Several matches for Night One and Night Two of WrestleMania 37 have been made official during the post-Fastlane edition of Monday Night Raw. It was announced that Night One will feature Drew McIntyre vs. WWE Champion Bobby Lashley, Bianca Belair vs. SmackDown Women’s Champion Sasha Banks, and The Miz (with John Morrison) vs. Bad Bunny (with Damian Priest).
Over on Night Two of Wrestlemania 37, the card will feature WWE Hall of Famer Edge vs. WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, Rhea Ripley vs. RAW Women’s Champion Asuka, and The Fiend Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton. The rest of the matches will be put into their respective slots in a later announcement, it seems.
Over on Raw, the former WWE NXT Women’s Champion and NXT UK Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley debuted after Raw Women’s Champion Asuka defeated Peyton Royce via the Asuka Lock submission. In Charlotte Flair’s absence, Ripley noted that she would be the one to challenge Asuka at Wrestlemania 37 which was accepted, right away.
The Miz vs. rapper Bad Bunny has also been made official for the Show of Shows. This week’s Raw saw The Miz cut a promo on Bunny as he proceeded to issue a challenge for WrestleMania 37. Miz then defeated Jeff Hardy in a match after which Bunny got payback for last week by smashing a guitar over the back of The Miz. He then accepted the challenge to make the Wrestlemania 37 match official. Damian Priest will be in the corner of Bunny while John Morrison will accompany Miz in the upcoming match.
Braun Strowman vs. Shane McMahon is also set for the Biggest Event of the Year with a stipulation yet to be announced. On RAW saw Strowman defeated Elias in a rematch from Fastlane pay-per-view where Shane withdrew himself after an injury angle. Shane attacked Strowman with a crutch on Raw ran away, proving he was doing okay. Strowman then challenged McMahon to a WrestleMania 37 match which Shane accepted before indicating that a stipulation will be added later.
WWE has also confirmed Randy Orton vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt for the upcoming PPV event with Alexa Bliss in The Fiend’s corner. During the Raw main event segment, Fiend put down Orton via Mandible Claw and Sister Abigail finishers. As the show went off the air Bliss pointed out at the Wrestlemania sign after which the announcers noted Orton vs. The Fiend is happening at the Show of Shows.
In more WrestleMania 37 news, Drew McIntyre defeated Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin in a Handicap Match on RAW and as per the stipulation, Benjamin and Alexander will be banned from ringside when McIntyre challenges WWE Champion Bobby Lashley for the title.
WWE Wrestlemania 37 match card for Night I & II
WrestleMania 37 will take place on Saturday, April 10, and Sunday, April 11 from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The updated card following Raw goes as follows,
WrestleMania 37 Hosts: Titus O’Neil and WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan
NIGHT ONE – SATURDAY, APRIL 10:
WWE Title Match
Drew McIntyre vs. Bobby Lashley (c)
Shelton Benjamin and Cedric Alexander are banned from ringside.
SmackDown Women’s Title Match
Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks (c)
The Miz with John Morrison vs. Bad Bunny with Damian Priest
NIGHT TWO – SUNDAY, APRIL 11:
WWE Universal Title Match
WWE Hall of Famer Edge vs. Roman Reigns (c)
RAW Women’s Title Match
Rhea Ripley vs. Asuka (c)
Randy Orton vs. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt with Alexa Bliss
NIGHTS TO BE ANNOUNCED:
RAW Tag Team Titles Match
Omos and AJ Styles vs. The New Day (c)
Shane McMahon vs. Braun Strowman
Stipulation to be announced.