8 Things WWE Subtly Told us on WrestleMania 37 Night Two: Edge's next feud possibly revealed, Babyface to win MITB after Title loss?

An incredible main event
An incredible main event

WrestleMania 37 is officially in the books after Night Two. An argument can be made that the first night was much stronger and had better outcomes, but as a whole, the Show Of Shows was a huge success.

The biggest return of all was that of the fans. It made such a big difference, and we can't wait until their appearance becomes a regular thing. There's so much to get into on Night Two of WrestleMania 37, and since the Universal Championship match was what the card was built around, let's get into it first.

#8 What's next for Roman Reigns after WrestleMania 37?

Roman Reigns retained the Universal Championship
Roman Reigns retained the Universal Championship

Despite Night One of WrestleMania being stronger, the best match on the entire card was saved for last. The Triple Threat Match between Roman Reigns, Edge, and Daniel Bryan delivered, and it turned out to be a masterclass between three certified top stars.

The storytelling throughout the match was incredible, and although Daniel Bryan was the only babyface present, several moments made him seem like a heel.

Ultimately, it was desperation from a storyline-perspective, and each man did all they could to prevent a pinfall or submission. While it looked like Roman Reigns was going to have his arms ripped out by both men, he ended up getting a double-pin instead.

Not only was the WrestleMania main event a great display of brutality, but Roman Reigns had his best match at the Grandest Stage Of Them All.

In his fifth WrestleMania main event since 2015, Reigns finally walked in and out as the Universal Champion.

But what's next for Edge and Daniel Bryan? With Cesaro potentially challenging for the Universal Championship post-WrestleMania, the other two competitors need something to do.

We wouldn't be surprised to see Edge vs Daniel Bryan as the direction for Backlash. It was last year when The Rated-R Superstar and Randy Orton had the "Greatest Wrestling Match In The World" (which was actually a fantastic bout). This year could surpass that.

Reigns vs Cesaro and Edge vs Bryan are two excellent feuds for SmackDown.

#7 WrestleMania glory for Apollo Crews, but is Big E the real loser?

Apollo Crews has a new ally
Apollo Crews has a new ally

The Nigerian Drum Match at WrestleMania wasn't a particularly memorable one, but it marks Apollo Crews' first Intercontinental Title victory and his second Championship reign in WWE.

There was no information beforehand, but The Nigerian Drum Fight was essentially a street match with traditional Nigerian props. It was a solid bout, and that isn't what will be remembered. Dabba Kato aka Babatunde's interference was the biggest talking point of this match.

In case you're not familiar with the 6'9" giant who helped Apollo Crews at WrestleMania, he appeared on RAW Underground and is Polish with Nigerian descent.

It seems as though Crews has a new bodyguard. But just because Big E lost, it doesn't mean that he's going down the card. If anything, the Intercontinental Title seemed to be more of a stepping stone for him.

It's no secret that WWE views Big E as a future main event star. The loss to Apollo Crews at WrestleMania simply means that 2021 is the year he will emerge as a legitimate World Title contender.

Given that Money in the Bank is two months away in June, Big E can now be considered a favorite to win it.

#6 What WWE could have planned for Bayley post-WrestleMania 37

Bayley didn't compete at WrestleMania 37 despite pitching several ideas to the higher-ups and creative. It was unfortunate, but at least WWE gave her screen-time on both days at WrestleMania. She was essentially the unofficial host of this year's Show Of Shows and did a better job than both Hulk Hogan and Titus O'Neil.

There was speculation that she would be the person ultimately responsible for bringing back Becky Lynch, who has been out for 11 months now. However, the segment on WrestleMania 37 Night Two made us believe that there are other plans.

Bayley was seen interrupting the conversation between Pirate Titus O'Neil, Pirate Hulk Hogan, and Eric Bischoff. They all mentioned Bianca Belair's fantastic performance in the main event of WrestleMania the night before.

This leads us to believe that WWE is hinting at Bayley being Belair's first SmackDown Women's Title challenger. They had a feud in late 2020 but WWE never had a full conclusion to it.

Bayley makes a lot of sense as Belair's first challenger post-WrestleMania. Although she won't win the gold, Bianca Belair will benefit a lot in the long run as SmackDown Women's Champion after having a feud with The Role Model.

Bayley also appeared in the segment before the main event and was attacked by The Bella Twins - who got booed in the process.

#5 WWE potentially has no big plans for the Women's Tag Team Titles post-WrestleMania

Could Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler's win cause long-term problems?
Could Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler's win cause long-term problems?

Yesterday on WrestleMania Night One, Natalya and Tamina won the Tag Team Turmoil match with relative ease. They secured a shot at Women's Tag Team Titles against Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax for the second night.

