Welcome to Fastlane 2019 live coverage, the PPV that very few fans ever wanted. The Road to WrestleMania was always going to be long with 10 weeks and 2 PPVs in between Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. And in order to set up the two PPVs, without giving up too much before WrestleMania, WWE might have created a match card that is being criticized left right and center. There are still some good matches though but one of them is at Kick Off show between Andrade and Rey Mysterio. Shield return is another high point in the card but their opposite team is not. And I am still of the opinion that Daniel Bryan vs Kevin Owens is going to be as good of a match as Bryan vs Kofi Kingston. We will bring you all the action from Kick-Off Show till the end. All the matches, promos, developments and more. Just keep refreshing the page for latest updates. Meanwhile you can check the full match card and our predictions for the event.
Kick Off Show
The Kick-Off Show has started where Jonathan Coachman is joined by Sam Roberts, David Otunga and WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix on the panel. We get to see the recap of all the storyline of all the matches for the night. The panel was talking about the WWE Women’s Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and Bayley. The IIconics, Billie Kay and Peyton Royce, interrupt the panel with mics. They taunt the champions and Coach says it seems like they came out to call out the champions, whoever has the titles after tonight, and they agree. Coach asks them for a prediction and they go with Banks and Bayley over Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka. Coach says that would be the best winner for them and they argue some with Coach before leaving.
We see video from earlier today where Carmella was backstage trying to get signatures from people to get a rematch for R-Truth. Carmella ends up arguing with Zelina Vega about the next title shot. WWE United States Champion Samoa Joe interrupts and tells them he will be happy to put Truth, Andrade and anyone else to sleep. Joe signs Carmella’s sheet and walks off. Coach confirms a Fatal 4 Way for tonight with Joe vs. Truth vs. Andrade vs. Rey Mysterio.
We get a lengthy video package on recent events between Kofi Kingston, Kevin Owens and WWE Champion Daniel Bryan. AJ Styles joins the panel and talks about what’s went down as of late. AJ also addresses Randy Orton and says he will take care of him when the time is right. Coach sends us to Kayla and Owens in the back. Owens talks about Bryan and gets a pop for talking about beating him in the face like everyone has wanted to do for months. The New Day’s Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods appear. Fans chant for Kofi in the arena. Kofi says he doesn’t have a problem with Owens and he wishes him good luck tonight. Owens says that means a lot to him and
Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura vs the New Day(Xavier Woods and Big E)
Woods starts off with Nakamura. Nakamura takes Woods to the corner and works him. Nakamura ends up leveling Woods with a big kick and Rusev tags in and takes control of Woods as Big E waits for the tag. Rusev with a bear hug to Woods now. Woods fights back and out but Nakamura comes in and drops him with a big kick for a 2 count.
Cut to a backstage sidebar video of The Miz and his dad backstage. George is looking forward to seeing Miz and Shane McMahon bring the titles home. Miz says their match is opening the pay-per-view, so dad better
Back to the match, Woods fights up and out but Nakamura knees him and takes him to the corner. Rusev tags in and places Woods on the top turnbuckle and then rocks him a few times. Rusev climbs up for a superplex but Woods resists. Woods headbutts Rusev to the mat. Woods follows up with a missile dropkick. Big E rallies the crowd now as they chant for The New Day.
Big E and Nakamura tag in at the same time. Big E with a pair of belly-to-belly suplexes, then a third. Big E dances over Nakamura and then hits the running splash. Big E waits for Nakamura to get up and goes for the Big Ending but Nakamura counters for a guillotine choke. Big E powers up and tosses Nakamura across the ring. Nakamura rolls to the apron. Big E runs the ropes for a Spear but Nakamura stops him with a knee. Nakamura with kicks to the chest from the apron now. Nakamura drops Big E over the middle rope and kicks him in the back of the neck.
