NEW ORLEANS -- WrestleMania 34 is the culmination of a year's worth of stories in the WWE in one night. Ronda Rousey has her debut match, Brock Lesnar might be getting his send-off to the UFC and the lingering question of whether or not The Undertaker will show up hangs over the entire show.
All eight championships from Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live will be on the line, Daniel Bryan returns to the ring for his first match after more than three years out of action. Tim Fiorvanti is live at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, with additional coverage from Matt Wilansky and ratings from ESPN Stats & Information's Sean Coyle.
Match results were updated in real time.
WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (c) def. Roman Reigns
It seemed like it was only minutes after Brock Lesnar won the Universal title at WrestleMania 33 that rumors began swirling that the newly crowned champ would be taking on Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 34. That chatter turned into reality when Reigns won a six-person Elimination Chamber earlier this year to book his spot in the New Orleans championship match. Since then, Reigns had turned up the heat in a big way, mostly with his verbal assault on Lesnar, but more recently, the physical nature between the two had intensified.
During the lead-up to this match, Reigns has been on the receiving end of severe beatdowns, indicating he didn't have the physical chops to hang with Lesnar, who came into the match riding a 371-day reign as champ, tied for the third-longest world-title run of the past 30 years.
Was his stint going to come to an end? UFC president Dana White has said Lesnar is coming back, and while that has not been officially reported, the notion he was going to bail from the WWE made it that much more plausible Lesnar would drop his title.
As the main event of WrestleMania 34 began, Lesnar landed three quick German suplexes before Reigns countered with a few Superman punches. Outside the ring, Lesnar found his advantage again, nailing Reigns with multiple belly-to-belly suplexes and then tossing him into the announcer's table.
Back in the ring, Lesnar continued his assault with one suplex after another.
But amid a chorus of boos from the fans, Reigns showed unbelievable resilience, spearing Lesnar through the announcer's table, then again inside the ring. But a nose-shattering knee to Reigns' face and multiple F-5s from Lesnar, including one out of the ring and onto another announcer's table, had the champ back in charge.
After taking a few elbows to his head, Reigns began bleeding profusely. He rallied momentarily and speared Lesnar, but in his attempt at another, one more F-5 from the champ ended the match, and Lesnar, along with his advocate, Paul Heyman, wasted no time leaving the ring.
It was an abrupt end to a one-dimensional match that was hardly main-event-worthy, especially compared to the all-around stellar performances earlier in the night.
For the fourth straight year, Reigns was part of the final Mania match, but this was by far his worst beating. Where does he go from here? Where does Brock go from here? Unfortunately, this battle left us with more questions and a sour taste in our mouths than putting a bow on what was an otherwise great night of action.
Raw tag team championship: Braun Strowman and Nicholas def. The Bar (c)
It seemed like a foregone conclusion that Braun Strowman would be leaving WrestleMania as a RAW tag team champion. He was one of RAW's major success stories of the past year and was due for a notable accolade.
The big question heading into this match was who Strowman would select as his tag team partner. Names, both past and present, big and tall were thrown around. Before the match, Strowman announced that he'd be choosing a fan to be his tag team partner. He wandered through the crowd and chose a child named Nicholas.
Luckily for Nicholas, he didn't have to do much. Instead, Strowman went at it alone and did just fine.
Young fan wins tag titles with Strowman
Before challenging The Bar at WrestleMania for the Raw tag team titles, Braun Strowman chooses a young fan named Nicholas to be his partner, and the duo would win.
While Sheamus and Cesaro put up a decent fight, which included a nicely executed double suplex and a somersault by Cesaro off the shoulders of Sheamus, Strowman responded with a cross body onto both members of The Bar at the same time.
To add a little wrinkle to the fold, Strowman tagged in Nicholas, who quickly tagged back out.
The match came to an end when Strowman hit his running power slam onto Cesaro to win the match and titles.
This was an odd turn of events. There were comedic elements to it, but this was a letdown in the sense that there was so much speculation as to who Strowman would choose to be his partner. It would have been a perfect opportunity to reintroduce a superstar who had been absent. Samoa Joe perhaps? Big Cass? Dean Ambrose if he was healthy. The speculation was all for nothing. We'll see how Strowman is booked as a tag champ without a legitimate partner. We have to assume Nicholas is not going to join the WWE roster. Then again, who knows?
