Monday, March 30, 2015

Wrestlemania 31 Recap #Wrestlemania #WM31

By @B_Rock1978

Wrestling Lockup with Brandon, brought to you by Triple Threat CLE, brings you Wrestlemania 31! Wrestlemania 31 was live, last night, at Levi's Stadium, in San Francisco, California. If you missed the show, have no worries, because I am here to give you the results of the Super Bowl of Sports Entertainment.

*** Kickoff Show ***

- "WWE World Tag Team Championship, Fatal Four Way Match": Cesaro and Tyson Kidd (c) vs. The Usos vs. Los Matadores vs. Kofi Kingston and Big E: Cesaro attacks Jey Uso on the floor, tosses him into the barricade, which injures Jey and takes Jey out of the match. Kofi with a near fall on Fernando. Los Matadores double team Kofi, until Cesaro tags in. Cesaro and Kidd with the "Cesaro Swing" double team on Kofi, for a near fall. Jimmy is in and connects with super kicks and "Rikishi Splashes" on Cesaro, Kidd, Fernando and Big E. Jimmy with a near fall on Kidd. Big E and Kofi hit a double team move on Cesaro for a near fall. Chaos breaks out and we get a lot of double teaming. Los Matadores double team Kofi for a near fall. El Torito and Xavier Woods get involved, as Torito sends Woods into the barricade. Nattie locks Torito in a "Sharpshooter". Naomi hits Nattie with the "Rear View". Big E and Kofi double team Diego for a near fall. Big E goes for the "Big Ending" on Kidd and Fernado, but eats a Jimmy super kick. Cesaro european uppercut on Fernando and Jimmy. Kofi "Trouble in Paradise" on Kidd. A huge six man tower of doom superplex, out of the corner, puts everyone out. Jimmy with a "Superfly Splash" on Big E. Cesaro blind tagged himself in, tosses Jimmy out of the ring and scores the pinfall on Big E. Cesaro and Kidd retain the WWE Tag Team Championship.

- "Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal": The final four come down to Ryback, Big Show, Miz and Damien Sandow. Show finished eliminating Cesaro and mocks the fans. Show turns right into a Ryback spine buster. Show rebounds back, chokes Ryback and tosses Ryback to the floor. Miz barks orders at Sandow, but Sandow refuses to listen. Miz yells at Sandow and then shoves Sandow. Sandow tells Miz that he quits, grabs Miz and tosses Miz over the ropes to the floor. We're down to Show and Sandow. Referees pull Miz back as he tries to go after Sandow.
Sandow gets tossed over the ropes, but skins the cat back in. Show charges at Sandow, Sandow ducks and Show goes over the ropes but hangs on. Sandow grabs Show by the neck and tries to pull him over the ropes. Show blocks the elimination and is back in the ring. Sandow goes for a submission hold, but Show powers out and tosses Sandow out for the victory.

*** Wrestlemania 31 ***

- Aloe Blacc sings America The Beautiful, to kick off Wrestlemania 31.

- "WWE Intercontinental Championship, Seven Man Ladder Match": Bad News Barrett (c) vs. R-Truth vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Stardust vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Luke Harper: Barrett hits Ambrose with a ladder. Harper splashes everyone on the floor. Ambrose climbs a ladder and takes everyone out with a flying elbow. Bryan drop kicks Stardust into a ladder. Bryan gets Harper in a tree of woe on a ladder and unloads stiff kicks. Ziggler superkick on Bryan and we have a group scramble up the ladder for the title. Barrett grabs a piece of ladder and beats Stardust with it. Harper sends Ambrose into a wedged ladder in the corner. Harper swings the ladder at Bryan and Truth hits a leg drop on it into Bryan. Barrett superplexes Stardust off the top of the ladder.
Bryan and Ziggler trade blows at the top of the ladder and get shoved off by Ambrose. Ambrose climbs the ladder, but gets power bombed off onto another ladder by Harper. Harper and Ziggler both climb, but take each other down. Ziggler climbs again but gets laid out by a Barrett "Bullhammer". Barrett hits a "Bullhammer" on Stardust and Truth. Bryan gets knocked off the ladder by Barrett, but Bryan hits the running knee on Barrett. Bryan and Ziggler trade punches and head butts with each other at the top of the ladder. Bryan knocks Ziggler off, grabs the IC Title and wins the match. Daniel Bryan is the NEW WWE Intercontinental Champion.

