Wrestlemania 36 Bill Goldberg vs Braun Strowman: Monster among men captures his first world championship after coming in as a last-minute replacement for Roman Reigns.
Bill Goldberg was set to defend his WWE Universal championship against Roman Reigns tonight. Instead however, Wrestlemania 36 featured Bill Goldberg vs Braun Strowman after the Big Dog reportedly pulled out of the event over coronavirus fears.
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The two behemoths took part in a short yet explosive match that featured one power move after the other. Goldberg kicked off the match with 3 consecutive spears. He went for the pin but Strowman managed to kick out at 2.
Goldberg then went for another spear before attempting a jackhammer to finish the match off. However, the challenger managed to escape and laid 3 powerslams on the champion before doing the move once again to seal his maiden world championship.
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Despite being built as a top star in the last few years, Strowman has never won the top title before. He did win the intercontinental championship earlier this year but even that was the first time he ever won a singles title.
It will be interesting to see where the WWE goes from here, considering that the money was originally on Goldberg vs Reigns.
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