WWE championship: AJ Styles (c) def. Shinsuke Nakamura
The best heel turns in wrestling are often the ones you don't see coming -- and when it's an overwhelmingly popular star, the stakes are even higher.
While AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura didn't quite deliver the 7-star Tokyo Dome main event-level match that some expected, the still very strong in-ring performance became almost secondary in the moments that followed Styles' successful WWE championship defense
After taking the WWE championship from the hands of the referee and seemingly humbling himself before Styles in a show of ultimate respect, Nakamura delivered a low blow, a seemingly endless barrage of kicks to Styles' face and, finally, a kinshasa knee strike to Styles' face. It was the ultimate betrayal between two friendly competitors after they got to live out a dream scenario of a rematch. It also sets the stage for what will be an intensely personal rivalry moving forward.
Nakamura tapping into his evil side was the furthest thing from the minds of fans in the moments before the match began. It was hard to imagine how to scale what's already a dramatic entrance for Nakamura for WrestleMania purposes, but they did it with style. It started with an electric guitar solo from Nita Strauss, and then kicked into a juiced up version of Nakamura's entrance them with a rampway lined by violinists and a stage full of drummers.
It felt appropriately big for WrestleMania, and brought up the energy level of the crowd. Styles followed to a much more subdued entrance, and as they circled each other, "AJ Styles" and "Nakamura" chants rolled through the crowd. There was something of an edge from the beginning, but few could have seen what ultimately came to pass coming.
The strikes were stiff, and they traded knees, forearms and kicks like there was no tomorrow. When Nakamura tried to rest his head on Styles' chest and swing his arms around, Styles slapped him upside the head. Then there was the little extra snap to Styles' suplex, backbreaker and dropkick, and even as Styles slowed the action down with a sleeper, there was a viciousness that radiated from both men.
Nakamura finally got back into the match after a springboard attack and a swinging kick missed, as Nakamura hit a high kick to sweep Styles' legs out from underneath him. Nakamura kicked Styles directly in the face for the first time, landed a middle-rope flying kick and beckoned Styles with a "come on".
The crowd, whether it was due to being drained from the length of the show or all of the exciting action that preceded this match, never fully invested as anticipated. Even as Styles hit a sitout belly-to-back wheelbarrow facebuster and a pump-handle gutbuster, the Superdome crowd lacked a certain energy. Styles attempted a Styles clash for the first time, but Nakamura flipped Styles over and caught him with a landslide powerbomb. No matter how far Styles got down, though, he was quick to find a counter and regain that momentum throughout the match. He caught a Nakamura kick and countered with a kick of his own to the inside of Styles' left knee -- and that would play a factor for the rest of the match.
Nakamura's leg gave out on a suplex attempt, and continued to be problematic; this particular miss allowed Styles to roll right through into a calf crusher in the middle of the ring. He kept Nakamura from reaching the ropes time and again, and ultimately held on for what seemed like minutes. Nakamura finally slipped out and turned it over into a triangle choke, but Styles had an answer for that as well -- he lifted Nakamura off the ground, and then flipped him over sideways into a package death valley driver.
Styles hit the first finisher of the match with a phenomenal forearm that landed flush, but only got a two-count. A springboard 450 attempt failed when Nakamura got his knees up, which evened the score.
They were both on jelly legs and exchanged stiff blows in the middle of the ring, but as each looked to have the edge, the other would bounce back. It ended with a forearm for Nakamura, a Pele kick by Styles and finally a stiff knee to the back of the head by Nakamura. The proto kinshasa only earned a two-count.
Nakamura essentially lost his mind at this point, landing multiple knees to Styles' ribs, and even patted Styles on the head to add insult to injury. After a reverse exploder, Nakamura lined up the kinshasa, but Styles rolled it all the way through and, in some act that seemed almost like sleight of hand, turned it into the Styles Clash for the three-count and the victory.
They hugged in the middle of the ring, and though it didn't feel like they got enough time, it was still fun and left the door open to another match. But it was all a setup. Now, a future series of matches is inevitable, and the more personal these battles get, the better.
Raw women's championship: Nia Jax def. Alexa Bliss (c)
Revenge was the theme in tonight's RAW Women's championship match. In utilizing Alexa Bliss' incredible heel tendencies, the WWE created a sympathetic baby face in Nia Jax and it worked to perfection. The questions heading into the match were whether Jax would gain retribution for the cruel words and insults from Bliss and win her first championship in the WWE or would Bliss find a way to weasel out of the comeuppance she was due?
