The André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal Trophy is at ringside. Jerry “The King” Lawler, Byron Saxton, and Jim Ross will call this match.
André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal
Participants: Dolph Ziggler, Mojo Rawley, Baron Corbin, Goldust, Mike Kanellis, Curt Hawkins, Curtis Axel, Bo Dallas, Scott Dawson, Dash Wilder, Apollo, Titus O’Neal, Viktor, Konnor, R-Truth, Rhyno, Heath Slater, Tye Dillinger, Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Shelton Benjamin, Chad Gable, “WOKEN” Matt Hardy, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Sin Cara, Kane, Aiden English
Everyone is already in the ring. A massive brawl breaks out at the sound of the bell. Curt Hawkins gets Heath Slater over the top rope, but he hangs on. Aiden English is first eliminated by Zack Ryder. Dolph Ziggler is nearly eliminated, but he hangs on. Konnor from The Ascension is eliminated, as is Curt Hawkins. The losing streak continues. Goldust eliminates R-Truth and does a dab. JR goes, “The Bizarre One is now a dabber.” Primo skins the cat, but he’s immediately thrown back over. Mike Kanellis is thrown out by Sin Cara. Scott Dawkins goes to eliminate Sin Cara, but he stops to pull his partner Dash Wilder back into the ring. JR talks about Rhyno moving into the “Super-Heavyweight” category. Rough. There are no NXT names in this match. Tyler Breeze is put on the apron, and Shelton Benjamin kicks him off to eliminate him. Rhyno puts Viktor on the top rope and pushes him off to eliminate him. “WOKEN” Matt Hardy bounces Goldust off the turnbuckles and shouts, “WONDERFUL!” Dolph Ziggler is hanging on the apron every time he’s shown on the camera. Zack Ryder avoids a Stinger Splash from Ziggler and goes for a running boot, but Mojo Rawley intercepts and eliminates him. Chad Gable eliminates Karl Anderson with a rolling heel kick. Titus O’Neal puts Luke Gallows on the apron and eliminates him with a big boot. O’Neal does his taunt.
We come back from the break to see The Revival eliminate Apollo. The Revival gets Shelton Benjamin on the apron. Benjamin tries to German Suplex Wilder off, but Dawson knocks him off. The Miztourage eliminates The Revival, and The Revival is eliminated by Kane. Rhyno was also eliminated.
John Cena is shown watching at ringside as a fan.
Kane eliminates Fandango with one uppercut. Slater boots Baron Corbin back, but Corbin sends him head-first into the ring post. The cameras missed Corbin throwing Sin Cara over the top rope and onto some eliminated competitors. Corbin and Kane go face-to-face before the rest of the competitors attack. O’Neal starts running through people. Ziggler counters a fall-away slam from him and superkicks him. Ziggler then clotheslines him over the top rope and nearly goes over himself, but he hangs on. O’Neal is gone. Goldust starts making a comeback and goes for Shattered Dreams on Tye Dillinger. Ziggler cuts him off, but Goldust gets the better of him and sets him up for Shattered Dreams. Goldust then hits Shattered Dreams on Dillinger. Goldust goes for it on Ziggler, but Ziggler gives him a back body drop over the top rope to eliminate him. Loud “DELETE” chants as Hardy attacks him from behind. Hardy and Dillinger go face-to-face and have dueling “10” and “DELETE” chants. Hardy then eliminates him. Kane takes Hardy out and goes for a Chokeslam on Ziggler. Ziggler gets out and superkicks him. Ziggler jumps on Kane’s back, but Kane pulls him off to eliminate him. Corbin then eliminates Kane.
The final three are Hardy, Corbin, and Rawley. Rawley attacks all three before slamming Hardy down. The crowd is booing him. Corbin and Rawley stand over Hardy. They then begin double-teaming him. They go to eliminate him, but Bray Wyatt’s video flashes on the screen. The lights go out. When the come back on, Bray Wyatt is in the ring. Wyatt sends Rawley into Hardy, who throws him over the top rope. Rawley lands on the floor with a thud. Corbin attacks Wyatt from behind and hits the End of Days. Hardy then eliminates Corbin! It’s down to Hardy and Wyatt. The bell rings because Bray Wyatt is not a legal entrant.
Winner: “WOKEN” Matt Hardy
Hardy claps for himself and gets the crowd going. Hardy then looks at Wyatt, who is getting to his feet. A “Thank you Wyatt” chant picks up. Hardy claps along with him. Hardy and Wyatt then embrace in the ring! John Cena looks confused by what is transpiring. Hardy and Wyatt then pose in the ring. Hardy then goes outside and “talks” to André the Giant’s likeness on the trophy.
— WWE WrestleMania (@WrestleMania) April 8, 2018
Interesting turn of events with #WOKEN Matt Hardy getting the win in the #AndreTheGiant Memorial. I figured they'd be giving Wyatt a much needed repackaging, but instead they seem to be teaming him with Hardy. Whatever. It's something fresh for him at least. #WrestleMania
— Wrestleview.com (@wrestleview) April 8, 2018