a suicide dive, but Bianca catches Sasha and holds her over her head before tossing her into the ring and dropkicks Sasha for two. Sasha comes back and chokes Bianca in the corner before locking in a rear chin lock and stretching Bianca before Bianca gets to her feet and Sasha rocks her with a knee. Bianca hits a delayed suplex before hitting a standing shooting star press to the back of Sasha and driving her into the corner before Sasha boots her and hits a full nelson face buster and misses a 450 when Sasha gets her knees up.
Bianca hits several powerbombs before Sasha sends her face first into the mat and hits a tornado DDT for two before Bianca counters a meteora for two. Sasha snaps the arm of Bianca in the ropes before sending her into the post and locks in the Banks Statement with Bianca's hair once she's back in the ring. Bianca gets to the ropes for the break before driving Sasha into the corner and setting her up top before Sasha counters a frankensteiner before missing a meteora in the corner. Bianca then hits a 450 for a near fall before Sasha counters the KOD and Bianca whips her with her hair before they counter each other's finishers until Bianca hits the KOD for the pin and the win.
Winner: Bianca Belair defeats Sasha Banks via pinfall to become the new Smackdown Women's champion.