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WWE WrestleMania 37 results: Bianca Belair is the new SmackDown Women’s Champion

Night 1 of WWE WrestleMania 37 closed out with the SmackDown Women’s Championship match between champion Sasha Banks and challenger Bianca Belair.

Belair tried to hold back tears at the start of the match as the fan gave both women a standing ovation. Michael Cole noted that this is the first time two black women have headlined WrestleMania.

The first big move of the match was a suicide dive through the ropes onto Belair. Belair caught her and pressed over her head while walking up the steps and tossing her in the ring. Minutes later, Belair yanked Banks into the steel post. Banks then tried a double knee but Belair moved and Banks crashed into the barricade.

Banks tried to make a comeback but Belair hit clotheslines a dropkick, a standing shooting star press, and a spear in the corner of the ring. Banks tried again to fight back but Belair countered and she slammed Banks face first on the mat. Belair went for a 450 moonsault off the top but Banks got her knees up. Belair also hit two consecutive powerbombs but Banks countered the third one with a facebuster.

Banks hit a splash but Belair kicked out of the pin attempt. Banks then shoved Belair into the steel steps. Back in the ring, Banks locked in the Banks Statement but Belair was able to roll through to the bottom rope. Belair had a close near fall when she hit a 450 splash off the top rope. Belair won the match after hitting the KOD.

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