TJRWrestling WWE Fastlane 2023 Preview – TJR Wrestling

It’s time for WWE Fastlane with John Cena & LA Knight going through Jimmy Uso & Solo Sikoa together with Seth Rollins going through Shinsuke Nakamura yet another time.

John: The WWE Fastlane card had 5 matches introduced going into Smackdown this week. I do know that WWE likes to solely have six or seven matches on PLE occasions, however for my part, they need to have the entire card introduced by the top of Monday’s Uncooked. That they had a full month to construct this card, so they need to have the ability to have it totally introduced practically a full week earlier than the present.

Fastlane has an honest lineup though, like Payback final month, it’s a little bit of a step down from the extra main WWE PLE reveals. With that stated, this could be the most effective 12 months ever for WWE PPV/PLE reveals, so even when my anticipation moving into is decrease than typical, I believe it’ll nonetheless be an excellent evening of motion.

Becoming a member of me for the preview are TJRWrestling writers Joel McIntyre, Matthew Fowler, Kelly Dishnow, Marcus Madison, Alex Podgorski and Kristian Thompson.

Marc: On Saturday, October seventh, WWE presents Fastlane. A pay-per-view that was sandwiched between Royal Rumble and WrestleMania has seen a brand new place and has a lot fewer matches slated to happen than up to now. We’ll see a way more aggressive and harsh facet to the Road Earnings than we’ve ever seen earlier than and a fast-paced WWE Ladies’s Championship match as properly. There are some things to be enthusiastic about. Let’s get on with it.

Kristian: There have been some fairly uninspiring PPV playing cards from all wrestling firms as of late. The reveals all turned out advantageous and, resulting from being loyal followers, we nonetheless watch all of them anyway however there is a component of ‘followers will watch something these days’ from the Artistic groups at current. There’s no clearer instance of this than Fastlane 2023 – 5 matches (as of penning this), no Roman Reigns once more and two matches that you may simply have as your foremost occasion from Uncooked or SmackDown.

(Please Be aware: We wrote this preview earlier than Smackdown happened.)


Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins) vs. LWO – Rey Mysterio, Santos Escobar & ???

Joel: I truly assume the thriller companion finally ends up being Dragon Lee. It could be bizarre seeing Wilde or Del Toro as they’re a part of the tag staff. By having Rey and Santos on this, it tells me that the thriller companion is somebody not at the moment in LWO and Dragon Lee makes probably the most sense given what occurred on Smackdown final week. Carlito is one other risk however I’m sticking with Dragon Lee.

The match goes to be superior, I believe. Lashley’s group simply shaped and that is their first official PLE as a bunch so I believe you gotta give them the win right here. Lashley spears Rey for the pin.

Winners: Lashley/Road Earnings

Matthew: The “Harm Enterprise 2.0” faction of Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings are simply beginning to choose up some steam. On the opposite facet of the ring, it feels solely like a matter of time earlier than Santos Escobar activates his mentor Rey Mysterio. As a consequence of each of these items, this one feels simple to foretell. I anticipate Lashley and The Road Earnings to get the win, with Escobar attacking Mysterio after the match.

Winner: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings

Kelly: This must be an impressive match. I actually like the brand new edge that the Road Earnings have gained since pairing up with Lashley. This match will solidify the Earnings heel flip. I’m actually concerned with seeing what a heel flip can do for the Earnings. I believe that they’ll excel in that position, including some further depth to their characters. As for the LWO, they’re merely right here to place the Earnings heel flip over. I believe both Wilde or Del Toro will take the pinfall.

Winners: Bobby Lashley and the Road Earnings

Marc: As of this writing, there has but to be an announcement of which three of the LWO are teaming on this match. But when final week was any indication, Wilde could also be out of motion, leaving Del Toro to possible be the third man within the match. And whereas there was no indication of any betrayal of Santos on Rey, it’s onerous to consider how a lot he’s compromised all out of respect for his mentor. It’s usually forgotten how a lot Escobar has stepped apart for Rey’s sake.