The determined Jax kicked things off by pummeling Bliss' backup plan, Mickie James, culminating with a vicious Samoan drop on the outside of the ring. James was out of commission for the remainder of the match.
When the bell rang, Bliss slapped Jax across the face, which resulted in her being thrown around the ring like a rag doll. Jax then lifted Bliss up in a gorilla press slam position and threw her to the mat.
Bliss rolled to the outside of the ring and attempted to grab her title and leave, but Jax met her with a body avalanche and tossed her back inside the ring. Bliss attempted to gain the upper hand back in the ring by poking Jax in the eye and began targeting Jax's leg -- a psychologically effective tactic that would continue for most of the match.
Bliss maintained the advantage when she performed one of the best spots of the match. With Jax outside of the ring, Bliss flew off the top rope with a perfectly executed Twisted Bliss splash onto a standing Jax. Both fell to the floor and the Superdome erupted.
Bliss' luck ran out though. As Bliss slapped and taunted Jax, the challenger recovered and began tossing Bliss around again. Bliss tried to perform a sunset flip, but Jax reversed it and tossed her into the corner.
Despite Bliss once again targeting the eyes, the power game was just too much. Jax executed the move of her career as she ascended to the middle rope with Bliss on her shoulders and hit a super Samoan drop to score the pinfall victory.
Following the biggest win of her career, an emotional Jax celebrated with her family at ringside. With the RAW Women's championship held by the most dominant superstar in the division, it will be interesting to see who steps up to challenge her in the weeks to come.
Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon def. Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens
Sometimes you can go home again. Four years after the defining moment of his career at WrestleMania XXX, Daniel Bryan returned to the Superdome Sunday night for his first match in nearly three years and gave the fans in New Orleans another moment they will never forget.
Bryan and Shane McMahon defeated Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 34, sending Zayn and Owens into some nebulous state of employment in sacrifice for a tremendously emotional victory for Bryan.
In his first match since being medically cleared to compete in the ring, there were many milestones for Bryan to hit. His entrance received a similar level of reaction he got on the night he opened and closed the show in 2014.
But fans weren't given long to enjoy the moment. About two seconds into Owens' entrance music playing, he and Zayn blindsided their opponents and quickly made it a two-on-one affair. Zayn instantly hit a helluva kick to Bryan on the outside, followed by an apron powerbomb that brought the officials out to check on Bryan's health.
McMahon, himself coming off a stint of hospitalization, was no paragon of health himself as he was forced to go it alone. As officials checked on Bryan, Owens screamed, "You made us do that."
McMahon insisted that referee Charles Robinson start the match, and he did, but despite an early barrage and a few glimmers of hope, McMahon was absolutely decimated. Both Zayn and Owens repeatedly targeted McMahon's stomach, with the impetus being McMahon's alleged diverticulitis and umbilical hernia.
They got a small measure of revenge for all of their perceived slights with each shot to stomach, and after a kick from KO on the outside and a blue thunder bomb, they pushed it to a close two-count. Finally, after lining up the final blow, Zayn missed the helluva kick, McMahon sent Owens out and landed the coast-to-coast. Owens broke up the pinfall, and nailed a frog splash, and as it looked like it might be over once again, Bryan broke free from the collection of medical officials and broke up the pinfall.
As Bryan lined himself up for a tag, Owens and Zayn did everything they could to keep Bryan out of the ring. McMahon nearly carried Zayn on his back to make the tag, but it was ultimately an electric chair drop that finally allowed him to shake Zayn. McMahon used the ropes to drag himself to the corner and tag Bryan in for his first official in-ring action in three years. He unloaded on Zayn and Owens and started hitting his signature moves like he had never been away. The backflip, his flying low clothesline and running low dropkicks. Bryan even lined Zayn up for a frankensteiner from the top rope and nailed it without issue.
He nearly blitzed his way to victory, but as he lined up the running knee, Owens grabbed Bryan's leg, Zayn hit a helluva kick and seemingly earned him and Owens their jobs back. But it was only good for a two count.
Owens superkicked McMahon off the apron and into the barricade to keep him at bay, and landed the pop-up powerbomb -- but that too only drew a two-count.
