Written by Marc Middleton
The WWE WrestleMania 37 Night Two Kickoff pre-show opens live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Kayla Braxton welcomes us. She’s joined by Peter Rosenberg and WWE Hall of Famers JBL, Booker T, and Jerry Lawler. Booker and Lawler joke about the wind and rain, adding that the show will go on. JBL shows off his Hall of Fame ring, and Rosenberg brags about being a former WWE 24/7 Champion. They go over the card for tonight. It’s confirmed that Randy Orton vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt will open the main card tonight. We get a video package and discussion for that match. Kayla sends us to a video package looking at WWE Community events held in the Tampa Bay area over the past week. WWE held 10 of those events for the community.
Back from a break and we see how Natalya and Tamina Snuka won the Tag Team Turmoil match on Night One, to earn the title shot later tonight. We get a video and discussion for tonight’s WWE United States Title match. We also see highlights from Night One. We come back and Kayla shows us some of the wild fans in the stadium. We also get a video and discussion for Rhea Ripley vs. Asuka. We get a video on the 2021 WWE Hall of Famers. We also get a video for the Nigerian Drum Fight between Big E and Apollo Crews. Sonya Deville joins the panel now to discuss the match. We get videos and discussions for more matches, including Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn with Logan Paul at ringside. Deville wonders if Owens might have Paul in his pocket. Back from another break and we see Cricket-sponsored fan photos showing the WWE Universe in their WWE gear at home, preparing for the big event. The panel goes over tonight’s card one more time. We get a video package for tonight’s main event for the Universal Title. The panel discusses the main event and that’s it for the Kickoff.
– WrestleMania 37 Night One opens live from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida as Mike Rome introduces country music singer Ashland Craft. She performs “America The Beautiful” in the middle of the ring. We see WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon with the entire roster watching on the stage. We get a flyover after Craft wraps her performance. The fireworks go off above the stadium as we cut to the opening video package. For the most part this is the same cold open from Night One, with some pirate-themed comedy and a reference to picking up where we left off with WrestleMania 36.
We’re live from Raymond James Stadium as fireworks explode all over the place and fans in the crowd cheer. Mike Rome welcomes back the co-hosts of WrestleMania 37 – Warrior Award recipient and WWE Global Ambassador, Tampa’s own Titus O’Neil, along with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan. This time they come out to the stage dressed as pirates. They do some pirate comedy and Hogan jokes about it being hot in the outfits. They welcome us to WrestleMania Sunday. Hogan says last night was unbelievable and this will be no different. They hype tonight’s card and send us to ringside to Michael Cole, Samoa Joe and Byron Saxton.
Randy Orton vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
We go right to the ring for tonight’s opener and out comes Randy Orton to a big pop as Mike Rome does the introductions. Orton slowly walks to the stage, wearing white and red gear, and plays to the crowd before walking down the ramp. He jokes about potentially slipping on the ramp. Orton finally enters the ring and hits the corner to pose for another pop as more pyro and fireworks go off. Cole sends us to a lengthy video package on this feud. We see “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt backstage in a wild looking corridor. He starts walking and flames appear around him. He briefly disappears and walks out of the flames, now appearing with his old Fiend look. We cut back to the open air of the stadium and “Let Me In” appears in the sky in red letters, apparently using drones. The Firefly Fun House music now starts up as Alexa Bliss makes her way out, skipping and twirling down the ramp while Orton looks on from the ring. Bliss is all smiles and laughing while Orton seethes. Bliss approaches a huge version of her jack in the box at ringside. She’s excited to see the box. Bliss starts turning the large handle of the box as “Pop Goes the Weasel” plays. The stadium is covered in red lights now as a sinister music plays. Bliss keeps turning the handle as The Fiend starts to rise out of the box, staring Orton down. The Fiend’s music is playing now. He plays to the crowd on top of the box after shutting the lid.
The Fiend suddenly leaps from the top of the box to the ring, nailing a flying clothesline on Orton. The bell rings as Fiend goes to work on Orton, laughing and shrieking behind the mask. Fiend keeps Orton down and stares straight ahead, yelling out a loud “Yowie! Wowie!” for a pop.
