WrestleMania, for the first time ever, will be held as a two-night event streaming on 4th and 5th April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network– 5th and 6th April at 7am for fans in Asia.
For the first time, Wrestlemania will be a “closed” event. WWE Superstars will walk onto empty sets with only essential personnel at WWE’s training facility in Orlando, Florida instead of a packed arena in Tampa Bay as initially planned.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced WWE to rethink the way it delivers its biggest show. In a time where fans are staying at home, sporting events and leagues have rescheduled to an undetermined date, Wrestlemania might just be the anchor fans need in this storm to retain some sense of normalcy.
It hasn’t been without its issues though. Roman Reigns, one of the franchise’s biggest superstars had to pull out due to his compromised immune system as a recent cancer survivor. Braun Strowman takes his place against Bill Goldberg for the Universal Championship.
The streaming format also stretches Wrestlemania 36 across two nights (or mornings for fans in Asia) instead of the one night extravaganza that was planned for with three-time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski hosting both nights.
Some other good news for fans. Typically Wrestlemania would be available via WWE Network subscription and pay-per-view services. Fans who wish to stream the entire show can now sign up (with a credit card) for a free month on WWE Network and watch Wrestlemania 36 for free. Fans may cancel the subscription at any time – before the trial ends to avoid any costs.
WrestleMania 36 Match Card
Universal Championship: Goldberg vs. Braun Strowman
WWE Championship: Brock Lesnar vs. Drew McIntyre
Raw Women’s Championship: Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler
NXT Women’s Championship: Rhea Ripley vs. Charlotte Flair
Last Man Standing: Edge vs. Randy Orton
Boneyard Match: The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles
Firefly Fun House Match: John Cena vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt
SmackDown Women’s Championship Fatal 5-Way Elimination: Bayley vs. Sasha Banks vs. Naomi vs. Lacey Evans vs. Tamina
Intercontinental Championship: Sami Zayn vs. Daniel Bryan
Kevin Owens vs, Seth Rollins
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Ladder Match: John Morrison and The Miz vs. The Usos vs. New Day
Raw Tag Team Championships: Street Profits vs. Angel Garza and Austin Theory
WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships: Kabuki Warriors vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
King Corbin vs. Elias
Otis vs. Dolph Ziggler
Aleister Black vs. Bobby Lashley
WWE WrestleMania 36 will be available for streaming on WWE Network on5th and 6th April at 7am for fans in Asia.