The coronavirus pandemic has shut down nearly your complete sports activities world, however WWE is transferring ahead with its largest annual occasion — WrestleMania — this weekend.
The 36th version was set to happen at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., however COVID-19 shifted the occasion principally to the WWE Efficiency Middle in Orlando with no followers current.
The distinctive circumstances additionally compelled WWE to tape WrestleMania upfront. The manufacturing will air two elements: on Saturday and Sunday, with eight matches every night time.
The marquee matches on Night time 1 are Goldberg defending the Common title towards late alternative Braun Strowman; Becky Lynch battling Shayna Baszler for the “Uncooked” Ladies’s title; and AJ Kinds taking over The Undertaker in a Boneyard match.
WWE hadn’t revealed earlier than the Saturday airing which nights these bouts will likely be proven.
Sporting Information is offering “stay” match updates and highlights from the primary night time of WrestleMania 36. Observe alongside beneath for full outcomes.
WrestleMania 36 stay outcomes, updates from Night time 1
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8:53 p.m.: Subsequent at WrestleMania, Seth Rollins takes on Kevin Owens. The buildup has been wonderful. Cross your fingers that Rollins and Owens get time to shine.
John Morrison survives to beat Kofi Kingston and Jimmy Uso to retain “Smackdown” Tag Staff titles
8:47 p.m.: Morrison placed on a one-man present and shined performing one spectcular spot after one other. A artistic ending that has by no means been achieved in a ladder match when all three guys when a ladder and every had maintain of the belts. They have been pulling forwards and backwards when Kingston and Uso headbutted Morrison who grabbed the titles and fell off the ladder.
Hopefully, this reveals WWE Chairman Vince McMahon that Morrison generally is a star and let him try to be a singles star.
8:29 p.m.: Proper now at WrestleMania, John Morrison places the “Smackdown” Tag Staff titles on the road towards Kofi Kingston and Jimmy Uso in a ladder match. Initially, it was purported to be Morrison teaming with The Miz, Kingston with Large E and Uso along with his brother Jey however Miz received despatched house after coming to the taping unwell and was despatched house.
Sami Zayn will get assist from his cohorts to finest Daniel Bryan to carry onto Intercontinental title
8:24 p.m.: Bryan managed nearly all of the motion with Zayn being the slimmy heel and persevering with to again off. A brand new champion was on its option to being topped when Zayn’s companions, Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura jumped Bryan’s tag workforce accomplice Drew Gulak from behind. Bryan wiped them out. He went to the highest rope when Zayn linked on the Helluva Kick to stay the titleholder.
Too dangerous Bryan and Zayn weren’t given extra time to shine. They have been constructing one thing good and received reduce brief.
8:14 p.m.: Arising at WrestleMania, Sami Zayn faces Daniel Bryan for the Intercontinental championship. If this match was given any time in anyway, this could possibly be unbelievable.
Becky Lynch beats Shayna Baszler to retain ‘Uncooked’ ladies’s title
8:08 p.m.: Fairly shocked how good Lynch and Baszler carried out. Baszler managed nearly all of the bout by mixing energy strikes with MMA submissions whereas Lynch received in an occasional spot. Baszler locked in her rear-naked choke when Lynch rolled again along with her toes on the mat to lock in Baszler to attain the pinfall. They went the correct amount of time and did not enable it to tug. This was Baszler’s finest match since transferring as much as the principle roster. Shocked by the end; most wrestling pundits anticipated Baszler to win the belt. Surprise what which means for Baszler going ahead and whether or not that indicators a return of Ronda Rousey to attempt to reclaim the belt she misplaced to Lynch finally yr’s WrestleMania 35.
7:54 p.m.: Proper now at WrestleMania, Becky Lynch defends the “Uncooked” Ladies’s title towards Shayna Baszler. Shocked we’re seeing it now, contemplating Lynch is arguably the most important full-time star. Let’s have a look at if Baszler can ship as a result of her showings on the principle roster have been lackluster.
Elias cheats to defeat King Corbin
7:45 p.m: Elias got here out with a vengeance earlier than the bell sounded and hit Corbin along with his guitar. Corbin shook out the cobwebs and moments away from victory when he began arguing with the official. That allowed Elias to return up from behind to safe a rollup with a seize of the tights for the win. Unusual to see a babyface cheat to win.