Wyatt turns upside down in the corner for another pop. The red light is still covering the stadium. Wyatt waits for Orton to get up. He slowly gets up but immediately slides to the floor to regroup. Fiend follows but Orton decks him and slams him on top of the announce table. Fiend pops right back up and rocks Orton, then applies the Mandible Claw.
The hold is broken and Orton brings it in, nailing his signature draping DDT. Fiend comes right back and they go at it. Fiend apparently hits the box at ringside and goes down. Orton nails another draping DDT and this time Fiend doesn’t come right back up. Orton stomps but Fiend is still getting up, on his knees now. Orton with several rights to the head now. Fiend just growls and stands up. He charges but Orton rocks him. Orton charges but Fiend clotheslines him. They both run at each other and Fiend collides with the crossbody. Fiend mounts Orton with strikes on the mat now.
Fiend goes for a senton but Orton rolls out of the way. Fiend charges and Orton sends him through the ropes to the floor. Fiend comes right back to the apron but Orton kicks him several times. Orton with a third draping DDT. Orton smiles and gets back up without covering for the pin. Orton drops to the mat and stalks Fiend now, pounding the mat. Fiend gets up and blocks the RKO, applying the Mandible Claw. Orton goes down to his knees in the hold.
Fiend turns Orton over and kisses his forehead as flames rise up from the ring pot. We see Bliss sitting on top of the box now. She has the black ooze pouring all over her head. Fans chant “holy shit!” as Fiend stares at her. Orton comes from behind and drops Fiend with the RKO for the pin to win.
Winner: Randy Orton
– After the match, a terrified or shocked Orton heads out of the ring as his music hits. The red light goes away. Bliss is still sitting on top of the box with the black liquid covering her head and face, still staring at Wyatt. He recovers and stares back at her. Fans are standing on their feet. The lights start going down inside the stadium. It’s all black now. The lights come back up and the ring is empty. The box is gone. Fans are booing.
– Back from a break and WWE Hall of Famer Eric Bischoff is with Titus and Hulk in the back, talking about the main event from Night One. Bayley interrupts but ends up annoying everyone like last night. She offers to be on Eric Bischoff’s podcast or have him on her hit talk show. It looks like new SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair may appear on Bischoff’s podcast. They end up walking off, leaving her hanging once again.
– We see Daniel Bryan backstage warming up.
WWE Women’s Tag Team Titles Match: Natalya and Tamina Snuka vs. Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
We go back to the ring and out comes Tamina Snuka and Natalya as Greg Hamilton does the introductions. We see how they earned this title shot by winning Tag Team Turmoil on Night One. Out next are the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions – Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler. Corey Graves has joined Cole on commentary.
Natalya and Baszler start the match off, trading shots and counters. Baszler levels Natalya with a big shoulder. They run the ropes again and Baszler blocks a hip toss. Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter early on but Baszler gets the bottom rope. Jax tags in and stares Natalya down, mocking her. They lock up and Natalya gets shoved down. Jax wants Tamina to come in.
Fans pop as Tamina tags in. They face off. Jax with a headbutt that does nothing. Tamina with a headbutt. Jax with another. they go at it and Tamina counters a slam attempt. More big strikes from Tamina. Natalya tags in for the double team. Jax misses a double clothesline and they double back drop her. Baszler tags in but they end up double teaming her, slamming her on top of Jax.
Natalya goes for the Sharpshooter but Baszler rolls her for 2. Natalya with a big German suplex. More quick tags and offense from the challengers. Tamina with a big superkick to Baszler. Baszler unloads with kicks to Natalya now, then levels her with a huge knee to the jaw. Natalya goes down clutching her mouth. Jax and Tamina fight on the floor now. Tamina tries for a slam but Jax counters and slams her on the floor. Baszler with another big knee to Natalya in the ring for 2.
