JR said the crowd was going to make him cry but he was proud to be in Orlando after facing some challenges in the last week. Ross received another standing ovation as his voice cracked. He then thanked supporters before getting into the event. Ross later said he's standing tall and steadfast per his wife's wishes and thanked everyone again.
- The following matches took place Friday afternoon at WrestleMania 33 Axxess in Orlando:
* Hideo Itami defeated Drew Gulak
* Rich Swann defeated Brian Kendrick
* TJ Perkins defeated Gran Metalik
- As noted, WWE NXT Superstar Tian Bing will participate in the 4th annual Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday. Below is video of Head Coach Matt Bloom making the announcement at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando earlier today.
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