7:35 p.m.: The present match displaying is King Corbin vs. Elias. This bout was made when Rob Gronkowski received right into a confrontation with Corbin on a current episode of “SmackDown.” Do not count on this to be any good. If you’ll want to go take a toilet break, do it now.
Alexa Bliss and Nikki Bliss beat The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane) to develop into ‘Smackdown’ ladies’s tag workforce champs
7:32 p.m.: After every workforce tried to place the opposite away with their respective finishers, Cross linked on a swinging neckbreaker and Bliss hit one other Twisted Bliss onto Sane to win the belts for the second time.
Not a foul match, and that is due to Asuka and Sane, who’re two of one of the best females wrestlers on the planet.
7:25 p.m.: Fairly humorous to see Cross preserve clapping her palms to get nobody excited to encourage Bliss to tag her in.
7:16 p.m.: Earlier than I neglect, John Bradshaw Layfield is commentating with Michael Cole.
7:13 p.m.: The principle card of WrestleMania begins with Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross difficult The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane) for the “SmackDown” ladies’s tag workforce titles. Asuka has been the spotlight for WWE along with her commentary because the reveals have gone empty-arena.
7:10 p.m.: Rob Grankowski stated he was wanted for an occasion that was too massive for one night time. Then his good good friend MoJo Rawley got here out and received everybody hyped for the occasion. That ’80s membership music must go.
7:01 p.m.: Stephanie McMahon pronounces the start of WrestleMania. Says it is an uncommon WrestleMania due to the “circumstances.” Do not get why WWE simply would not say COVID-19 or the coronavirus.
6:56 p.m.: Why could not WWE announce sooner that Strowman can be changing Roman Reigns to face Goldberg?
Cesaro notches the primary win at WrestleMania, over Drew Gulak
6:35 p.m.: An intriguing ending: Cesaro was unable to make use of the Neutralizer, so he went with the crushing forearm adopted by an airplane spin for the victory in lower than 5 minutes. It was technically sound, however hopefully this is not an indication of issues to return the place we see brief bouts your complete night time.
6:30 p.m.: Odd to have Michael Cole being the one one doing the commentary. WWE has gone with two-man tables since having to go to the Efficiency Middle, as a result of solely a sure variety of individuals could be in an space.
6:27 p.m.: The primary and solely match on the kickoff present is Drew Gulak taking over Cesaro. Not a foul option to start issues; these are two of one of the best pure wrestlers in WWE.
6:05 p.m.: The kickoff present is underway with Corey Graves and Peter Rosenberg. It’s right here the place WWE decides to announce which matches are airing this night. How that wasn’t achieved earlier is past me. A few of the featured matches embrace Goldberg vs. Braun Strowman, AJ Kinds vs. The Undertaker in a Boneyard match and Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler for the “Uncooked” ladies’s title.
6 p.m.: Welcome to Sporting Information’ Night time 1 real-time protection of WrestleMania 36. It is occurring underneath uncommon circumstances: Nearly all of the matches are going down at an empty WWE Efficiency Middle, whereas some are occuring at totally different places. Sit back, chill out and seize the refreshments for what must be an fascinating night time of motion,
What time does WrestleMania 36 begin right now?
- Date: April 4, 2020
- Time: 7 p.m. ET | Four p.m. PT (foremost card)
- Location: WWE Efficiency Middle in Orlando, Fla., and a number of places but to be disclosed
- TV channel: WWE Community (PPV)
- Stay stream: WWE.com/livestream+
The principle card of WrestleMania will air 7 p.m. ET Saturday April 4 ,following an hourlong preshow on WWE Community.
The Saturday present is scheduled to run till roughly 10:15 p.m. ET, whereas the Sunday present is scheduled to finish round 10 p.m. ET. Count on the principle occasions to begin round 9:30 p.m. ET each nights, relying on whether or not different matches run brief or lengthy.
WWE WrestleMania 36 night time one matches
- Goldberg vs. Braun Strowman for the Common championship
- Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler for the “Uncooked” ladies’s championship
- AJ Kinds vs. The Undertaker in a Boneyard match
- Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins
- John Morrison vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Jimmy Uso in a ladder match for the “SmackDown” tag workforce championship
- Elias vs. Baron Corbin
- Daniel Bryan vs. Sami Zayn for the Intercontinental championship
- The Kabuki Warriors vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross for the ladies’s tag workforce championship