WWE Wrestlemania 32 Results (2016)
|Date: April 3rd 2016 | Venue: AT&T Stadium | City: Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas | Attendence: 101,763
WrestleMania 32 was the thirty-second annual WrestleMania pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on April 3, 2016, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This will be the third WrestleMania to be held in the state of Texas after 2001 and 2009, and the first to take place in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area.
Forbes had speculated that WrestleMania 32 could break the WWE wrestling attendance record of 93,173 set at WrestleMania III at the Pontiac Silverdomein Pontiac, Michigan. This record stood as the highest attendance for any indoor event until the 2010 NBA All-Star Game, also held at AT&T Stadium, drew 108,713. WWE managed to sell 101,763 tickets for the event, breaking WWE’s attendance record.
The main event saw Triple H defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, that he won at the 2016 Royal Rumble event against the winner of Dean Ambrose, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns at WWE FastLane which took place on 21st February 2016. Roman Reigns pinned Dean Ambrose with a spear to win the triple threat match.
On 22nd February episode of Monday Night Raw, Shane McMahon returned to the WWE, staking a claim into the ownership of the company. Shane McMahon accepted a challenge for a match of Vince’s choice. Mr McMahon revealed that Shane would take on The Undertaker inside Hell In A Cell at WrestleMania.
Following tension between Becky Lynch and Charlotte a match was set at the Royal Rumble. Thanks to Ric Flair, Charlotte retained. To the shock of the audience, Sasha Banks made her returned and attacked Charlotte. A number one contenders match was set between Becky and Sasha, with two matches going to no clear winner. As a result of Charlottes interference, a triple threat match was set for WrestleMania 32. On the WrestleMania pre-show, WWE Hall Of Famer Lita announced the retirement of the WWE Diva’s Championship, with the winner of the Triple Threat becoming the WWE Women’s Championship.
At the event, The Rock was involved in an unannounced match as he took on Ewick Rowan following The Wyatt Family’s interruption. The match set a new record for the shortest WrestleMania match at just 6 seconds. John Cena made his return aiding the Rock following a beat down by The Wyatts.
WrestleMania Preshow Results
United States Championship
Kalisto (c) beat Ryback
The Usos defeated The Dudley Boyz
Team Total Divas defeated Team B.A.D and Blonde
WrestleMania 32 Results
Ladder match for the Intercontinental Championship
Zack Ryder captured the title defeating Kevin Owens (c), Dolph Ziggler,Sami Zayn, Sin Cara,Stardust and The Miz
6-Man Tag Match
The League of Nations (Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio and Rusev, w/King Barrett) defeated The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)
No Holds Barred Street Fight
Brock Lesnar defeated Dean Ambrose
WWE Women’s Championship
Charlotte defeated Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch to capture the newly created WWE Women’s championship
Hell in a Cell
If Shane wins he controls Raw and Undertaker will never compete at WrestleMania again.
The Undertaker defeated Shane McMahon
The Rock defeated Erick Rowan in 6 Seconds setting a new record for shortest WrestleMania match
20-man Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Baron Corbin won the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal, last eliminating Kane
Order of elimination from first eliminated: Fandango, Damien Sandow, Shaquille O’Neal, Big Show, Viktor, Diamond Dallas Page, Konnor, Tatanka, Jack Swagger, R-Truth, Goldust, Heath Slater, Curtis Axel, Adam Rose, Tyler Breeze, Mark Henry, Bo Dallas, Darren Young and Kane
WWE World Heavyweight Championship
Roman Reigns defeated Triple H to capture the WWE World Heavyweight championship
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