I liked the part where we got a brodus clay comedy spot, a heath slater comedy spot, a santino comedy spot, and a horrible 5 minute kelly kelly match, but we couldn't have fucking daniel bryan in a match.
But on the plus side, the crowd during the Orton/Kane match alternated between chanting boring and Daniel Bryan.
Punk/Jericho was good,HH/Taker was good, Cena/Rock was good, but Rock got blown up during it because he hasn't had a singles match in like 8 years.
So let me talk again about Bryan/Sheamus.
The crowd was effectively dead for the next match because of it, you do not start your show off by making a joke out of a champion. You do not take the best wrestling in your company and refuse to even give him a match.
Im glad the crowd didn't give a shit for the next 30 minutes, they deserved that silence for rock stupid booking.
If you want to build a story at mania do it during the course of a match.
Christ that pissed me off.
The only thing i can hope coming out of the Daniel Bryan match is that he snaps and starts beating the shit out of everyone now.
But im sure instead Sheamus will feud with fucking Kane or some other loser with no future.
Im still angry.
And ive already heard the arguements. They had no time because of xyz, they had to cut something and the most it could have got because of the long matches was 5 minutes.
But think about it, this didn't help Sheamus either. This mania was suppose to introduce new guys to the casual audience, so you took Sheamus and had him beat Daniel Bryan by a kick, he didn't look great, Bryan looked horrible. What was gained from this?
No. Matches Stipulations Duration
Pre-show Primo and Epico (c) (with Rosa Mendes) defeated Justin Gabriel and Tyson Kidd and The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) Triple Threat Tag Team match for the WWE Tag Team Championship N/A
1 Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan (c) (with AJ) Singles match for the World Heavyweight Championship 00:18
2 Kane defeated Randy Orton Singles match 10:56
3 The Big Show defeated Cody Rhodes (c) Singles match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship 05:18
4 Kelly Kelly and Maria Menounos defeated Beth Phoenix and Eve Tag Team match 06:49
5 The Undertaker defeated Triple H Hell in a Cell match with Shawn Michaels as Special Guest Referee  30:52
6 Team Johnny (David Otunga (captain), Mark Henry, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, The Miz, and Drew McIntyre) (with John Laurinaitis, Vickie Guerrero and Brie Bella) defeated Team Teddy (Santino Marella (captain), R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, The Great Khali, and Booker T) (with Teddy Long, Hornswoggle, Eve, Nikki Bella and Aksana) Twelve-Man Tag Team match to determine General Manager of both the Raw and SmackDown brands. 10:38
7 CM Punk (c) defeated Chris Jericho Singles match for the WWE Championship with the added stipulation if Punk is disqualified he will lose the title. 22:21
8 The Rock defeated John Cena Singles match 30:34
(c) – refers to the champion heading into the match
Because honestly, the WWE bookers had the nerve to pull this crap back then. Though at least they didn't have the sheer balls to do it during a 50 dollar pay per view event, never mind it being their 'biggest event'. Cause really, I doubt they could tell Daniel Bryan and his fans "fuck you" any better if they'd had someone drive a septic truck out and spray him down with crap after the loss.
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I haven't seen it (read the spoilers) but waaaaay too much of the card looks like the kind of stuff you'd find on a random RAW card. Call me old fashioned, but for me almost every match at Mania should be a big blowoff to a notable feud.
And the Bryan/Sheamus fiasco... I'm still not sure that's not the internet playing a delayed April Fools joke on me.
The Jaw Squad is dead. Long live the Jaw.
Hell, at least the poor Goldberg vs. Lesner match at Wrestlemania XX can be blamed on Goldberg and Lesner just not caring, both leaving the company for other work. This was a DELIBERATE crap match people paid 50-65 bucks to see. To say nothing of the fans that paid money to be in the arena.
Apparently they wanted to set a record for fastest world title change at Mania, to beat Chavo losing to Kane in 8 seconds, but the ref rung the bell too early, he was meant to ring it after Daniel was kissed on the cheek, not before. So they botched the record attempt and made the match meaningless and the title a curtain jerking prop for nothing basically.
I wonder what Meltzer will rate the taker/hhh and jericho/punk matches.