The final single branded pay-per-view of the newest model spilt period was definitely entertaining, but additionally gave us extra solutions to what to anticipate at this 12 months’s WrestleMania…
Shinsuke Nakamura kicked-off Fastlane with a victory over Rusev, and now is aware of it should certainly be AJ Types he faces for the WWE Title in New Orleans subsequent month. Types fought off 5 different males in John Cena, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn and Baron Corbin to retain his WWE Championship and formally make the dream match between him and Nakamura a actuality.
As for the remainder of the sector within the nights most important occasion, having seen Shane McMahon as soon as once more stick his nostril into Zayn and Owens’ enterprise, it appears a last blow-off to this patchy feud will occur on the present of reveals subsequent month. Whereas John Cena left Ohio final night time with no clear path to WrestleMania, which certainly can solely imply that he’s destined for a date with The Undertaker at this 12 months’s occasion.
Maybe the largest headline of the night time got here by the best way of SmackDown Ladies’s title image. Having seen off Ruby Riott on the night time, champion Charlotte Aptitude was then met with a problem from Uncooked Famous person Asuka at WrestleMania. The undefeated Empress of Tomorrow formally cashing in her Royal Rumble win and selecting to face SmackDown champ Aptitude on WWE’s largest stage of all of them.
Elsewhere there was a US Title win for Randy Orton over Bobby Roode with some post-match interplay from Jinder Mahal, which suggests the three of them might be headed for a Triple-threat for the US Crown. As effectively may the SmackDown Tag Workforce titles after The Bludgeon Brothers interfered in The Usos and The New Day title match.
Full outcomes for Fastlane 2018
Breezango and Tye Dillinger defeated Mojo Rawley, Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin
Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Rusev w/Aiden English
Randy Orton defeated Bobby Roode to change into the brand new United States Champion
Natalya and Carmella defeated Becky Lynch and Naomi
The Usos vs. The New Day led to a No Contest
Charlotte Aptitude defeated Ruby Riott to retain the SmackDown Ladies’s Championship
AJ Types defeated John Cena, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Championship