Baszler with a knee submission now as Natalya screams out. Baszler snaps the leg back and tags in Jax as they keep dominating Natalya. Tamina is still down on the outside. Jax with the Stretch Muffler submission before Baszler comes in with another big running knee. More back and forth as the champs keep control. Jax powerbombs Natalya but Tamina runs in and breaks it up just before the 3 count. Tamina tags in now and runs wild on Baszler as she comes in. Baszler blocks a shot and unloads with kicks. More offense between both teams now. Jax hits a big double splash at one point. Jax has Tamina down now as fans chant for Snuka. Jax stands over her and taunts her, talking trash about who’s better. Jax says Tamina isn’t shit, she runs this and not Tamina. Tamina ends up hitting a big Samoan Drop for a close 2 count and fans can’t believe it.
Tamina gets up first. Tamina gets a big pop as she goes to the top for the Superfly Splash. She misses as Jax moves out of the way just in time. Natalya tags in and misses a hit to Baszler on the apron. Jax grabs Natalya as Baszler tags herself in but Natalya gets free. Natalya with a basement dropkick and a Sharpshooter attempt to Jax, not realizing Baszler is legal.
Natalya rolls Jax over and gets the Sharpshooter applied for a pop. Baszler runs in and applies the Kirifuda Clutch to Natalya, bringing her to the mat out of the sharpshooter. Natalya fades out and the referee calls the match.
Winners: Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler
– After the match, the music hits as Jax and Baszler exit the ring and raise the titles at ringside. Tamina checks on Natalya in the middle of the ring as we see some disappointed fans in the crowd. Jax and Baszler celebrate and head for the ramp.
– Back from a break and Cole is at ringside with Graves. They send us to a video package on Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens and Logan Paul.
Sami Zayn with Logan Paul vs. Kevin Owens
We go back to the ring and WWE Hall of Famer JBL has joined Cole and Graves for guest commentary on this match. Sami Zayn is out first and he’s fired up. Sami takes the mic and calls for everyone to give a very warm WrestleMania reception to his special guest of honor tonight. Fans start booing and Sami tells them to show some respect. Sami says this is his only ally in making this documentary to show the conspiracies against him. He goes on and introduces his guest, YouTube star Logan Paul. Paul hits the ring and offers his hand for a shake but Sami hugs him instead. Sami raises Paul’s arm to a mixed reaction but mostly cheers it sounds like. The music hits and out next comes Kevin Owens to a big pop. Owens is also fired up to see the crowd.
Sami and Owens have words before the bell as the referee warns them. Sami charges first but Owens immediately catches him in a Pop-Up Powerbomb. Sami rolls to the floor. Owens follows and goes for a powerbomb to the edge of the apron but Sami fights free. Owens follows into the ring and chops Sami around. Owens dominates Sami and clotheslines him into the corner as Paul looks on from his chair at ringside.
Owens with a corner cannonball. Owens goes to the top turnbuckle but Sami crawls to the apron for a breather. Owens charges but runs into a big boot. Sami goes for a half & half suplex on the apron but Owens fights him off. Sami ends up dropping Owens on the edge of the apron with a Brainbuster. Owens hits the floor and lands hard as Paul looks on.
Owens makes it back in at the 8 count but Sami mounts him with strikes. Sami kicks Owens and mounts him from behind with big strikes. Sami looks at Paul and Paul nods in approval. Sami smiles. Owens fights back but Sami nails a Michinoku Driver for a close 2 count. Cole calls it a Blue Thunderbomb and Graves corrects him, joking about saving Cole from the internet again tonight. Sami takes Owens to the top for a superplex but Owens fights back. They trade strikes up top now. Owens headbutts Sami to the mat.
Owens follows up with the big Frogsplash but Sami kicks out just in time. Sami avoids a Pop-Up Powerbomb. Owens ends up hitting a big neckbreaker over his knee but Sami kicks out just in time. More back and forth now. Sami with a big Exploder suplex into the turnbuckles. Sami misses the Helluva Kick in the corner. Sami blocks a Stunner and then hits the Blue Thunderbomb for a close 2 count.
