2022’s Wrestlemania 38 has come to an in depth. Evening 2 had loads of unimaginable moments and noticed Roman Reigns turn out to be the unified champion. There was additionally the bonkers enjoyable Something Goes match between Johnny Knoxville and Sami Zayn. Whereas at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, GameSpot coated the present and reviewed it reside, and you’ll see all the outcomes under.
For a recap of Saturday’s matches, try our Wrestlemania Night 1 results, and study extra about Cody Rhodes returning to WWE. There have been technically 9 matches on the card–including the Vince McMahon match. Commentator and WWE superfan Pat McAfee returned to the ring, and fought each Austin Idea and the beforehand talked about McMahon in two bouts.
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Take a look at the match card for the bouts you may be seeing tonight under.
Wrestlemania Evening 2 card:
- Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (Winner Take All Championship Unification)
- Bobby Lashley vs. Omos
- Edge vs. AJ Kinds
- Johnny Knoxville vs. Sami Zayn (Something Goes Match)
- Pat McAfee vs. Austin Idea
- Pat McAfee vs. Vince McMahon
- RK-Bro (c) vs. The Road Income vs. Alpha Academy (Uncooked Tag Staff Championship)
- Queen Zelina & Carmella (c) vs. Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler (Ladies’s Tag Staff Championship)
- Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods vs. Sheamus and Ridge Holland
Above, you possibly can try a latest episode of GameSpot’s wrestling podcast, Wrestle Buddies. Chris E. Hayner and Mat Elfring predict all the outcomes for Wrestlemania alongside their AI machine PredictionBot 3000 v2.0.
Under, you may discover reside updates and outcomes for Wrestlemania 38 Evening 2 because it airs on Peacock. Moreover, there will probably be a evaluation of every match from the Wrestle Buddies.
- The Kickoff Present begins at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT. We’ll have a YouTube hyperlink for you when it goes reside.
- Updates to the match card will probably be added right here.
- No preshow match
Triple H is coming to the ring. He welcomed everybody to Wrestlemania, after which he left his boots within the ring.
RK-Bro (c) vs. The Road Income vs. Alpha Academy
(Uncooked Tag Staff Championship)
RK-Bro wins by pin.
Mat: Why is Mark Wahlberg doing the intro for Wrestlemania? We’re in Dallas. Kicking off Evening 2 is that this triple menace tag staff match, which has the potential to be a bit tough. Nevertheless, this match was a ton of enjoyable to look at, and the move was extremely easy, and there have been some nice spots right here. This was a Road Income showcase although. This duo is on fireplace, and whereas they might not have received the titles right here, they did a unbelievable job actually getting the group concerned and delivering some nice spots. The Gable Steveson bit on the finish with Chad Gable was a pleasant construct in the direction of a feud between the 2. General, this was a strong method to kick issues off.
Chris: Mark Wahlberg is the king of Dallas, Mat. Adopted carefully by Triple H, who got here out proper after his video ended. H’s in-ring profession could also be over, but it surely’s so good to see him wholesome and basking within the adoration from the crowd–and spitting water throughout his good swimsuit. He was there to kick off the present and left his boots within the ring, a symbolic gesture for a lot of wrestlers once they retire from competitors.
I’ll not love RK-Bro as a lot as seemingly everybody else in AT&T Stadium does (critically the place erupted), however I really like the Road Income and Alpha Academy. I additionally love a multi-team tag match and we’re getting two of these tonight. There’s all the time a degree of chaos concerned when the matches get extra populated than a typical tag match, and this one was no exception.
These groups labored awesomely collectively and pulled off some critically entertaining moments–that Doomsday Blockbuster positively stands out. And as a lot as I do not love RK-Bro, watching Riddle mimic Randy Orton’s strikes has a level of attraction to it. And that RKO from RIddle to Montez Ford off the highest rope was wildly cool.
Whereas this is able to have been a superb time to maneuver the titles off of RK-Bro in the event that they had been going to separate the staff, that does not appear to be within the playing cards in the mean time, so it is smart to have them retain. This was a enjoyable opener that bought the group excited for what is going on to be a fairly jam-packed evening, although it stays to be seen who else may step as much as problem them at this level.
The bit after the match with Gable Steveson and Chad Gable squaring off appeared to trace we’d see Steveson on WWE programming sooner quite than later, however I suppose we’ll discover out about that on Uncooked.
Bobby Lashley vs. Omos
Lashley wins by pin.
Mat: There was a time once I was not a fan of Bobby Lashley. Then, The Damage Enterprise occurred, and even after that break up, I discovered myself into Lashley a complete lot. Now, we have now a brilliant beefy boy match earlier than the uber-muscular Lashley and tall boy Omos. If you happen to love bearhugs and Omos cradling Lashley’s physique, then that is the match for you. You may’t anticipate loads from Omos although. He is an enormous man, however it will be good if he took bumps in a method that made them appear to be they damage. Lashley’s spear simply did not have the identical affect. This match will construct Lashley up once more, which is nice, but it surely was a center of the street combat.
