WrestleMania 37 Night 2 Results – WrestleMania 37 Night 2 Kickoff pre-show opens live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Kayla Braxton welcomes us. She’s joined by Peter Rosenberg and WWE Hall of Famers JBL, Booker T, and Jerry Lawler. Booker and Lawler joke about the wind and rain, adding that the show will go on. JBL shows off his Hall of Fame ring, and Rosenberg brags about being a former WWE 24/7 Champion.
Peter says he doesn’t know what to day about this because the Fiend has been set on fire. He mentions last year’s Firefly Fun House match. Jerry says he cannot wait to see what happens next. Booker says this is uncharted waters. Fiend is looking to paint his Picasso and Randy is his canvas. John agrees with Booker. Randy is one of the greatest and in a normal match, he is betting on Randy. This is not normal. He says he would be worried if he was Randy.
— We take a look at some of the community events during the week.
— We take a look back at last night’s Tag Team Turmoil Match that was won by Tamina and Natalya.
Kayla says this match is anyone’s to win. She asks Booker if there is a more dominant team of the two. Booker says you have size and quickness on both sides. He says he does not know who will win the match. Peter mentions that this is a big moment for Tamina to try to win her first title. John goes with Tamina and Natalya because of their experience. Jerry is picking Tamina and Natalya as well.
— We take a look at the United States Championship Match.
Kayla wonders what Riddle’s entrance will look like. Jerry wonders why Riddle doesn’t wear shoes and if it has been explained (Jerry, it has). John says that he would step on Riddle’s feet if he had the chance. Booker tells Riddle to focus on the match . John mentions that Kevin von Erich was successful and did not wear shoes. Booker is picking Sheamus. John is also picking Sheamus. Peter is picking Riddle.
— We take a look back at Night 1 of WrestleMania 37.
Peter says he felt emotional to see Bianca Belair with Montez Ford after Bianca won the Women’s Title. Peter mentions Bad Bunny and his performance. John says Bad Bunny was awesome as well as the main event. Jerry says he cannot believe that brawn beat out brains last night. Booker talks about Bobby Lashley’s dominant performance. John agrees with Booker. Kayla mentions Cesaro’s performance last night.
— We take a look at the Raw Women’s Title Match.
Kayla asks if Asuka’s reign as champion is over. Peter says it is tough and he says when he first saw Rhea, he thought we were looking at a future great. She had a match at last year’s Wrestlemania and she could beat Asuka. Booker says a Rhea victory would not be an upset. Booker mentions Rhea’s size and speed and she will pounce on Asuka. Jerry says he thinks Rhea is ready for Asuka. Rhea has a vicious streak. John says Asuka is one of the greatest. Rhea has what it takes to be successful and we will see how Rhea performs tonight. Peter says he is picking Asuka. Booker mentions Rhea having a match last year so she has the experience.
— We take a look at the Hall of Fame Class of 2021 ceremony.
— We take a look at the Intercontiental Title Match with a video package.
Sonya Deville joins the panel. Kayla asks about the match. Sonya says that he is the one who knows about this match. She says she does not think Big E knows what to expect. Booker says this starts back a long time ago. Peter says Apollo has set up a situation where he controls things.
— We take a look at Kevin Owens versus Sami Zayn with a video package.
— Kayla asks what will Logan Paul do. Sonya says we don’t know who Logan will side with. John says Sami has exposed the Deep State in the WWE and there will be some revelations. Peter says that Sami might be right. Booker says that Sami needs some help. Peter says that Sami is intent on proving the conspiracy.
— We take a look at the Universal Chamiponship Match with a video package.
Peter says it has been an amazing year for Roman Reigns, Edge is back and Daniel Bryan is added. He says don’t bet against Daniel Bryan. John says all of them think it is their destiny to win but he is going witih Roman because of Paul Heyman. Booker picks Roman. Jerry picks Daniel Bryan. And that’s it for the WrestleMania Kick-Off Show. Night 2 of WrestleMania starts right now!
WrestleMania 37 Night 2 Results
Ashland Craft performs “America The Beautiful” in the middle of the ring. We see WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon with the entire roster watching on the stage. We get a flyover after Craft wraps her performance. The fireworks go off above the stadium as we cut to the opening video package.
