The road to the WrestleMania main event was a long and trecherous one for Sami Zayn.
From his early start as “Stevie McFly” in Quebec, to his travels around the world as El Generico, and his incredible WWE career as Sami Zayn, he has had a tumultuous career that has come with an incredible amount of twists and turns.
He signed for the WWE in 2013, and immediately became a beloved babyface in NXT. He became an NXT Champion and was one of the most beloved superstars in the companies history.
His journey on the main roster was much harder, but by his side all the way was Kevin Owens. However, that also included matches against his fellow Canadian, in one of the most heated feuds in WWE history.
In this article, we’ll talk you through the WrestleMania main event matches that Sami Zayn has taken part in, ranking them from the worst to the best.
Sami Zayn WrestleMania Main Events
Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens vs The Usos (WrestleMania 39 Night 2)
Sami Zayn wrestled in his first WrestleMania main event in 2023, 21 years after his debut in wrestling in a small town in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The huge victory in the main event of WrestleMania was the culmination of a multi-decade long story, that saw the pair go from the dank gyms in Montreal, all the way to the main event of WrestleMania.
From their tag teams and battles as Kevin Steen and El Generico, all the way to their triumph over The Usos, the two Canadian’s career have been intertwined, with this being the perfect way for them to end WrestleMania 39.
For only the second time, a tag team match was the last match of a WrestleMania show.
The first was at WrestleMania 1, when Hulk Hogan teamed with Mr T to take on Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff.
Sami Zayn teamed with Kevin Owens in the WrestleMania 39 Night 1 main event, which was Zayn’s first, and Kevin’s second, time in the last match on the show.
This is the last time Kevin Owens main evented WrestleMania, and this article will be updated if he main events any more WrestleMania events.
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After playing countless hours of WrestleMania X8 on the Gamecube, he discovered Rey Mysterio getting his head crushed by The Great Khali, and thus a love for professional wrestling was born.
He is also a Media Graduate, as well as writing for multiple sites about Premier League football and the culture of Wales – his home country.