April 6th saw the WWE’s 30th Annual Wrestlemania at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show kicked off in style with the official host the Immortal Hulk Hogan. The Hulkster kicked off the show in style. After Messing up his Lines and calling the Arena the Silver Dome! He quickly realised his mistake however and managed to pull it back. Out of nowhere came the sound of glass breaking and out came Stone Cold Steve Austin. Austin got in Hogan’s face and involved the fans in a few chants and was about to finish with his classic catchphrase but was interrupted by The Rock’s entrance music and out he came to a massive cheer from the fans. The Rock cut a promo before having a beer bash with Austin and Hogan.
The first match of the night was Daniel Bryan the leader of the Yes Movement against Triple H the head of The Authority. The winner of the match would earn a spot in the main event for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. This was a good back and forth match with Daniel Bryan getting the win after his signature running knee to the head on Triple H. This match is being considered by many as one of the finest wrestling matches of the year.
One of the spectacle matches of Wrestlemania was the Andre the Giant 30 Man over the Top Rope Memorial Battle Royal. The winner got an exclusive Andre the Giant trophy. In this match 30 superstars were in the ring at once trying to throw their opponents over the top rope and to the floor. The finish came when Cesaro showed yet another superhuman feat of strength when he scooped up the 500lbs Big Show onto his shoulder and threw him over the top rope.
One of the Main matches of every Wrestlemania is The Undertaker defending his undefeated streak. He went into Wrestlemania 21-0. At Wrestlemania 30 he faced his toughest opponent yet “The Beast” Brock Lesnar. This was a tough hard hitting match. After Brock Lesnar hoisted The Undertaker onto his shoulders and hit a shattering F5. He went for the pin 1,2,3 and did the unthinkable – broke The Undertaker’s Undefeated streak. The 75,000+ in attendance went silent with Shock.
The main event of Wrestlemania was a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. It was Daniel Bryan vs Randy Orton vs Batista. This was a brilliant match with the action spilling in and around the ring. There was interference from Triple H and his corrupt referee. Daniel Bryan ended up getting the victory after his signature submission the Yes Lock and made Batista tap out.