McMahon pulled the rope down to send Owens tumbling to the outside and then hit a flying body press to neutralize him for good. Meanwhile, Zayn got emotional in the face of the man who had fired him.
"How could you do this?" shouted Zayn as he delivered punches, but Bryan eventually tapped into his "fighting spirit" and popped up with an angry look on his face. He delivered a flurry of punches and slaps, which led to "Yes" kicks as the crowd chanted along.
Bryan set up for the running knee, hit it and locked the "Yes!" lock on Zayn. Zayn tapped, meaning he and Owens are officially gone from SmackDown for good, and Bryan got his happy ending -- complete with a ringside kiss with his wife. Will Zayn and Owens go to Raw, or will they continue to try to haunt the powers that be? That's a matter for another day.
The Undertaker def. John Cena
John Cena became the poster boy for the adage "be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it" on Sunday night.
After weeks of calling out The Undertaker without a response, he finally got one in the form of the man himself at the last possible moment.
What followed was a match that barely lasted as long as it took for The Undertaker to make his way to the ring.
There was still a little misdirection left to be done. After Cena ran from his seat earlier in the night, with apparent news that The Undertaker had arrived, he stood in the middle of the ring when the lights went out. But it wasn't The Undertaker. No, it was Elias.
After Cena briefly returned to his seat in the crowd, Elias' mockery via song brought Cena back into the ring to teach Elias a lesson for breaking his heart.
Cena, resigned to his fate of no Undertaker, climbed midway up the ramp when the lights went out again. When a spotlight shined on the ring, The Undertaker's hat, jacket and gloves that he left behind after last year's main event against Roman Reigns sat in the ring and were struck by lightning and burned. When the spotlight came on again one moment later, the clothes were gone.
Then the gong sounded and the crowd went into an absolute frenzy. Flames shot into the sky, and The Undertaker appeared at the top of the ramp. As he began his slow walk, Cena slowly backed his way towards the ring to await his long-desired opponent.
Cena's expression of pure shock foreshadowed his shocking fate. Undertaker laid into Cena from the opening bell and sent the 16-time world champion reeling. He climbed to the top rope and hit "old school" right off the bat, followed by snake eyes, a big boot and a leg drop in rapid succession.
After a brief flash of offense, Cena went for the five knuckle shuffle -- but the moment he bounced off the ropes The Undertaker sat straight up. Undertaker took Cena way up with a massive chokeslam, pulled down his straps and did his patented throat slash. A tombstone piledriver sent shockwaves through the crowd, but it got even more shocking when Cena didn't kick out.
A brief, entirely one-sided Undertaker win opens up a lot of questions, like whether or not Undertaker will be something more than a once-a-year performer, or if this simply sets up a match between Cena and Undertaker next year with a proper build. Any way you slice it, it was good to have The Undertaker back, especially looking as strong and working as smoothly as he did.
SmackDown Live tag team championship: Bludgeon Brothers def. The Usos (c) and The New Day
After an uber-intense match featuring Ronda Rousey and her WWE debut, the audience needed a change of pace.
To the rescue came the New Day, who entered the ring led by an escort of little pancake men, who made human pancake worms -- Scotty 2 Hotty style -- around the ring. But it was only a brief light-hearted respite as the massive, brutalizing Bludgeon Brothers made their entrance, along with the SmackDown tag-team champs The Usos.
Not surprisingly, Erick Rowan and Luke Harper started off quickly, tossing Xavier Woods, who was not part of the match, into the ring post. As if Woods needed another beatdown by these two beasts after the one he received a few weeks ago.
The Usos, however, slowed down the Bludgeon Brothers with some nifty tag-team work. But it was short-lived as the villains caught Kofi Kingston on the top of the rope, resulting in a massive power bomb.
Just like that, it was over. Despite not pinning Jey or Jimmy, The Bludgeon Brothers ended The Usos 182-day reign as SmackDown champs.
Ronda Rousey and Kurt Angle def. Stephanie McMahon and Triple H
Two months after signing a contract to become a WWE superstar, Ronda Rousey entered the ring for the first match of her career Sunday night at WrestleMania 34 in front of a sold out crowd at the Superdome.
Alongside her tag team partner, Olympic gold medalist and WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle, Rousey was victorious in the first bout of her career as they defeated Paul "Triple H" Levesque and Stephanie McMahon in a tag team match.
