WWE WrestleMania 33 Results And Review: The End Of An Era

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WWE WrestleMania 33 was on and it exceeded expectations. It may not have been the best WrestleMania of all time, but it was an emotional rollercoaster that included many memorable moments. It was certainly much better than last year's WrestleMania 32 event

It is worth mentioning that this year's WrestleMania 33 was the longest one in history. The preshow lasted 2 hours and the event itself lasted for 5 hours and 15 minutes.

It was a long event, although I managed to watch most of it. I have to admit I had to take a break during the concert and some people's entrances. Anyway, below are the results and my thoughts.

Cruiserweight Championship - Winner Neville (c) beat Austin Aries: These two had a great match, although wasn't the best one of the night. I feel their match was cut short due to time constraints.

If they had the opportunity to go longer, than it might have been a better match. In the end though, Neville raked Austin Aries' eyes and hit the Red Arrow for the victory. A nice opener to the pre-show.

2017 Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Winner Mojo Rawley: This was the most unpredictable match at WrestleMania 33. Many of the favorites such as Big Show, Braun Strowman and Sami Zayn got out early.

The final two were Mojo Rawley and Jinder Mahal.

The only noteworthy thing about this match is that the NFL's Rob Gronkowski interfered in the match to help out his legit friend Mojo Rawley. As a whole though, this match was weird as the jobbers got the main spotlight.

Intercontinental Championship - Winner Dean Ambrose (c) beat Baron Corbin: I'm not sure what else to say about this match. This was quite boring and uneventful. Most of the match was Corbin isolating Ambrose at a slow pace.

Ambrose hit his Dirty Deeds finisher out of nowhere and the match was over. The crowd wasn't really into this match either. Hopefully these two have better matches in the future. This was also the last match of the preshow

Winner AJ Styles beat Shane McMahon: AJ Styles vs. Shane McMahon over exceeded expectations and easily had the best match of the entire night. There's so many highlights to cover here. McMahon countered a 450 splash into a triangle choke. McMahon also crashed and burned onto a table.

AJ Styles was awesome too hitting the Styles Clash for a near fall. McMahon even tried a shooting star press at one point.

In the end though, AJ Styles won with the phenomenal forearm. This gets two thumbs up from me. It was 20 minutes of awesome action

United States Championship - Winner Kevin Owens beat Chris Jericho (c): These two had the tough task of following the previous match. This match was good, but wasn't the greatest one I have ever seen.

It was more like a decent Raw match than a PPV classic.

My favorite spot was Jericho countering the Pop-Up Powerbomb with a Codebreaker. Kevin Owens though won the match with a Powerbomb to the apron and is the new US Champion

Raw Women's Championship - Winner Bayley (c) beat Charlotte Flair, Nia Jax, and Sasha Banks: This was also a decent match, although the booking was off. Bayley should have won her first championship here and not at Fastlane a month ago.

Not to mention Charlotte's streak should have ended here too. The four woman put on a great show with Charlotte doing an awesome Corkscrew Moonsault. The end was a bit random with Bayley winning with a top rope elbow drop.

Ladder Match For Raw Tag Team Championship - Winners The Hardy Boyz (Matt and Jeff Hardy) beat Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson (c), Cesaro and Sheamus, and Enzo Amore and Big Cass: The biggest surprise of the night was seeing The Hardy Boyz back in WWE. Due to legal issues with Impact Wrestling, they have to resort to their old gimmicks.

It didn't matter as the crowd popped when they were announced.

The ladder match itself was nothing too special apart from Jeff Hardy doing a Swanton Bomb off the ladder. The Hardy Boyz won after that thanks to Matt Hardy grabbing the belts.

Winners John Cena and Nikki Bella beat The Miz and Maryse: This match was easily my less favorite of the night. Nothing special in this match happened. The Miz was boring and Maryse didn't do much.

John Cena and Nikki won easily in the end. The only noteworthy thing about this was what happened after the match.

John Cena finally proposed to Nikki Bella for a memorable WrestleMania moment. That was the only good thing to come out of this pointless match.

Winner Seth Rollins beat Triple H: Seth Rollins vs. Triple H was quite long and should have been shorter than the 25 minutes that was given to them. Most of the match was slow with Triple H working on Rollins' "injured" knee.

The match picked up near the end and Stephanie McMahon getting accidentally knocked onto a table was the highlight.

Seth Rollins won with a Pedigree in a decent effort that could have been better. There was no interference from Samoa Joe or Finn Balor.

WWE Championship - Winner Randy Orton beat Bray Wyatt (c): This was easily the second worst match of the night. Bray Wyatt and Randy Orton have no chemistry in the ring and they didn't do anything cool.

The only cool thing about the match is the production people projecting images of maggots, worms and cockroaches inside the ring.

Randy Orton won abruptly with an RKO in a pathetic 10 minute match. AJ Styles was lucky after all to have a better match with Shane McMahon instead of being lumped with this dud.

Universal Championship - Winner Brock Lesnar beat Goldberg (c): I applaud the effort of this match. Sure it only lasted 5 minutes, but it was exciting from beginning to end. Goldberg speared Lesnar lots of times and they even went through a barricade.

There was even a moment I thought Goldberg would win but Lesnar kicked out. Lesnar even avoided a spear attempt by jumping over Goldberg. Lesnar won by doing 10 German Suplexes followed by the F-5. A short but sweet match.

Smackdown Women's Championship - Naomi beat Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Natalya vs. Mickie James vs.

Carmella (with James Ellsworth): The women put on a good show here, although they were not given much time. This match only lasted for over 5 minutes.

It was good to see Naomi getting the submission victory over Alexa Bliss in her hometown.

Hopefully the Smackdown women can do more in the future as their WrestleMania 33 match was cut short as the show was getting very long at this point

Roman Reigns beat The Undertaker: The match itself was very sad and very slow. There were some awesome moments at the beginning with Roman Reigns spearing The Undertaker through a table.

The Undertaker also did a Tombstone for a very near fall. In the latter end of the match though, the crowd was silent as they knew the end was near.

The crowd started to pop when The Undertaker kicked out of three spears. However, physically you could see The Undertaker was out of breath.

Roman Reigns punished The Undertaker with lots of chair shots during the match and many Superman punches. One final Spear from Roman Reigns and The Undertaker loses his second ever match at WrestleMania.

The end of WrestleMania 33 was very emotional as it was made clear that this was the last match for The Undertaker. The Undertaker left his ring gear inside the ring and did one final salute. It marked the end of one of the best wrestlers of all time.

Overall, WrestleMania 33 exceeded my expectations and was mostly enjoyable. Only two or three matches on the card were really bad. This event gets a 7/10 from me.

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