The match went second on WrestleMania Sunday. Although it wasn't the best match of the night, the four stars delivered a decent bout.

The showdown between Nia Jax and Tamina was a slight disappointment, and one can't help but feel that more could have been done.

Shayna Baszler made Natalya pass out to successfully retain the Women's Tag Team Titles. But there's one problem now. WWE has directly (or indirectly) said that there is no better option for the Women's Tag Team Championship at the moment.

WrestleMania would have been the perfect time for a title change, but while WWE didn't hint at it, it seems clear that temporary tag teams will be the way forward. Who could possibly be next for the Women's Tag Team Champions?

#4 The bizarre finish and meaning to The Fiend's WrestleMania match

This was very confusing
This was very confusing

There's a lot to unpack from the WrestleMania 37 opener, but we'll do our best to steer through the confusion.

Just as a small recap, 'The Fiend' returned to his original form, only to lose to one RKO from Randy Orton and within six minutes.

The finish was underwhelming, and many have already begun to proclaim that 'The Fiend' is a dead character. Given the booking he has received in the past few months, it's hard to blame them. Either way, the biggest question is as to what happened with Alexa Bliss and what this means going forward.

The biggest implication was that Bliss is now the one who is in charge of The Fiend and not vice-versa. While she may have been trapped by him and manipulated into joining his side, the dynamic has entirely changed and she is now in control of him.

It was an all-around bizarre finish, and after Randy Orton quickly fled post-victory, The Fiend stared at Alexa Bliss, sitting on what looked like her throne. It was a cool visual, but the WrestleMania crowd was not happy with how it played out. Perhaps, it was WWE trying to be extremely unpredictable.

#3 Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn have a great throwback match at WrestleMania, but what fell short?

A dream match
A dream match

It's hard to put Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn in the same ring and expect a bad match, especially at WrestleMania. While this isn't the first time they crossed paths at the Show Of Shows, it is the first singles match they've had against each other.

Logan Paul was sitting at ringside as a close observer. While it was a great match, it didn't tell much of a story or do anything to progress/conclude the conspiracy theory storyline.

Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn had a nice and subtle throwback moment to Battleground 2016, where Sami Zayn had to hesitate while showing mercy to KO before putting him away. There wasn't as much hesitation this time, but Owens was ready.

The Prizefighter won cleanly at WrestleMania with a stunner. Post-match, Logan Paul went to congratulate him and raised his hand before he also got a stunner. At first, it seemed like there was no point in having the YouTuber, but WWE brought him all the way down to take a stunner from Kevin Owens.

A good payoff at the end, but not too much of a story told.

#2 Sheamus wins his third US Title at WrestleMania and his next feud

Sheamus continues to rack up the accolades
Sheamus continues to rack up the accolades

Sheamus and Riddle were high-up on the WrestleMania 37 card and had an entertaining match. It may not have been an all-time classic, but they did enough to entertain the crowd, and The Original bro had an incredible showing in his WrestleMania debut.

Sheamus won at the end to pick up his third United States Championship. He was even cheered by the crowd. It was well-deserved, and although Riddle has been good so far on RAW, there is a lot left for him.

Like Big E, the title loss doesn't mean he will take a step down. This is the first of many WrestleManias for him and there could be bigger things ahead. However, for now, one thing seemed clear from a basic staredown - Riddle vs Sheamus isn't over yet.

Sheamus looked at a bloodied Riddle while holding the Title and smiling as if to mock him. It was a simple exchange and an indication that Riddle will be gunning to get back the Title. It's the right direction to go in post-WrestleMania.

#1 A star is born at WrestleMania

Rhea Ripley is the face of the RAW Women's Division
Rhea Ripley is the face of the RAW Women's Division

The road to WrestleMania began with the Royal Rumble. In the Women's Royal Rumble this year, both young upstarts Rhea Ripley and Bianca Belair eliminated the previous year's winner Charlotte Flair.

They were the final two and Ripley turned out to be the runner-up at the Royal Rumble 2021. This is a similar situation to John Cena and Batista in 2005 where the latter won the Royal Rumble and the former was the runner-up.

Both men still ended up winning the WWE and World Heavyweight Titles respectively. It's neat to see a similar situation happen with the women. The only problem was the overall lack of build to the RAW Women's Title match at WrestleMania, but that seems to be more out of circumstance than anything.

Asuka reigned supreme for 231 days. Except for a brief month-long reign from Sasha Banks, the Empress of Tomorrow has dominated the RAW Women's division for 11 months now.

While Asuka deserved her WrestleMania moment, this was officially the changing of the guard, and it was WWE indicating that a new era of women is set to take over.

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