We are live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida as and WrestleMania 37 is officially underway! Titus O’Neil and Hulk Hogan come out to welcome everyone to Night Two of Wrestlemania and they are dressed like pirates.
Titus says they look good tonight. Hogan says last night was unbelievable and tonight will be the same. Titus mentions there are seven matches and Hogan says there are five title matches.
Randy Orton vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt with Alexa Bliss
Randy Orton slowly makes his way to the ring. During his entrance, Randy mocks Mandy Rose, pretending to slip like she did last night. We get a video package recapping the events leading to this match.
We see “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt backstage in a wild looking corridor. He starts walking and flames appear around him. He briefly disappears and walks out of the flames, now appearing with his old Fiend look. We cut back to the open air of the stadium and “Let Me In” appears in the sky in red letters, apparently using drones. The Firefly Fun House music now starts up as Alexa Bliss makes her way out, skipping and twirling down the ramp while Orton looks on from the ring. Bliss is all smiles and laughing while Orton seethes. Bliss approaches a huge version of her jack in the box at ringside. She’s excited to see the box. Bliss starts turning the large handle of the box as “Pop Goes the Weasel” plays. The stadium is covered in red lights now as a sinister music plays. Bliss keeps turning the handle as The Fiend starts to rise out of the box, staring Orton down. The Fiend’s music is playing now. He plays to the crowd on top of the box after shutting the lid.
The Fiend suddenly leaps from the top of the box to the ring, nailing a flying clothesline on Orton. The bell rings as Fiend goes to work on Orton, laughing and shrieking behind the mask. Fiend keeps Orton down and stares straight ahead, yelling out a loud “Yowie! Wowie!” for a pop.
Wyatt turns upside down in the corner for another pop. The red light is still covering the stadium. Wyatt waits for Orton to get up. He slowly gets up but immediately slides to the floor to regroup. Fiend follows but Orton decks him and slams him on top of the announce table. Fiend pops right back up and rocks Orton, then applies the Mandible Claw.
The hold is broken and Orton brings it in, nailing his signature draping DDT. Fiend comes right back and they go at it. Fiend apparently hits the box at ringside and goes down. Orton nails another draping DDT and this time Fiend doesn’t come right back up. Orton stomps but Fiend is still getting up, on his knees now. Orton with several rights to the head now. Fiend just growls and stands up. He charges but Orton rocks him. Orton charges but Fiend clotheslines him. They both run at each other and Fiend collides with the crossbody. Fiend mounts Orton with strikes on the mat now.
Fiend goes for a senton but Orton rolls out of the way. Fiend charges and Orton sends him through the ropes to the floor. Fiend comes right back to the apron but Orton kicks him several times. Orton with a third draping DDT. Orton smiles and gets back up without covering for the pin. Orton drops to the mat and stalks Fiend now, pounding the mat. Fiend gets up and blocks the RKO, applying the Mandible Claw. Orton goes down to his knees in the hold.
Fiend turns Orton over and kisses his forehead as flames rise up from the ring pot. We see Bliss sitting on top of the box now. She has the black ooze pouring all over her head. Fans chant “holy s–t!” as Fiend stares at her. Orton comes from behind and drops Fiend with the RKO for the pin to win.
Winner: Randy Orton
After the match, a terrified or shocked Orton heads out of the ring as his music hits. The red light goes away. Bliss is still sitting on top of the box with the black liquid covering her head and face, still staring at Wyatt. He recovers and stares back at her. Fans are standing on their feet. The lights start going down inside the stadium. It’s all black now. The lights come back up and the ring is empty. The box is gone. Fans are booing.
