Fantasy Booking WWE WrestleMania Using Only Main Event Superstars - Match Maker | Smark Out Moment

Welcome to another edition of FANTASY BOOKING where we discuss what we would do if we were given the power to control what happens when it comes to WWE Creative and the planning of events.

A suggestion that's been brought up in the past has been "What is the best card you could make using only the Superstars who have been in the main event of WrestleMania?" I've been on a Fantasy Booking kick lately, so that's what I'll be doing on this post!

I invite you to do the same and tell us what you would do if you were tasked with this creative exercise!

Fantasy Booking WWE WrestleMania Card with Main Event Superstars

The Rules:

1) You can only use performers who have competed strictly in THE main event of WrestleMania. That means the final match, rather than how WWE refers to multiple matches as being A "main event" only to have it be second-to-last or even the first match of the night.

2) This includes the main events of both nights of the two-night events. Both count.

3) You don't have to use every single person if you don't want to, but you're more than welcome to.

4) Treat all the superstars as being from whatever era you want.


Note: These matches are placed in order of their importance, rather than their placement on the card in the order they would air throughout the night, in particular because I haven't decided if I would rather split it in two nights or make it one long 15-match show. Those two scenarios require a different lineup order, so I figured it would be better to present them in order of how a poster would treat the marquee.

Commentators throughout the night are, in no particular order: Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Bobby Heenan, Gorilla Monsoon, Vince McMahon, Michael Cole and JBL.

Four Corners Icons Match: Hulk Hogan vs. John Cena vs. The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin

This is self-explanatory. You just put the four biggest names in the ring, let them stand in each corner, and pose.

That alone is going to get people cheering for minutes before a single punch is thrown.

Hogan was never the best in the ring, but he could milk his moments. Austin had issues once his neck was broken and was mostly a limited brawler, too, but he was just as good at controlling the crowd like that. The Rock is a master at it and could also help anchor the match with Cena.

I'd imagine they all play babyface with a bit of an edge to them, so the fans can cheer and boo all of them at times.

Who wins? The way I see it, Rock slams Austin with a Rock Bottom, hits him with a People's Elbow. Cena picks up The Rock and gives him an Attitude Adjustment and a Five Knuckle Shuffle. Hogan hits Cena with a big boot and lands a leg drop on him. That's just enough time for Stone Cold to recover, kick Hogan in the gut, nail him with a Stunner and pin him for the victory.

WWE Championship Match: AJ Styles (c) vs. Shawn Michaels

The Phenomenal One against The Heartbreak Kid. How could you possibly go wrong?

This is one of the dream matches we've never seen and I can't imagine it would be anything less than pure art.

Styles goes in as the heel champion. Michaels walks away with the title and the victory, possibly after hitting a superkick while Styles was going for a Phenomenal Forearm.

Universal Championship Match: Kurt Angle (c) vs. Bret "Hitman" Hart

Angle is the heel, of course. These two just have a spectacular wrestling match that Hart wins by outsmarting Angle and pinning him with a roll-up or something.

I thought about this being a submission match to incorporate a Sharpshooter finish after teasing the Ankle Lock throughout, but I figured they could do just the same with a regular match and it would be less limiting.

Women's Championship Match #1: Charlotte Flair (c) vs. Ronda Rousey

The name of the title doesn't matter. This is just fundamentally the best match you can do with Rousey, on paper.

The Queen walks in and out as champion. Booooooo. But hey, heels have to win some matches, right?

Women's Championship Match #2: Sasha Banks (c) vs. Becky Lynch vs. Bianca Belair

Again, the name of the title doesn't matter.

This is The Boss against The Man against The EST. Basically, it's a battle of "who is the top woman around here?"

Banks plays the best heel out of the three, so she has to lose. I'm torn between Lynch and Belair to win. My brain says Becky, but my heart says Bianca. My gut, though, says Belair can be on the outside of the ring while Lynch makes Banks tap out after The Boss just took a KOD.

Biggest Dog in the Yard Casket Match: Roman Reigns vs. The Undertaker

I want to see the real match we never got to see. I'm talking Undertaker in his prime, like WrestleMania 24 or so, against the current Tribal Chief.

