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Wrestlemania 2022 Start Time, How To Watch, Match Card, And Predictions

WWE's tentpole PPV, Wrestlemania 38, is coming the first week of April, and here's everything you need to know.


It's time for WWE's biggest PPV of the year, and you can currently check out our Wrestlemania 38 live results as the show goes on, as GameSpot covers it live from AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Some of the most popular wrestlers in WWE will be featured on the show, including Brock Lesnar, Becky Lynch, and more. And here's everything you need to know about the show before diving in.

2022's Wrestlemania will take place today, April 2 and on Sunday, April 3, an in total, there are 14 matches on the card, spread across two evenings. Brock Lesnar will be facing Roman Reigns will be facing each other in a unification match for both the WWE Championship and the Universal Championship. One of the other most-talked about matches for the weekend is Becky Lynch defending her Raw Women's Championship against Bianca Belair. On a recent episode of Raw, Lynch attempted to cut Belair's hair; however, Belair got a hold of the scissors and cut a bunch of Lynch's hair off. There's a good chance scissors will play a part into this championship match.

Start time:

  • 8 PM ET
  • 7 PM CT
  • 5 PM PT
  • 1 AM BST (April 3, April 4)
  • 10 AM AEST (April 3, April 4)

Typically, there's a Kickoff Show which airs one hour prior to the main card. There, you'll see at least one match take place. In the past, Wrestlemania--and a few other mainstay PPVs--had a two hour preshow, but that seems to be history now. WWE's Wrestlemania Kickoff Show will air on Peacock, Twitter, and YouTube both days. However, Saturday's Kickoff will also air live on the USA Network.

How to watch:

If you want to watch the main card for WWE's Wrestlemania, you can purchase the event through your cable or satellite provider or watch it on Peacock. 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.

Additionally, you can check out Wrestlemania at your local movie theater, as long as Fathom Events has it playing in a theater near you.

GameSpot's Wrestle Buddies are on the ground in Dallas covering the show, and so far, they've already covered one major Wrestlemania event: Smackadillas. WWE is running a ghost kitchen for the event, featuring numerous quesadillas for you to eat. We ordered them all, and they were terrible. You can listen to a recent episode of Wrestle Buddies to learn more.

As of this writing, there are 14 matches on the card--and one Stone Cold confrontation; however, these matches will be split across the two nights. As of this writing, all of the confirmed matches has a place on either Night 1 or Night 2.

Match card:

Night 1:

  • Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Ronda Rousy (Smackdown Women's Championship)
  • Becky Lynch (c) vs. Bianca Belair (Raw Women's Championship)
  • Seth Rollins vs. Mystery opponent
  • Rey & Dominik Mysterio vs. The Miz & Logan Paul
  • Drew McIntyre vs. Happy Corbin
  • The Usos (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Rick Boogs (Smackdown Tag Team Championship)
  • King Woods and Kofi Kingston vs. Ridge Holland and Sheamus
  • "Stone Cold" Steve Austin to confront Kevin Owens on "The KO Show"

Night 2:

  • Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns (Winner Take All Championship Unification)
  • Bobby Lashley vs. Omos
  • Edge vs. AJ Styles
  • Johnny Knoxville vs. Sami Zayn (Anything Goes Match)
  • Pat McAfee vs. Austin Theory
  • RK-Bro (c) vs. The Street Profits vs. Alpha Academy (Raw Tag Team Championship)
  • Queen Zelina & Carmella (c) vs. Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Rhea Ripley & Liv Morgan vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler (Women's Tag Team Championship)


Instead of writing out predictions for every match at Wrestlemania, why not have our opinions blasted into your ear holes? On this week's episode of GameSpot's wrestling podcast Wrestle Buddies, Chris E. Hayner and Mat Elfring pick the winners for every Mania match along with their sophisticated AI wrestling prediction machine PredictionBot 3000. Check out the episode for yourself below.

Make sure to come back to GameSpot on April 2 and 3 for live coverage of Wrestlemania from GameSpot's Wrestle Buddies. They will be writing about the show live from AT&T Stadium.

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