Nakamura goes to the middle rope and hits a knee strike for a 2 count. Woods tags in as Rusev gets dropped. Nakamura drops Big E. Woods comes in with a big tornado DDT on Nakamura. Rusev drops Woods with a kick to the back of the neck. Rusev covers Woods for a close 2 count. Rusev drags Woods to the corner and takes him to the top for right hands. Woods fights back as Rusev tries to climb up. Woods leaps off and rolls through. They tangle in the middle of the ring and Rusev slams Woods into the mat for another close pin attempt. Nakamura and Rusev keep control and hit a big double team move. Nakamura with a knee to the face for another 2
Nakamura waits for Woods to get back up. Woods dodges the Kinshasa and rolls Nakamura up for a 2 count. Big E tags in and they catch Nakamura with a big double team Backstabber. Big E runs over Rusev as Lana looks on. Big E scoops Nakamura for the double team as Woods goes to the top. Lana gets on the apron and interferes as Rusev distracts the referee. More back and forth now. This leads to Rusev nailing a big Machka Kick on Big E but Woods breaks the pin up just in time. Woods dumps Nakamura out to the floor. Rusev sends Woods to the apron. Woods sends Rusev to the floor. Woods runs the ropes and leaps out but Nakamura and Rusev catch him in mid-air, then spike him hard into the floor. Rusev brings Woods back in for a close 2 count. Rusev and Lana can’t believe it. Rusev stomps Woods for The Accolade and locks it in. Woods fights it and goes for the bottom rope but Nakamura pulls it back. Big E grabs Nakamura and tosses him into the timekeeper’s area. Rusev breaks the hold and stares out at Big E. Rusev turns around to a roll-up from Woods for 2. Rusev misses in the corner and hits the ring post. Big E tags in and scoops Rusev as Woods goes to the top. Woods with the UpUpDownDown from the top for the pin to win.
Winner- The New Day- Xavier Woods and Big E by a pinfall
The Usos(c) vs Shane McMahon and the Miz – SmackDown Tag Team Championship
Jimmy and Shane start. Shane goes for the armdrag right out of the corner. After some blows, Shane tags in Miz. Jimmy runs out of the corner to tag Jey. Miz continues to control the match for some time. Shane and Miz double team on Jey after Shane gets the tag. Shane comes back in and they hit a Hart Attack for a two count. The Usos finally take control with a double team combo. Jey hits a series of headbutts for one count. They keep Shane isolated with quick tags and high-impact moves. Shane hits a DDT and Miz gets the hot tag. He takes out Jimmy on the apron before cornering Jey for a few running double knee strikes. He hits his signature clothesline before rolling Jey over for a two count. He backdrops him out of the ring. He heads to the top turnbuckle and takes out Both Usos with a crossbody on the floor. He brings Jimmy in and hits a DDT for two. Jey gets the tag and they hit Miz with a popup Samoan drop for a close two count. The Usos stick him with a double superkick but Shane comes in and breaks up the pin. Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale but the ref is distracted checking on Shane and Uso kicks out. Uso kicks Miz into the post when he goes for the Figure Four. The Usos set up Miz but he counters and almost gets a pin. Jey and Miz end up on the top turnbuckle together and both men end up crashing down. Shane ends up hitting a dropkick from the top rope to take out Jimmy in midair when he goes for the Superfly Splash. The crowd goes nuts for the spot. The Miz climbs to the top turnbuckle and attempts a frog splash. Uso gets his knees up and rolls Miz over for the pin and the win.
Winner- The Usos by a pinfall
Miz helps Shane to get out of the ring. They go over to Miz’s dad at ringside, raising their arms in the air. George raises both of their arms. As Miz walks away, Shane runs him down with a clothesline to the back. Shane continues to destroy Miz at ringside. Shane has words with George now. Shane grabs him by his face, talks trash and pushes him back. Shane goes back to work on Miz now. Shane applies a submission on the floor, right in front of Miz’s dad, talking trash and taunting him. As the boos from the crowd continue, Shane walks away.
