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COMPLETE WWE FASTLANE PPV COVERAGE: GOLDBERG VERSUS OWENS, CHARLOTTE VERSUS BAYLEY, MORE TITLE MATCHES, SURPRISE MATCHES, RAW TALK, A KICK OFF SHOW, AND MORE

By Richard Trionfo on 2017-03-05 23:29:00

We are told that after Fastlane, we will have Raw Talk hosted by Renee Young and Jerry Lawler.

Corey Graves comments on Saxton's orange and black attire tonight.

We see what happened during the Kickoff show when we found out that the team of Handsome Rusev and Jinder Mahal was no more.

Jinder Mahal and Rusev come to the ring for their matches and they start to exchange punches.  Mahal is sent to the floor.  Rusev is sent into the ring post and then Mahal with a running knee to the head.

Match Number Four:  Jinder Mahal versus Cesaro (with Sheamus)

Mahal wants shanti while Cesaro wants the crowd to react.  They lock up and Mahal with a wrist lock but Cesaro with a flying mare.  Mahal with punches and a hard Irish whip.  Mahal with a forearm to the back.  He connects with a second but on the third one Cesaro with a forearm and a near fall.  Cesaro with a double stomp and a dead lift side salto for a near fall.  Cesaro with a side head lock and then Cesaro catches Mahal on a leap frog and hits a tilt-a-whirl back breaker for a near fall.  Mahal goes to the apron.  

Cesaro sets for the gorilla superplex but Mahal blocks it and then he drops Cesaro onto the turnbuckles.  Mahal with a drop kick to the back and he pulls Cesaro to the mat and connects with a few knee drops.  Mahal with a short arm clothesline.  Mahal with a rear chin lock.  Cesaro tries for a suplex but his back gives out.  Mahal with a running knee to the head and he gets a near fall.  Mahal gets another near fall.  Mahal chokes Cesaro in the ropes.   Cesaro with European uppercuts and he tries for another suplex but he cannot do it because of his back. 

Mahal with an Irish whip and the impact sends Cesaro to his knees.  Mahal with knees in the corner and he chokes Cesaro.  Mahal goes for a suplex but Cesaro blocks it.  Cesaro is able to get Mahal up but he does show the effect of the earlier damage to the back.  Cesaro with a flurry of European uppercuts.  Cesaro with an Irish whip and European uppercut.  Cesaro floats over and he sends Mahal into the ropes for the 619.  Cesaro goes up top and hits a cross body for a near fall.  Cesaro signals for the giant swing but Mahal grabs the ropes.  Mahal with a series of kicks and both men are down.

Cesaro with a European uppercut for the three count.

Winner:  Cesaro

After the match, Rusev sends Mahal into the ring post and he punches and kicks Mahal.  Rusev with a jumping thrust kick to Mahal.

Match Number Five:  Big Show versus Rusev (with Lana)

Show with a kick to Rusev and then he sends Rusev into the turnbuckles.  Show with punches and a chop in the corner.  Show with the shhhh chop.  Rusev goes to the floor and Show follows and pushes Rusev into the ringside barrier.  Show with a knee and forearm when he gets back into the ring.  Show stands on Rusev's back.  Show with a head butt.  Show with an Irish whip and splash followed by a head butt.  Show with a standing elbow drop and he gets a near fall.

Show kicks Rusev in the ribs.  Rusev punches Show in the midsection.  Rusev with a clothesline but Show stays on his feet.  Rusev tries a second time to the same result.  Show with a clothesline or two.  Show with an Irish whip and splash into the corner but Rusev dives at the knee and Show goes down.  Rusev gets a near fall.  Rusev with an elbow drop to the leg and he works on the knee.  Show kicks Rusev in the nose to get out of the hold.  Show with a side slam for a near fall.  Rusev goes to the floor and Show grabs Rusev by the hair to bring him onto the apron.

Rusev with a thumb to the eye and he drops Show on the top rope.  Show goes for a choke slam but Rusev escapes and he kicks Show in the knee and he connects with two thrust kicks.  Rusev hits a third one and Show is down but Rusev can only get a near fall.  Rusev stomps on the back multiple times but Show pushes Rusev to the floor and then Show with a choke slam.  The straps are down and he picks up Rusev for another choke slam and he connects.  Show goes for a third choke slam and he connects.  Show pulls Rusev into the corner and he signals for the knockout punch.

Show punches Rusev in the corner and he gets the three count.

