Long lines outside the building were shown and then Renee Young, Lita, and Booker T introduced themselves from their desk inside the stadium. Corey Graves checked in from outside the building where cheering fans were still waiting to get inside.
We go back inside and Renee mentions the three kickoff show matches. The US Title Match will be on in the first hour while the second hour will feature the Ten Diva Tag Match as well as the Usos versus Dudleys. The second hour will also air on USA Network.
They talk about what you can get with your WWE Newtork subscription.
We go to JoJo with Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens. Kevin is asked about being in a high profile match for his first Wrestlemania Match. She asks him if he thought this through.
Kevin says he deserves a high profile match. He did not ask for this match, he was put in this match. Kevin says that he is in this match with Dolph Ziggler, the least funny comedian and the man who is always in the wrong place at the wrong time. Sin Cara is in this match and it means No Face in English. Tonight it will be Sin Oportunidad … no Chance. He learned that word for this interview. Stardust will be building a spaceship with the ladders. Zack Ryder was going to buy a ticket for the show if he wasn’t in the match. The Miz is the Miz.
JoJo asks about Sami Zayn. Kevin asks who is Sami Zayn. Kevin says he does not care about the past, he cares about the present. Tonight is KOMania. Wrestlemania is the showcase of the immortals, but KOMania is the showcase of only one man… Kevin Owens.
Renee asks what does Kevin have to do to win. Booker says he needs to keep doing what he does. Kevin is a two time Intercontinental Champion. He won in a fatal five way and he is in a Fatal Six Way (sic) ladder match. Lita says she was going to disagree but she says she saw some false confidence when he was talking.
Booker says that Kevin has a chip on his shoulder.
Renee mentions Sami Zayn. Booker says that Sami is a good kid. Zack is a good journeyman and Lita calls him a carpenter. Lita mentions Sami’s match against Nakamura on Friday night.
Renee asks if there is a dark horse. Lita says that everyone wants it and Zack wants it more.
It is time to talk about the match between AJ Styles and Chris Jericho.
We have a video package for the match.
Booker says this is his Shucky Ducky Quack Quack moment, but the graphics are missing and Booker is disappointed so he does it again. Booker says this is a lovefest like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. It was good at first but then it blew up. Booker says he knows Chris Jericho well and he is self centered. Booker says it will all culminate tonight.
Renee asks Lita if she is surprised at the reaction to AJ Styles. Lita says that fans watch other types of wrestling and AJ has been making a name all over the world. Chris has always let his ego get in the way. Booker says that Jericho was trying to steal the thunder from AJ. AJ is not called phenomenal for a good reason.
Renee asks what will a win for AJ mean for his career. Booker says it could lead to AJ headlining Wrestlemania. Lita says that it is a way for AJ to make his name in the WWE after everything he has done all over the world. Both Booker and Lita pick AJ to win.
Corey Graves is now inside the building and he asks some fans what they are looking forward to the most.
It is time to talk about the Divas Title Match. We have a video package.
Renee asks why is it those three women to headline the division.
Lita says there has been talent in the past, but the three of them together have been able to pull out more to raise the bar for women everywhere.
Renee asks Lita what does it mean to see the women in the forefront tonight. Lita says looking at that visual of three women in the center of the Wrestlemania program she has to wipe off the goosebumps.
Lita says she has a big announcement during hour two of the Kickoff Show.
Renee asks about Charlotte’s confidence. Booker says you need to have confidence. He says Charlotte has the best tutelage from Ric Flair. She will know how to finish off the match and win in a spectacular fashion. He says Charlotte is the future of the Divas Divsion.
Lita says that Charlotte’s confidence is hard to get past with Ric on her side. She is at home in the ring. Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks have the experience. None of them have wrestled at Wrestlemania before.
Booker talks about the regime among the women has changed. Booker predicts we will see the women in the main event some day.
It is time to take a look at the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Lita agrees with Renee that it is a tall order. Lita says that whoever wins will have huge shoes to fill.
Renee asks if Big Show can repeat. Booker says he thinks he can do it. The match benefits guys like Big Show.
Renee asks Lita who else she thinks can win. She says that if someone can stay under the radar and then sneak in and get the win.
Booker says to expect the unexpected and you need to have eyes in the back of your head.
The hosts talk about the New Day versus League of Nations Match. We have a video package.
Booker says he likes the New Day, but the numbers are going to be a factor. Booker says that if him and his brother could corner one person they would take over. Lita says the League of Nations are coming together as a team. The New Day have always been that way. Maybe they doubted the League of Nations.
Renee asks about an angry Alberto Del Rio.
Booker says he believes in the Power of Positivity.