We get a backstage video of Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin and Bobby Lashley mocking The Shield and sending them warnings for tonight’s big six-man match. Drew says The Shield will be destroyed by the new dominant force of WWE tonight.
Elias is in the ring and goes on to dis the crowd as usual.
Asuka(c) vs Mandy Rose- SmackDown Women’s Championship
Mandy starts with the arm twist which gets countered by Asuka. Asuka drags down Mandy and kicks her in the back. Asuka applies a headlock but Mandy reverses the hold. Asuka puts her in a kneebar and Rose grabs the rope to force a break. She puts Rose in an ankle lock but Asuka releases when Sonya distracts her. Rose gets a two count before mounting Asuka for a flurry of punches to the face. Rose hits a nice vertical suplex for another near fall. Asuka puts Rose in an octopus submission. Deville looks under the ring. for something while Mandy powers out of the hold and slams Asuka for a two count. Asuka continues to dominate with a running knee to the face for a near fall. Rose responds with a knee strike of her own for another two
Winner- Asuka by a pinfall
After the bell, Asuka leaves with the title as Deville comes in to apologize to Rose. We go to replays. Rose leaves and Deville continues to apologize but Rose just keeps walking.
Kofi is still waiting outside McMahon’s office when Big E and Woods reach him. All three of them storm into McMahon’s office where Woods and Big E pleads with McMahon to put Kofi in the WWE Championship match saying how good of wrestler Kofi is. McMahon agrees and tells Kofi to head to the ring for the WWE Championship match as it will start right away.
As Kofi heads to the ring and gets ready for the match, the announcer says the WWE title match is actually later and this will be The Bar vs. Kingston in a handicap match.
Kofi Kingston vs the Bar – Handicapped Match
Cesaro and Sheamus rush Kofi and immediately start destroying him. Kofi is able to send Sheamus into the ring post, but The Celtic Warrior recovers and stops him from going after Cesaro. Cesaro and Sheamus each grab a leg and apply a single-leg crab together. They continue to dominate Kofi as they take the fight out of the ring. Sheamus lines up for the Brogue Kick and nails it as the crowd chants “This is boring.” Cesaro makes a cover but pulls Kofi’s shoulder up so they can keep beating him up.
Big E and Xavier Woods finally come out running, clearly hurt by some altercation backstage. Before they could reach backstage, Rusev and Nakamura assault them from the back. The Bar hits the double White Noise for the pin and the win.
Winner- The Bar with a pinfall
Elias is in the ring again and this time taking shots at the Miz and Kofi Kingston before taking some shots on Cleveland Crowd.
The Revival vs Ricochet and Aleister Black vs Bobby Roode and Chad Gable- RAW Tag Team Championship Triple Threat Match
All three teams start brawling in the middle with Ricochet and Black coming on top to send the other two teams out of the ring. Gable and Ricochet start once more. Gable hits some initial blows on Ricochet but he was able to counter with a scissor takedown and a dropkick. Gable blind tags Wilder while Ricochet takes him down with the hurricanrana. The Revival keeps control over Ricochet with some double team maneuvers.
Gable gets the tag and locks in Ricochet who counters the lock but Gable once more tags in Dawson who keeps his attack going for some more time. Ricochet finally counters and hits a rolling dropkick on Dawson. Roode and Black get the tag. Dawson comes back in and drops Ricochet on the top rope before hitting a series of suplexes. Ricochet finally gets in some offense with a dropkick. Black and Roode both come in and The Dutch Destroyer takes over with a few kicks and a moonsault. He hits Dawson with Black Mass and Roode capitalizes with a spinebuster. Gable tags in and Roode sacrifices himself so Chad can hit a German suplex. Everyone starts hitting everyone else with big moves in a wild sequence. Most of the competitors end up at ringside, so Ricochet takes Dawson down onto all of them with a hurricanrana. Both men hit pretty hard and the ref immediately starts checking on everyone. Gable tags himself in when Ricochet leaps over the ring post to take out Roode. Gable climbs up and hits a crossbody on Dawson. They trade near falls before The Revival hits him with the Shatter Machine for the pin and the win.
