April 1st 2023 will see the first of the 2 night extravaganza that is WrestleMania take place. The show will be airing live from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. This will be the first time since WrestleMania 21 that WWE have used the ‘WrestleMania Goes Hollywood tagline for the event.
Women’s Royal Rumble winner Rhea Ripley will be getting her title shot on night one. With Ripley going the distance and winning the match from the number one spot, The Nightmare has chosen SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair as her opponent for the show.
The Hollywood Premium Live Event will see a Hollywood star return to the place that made him famous. Hoping to become the United States Champion once again, John Cena will be competing for the first time in 2023, challenging Austin Theory for the title.
Hoping to beat some respect into his son, newly inducted Hall of Famer Rey Mysterio will face son Dominik for the first time ever at the show. With Dominik going too far by insulting his own mother, Rey has no other choice but to fight his son on the grandest stage.
The following matches have been announced to take place on night 1 of WrestleMania:
- Austin Theory (c) vs. John Cena – Singles match for the United States Championship
- Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Rhea Ripley – Singles match for the SmackDown Women’s Championship.
- The Usos (c) vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn – Tag team match for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships.
- Trish Stratus, Lita and Becky Lynch vs. Bayley, IYO SKY and Dakota Kai
- Seth Rollins vs. Logan Paul
- The Street Profits vs. The Viking Raiders vs. Alpha Academy vs. Braun Strowman and Ricochet – Men’s WrestleMania Showcase Fatal 4-Way
- Rey Mysterio vs. Dominik Mysterio
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