WrestleMania 35 Results: Becky Lynch creates history by ‘Winning It All’, Seth Rollins and Kofi Kingston win Gold

On the first Sunday of April 2019, WrestleMania 35 kicked off at the MetLife Stadium amidst 82, 265 WWE fans from all across the world. This show boasted one of the best matchcard in the recent history of the pay-per-view.

Pre-show

Cruiserweight Championship

Buddy Murphy (c) vs Tony Nese 

WrestleMania 35 pre-show kicked off with Tony Nese challenging Buddy Murphy for the Cruiserweight championship. After a gruelling opening encounter, Tony Nese was finally successful in winning the beating

Result: Tony Nese wins by Pinfall

Women’s Battle Royale

The second match of the night witnessed twenty female wrestlers it out for the Women’s Battle Royal Trophy. Last year’s winner Naomi was eliminated early from the match. She was shortly followed by the likes of other prominent Superstars.

In the end, it was Asuka, Sarah Logan and Soniya Deville who were left inside the ring.  Asuka was quick to eliminate Deville but was shockingly eliminated by Sarah Logan. However, the match was yet to reach its conclusion.

Before Sarah Logan could celebrate her supposed win, Carmella rolled back inside the ring. It turns out that she was never eliminated from the match as her exit from the ring was not over the top of the ring. She then drove Logan outside the ring and finally eliminated the latter by a superkick. The former SmackDown Champion then moonwalked her way to the prestigious Women’s Battle Royal Trophy. 

Winner: Carmella

RAW Tag Team Championship

The Revival (c) vs. Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins

The RAW Tag Team Championship bout kicked off with the Revival going up against Zack Ryder and Curt Hawkins. Dash Wilder and Curt Hawkins started the match and the latter seemed dominant.

Both Hawkins and Ryder put up a brilliant fight against the reigning champions and eventually came out victorious when the former pinned Dash Wilder. In the process, he also ended his 269-day losing streak in WWE.

Result: Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins win by pinfall

Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal

The Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal witnessed 30 WWE Superstars battle it out for the trophy this year. In the end, it came down to Braun Strowman up against the Hardy Boyz and WWE correspondents Collin Jost and Michael Che.

The four attempted to eliminate Stromwman but the Monster Amongst Men had other plans. He first sent the Hardy Boyz outside the ring following which Jost offered the services of his psychic who wanted to ‘help’ Strowman with meditation.  Needless to say, the psychic was quickly thrown outside the ring followed by Jost and Che.

Winner: Braun Strowman

Main show

To kick off the main show, WrestleMania 35 host Alexa Bliss welcomed WWE Legend Hulk Hogan to address the crowd. However, that was soon interrupted by Paul Heyman who walked straight to the ring and demanded the Universal Championship match to start immediately.

WWE Universal Championship

Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins and Brock Lesnar went straight at each other even before the match was made official. Lesnar welcomed the Architect with numerous F5s upon the barricades and repeatedly flung the latter right across the announce table.

After the two were back inside the ring, Seth Rollins took advantage of the situation when the referee wasn’t inside the ring and hit the Beast Incarnate with a low blow. Before Lesnar could get back on his feet, Rollins hit him with three Curb Stomps to seal his victory.

Result: Seth Rollins wins via pinfall

Randy Orton vs AJ Styles

In what was a grudge match between two wrestling veterans, AJ Styles and Randy Orton took on each other to settle their dues. Orton went on to brutalise the Phenomenal One and dominated the match throughout its course, even landing two RKOs.

In the end, Styles’ tried to hit Orton with the Phenomenal forearm. However, Orton quickly reversed it with an attempt to deliver another RKO but failed. Styles tried the same thing again and was successful in pinning down the Viper.

Result: AJ Styles wins by pinfall

SmackDown Tag Team Championship 

The Usos (c) vs. Ricochet & Aleister Black vs. The Bar vs. Rusev & Shinsuke Nakamura

Aleister Black and Jay Uso kickstarted the match which soon saw other members of the teams take on the rivals one by one. The Usos had a tough challenge laid ahead of them in the form of three brilliant tag teams who raised the stakes inside the squared circle.

In the end, However, the Usos prevailed as they hit Sheamus with a double frog splash and then went t=onto pin the Irishman to retain their title.

Result: The Uson retain the title via pinfall

The Miz vs. Shane McMahon

This particular match between Shane O’Mac and The Miz had the ‘Falls Count Anywhere’ stipulation added to it. After a brief chase around the ring, the duo was brutalising each other near the annoi=unce table. Shane placed Miz on the table and was about to jump when Miz’s dad interrupted the match.