Followers neglect he comes from a wrestling lineage as properly. He can simply be seen because the one in his household that defeated the good Rey. However on his evening, something exterior of a win by the ALL-MIGHTY PROFITS is not possible to see.

Winners: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings

Alex: It looks like this match is meant to offer extra momentum to the Road Earnings and make them right into a extra compelling and credible staff. The LWO and Mysterio particularly are ready the place they will lose with out struggling critical profession setbacks so it makes excellent sense to have the staff that’s moving into a brand new path win so see if this inventive shift has any real advantage.

Winners: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins)

Kristian: I like the mix of Lashley and the Earnings. Lashley with anybody is nice and I’m glad to see him again on TV in a semi-prominent place. The LWO have been constantly enjoyable since their inception/ reincarnation and the transition of Escobar and pals from NXT to SmackDown has been seamless. I anticipate this to open the present to pop the group and be a chaotic 15-minute, athletic contest. I don’t assume there’s a lot doubt who’s profitable although, as there shouldn’t be.

Winners: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings

John: This must be an excellent match that has been constructed up properly primarily based on interactions over current weeks. I favored the story about how Lashley was mad that Dawkins didn’t reap the benefits of an affordable shot by Lashley throughout a tag staff match and Rey was in a position to win. Since then, The Road Earnings have had extra of an edge. I believe The Road Earnings will thrive on this position. The LWO is enjoyable to look at, they’ll have terrific matches and I believe they lose right here.

It could be a shock if Lashley and The Road Earnings misplaced their first match as a trio.

Winners: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings

WWE Ladies’s Championship: IYO SKY (c) vs. Charlotte Aptitude vs. Asuka

Joel: WWE certain does love their Charlotte triple risk matches. I believe Iyo’s reign continues as a result of I believe both Kairi or a returning Bianca will likely be her subsequent challenger. The match will likely be good. Since Iyo pinned Asuka just lately, I’m going to go along with Charlotte taking the pin right here.

Winner: Iyo Sky

Matthew: IYO SKY has solely been the WWE Ladies’s Champion for slightly over a month, and already has to defend her title towards two of the best ladies’s wrestlers of all time. This has the potential of being a terrific match, with all three of those ladies being wonderful within the ring. As beforehand talked about, SKY simply received this title a short time in the past at SummerSlam. Subsequently, I don’t see her shedding it so rapidly right here, along with her efficiently defending the title after a terrific match.

Winner: IYO SKY

Kelly: Now we have to shoehorn in Charlotte into this match as a result of yeah. I don’t assume WWE will ever give us the correct IYO SKY/Asuka title feud that we deserve. What we must always get is Charlotte and Asuka placing over the brand new champion and making her look good. However, to try this, Charlotte must drop out of the title image and WWE would have zero clue what to do along with her then. I’m choosing the champ to retain as a result of it’s too quickly to take the title off of her.

Winner: IYO SKY

Marc: Because the WWE Ladies’s Championship world turns, so goes the title reign of IYO SKY. Throughout this time, followers have seen Bayley manipulate this whole reign and be her ‘buddy’ however do issues that jeopardize her title. It’s this that’s what is standing out probably the most concerning the making of this match. So, whereas sometimes having Aptitude tied to the title, on this case, it might be slightly totally different. Now we have Asuka, who’s as a lot of a risk for this title as Aptitude or SKY. However Bayley’s involvement usually makes us marvel, with pals like this, who wants enemies? For now, a SKY title retention could also be all we have to present simply how good she is regardless of Bayley’s involvement. May this be after we see Kairi Sane make her long-awaited return to help her buddy IYO?

Winner: AND STILL WWE Ladies’s Champion, IYO SKY

Alex: Though Asuka is a good wrestler and Charlotte is, properly, Charlotte, I don’t see any actual purpose for a title change proper now. The story has been that Bayley accepted this match and the triple risk stipulation on Sky’s behalf, which angered Sky. Thus, I predict that Bayley will intrude within the match indirectly, both as a distraction behind the ref’s again (or after the dreaded ref bump) to maintain the title in Injury CRTL’s palms.