Sami with another big Exploder into the corner, and another to the middle of the ring. Sami drops Owens with another Brainbuster for a close 2 count as Owens barely kicks out. Sami shows some frustration now. Fans chant “this is awesome!” now. Sami unloads with strikes in the corner but Owens fights back. Sami drops Owens in the corner. Sami takes Owens back to the top but Owens counters and drives Sami into the mat from the second turnbuckle with a Fisherman’s suplex. Owens gets up first and clotheslines Sami into the corner, and again. Sami comes right out of the corner with a Helluva Kick.
Sami charges for another Helluva Kick but Owens meets him with a superkick, and another superkick. Fans pop as Owens holds Sami up by his face, taunting him. Owens drops Sami with a Stunner in the middle of the ring for the pin to win.
Winner: Kevin Owens
– After the match, Owens stands tall as his music hits. Paul looks disappointed at ringside. We go to replays. Orton plays to the crowd from the corner now as Sami tries to recover. Paul comes in to check on Sami. Paul approaches Owens and offers his hand for a shake but Sami jumps up and is furious. Sami rants about Paul being his guest of honor. Paul shoves Sami to the mat for boos. Sami limps away from the ring, still ranting. Paul grabs Owens’ arm and raises it in victory. Owens looks annoyed. Paul applauds Owens. Owens looks around and smiles as fans cheer for what’s about to happen. Owens drops Paul with a Stunner for another pop. Owens’ music starts back up as he celebrates with the crowd. We go to more replays. Owens makes his exit and greets family members at ringside. We see a referee and WWE Producer Jamie Noble helping Paul out of the ring.
– WWE United States Champion Riddle rides his scooter around backstage and stops at WWE Hall of Famer The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh. He checks out Khali’s ring. WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam walks up and they all share a moment. RVD gives Riddle some of his branded rolling papers. They share another moment, doing the RVD thumb pose together, and Riddle rides off to get ready for his match.
WWE United States Title Match: Sheamus vs. Riddle
Back from a break and out first comes Sheamus. We see recent events that led to this match. Out next comes WWE United States Champion Riddle, riding his scooter to the ring. He hits the ring and more pyro goes off.
The bell rings and they go at it. Sheamus takes control early on and levels Riddle with a shoulder. Sheamus grounds Riddle by his arm now, bending the hand back. Riddle turns it around in the corner and unloads with strikes. Sheamus comes right back with one shot and drops Riddle. Riddle counters a slam and applies a Sleeper on Sheamus’ back in the middle of the ring. Sheamus rams Riddle back into the corner. Sheamus with back elbows in the corner now as the referee warns him. Riddle leaps at Sheamus but Sheamus turns it into a big tilt-a-whirl sideslam for a 2 count.
Sheamus keeps control and hits the Irish Curse backbreaker. They trade strikes and Riddle fights Sheamus into the corner. Sheamus kicks his way out but Riddle ends up using the ropes to apply an armbar until the 5 count. Sheamus with the 10 beats of The Bodhrán and a suplex for a 2 count. Sheamus goes to the top now but Riddle runs up and launches him to the mat with a huge Spanish Fly. They trade more strikes now. Riddle lands a big kick and then rocks Sheamus in the corner with a running punch, and another. Riddle tosses Sheamus out of the corner and hits the Broton for a pop.
Riddle can’t lift Sheamus for a suplex now. He tries again and hits it for a close 2 count. Sheamus blocks a Bro Derek and drops Riddle. Sheamus with more offense now. Sheamus with a huge Brogue Kick out of nowhere but Riddle still kicks out. Sheamus with more offense and an Alabama Slam but Riddle hangs on and kicks out again. Sheamus shows some frustration now. They fight on the apron now. Riddle rams Sheamus into the ring post and hits a big back suplex on the edge of the apron. Riddle goes on and hits a big corkscrew from the middle rope to the floor, taking Sheamus back down. They bring it back in and Riddle hits the corkscrew from the top rope for another close 2 count. Riddle can’t believe it.