Titus and Hogan are in the back and Eric Bischoff shows up and then we get Bayley. Bayley asks if they know how to answer a phone or a DM. Bayley apologizes to Eric. She says if Eric wants to be on a show with a real platform and audience, he has Ding Dong Hello. Eric appreciates the offer. He says he would love to have Bianca Belair on his podcast. Maybe even Sasha. Bayley says they are the flavor of the month. She is the longest reigning champion in Smackdown history and she is on both shows. Eric asks Hogan about his boat and they walk away. Titus apologizes to Bayley and leaves, but he gives Bayley his hat.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match
Natalya and Tamina Snuka vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler (c)
Natalya and Shayna start things off and Shayna with a side head lock take down. Shayna with a shoulder tackle. Shayna blocks a hip toss and Natalya blocks a hip toss. Natalya takes Shayna to the mat and tries for the sharpshooter but Shayna escapes. Nia tags in and she wants Tamina so Natalya tags in her partner. Nia pie faces Tamina and head butts her. Nia with a head butt and Tamina with another one. Tamina goes for a slam but does not get Nia up. Tamina with punches and Natalya tags in and Shayna tags in but Natalya and Tamina with a double flapjack. Shayna with a punch to Natalya but Natalya and Tamina drop Shayna onto Nia. Shayna with an inside cradle for a near fall.
Natalya with a German suplex. Tamina tags in and Tamina with a clothesline. Natalya tags in and she catapults Shayna to Tamina for a super kick and Natalya gets a near fall. Shayna with a knee and both women are down. Tamina and Nia fight on the floor and Tamina tries to slam Nia but Nia blocks it and Nia with a slam. Shayna with a knee and she gets a near fall. Shayna works on the leg.Shayna with a forearm and she turns the ankle in unnatrual directions. Shayan stomps on the ankle.
Nia tags in and she works on the leg. Nia gets a near fall. Shayna tags in and applies the Stretch Muffler and Shayna with a knee for a near fall. Nia with a slam and she misses a splash and hits the ring post shoulder first. Natalya goes for clotheslines and after three or four she gets Nia down and Natalya gets a near fall. Nia with a spinebuster and Tamina breaks up the cover. Tamina and Shayna tag in and Tamina with forearms. Shayna with a forearm and kicks to the leg but Tamina with a dragon scre leg whip. Tamina misses a splash and Shayna works on the ankle but Tamina kicks Shayna to the mat. Tamina blocks the Kirifuda Clutch and Tamina with a Samoan drop for a near fall.
Tamina goes up top and Shayna with a kick to the head and Nia tags in. Nia goes up top but Natalya pulls Tamina to the mat. Nia with a cross body onto Tamina and Natalya for a near fall on both of them. Nia has some unkind words for Tamina as she monologues. Tamina punches Nia and slams her, Hogan/Andre The Giant style, for a near fall. Tamina then goes up top but misses the splash.
Natalya tags in and she misses a punch on Shayna. Shayna tags in and Natalya puts Nia in the sharpshooter despite the referee telling Natalya that Nia is the legal one. Shayna with the Kirifuda Clutch on Natalya and the referee calls for the bell.
Winners: Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
After the match, the music hits as Jax and Baszler exit the ring and raise the titles at ringside. Tamina checks on Natalya in the middle of the ring as we see some disappointed fans in the crowd. Jax and Baszler celebrate and head for the ramp.
— We get a video recapping the events leading to Sami Zayn vs. Kevin Owens match.
Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn
Logan Paul will be Sami’s guest
We go back to the ring and WWE Hall of Famer JBL has joined Cole and Graves for guest commentary on this match. Sami Zayn is out first and he’s fired up. Sami takes the mic and calls for everyone to give a very warm WrestleMania reception to his special guest of honor tonight. Fans start booing and Sami tells them to show some respect. Sami says this is his only ally in making this documentary to show the conspiracies against him. He goes on and introduces his guest, YouTube star Logan Paul. Paul hits the ring and offers his hand for a shake but Sami hugs him instead. Sami raises Paul’s arm to a mixed reaction but mostly cheers it sounds like. The music hits and out next comes Kevin Owens to a big pop. Owens is also fired up to see the crowd.
Sami and Owens have words before the bell as the referee warns them. Sami charges first but Owens immediately catches him in a Pop-Up Powerbomb. Sami rolls to the floor. Owens follows and goes for a powerbomb to the edge of the apron but Sami fights free. Owens follows into the ring and chops Sami around. Owens dominates Sami and clotheslines him into the corner as Paul looks on from his chair at ringside.
