The biggest pro-wrestling show of the year is back and things are weird. WrestleMania 36 was supposed to go down in Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, but COVID-19 has changed the way everything is happening. Instead, the show will take place over two days, April 4th and 5th, and is pre-taped due to the stay at home orders issued by the counties and state of Florida.
This post will cover day one of the show. WWE hasn’t announced what matches will air on what days, so things are a little confusing right now. I’ll just post all the announced matches here, and we’ll see what they decide to air today.
The entire show will air on the WWE Network, including a pre-show each day. The pre-shows will start at 6pm ET/3pm PT, with the the “main cards” beginning at 7pm ET/4pm PT. The show will also be streamed on Fite TV, which you can watch above on Bloody Elbow. The FITE TV stream will air in the US and “select international territories” for a fee.
The Undertaker defeated AJ Styles (Boneyard Match)
Braun Strowman defeated Goldberg to win the Universal championship
Kevin Owens defeated Seth Rollins
John Morrison defeated Kofi Kingston and Jimmy Uso to retain the Smackdown tag team titles
Sami Zayn defeated Daniel Bryan to retain the Intercontinental championship
Becky Lynch defeated Shayna Baszler to retain the Raw women’s championship
Elias defeated King Corbin
Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross defeated The Kabuki Warriors to win the WWE women’s tag team titles
Cesaro defeated Drew Gulak (Kickoff show)
Matches scheduled for Day 2
- WWE Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Drew McIntyre
- John Cena vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (Firefly Funhouse Match)
- Edge vs. Randy Orton (Last Man Standing Match)
- NXT Women’s Championship: Rhea Ripley (c) vs. Charlotte Flair
- SmackDown Women’s Championship: Bayley (c) vs. Sasha Banks vs. Naomi vs. Lacey Evans vs. Tamina (Fatal 5-Way Elimination Match)
- Raw Tag Team Championship: The Street Profits (c) vs. Angel Garza & Austin Theory
- Aleister Black vs. Bobby Lashley
- Otis vs. Dolph Ziggler
- Natalya vs. Liv Morgan (Kickoff show)