On April 3rd, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) took place on the “grandest stage of them all” in the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for WrestleMania 32. WrestleMania 32 broke an attendance record with a successful number of 101,763 people. WrestleMania holds a series of matches that the fans so desperately want to see unfold from the rivalries that had built up for weeks leading to this event.
One of the matches that fans could not wait to lay their eyes on include the “Hell in a Cell” match between Shane McMahon and The Undertaker. The match was a “must see” for several reasons, but the biggest reason was that if Shane were to win, he would gain control of running Monday Night Raw. The Chairman, Vince McMahon, added that if The Undertaker were to lose, then this WrestleMania match would be his last. Shane fought for his legacy and for the future of his father’s company. The Undertaker battled to protect his legacy and to prove once more that WrestleMania is his territory after proving so from a 21-year long streak of victories. The match’s biggest highlight was Shane jumping off the top of the 20-foot-tall cell, landing on the announcer’s table after The Undertaker moved out of the way; ultimately leading to The Undertaker’s victory once inside the ring.
While Shane McMahon and The Undertaker’s match is the most talked-about, there are other parts of WrestleMania that had plenty of other exciting matches to offer. Zack Ryder surprised the crowd by capturing the Intercontinental Championship after winning the ladder match with six other competitors. The Rock electrified the crowd with his charismatic speech before gaining a victory in a 6-second match against Erick Rowan of the Wyatt Family after he was interrupted during his talk. Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar used a number of weapons on each other in their “No-Holds-Barred” street fight, which ended when Lesnar used the F5 finisher on Ambrose, sending him onto a pile of metal-folding chairs for the victory. Chris Jericho shocked the world when he defeated the Phenomenal AJ Styles in a long, hard-fought match, which was supposed to be the easiest match prediction of the entire show.
The main event of WrestleMania 32 was Roman Reigns vs. the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Triple H. The main event came about after many long months of The Authority, Triple H and his wife, Stephanie McMahon, putting Reigns through difficult obstacles and repeatedly trying to knock him down on his climb to success. WrestleMania was the place to settle the score between Roman Reigns and Triple H. With the right opportunity, Reigns gave Triple H a beat down after the many months of problems he faced. Before WrestleMania, Triple H returned to the Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View by surprise from the beating given to him and won the WWE World Heavyweight Title for the 14th time after eliminating Dean Ambrose. At WrestleMania 32, the crowd was pleased with the match until it came to a close when Roman Reigns speared the King of Kings for the victory, obtaining the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the main event.
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