WrestleMania 35 Pre-Show

Apr 7, 2019 - by Achal Mohindra

WrestleMania 35 Kick-Off Show
Live from MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
Date: April 7, 2019

Jonathan Coachman welcomes us and is joined on the panel by Paige, Sam Roberts and John “Bradshaw” Layfield.  Panel discuss Kofi-Mania, Women main eventing the PPV. Paige picks Becky Lynch to win. JBL says he will be calling Kurt Angle Final Match and hopes he wins.

Jonathan Coachman talks about Alexa Bliss being host.

Panel discuss the PPV card.

Pat McAfee and Charly Caruso are walking reporters and talk about the matches and moments become iconic. Pat says the women will dominate the end of the night.

Panel discuss Roman Reigns return after battling leukaemia and facing Drew McIntyre. Paige thinks Roman Reigns will win.

Alexa Bliss is backstage and says WrestleMania is your Moment of Bliss

Kayla Braxton interviews Xavier Woods and Big E about Kofi Kingston getting the opportunity for the WWE Championship. Big E says Kofi has been overlooked and over valued and his dream is silly and impossible but we have his back till the end and his night is tonight. Xavier and Big E says we are ready fro Kofi Kingston to become WWE Champion.

Edge and Christian join pre-show panel and discuss WWE Championship match with Kofi Kingston opportunity waiting 11 years. Edge and Christian disagree on who will win with Christian picking Daniel Bryan and Edge picking Kofi.

We are ready for in ring action.

Pre-Show Cruiserweight Division Singles Match for WWE Cruiserweight Championship – Challenger: Buddy Murphy Vs Champion: Tony Nese

Nese tries to attack Murphy before the bell, Nese takes down Murphy, climbs to the top and attempts a moonsault, Murphy on outside and Nese over rope with drop. Nese climbs to the top rope and Murphy climbs up and hoists Nese up and drops him gut first on the top rope.

Buddy Murphy in control with a rear chin lock. Buddy Murphy left eye is bleeding, Murphy breaks chin lock by backing Murphy into the corner post but still not broken, DDT countered by Nese and suplex to Murphy into the corner, punches exchanged between the two, knee drop, spinning heel kick takes Murphy down, Nese sent over top but lands on feet, wheel kick to Murphy, moonsault connects onto Murphy by Nese. Murphy holding onto rope and heel kick to mid section of Nese, boot by Murphy to Nese, open palm strike to Murphy, Nese attempting a Superplex and blocked and powerbomb and plants Nese in the middle of the ring for a two count.

Murphy goes for Murphy’s Law countered by Nese and, Murphy with Brain-buster countered into backward huricanrana, punches and kicks exchanged, short clothesline, forearm by Nese to Murphy. Short clothesline to Nese by Murphy, roll-up by Nese for a two count. Nese goes for running knee but Murphy escapes and Nese dives over the top rope and then brings in Nese and nails his 450 splash for a two count.

Murphy in corner, grabs the knee, jumping knee by Murphy’s Law by Murphy but Nese gets his foot on the bottom rope, Murphy goes for Nese running knee but blocked then Tony Nese suplex Murphy into corner and nails his running knee for the win.

Winner and New WWE Cruiserweight Champion: “Premier Athlete” Tony Nese

Charly Caruso and Pat McAfee are joined by Impractical Jokers Sal and Q and discuss the car. They talk about Miz Vs Shane McMahon and Kofi-Mania

Panel discuss Shane McMahon Vs The Miz in Falls Count Anywhere. Jerry Lawler joins the panel along with JBL, Sam Roberts and Paige.

WrestleMania Womens Battle Royal – Ring Announcer: Lillian Garcia.
Commentators: Percey Watson, Renee Young and Vic Joseph
Participants: Asuka, Carmella, Naomi, Lana, Mandy Rose, Sonya Deville, Nikki Cross, Dana Brooke, Mickie James, Ruby Riott, Liv Morgan, Sarah Logan, Zelina Vega, Kairi Saine, Marie Kanellis, Candice LaRae

All women try to get Nikki Cross out, next out Candice LaRae then Nikki Cross by Asuka, Eclipse on Lana by Ember Moon, Ember Moon eliminates Naomi, Rose tries to eliminate Mandy Rose, Sonya goes to eliminate Moon to no avail. Lana eliminates Ember Moon, Kairi Sane slaps Lana and chops exchanged. Kairi takes down Lana and climbs top rope and Logan tries to push her off but she survives. Riott Squad triple team Lana and she is gone. Kairi with top rope elbow to Sarah Logan. Riott Squad eliminate Kairi Sane. Carmella takes down Liv, Sarah then attacks Carmella. Triple team on Zelina Vega, then on Asuka and then on Dana Brooke. Dana Brooke eliminates Ruby Riott then Liv Morgan. Zelina taken down by Dana Brooke. kick to back of Brooke by Vega. Dana Brooke eliminated by Sonya Deville.

