WrestleMania Night 1: Stone Cold Steve Austin Returns, Charlotte Flair Looks to Defend Against Ronda Rousey
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WrestleMania Night 1: Stone Cold Steve Austin Returns, Charlotte Flair Looks to Defend Against Ronda Rousey

  • WrestleMania is always considered to be the grandest stage of them all and everyone wants to feature at a WrestleMania
  • WrestleMania 38 will take place over two nights at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas and sees Stone Cold Steve Austin return
  • The Raw and SmackDown Women's Championships will also be defended on Night 1 of WrestleMania 38

The most eagerly anticipated event in all of wrestling takes centre stage today and tomorrow when WWE hosts WrestleMania 38.

The showcase of the immortals will this year be hosted at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.

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The Rattlesnake, Stone Cold Steve Austin returns to WWE to confront Kevin Owens while Charlotte Flair defends against Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania. Image: Moses Robinson/ Che Rosales/ Rob Tringali
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Night 1 of WrestleMania features three title fights and the return of The Rattlesnake, Stone Cold Steve Austin. Austin returns after a 19-year absence to confront Kevin Owens on The KO Show, TalkSport reported.

The card for WrestleMania Night 1 is:

Becky Lynch vs Bianca Belair for the Raw Women's Championship

This feud has become more personal on the road to WrestleMania as both superstars took their rivalry to the next level. Belair is looking for revenge after Lynch returned in August 2021 for the SmackDown Women’s Championship. Lynch is out for revenge after Belair butchered her hair on Monday Night Raw.

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Rey and Dominik Mysterio vs The Miz and Logan Paul

Every WrestleMania features a celebrity taking to the ring, getting involved in a feud with professional wrestlers. This year features a few non-wrestlers, and one of them, Logan Paul gets his moment to shine on Night 1. The YouTuber/ Boxer teams with The Miz to take on Rey Mysterio and his son Dominik. The Miz knows how to get under anyone’s skin and recently unmasked Rey, giving the mask to Paul. The Mysterio’s got some revenge on Monday Night Raw but will be looking to pick up the win on the biggest stage of them all.

Drew McIntyre vs. Happy Corbin

In a match that no one wants to see on the WrestleMania card, Drew McIntyre takes on Happy Corbin looking for revenge. Corbin and Madcap Moss tried to put McIntyre on the injury shelf and have repeatedly poked fun at The Scottish Psychopath. Corbin even stole his sword. The rivalry has failed to excite though and this match could be a one-sided affair.

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The Usos vs Shinsuke Nakamura and Rick Boogs for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships

The Uso’s will be looking to hold onto their belts before focusing on helping their cousin, Roman Reigns, defend his. Jimmy and Jey face a new challenge in Shinsuke Nakamura and Rick Boogs. Nakamura is always a dangerous prospect while Boogs has impressed of late with his feats of strength. The Uso’s though will do anything to walk out of Dallas with their titles around their waists.

The New Day vs Sheamus and Ridge Holland

This was originally planned to be a six-man tag match but Big E broke his neck during a match against Ridge Holland. As a result, Ghana's Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods will take on Sheamus and Holland, with Butch (their third member) expected to be involved somehow.

Seth Rollins vs ?

Will Cody Rhodes show up at WrestleMania? While a lot of fans are excited for the return of Stone Cold, the return of Cody Rhodes is also one many can’t wait for. Seth Rollins will only find out his opponent once he is in the ring, but rumours have been running wild that The American Nightmare was returning to the WWE. WWE are known to baffle fans with their decisions, so anyone number of wrestlers could take on Seth. It could even be Shane McMahon.

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Charlotte Flair vs Ronda Rousey for the SmackDown Women's Championship

Charlotte Flair is undoubtedly one of the greatest of all time and will look to put an exclamation mark on that point by beating Ronda Rousey. Rousey returned at the Royal Rumble, winning it to book her spot at WrestleMania. Rousey has also promised to make Flair tap, failing which she would rip her arm off and give it to her family as a souvenir. Talk about getting personal.

The KO Show

Kevin Owens is either brave or stupid. KO didn’t have a match at WrestleMania and so picked a fight with The Rattlesnake, Stone Cold Steve Austin. KO went as far as dressing as Austin and trolling the WWE Universe. While Austin is going to be a guest on The KO Show, don’t expect there to be too much talking.

WrestleMania Night 1 kicks off at 2 am (CAT) on 3 April, with the pre-show starting at 1 am (CAT) on SuperSport.

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Two Nigerian wrestlers square off in a big WWE super-fight

Nigerian wrestler Tolulope Omogbehin, also known as Omos, defeated fellow countryman Commander Azeez in under two minutes in what was an interesting battle on Monday night, 14 March.

Lagos-born Omos is a literal giant, a physical specimen described as a ‘colossus’ and he is officially listed as 7 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 181 kg, Sports Brief earlier reported.

Commander Azeez, whose real name is Babatunde Aiyegbusi, is no slouch physically either, standing at 6 feet and 7 inches tall with a bodyweight of 156 kg.

Source: SportsBrief.com