Riddle goes right into a reverse armbar. Sheamus takes back control and hits several more power moves, including a stiff top rope knee drop. Sheamus calls for the Brogue now. Riddle dodges it and rolls him but Sheamus rolls through. Sheamus dodges a knee but Riddle keeps coming. Sheamus levels him out of nowhere with a modified Brogue Kick for the pin to win the title.
Winner and New WWE United States Champion: Sheamus
– After the match, Riddle sits up and his mouth is bleeding. Sheamus’ music hits as he begins his celebration. We go to replays. Sheamus stops and looks down at Riddle as Riddle seethes. Sheamus makes his exit with the title in the air.
– We go to a break, including a video of Triple H meeting Bad Bunny on the side of the road, where Bunny is riding in on the same truck he used at WrestleMania 37 Night One before the win with Damian Priest over The Miz and John Morrison. Triple H says Bunny did an amazing job at WrestleMania, but now it’s his time to go do what he does best. He hands Bunny a briefcase. Bunny thanks him and gets back on the truck to ride away. This goes into a promo to plug Bunny’s upcoming concert series.
– We get a video package for the next match.
Nigerian Drum Fight for the WWE Intercontinental Title: Apollo Crews vs. Big E
We go back to the ring and out comes rapper Wale to perform the “Feel The Power” theme for WWE Intercontinental Champion Big E. The pyro goes off and fans cheer for Big E. Out next comes Apollo Crews with his large spear. We see tables around the ring with large green drums on them. There are also kendo sticks and large brass gongs.
The bell rings and they both go to ringside to grab a kendo stick, bringing it in. They have words. Big E swings first. Crews swings back. They unload on each other with kendo sticks now. They brawl around ringside now. Big E launches Crews into one of the large drums. Crews blocks a shot with a gong, dropping Big E. Crews with more kendo stick shots at ringside. They bring it back in and Crews keeps control until Big E hits a huge Spear from the apron to the floor.
Big E brings it back in for a 2 count. Big E places half of the steel ring steps at ringside. He goes to slam Crews from the apron to the steel but Crews counters and drives Big E into the edge of the apron with a DVD. Crews with a close 2 count.
Crews places Big E on the steps on the ground now. He carries the other part of the steps to the apron and goes to slam them down on Big E but Big E misses. They come back to the apron and Crews levels him with a kick to the face. Crews charges on the apron but Big E grabs him and drives him down to the steel steps on the floor with a big Uranage. Big E kneels down and yells at Crews in his face.
Big E slides a table in the ring now as the hometown crowd pops for him. He brings Crews back in and looks to put him through the table but Crews levels him with an enziguri. Crews unloads with kendo stick shots now, and more kendo stick shots to keep Big E down. Crews places Big E on top of the table now. Crews climbs to the top turnbuckle and goes for a Frogsplash but Big E moves. Crews goes through the table with the Frogsplash.
Big E scoops him with The Big Ending. He goes for the finish but the former Dabba-Kato hits the ring and attacks Big E, destroying him. We reported earlier that Kato was being re-packaged with a new gimmick. He drags Crews on top of Big E for the pin to win the title.
Winner and New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Apollo Crews
– After the match, the music hits as the former Dabba-Kato helps Crews up and he raises the title. We go to replays. Crews poses in the corner as pyro goes off around the stadium. Crews says this is for Nigeria.
– We get promos looking back at Night One and some media attention on having the fans back in the crowd. The WrestleMania 38 promo with WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin airs next. We also get a video on the 2021 WWE Hall of Fame inductees. Hamilton does the introductions as most of the 2021 Hall of Famers are introduced on the stage.
– We get a video package for the next match.
RAW Women’s Title Match: Rhea Ripley vs. Asuka
We go back to the stage and Ash Costello is introduced with a band. She performs “Brutality” as Rhea Ripley makes her entrance to a pop and some pyro. Out next comes RAW Women’s Champion Asuka to a pop. She hits the ring and poses in the corner as more pyro goes off around the stadium. We get formal ring introductions from Rome now. Joe, Saxton and Cole are back for this one.