Renee asks for predictions. Lita thinks the League of Nations will win but Booker thinks the New Day will pull it out tonight.
It is time to talk about the No Holds Barred Street Fight between Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar.
We have a video package.
Tom Phillips and Cathy Kelley are in the Social Media Lounge with Paul Heyman.
Paul points out that Brock is the star of the match, not Dean.
Paul is asked about how can Brock keep Dean down. Paul says he will do it with his hands. He has been wrestling since age five. He was a Division One Wrestling champion. That is predicated on holding the other man down. He will hold Dean down, figuratively and literally. He will take Dean to Suplex City and give him F-5s until he pins Brock.
Paul is asked how many times will Brock suplex Dean. Paul says he will do it as many times as he feels necessary. He will hit Dean with as many suplexes as Brock needs to or as many as he feels he has to.
Paul is asked what would happen if Dean conquers his beast. Paul laughs and he asks if they are doing comedy. Paul asks if they are telling jokes tonight. He wants substantive questions predicated on facts, not hypotheses. Paul asks Tom what would happen if Cathy looked at you in a serious manner. Paul says he does not deal in what ifs, he deals in facts.
Fact, Dean Ambrose is the beast. Fact, Brock will conquer Dean Ambrose.
We go back to the panel and they are thankful that Paul is not sitting with them, giving them the third degree.
Renee asks about Dean Ambrose and what will we see from him. She brings up the meetings with Terry Funk and Mick Foley.
Booker says that Dean is the purest fighter. He only has one speed and that is to go forward. He can dish it out, but Brock is the most dangerous man in WWE history. Dean has been taken out in an ambulance before. He wonders if Dean can keep taking it until Brock does not want to give it any more. Booker says this could be the last time we see Dean Ambrose.
Lita says weapons helps Dean Ambrose against Brock, but she points out that Brock can use the weapons too.
Renee mentions how much space they will have tonight.
Booker and Lita both think that someone will get hurt tonight. Brock is about solidifying his destiny in the WWE.
Corey Graves is now on the stage, showing the view down the ramp to the ring.
Corey says he is a little home sick as we see the distance between him and the panel. Corey says he is coming up.
We take a look at the WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony from last night.
We go to ringside with Mauro Ranallo, Jerry Lawler, and Byron Saxton.
Jerry talks about the experience of hosting the Hall of Fame.
Byron says it was a blast to be involved last night.
Before our opening match, we see a tale of the tape for the United States Title Match.
WWE United States Title Match: Ryback vs. Kalisto
Ryback and Kalisto are face to face and Kalisto teases coming off the ropes but he stops. Kalisto with a side head lock and Rybakc picks him up and sends Kalisto to the mat. Ryback picks up Kalisto with a waist lock but Kalisto with elbows. Kalisto with kicks. Ryback flings Kalisto over the top rope to the floor. Kalisto gets back into the ring and Ryback with a shoulder tackle. Ryback pushes Kalisto into the corner and Kalisto with kicks and bulldog off the turnbuckles for a near fall and Kalisto is thrown out of the ring on the kick out.
Ryback goes to the floor and Kalisto with a baseball slide to Ryback. Kalisto with a double knee strike from the apron but Ryback throws Kalisto around the ringside barrier and ring post. Ryback presses Kalisto over his head and Ryback climbs the steps and drops Kalisto into the ring. Kalisto with a kick but Ryback tosses Kalisto into the air and face first into the mat. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ryback gets a near fall. Ryback drags Kalisto around on the mat and Kalisto with kicks. Ryback with a back elbow for a near fall. Ryback chokes Kalisto and the referee warns him. Kalisto kicks Ryback in the legs. Ryback with a running Michinoku Driver for a near fall. Kalisto goes to the apron and Ryback slaps him in the head. Kalisto with an enzuigiri and then he goes up top. Ryback punches Kalisto to stop him. Ryback sets for a superplex and connects with forearms to the back. Ryback with a delayed vertical superplex but Kalisto counters and turns it into a lateral press for a near fall.
Ryback with a shoudler tackle. Ryback says it is over. Ryback sets for Shellshock but Kalisto counters into a DDT and Kalisto with a rana driver and he gets a near fall. Kalisto with a kick to the ribs. Kalisto with a springboard corkscrew press and he gets a near fall. Kalisto kicks Ryback in the ribs and Ryback blocks a kick and hits a spinebuster. Ryback picks up Kalisto from the corner, but a pad falls off. Ryback tries for a power bomb but Kalisto gets to his feet and Kalisto sends Ryback into the exposed turnbuckle before hitting Salida Del Sol for the three count.
Renee asks about the result of the match. Lita says Kalisto made his Wrestlemania moment. Booker says he was not surprised that Kalisto won.