- Seth Rollins vs. Randy Orton: Orton and Rollins trade punches and kicks. Rollins with a turnbuckle bomb, but Orton hits a clothesline. Mercury and Noble get on the apron, but Orton DDT's them both off the apron. Rollins suicide dives Orton, sending Orton into the announcers table. Orton counters a splash with a power slam. Rollins lands a springboard moonsault to the floor on Orton. Orton crotches Rollins on the ropes and hits a hanging DDT. Rollins tries to counter a backdrop but Orton counters into the "RKO" for a near fall. Orton goes for the punt, but Mercury and Noble get in the ring. Orton hits an "RKO" on both men. Rollins hits the "Curb Stomp" on Orton for a near fall. Rollins goes for a splash off the ropes but Orton moves. Orton goes for another "RKO", but Rollins counters and goes for the "Curb Stomp". Orton counters the "Curb Stomp" and catches Rollins with an "RKO" in mid air. Orton covers and scores the pinfall.

- Sting's entrance we seen a performance by drummers in Sting face paint. Triple H comes out to a Terminator theme with Terminator robots and dressed in Terminator barbarian gear.

- Sting vs. Triple H: Back and forth early with punches and hip tosses. Triple H hits a knee drop that doesn't faze Sting and he goes for the "Scorpion Deathlock" submission. Triple H rolls to the floor. Triple H tosses Sting into the barricade. Triple H takes offense with punches, Irish whips into the turnbuckles, knees to the head and plants Sting with a spine buster, for a near fall. Triple H comes off the middle rope, but Sting catches Triple H and locks him in the "Scorpion Deathlock" submission.

Billy Gunn, Road Dog and X-Pac of DX hit the ring, but get laid out by Sting. Sting climbs the ropes and dives off to the floor, taking out all of DX. Triple H hits the "Pedigree" on Sting for a near fall. Triple H grabs his sledgehammer, but Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash of the nWo come out. DX and the nWo brawl on the floor. Sting hits the "Scorpion Death Drop" on Triple H for a near fall.
Sting puts Triple H in the "Scorpion Deathlock" submission. Triple H reaches for his sledgehammer but Hogan takes it from him. DX and the nWo brawl again. Shawn Michaels arrives and hits "Sweet Chin Music" on Sting. Triple H covers and gets a near fall. Triple H grabs the sledgehammer, as Hall tosses Sting his bat. Sting connects on Triple H, busts his sledgehammer and stomps Triple H in the corner.
Sting hits a "Stinger Splash" then goes for a second one. Triple H grabs the head of the sledgehammer and blasts Sting with it. Triple H covers and scores the pinfall. DX and the nWo go face to face after the match, but Triple H and Sting shake hands.

- Backstage, Daniel Bryan celebrates his WWE Intercontinental Championship win with past WWE Legends and former IC Champions.

This year's musical performance is by Skylar Grey, Travis Barker, and Kid Ink.

- Paige and A.J. Lee vs. The Bella Twins: The Bellas double team suplex Paige for a near fall. Nikki hits "Rack Attack" on Paige for a near fall. A.J. tags in and hits a Thesz press, punches, knees and a tornado DDT. A.J. goes for the shining wizard, Nikki counters with the electric chair drop, A.J. counters with a DDT for a near fall. A.J. applies the "Black Widow" submission on Nikki, but Brie breaks it up. Nikki slams A.J. for a near fall. Paige tosses Brie to the floor, then into the steel steps. A.J. counters a Nikki Irish whip and applies the "Black Widow" submission, forcing Nikki to tap out.

- This year's WWE Class of 2015 Hall of Famers are introduced.

- Rusev makes his entrance with Russian Soldiers and a tank. Cena gets a patriotic entrance.

- "WWE United States Championship Match": Rusev (c) vs. John Cena: Rusev takes control with ground moves and strikes. Rusev tries to hit Cena with the Russian flag but Cena counters with a shoulder tackle. Rusev lands kicks, but Cena hits a standing leg drop for a near fall. Cena applies the "STF" submission, but Rusev makes the ropes. Rusev hits a top rope diving head butt for a near fall. Cena with a tornado DDT for a near fall. Rusev goes for "The Accolade", but Cena counters and hits a springboard stunner on Rusev for a near fall.
Rusev blocks the "AA", goes for a side slam, Cena rolls through, but catches a thrust kick by Rusev. Cena is locked in "The Accolade" submission, but Cena powers out of it and applies the "STF" submission. Rusev breaks out and charges at Cena. Lana gets on the apron during the "STF" and gets thrown off the apron by Rusev, on accident, after Cena dodges the Rusev charge. Cena hits the "AA" on Rusev, covers and scores the pinfall. Cena is the NEW WWE United States Champion and Rusev is no longer unpinned or unsubmitted.