Winner and STILL WWE Ladies’s Champion: IYO SKY

Kristian: I’ll be trustworthy. Something with construct up that includes Charlotte Aptitude (promos, in-ring segments, movies) doesn’t encourage me. She’s nonetheless superb within the ring, however you possibly can’t assist however really feel each time she’s within the ring that she’s going to win. That’s most likely the purpose, however she’s beginning to really feel like the feminine model of John Cena circa 2005-2010. They had been darkish days of wrestling, of us! Asuka has felt like she’s misplaced a variety of steam since shedding the championship. Iyo is doing a terrific job and I anticipate her to win, however don’t be shocked if Charlotte wins her 129th championship on Saturday.

Winner AND STILL WWE Ladies’s Champion: Iyo Sky

John: The story right here has been fairly lazy by the inventive staff. We additionally simply had the Asuka-Aptitude-Belair triple risk match at SummerSlam two months in the past. Doing one other triple risk match with two of the three ladies within the match is weak reserving. With that stated, we all know the match high quality might be going to be nice. I’m simply saying they may have completed a significantly better job of constructing this match.

I’ll go along with Sky retaining as a result of it’s early in her title reign, however any time Charlotte is in a title match it’s not a nasty concept to choose her. This is also a spot the place Bianca Belair returns and if that’s the case then she may cost a little Sky the win (Injury CTRL tookout Belair in a backstage phase), so that might result in Charlotte turning into the champion. Simply throwing that concept on the market too.

Winner: IYO SKY

Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Championships: The Judgment Day – Finn Balor & Damian Priest (c) vs. Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso

Joel: It’s bizarre seeing Jimmy and Jey in tag matches on the identical present and never with one another. This might go considered one of two methods. Cody and Jey win to offer Cody an excuse to be on Smackdown with Roman or The Judgment Day win to additional the feud for Survivor Sequence. I’m going with The Judgment Day right here. I don’t see them breaking Jey out on his personal simply to offer him the tag titles once more so shortly after.

Winners: The Judgment Day

Matthew: Cody Rhodes and Jey Uso are an odd pairing, with them not doing a lot collectively to earn a tag title shot. Nonetheless, this match must be superb, and has an intriguing story behind it. With Each Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa being on this card as properly, I imagine this could possibly be when the WWE begins the construct towards the Rhodes and Reigns rematch. I anticipate Jimmy Uso and Sikoa to intrude and price their brother and Rhodes the match and the titles.

Winners: The Judgment Day

Kelly: This can be a onerous one to foretell. The Judgment Day has simply been so closely dominant that they need to retain their titles. Important Occasion Jey Uso and Cody Rhodes might use a signature win proper now. No matter what occurs, it will likely be our arrange for WarGames at both Crown Jewel or Survivor Sequence. I anticipate everyone and their brother to do a run-in in some unspecified time in the future so the Judgment Day can retain.

Winners: The Judgment Day

Marc: I can’t take a look at Cody Rhodes and assume he’s like a spiritual prophet along with his arms outstretched saying, ‘Son, come suck from my nectar beneath my tree of affection.’ He’s all forgiving. He’s all loving. He’s all welcoming. No marvel Jey needs to point out his thanks! I might, too, if somebody wished me to make issues work out properly with me. Add to this desirous to show he could make it with out his brother or cousin, and this match can also be important to Jey Uso. Whereas they’re unlikely to win, Cody will possible transfer to SmackDown.

We possible have a match being arrange for Survivor Sequence with Rhodes, Uso, Owens, and Zayn towards Priest, Balor, Mysterio, and McDonough. However within the meantime, Uso and Rhodes might put up an excellent battle, however The Judgment Day stroll out the winners.