Corey mentions he has been around AT&T Stadium all day. Booker says that tonight will be pandemonium.
Renee says Wrestlemania brings out the biggest starts and she mentions the Rock will be here.
Renee wonders what Rock will do.
Booker says you never know.
Lita says the WWE is Rock’s home.
Corey says he has no idea what Rock will do. He can do whatever he wants. He is coming home to WWE.
Lana, Naomi, Tamina Snuka, Emma and Summer Rae vs. Eva Marie, Brie Bella, Alicia Fox, Paige and Natalya
We go to the ring and the Total Divas music hits as Brie Bella, Paige, Alicia Fox, Eva Marie and Natalya make their way out. They all pose on the apron before Naomi’s music hits. Out she comes with Tamina Snuka, Emma, Summer Rae and Lana – Team Bad and Blonde.
Summer and Alicia start things off and they lock up. Alicia with a wrist lock and elbows. Alicia with kicks to the back. Summer with forearms. Alicia tries for a Northern Lights Suplex but Summer counters with a DDT and she gets a near fall. Alicia with a drop kick and tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall. All ten women get into the ring and the referee is trying to regain control in the match.
We go to commercial.
Eva Marie and Emma are in the ring and Eva with a head scissors and knee. Eva with a suplex to Emma. Eva with another suplex to Emma. Paige wants to be tagged in and Eva tags in Natalya emphatically. Emma slaps Natalya and she sends Natalya into the turnbuckles. Naomi tags in and she slaps Natalya. Natalya with punches to Naomi. Naomi with Speedball kicks and a drop kick. Naomi misses a splash into the corne and Natalya with a slingshot drop and Natalya runs over Naomi and hits a drop kick for a near fall. Paige tags in and they hit a Hart Foundation followed by a running knee. Paige sends Naomi into the turnbuckles and hits a running knee to the head. Paige with a snap mare but Naomi with a modified Codebreaker. Naomi misses a cross body when Paige drops down.
Emma tags in and Paige with a kick. Emma with a wheelbarrow suplex and she gets a near fall. Emma with punches and forearms and then she stands on Paige’s hair as she stretches Paige. Lana tags in and she kicks Paige in the back. Paige pushes Lana but Lana with a bicycle kick. Lana signals to Brie but the referee sends her back to the apron because she did not tag in. Tamina tags in and she gets a near fall. Tamina with a suplex and she gets a near fall. Tamina works on Paige’s neck. Tamina with a rear chin lock but Paige with punches. Tamina with a punch in the corner followed by an Irish whip. Tamina puts Paige on the turnbuckles but Paige pushes Tamina off. Naomi joins in and Natalya tries for the Tower of Doom but she gets stopped. Naomi goes to the floor and so does Tamina.
Paige is on the turnbuckles and she hits a cross body onto everyone but Lana. Paige gets back into the ring and Lana tells someone to get back in. Tamina stops Paige from making the tag. Tamina sends Paige into the turnbuckles and Emma tags back in. Emma sends Paige into the turnbuckles. Emma with kicks to the midsection. Paige with a rollup that sends Emma head first into the turnbuckles. Brie and Naomi tag in and Brie wtih clotheslines and she knocks Lana off the apron. Brie with kicks to Naomi. Brie with an X Factor for a near fall when Lana breaks up the cover. Natalya with a discus clothesline to Lana. Tamina with a Samoan drop to Natalya. Eva with Sliced Bread to Tamina. Summer takes care of Eva. Alicia with a leg drop to Summer. Emma with a buttefly suplex to Alicia. Paige with a fallaway slam to Emma. Naomi with Rear View to Paige. Naomi blocks the Brie Mode Kick and then hits a drop kick to Brie.
Naomi with a split legged moonsault onto Brie but Brie gets her knee up and Brie goes up top. Lana pushes Brie off the top turnbuckle while the referee was distracted. Brie with a snap mare and the Yes Lock. Naomi taps out.
Winners: Brie Bella, Alicia Fox, Natalya, Eva Marie, and Paige
After the match, Nikki Bella, in her gear, join her fellow Total Divas cast members in the ring to celebrate the victory.
They talk about what they just saw during the Divas Tag Match. Booker says Brie pulled off a new move that we haven’t seen before. Now she has her sister back with her. Renee mentions that you can order Wrestlemania on your local cable provider.
We go to commercial.
We are back with a look at the crowd inside AT&T Stadium.
Renee says they are making history tonight.
Corey says he spent time walking around the stadium. He brings up that control of Raw is on the line.
Renee asks Booker what does this Wrestlemania mean. Booker says that they do everything big in Texas. Booker says there are 100,000 people in this stadium and it will only get bigger and bigger and bigger.
