But Balor would not go down without a fight, and after landing the Coup de Gras on Miz, he looked certain to snatch victory, only for his hesitation in pinning the champion allowing Rollins to hit him with a Curb Stomp to the back of Miz, before dishing out the same punishment to Miz and pinning him to claim the only remaining belt that The Architect had yet to win during his WWE career.

In the end, Styles had enough in the tank to avoid Nakamura’s Kinshasa attempt, roll him through and into the Styles Clash to pick up the win.

The pair had shown huge respect to each other since Nakamura won the Royal Rumble, and continued to do so after the bout as the Japanese knelt down and presented the victory with his title.

But while the main event flattered to deceive, Rousey made a splash on her in-ring debut.

Three years may not have been enough time for Lesnar and Reigns to form the chemistry they need to entertain, but Rousey certainly has that with Triple H and Stephanie Mc Mahon, and with Raw General manager Kurt Angle by her side, the ingredients for a cracking mixed tag were there for all to see.

Putting her Smackdown Women’s Championship on the line, Charlotte, clinched victory when she managed to lock in the Figure Eight to force Asuka into submitting, and the two embraced afterwards in a warming show of respect following a Wrestle Mania classic.

In the other women’s title match, Alexa Bliss received her comeuppance for her unrepentant bullying of Nia Jax as the Irresistible Force tore through the Wicked Witch of the WWE.

Having got rid of crony Mickie James before the match started, Jax threw former ‘friend’ Bliss around the ring like a ragdoll, and despite Bliss’ underhand efforts by repeatedly eye-gouging Jax, she clinched victory with a Samoan Drop from the second rope to win the Raw Women’s Championship for the first time.

Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn failed in their bid to regain their jobs despite trying every crafty trick in the book, with Shane Mc Mahon and Daniel Bryan somehow finding a way to conquer their rivals and trigger YEStle Mania II.

But with rumours circulating that Lesnar is on his way back to the UFC – a claim made by their president Dana White this week – fans appeared divided on whether to cheer on or boo the Beast Incarnate.

Reigns, greeted by the usual jeers that meet his entrance, was actually cheered on occasion, but the slow-burning match quickly turned the arena against them.

Rousey’s critics questioned whether she would really look like a professional wrestler in the ring, but they clearly forgot that the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion is no show pony, but a physical specimen.