Winners: AND STILL Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Champions, The Judgment Day

Alex: There’s no purpose to anticipate a title change right here. The one purpose Cody and Jey are teaming collectively is as a result of Cody remains to be suspicious is Jey and doesn’t know if he – or anybody else on RAW – can belief him, given his historical past with The Bloodline. So it stands to purpose that story ought to proceed with a loss to the champions and a tag staff implosion. It would look like a predictable path, however it is smart. Cody begins combating Jey, resulting in a singles match between them. Cody learns how the Usos wrestle and makes use of that have to organize himself for subsequent 12 months when he HOPES TO end the story with Roman Reigns…that’s, until The Rock decides to face his cousin at WrestleMania 40 as a substitute.

Winners and STILL WWE Tag Workforce Champions: The Judgment Day – Finn Balor & Damian Priest

Kristian: That is most likely probably the most attention-grabbing match on the cardboard, by way of reserving the end of the match. I’m glad it’s not one other multi-man match involving the Judgment Day as a result of that feels just like the final 30-minutes of each Monday evening these days. Jey is attempting to determine himself as somebody who may be trusted and also you simply have to offer Cody a match so why not a tag title one? He’s type of simply treading water, by way of feuds, however the followers lap up something that he does. He’s a superb performer and I hope he will get his massive Mania second.

I believe Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn come out to even the chances, after Dominik Mysterio and JD McDonagh intrude, with KO unintentionally costing Jey Uso the win. I believe that’s the easiest way to maintain the stress going. I believe a Triple Risk between these two groups and Zayn/Owens could be one thing magical. I believe they’ll go along with WarGames in November although, in order that could be saved for one more time.

Winners AND STILL Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Champions: The Judgment Day

John: I doubt many individuals would choose Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso on this match. I believe the frequent feeling is that The Judgment Day received these titles one month in the past and we’re in an period the place title reigns are usually lengthy, so the champions ought to retain. Cody & Jey aren’t a full time staff, so perhaps there will likely be communications and dishonest from The Judgment Day to discover a solution to win. I really feel like it will likely be an excellent and even nice match between 4 proficient veterans who know tips on how to placed on a robust efficiency in a PLE setting.

As has been talked about above, it certain looks like a WarGames match is coming with The Judgment Day’s Priest, Balor, Dominik Mysterio, JD McDonagh and yet another individual towards the babyfaces of Uncooked like Cody, Jey, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn and yet another person who could possibly be Seth Rollins. Drew McIntyre might actually become involved as properly.

Winners: The Judgment Day – Finn Balor & Damian Priest

World Heavyweight Championship – Final Man Standing Match: Seth “Freakin” Rollins (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

Joel: This feud has actually picked up over the previous few weeks. Nakamura has rejuvenated his profession and Seth has completed nice because the weak Champion. I believe Seth Rollins defeats Shinsuke right here. Who walks out with the title is determined by the Tag Title match to me. If The Judgment Day lose the tag titles, I totally anticipate Priest to money in right here.

If The Judgment Day retain, I don’t see a money in. I can’t see Priest cashing in whereas nonetheless Tag Champion. Since I picked The Judgment Day to retain, I’m going with Seth right here.

Winner: Seth Rollins

Matthew: I’ve little question each these males will work onerous, and beat the crap out of one another. I don’t see a lot of an opportunity of Nakamura profitable, with this possible being the ultimate match within the feud between the 2.

Essentially the most intriguing factor about this match may very well be what occurs after it, with it seeming like a terrific alternative for Damien Priest to cash-in. I’ll predict that precisely will occur, with Rollins profitable the match however then shedding the title to Priest a couple of minutes later.

Winner: Seth “Freakin” Rollins, however loses the title to Damien Priest a couple of minutes later

Kelly: I’ve been actually having fun with this feud between Nakamura and Rollins. Nakamura has been good in focusing the entire consideration to the true life accidents of Seth Rollins’s again. Maybe that is to offer it slightly bit extra of a UFC like really feel? I’ve been liking it to date. I believe Rollins will maintain on to the World Heavyweight Championship till he can’t go anymore. Rollins ought to squeak out the win right here.