Owens with a corner cannonball. Owens goes to the top turnbuckle but Sami crawls to the apron for a breather. Owens charges but runs into a big boot. Sami goes for a half & half suplex on the apron but Owens fights him off. Sami ends up dropping Owens on the edge of the apron with a Brainbuster. Owens hits the floor and lands hard as Paul looks on.
Owens makes it back in at the 8 count but Sami mounts him with strikes. Sami kicks Owens and mounts him from behind with big strikes. Sami looks at Paul and Paul nods in approval. Sami smiles. Owens fights back but Sami nails a Michinoku Driver for a close 2 count. Cole calls it a Blue Thunderbomb and Graves corrects him, joking about saving Cole from the internet again tonight. Sami takes Owens to the top for a superplex but Owens fights back. They trade strikes up top now. Owens headbutts Sami to the mat.
Owens follows up with the big Frogsplash but Sami kicks out just in time. Sami avoids a Pop-Up Powerbomb. Owens ends up hitting a big neckbreaker over his knee but Sami kicks out just in time. More back and forth now. Sami with a big Exploder suplex into the turnbuckles. Sami misses the Helluva Kick in the corner. Sami blocks a Stunner and then hits the Blue Thunderbomb for a close 2 count.
Sami with another big Exploder into the corner, and another to the middle of the ring. Sami drops Owens with another Brainbuster for a close 2 count as Owens barely kicks out. Sami shows some frustration now. Fans chant “this is awesome!” now. Sami unloads with strikes in the corner but Owens fights back. Sami drops Owens in the corner. Sami takes Owens back to the top but Owens counters and drives Sami into the mat from the second turnbuckle with a Fisherman’s suplex. Owens gets up first and clotheslines Sami into the corner, and again. Sami comes right out of the corner with a Helluva Kick.
Sami charges for another Helluva Kick but Owens meets him with a superkick, and another superkick. Fans pop as Owens holds Sami up by his face, taunting him. Owens drops Sami with a Stunner in the middle of the ring for the pin to win.
Winner: Kevin Owens
After the match, Owens stands tall as his music hits. Paul looks disappointed at ringside. We go to replays. Orton plays to the crowd from the corner now as Sami tries to recover. Paul comes in to check on Sami. Paul approaches Owens and offers his hand for a shake but Sami jumps up and is furious. Sami rants about Paul being his guest of honor. Paul shoves Sami to the mat for boos. Sami limps away from the ring, still ranting. Paul grabs Owens’ arm and raises it in victory. Owens looks annoyed. Paul applauds Owens. Owens looks around and smiles as fans cheer for what’s about to happen. Owens drops Paul with a Stunner for another pop. Owens’ music starts back up as he celebrates with the crowd. We go to more replays. Owens makes his exit and greets family members at ringside. We see a referee and WWE Producer Jamie Noble helping Paul out of the ring.
— WWE United States Champion Riddle rides his scooter around backstage and stops at WWE Hall of Famer The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh. He checks out Khali’s ring. WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam walks up and they all share a moment. RVD gives Riddle some of his branded rolling papers. They share another moment, doing the RVD thumb pose together, and Riddle rides off to get ready for his match.
WWE United States Title Match
Sheamus vs. Riddle (c)
Back from a break and out first comes Sheamus. We see recent events that led to this match. Out next comes WWE United States Champion Riddle, riding his scooter to the ring. He hits the ring and more pyro goes off.
The bell rings and they go at it. Sheamus takes control early on and levels Riddle with a shoulder. Sheamus grounds Riddle by his arm now, bending the hand back. Riddle turns it around in the corner and unloads with strikes. Sheamus comes right back with one shot and drops Riddle. Riddle counters a slam and applies a Sleeper on Sheamus’ back in the middle of the ring. Sheamus rams Riddle back into the corner. Sheamus with back elbows in the corner now as the referee warns him. Riddle leaps at Sheamus but Sheamus turns it into a big tilt-a-whirl sideslam for a 2 count.