Since it's WrestleMania, I'm saying The Undertaker has to win. I considered making this a Street Fight to go with the name, but we have another generic No DQ match below, so let's make this something where Reigns doesn't take a pinfall.

Hardcore Legend Killer Match: Mick Foley (with Jimmy Snuka) vs. Randy Orton (with Cowboy Bob Orton)

This is that No Disqualification match. Even though we've seen this setup at WrestleMania before, imagine if it could happen with people in their primes.

Orton obviously wins. Foley was best when he was the lovable underdog and when you're making sure it's not all babyfaces winning, this is one where you can definitely have The Legend Killer come out on top.

Intercontinental Championship Match: Daniel Bryan (c) vs. Chris Benoit

Yes. I know. Chris Benoit. But I'm treating this as if we can go back in time and none of the horrible stuff ever happened.

Maybe this is a submission match. In either fashion, Benoit has to tap out.

Andre the Giant vs. Big Show

Duh. If you don't do this match, you're insane.

Most likely, Andre wins because Big Show is the heel.

However, imagine a scenario where Paul Heyman is with Big Show and Bobby Heenan is with Andre. Good lord, the promos!!

Mixed Tag Team Match: Triple H and Stephanie McMahon vs. Macho Man Randy Savage and Miss Elizabeth

This references the stories we've all heard, but it's also something I think would be legitimately an amazing performance.

Stephanie is such a hate-filled character at times (that's a compliment) while Elizabeth was always best when she was one of the purest people imaginable. That's such a drastic contrast.

The King of Kings heel against The Macho King, but a babyface. You've got Triple H's size against Savage's finesse.

You've got to end this with Savage and Elizabeth on top. Give the people another reason to cheer.

Brock Lesnar vs. Batista

The Beast Incarnate against The Animal. Let's see them clash like Godzilla against King Kong.

Lesnar is the heel. Batista can't overcome him.

Edge vs. Rowdy Roddy Piper

If you put The Rated-R Superstar and Piper in a feud together and let them do their thing, I'd assume I couldn't come up with anything better than what they'd imagine on their own. I wouldn't even try to write anything for them. I'd just let them have full creative control.

Edge is the heel. I'm not sure about who wins. I'd lean more toward Edge with a spear after doing something dodgy.

Super Heavyweight Scramble: Bam Bam Bigelow vs. King Kong Bundy vs. Yokozuna

You know I'm not doing a card like this without my traditional Big Man Buffet style match!

Yokozuna ultimately wins, because this is a match about the king of the big men and he's named Yokozuna, after all.

Money Inc (Ted DiBiase, Paul Orndorff, Sycho Sid and Lawrence Taylor) vs. Team War (Ultimate Warrior, Drew McIntyre, Sgt. Slaughter and Mr. T)

The Million Dollar Man, Mr. Wonderful, the ace they've paid for in Sycho Sid and the flashy Lawrence Taylor, who is a heel in this scenario, are up against a team of warriors who are bringing the fight to them.

Ultimate Warrior matches Sid or Orndorff, depending on how you look at it.

Drew McIntyre, aka The Scottish Warrior, is a match for Sid or Orndorff, again, depending on how you look at it.

Sgt. Slaughter is the old timer who matches Ted DiBiase and is the figurehead of the group, too, with a similar finisher.

Mr. T offsets Lawrence Taylor. How is Mr. T on the warrior team? The A-Team. Duh.

Give it to the babyfaces.

Chris Jericho vs. The Miz vs. Seth Rollins

To be honest, I was debating about making Rollins against Bigelow, but I thought Jericho and The Miz on their own might not be good enough. Here, you've got Y2J-era Jericho as a babyface who can make fun of Messiah Rollins and A-Lister Miz, who is the true weasel of the bunch.

I'd consider having The Miz squeak out a victory. If not, he's the one tapping out to the Liontamer.


I would absolutely love this card. Obviously, a few matches are better in the ring than some others, but even the weaker links are ones that I think you could get something decent out of.



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