WWE WrestleMania 38 (Sunday)
April 3, 2022
We are live with ongoing coverage of WWE WrestleMania 38 (Sunday). As always, please make sure to refresh this page often for ongoing results as they will be posted immediately after every major segment/match.
Also, Edge and AJ Styles will wrestle each other for the first time ever, Johnny Knoxville will face Sami Zayn, Pat McAfee will wrestle Austin Theory and several titles are on the line.
Jessie James Decker performed America The Beautiful.
"The Game" Triple H kicked off WWE WrestleMania Sunday with a surprise appearance.
Hunter walked out to ringside and acknowledged his wife and Gable Steveson before doing his trademark water spit on the ring apron and walking around the ring as the fans gave him a loud ovation.
This was a nice surprise for the fans. Hunter was supposed to be part of this year's show, likely in a match, but those plans were halted when he suffered his cardiac event last September.
Hunter put his boots in the ring before speaking to the fans. He said that he just wanted to come out to say thank you and to say "welcome to WrestleMania!" Pyro was shown and then the camera panned over to Hunter's boots in the ring.
They mentioned Gable Steveson again. He was sitting at ringside.
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship – Triple Threat Match
RK-Bro (Champions) vs. The Street Profits vs. Alpha Academy
Matt Riddle, Chad Gable and Montez Ford started the match. In the first minute of the match, the action spilled to ringside. Ford did a dive over the ring post and onto everyone on the floor. Gable followed with a moonsault onto everyone.
Gable worked over Ford until Dawkins tagged in. Dawkins took out Riddle and Gable at the same time until Otis hit him with a big splash. Gable tagged back in and applied the ankle lock on Riddle but Riddle hit a knee to the face. Riddle hit the Bro to Sleep (knee to face) on Dawkins and then he made the hot tag to Orton just as Ford tagged in. Orton hit Ford with a powerslam and a slam on the announcer's table at ringside. Gable was also slammed on the table.
Riddle and Orton hit stereo draping DDT's on both members of The Street Profits. Orton was knocked out of the ring and American Alpha did a top rope bulldog (a tribute to The Steiners) on Ford. Otis tried a move off the middle rope but he was knocked to the outside. The Street Profits hit a Buff Blockbuster move on Gable, who was on the shoulders of Dawkins.
Ford was about to try his splash off the top but Riddle jumped up and hit the RKO off the top rope. Gable went for a move off the top but Orton caught him with the RKO and he pinned him to retain the titles.
Street Profits and RK-Bro invited Steveson to celebrate with them. Gable slapped the solo cup out of Steveson's hands. Steveson grabbed Gable and did an overhead suplex.
Bobby Lashley vs. Omos
Omos overpowered Lashley at the start of the match. A clubbing blow to the chest took Lashley down but Lashley no sold and got back up. Omos then attacked Lashley in the corner of the ring. There were some awkward spots because Omos is still green.
Omos sent Lashley over the top rope. Lashley jumped back up and tried a crossbody off the top but Omos caught him and dropped him. Omos locked in a bear hug before driving Lashley into the ring post. He locked in the bear hug again. Lashley fought his way out with punches and a suplex. Lashley speared Omos twice and then pinned him to win the match.
Anything Goes Match
Johnny Knoxville vs. Sami Zayn
Zayn immediately hit the Heluva kick as soon as Knoxville got in the ring. Zayn then brought him outside of the ring and tossed him into the barricade. Zayn pushed the Jackass crew that was seated at ringside. Knoxville used a fire extinguisher in Zayn's eyes. Knoxville brought out some weapons from under the ring.
Zayn quickly turned things around. He hit Knoxville in the back with a cookie sheet and a crutch. He followed up with a trash can shot to the head and a pin attempt. Zayn set up a table with mouse traps on it but that gave Knoxville time to recover. He used trash can lids and a stop sign on Zayn. Zayn countered a suplex attempt and he hit the exploder suplex Knoxville through a table in the corner of the ring.