I doubt the feud continues past right here, however you may perhaps get one other match out of it. I don’t anticipate Damian Priest to money in Cash within the Financial institution till after WarGames proper now.

Winner: Seth “Freakin” Rollins

Marc: If something can come of this feud, it’s how the WWE FINALLY made Shinsuke Nakamura the primary occasion risk he at all times was in Japan. Whereas his English lacks his skillset as a competitor, his allure and charisma are off the charts. Rollins is one other stable employee with all the power on the earth to retain the championship.

That’s if he does win the championship. Rollins might lose the title on this evening and never even to Nakamura. If he loses it, will it’s due to Nakamura or Senor Cash within the Financial institution, Damien Priest? There could also be an try, and Priest does seem at ringside, however I believe he’ll want extra time to money in, though he might tease that he’ll. Regardless of any and all threats coming Seth’s manner, I don’t see him shedding. That’s, not till a minimum of the Royal Rumble.

Winner: AND STIL World Heavyweight Champion, Seth’ Freakin’ Rollins

Alex: This match might go both manner since there’s compelling causes for both man to stroll out as champion. The logical conclusion to this match could be for Nakamura to win since he has destroyed Seth’s again time and again for weeks and Rollins has been left mendacity most of the time. In the meantime the emotional conclusion could be for Rollins to win as a result of WWE loves a rise-above-adversity archetype and Rollins suits that invoice on this story. I might wish to see Nakamura win simply to show that each one of his assaults truly meant one thing; if he did all of that work solely to lose then why would anybody ever take him critically as a risk sooner or later?

I don’t assume a cash-in would make sense proper now as a result of the Judgment Day simply fastened the Dominik not having a title drawback earlier this week and it’s too early to start one other faction fracture storyline. Let the Judgment Day proceed their run of dominance in order that the eventual infighting can truly imply one thing.

Winner and NEW World Heavyweight Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura (NO MITB Money-in)

Kristian: I actually get pleasure from Shinsuke Nakamura as a wrestler, however I’ve had a tough time shopping for into the truth that he’s a reputable challenger, regardless of him truly being constructed up properly throughout this feud. I don’t assume it’s a feud that’s wanted three matches, that’s for certain. I believe Rollins will win however it’s a match kind that you may give the win to Nakamura with out hurting Rollins. I believe Rollins strikes on to one thing else quickly, however I’m undecided who against- perhaps Priest? Or he might money in right here? Possibly!

Winner: Seth Rollins

John: The construct has been nice since Payback when Rollins beat Nakamura, however Nakamura was the one which walked away whereas Rollins wanted assist. It has made Nakamura appear to be a lethal, heartless heel along with his repeated assaults on Seth’s again in addition to the feedback about how he needs to make the remainder of Seth’s life tough. That provides it extra of a private really feel when you’ve gotten Nakamura mentioning Seth’s spouse (hey Becky Lynch) and daughter.

I believe a Damian Priest MITB cash-in on Rollins is actually possiblesince it’s going to be an extended, grueling match the place Seth takes a beating for many of it. If there was a cash-in then it might be popping out of nowhere because it hasn’t been teased for over one month. I’m not predicting it. I simply assume it’s a perhaps.

Whereas I do assume Nakamura has been constructed properly and could be a viable World Heavyweight Champion, I don’t assume it’s going to be him to place an finish to Seth’s title reign. I believe Drew McIntyre is more than likely to be that man in a couple of months. I’ll go along with Seth to retain in what must be a terrific, chaotic match.

Winner: Seth Rollins

John Cena & LA Knight vs. Jimmy Uso & Solo Sikoa

Joel: I believe the Jimmy Uso story has actually began to return into focus the previous few weeks. It’s clear now that he screwed Jey not as a result of he didn’t need him to be corrupted however as a result of Jimmy needs to be the Tribal Chief. And I believe Solo and Heyman are on to it. LA Knight is in a giant spot right here. The largest of his profession. I believe LA Knight and John Cena win after LA Knight hits the BFT on Jimmy Uso. No different final result is smart right here. You need to show that Knight can maintain his personal in the primary occasions. That is the way you do it. Setting Knight up for an eventual match with Reigns.

