WWE Superstar Spectacle Highlights: Hello and welcome to our coverage of the WWE India 2023 Live event from Hyderabad on Friday. The World Wrestling Entertainment is back in India after a long time as it is massive for fans across the country. WWE has a massive fanbase across India as people admire the wrestlers from every generation. The premium event was first hosted in India back in 2017. Several megastars including legendary John Cena will be live in action as he will team up with WWE Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins for a tag team match against Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci.
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And that’s the end of the show as the fans finally got to enjoy the WWE live event in India after 6 years. Watching John Cena in action was a treat for every fan present in the arena. The WWE wrestlers put up a show here
John Cena cuts a promo. Thank You Cena chants in the arena.
Double pin combo as John Cena hits his signature AA on Vinci and Seth Rollins with a Falcon Arrow on Kaiser. Win for Cena and Rollins.
Rollins on a roll as he takes on both Kaiser and Vinci with a double drop kicks both the imperium members and then hits a middle rope torpedo to Kaiser. Goes for the frog splash but is held up by Vinci and Imperium make a comeback. Kaiser on the assault on Rollins. Cena desperate for a tag on the outside.
Kaiser comes.in off the tag from Vinci and Kaiser mocks Rollins’ theme song to irate the crowd who are giving it back to him. Kaiser measuring up John Cena and proceeds to mock the you can’t see me gesture and Kaiser drawing.in proper heat
Seth Rollins starts the match with Vinci and he makes a quick tag to John Cena and the fans are elated once again. Vinci and Cena are now going at each other.
The roof of Gachibowli Indoor Stadium is gone off, What a reception for the 16-time world champion and to current heavyweight champion Rollins as well. And the adulation continues. The Indian fans have been waiting for this moment for many years – to see Cena fight here is a delight for everyone.
And the moment everyone was waiting for – Seth freaking Rollins with a grand entrance and then comes, to a raucous loud cheer – John Cena.
It’s time for the main event as Imperium’s Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci make their way to the middle to face JOHN CENA and SETH ROLLINS!
And just like that Rhea Ripley delivers the Riptide for the win and Natalya succumbs to another loss at the hands of the judgement day’s nightmare. Ripley extends her dominance for the world title as Judgement Day’s domination also continues.
Natalya reverses with a quick snap suplex and the crowd starts the suplex city… suplex city… chants – It seems like fans are missing Brock Lesnar.
And finally, the referee orders to ring the bell and Rhea Ripley is all over Natalya. She has been one of the most dominant champions in recent times.
Rhea Ripley off the blocks quickly with a cheap shot to Natalya and the punishment continues as the champion takes the match outside the ring. The crowd is behind Ripley as they are chanting Mami… Mami… here.
The next fight is for the Women’s World Championship between holder Rhea Ripley and Natalya.
The great Khali issues an open challenge for a fight, let’s see whether we will see him back in the action after a long time.
The biggest WWE superstar from India – The Great Khali is here.
Bronn Breaker with a spear beats Odessey Jones. The fight didn’t last long as Breaker didn’t waste much time to earn a win here.
The break is over and now we have Bronn Breaker vs Odyssey Jones line-up for the action.
The crowd chanting CM Punk in the middle as it seems like the former WWE wrestler still has a big fanbase in India despite quitting the company years ago.
Gunther goes up top and with a crushing splash has the pin on Shanky. Win for Gunther the longest-reigning Intercontinental champion – the dominating run continues.
Meanwhile, Becky Lynch, who was also supposed to be part of the event, missed her flight to India for the WWE Superstar Spectacle in Hyderabad, owing to a ‘tear’ in her passport. Lynch, real name Rebecca Quinn, took micro-blogging site ’X’ (formerly known as Twitter) to confirm the news.
“I’m sorry to all the fans in Hyderabad, India. I was so excited to perform for you – but as there was a tiny tear in my passport l have not been allowed to board my flight. @qatarairwaysv,” Quinn posted and later confirmed in another post that she will be missing the event by reposting a Twitter user’s post.
WWE Superstar Spectacle is set to take place at the GMC Balayogi Indoor Stadium (Gachibowli Indoor Stadium), Hyderabad, India, on Friday, September 8, 2023. This will mark the first live event to take place in India since 2017 and the first-ever WWE live event to be held in Hyderabad.
John Cena and Seth Rollins vs Ludwig Kaiser and Giovanni Vinci – Tag Team Match
John Cena has been the face of the WWE for over two decades now. He recently made a return to WWE’s SmackDown roster after staying out of the promotion for a long period. Cena will be joining forces with the World Heavyweight Champion, Seth Rollins in his first ever wrestling match in India.
Veer Mahan and Sanga vs Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens
While the Indus Sher were previously expected to take on Zayn and Owens in a Tag Team titles match, since the pair lost their undisputed championship belts to the Judgement Day’s Finn Balor and Damian Priest, the Indian duo will lock horns with Zayn and Owens in a non-title clash. Jinder Mahal is also expected to be at ringside with the Indian wrestlers.
Rhea Ripley (champion) vs Natalya – World Women’s Championship Match
World Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley will be putting her title on the line at WWE Superstar Spectacle 2023. Ripley will be taking on Natalya whom she has already faced twice during her title reign, winning both matches.