TL;DW: A WrestleMania 38 Guide
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Wrestlemania 38 Guide
Wrestlemania is here with a #stupendous lineup and with over 4 days and nights of events, it's sure to be an action-packed weekend. NBC's Peacock is the new digital home for the WWE in America. Luckily for us fans, it's way more affordable than the old pay-per-views back in the day. This premium live event will only cost users about $4.99.
Wrestlemania RAW & Smackdown
The Friday Night Smackdown and Monday Night RAW both before and after Wrestlemania are kick-off and button for Mania' weekend. Any last-minute stipulations or surprise guests that are going to show up will be there Friday. Anything can happen the Monday after Mania' with speculation of major returns afoot.
WWWE Hall of Fame
There is a smaller class going into the WWE Hall of Fame this year but it’ll be one of the more celebrated ceremonies. This year's headliner is The Undertaker, who will go in as one of the most accomplished wrestlers in company history. His in-ring career with the company spanned nearly three decades. Also being honored during the ceremony are the Steiner Brothers as a tag team, Queen Sharmell, and the late wrestling legend Vader as a posthumous inductee. They are also honoring the late Shad Gaspard of Cryme Tyme with the Warrior Award who heroically passed in 2020 rescuing is his son in the ocean.
Wrestlemania 38 Day One
In what's sure to be a show-stealer, the Raw Women's Championship is on the line as Champion Becky Lynch takes on challenger Bianca Belair. Becky returned to WWE at Summerslam and beat Belair in a squash match. Belair has been waiting for a definitive rematch and settling things at WrestleMania.
The 'dirt sheets' or online wrestling rumor mill would like you to believe that Cody Rhodes is returning to WWE after his run as one of the founders of AEW to fight Seth Rollins at Mania'. Lots of online and televised teases have heavily implied Cody Rhodes is going to be there, but will it be at Maina' or at Monday Night Raw. We'll have to wait and see!
The Miz is teaming up with social media star-turned-fighter Logan Paul to take on the father duo of Rey and Dominik Mysterio.
The annoying duet of Happy Corbin and Madcap Moss has been bothering former champion Drew McIntyre for months now. McIntyre is finally going to get his hands on Happy Corbin at Mania'.
Rick Boogs and King Shinsuke Nakamura have been very entertaining to watch the last couple of months. Now they finally have a chance at the SmackDown Tag Team title, but can they defeat the Bloodline's Uso brothers Jimmy and Jey?
After winning the Royal Rumble this year Ronda Rousey showed up on SmackDown to challenge Charlotte Flair to a match at WrestleMania. Will the Queen's reign end because of the baddest woman on the planet?
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin is set to appear on The KO Show with the wisecracking Kevin Owens. Owens has spent weeks harassing Texas and "Stone Cold" is coming to stomp a mudhole or two and ride off into the sunset.
Wrestlemania 38 Day Two
The Giant Omos has been dominant on RAW insisting no man on the roster could handle him. Bobbly Lashley made his return to the ring after being injured at the Elimination Chamber to challenge him.
Women's Tag Team Champions Queen Zelina & Carmella will be in a four-way bout for the title against the formidable teams of Naomi & Sasha Banks, Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan, and Natalya and Shayna Bazler. This is sure to be a star-studded match, but watch out for interference from pesky authority-figure Sonya Deville.
The "Jackass" star, Johnny Knoxville, appeared earlier this year at the Royal Rumble and has had several run-ins with Sami Zayn. With lots of friction occurring inside and outside the ring, these two are set to have a No-Holds-Barred match this weekend.
Smackdown Commentor and Sports Talk personality Pat McAfee is going to take on the young Austin Theory at Mania'. Despite some rumors that McAfee would face Vince McMahon, it's McMahon's on-screen protege who will get the slot at WrestleMania. McAfee being a former NFL Kicker and short-time NXT wrestler, this is sure to be sports entertainment at its best.
A triple threat will occur for the Raw Tag Team Championship as RAW champions RK-Bro fight The Street Profits and Alpha Academy for the titles. Riddle and Orton have been consistently dominating. Will that continue at Mania'?
The final big match for the night will be the Title vs. Title match with Universal Champion Roman Reigns taking on WWE champion Brock Lesnar for a winner take all match. The Victor will be the new unified Champion.