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In an earlier article I wrote about matches I wouldn't change and I didn't include either Women's championship match. The reason isn't that I would change both matches it's that I wanted to speak on the matches together instead of separately, because I would change one of the matches. I would obviously keep the Smackdown side as WWE has honestly done a good job of building up the match between Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair. The Raw side though could use a little bit of help as I think they are rushing into a match that could be a money match down the line if they wait for it.
Rhea Ripley recently made her main roster debut and immediately made her intentions known wanting to challenge Asuka for the gold at Wrestlemania. However, has the former NXT Women's Champion earned an opportunity to already challenge Asuka, not really no. In my opinion, this is where a multi person match would help as it would allow WWE the opportunity to hold off the dream match between Ripley and Asuka for a little while longer instead of rushing into it. The match in my booking would feature Naomi and Peyton Royce to go alongside Asuka and Ripley. Royce's impassioned speech from Raw Talk a few weeks ago won me over and Naomi is deserving of an opportunity the seems to sparingly come her way. The main reason I didn't pick Alexa Bliss is that she would need to be center stage and a singles feud would be better for her to play her games instead of having to share the spotlight.
A slight change I would make to the Smackdown Women's title match is I would place Bayley as the guest referee to add another layer to the match. This way it keep Bayley on the show and in the forefront of the division she helped rebuild. Also again it keeps the door open for a post Wrestlemania plan for the champion.
One match I forgot about that I wouldn't change is The Fiend vs Randy Orton as WWE deserve a bit of praise for how they have booked this feud. The one note I will make is that the feud needs to end at Wrestlemania and not be one of them that continue at the PPV following Wrestlemania. If the Firefly Fun House is the concept again let it keep the reputation of being a match that ends feuds not continues them. Plus Bliss can have a part in this match so she will still be featured on the Wrestlemania show even if she isn't officially competing.
Wrestlemania Night One:
If Braun wins he will receive a WWE Championship Match:
Braun Strowman vs Shane McMahon
WWE Raw Tag Team Championship Match:
(c) New Day vs Omos and AJ Styles
WWE Championship Match:
(c) Bobby Lashley w/ MVP vs Drew McIntyre
Smackdown Women's Championship Match: Special Guest Referee Bayley
(c) Sasha Banks vs Bianca Belair
Wrestlemania Night Two:
Mustafa Ali vs T-Bar
Raw Women's Championship Match:
(c) Asuka vs Rhea Ripley vs Naomi vs Peyton Royce
Seth Rollins vs Cesaro
Six Man Gauntlet Match:
Drew Gulak vs Sheamus vs Shelton Benjamin vs Kevin Owens vs Sami Zayn vs Jey Uso
WWE Universal Championship Match:
(c) Roman Reigns w/ Paul Heyman vs Daniel Bryan vs Edge