945 days of title run as Common Champion continued for Roman Reigns as he surpassed Cody Rhodes in the primary occasion of WrestleMania 39 on Sunday night time at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Reigns’ win was nonetheless made potential by way of an interference by Solo Sikoa who beat Rhodes with a samoan spike within the climax of the match. The top-to-head combat between Reigns and Rhodes additionally noticed disruption by The Usos who had been then cornered by Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn.
Rhodes acquired a standing ovation with this entrance theme of The American Nightmare. Whereas Reigns entrance was surreal nonetheless, with music taking part in out as his supervisor Paul Heyman accompanied the champion to the ring. The Enforcer of the Bloodline Solo Sikoa was additionally by The Tribal Chief’s aspect because the trio made their entrance to the world.
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As each wrestlers entered the ring, Reigns took the mic and requested the viewers to acknowledge him.
Within the ring, each wrestlers stared at one another for a few seconds whereas The Tribal Chief gave out a wry smile. Rhodes and Reigns began off by holding one another’s heads. Within the very begin, Rhodes locked Reigns head in a good lock and appeared to holding the higher hand. Reigns made his method out of the ring and was given a pep discuss by Heyman.
Reigns turned issues round with a few elbows on The American Nightmare. He adopted it up with a collection of slaps on Rhodes’ face. However the 2023 Royal Rumble winner shortly gained management and twisted Reigns’ hand.
Reigns adopted up with a few suplexes on Rhodes. The Tribal Chief mockingly laughed at Rhodes and waved The American Nightmare’s household whereas beating him. The motion then moved to ringside the place Reigns slammed Rhodes on the ground. However minutes later, Rhodes turned issues round with a collection of punches and kicks on The Tribal Chief.
At one second within the match, Sikoa interferred within the combat and beat Rhodes. Reigns then tried to pin Rhodes however The American Nightmare kicked out too stay alive within the match.
Minutes later, Rhodes turned issues round by slamming The Tribal Chief on the announcer desk. He adopted it up with Choke Slam and Cody Cutter on Reigns. Rhodes tried to pin Reigns however The Head Of The Desk kicked out on the depend on two.
Whereas Reigns gave the impression to be getting underwhelmed, Sikoa slapped Rhodes with a belt which was seen by the referee. The referee ejected Sikoa from ringside.
Minutes later, Reigns tried to make use of Rhodes’ belt to dominate The American Nightmare. Rhodes used the second to his benefit and kicked at Reigns and got here very near profitable however Reigns kicked out on the depend of two.
Each wrestlers got here very near profitable however their opponents barely survived each time. Rhodes was experiencing deep ache in his ribs and Reigns delivered an excellent man punch however Rhodes survived.
In a really tense second within the match, Rhodes obtained Reigns locked and it appeared prefer it was throughout for The Tribal Chief however Reigns survived. Each wrestlers then obtained up and began hitting one another.
Reigns speared into Rhodes however The American Nightmare survived to the utter astonishment of The Tribal Chief.
In one other tense second, Reigns constricted Rhodes in a lock however The American Nightmare escaped. Seconds later, he landed steady punches on Reigns’ face. Rhodes then tried to kick Reigns however ended up hitting the referee.
Referee’s absence The second was used to benefit by The Usos who interfered within the match and helped Reigns. However in a dramatic vogue, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn made their option to the ring too and a beatdown began. Owens-Zayn took on The Usos to even the competition.
In the meantime, the referee returned to the ring and Rhodes pinned Reigns to the depend of two when The Tribal Chief kicked out. Each wrestlers then obtained up and began hitting one another. However quickly Rhodes obtained the higher hand with some highly effective strikes. However simply when Rhodes gave the impression to be profitable, Sikoa appered out of nowhere and hit him with a samoan spike however the referee did not see the interference. Seconds later, Reigns pinned him to the the depend of three and gained the match, thus retaining the Undsiputed WWE Common Champion title.
It was The American Nightmare’s first WrestleMania look and it ended up in heartbreak for Rhodes who might need gained with out Sikoa’s interference and support to Reigns.