Chris: I simply love Bobby Lashley, that is all. I want MVP had been right here to stroll to the ring with him to his unimaginable entrance tune. Even nonetheless, a match in opposition to Omos is not precisely what any of us wished for him throughout this Wrestlemania. I’ve mentioned it earlier than and I am going to say it once more, Omos remains to be too inexperienced to work properly sufficient for a highlight singles match at Wrestlemania. WWE has a scarcity of giants on the roster in the mean time however this is not the answer.
In the end, the match was nearly as good because it might be. Lashley bought to bump across the ring–a rarity–and he labored laborious to make Omos appear to be the highly effective, towering brute that WWE is presenting him as. And he bought in sufficient of his signature offense (together with a really spectacular suplex) to get the victory.
Johnny Knoxville vs. Sami Zayn
(Something Goes Match)
Johnny Knoxville wins.
Mat: Something goes on this match, even a Helluva Kick proper off the bat. Look, what I anticipate is individuals getting hit with weapons, kicks to the groin, and different foolish Jackass-esque moments. And someway, it delivered far and above that. Wee Man bodyslammed Zayn. There was an enormous mousetrap that malfunctioned, however I did not care one bit. Sure, this is not actually a wrestling match, however who cares? It is a very memorable match for Mania–in a sea of some nice matches up to now, for essentially the most half. The one bummer was Steve-O did not pop up. I didn’t cease laughing your complete time. It’s actually essentially the most I’ve smiled shortly. This dominated.
Chris: That is precisely the type of match all of us need between these two, only a goofy “hardcore” match with a bunch of weapons and foolish spots. The bonus is that although Johnny Knoxville has been by unimaginable quantities of ache that far outweigh what’s unfolding right here, he is such a sympathetic character that it’s important to really feel for him. On the flipside, Sami Zayn has perfected the artwork of being a heel you wish to see get pulverized. He is a grasp.
That is, in all honesty, Looney Tunes meets Jackass in a WWE ring, from the airhorn to Social gathering Boy to Wee Man bodyslamming Sami. Johnny even had his personal pyro management. Truthfully, what’s to not love right here? Together with the groin-kicking machine, due to course there was a kind of. And critically, no person has ever had extra heel warmth than Sami when beating up Wee-Man. The gang right here at AT&T Stadium wished to kill him in that second. This wasn’t an expert wrestling match, it was pure comedy and spectacle and it was performed to rattling close to perfection, exterior of the malfunctioning gigantic mousetrap on the finish.
Queen Zelina & Carmella (c) vs. Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler
(Ladies’s Tag Staff Championship)
Sasha and Naomi win by pin.
Mat: That is the second multi-team tag match on the cardboard, and these should not all the time my favourite. They’re a bit too chaotic for my liking, and it’s extremely straightforward for issues to go fallacious. This match, nonetheless, was a ton of enjoyable, and it by no means actually reached that degree of chaos. It did not blow me away or something, but it surely’s very nice to see Naomi get a championship and a win at Mania–Sasha too, however I identical to Naomi extra. This was a pleasant comedown match after the ridiculousness of the Knoxville/Zayn match as properly.
Chris: As I mentioned earlier than, I really like a multi-team tag match and this deadly four-way match the invoice. Plenty of tremendous enjoyable spots (together with that dueling towers of doom that concerned all eight girls) saved the group on their toes all through, as did a sequence of nearfalls for each staff involved–and some fairly revolutionary tag staff strikes. Giving Sasha and Naomi the win is the very best of the choices, I believe. These two–and their characters–mesh collectively so properly and it is good to see Sasha kicking ass as a babyface. I hope this is not the final we see of Rhea Ripley and Liv Morgan, although, as I dig their dynamic fairly a bit.
Edge vs. AJ Kinds
Edge wins by pin.
Mat: First, Edge’s entrance was so cool. Yeah, positive, there’s quite a lot of Brood and Undertaker there, however Edge is evolving, and it was top-of-the-line entrances of Wrestlemania 38. Because the match progressed, it was gradual and brooding–pun supposed. Each spot appeared prefer it was going to severely injure both of the lads. It was a protracted and grueling match, however that is not dangerous by any means. That is what made it pleasurable. And whereas this match could also be over, we’re seeing a brand new story with Edge and his new steady.
Chris: I do not perceive why no person is speaking about the truth that AJ Kinds face was lower open earlier than the match even began. Why is he bleeding already? Anyway, this match is an attention-grabbing one as a result of I dare say it is once we first began seeing indicators of the viewers being drained. AJ and Edge wrestled a gradual and methodical, but brutal match the place there have been definitely crowd-pleasing spots, however they constructed as much as every and everybody certainly one of them, quite than merely stacking them. AJ had time to slowly construct a comeback earlier than being lower off by Edge, Edge deflected a few of AJ’s high-flying offense, however not with out doing injury to himself.
Because the match went on and the nearfalls grew to become increasingly frantic, the group got here to life. It is an attention-grabbing little bit of storytelling these two had been doing and it is one thing WWE does higher than simply about anybody, when the trouble was there. This was nice storytelling, even when it felt just like the match dragged at occasions. And the tip was actually only the start, because it arrange Damia for the makings of what is going to probably be a dominant heel steady.
Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods vs. Sheamus and Ridge Holland
Sheamus and Ridge Holland win by pin.
Mat: New Day’s outfits had been nice, paying homage to Large E. I really like seeing New Day at Mania, in order that was nice. What within the hell was occurring with Pete Dunne/Butch? He saved getting on the ring apron and wandering round and needed to be carried off by Sheamus. This was dumb. This match lasted possibly a pair minutes. It was so quick. And as a lot as I really like New Day, I’d have preferred one thing longer as a result of they will placed on a banger.
Chris: Perhaps that match was higher off being lower. Look, I really like Kofi and Woods sporting singlets to pay tribute to Large E. However that was virtually the one factor in regards to the match that was worthwhile. It was rushed, had zero time, Butch was simply strolling across the ring doing issues that may get anybody else thrown out of ringside, and it was over earlier than it bought began. I get we’re quick on time, however come on.
Pat McAfee vs. Austin Idea
McAfee wins by pin.
Mat: Pat McAfee has sequins on his outfit. I respect it. Right here was one other movie star match; nonetheless, this time round, McAfee has already had a WWE match and is already part of the corporate. The match was entertaining and McAfee confirmed some good expertise within the ring.
However then, the Vince stuff occurred. It was bizarre to look at Vince beat McAfee up, however after all, it was resulting in Steve Austin coming to the ring and delivering–in my eyes–the finest worst Stunner of all time to Vince. I wish to watch it over and over and over. McAfee additionally bought shocked, spitting the beer into the air, after which we bought certainly one of my favourite Wrestlemania moments from this yr: McAfee, on the bottom, pouring beer into his mouth. There have been quite a lot of points with the principle match itself, however that was a unbelievable section.
Chris: I truthfully did not know what to anticipate from this one, however I am an enormous fan of spectacle. Vince McMahon popping out to introduce Austin Idea and Pat McAfee strolling to the ring with the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders had been each fairly entertaining. And the group completely beloved McAfee. It additionally seems to be like he is been coaching fairly a bit since his quick stint in NXT. He was giving and taking strikes properly and did not appear phased by the enormity of Wrestlemania–and neither did Idea.
In any case, it was solely three years in the past that Idea was wrestling impartial reveals throughout Wrestlemania weekend. Now he is in a highlight match on the massive present itself. And a extremely good one, at that. It is shocking to me that the group was extra amped up for this than Edge vs. AJ Kinds, however this crowd completely loves McAfee–and that is earlier than he does stuff like superplexing Austin Idea, a lot to their delight. Nonetheless, even with their adulation, I do not understand how I really feel about McAfee getting the win right here. Austin Idea is the up-and-coming star and mentee of Mr. McMahon. A showcase win for him right here may have elevated him towards a midcard title. As an alternative, he bought beat within the grandest stage of all of them by an announcer.
After all, it was all only a setup to…McAfee vs. Vince? Positive, why not. Although, I refuse to grasp why Vince was capable of beat the crap out of Pat with out McAfee having the ability to do something about it. This appeared like the right alternative to have “Stone Chilly” Steve Austin got here out, however I am legitimately stunned it took so lengthy as a result of this section felt prefer it ran a really very long time. Nonetheless, it might need been value it to look at Idea promote a stunner. And rest-assured, no person nonetheless takes the stunner worse than Vince–and it is nonetheless as entertaining because it will get.
Vince McMahon vs. Pat McAfee
Vince McMahon wins
Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns
(Winner Take All Championship Unification)
Reigns wins by pin.
Mat: This looks like essentially the most over both of those wrestlers have ever been, and that is fairly thrilling. First, it is good to have a Lesnar match the place his opponent is somebody almost as highly effective as he’s. This one can go both method, and truthfully, that is what makes the construct to this so thrilling, in comparison with a few of Lesnar’s earlier title defenses. Moreover, it was longer than 5 minutes, which is all the time a plus. There was some nice backwards and forwards with buying and selling finishers–along with Reigns getting some low-cost photographs in when the ref was down. Nevertheless, Reigns got here out on prime, with a clear pin besides. Lesnar and Reigns had certainly one of their finest matches tonight.
Chris: Properly, this should be quick. Particularly since Brock Lesnar took off his gloves to indicate he means enterprise. Hopefully, he washes these fingers. Good lord, watching these two pummel one another is all the time entertaining. I used to be simply telling Mat, who’s sitting subsequent to me, that Lesnar’s German suplexes could also be the easiest within the enterprise. They give the impression of being extremely vicious, however he all the time elevates his opponent sufficient for them to take a flat-back bump from them. I do not doubt they nonetheless damage loads, but it surely appears far much less harmful than another German suplexes we have seen.
Going into this I totally anticipated it to be an extremely quick match, as that is usually the case. Watching them trip, with it being very straightforward to consider both man may win, was the good. And when Brock had Roman within the submission transfer, I totally anticipated him to win. However as an alternative, Roman ended it with top-of-the-line spears he is ever delivered to turn out to be…God of WWE? What’s his title now? Who cares, does this imply we’ll see him on Uncooked and Smackdown now? Trigger I am not mad at it.
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