The bell rings and they have words as they size each other up. Ripley charges but misses and Asuka dropkicks her but Ripley is still standing. They trade strikes and Asuka kicks her. Asuka rolls Ripley for a 2 count. Asuka with a backslide and a dropkick to send Ripley into the corner. Asuka misses a Hip Attack in the corner. Ripley runs into boots in the corner.
Ripley chops Asuka down in the corner and charges but Asuka sends her face-first into the turnbuckles, then kicks her. Ripley goes to the floor for a breather as the referee counts. They both are on the floor now. Asuka with a big knee to the face. Asuka brings it back in and stalks Ripley. Asuka with kicks to the back now. Ripley dodges another Hip Attack and levels Asuka with a kick. Ripley slams Asuka face-first for a 2 count in the middle of the ring.
Ripley mounts Asuka with strikes on the mat now. Ripley with a body scissors to keep control. Fans do dueling chants. Ripley smacks Asuka around now, disrespecting her for louder boos. Asuka tries to fight out of another body scissors but Ripley keeps it locked. They get up and Ripley kicks Asuka around some more while taunting her. Ripley with another slap and a clothesline, and another clothesline to put Asuka right back down. Asuka catches a kick and takes Ripley down into an ankle lock.
Ripley screams out as Asuka tightens the hold. Ripley powers up and turns the hold into a big German suplex, dumping Asuka on her head. Asuka kicks out right before the 3 count. Ripley takes it to the corner and slams Asuka face-first into the turnbuckle a few times. Asuka goes down with another turnbuckle shot. Ripley continues to take her time in punishing the champ. Ripley with shoulder thrusts to the lower back now as the referee warns her.
Ripley places Asuka on the top turnbuckle and clubs her in the back. Ripley climbs up for the super back suplex but Asuka resists, knocking Ripley back to the mat. Asuka turns around on the top and hits a missile dropkick for a pop. Ripley runs into a kick. Asuka with a big German suplex. Asuka with a Hip Attack in the corner. Ripley fights off a German attempt but Asuka keeps fighting. Asuka stuns Ripley to her knees with a big strike. Asuka with the Hip Attack to knock Ripley down from her knees for a close 2 count.
Asuka shows some frustration now before she goes to the top. Ripley runs and dropkicks Asuka, knocking her from the top turnbuckle to the floor, hitting the apron on the way down. The referee counts but Asuka returns to the apron. Ripley approaches but Asuka knocks her to the floor. Asuka goes for a kick from the apron but Ripley catches her on her shoulders, then slams her face-first into the edge of the apron. The referee counts but Ripley brings it back in. They trade shots on the apron now as the referee counts. Asuka with a huge DDT from the apron to the floor for a pop.
Asuka makes it back in 6 and Ripley is right after. Asuka nails a running knee for a 2 count. Asuka unloads with quick kicks to the head. Asuka with a sliding knee but Ripley catches it. Ripley stomps away after a takedown. Ripley with the inverted Cloverleaf submission. Asuka tries to break it but Ripley holds on. Asuka turns it into an armbar on the mat. Ripley fights and powers up, slinging Asuka into the bottom turnbuckle to break the hold. Ripley goes on and hits a big suplex from the apron into the ring for another close 2 count.
Asuka fights Ripley off from behind, then takes her down into an armbar. Ripley fights out into a 2 count. Asuka goes right into the Asuka Lock but it’s countered. Asuka with kicks while Ripley is on her knees now. Ripley tells her to bring it again, taunting her. Asuka kicks again and tries for the running boot. Ripley ducks it and nails Riptide in the middle of the ring for the pin to win the title.
Winner and New RAW Women’s Champion: Rhea Ripley
– After the match, the music hits as a shocked Ripley recovers and begins celebrating. Asuka also sits up and looks on. Ripley raises the title as we go to replays. Ripley poses in the corner with the title as fans cheer her on.
– We get a break and a look back at Randy Orton defeating The Fiend in the opener.
