Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns
Reigns came out to his usual mixed reaction. A tie up between the two with Strowman tossing him across the ring. After a brief staredown, they tie up again and Strowman tosses him out the ring. Reigns tries to get back in, but Strowman knocks him off with a forearm. Reigns comes back in and is able to get a flurry of offense on Strowman, sending him outside with a clothesline. Stowman forcefully pulls Reigns out the ring and tosses him over the steel steps. Reigns comes back bouncing off the steps with a forearm. Strowman remains standing. He goes for a spear, but Reigns moves out of the way and Strowman hits the steps instead. Reigns is able to get him back in the ring and mounts punches on Strowman against the turnbuckle. Strowman slams him down onto the mat hard.
Strowman continues assaulting Reigns and gets Reigns in a chin lock after a pin attempt. Reigns gets out of the chin lock with punches to the stomach. Reigns attempts two clothesline, but Strowman remains standing. Reigns goes for a third clothesline, but Strowman is able to catch him and connect with a chokeslam. He gets a two count. Reigns is able to get outside and Strowman follows. He attacks Reigns and tears apart the announce table. He attempts to go for his powerslam through the table, but Reigns counters sending Strowman into the ring post. Reigns goes for the drive by, but Strowman catches him and sends him into the ring post back first.
He puts Reigns back into the ring. Reigns is able to regain the advantage, hitting the samoan drop for a two count. Strowman is able to counter attack, hitting the dominator. He covers Reigns and gets a two count. Strowman run towards Reigns who’s against the turnbuckle, but Reigns moves out the way sending Strowman out the ring. Reigns comes out and hits the drive by. He signals for the spear through the barricade. He runs towards Strowman, but is caught and powerslammed through the announce table. The men are down for a bit, but Strowman puts Reigns back in the ring . Once Strowman gets in the ring, he’s speared down by Reigns. Reigns gets a nearfall.
Reigns attempts the spear again, but Strowman stops him and sends him back into the turnbuckle. Strowman runs towards Reigns, but he moves and Strowman hits the top turnbuckle. Reigns nails two superman punches, but neither takes Strowman down. He attempts a spear, but Strowman stops him like a brick wall. Strowman goes onto the top turnbuckle and attempts a splash, but Reigns moves out the way. Reign connects with a spear once Strowman gets up. He gets the three count.
Winner: Roman Reigns. A entertaining match. Both guys worked hard and looked good in the process. Reigns winning isn’t a surprise and is a must. If Reigns is facing Taker at Mania, then Reigns going over was the only option here.