Sheamus keeps control and hits the Irish Curse backbreaker. They trade strikes and Riddle fights Sheamus into the corner. Sheamus kicks his way out but Riddle ends up using the ropes to apply an armbar until the 5 count. Sheamus with the 10 beats of The Bodhrán and a suplex for a 2 count. Sheamus goes to the top now but Riddle runs up and launches him to the mat with a huge Spanish Fly. They trade more strikes now. Riddle lands a big kick and then rocks Sheamus in the corner with a running punch, and another. Riddle tosses Sheamus out of the corner and hits the Broton for a pop.
Riddle can’t lift Sheamus for a suplex now. He tries again and hits it for a close 2 count. Sheamus blocks a Bro Derek and drops Riddle. Sheamus with more offense now. Sheamus with a huge Brogue Kick out of nowhere but Riddle still kicks out. Sheamus with more offense and an Alabama Slam but Riddle hangs on and kicks out again. Sheamus shows some frustration now. They fight on the apron now. Riddle rams Sheamus into the ring post and hits a big back suplex on the edge of the apron. Riddle goes on and hits a big corkscrew from the middle rope to the floor, taking Sheamus back down. They bring it back in and Riddle hits the corkscrew from the top rope for another close 2 count. Riddle can’t believe it.
Riddle goes right into a reverse armbar. Sheamus takes back control and hits several more power moves, including a stiff top rope knee drop. Sheamus calls for the Brogue now. Riddle dodges it and rolls him but Sheamus rolls through. Sheamus dodges a knee but Riddle keeps coming. Sheamus levels him out of nowhere with a modified Brogue Kick for the pin to win the title.
Winner and NEW U.S. Champion: Sheamus
After the match, Riddle sits up and his mouth is bleeding. Sheamus’ music hits as he begins his celebration. We go to replays. Sheamus stops and looks down at Riddle as Riddle seethes. Sheamus makes his exit with the title in the air.
— We get a video of Triple H on the side of a road holding a yellow case. Bad Bunny walks up and Triple H says he did an amazing job last night, but now it’s his time and hands him the case. Bunny takes it and climbs atop the truck he rode in on last night. He opens the case and a Triple H-themed microphone is inside. Bunny will be going on a world tour next year.
Nigerian Drum Match (Anything Goes, No Rules or Limits) for the WWE Intercontinental Title
Apollo Crews vs. Big E (c)
Wale will perform “Feel The Power” for Big E’s entrance
We go back to the ring and out comes rapper Wale to perform the “Feel The Power” theme for WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E. The pyro goes off and fans cheer for Big E. Out next comes Apollo Crews with his large spear. We see tables around the ring with large green drums on them. There are also kendo sticks and large brass gongs.
The bell rings and they both go to ringside to grab a kendo stick, bringing it in. They have words. Big E swings first. Crews swings back. They unload on each other with kendo sticks now. They brawl around ringside now. Big E launches Crews into one of the large drums. Crews blocks a shot with a gong, dropping Big E. Crews with more kendo stick shots at ringside. They bring it back in and Crews keeps control until Big E hits a huge Spear from the apron to the floor.
Big E brings it back in for a 2 count. Big E places half of the steel ring steps at ringside. He goes to slam Crews from the apron to the steel but Crews counters and drives Big E into the edge of the apron with a DVD. Crews with a close 2 count.
Crews places Big E on the steps on the ground now. He carries the other part of the steps to the apron and goes to slam them down on Big E but Big E misses. They come back to the apron and Crews levels him with a kick to the face. Crews charges on the apron but Big E grabs him and drives him down to the steel steps on the floor with a big Uranage. Big E kneels down and yells at Crews in his face.
Big E slides a table in the ring now as the hometown crowd pops for him. He brings Crews back in and looks to put him through the table but Crews levels him with an enziguri. Crews unloads with kendo stick shots now, and more kendo stick shots to keep Big E down. Crews places Big E on top of the table now. Crews climbs to the top turnbuckle and goes for a Frogsplash but Big E moves. Crews goes through the table with the Frogsplash.
Big E scoops him with The Big Ending. He goes for the finish but the former Dabba-Kato hits the ring and attacks Big E, destroying him. We reported earlier that Kato was being re-packaged with a new gimmick. He drags Crews on top of Big E for the pin to win the title.
