Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter has revealed his match ratings for WrestleMania 38.
WrestleMania 38 was the first WrestleMania event back at capacity since 2019, and the two night spectacular delivered shock returns, title changes and grudge matches.
Night one saw Bianca Belair finally earn retribution over Becky Lynch for her surprise SummerSlam defeat by pinning ‘Big Time Becks’ to claim the Raw Women’s Championship. The show also saw Cody Rhodes return to a WWE ring for the first time in six years, as he was revealed as Seth Rollins’ mystery opponent.
In the main event, Stone Cold Steve Austin ended up competing in his first match in 19 years. The wild brawl saw Austin pin Kevin Owens, dishing out Stunners to everyone within arms reach in the process.
On night two, Johnny Knoxville defeated Sami Zayn in one of the more bizarre matches in WrestleMania history with the aid of the Jackass crew and a giant mouse trap. Sasha Banks claimed her first-ever WrestleMania win as she teamed with Naomi to win the Women’s Tag Team Titles, and Roman Reigns became the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion.
Although the biggest moment of the night was Vince McMahon returning to the ring to face Pat McAfee after the announcer had already seen off Austin Theory. After the match Steve Austin came to the ring, delivering Stunner’s to McMahon, Theory and McAfee.
You can find the full list of star ratings from Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer below.
Dave Meltzer WrestleMania 38 Saturday ratings
- Jimmy & Jey Uso vs. Shinsuke Nakamura & Rick Boogs – 1.5*
- Drew McIntyre vs. Happy Corbin – 2.75*
- Logan Paul & The Miz vs. Rey & Dominik Mysterio – 3.5*
- Bianca Belair vs. Becky Lynch – 4.5*
- Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins – 4.5*
- Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey – 2*
- Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. Kevin Owens – 3.5*
Dave Meltzer WrestleMania 38 Sunday ratings
- RK-Bro vs. Street Profits vs. Alpha Academy – 4.25*
- Bobby Lashley vs. Omos – 0.5*
- Sami Zayn vs. Johnny Knoxville – (No rating given at time of writing)
- Sasha Banks & Naomi vs. Carmella & Queen Zelina vs. Natalya & Shayna Baszler vs. Liv Morgan & Rhea Ripley- 2.5*
- Edge vs. AJ Styles – 3.75*
- Sheamus & Ridge Holland vs. The New Day – 0.25*
- Pat McAfee vs. Austin Theory – 3.75*
- Vince McMahon vs. Pat McAfee – Negative 2*
- Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar – 3.25*