– Hosts Hulk Hogan and Titus O’Neil are back on the stage. They thank fans for both nights of WrestleMania 37. They go on and are interrupted by Bayley. She rants about all she’s had to deal with this weekend. She asks where her pyro is and we see pyro explode over the arena. She goes on ranting, taking shots at Michael Cole, Legends and others, until the music interrupts and out come WWE Hall of Famers The Bella Twins – Nikki Bella and Brie Bella. Bayley knocks how they look and says she’s sorry to inform them that John Cena isn’t here tonight. She tries to get physical but they drop her and toss her down the ramp. The Bellas stand tall with Hogan and Titus as their music starts back up and fans cheer them on.
– Back from a break and we get a video package for tonight’s main event.
Triple Threat for the WWE Universal Title: Edge vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Roman Reigns
We go back to the ring for tonight’s main event and out first comes Daniel Bryan to a big pop and a “yes!” chant. Bryan hits the ring and is ready to go. Out comes WWE Hall of Famer Edge next. Edge also gets a huge pop and a much bigger pyro display around the stadium. Edge and Bryan both get ready in the ring now as some boos come up from the crowd. Out next comes WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns with Jey Uso and Paul Heyman. They’re all wearing red leis around their necks. Uso is hyped up. They stop on the ramp and Reigns raises the title as more pyro explodes around the stadium. Reigns stops at the ring and looks ahead as Edge and Bryan stare him down. Reigns takes his time entering the ring but when he does, he raises the title to more pyro. Hamilton does formal ring introductions.
The bell rings and Reigns immediately drops Bryan. Edge rocks Reigns from behind. Reigns fights back and unloads in the corner on Edge. Bryan comes to unload on Reigns with uppercuts. Reigns tosses Bryan to the floor. Uso drops Bryan with a big superkick on the floor, then launches him into the steel ring steps.
Reigns tosses Edge to the floor and Uso superkicks him in front of the announcers. Reigns intimidates the announce team now, then takes apart their table. Bryan runs the ropes and nails a suicide dive to Reigns into the table. Uso superkicks Bryan again. Edge grabs Uso and launches him into the steel ring steps. Edge decks Reigns from behind and beats him from the apron to the barrier to the apron to the barrier. He keeps this up, manhandling Reigns and sending him into the ring post last. Edge is the only one standing as fans cheer him on.
Edge takes apart the steps and takes Uso on top of the bottom half. He drops Uso with a big DDT on the steel and they both land hard. Uso is laid out and officials are checking on him now. Reigns and Bryan are still down as Edge slowly gets up. Heyman looks on concerned. Bryan rolls into the ring. Officials are escorting Uso away. Edge meets Bryan in the ring and they face off. Reigns looks on from the floor at ringside. Edge and Bryan unload on each other.
Bryan with Yes Kicks in the corner now. Bryan takes Edge to the top and hits the hurricanrana but Edge turns it into a roll-up for 2. Edge drops Bryan again for 2. Reigns gets back on the apron but Edge meets him and they trade strikes. Reign goes for a suplex to the floor but Edge resists. Bryan slides under and Reigns hits the apron. Bryan goes to the top and hits a missile dropkick on Edge in the ring. Bryan kips up and yells out for a big pop. Bryan works Edge over now. Bryan ducks Edge’s clothesline and goes for a suicide dive on Reigns but Reigns catches him on the floor and delivers a big suplex. Edge and Reigns go at it at ringside now. Edge rocks him and brings it back in. Edge follows but Reigns hits a big clothesline off the ropes.
Reigns stands tall and recovers as fans boo him. Reigns calls for a Superman Punch but Edge counters and hits the big DDT. Edge rallies and waits for Reigns to get back up. Edge calls for the Spear but Reigns meets him with a Superman Punch. Fans boo as Reigns gets hyped up. Reigns waits for Edge to get back up now. Reigns goes for the Spear but Edge blocks it and rolls him for a 2 count. They run the ropes and both collide in the middle of the ring with Spear attempts. Edge and Reigns are both down now.