WInner and NEW Intercontinental Champion: Apollo Crews
After the match, the music hits as the former Dabba-Kato helps Crews up and he raises the title. We go to replays. Crews poses in the corner as pyro goes off around the stadium. Crews says this is for Nigeria.
— We take a look at the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Molly Holly, Rob Van Dam, The Great Khali, Eric Bischoff, Rich Hering, and Kane stand on the stage. Kane makes fire erupt from the pirate ship.
RAW Women’s Title Match
Rhea Ripley vs. Asuka (c)
Ash Costello will perform “Brutality” for Ripley’s entrance
We go back to the stage and Ash Costello is introduced with a band. She (badly) performs “Brutality” as Rhea Ripley makes her entrance to a pop and some pyro. Out next comes RAW Women’s Champion Asuka to a pop. She hits the ring and poses in the corner as more pyro goes off around the stadium. We get formal ring introductions from Rome now. Joe, Saxton and Cole are back for this one.
The bell rings and they have words as they size each other up. Ripley charges but misses and Asuka dropkicks her but Ripley is still standing. They trade strikes and Asuka kicks her. Asuka rolls Ripley for a 2 count. Asuka with a backslide and a dropkick to send Ripley into the corner. Asuka misses a Hip Attack in the corner. Ripley runs into boots in the corner.
Ripley chops Asuka down in the corner and charges but Asuka sends her face-first into the turnbuckles, then kicks her. Ripley goes to the floor for a breather as the referee counts. They both are on the floor now. Asuka with a big knee to the face. Asuka brings it back in and stalks Ripley. Asuka with kicks to the back now. Ripley dodges another Hip Attack and levels Asuka with a kick. Ripley slams Asuka face-first for a 2 count in the middle of the ring.
Ripley mounts Asuka with strikes on the mat now. Ripley with a body scissors to keep control. Fans do dueling chants. Ripley smacks Asuka around now, disrespecting her for louder boos. Asuka tries to fight out of another body scissors but Ripley keeps it locked. They get up and Ripley kicks Asuka around some more while taunting her. Ripley with another slap and a clothesline, and another clothesline to put Asuka right back down. Asuka catches a kick and takes Ripley down into an ankle lock.
Ripley screams out as Asuka tightens the hold. Ripley powers up and turns the hold into a big German suplex, dumping Asuka on her head. Asuka kicks out right before the 3 count. Ripley takes it to the corner and slams Asuka face-first into the turnbuckle a few times. Asuka goes down with another turnbuckle shot. Ripley continues to take her time in punishing the champ. Ripley with shoulder thrusts to the lower back now as the referee warns her.
Ripley places Asuka on the top turnbuckle and clubs her in the back. Ripley climbs up for the super back suplex but Asuka resists, knocking Ripley back to the mat. Asuka turns around on the top and hits a missile dropkick for a pop. Ripley runs into a kick. Asuka with a big German suplex. Asuka with a Hip Attack in the corner. Ripley fights off a German attempt but Asuka keeps fighting. Asuka stuns Ripley to her knees with a big strike. Asuka with the Hip Attack to knock Ripley down from her knees for a close 2 count.
Asuka shows some frustration now before she goes to the top. Ripley runs and dropkicks Asuka, knocking her from the top turnbuckle to the floor, hitting the apron on the way down. The referee counts but Asuka returns to the apron. Ripley approaches but Asuka knocks her to the floor. Asuka goes for a kick from the apron but Ripley catches her on her shoulders, then slams her face-first into the edge of the apron. The referee counts but Ripley brings it back in. They trade shots on the apron now as the referee counts. Asuka with a huge DDT from the apron to the floor for a pop.
Asuka makes it back in 6 and Ripley is right after. Asuka nails a running knee for a 2 count. Asuka unloads with quick kicks to the head. Asuka with a sliding knee but Ripley catches it. Ripley stomps away after a takedown. Ripley with the inverted Cloverleaf submission. Asuka tries to break it but Ripley holds on. Asuka turns it into an armbar on the mat. Ripley fights and powers up, slinging Asuka into the bottom turnbuckle to break the hold. Ripley goes on and hits a big suplex from the apron into the ring for another close 2 count.
