WrestleMania 35: Samoa Joe beat Rey Mysterio in a quick match

At WrestleMania 35, Samoa Joe has retained the United States Championship against Rey Mysterio in a quick match on 7 April 2019.

Samao Joe defeat Rey Mysterio at Wrestlemania 2019 United States Championship
Samao Joe defeat Rey Mysterio at Wresrlemania 2019


Samoa Joe and Mysterio got involved in the United States Open Challenge by R Truth where Samoa Joe won the title at SmackDown and then retained it Fastlane. Rey pinned Joe in a tag team match and later announced that he will face Joe at WrestleMania for the title. However, last week, WWE reported that Rey Mysterio has injured his ankle which might be the reason for the short match.

Match Description

Joe starts with a kick in the gut but Rey counters the body slam into a Tornado DDT. Rey hits the 619. Joe counters the splash and locks Rey into the Coquina Clutch. Referee checks on Rey and gives the submission win to Joe.
Winner- Samoa Joe with a submission


  1. […] Samoa Joe defeated Rey Mysterio in a very short match at WrestleMania. However, that was not the original plans for their match. Dominic featured heavily alongside Rey during the buildup to the match. But when Rey got injured prior to the match, it seems WWE nixed the plans to buildup Samoa Joe instead. Dominic, who was stating that he will be in the front row to watch his dad, was nowhere to be seen. […]


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