Renee asks Booker what match is he looking for the most. Booker says he is looking forward to the Hell in a Cell match. The prodigal son has returned. Renee asks if they thought they would see the return of Shane McMahon.
We are back from the USA Network commercial.
It is time to talk about the Hell in a Cell Match.
We go to the video package.
Renee asks Corey what does tomorrow look like if Shane wins. Corey says Shane will not win tonight. It is the Undertaker and we know his history at Wrestlemania and at Hell in a Cell. This is his match. Shane is a hell of a competitor. Undertaker defines WWE while Shane defines the Attitude Era according to Booker. Corey says that Mr. McMahon will still be in control and they will still be on the preshow.
Renee asks what will happen to Mr. McMahon after what he said to Undertaker. Booker says Taker will not take that lightly. He says we will see something we have never seen before.
Booker picks Shane while Corey picks Undertaker.
We go to the ring and Lita is in there with something under a red cover.
Lita says a lot has happened since the first time she stood in a WWE ring. She saw Cyndi Lauper hold Wendy Richter’s hand high. No one was going to tell her no. You did not say no to Fabulous Moolah, Mae Young, Sensational Sheri, Alundra Blayze, Jacqueline, or Trish Stratus. It was these women who paved the way to spotlight things on the women of the WWE. We just saw ten of the current divas who showed what it means to compete in the ring. Later tonight, we will see the champion, Charlotte, Becky Lynch, and Sasha Banks. Lita says they are very instrumental for the next step in this company. They are more than Divas, they are WWE Superstars.
Lita says tonight the winner of the Triple Threat will be the recipent of the first ever WWE Women’s Championship. Lita reveals the new belt.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Renee talks about how she might not get in the ring, but the recognition given to the women and removing the label ‘Diva’ is a big thin.
Booker says it was hard to keep it under control during the announcement. This business was built on the women.
Renee asks Corey about Charlotte, Becky, and Sasha since he has been around them. He says he remembers all of them being hired by NXT. He has seen them grow as people and wrestlers. They started the Women’s Wrestling movement in the WWE. Now it is a Women’s Revolution.
Renee says it was a big thing to have Lita make that announcement.
We go to commercial.
The Usos vs. Dudley Boyz
The Usos go after the Dudleys when the bell rings but the Dudleys send the Usos to the apron. D-Von with a forearm to Jimmy’s back and then he punches Jimmy. D-Von with more punches. D-Von with a corkscrew back elbow and he gets a near fall. D-Von works on the neck. Jimmy with a punch but D-Von with a clothesline and he gets a near fall. D-Von runs his forearm across Jimmy’s face. Bubba tags in and he kicks Jimmy in the midsection. He tells Jimmy this is just like he used to do to his father. Bubba punches Jimmy but Jimmy punches back. Bubba with a punch and he chokes Jimmy in the ropes. Bubba stomps on the hand and he hits a double sledge to the back. Bubba tells Jimmy to make the tag.
Bubba with an elbow to the top of the head. Bubba says he is going to take his time and beat you up in front of 100,000 people. Bubba with a punch. Bubba with jabs but Jimmy with a super kick and both men are down. Jey and D-Von tag in and Jey with an enzuigiri to Bubba followed by a Samoan drop on D-Von. Bubba slams Jey and Bubba tags in and he sets for the Wassup Headbutt and D-Von connects with Jey’s lower region. Jey with a super kick and he goes up top but lands on D-Von’s knees. Bubba and D-Von hit a neck breaker and belly-to-back suplex combination for a near fall. Jey with a super kcik to Bubba and one to D-Von for the three count.
Winners: The Usos
After the match, The Dudleys attack the Usos. D-Von gets a table from under the ring and Bubba gets a table of his own. They set up the tables for the Usos. Bubba and D-Von pick up Jimmy and Jey for power bombs through the tables but The Usos with super kicks. The Usos rearrange the tables and the Dudleys are put on the tables. Jimmy and Jey go up top and they hit frog splashes through the tables.
We go to the panel and Booker says the Usos are back on track. Renee calls it a solid win for the Usos.
We take a look at the stadium seating area.
Corey mentions the Pontiac Silverdome and Wrestlemania III.
Renee says there are more than 100,000 people here because of the stacked card.
They run through the card.
They talk about the WWE Title match. Booker says that Triple H is always ready when it comes time. He has had his shield and armor. He will need it against Roman Reigns. Tonight is when Roman will cash in and put Triple H in the rear view mirror.
Corey says that Roman will have to block out the environment. There are people who might not like him. He is in the ring with Triple H.
The announcers for Wrestlemania make their way to the ring.
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