Asuka fights Ripley off from behind, then takes her down into an armbar. Ripley fights out into a 2 count. Asuka goes right into the Asuka Lock but it’s countered. Asuka with kicks while Ripley is on her knees now. Ripley tells her to bring it again, taunting her. Asuka kicks again and tries for the running boot. Ripley ducks it and nails Riptide in the middle of the ring for the pin to win the title.
Winner and NEW RAW Women’s Champion: Rhea Ripley
After the match, the music hits as a shocked Ripley recovers and begins celebrating. Asuka also sits up and looks on. Ripley raises the title as we go to replays. Ripley poses in the corner with the title as fans cheer her on.
— We take a look at earlier tonight, when Randy Orton defeated The Fiend.
— Titus O’Neil and Hulk Hogan thank the fans and Bayley makes her way to the stage. She says they are thanking everyone for watching and everyone in the crowd. You didn’t thank me. Bayley demands her pyro and she get it.
She says she has been carrying this on her back for the last two nights and had to deal with the legends, the idiots in the crowd and that stupid Michael Cole. Nikki and Brie Bella come out to confront Bayley. Bayley tells Nikki and Brie that John Cena is not here tonight. Nikki slaps the mic out of Bayle’s hands and then The Bellas attack Bayley and send her down the ramp.
— The events leading to the Universal Championship Match are shown.
Triple Threat for the WWE Universal Title
Daniel Bryan vs. Edge vs. Roman Reigns (c)
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first comes Daniel Bryan to a big pop and a “yes!” chant. Bryan hits the ring and is ready to go. Out comes WWE Hall of Famer Edge next. Edge also gets a huge pop and a much bigger pyro display around the stadium. Edge and Bryan both get ready in the ring now as some boos come up from the crowd. Out next comes WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns with Jey Uso and Paul Heyman. They’re all wearing red leis around their necks. Uso is hyped up. They stop on the ramp and Reigns raises the title as more pyro explodes around the stadium. Reigns stops at the ring and looks ahead as Edge and Bryan stare him down. Reigns takes his time entering the ring but when he does, he raises the title to more pyro. Hamilton does formal ring introductions.
The bell rings and Reigns immediately drops Bryan. Edge rocks Reigns from behind. Reigns fights back and unloads in the corner on Edge. Bryan comes to unload on Reigns with uppercuts. Reigns tosses Bryan to the floor. Uso drops Bryan with a big superkick on the floor, then launches him into the steel ring steps.
Reigns tosses Edge to the floor and Uso superkicks him in front of the announcers. Reigns intimidates the announce team now, then takes apart their table. Bryan runs the ropes and nails a suicide dive to Reigns into the table. Uso superkicks Bryan again. Edge grabs Uso and launches him into the steel ring steps. Edge decks Reigns from behind and beats him from the apron to the barrier to the apron to the barrier. He keeps this up, manhandling Reigns and sending him into the ring post last. Edge is the only one standing as fans cheer him on.
Edge takes apart the steps and takes Uso on top of the bottom half. He drops Uso with a big DDT on the steel and they both land hard. Uso is laid out and officials are checking on him now. Reigns and Bryan are still down as Edge slowly gets up. Heyman looks on concerned. Bryan rolls into the ring. Officials are escorting Uso away. Edge meets Bryan in the ring and they face off. Reigns looks on from the floor at ringside. Edge and Bryan unload on each other.
Bryan with Yes Kicks in the corner now. Bryan takes Edge to the top and hits the hurricanrana but Edge turns it into a roll-up for 2. Edge drops Bryan again for 2. Reigns gets back on the apron but Edge meets him and they trade strikes. Reign goes for a suplex to the floor but Edge resists. Bryan slides under and Reigns hits the apron. Bryan goes to the top and hits a missile dropkick on Edge in the ring. Bryan kips up and yells out for a big pop. Bryan works Edge over now. Bryan ducks Edge’s clothesline and goes for a suicide dive on Reigns but Reigns catches him on the floor and delivers a big suplex. Edge and Reigns go at it at ringside now. Edge rocks him and brings it back in. Edge follows but Reigns hits a big clothesline off the ropes.
