WrestleMania 35 results: Becky Lynch wins RAW-Smackdown women’s belts, Kofi Kingston new WWE Champion

first_imgKofi Kingston stole the show at WrestleMania 35 defeating Daniel Bryan in an enthralling fight to walk away with his maiden WWE Championship title here Sunday.The fight between Kofi and Bryan was brutal and went down to the wire. But the crowd favourite Kofi lived up to his reputation after being beaten and bruised by Bryan to emerge victorious in front of a capacity crowd at the MetLife Stadium.Tony Nese overcame the challenge from Buddy Murphy to win the Cruiserweight Championship. While Carmella took home the ‘Women’s Battle Royal’ trophy.In the Tag team event, Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder defeated The Revival. Ryder was taken to task initially but at the last moment, Hawkins turned the tables on their opponents to script an emphatic win.WWE superstar Braun Strowman emerged as the winner of the ‘Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal’ on the pre-show.WrestleMania 35, the marquee event of the evening, began with the fight for the ‘Universal Champion’ with Brock Lesnar taking on Seth Rollins. However, Rollins turned the fight on its head to snatch the title from the defending champion.AJ Styles was pitted against Randy Orton and the former sealed the win with a phenomenal forearm.The Smackdown Tag Team event was the third fight of the glittering evening, where the ‘Usos’ successfully defended their title in a four-way contest.In the ‘falls count anywhere’ fight, The Miz superflexed veteran Shane McMahon but 49-year-old proved his mettle emerging triumphant.In other results, Samoa Joe retained the United States Champion title, Roman Reigns defeated Drew McIntyre, Triple H overcame Batista in a ‘no holds barred’ and the ‘IIconics’ came out victorious to be crowned the new Women’s Tag team champions.advertisementHowever, in a major upset, Kurt Angle’s illustrious career came to an end as he lost to Baron Corbin in his farewell match.The mega event, attended by over 80,000 spectators, concluded with the Women’s Main Event, a Winners Take All — introduced for the first time in WrestleMania. Becky Lynch walked away with glory as she was crowned both RAW and Smackdown Champion.last_img read more

Verratti: I would’ve lost it sooner

first_imgPSG Verratti backs Neymar: I would’ve lost it much earlier Dejan Kalinic Last updated 2 years ago 12:36 10/23/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Neymar PSG Paris Saint-Germain Getty Images PSG Neymar Olympique Marseille v PSG Olympique Marseille Ligue 1 The Brazilian did well to control himself as long as he did according to his PSG team-mate Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti believes he would have lost it much earlier than Neymar did against Marseille.The Brazil international was sent off late in the 2-2 Le Classique draw on Sunday after clashing with Lucas Ocampos.Neymar 12/1 to be CL top scorer Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player It was Neymar’s second yellow card in three minutes, but Edinson Cavani managed to earn Ligue 1 leaders PSG a point with a late free-kick.Verratti said his team-mate did well to control himself for so long, having earlier delayed taking a corner as objects thrown from the stands rained down near him.”If I had been in Neymar’s shoes I would have lost it 15, 20 minutes before he did,” the Italy international said.Neymar, who had earlier cancelled out Luiz Gustavo’s opener, was fouled five times – more than any other player during the encounter.Two yellow cards in as many minutes – and Neymar is OFF! pic.twitter.com/fZkKDYYU2Y — Goal (@goal) October 22, 2017 Like head coach Unai Emery, Verratti called for greater protection of the 25-year-old.”Some players need to be protected,” he said.”When I play against Barcelona the second foul I commit on [Lionel] Messi will earn me a yellow card. That’s how it works in Europe.”You can’t kill these players for a whole game.”I was right near him. He lost it, he didn’t even touch him, the referee was two metres away, but he decided that he’d hit Ocampos. It’s a call I don’t get.”last_img read more