Wrestlemania is the biggest night in wrestling, and this year’s Wrestlemania is going to be the most unique of them all. The event was originally going to be held inside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, however due to recent events with COVID-19, WWE had to make some major changes. And the show must go on! Here is everything you need to know.
THERE WILL BE NO LIVE CROWD
Wrestlemania is always breaking attendance records, amassing fans from all across the globe– but this year— there will be no audience. No cheers, no boos, no fans.
IT WILL TAKE PLACE IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
And as mentioned earlier, Wrestlemania was supposed to be held in Tampa, Florida— but instead– the show will take place primarily at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, WWE has also noted that WrestleMania will not only take place inside their training facility but will include multiple locations.
The last time Wrestlemania was held in multiple locations was on April 7th, 1986 for Wrestlemania 2 it was held in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago.
TOO BIG FOR ONE NIGHT
But that’s not it, Wrestlemania has historically always been on one night, with several matches— last year’s Wrestlemania, lasted over 5 + hours, with 4 matches on the pre show and 12 matches on the main card– so for the first time ever, Wrestlemania will be held as a two-night event on both Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th with 16 matches already announced to date.
- Brock Lesnar versus Drew McIntyre for the WWE Championship
- The Man Becky Lynch versus Shanya Baszler for the WWE Raw Women’s Championship
- Edge vs Randy Orton in a Last Man Standing Match
- Kevin Owens vs Seth Rollins
- The Undertaker vs Aj Styles in a Boneyard Match
- Charlotte Flair vs Rhea Ripley for the NXT Women’s Championship
- John Cena vs “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
- Goldberg vs ??? (TBD) for the Universal Championship
- Otis vs. Dolph Ziggler
- Elias vs. King Corbin
- Aleister Black vs. Bobby Lashley
- Sami Zayn (c) vs. Daniel Bryan for the Intercontinental Championship
- The Street Profits vs. Austin Theory and Angel Garza for the Raw Tag Team Championship
- Bayley (c) vs. Lacey Evans vs. Naomi vs. Sasha Banks vs. Tamina in a Fatal 5-Way Elimination match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship
- The Miz and John Morrison (c) vs. The New Day vs. The Usos in a triple-threat ladder match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championship
- The Kabuki Warriors (Asuka and Kairi Sane) (c) vs. Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross for the Women’s Tag Team Championship
Plus, coming in to host this year’s Wrestlemania is the three-time Super Bowl Champion and Fox Sports Analyst Rob Gronkowski. Rob Gronkowski said that being part of the first two-night Wrestlemania is an “honor” also adding…
“To be able to give entertainment to the fans out there, to give entertainment to the world, it’s just spectacular, it’s something to be amazed by and it’s just so awesome that I am able to be a little part of it.”Rob Gronkowski via WWE
Fans can tune in to watch Wrestlemania 36 on the WWE Network, Viewers can also live stream both two nights of WrestleMania via pay-per-view for $59.99 on the FOX Sports and FOX NOW Apps via mobile and connected devices such as Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku or at FOXSports.com. Both nights of WrestleMania Kickoff Shows will also air on FS1 and FOX Deportes both nights at 6 p.m. ET with a panel of experts breaking down the night’s upcoming matches.