Reigns stands tall and recovers as fans boo him. Reigns calls for a Superman Punch but Edge counters and hits the big DDT. Edge rallies and waits for Reigns to get back up. Edge calls for the Spear but Reigns meets him with a Superman Punch. Fans boo as Reigns gets hyped up. Reigns waits for Edge to get back up now. Reigns goes for the Spear but Edge blocks it and rolls him for a 2 count. They run the ropes and both collide in the middle of the ring with Spear attempts. Edge and Reigns are both down now.
Bryan comes back in and hits a flying headbutt to Edge, then to Reigns for a close 2 count. Bryan is up first. Edge gets up on his knees and fans chant with Bryan as he delivers Yes Kicks to both Edge and Reigns. Reigns ducks the roundhouse kick and shoves him into Edge but Edge side-steps. Bryan levels Edge with a running knee. Reigns runs into a kick from Bryan. Bryan levels Reigns with the roundhouse kick for a close 2 count. Bryan holds Reigns’ arms while stomping away. Bryan applies the Yes Lock now and pulls back on it as fans cheer him on.
Heyman looks worried as Bryan tightens the hold. There are no rope breaks. Edge breaks the hold up. Bryan comes back with the Yes Lock on Edge in the middle of the ring. Bryan pulls back as Edge yells out. Reigns decks Bryan to break the hold up. Reigns mounts Bryan with big right hands now. Reigns lifts Bryan for a powerbomb, dropping him right on top of Edge. Reigns kicks Bryan to the floor. Some fans chant “Roman sucks!” and Reigns isn’t liking it. Reigns grabs the bottom half of the steel steps and positions them against the announce table. Reigns slowly brings Bryan to the steps but he stops as the chants get louder. Reigns shakes his head no. He aggressively grabs Bryan now and puts him through the announce table with a big powerbomb. Edge comes out of nowhere with a big Spear, leveling Reigns off the steps to the floor.
Fans chant “this is awesome!” now as we get replays of the carnage that just went down. Edge brings Reigns back in but stops to go to the timekeeper’s area. We see Reigns struggling to get up in the ring while Bryan is down on the table debris. Edge brings a chair in the ring but Reigns stops him. Reigns tosses the chair away. Edge sends him into the top rope and he goes down. Edge applies a Crossface in the middle of the ring. Edge takes a piece of the chair leg and uses it to pull back on Reigns’ mouth with the submission locked.
Bryan runs in and intercepts Reigns’ tap out. Bryan applies the Yes Lock while Edge has the Crossface, both holds on Reigns. Bryan and Edge trade headbutts back and forth while Reigns is in their holds. Bryan and Edge brawl now with Bryan mounting Edge and unloading. Fans rally for Bryan and chant “this is awesome!” some more. Bryan holds Edge’s arms while stomping away on him. Bryan waits in the corner now and gets another “yes!” chant going. Edge slowly gets up across the ring as the chants pick up. Bryan charges but Edge meets him with a big Spear. Reigns misses a Superman Punch on Edge and Edge comes right back with a Spear Edge covers but Bryan stops the pin out of desperation, falling out to the floor. Edge is about to lose his mind now.
Edge has a crazed look on his face now as he gets chairs. He decks Bryan with a chair at ringside. Edge rolls Bryan back in and follows with a chair. He unloads on both Bryan and Reigns with back & forth steel chair shots. Edge drops a chair and places Bryan’s head on top of it. He grabs another chair and places it under Reigns’ head. Edge grabs a third chair to deliver Con-Chair-To’s. He delivers it to Bryan and Bryan is done. He goes to do it to Reigns but Uso attacks him and makes the save. Edge takes Uso out with a Spear.
Edge unloads on Jey with chair shots now. Edge turns around to a big Spear from Reigns in the middle of the ring. Reigns puts Edge’s head on a chair. Reigns delivers a Con-Chair-To to Edge and Edge is out. Reigns drags Edge over and stacks him on top of Bryan. Reigns pins both challengers at the same time for the win to retain.
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