Winners: John Cena and LA Knight

Matthew: If there was ever any doubt that the WWE is now totally aboard the LA Knight prepare, it has been put to relaxation with him getting the rub from Cena right here. LA Knight ought to proceed on his meteoric rise right here, by getting the win for his staff. I don’t see some other ending for this PPV apart from Cena celebrating with Knight in entrance of a really comfortable crowd.

Winners: LA Knight and John Cena

Kelly: This match simply seems like it’s arrange only for Jimmy to lose. Cena possible isn’t sticking round past Survivor Sequence. Him teaming up with LA Knight could be a good way to offer Knight a rub. I might see this ending with Knight pinning Jimmy after a pleasant tag staff sequence with Cena. I believe Jimmy thinks he’s nonetheless in The Bloodline however actually isn’t. This simply seems like filler till Roman comes again.

Winners: John Cena and LA Knight (yeah)

Marc: It’s nice to see that Knight’s time to be elevated is now. Having him staff with somebody who received’t be there in a few weeks makes me marvel who could have Knight’s again then? Will it’s a risk for the USA Championship? Will he be engaged in a feud with Concept or Grayson Waller? Many questions are requested after this match, however for the match, it’s a query extra about why.

Whereas Cena is the one being attacked by The Bloodline, the query is, why does this finally matter to them? Roman Reigns has nothing to do with this alternate, and his absence has slowed The Bloodline storyline down. I can’t get totally behind it regardless of the way it helps LA Knight within the quick time period, and he’s working with Cena.

Winners: John Cena and LA Knight

Alex: This must be a lavatory commonplace main-event fashion match that will likely be extra concerning the star energy of the individuals concerned than any in-ring high quality. The one function this match serves is for Cena to offer LA Knight the most important rub doable and make it crystal clear that he’s getting THE push to develop into THE man.

I don’t anticipate a lot something distinctive out of this, however it can nonetheless have loads of massive pops and your typical entertainment-driven match. I simply hope that WWE doesn’t begin micromanaging Knight as the brand new babyface in the identical day they did with Reigns in 2014 and early 2015 and he began shedding his natural recognition as he started being became what Cena aptly described as a company bootleg. What he has completed to date has been nice and there’s no must deviate or change what isn’t damaged.

Winners: John Cena & LA Knight

Kristian: I perceive that John Cena is a big title within the trade and that they’re attempting to raise LA Knight to a main-event degree, however that is solely a PPV foremost occasion due to the Peacock Subscription/WWE Community. There wouldn’t be a considerable amount of individuals who would pay no matter PPVs are in North America these days, whereas if it’s $10.99 Australian right here then it’s manageable since you get the remainder of the month’s content material included.

It feels extra like the primary occasion of a SmackDown present. I believe the match will nonetheless be superb, however it doesn’t give be the ‘massive battle’ really feel. LA will get the rub and pin Solo. Jimmy as a foremost eventer isn’t having the identical affect as his brother on Uncooked, however hopefully that modifications over time.

Winners: John Cena & LA Knight

John: It is going to be attention-grabbing to see how a lot John Cena truly wrestles on this match. In a tag staff match, I can see LA Knight because the face in peril for many of it resulting in Cena getting the recent tag. If Cena is ready to do extra than simply stand on the apron for many of it then it will likely be a greater match. I don’t anticipate an excellent lengthy match over 20 minutes, however one thing round quarter-hour is actually doable.

Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa had been in the primary occasion of a PLE on reverse sides simply three months in the past and now they’re teaming up.The entire story has been about Jimmy forcing his manner again into The Bloodline whereas attempting to show he deserves his spot within the group. I believe what we’ll see right here is Jimmy making a mistake like a superkick on Solo after which Knight hits Jimmy with BFT for the win. This might actually result in Knight towards Roman Reigns at Crown Jewel and Survivor Sequence subsequent month. I’d be shocked if Cena & Knight misplaced.

