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Madcap Moss wins WWE Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal

Moss won the battle royal by last eliminating Finn Balor.
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Madcap Moss is the winner of the 2022 Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.

The battle royal was the opening match of tonight's WrestleMania 38 go-home edition of SmackDown. The final four participants left in the match were Moss, United States Champion Finn Balor, NXT Champion Dolph Ziggler, and Robert Roode.

As Ziggler and Roode were working together to eliminate Balor, Moss came up and eliminated both Ziggler and Roode. Balor hit a slingblade and charged at Moss, but Moss moved out of the way and sent Balor out of the ring.

Moss got on the microphone after the match and claimed that he won the battle royal all by himself. Happy Corbin had gotten involved in the match at one point and tried to help Moss. It almost backfired at first, but Corbin then stopped Moss from getting eliminated. Corbin left during the match after arguing with Moss.

Moss called Andre the Giant his hero and said that Andre was beloved by everyone -- just like him. Moss then told a joke insulting the state of Texas: "What do you call a battle royal named after the smartest Texans around? A cattle royal."

This is the second straight year that the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal has taken place on the SmackDown before WrestleMania. Jey Uso won the battle royal last year.

Cesaro, Big Show, Corbin, Mojo Rawley, Matt Hardy, and Braun Strowman are also previous Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal winners.

Corbin is facing Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania 38 night one this Saturday.