Dave Meltzer is a well-known journalist and historian who has dedicated his career to covering the world of professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. He is the founder and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a publication that has gained a reputation for providing reliable news, results, and analysis on the latest happenings in these industries. Meltzer’s expertise and in-depth reporting have made him a respected figure among fans, journalists, and industry insiders alike.
Recently, Meltzer released his star ratings for WrestleMania 39, an annual event that attracts wrestling fans from around the world. The event featured several matches, and Meltzer was particularly impressed with one match from each night, awarding them the highly coveted five-star rating. This rating is reserved for matches that are considered to be of exceptional quality, featuring outstanding performances, compelling storytelling, and impressive technical prowess.
Meltzer’s star ratings are eagerly anticipated by wrestling fans and industry insiders, as they provide valuable insight into the quality of matches and performers. His analysis is widely respected and has helped to shape the way that professional wrestling is perceived and discussed by fans and critics alike.
The Night 1 and 2 ratings can be found below.
- Austin Theory vs. John Cena – United States Title **1/4
- The Street Profits vs. Alpha Academy vs. Braun Strowman & Ricochet vs. The Viking Raiders – WrestleMania Showcase *** 3/4
- Seth Rollins vs Logan Paul **** 1/2
- Trish Stratus, Lita & Becky Lynch vs. Damage CTRL **3/4
- Rey Mysterio vs. Dominik ****
- Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair – SmackDown Women’s Title ****3/4
- Pat McAfee vs. The Miz *1/2
- Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn vs. The Usos – Undisputed Tag Team Titles *****
Here’s Meltzer’s star ratings for Night 2 of WrestleMania 39:
Brock Lesnar vs. Omos ***
Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler vs. Natalya & Shotzi vs. Raquel Rodriguez & Liv Morgan vs. Sonya Deville & Chelsea Green – WrestleMania Showcase ** 1/2
Gunther vs. Sheamus vs. Drew McIntyre – Intercontinental Title *****
Bianca Belair vs. Asuka – Raw Women’s Title ***3/4
Snoop Dogg/Shane McMahon vs. The Miz *
Edge vs. Finn Balor (Hell In A Cell) ***3/4
Roman Reigns vs. Cody Rhodes – Undisputed WWE Universal Title ****1/2