“That Was the Most Anticlimactic Garbage”: WWE Fans Enraged Over Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 38

Published 04/04/2022, 1:48 AM EDT

WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns defeated WWE Champion Brock Lesnar at the Grandest Stage of them All. This was the most awaited Biggest WrestleMania Match of all time between ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns and ‘The Beast’ Brock Lesnar. WWE announced that Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns at the Stupendous WrestleMania 38 will be a title Unification Match.


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The question before this big match was whether ‘it was going to be Suplex City?’ Or ‘was it going to be the Island of Relevancy?’ Wrestling fans were on their toes as they expected this match to be incredible.


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But did the Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar match live up to the expectations? Unfortunately, the answer is no. The main event of the so-called Biggest Match of All-time ended within 15minutes.

Wrestling fans stormed to Twitter and slammed WWE for hyping WrestleMania 38 main event!

‘Head of the Table’ Roman Reigns picked up the ultimate victory to become the WWE Unified Champion. He took home both the WWE and Universal Championship. Even though the company booked the match as the biggest of all time, wrestling fans did not seem to enjoy the WrestleMania 38 main event at all.

“A match where two superstars are spamming nothing but finishers is boring,” @Biladinh10_ wrote.

Some wrestling fans imagined Pat McAfee vs. Austin Theory at WrestleMania 38 was better than the main event.

In addition, fans also preferred Logan Paul & The Miz’s battle against The Mysterious (Rey & Dominik Mysterio) over the main event.

The WWE Universe also believed that The EST of WWE Bianca Belair vs. The Man Becky Lynch lived beyond expectations. However, a ‘Champion vs. Champion’ match should have lasted longer.

“It’s insane how the excitement of a Mania full of great matches goes away like this. Worse match of the weekend, and even I wanted Reigns to win,” @JJC_RM wrote.

While some fans took shots at the WWE creative team, they felt that the company’s writers have become lazy.

What happened between Roman Reigns & Brock Lesnar at The Stupendous WrestleMania?

WrestleMania 38 main event kicked off with the Head of the Table, Roman Reigns entering the ring first. His cousins, The Usos, and special counsel Paul Heyman accompanied Roman. Next entered The Beast with his gold title and a broad evil smile on his face to humble Roman Reigns.

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The Tribal Chief placed 3 ‘Superman Punches’ on Lesnar, but The Beast was still standing strong. In addition, Brock Lesnar was also a victim of a vicious Spear by Reigns through the barricades.

But, when it was time for The Beast Incarnate to shine, he welcomed The Tribal Chief into Suplex City. Lesnar threw Reigns into 4 ‘German Suplexes’ and one F-5.


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During the match, Reigns delivered another Spear, but Brock Lesnar converted his move into a ruthless Kimura Lock this time. However, Paul Heyman helped The Tribal Chief grab the bottom rope when he was suffering critical pain.


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Akash Dhakite is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Since he was three years old, Akash has been a fan of WWE, which gives him an ascendancy of knowledge about this sport. He grew up watching John Cena and to ‘Never Give Up’ is something that he has learned from him.