Chris Pontius jumped into the ring and took off his outfit to expose his tiny underwear. Zayn took him out but Knoxville recovered during this and Knoxville went for a surprise roll up, pin attempt. Wee Man showed up from under the ring and he attacked Zayn with punches. Wee Man then bodyslammed Zayn. Knoxville hit the tornado DDT and almost pinned Zayn. Wee Man brought some sort of contraption with a fake leg on it. Zayn took Wee Man out with a kick to the face. Zayn went for a move off the top but the pyro went off, knocking Zayn into the ring. Knoxville then sent a bowling ball into Zayn's mid section. Knoxville set the fake leg off to kick Zayn in between the legs. Knoxville ran from Knoxville but was slapped by a giant hand.
Zayn was able to get back on offense. Zayn got on the top rope but Knoxville used tongs on Zayn's testicles and then Zayn was sent through the table with the mouse traps at ringside. The rest of the Jackass crew brought a giant mouse trap into the ring. Knoxville used a taser on Zayn, Zayn was laid out on the mouse trap and Knoxville set off the trap on Zayn. Knoxville got the win.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship – Fatal 4-Way Match
Queen Zelina & Carmella (Champions) vs. Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler
Carmella and Ripley started the match but Carmella quickly tagged out to Banks. Rhea took Banks down, Banks tried the backstabber but Rhea shoved her off. Naomi tagged in as Carmella and Zelina took out Rhea t ringside. Banks and Liv did stereo dives through the ropes on everyone else in the match.
Liv and Sasha traded pin attempts. Liv hit double knees to the face and the oblivion move off the ropes. Nattie tagged in and Sasha was out. Natalya tagged in Shayna. It was Shayna vs. Liv at this point. Shayna attacked Liv's ankle. Carmella tagged herself in against Live. Then it was Zelina vs. Liv. Zelina hit the Code Red on Liv. The other women got in the match, Sasha hit Shayna with the backstabber. Carmella took Rhea off the middle rope with a hurricanrana and Zelina took Ripley out.
Banks and Naomi worked over Liv but the other women jumped in. They did double tower of doom spots on each side of the ring. Naomi tried to pin Liv, Liv kicked out. Liv and Naomi double teamed Naomi but Banks broke up the pin attempt by Naomi. Rhea was taken out of the ring. There was a lot going on throughout the match with multiple women jumping in at various times. Late in the match, Sasha hit a splash off the top on Carmella and Liv kicked out of the pin attempt. Zelina saved Carmella a few times in the match. Banks hit the meteora on Zelina on the outside. Back in the ring, Banks and Naomi did a combination backstabber move and Banks pinned Carmella to win the titles.
Edge vs. AJ Styles
Styles had blood on the side of his face as he walked to the ring. Edge had a throne and fire around him on the stage for his entrance. Styles started out with a dropkick and an arm drag. Styles followed up with a kick to the hamstring.
Edge tried early for the spear but Styles moved out of the way. Edge eventually took over on offense for the next few minutes. There was a spot in the match where Styles charged at Edge but Edge moved and Styles crashed head first into the turnbuckle. Styles countered a move from Edge with a suplex back first into the turnbuckles.
Moments later, Styles did a springboard DDT off the top rope. Styles tried a powerbomb off the top rope but he transitioned into a torture rack powerbomb. Styles hit some elbows to the head but Edge countered into a jumping DDT. Styles kicked out of the pin attempt. They traded punches, Styles hit a German suplex. Both men were slow to get up.
The next big spot in the match was Edge suplexing Styles off the top rope and onto the ring apron. Styles fought back and he hit a springboard 450 splash on Edge in the ring. Edge missed a spear, Styles hit the Styles Clash, Edge kicked out. Damian Priest showed up at ringside. That allowed Edge to recover and spear Styles as Styles was going for the phenomenal forearm. Edge pinned Styles to win the match.
