Two WWE matches get 5 stars; Barrett's offer to Rusev Submitted by Aaron Rift on 04/13/2018 at 09:37 AM
- Both the ladder match and Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa from NXT Takeover: New Orleans received a five-star rating by Dave Meltzer in his Wrestling Observer Newsletter. The Andrade "Cien" Almas vs. Johnny Gargano from January's NXT PPV also received a five-star rating. Prior to that, the last WWE match to receive a five-star rating was John Cena vs. CM Punk from the 2011 Money in the Bank PPV. As for this year's Wrestlemania, the highest rated match from Meltzer was Kurt Angle & Ronda Rousey vs. Triple H & Stephanie McMahon with a 4.25 star rating.
- Wade Barrett made an offer to his former League of Nations partner Rusev with the following tweet:
Bruce, if you still have the tank from Wrestlemania I would like to book you for @DEFIANTwres in Newcastle. No tank, no deal. Loved the tank gimmick. #Tank#Tanks