- Above is video of new WWE Champion Randy Orton after his win over Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday. Orton says taking the title from Wyatt was something he'd been working towards as a part of his master plan. Orton says he took what was Wyatt's most prized possession, now Orton's most prized possession, and you can bet your ass that he's satisfied.
- As noted, Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy returned to WWE at WrestleMania 33 to capture the RAW Tag Team Titles in the Fatal 4 Way Ladder Match with Enzo Amore & Big Cass, Sheamus & Cesaro and former champions Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson. Former TNA President Dixie Carter congratulated WWE and tweeted the following on The Hardys' return:
- It was noted during the WrestleMania 33 broadcast that hosts The New Day were dressed as characters from the Final Fantasy XIV online game. WWE sent us the following details on the promotion:
WWE SUPERSTARS "THE NEW DAY" DRESS AS FINAL FANTASY XIV Online CHARACTERS IN GROUNDBREAKING WRESTLEMANIA 33 ENTRANCE
WWE Superstars Big E, Kofi Kingston, and Xavier Woods, all members of "The New Day" were part of an exciting kick off to WrestleMania 33 tonight at the Orlando Citrus Bowl as part of a partnership between WWE and Square Enix®, makers of the popular FINAL FANTASY® video game franchise.
The trio, who hosted WrestleMania, dressed as characters from critically acclaimed online game FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online in a one-of-a-kind, FINAL FANTASY-themed entrance to WrestleMania 33, WWE's biggest event of the year and pop culture spectacular that streamed live around the world on WWE Network.
Big E dressed as the Samurai, Xavier Woods as the Monk, and Kofi as the Red Mage entered riding their "POP-cycle" bike, which was styled with memorable FINAL FANTASY XIV Online characters – Moogles and Chocobos!
You can watch the entrance below.
WWE worked in collaboration with Square Enix to produce the entrance. Fans can go to www.ffxiv-freetrial.com/wwe to sign up for a free trial of the FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Game. Start your free trial today and join the 6 Million other players who have experienced the critically acclaimed game before the release of its next expansion. Releasing June 20th, FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood™ – continues the amazing story allowing players to "Join the Resistance" against the evil Garlean Empire.
More behind-the-scenes content from the making of this one-of-a-kind WrestleMania / Final Fantasy XIV Online entrance will be available in the coming months.