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WrestleMania 35 – The Complete Preview


Wrestling events don’t come bigger than WrestleMania. The WWE’s flagship annual event is the Superbowl of sports entertainment and attracts tens of millions of viewers from across the world. Last year’s WrestleMania was a blast – one of the most insane spectacles ever put on by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. This year looks set to top it, though.

Hosted by Alexa Bliss, WrestleMania 35 is being billed as having ‘The First Ever Women’s Main Event at WrestleMania’. When Ronda Rousey, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch step into the squared circle, it’ll be the biggest women’s WWE moment yet. But they’ll be plenty of dudes wrestling too. And all kinds of crazy action going on…


When is WrestleMania 35?

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Exact start times for specific matches are hard to predict, but we can give you the general time…

We’re looking at around 10.30pm as the time the event should get underway on Sunday April the 7th.


Where’s it going down?

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This year’s event comes from one of the biggest names in US sporting stadia – the MetLife Stadium. Home to both the New York Giants and the New York Jets, it’s a hugely impressive place and perfect for an event like WrestleMania.

Built at a cost of $1.6 billion, it was the most expensive stadium ever built when it opened nine years ago.

Although it’s the home of pigskin in New York City, weirdly the 82,550 capacity stadium isn’t in the city. It’s eight miles away in the much smaller city of East Rutherford, New Jersey.


How can I watch WrestleMania 35?

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Wrestlemania 35 will be available to watch live via the WWE Network. You can subscribe to it for £9.99 a month.

Sky TV will also be showing WrestleMania 35 as a pay-per-view event. It costs £19.95 and will be on the channel Sky Sports Box Office.

We’ll be showing all the action too in five of our bars – Lincoln, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Liverpool and London Haymarket (the London event is in association with HookedOn Wrestling, for tickets – CLICK HERE).


The Matches

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WrestleMania 35 is all set to be something of an epic, with a crazy amount of matches lined up. There’s plenty of mouth-watering face-offs from all the biggest names across SmackDown and Raw.

Here they all are, starting with the headlined main event…

Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair (Triple Threat Match)

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins

Triple H vs. Batista (No Holds Barred Match)

Shane McMahon vs. The Miz

AJ Styles vs. Randy Orton

United States Champion Samoa Joe vs. Rey Mysterio

Kurt Angle vs. Baron Corbin

WWE Cruiserweight Champion Buddy Murphy vs. Tony Nese

Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre

Intercontinental Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Finn Bálor

WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Bayley & Sasha Banks vs. Beth Phoenix & Natalya vs. The IIconics vs. Nia Jax & Tamina (Fatal 4-Way Match)

WWE Cruiserweight Championship #1 Contender’s Tournament

André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal


Odds & Predictions


Here are some of the very best odds for the main matches at WrestleMania 35, along with our predictions on how we think they might go:

Ronda Rousey (5/2) vs. Becky Lynch (1/5) vs. Charlotte Flair (8/1)
Flair’s unlikely to upset the big hitters here. While Ronda’s losing the plot at the moment, so we’re backing the mighty Becky Lynch.

Brock Lesnar (17/10) vs. Seth Rollins (2/5)
We see a new champion here… Seth Rollins.

Batista (17/10) vs. Triple H (2/5)
This could be the last time we ever see Batista in the ring. And we think we’ll see him lose. Triple H to win.

Randy Orton (4/6) vs. AJ Styles (5/4)
We’re backing the slight outsider AJ Styles for this one.

Shane McMahon (5/2) vs. The Miz (1/4)
The Miz should win this battle of the former tag team pals.

Kurt Angle (2/5) vs. Baron Corbin (17/10)
Kurt Angle to win his last ever wrestling match.

Samoa Joe (1/3) vs. Rey Mysterio (2/1)
We’re tipping the bigger odds on the Mexican here. Rey Mysterio to win at 2/1.

Buddy Murphy (1/5) vs. Tony Nese (3/1) 
Buddy Murphy to keep hold of his belt.

Wrestlemania 35 will be screened live on our giant screens (in Coventry, Lincoln, Wolverhampton, Liverpool and London Haymarket). And don’t worry – we’ll be opening LATE for this one…

Secure your spot for just £5 per person and you receive a £5 bar voucher to spend on the night.

Find out more about watching WrestleMania at Rileys by clicking here.

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