Expectations for this match and Rousey's entry into the scripted fighting world of WWE were uncertain at the outset, stemming from Rousey's inexperience in the ring, but from the "Ronda Rousey" chants that started the match to the "this is awesome chants" that echoed through the Superdome late in the match, Rousey put on a tremendous first effort.
Rousey spent the first several minutes of that match standing on the ring apron waiting for Angle to tag her into the match. When Rousey finally got the chance to get into the match, she flipped McMahon into the ring, clotheslined her and suplexed her to the ground.
Rousey threw McMahon all over the ring, and eventually rolled backwards into a mount position and went to lock in an armbar -- her signature maneuver during her career in MMA -- only for McMahon to wriggle away temporarily by sticking her finger into Rousey's eye. This ultimately led to a face-to-face showdown between Triple H and Rousey. She landed a bevy of punches to Triple H's face and chest, blocked a kick and got Triple H up for a spinning suplex -- only for McMahon to interrupt Rousey's attack.
Later in the match, Rousey got back into the ring and got locked up as Triple H attempted a powerbomb -- only for Rousey to roll through with a head scissors and lock the armbar in on him. McMahon broke up that attack, but ultimately fell victim to Rousey's armbar herself, as the match ended via submission.
Rousey's win comes three years after her first appearance on WWE TV, when she joined forces with The Rock at WrestleMania 31 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. On that night, Rock pulled her into the ring to confront Levesque and McMahon; the in-ring showdown saw Rousey hip-toss Levesque and lock McMahon's arm up in a submission hold.
In January, Rousey made her first contracted appearance for WWE at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view in Philadelphia. After the close of the first ever women's Royal Rumble match in WWE, Rousey walked out and pointed at the WrestleMania sign, indicating her intentions to perform on the show.
United States championship: Jinder Mahal def. Randy Orton (c) vs. Bobby Roode and Rusev
Randy Orton, Bobby Roode and Jinder Mahal have been feuding over the United States Championship over the past couple of months, but the wildcard in this match was a late addition in Rusev.
After scoring a victory over Orton in a SmackDown Live tag team match a couple weeks ago, he was added to the match in search of his third reign as United States champion. As a result, this match became the first ever Fatal 4-Way United States Championship match in WrestleMania history.
The bout began with an attempted RKO by Orton onto Mahal, but Mahal slipped away. Eventually, Rusev took control, engulfed by "Rusev Day" chants by the crowd, as be nailed Orton and Mahal with a somersault off the apron to the outside.
After Roode tossed Rusev to the outside of the ring, Orton and Roode got their chance to shine.
The sequence was highlighted by one of Orton's picture perfect superplexes off the top rope, but both Rusev and Mahal broke up the ensuing pinfall attempt.
The match then cycled between one-on-one encounters in the ring, two superstars at a time until pinfall attempts needed to be broken up.
An entertaining series took place between Rusev and Orton, which resulted in an elevated DDT by Orton who was hitting all of his big moves. The only remaining move to hit? The RKO.
And they came fast and furious.
Orton hit an interfering Aiden English with an RKO, then Rusev and then Mahal, but Roode made the save and executed his Glorious DDT onto Orton.
The finisher fest continued as Rusev was about to lock in the accolade onto Mahal, but Mahal's associate, Sunil Singh, jumped onto the apron causing a distraction, which allowed Mahal to ruin everyone's Rusev Day with a Khallas to Rusev and a pinfall victory.
The decision to go with Mahal as the next United States Champion was a curious one. Rusev and the Rusev Day phenomenon have never been hotter and a championship victory on this stage would have made for one heck of a moment.
SmackDown Live women's championship: Charlotte Flair (c) def. Asuka
Not to be too hyperbolic here, but this could be considered the biggest women's match ever at WrestleMania. Given that idea, it was strange to see this showdown was so early on the card.
Asuka famously entered the bout undefeated at 155-0 in singles competition under the WWE umbrella -- 414 days according to the broadcast -- while Charlotte is already a five-time champion and a living legend at age 32. So it was only fitting the SmackDown champ rode down part of the ramp of the Superdome on an chariot with a handful of Vikings by her side.
Perhaps considered the underdog, The Queen was more than ready to take on the Empress of Tomorrow.
