New Orleans is lucky to get another dose of WrestleMania magic in 2018.
After seeing how amazing WrestleMania 30 turned out to be, expectations are super high for WrestleMania 34. The card from top to bottom looks like it’ll provide a long night full of quality wrestling. Ronda Rousey will compete in her first WWE match alongside Kurt Angle against Stephanie McMahon and Triple H.
Shinsuke Nakamura will finally get the chance to take on AJ Styles for the WWE Championship. And Roman Reigns will try to take down Brock Lesnar once again in a match for the WWE Universal Championship. These bouts and more are set to make ‘Mania 34 a night to remember.
For a complete breakdown of the evening’s results and highlights, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s everything that took place at WrestleMania 34.
Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Winner: “Woken” Matt Hardy!
Highlights: Once the bell rang, all of the match’s participants began tearing into each other. English was the first man sent over the top rope. Konnor was the next to get eliminated, then Hawkins followed him out soon after. R-Truth and Goldust had a brief moment where thy reunited and had a dance off. Goldust then switched things u and got ride of Truth, then did a victory dance of his own to celebrate. Right after that, Primo got thrown out. Then, Kanellis saw his exit from the match. Shelton used a nasty knee strike to get rid of Breeze. Rhyno lifted Viktor right over the top right while they were fighting in the corner. While Ryder was preparing to lay in some offense on Ziggler in the corner, Mojo came out of nowhere to tackle him over the top rope. Gable used his float-over kick to get rid of Anderson while he stood atop the ring apron. Then Titus used a big boot to kick Gallows out of the bout.
Apollo saw his elimination come via the combined efforts of The Revival. They also managed to get rid of Shelton and Rhyno. But then Axel and Dallas cleared the ring of The Ascension. Kane then got a good look Miz’s stablemates and shoved them over the top rope. Afterwards, he turned his sights on Fandango and got rid of him. Corbin ended up flinging Cara and Slater over the top rope and then got into an staring match with Kane. The rest of the pack then decided to target both men. Ziggler clotheslined Titus over the top rope, but then turned right around into a Goldust powerslam. Goldust landed that same maneuver soon after and then kicked Dillinger right in his “Golden Globes.” Ziggler dodged the same move and then got rid of Goldust. Matt locked eyes with Tye and began taunting him before landing a Twist of Fate on “The Perfect 10.” Tye then got eliminated, Ziggler got eliminated by Kane, and then Corbin pushed Kane over the top himself.
The last three men left were Corbin, Matt, and Mojo. While the two men assaulted Matt, the lights suddenly went dark. When they came back on, Bray Wyatt stood in the middle of the ring. Mojo got himself thrown out thanks to Bray, but Corbin then landed his End of Days on Bray. Corbin then found himself eliminated after Matt got a hold of him. After Matt claimed victory, he hugged it out with Bray and celebrated with the shocked New Orleans crowd.
The First-Ever WrestleMania Women’s Battle Royal
Highlights: Carmella took her chance to talk all types of trash while she held onto her MITB briefcase. All the jaw jacking turned her into a target that got beaten down and thrown over the top rope. Then Dana turned into a sacrificial lamb who got thrown out soon after. Afterwards, the match broke down into madness as every woman began brawling. The NXT ladies ended up getting the better of the two other women’s roster’s, which led to them showing brand pride. Rose soon got eliminated as the match wore on. Blair even landed a 450 Splash on Deville and then proceeded to get rid of her. Sane then got a WrestleMania moment of her own after she landed her graceful elbow drop right into the heart of Riott. Sane then found herself eliminated as the bout continued. Afterwards, Lana, Kai, and Conti saw their exit from the battle royal.
Blair began brawling with Lynch for a bit. At first, Lynch found herself gasping for air after Blair whipped her with her ponytail. Then Lynch recovered and kicked Blair right over the top rope. Lynch looked good for a bit until she was then pushed over the top rope. The Riott Squad then teamed up to get rid of James. Then they did the same to NXT’s Royce. Natalya basked in the glory of her still being alive in the match, which led to her going at the Riott Squad. However, her and the entire stable found themselves out of the match thanks to Bayley and Banks. Banks tried shaking hands with Bayley, but Bayley would have none of it. She threw her over the top rope and started celebrating too early before she realized Naomi was still in the match. After getting caught with a Rear View, Bayley ended up being the last woman eliminated from the bout. NAOMI WINS!
Cedric Alexander vs. Mustafa Ali (WWE Cruiserweight Championship Tournament Finals)
Winner: And the new WWE Cruiserweight Champion, Cedric Alexander!
Highlights: Cedric and Ali shook hands, got hyped up, and immediately went to work countering each other’s starting offense. Ali got the better of him at first with a nice Hurricanrana, which forced Cedric to turn up the heat with more intense offense. A shoving match ensued between both men, which led to a striking contest. Cedric used a swift kick and punch to win the exchange, but then Ali caught him with a kick of his own. Cedric shook the damage to him off and responded with a dropkick. After some back and forth moves were exchanged between both men, Ali found himself on the outside getting planted by a Suicide Somersault Plancha. Cedric got Ali back into the ring and went on a tear as he used a bevy of slams and submissions to wear him down.
Ali finally got back into the fight after countering a suplex. Ali then began putting Cedric on his back with a number of signature comeback maneuvers. Cedric answered back with a Spanish Fly in the middle of the ring when Ali looked to land something after rebounding off the ropes. Afterwards, Ali regained his strength and climbed to the top rope. He tried landing a Tornado DDT, but Cedric caught him and put him back on the top. Both men began struggling to gain an advantage on the top rope. Ali then landed a gorgeous Spanish Fly of his own! Ali then pulled Cedric into another corner of the ring and looked to land his 054, but Cedric chose to shove him right off the top rope. Cedric sat in awe of what he’d just done for a bit until he chose to retrieve his opponent.
Cedric looked to be in control again, but Ali dug down deep and took him down with a Poisoned Frankensteiner and a Tornado DDT. Then Ali finally landed his 054, but Cedric stopped the following pin after getting his foot on the rope. Ali stomped all over Cedric and went for his top rope finisher again, but this time Cedric climbed under the rope to avoid it. Cedric then clocked Ali with three back elbow strikes and a final Lumbar Check to claim the title!