Final 6 are Rose, Deville, Logan, Mickie James and Asuka. Mandy Rose eliminated by Mickie James, James eliminated by Sonya Deville. Final 3 are Asuka, Sonya Deville and Mickie James, Asuka with kick to James and dropkick to Deville, Deville eliminated by Asuka and Asuka by Logan and Logan thinks she won but Carmella back in as went through rope. Carmella in control and drops Sarah Logan with a drop kick to win.

Winner of Womens Battle Royal Carmella

Panel discuss the women’s main event triple threat match.

Hour 2 Panel: Shawn Michaels, David Otunga and Sam Roberts

Panel talk about other matches taking part, including Womens Tag Team Championship, WWE US Championship, WWE Intercontinental Championship and WWE Championship.

Panel talk about the No Holds Barred Match between Batista and Triple H with Triple H career on the line.

We go to ringside for our next match.

Tag Team Match for Raw World Tag Team Championship – Challengers: Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder Vs Champions: The Revival – Dash Wilder and Scott Dawson

Hawkins and Dawson start the match, Dawson in control of Hawkins and roll up for a two, Dawson in control of Hawkins in the corner with chops, Wilder tagged in, Ryder in and nails a missile dropkick to Wilder. Legdrop to Ryder by Dawson, leg drop of the top rope by Wilder onto Ryder. Rollup and Dawson tagged in and baseball dropkick to Ryder.

Dawson in control of Ryder, Suplex by Ryder on Dawson and Ryder tries to get a tag but stopped by Dawson, Neckbreaker on Dawson by Ryder and Ryder trying to crawl to Hawkins but pushed of the top rope. Revival in control and double team behind referees back. Wilder in control of Ryder and kick to the spine of Ryder. Wilder with rear chin lock on Ryder. Dawson tagged in and stops tag and then broken and Hawkins tagged in. Rollup by Hawkins on Dawson for a two count. wheel kick to Wilder, collision in the middle of the ring. Rough Ryder attempt missed, missile dropkick to Dawson and Hawkins tossed over the top and Hawkins and has pin but Dawson pulls him out and then suplex on the outside.

End of the match sees Curt Hawkins end his winning streak with a suplex combo with Zack Ryder to win the match.

Winners and New Raw World Tag Team Champions Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder.

Charly Caruso and Pat McAfee are joined by American Ninja Warrior Host. They talk about the PPV

Booker T joins panel to discuss WWE Universal Championship match.

Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton and Aidan English
Braun Strowman, Michael Che, Colin Jost, Andrade, Apollo Crews, Titus O’Neil, Tyler Breeze, Jinder Mahal, No Way Jose, Bobby Roode, Chad Gable, Kalisto, Gran Metalik, Lince Dorado, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, Heath Slater, Rhyno, Viktor, Konnor, Ali, Shelton Benjamin, Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Otis, Tucker, EC3, Harper

Michael Che and Colin Jost come on they look scared.

Back to panel to discuss match saying Jost and Che have no chance.

When bell rings Che and Jost roll out and hide under the ring, Lince Dorado out, Chad Gable, EC3, Shelton Benjamin tossed out by Strowman, Heath Slater eliminated by Titus O’Neil.  Titus eliminated by Anderson, Ali eliminates No Way Jose, Heavy Machinery double team Strowman. Karl Anderson eliminated by Bobby Roode, Lucha House Party trying to eliminate Andrade. Rhyno eliminated by the Hardy’s. Gable/Roode work together on Matt Hardy, Poetry in Motion, Roode eliminated by Gable, Metalik eliminated by Mahal. Andrade tosses Kalisto out. Suplexes on Andrade by Gable, Andrade rolls Gable out with a head scissor takeover. Otis does a double catapillar on The Ascension. Braun sends Luke Gallows out, Strowman eliminates Heavy Machinery.

Ali in vertical suplex by Harper, Mahal eliminated. and Strowman drop kicks Ali and Harper whilst in suplex position eliminating both. Final 5 Matt & Jeff Hardy, Apollo, Andrade, Colin Jost and Michael Che (Jost/Che hiding) Andrade and Crews eliminate them selves. Hardys try to double team Strowman and Jost and Che try to help Hardy Boys eliminate but Strowman eliminates Hardys and down to Colin Jost, Michael Che and Braun Strowman. Michael Che gets on the microphone and says I have invited my therapist and want you to work through your anger. Therapist stands in front of Strowman. Strowman sends him into corner and then chokeslam to the therapist, he is sent into Jost. Che goes to escape and eliminate himself but stopped and is slapped of the top rope eliminating himself and it is down to Colin Jost and Braun Strowman, Strowman kicks the rope and is caught and then running powerslam on Colin Jost and tosses him to the outside for the win.

Winner of Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal Braun Strowman.

Panel discuss Battle Royal and what happened to Jost and Che.

We see a video package about the Main Event for WrestleMania.

End of Pre-Show

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