PPV Fusion: Fastlane 2017

by on 6th March 2017

The 2017 WWE Fastlane Pay-Per-View starts with a video hyping the matches to take place later on in the night, followed by a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match and Sami Zayn taking on Samoa Joe in a match which sees Joe get the victory, when he applies the Coquina Clutch to Zayn and the referee calls for the bell to declare Joe the winner.

After a backstage interview with Bayley about her upcoming match, which also features an appearance from Nia Jax, Enzo Amore and Big Cass are pitted against Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson in a match for the Raw Tag Team Championship.

The match sees Anderson get the victory for his team to retain the titles, when he takes advantage of Amore’s distraction upon re-entering the ring and hits him with a knee before covering him for the 3-count. It is not without controversy however, as Amore puts his foot on the rope and Gallows pushes it off before the referee can see it, thus letting the referee make the count unaware of what happened.

After an interaction backstage involving Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon conversing by phone, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Nia Jax goes against Sasha Banks in a match which sees Sasha get the victory, when she rolls up Nia and extends it into a pinning bridge for the 3-count.

After a video recapping a backstage interaction during the Kickoff (Pre-Show) involving Jinder Mahal, Rusev, Lana and Mick Foley, Jinder Mahal and Rusev (accompanied by Lana) make their separate ways to the ring but before they can decide amongst themselves which one of them will face a mystery opponent, they end up trading blows with each other instead, brawling in and around the ring.

Mahal gets the better of the exchange and his opponent is quickly revealed as Cesaro (accompanied by Sheamus). The match sees Cesaro get the victory, when he takes advantage of Mahal’s momentary distraction upon spotting Rusev back on his feet, and Cesaro hits Mahal an uppercut for the victory.

Afterwards, Rusev re-enters the ring and beats down Mahal until The Big Show’s music hits to reveal him as Rusev’s opponent. The match sees Show get the victory, when he hits Rusev with three chokeslams in a row and follows it up with a K.O Punch for the 3-count.

After a video hyping that WrestleMania is 28 days away, a backstage interview with Kevin Owens, a video hyping Austin Aries, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Jack Gallagher takes on Neville in a match for the Cruiserweight Championship.

The match sees Neville get the victory and retain his title, when he hits Gallagher with a Red Arrow for the 3-count.

After a video hyping the upcoming release of The Jetsons and WWE on DVD and Digital Download, a video promoting WWE Shop, a backstage interview with Paul Heyman, a segment involving “The New Day” Big E, Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods and ice cream, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Roman Reigns is pitted against Braun Strowman.

The match sees Reigns get the victory, avoids Strowman’s diving splash attempt and follows it up with a spear for the 3-count.

After a video hyping the next episode of WWE Ride Along immediately following the upcoming episode of Monday Night Raw, a backstage interaction involving Mick Foley and Samoa Joe, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Charlotte Flair (accompanied by Dana Brooke to the stage, before being ordered to leave) goes against Bayley in a match for the Raw Women’s Championship.

The match sees Bayley get the victory and retain her title, when she hits Charlotte with a Bayley-to-Belly for the 3-count.

After a video recapping the events involving Seth Rollins and Triple H on the previous episode of Monday Night Raw, hyping a look at Seth Rollins’ rehab to be shown on the upcoming episode of Raw, and a video recapping the events that led to the upcoming match, Goldberg takes on Kevin Owens in a match for the WWE Universal Championship.

The match sees Goldberg get the victory, when he takes advantage of Owens being distracted by Chris Jericho’s music hitting and Jericho making his way out, and hits Owens with a Spear followed by a Jackhammer for the 3-count to become the new WWE Universal Champion.

Goldberg celebrates at ringside, as Fastlane goes off the air.

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Discovering WCW Monday Nitro in the 1990s, he has been hooked on wrestling ever since, later going on to also discover WWF (now WWE), ECW and numerous independent promotions.

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