Bryan comes back in and hits a flying headbutt to Edge, then to Reigns for a close 2 count. Bryan is up first. Edge gets up on his knees and fans chant with Bryan as he delivers Yes Kicks to both Edge and Reigns. Reigns ducks the roundhouse kick and shoves him into Edge but Edge side-steps. Bryan levels Edge with a running knee. Reigns runs into a kick from Bryan. Bryan levels Reigns with the roundhouse kick for a close 2 count. Bryan holds Reigns’ arms while stomping away. Bryan applies the Yes Lock now and pulls back on it as fans cheer him on.
Heyman looks worried as Bryan tightens the hold. There are no rope breaks. Edge breaks the hold up. Bryan comes back with the Yes Lock on Edge in the middle of the ring. Bryan pulls back as Edge yells out. Reigns decks Bryan to break the hold up. Reigns mounts Bryan with big right hands now. Reigns lifts Bryan for a powerbomb, dropping him right on top of Edge. Reigns kicks Bryan to the floor. Some fans chant “Roman sucks!” and Reigns isn’t liking it. Reigns grabs the bottom half of the steel steps and positions them against the announce table. Reigns slowly brings Bryan to the steps but he stops as the chants get louder. Reigns shakes his head no. He aggressively grabs Bryan now and puts him through the announce table with a big powerbomb. Edge comes out of nowhere with a big Spear, leveling Reigns off the steps to the floor.
Fans chant “this is awesome!” now as we get replays of the carnage that just went down. Edge brings Reigns back in but stops to go to the timekeeper’s area. We see Reigns struggling to get up in the ring while Bryan is down on the table debris. Edge brings a chair in the ring but Reigns stops him. Reigns tosses the chair away. Edge sends him into the top rope and he goes down. Edge applies a Crossface in the middle of the ring. Edge takes a piece of the chair leg and uses it to pull back on Reigns’ mouth with the submission locked.
Bryan runs in and intercepts Reigns’ tap out. Bryan applies the Yes Lock while Edge has the Crossface, both holds on Reigns. Bryan and Edge trade headbutts back and forth while Reigns is in their holds. Bryan and Edge brawl now with Bryan mounting Edge and unloading. Fans rally for Bryan and chant “this is awesome!” some more. Bryan holds Edge’s arms while stomping away on him. Bryan waits in the corner now and gets another “yes!” chant going. Edge slowly gets up across the ring as the chants pick up. Bryan charges but Edge meets him with a big Spear. Reigns misses a Superman Punch on Edge and Edge comes right back with a Spear Edge covers but Bryan stops the pin out of desperation, falling out to the floor. Edge is about to lose his mind now.
Edge has a crazed look on his face now as he gets chairs. He decks Bryan with a chair at ringside. Edge rolls Bryan back in and follows with a chair. He unloads on both Bryan and Reigns with back & forth steel chair shots. Edge drops a chair and places Bryan’s head on top of it. He grabs another chair and places it under Reigns’ head. Edge grabs a third chair to deliver Con-Chair-To’s. He delivers it to Bryan and Bryan is done. He goes to do it to Reigns but Uso attacks him and makes the save. Edge takes Uso out with a Spear.
Edge unloads on Jey with chair shots now. Edge turns around to a big Spear from Reigns in the middle of the ring. Reigns puts Edge’s head on a chair. Reigns delivers a Con-Chair-To to Edge and Edge is out. Reigns drags Edge over and stacks him on top of Bryan. Reigns pins both challengers at the same time for the win to retain.
Winner: Roman Reigns
– After the match, Reigns stands tall as the music hits. Heyman brings the title in as Edge and Bryan slowly start to move while down on the mat. Reigns stands tall with the title and looks out at the crowd as we go to replays. Uso is on his feet now as Reigns has his arm raised by Heyman and the referee in the middle of the ring. Reigns raises the title as the pyro and fireworks erupt around the stadium. Reigns looks down at Bryan and Edge, talking trash and yelling at them as the fireworks continue. WrestleMania 37 Night Two goes off the air with Reigns, Uso and Heyman celebrating as the fireworks continue.