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods vs. Ridge Holland and Sheamus
Quick match. Holland won the match for his team with the Northern Grit finisher. Sheamus and Holland had to restrain Butch from the post-match attack.
They honored the WWE Hall Of Famers and The Undertaker walked out to his theme music.
Pat McAfee vs. Austin Theory
Vince McMahon walked out first to introduce Austin Theory. He referred to him as a future WWE Universal Champion. McAfee had the Cowboys cheerleaders as part of his entrance and he used "Seven Nation Army" as his theme.
The match started with right hands by McAfee. Theory chopped McAfee's throat and then he stomped his body. Theory hit back with a spinning elbow and a hurricanrana and pin attempt. Theory countered with a backbreaker and punches to the head. Theory hit a snap suplex as the camera showed McMahon watching from ringside. Another snap suplex by Theory. McAfee countered with his own suplex and a shoulder block that sent Theory off the ring apron and onto the announce table. McAfee rammed Theory's head on the announcer's table while doing his own commentary with the headphones on.
McAfee did a Swanton off the top but Theory moved. McAfee kicked out of the pin attempt. Theory went up top but McAfee stopped him. McAfee went up top, moonsaulted off the top rope, jumped back up top and super plexed Theory off the top rope. McAfee went for the cover, Theory kicked out. The crowd is hot for this match. McAfee missed the punt, Theory took out the knees and he hit a shot to the head. McAfee got a surprise roll up and pinned Theory to win the match.
McAfee taunted McMahon, who was at ringside with Theory. McMahon took off his jacket and tie and shirt. McMahon stood face to face with McAfee. Theory attacked McAfee. The referee started the match and it was officially Vince McMahon vs. Pat McAfee. McMahon continued the attack. McAfee recovered but Theory tripped McAfee and dragged him into the ring post while the referee was distracted. McMahon kicked a Cowboys football into the ribs of McAfee and then he pinned McAfee.
McMahon and Theory celebrated. They hugged and then Stone Cold Steve Austin walked out. Austin took out theory with the stunner. Austin and McMahon shared a beer but it was a swerve and Austin stunned McMahon. It was a bad stunner because Vince stumbled into the ropes before he took the move. Austin stomped Vince out of the ring and then he continued drinking some more beer. He continued celebrating with McAfee in the ring. Austin gave the stunner to McAfee.
WWE Champion vs. Universal Champion
Winner Take All Championship Unification Match
Brock Lesnar (WWE Champion) vs. Roman Reigns (WWE Universal Champion)
Before Brock's entrance, Roman grabbed the mic and told the fans to acknowledge him. After Brock's entrance, Heyman did his usual intro for Roman Reigns. Brock did his own introduction for himself.
Lesnar removed his gloves as the bell rang. Lesnar hit knees to the ribs and he drove him into the corner with his shoulders. He picked up Reigns and drove him into the opposite corner. Brock hit three consecutive belly to belly suplexes. Brock clotheslined Roman out of the ring. Paul Heyman distracted Brock, that allowed Roman to spear Brock through the barricade. Brock barely got back in the ring before the 10-count. Roman speared Brock but Brock kicked out of the pin attempt.
Roman hit the Superman punch. He followed up with another Superman punch. Brock slowly got back to his feet, Roman went for another punch but Brock hit five more consecutive German suplexes. Brock went for the F5 but Roman slipped out and hit another Superman punch, the third one of the match. Reigns went for the spear but Brock countered into the F5. Roman kicked out of the pin attempt.
Reigns speared Brock and the referee was knocked out in the process. Low blow to Brock from Roman while the referee was still out. Roman hit Brock with the title belt. Brock kicked out of the pin attempt. Roman hit another spear from the back of Brock, pin attempt, Brock got his hand on the rope. Another spear from Roman but Brock countered into the kimura lock. Roman struggled but he made it to the bottom rope. Roman said his shoulder popped out. Brock went for the F5 but Roman slipped out and hit the spear and he pinned Brock.