Seven professional wrestling matches were scheduled on the event's card and one pre-show match was streamed on the WWE Network.Daniel Bryan defeated Triple H in the first match on the main show to qualify for the triple threat main event match, where he defeated Batista and defending champion Randy Orton to become the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.WWE claimed .9 million in ticket revenue for Wrestle Mania XXX and estimated a 2.2 million economic impact on New Orleans. On August 12, travel packages for Wrestle Mania XXX went on sale, which included tickets to Wrestle Mania, hotel room accommodation, and other activities including Wrestle Mania Axxess, the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, and the next Raw; the cheapest package cost 5 per person.

While Lesnar signed the contract for a match at Wrestle Mania with The Undertaker as his opponent, The Undertaker accepted Lesnar's challenge by stabbing Lesnar with a pen and chokeslamming him through a table.

Wyatt was motivated by a desire to end "this era of lies", beginning with Cena, because he wanted to expose to the world that Cena being an upholder of all that is moral and good and right was merely a hollow illusion.

On the March 17 episode of Raw, Triple H voiced his frustrations over Orton and Batista, then changed the stipulation of his own match, guaranteeing that the winner between him and Bryan would be added to the WWE World Heavyweight championship match, thus assuring a triple threat match for the title.

On the February 24 episode of Raw, Brock Lesnar and his manager Paul Heyman voiced their complaints about Lesnar not being in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at Wrestle Mania.

"When [Vince Mc Mahon] had HHH call Bryan a B player, that is because Vince saw Bryan that way.

Vince was just going to screw Bryan in the storylines and then push him down the card.

Since June, Bryan had been praised as one of the top performers in WWE by critics and veterans of the professional wrestling industry, At the event, Bryan defeated John Cena to win his first WWE Championship with Triple H as the special guest referee.

After the match, Triple H turned heel by attacking Bryan, which directly led to Orton using his Money in the Bank title opportunity for an immediate title shot.

Bryan once again challenged Orton for the vacant championship at Hell in a Cell; Triple H interfered in the match and was attacked by Bryan, resulting in special guest referee Shawn Michaels attacking Bryan, which led to Orton capturing the WWE Championship again.

and promptly won the 2014 Royal Rumble match for a slot in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at Wrestle Mania XXX.

Orton pinned a downed Bryan to capture the WWE Championship.