Winner:  Big Show

Charly Caruso is with Kevin Owens.  She asks Kevin about this being his biggest match to day.  Kevin wants to know why this is his biggest match.  Kevin asks who has Goldberg beaten in the last three months, the last five years, or the last ten years.  Goldberg has beaten one man in the last ten years.  Kevin says he has been in the ring over the last two years and he has beaten him all.  Kevin says he will outsmart and outwrestle Bill Goldberg.  He will beat whoever is put in front of him.  He does not care if it is Sami Zayn, Brock Lesnar, or The Rock.  He is the best and not even Goldberg can change that.  This is the Kevin Owens Show and it will be the Kevin Owens show tomorrow and for however long he wants it to be.

Austin Aries replaces Byron Saxton for the Cruiserweight Title Match.

Match Number Six:  WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match: Neville versus Jack Gallagher

Neville wants Gallagher to lock up and they finally do.  Gallagher grabs Neville's leg and Neville gets away from Gallagher.  Gallagher with a wrist lock.  Neville backs Gallagher into the ropes and misses with a punch.  Gallagher with a wrist lock but Neville escapes.  Gallagher with a headstand in the corner and Neville pulls him off and Irish whips him again.  Gallagher with another headstand and he kicks Neville and connects with European uppercuts.  Neville with a side head lock and shoulder tackle.  Gallagher sends Neville across the ring using his legs and then he hits a drop kick that sends Neville to the floor.

Neville pulls Gallagher to the floor and Neville sends Gallagher into the ringside barrier.  Neville sends Gallagher back into the ring.  Neville goes up top and he hits a missile drop kick and Neville gets a near fall.  Neville stands on Gallagher's head and then he sends Gallagher into the turnbuckles and kicks him.  Neville chokes Gallagher in the corner.  Gallagher with a head butt to the midsection followed by European uppercuts.  Neville with a kick and suplex followed by a forearm into the corner and he gets a near fall.  Neville stands on the back of the head and then he applies a rear chin lock.  

Gallagher with drop kicks and then Neville goes to the floor.  Gallagher with a suicide dive.  Gallagher puts Neville on the turnbuckles.  Gallagher goes for a belly-to-back superplex and he hits it but he can only get a near fall.  Neville goes for a hot shot and it catches Gallagher awkwardly.  Neville sends Gallagher face first into the mat.  Neville with a waist lock but Gallagher blocks it and counters into a rollup for a near fall.  Neville with a snap German suplex.  Neville goes to the middle turnbuckle and hits a Phoenix Splash but he can only get a near fall.  

Neville kicks Gallagher in the head and when Gallagher gets up, Neville kicks him down again.  Neville with a back heel kick followed by a kick to the chest.  Neville with a back heel kick to the midsection.  Neville misses a drop kick and Gallagher with a head butt.  Neville with a boot and then Gallagher bounces off the ropes and hits a head butt.  Gallagher falls onto Neville and gets a near fall.  

Gallagher sets for the running drop kick but Neville moves.  Gallagher lands on his feet and Neville with a thrust kick that sends Gallagher to the apron.  Gallagher knocks Neville off the turnbuckles.  Gallagher puts Neville on the turnbuckles and Gallagher with a head butt and Neville is laying on the turnbuckle against the ring post.  Gallagher sets for a superplex but Neville drops Gallagher to the mat.  Neville with the Red Arrow for the three count.

Winner:  Neville

Charly Caruso is with Paul Heyman in the interview area.  She asks Paul if this means Brock Lesnar is here.  Paul introduces himself and he says his client has the right to be here tonight at Fastlane.  Whether his client exercises that option is privileged information.  The winner of the Universal title match is his client.  If Goldberg wins, Goldberg will go to Wrestlemania to defend and lose the title to his client.  If Kevin Owens wins tonight, he can only do so by exposing a weakness or vulnerability that they have not seen before.  Goldberg would go into Wrestlemania with that weakness exposed and his client beats Goldberg and moves on to the Universal Title Match.  The ultimate winner of the Universal Title Match is his client.

The New Day come out and they have an ice cream cart.

Xavier says that when they first had the idea for Booty-O's, the only thing they had was a t-shirt and a dream.  Your voices were heard. 

Big E starts to sing Randy Orton's entrance music.

Xavier says that dream turned into a reality.  

Kofi says they had a t-shirt and a dream for the ice cream.  They stand before you with an ice cream dream and someone has an opportunity.  You have an opportunity to have your voices heard.

Xavier says they want this as bad as you.  Xavier says they are going to ride this bike long and hard as your hosts at Wrestlemania.

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