He then stepped inside the ring following which Shane launched an attack on his former tag team partner’s dad. An angry Miz chased Shane across the arena which ended in Miz and Shane McMahon come flying down from the top of the camera stand. Shane McMahon landed on top of the Miz and the referee counted to three, granting latter the win.

Result: Shane McMahon wins by pinfall

Women’s Tag Team Championship 

Sasha Banks & Bayley (c) vs. Beth Phoenix & Natalya vs. Nia Jax & Tamina Snuka vs. The IIconics

In a much-awaited Women’s Tag Team Title defence, Sasha Banks and Bayley were up against three strongest teams on the main roster. Natalya and WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoneix were accompanied by Bret Hart.

Later in the match, Beth Phoneix delivered a surfboat on Bayley from the top of the ring. However, the IIconics took the opportunity to push her outside the ring and pin Bayley before anyone could interfere, thereby stealing a win and the titles.

Result: The IIconics win by pinfall

WWE Championship 

Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Kofi Kingston

In what is considered as one of the best WrestleMania storylines in the recent years, Daniel Bryan and Kofi Kingston faced each other for the WWE Championship. For the latter, it was his first chance at the title in his 11-year long career in WWE.

After Bryan repeatedly failed to keep Kingston locked in his submission, Kofi took the opportunity to hit the Trouble In Paradise that would eventually win him his WWE Championship title.

Following his brilliant win over the ‘New’ Daniel Bryan, Kofi Kingston had an emotional celebration with the New Day and his kids. Together, they disclosed new merchandise which stated’ New Day, New Champ’.

Result: Kofi Kingston wins via pinfall

United States Championship 

Samoa Joe (c) vs. Rey Mysterio

Samoa Joe face Rey Mysterio when the latter challenged for the US Championship. However, the match did not last long as Joe quickly got hold of Mysterio in his deadly submission move.

As a result, the Samoan Submission machine took less than a few minutes to successfully retain his title against the Lucha wrestling legend.

Result: Samoa Joe wins via submission

Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre

The two most promising wrestlers n the WWE main roster went against each other in order to test their limits. Drew McIntyre, who claims to have broken up the SHIELD and dismantle the so-called top talents on the main roster, picked Roman Reigns as his top target.

Reigns, on the other hand, recently returned to WWE after winning a tough battle against Leukemia.  He was manhandled by McIntyre on weeks on RAW and the Big Dog wishes to seek revenge on WrestleMania night.

Reigns wouldn’t let go off this chance and he delivered a spear on McInture still in the centre of the ring. He then went on to pin the ‘Scottish Psychopath’ and claim his WrestleMania win.

Result: Roman Reigns wins by pinfall

No Holds Barred; Triple H’s career on the line

Triple H vs. Batista

After a long grudge held between the two former Evolution members, Batista and Triple H finally went up against each other inside the squared circle. The latter pushed Batista through the barricade and then went on to attack the ‘Animal’ with chain. He also removed Batista’s nosering at the centre of the ring.

Batista retaliated and succeeded in gaining dominance in the match but that did not last very long. Triple H was soon given the sledgehammer by Ric Flair who helped the Game win this match against Batista.

Result: Triple H wins via pinfall

Farewell match

Kurt Angle vs Baron Corbin

Kurt Angle walked down the ramp to face Baron Corbin who had earlier humiliated the former by using his signature move to beat him. In hopes of seeking his revenge in the last match of his WWE career, Angle took on Corbin as soon as the bell rang.

Angle felt his weakness take over at certain instances but he remembered that he was the man who won an Olympic Gold medal with a ‘Broken firkin’ neck’ — the legacy he has built in WWE.

Intercontinental Championship 

Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Finn Balor

Finn Balor appeared in his ‘Demon King’ persona and frankly, it wasn’t something that Bobby Lashley was expecting. Although the latter and his trusted copany, Lio Rush tried their best to ge past Balor’s Demon persona, they were unable to find any sign of weaknesses except when Lashley dived in between the ropes and to Balor to the ground.

However, the Demon King was nowhere close to being done. After toiling with both Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush, he took them both out one by one. He then subjected the ‘Mightly’ Bobby Lashley to Coup de Grace and ensure his name on teh Intercontinental title.

Winner Take All 

Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Becky Lynch

Becky Lynch, Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey faced each other inside the squared circle for both RAW and SmackDown Women’s Championships. Initially, Flair and Lynch tried teaming up to take on Rousey.

After attacking and reversing each other’s carefully calculated moves for a very long time,, Becky Lynch brought a table inside the ring which was used to take fair out of the equation. After sending Flair through the table, Lynch and Rousey turned towards each other for one final attempt.

Lynch seized an opportunity when her shoulders were above Rousey and she won the match by pinfall.

Result: Becky Lynch wins via pinfall

 

 

 

 

 

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