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I’m Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Sunday, April 3, 2022.
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It’s WrestleMania Sunday tonight at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The main event - Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. It’s “winner take all”.
RKBro defends the RAW Tag Titles in a 3-way against Alpha Academy and the Street Profits.
The WWE Women’s Tag Titles are on the line in a 4-way. Carmella & Queen Zelina defend against Sasha Banks & Naomi…Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan…and Natalya & Shayna Baszler.
Also tonight, Sami Zayn vs. Johnny Knoxville in an Anything Goes match…AJ Styles vs. Edge…Bobby Lashley vs. Omos…Austin Theory vs. Pat McAfee…
And a late addition to the Sunday card - Kofi Kingston & Xavier Woods and Sheamus & Ridge Holland. It was supposed to happen on Saturday but was cut due to time.
WrestleMania Saturday saw ”Stone Cold” Steve Austin wrestle his first match in 19 years. At the age of 57, Austin beat Kevin Owens in a No Holds Barred main event that lasted about 14 minutes.
Cody Rhodes is officially back in WWE. He returned…and beat Seth Rollins last night.
Rhodes’ representatives later announced he has signed a multi-year contract with WWE.
Bianca Belair is the new RAW Women’s Champion. She got her revenge on Becky Lynch and handed Lynch her first title match loss in nearly two years.
Charlotte Flair is still the SmackDown Women’s Champion. She handed Ronda Rousey her first singles loss in WWE.
The show opened with The Usos beating Shinsuke Nakamura & Rick Boogs to retain the SmackDown Tag Titles. But the big story was Boogs suffering a major leg injury during the match.
Michael Cole later announced Boogs suffered a torn quadricep patella. He'll need surgery.
The Miz & Logan Paul beat Rey & Dominik Mysterio. After the match, Miz turned on Paul!
Also last night, Drew McIntyre beat Happy Corbin.
WWE confirmed that WrestleMania 39 next year will be two nights - on April 1st and 2nd.
NXT Stand & Deliver on Saturday…
Dolph Ziggler is still the NXT Champion. He beat Bron Breakker in the main event.
Mandy Rose held on to the NXT Women’s Title. She pinned Io Shirai to win a 4-way that also included Cora Jade and Kay Lee Ray.
Cameron Grimes is the new North American Champion. He won the title from Carmelo Hayes in a ladder match that also had Solo Sikoa, Grayson Waller, and Santos Escobar.
MSK are the new NXT Tag Champs. They dethroned Imperium in a 3-way that also included the Creed Brothers.
Tony D’Angelo beat Tommaso Ciampa. This was presented as Ciampa’s NXT farewell and Triple H greeted him on stage after the match.
Also, Gunther beat LA Knight.
More indies are running shows in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex on Sunday. Some are even running DURING WrestleMania Sunday. There’s a TexasMania show late Sunday night…with Shane Taylor vs. Low Ki on the card.
PCO was a late scratch from GCW’s Joey Janela’s Spring Break 6 Part 2. PCO suffered a shoulder injury during Impact’s Multiverse of Matches show Friday night but it’s not believed to be serious.
Also at Spring Break Part 2… Chris Dickinson beat Matt Cardona and Minoru Suzuki beat Effy.
That’s JUST Pro Wrestling News for Sunday, April 3rd. Our next update comes your way tomorrow morning, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review..
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