Tonight’s WrestleMania 38 Saturday is airing live from the AT&T Stadium.
Below is the match-card for tonight:
Night 1 (April 2)
– Stone Cold Steve Austin to appear on The KO Show (Kevin Owens has vowed to hit Austin with a Stunner)
– SmackDown Women’s Championship Match: Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Ronda Rousey
– Seth Rollins vs. A mystery opponent chosen by Vince McMahon
– RAW Women’s Championship Match: Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair
– The Miz & Logan Paul vs. Dominik & Rey Mysterio
– Drew McIntyre vs. Happy Corbin
– SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Rick Boogs
– The New Day (Kofi Kingston & King Xavier Woods) vs. Sheamus & Ridge Holland (with Butch)
On the Kickoff Show, Seth Rollins was interviewed by Maria Menounos. Rollins wondered if his mystery opponent will be a WWE Legend, or someone from NXT 2.0 or Vince McMahon himself.
Later on the pre-show, Logan Paul’s brother Jake Paul and immediately began his heel antics.
He told the fans to boo themselves and that he beats people like them for a living.
When Kayla Braxton asked him if he’ll appear on the main WrestleMania 38 show, Jake said he might if someone boos his brother. He also insulted Rey Mysterio and called him old.
— WrestleFeed (@WrestleFeedApp) April 2, 2022
A few hours ago, Logan revealed his outfit for tonight:
— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) April 2, 2022
Brantley Gilbert sang America The Beautiful at the start of the main show. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders then came out.
Michael Cole says this is his 26th WrestleMania.
The first match of the night is the SmackDown Tag Team Championship match.
Rick Boogs, in his WrestleMania debut, introduces his tag team partner Shinsuke Nakamura. As usual, McAfee is dancing on the announce table. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos are out next.
Usos have been the champions for 257 days. They are the longest SmackDown Tag Team Champions of all time.
Nakamura & Jimmy begin the match and Jey tags in after a minute.
Rick had one Uso on his shoulder and the other Uso also jumped on his shoulder. Rick couldn’t handle the weight and he fell down.
He hurt his knee during this spot and the trainer also checked on him outside the ring.
Meanwhile in the ring, Usos finished off Nakamura with the 1D.
The Usos (c) def. Shinsuke Nakamura & Rick Boogs to retain the SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Up next is a singles match 3 months in the making. Happy Corbin and Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal 2022 Winner Madcap Moss make their way out first, followed by Drew McIntyre.
Corbin is undefeated in his current “Happy” run.
During this match, Corbin hit McIntyre with his finisher, End Of Days. Corbin went for the cover, but McIntyre kicked out! This is the first time someone has kicked out of the End Of Days.
McIntyre then delivered the Future Shock DDT and the Claymore Kick to pick up the win.
Drew McIntyre def. Happy Corbin
Corbin’s undefeated streak under Happy run is over. After the match, McIntyre tried to attack Moss with his Sword and ended up cutting the ring ropes!
— WWE (@WWE) April 3, 2022
Drew ended up doing the following two 1st time ever things:
1. 1st Man to kick out of the End Of Days
2. 1st Man to cut the ring ropes at WrestleMania
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