Winners: John Cena & LA Knight



The Match I’m Wanting Ahead To The Most

Joel: John Cena & LA Knight vs. The Bloodline

Matthew: IYO SKY vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Aptitude

Kelly: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings vs. LWO

Marc: Undisputed WWE Tag Workforce Championship – The Judgment Day vs. Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso.

Alex: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Kristian: The Judgment Day vs. Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso.

John: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura as a result of I believe it will likely be the most effective match.


The Match I Care About The Least

Joel: Iyo Sky vs. Charlotte Aptitude vs. Asuka

Matthew: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings vs. The LWO.

Kelly: The Judgment Day vs. Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso.

Marc: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings vs. The LWO.

Alex: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings vs. The LWO

Kristian: There’s a couple of, however most likely the Ladies’s Championship match.

John: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings vs. The LWO. It’s not a nasty match and I like everyone concerned. I needed to choose one thing.


Longest Match

Joel: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Matthew: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Kelly: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Marc: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Alex: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

Kristian: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

John: Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura. Round 20-25 minutes.


Shortest Match

Joel: WWE Ladies’s Championship – Iyo Sky vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Aptitude.

Matthew: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings vs. The LWO.

Kelly: John Cena/LA Knight vs. Jimmy Uso/Solo Sikoa

Marc: WWE Ladies’s Championship – Iyo Sky vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Aptitude.

Alex: Bobby Lashley & The Road Earnings vs. The LWO.

Kristian: Iyo Sky vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Aptitude.

John: Bobby Lashley and The Road Earnings vs. LWO. Round 12 minutes.


Pleasure Degree on a Scale of 1-10 (1 being low, 10 being excessive)

Joel: 7. I believe yet another match will likely be added (this was written earlier than Smackdown). I believe the matches will likely be good to nice all evening. All of the matches have good little tales connected to them. I want Smackdown’s Ladies’s Division was booked higher. It’s not going to be an all timer however I believe it will likely be a stable evening of wrestling that I’m trying ahead to watching.

Matthew: 6. I like that this present solely has 5 matches, with all of them having a purpose why the members are going through one another. The match high quality will likely be good, however possible not as excessive as there was on different reveals just lately. At solely 5 matches although, it must be a enjoyable and fast watch.

Kelly: 5. It’s a little bit of a ho-hum card because it stands. Possibly we’ll get an excellent match or two added on Smackdown.

Marc: 7 – A present with fewer matches and given extra time is at all times an excellent factor. Getting into, I don’t have a excessive pleasure degree, however it could possibly be totally different after the occasion. So, who is aware of?

Alex: 4. This simply looks like a mean present that will have just one or two massive matches/moments. There was a lot wrestling as of late that it’s onerous to get that invested in every PPV/PLE with the identical ardour and pleasure. However this must be alright for a random B-level PPV.

Kristian: 5. The present will likely be advantageous however there usually are not many matches that hook you in or really feel must-see. I’m to see how the Tag Workforce Championship match is booked. I hope LA Knight goes over in the primary occasion. The gang response could be nice. YEAH!

John: 7. There hasn’t been a nasty WWE PLE this 12 months and I doubt this will likely be dangerous. Nonetheless, I believe WWE might and may have higher PLE lineups. For instance, I believe a man like GUNTHER must be on each PLE and since he’s not on the final two it hurts these reveals. I believe Drew McIntyre must be in a match someplace too. There are others as properly. I get wanting to offer each match 15+ minutes or no matter, however generally it’s okay to have a 10-minute match to get extra individuals on the cardboard and get extra star energy on the present. Anyway, I believe the match high quality must be okay for probably the most half though I might be shocked if it’s pretty much as good as the most effective WWE PLE’s this 12 months.


In Closing

John: I’ll be again with a evaluation of WWE Fastlane on TJRWrestling.internet on Saturday evening, so test that out dwell or any time after it’s over. You can too tweet me @johnreport as properly.

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