The match began at a quick pace with neither woman taking a clear early advantage until Asuka struck Charlotte with a series of kicks and then thrust her out of the ring. In an amazing sequence, Charlotte attempted her high-flying moosault, which Asuka impossibly turned into an Asuka lock, only to see Charlotte summon the strength to put Asuka in a Figure Four.
If that wasn't enough, Charlotte, who appeared to be showing real emotion in her eyes, then caught Asuka with an amazing Spanish Fly off the top rope, but it wasn't enough as Asuka, moments later, put her in another Asuka Lock.
The momentum transitioned to Flair again, and this time for good. Charlotte caught Asuka in a Figure Eight, which was too much for the challenger, who tapped out.
One of the most incredible streaks in this business was snapped. Afterward, Asuka grabbed the mic and said, "Charlotte was ready for Asuka. Congratulations." The two embraced.
Just like that, Asuka will no longer have the burden of perfection by her side, which might be the best thing that could have happened in the greater women's landscape, knowing there is more than a shred of doubt The Empress in human after all.
But the day belonged to Charlotte, who not only snapped an incredible streak, but did so with a flair, so to speak, that will only add to her legendary status.
Intercontinental championship: Seth Rollins def. The Miz (c) and Finn Balor
After a stirring rendition of America the Beautiful from Chloe x Halle and a Kid Rock-voiced hype package, it was time to get down to business. WWE chose wisely with the opening match as an Intercontinental championship triple threat that offered the promise of a show-stealer got the nod.
Seth Rollins, The Miz and Finn Balor did not disappoint.
Everything about this match made the Intercontinental championship feel big. From the entrances, which included Rollins' Game of Thrones-inspired look, Miz's bright red over-the-top get-up and a cool moment of inclusivity for Balor, it felt more like a WWE championship match than the mid-card title.
An opening match for the ages followed, and though Rollins was ultimately the one to carry the title out of the Superdome, all three proved why they deserve to be among WWE's upper echelon.
There was a desperation in the pace and approach from the opening bell. A roll-up war lasted a full minute with nobody getting very far, but then Miz and Rollins were thrown out and Balor flipped over the top rope to the outside. From there, it was on.
Every move had a little extra snap, and every move had a more advanced version that followed. Rollins kicked off that trend with a double blockbuster, and Balor stepped up his game with a particularly vicious double stomp in the middle of the ring to the Miz. Rollins won a battle of the blockbusters with Balor, and then hit a pair of suicide dives on opposite sides of the ring to Miz and Balor.
Balor countered with a blockbuster of his own, Rollins nailed a superkick to Balor and Miz finished the chain with a low DDT to Rollins. Miz kicked Rollins directly in the head to send him toppling out of the ring, kicked Balor's knee as he rolled back in the ring and then locked in the figure four. Rollins broke it up with a frog splash on Miz to break up the count.
All three men ended up on the outside, and for the second time in the last few weeks, Rollins teased a repeat of the Summerslam 2016 buckle bomb into the barrier spot that severely injured Balor. For the second time, Balor countered with a blockbuster to Rollins, then low dropkicked both men into the barricade simultaneously.
Balor took out a rarely used tool from his arsenal, the 1916, but Miz blasted Balor in the back of the head as he set up for the coup de .Rollins hit a buckle bomb on Miz, but his superplex to falcon arrow combination was interrupted by a Balor roll-up. Miz hit the first finisher of the match, a skull-crushing finale to Rollins, but it only got a two to the joy of the audience.
All three men were reeling, but once they recovered, they reached a break-neck pace.
Balor hit a bicycle kick on Miz and set up once again for a coup de grace, but Miz crotched him on the top turnbuckle. Balor, Miz and Rollins all made their way towards the top rope which led to a dizzying display. Miz, while perched on the top rope, caught Rollins in mid-air to hit a super skull-crushing finale. Balor broke up the pinfall with a coup de grace to Miz's back.
Balor hit a slingblade, low dropkick, and coup de grace on Miz, but Rollins recovered in time to hit the stomp on Balor while he was still laying on top of The Miz. Rollins stomped in the corner to amp up the crowd, hit his stomp to the back of Miz's head, and that was all she wrote.
Seth Rollins, new Intercontinental champion and newest member of the WWE Grand Slam fraternity (the final member of The Shield to do so, in fact).
Results for the cruiserweight championship match, Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal and WrestleMania women's battle royal can be found here.