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WWE WrestleMania XXX Preshow Coverage



We begin the second our of the WrestleMania Pre-show, exclusively on the WWE Network. Josh Mathews hype the Fatal Four-Way Match for the WWE Tag Team Championship, in which The Usos will defend the titles against Los Matadores, Curtis Axel and Ryback, and The Real Americans. He then introduces the panel; Jimmy Hart, Shawn Michaels, and Booker T.

Booker T says we need to watch out for The Real Americans, and they talk strategy to keep the Usos out of the ring. Mathews tosses it to Renee Young, who is stationed in the Social Media Lounge. She posts the first question of the night, and then gives the show back to Mathews.

Mathews hypes the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, and then we see a video tribute package for Andre. The panel talks about the Battle Royal, and they make their picks. Michaels picks Big Show. Mathews interrupts and says the Fatal Four-Way for the WWE Tag Team Championship is now an Elimination Match, and the panel talks about how strategies change now, and Michaels leaves the panel.

We see a video hype package for the feud between Daniel Bryan and Triple H.

After the video package, the panel, now with Alex Riley. breaks down the entire card for WrestleMania XXX. It seems the audio for the pre-show is now a little distorted. We now see a sit-down interview between Michael Cole and John Cena, where Cena discusses his career and his feud with Bray Wyatt.

We then take a look back and see how the feud between The Shield and Kane/The New Age Outlaws began. The Shield is backstage, and Ambrose says the only thing he cares about is that Kane and The Outlaws bring their best tonight. Ambrose says their best will not be good enough when they are up against The Shield. Rollins says they have seen the demon in his eyes and knows what all three of them are capable, but the Shield will make them part of their history tonight. Reigns says they are the future and ends it with, “Believe in The Shield.”

Jimmy Hart leaves the panel, and Trish Stratus takes his place. She talks about inducting Lita into the WWE Hall of Fame last night. They talk about the Vickie Guerrero Invitational for the WWE Divas Championship. Trish says AJ needs to watch her back. Mathews tosses it down to JBL, Michael Cole, and Jerry Lawler.


WWE Tag Team Championship Fatal Four-Way Elimination Match: The Usos (Jimmy and Jey) vs. Curtis Axel and Ryback vs. Los Matadores (Diego and Fernando) (w/El Torito) vs. The Real Americans (Cesaro and Jack Swagger) (w/Zeb Colter)

And The Network has frozen during The Usos entrance. Stand by.

The stream comes back with one of the Usos and Fernando in the ring. Fernando kicks the Uso in the face and goes for the cover, but he kicks out at two. Swagger tags in and takes Fernando down with a huge clothesline and goes for the cover, but Fernando kicks out at two. Fernando comes back and takes Swagger down to the floor with a head-scissors take down. Fernando dropkicks all of the other teams to the floor in a big pile and then he and Diego take everyone down with a suicide dive over the top rope. El Torito gets on the top rope, but Axel stops him and throws him down in the ring. Axel goes up top and goes for a moonsault, but Los Matadores stop him and put him on their shoulder. El Torito takes him and Los Matadores down in a Tower of Doom-like move. Swagger and Fernando get into the ring and Swagger applies the Patriot Lock, and Fernando taps. Los Matadores has been eliminated.

Swagger has the Patriot Lock on one of the Usos, but he gets free and Axel tags in. Axel beats down one of the Usos and then tags in Ryback. Ryback slams the Uso down to the mat and goes to the corner and connects with a middle-rope splash. Axel tags in and goes for the cover, and the Uso kicks out at two. Axel and Ryback double-team the Uso as the crowd chants “We the People” again. Ryback is the legal man again and he drives his knee into the Uso’s back. Ryback goes for the cover, but the Uso kicks out at two. Ryback applies a headlock down on the mat, but the Uso counters and sends Ryback shoulder-first into the ring post. The fresh Uso gets into the ring and goes after Axel, Cesaro, and Swagger. He takes Axel down with a Samoan Drop. Ryback gets into the ring and slams Swagger and the Uso down to the ring with spine-busters. Ryback drops down onto Swagger and sets him up for Shell Shocked, but Cesaro grabs Swagger and tags in. Ryback sends Swagger out to the floor and drags Cesaro into the ring. Cesaro hits Ryback with an uppercut and hits him with the Neutralizer. Ryback and Curtis Axel have been eliminated.

All four men remaining square off and The Usos take control. The Usos connect with a double-suicide dive over the top rope and all four men are down on the floor. One of the Usos comes off the top rope, but Cesaro catches him and delivers a big back-breaker. Cesaro goes for the cover, but the Uso kicks out at two. Cesaro goes for the Neutralizer, but the Uso counters and gets a roll-up. Cesaro kicks out at two. Cesaro goes for the Swing, but the other Uso stops it and the crowd boos. Swagger tags in, but one of the Usos takes both of them down with a corkscrew from the top. The Uso goes for the cover, but Swagger kicks out at two. Swagger picks the ankle and locks in the Patriot Lock. Cesaro drops an Uso with the uppercut after the Uso kicked Swagger in the face. Cesaro then gets dropped with a Samoan Drop. The Usos double-kick Cesaro in the face and they connect with a double top-rope splash and get the pin fall.
Winners and still WWE Tag Team Champions: The Usos.

After the match, Swagger yells at Cesaro and Zeb tries to calm him down. Swagger grabs Cesaro and applies the Patriot Lock, but Zeb stops him. Zeb tells Swagger to hug Cesaro. Swagger extends his hand to Cesaro, but Cesaro gets up on his own. Cesaro grabs Swagger’s hand, but then drops Swagger and does the Cesaro Swing on Swagger. Cesaro celebrates with the fans and leaves Zeb and Swagger in the ring.

We go back to the panel, and they talk about The Real America’s problems and the Hall of Fame ceremony. Trish says her favorite WrestleMania moment was when she won the Women’s Championship at WrestleMania X8 in Toronto. They then transition into talking about the Vickie Guerrero Invitational. Alex Riley picks Tamina Snuka, and Trish agrees. Booker says Tamina is the biggest threat, but he says AJ will find a way to win.

Alex Riley says he is looking forward to the match between Daniel Bryan and Triple H. Booker talks about his match with Triple H at WrestleMania X8, and the pre-show comes to a close.



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One Response

  1. aag44 says:

    This is called showing why they should’ve been on the main card all along.

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