WWE Wrestlemania 2023 Night 1 Live Results And Review: John Cena Vs. Austin Theory Kicks Off The Show

WWE Wrestlemania 2023 Night 1 Live Results And Review: John Cena Vs. Austin Theory Kicks Off The Show

The time has finally come! WWE Wrestlemania 39 is kicking off Night 1, complete with seven scheduled matches, the return of the legendary John Cena, and the showdown between WWE Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair and 2023 Women’s Royal Rumble winner Rhea Ripley.

GameSpot is inside SoFi Stadium for this year’s Wrestlemania, bringing you results and a review of the big show live, as it happens, mere feet from the ring. Unless you’re in attendance, the only way to catch Wrestlemania is on Peacock (or through traditional pay-per-view). While Peacock has a free tier, you will not be able to watch the WWE event through that. You’ll need a Premium ($5 a month, with ads) or Premium Plus Peacock ($10 a month, no ads) account. Regardless of which tier you choose, there will be a few WWE-related ads throughout the show.

There are multiple ways to watch Peacock. Aside from watching it on mobile devices and on the PC, you can stream the service on Amazon Fire devices, Android TV, Apple TV, LG Smart TVs, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xfinity, and more. As for when you can watch (and should tune into our live review, check out the times for Wrestlemania below.

Start time:

  • 8 PM ET
  • 7 PM CT
  • 5 PM PT
  • 1 AM BST (April 1, April 2)
  • 10 AM AEST (April 1, April 2)

At current, there are 7 matches scheduled for Night 1 of Wrestlemania 39. Austin Theory’s defense of the WWE United States Championship against John Cena will kick off the show. Take a look at the night’s full card below.

Night 1 Match card:

  • Austin Theory (c) vs. John Cena (WWE United States Championship)
  • Seth “Freakin” Rollins vs. Logan Paul
  • Trish Stratus, Lita, and Becky Lynch vs. Damage CTRL (Bayley, Dakota Kai, and Iyo Sky)
  • Braun Strowman and Ricochet vs. The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford) vs. Alpha Academy (Chad Gable and Otis) vs. The Viking Raiders (Erik and Ivar) in a Fatal Four-Way Tag Team Match
  • The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) (c) vs. Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn (Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships)
  • Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Rhea Ripley (WWE SmackDown Women’s Championship)
  • Rey Mysterio vs. Dominik Mysterio

Results & Review:

Austin Theory (c) vs. John Cena (WWE United States Championship)

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