- In Ring Segment With Triple H and Stephanie McMahon: Stephanie announces that they set a new attendance record at Levi's Stadium at 76,976, advertises the WWE Network, and she and Triple H take full credit for everything and own everyone. Triple H says he always beats everyone that opposes him. The Rock's music hits and out comes The Rock. The Rock says they don't own him, Triple H can dress like The Terminator again or make a Wrestlemania moment with The Rock. Triple H says he's kicked Rock's ass before, he has nothing to prove. Rock says Triple H left his balls at WWE Headquarters. Steph says without the McMahon's there'd be no Rock. Rock says without Vince's johnson, there'd be no Steph. Stephanie slaps Rock and orders him to get the hell out of her ring.
Stephanie continued to mock The Rock as he left the ring. The Rock, however, finds Ronda Rousey of the UFC in the crowd and brings her to the ring with him. Rock and Ronda go face to face with Triple H and Stephanie. Stephanie tries to talk her way out of it but then tells Ronda to get the hell out of her ring. Ronda tells Steph to make her leave. Rock warns Steph about the look on Ronda's face, when she's about to kick ass. A fight breaks out with Rock punching Triple H and Ronda hip tossing Triple H. Ronda locked Steph in an arm wrench submission, until releasing the hold and allowing Triple H and Stephanie to escape.

- Bray Wyatt makes an entrance with scarecrows following him to the ring. Undertaker makes his usual dark entrance.

- Bray Wyatt vs. The Undertaker: Taker takes control early and hits "Old School". Wyatt clotheslines Taker over the ropes, but Taker lands on his feet. Taker with a big boot and the apron leg drop. Taker splash in the corner, then hits "Snake Eyes". Wyatt takes control, beats Taker in the corner and gets a near fall with a splash. Wyatt mat wrestles Taker, smashes Taker's head into the ring post and kicks Taker. Taker grabs Wyatt and locks on the "Hells Gate" submission. Wyatt escapes and near falls Taker with a back splash. Wyatt goes for "Sister Abigail", but Taker counters with a choke slam. Taker hits the "Tombstone", but gets a near fall.

Taker goes for another "Tombstone", but Wyatt counters and hits "Sister Abigail" for a near fall. Wyatt does the spider walk as Taker sits up, for a pretty cool Wrestlemania scene. Wyatt and Taker trade punches. Wyatt lands a head butt and goes for "Sister Abigail". Wyatt kisses Taker's forehead, but Taker counters out, hits the "Tombstone" and scores the pinfall. Taker goes 22-1 at Wrestlemania.

- "WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match": Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Roman Reigns: Lesnar takes Reigns to the corner, hits a german suplex and an early "F5". Lesnar another suplex, takes two Reigns clotheslines without flinching and plants Reigns with another german suplex. Lesnar beats Reigns in the corner, hits another suplex, lands knees to the gut, hits another german suplex, more knees, another german suplex, more knees and knocks Reigns off the apron to the floor, with a forearm. Five minutes into the match and Reigns looks like he's dead.
Reigns lands some knees and kicks, until Lesnar catches the leg and clotheslines Reigns hard to the floor. Lesnar hits more knees, another german suplex, a belly to belly suplex and hits a second "F5". Lesnar covers but Reigns somehow kicks out at two. Lesnar grabs Reigns by the head and slaps Reigns in the face over and over. Reigns laughs with every slap, angering Lesnar. Lesnar hits another german suplex and "F5" number three, but Reigns kicks out at two. Lesnar tosses Reigns to the floor and follows. Reigns sends Lesnar head first into the ringpost and Lesnar is busted wide open. Reigns hits two "Superman Punches", putting Lesnar on one knee. Lesnar goes for a german suplex, but Reigns counters out with headbutts. Reigns with a third "Superman Punch" and two spears and gets a near fall on Lesnar.
Lesnar catches Reigns and goes for a fourth "F5" but Seth Rollins hits the ring, money in the bank briefcase in hand. Rollins is cashing in and making this a triple threat match. Rollins tosses Reigns to the floor, hits a "Curb Stomp" on Lesnar, then goes for another "Curb Stomp" on Lesnar, but gets caught in an "F5". Reigns spears Lesnar as he's holding Rollins in the air. Rollins hits the "Curb Stomp" on Reigns, covers and scores the pinfall. Seth Rollins is the NEW WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

- Wrestlemania closes out with Rollins celebrating and pyro going off.

** My Predictions **
- Cesaro and Kidd win: RIGHT
- Show wins battle royal: WRONG
- Bryan wins Ladder Match: RIGHT
- Orton wins: RIGHT
- Triple H wins: WRONG
- A.J. and Paige win: RIGHT
- Cena wins: RIGHT
- Taker wins: RIGHT
- Rollins wins: WRONG.

My Score for the year now stands at 16-8.

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