Winner- The Revival with a pinfall
After the match, all three teams starts brawling again where Ricochet and Black came on top.
Backstage, we see Flair backstage getting ready. Lynch comes walking down a hallway, still using a crutch.
Samoa Joe(c) vs R Truth vs Andrade vs Rey Mysterio- United States Championship, Fatal 4-Way Match
Rey takes down Andrade while Joe knocks down Truth. Joe hits some blows on Rey before sending him out of the ring and takes everyone down with a suicide dive at the ringside. Back inside, Joe hits some chops on both Andrade and Rey. Other three combine to take Joe down. Andrade immediately hits Rey with a back elbow and Truth hits Andrade with the Lie Detector before Mysterio takes both men down with a hurricanrana at the same time. Mysterio spikes Joe with a DDT for a close two count. Rey and Truth team up to take out Andrade before Truth throws Rey out of the ring. Mysterio breaks up a pin attempt by Truth. Joe comes back in and starts wrecking shop again. Truth had Andrade on his shoulders when Rey takes down Andrade with a hurricanrana. Andrade hits the three amigos but Rey rolls him up. Truth comes back in the ring to hit a basement drop kick to take both of them down. Mella gets the crowd going as Truth takes down Rey and Andrade at the same time. Andrade hits a corkscrew plancha to take out Joe before Rey takes him down with a hurricanrana from the top rope. Mella and Vega get into a fight at ringside that Truth and Andrade have to break up. Truth hits the series of moves from John Cena’s signature moves. He hits the scissor kick on Andrade for a two count that Joe breaks up. Mysterio sets up Joe for the 619, but he avoids the final splash. Joe locks in the Coquina Clutch and Rey passes out to give Joe the win.
Winner- Samoa Joe with submission
The Boss ‘n’ Hug Connection(Sasha Banks and Bayley) vs the Samoan Slaughterhouse(Nia Jax and Tamina Snuka) – WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship
Bayley and Tamina start. Tamina pushes Bayley in the corner who comes out with a flurry of forearms. Sasha is tagged in while Tamina also tags in Nia who wreaks havoc by taking out both the opponents. Tamina comes in to hit a big clothesline on Bayley. Nia and Tamina make frequent tags and keeps Bayley isolated. Bayley hits a forearm on Nia and sends Tamina into the turnbuckle to tag in Sasha. Sasha hits some quick moves but Tamina kicks out of a pin before Sasha hits a Meteora. Nia almost falls when she lifts up Banks for a Samoan drop. Bayley and Banks take down Jax with a double team combo. Sasha jumps into the arms of her opponents at ringside and Bayley takes them all down with a suicide dive. Tamina pulls Bayley out of the ring to break up a pinfall. Jax picks up Bayley on her shoulders and Bayley counters with a frankensteiner for the pin and the win.
Winner- Sasha Banks and Bayley with a pinfall
Tamina and Nia immediately start attacking the winner. Beth Phoenix stands up to Tamina and punches her in the face. Jax takes down Beth from behind and rolls her into the ring. Nia hits a leg drop on Beth before Natalya runs down to help her friend. Jax and Tamina take her out too and it took several refs to get them to leave the ring.
Another surprise is sprung up as the WWE Championship match is announced as a Triple Threat Match. Owens enters first followed by Daniel Bryan who is accompanied by Rowan. The third star in the match is Mustafa Ali. The Crowd started booing as Ali is announced before starting “we want Kofi” chant.
Daniel Bryan(c) vs Kevin Owens vs Mustafa Ali- WWE Championship Match
Bryan starts his rant but Owens cut it short by decking him in the face and sends him outside the ring. Owens and Ali lock up and Owens hits a shoulder tackle. Mustafa runs the ropes and gets taken down with a clothesline. Bryan breaks a pin on Owens followed by some chops. But he is again send to the outside. Ali hits a suicide dive on Bryan and Owens hits the cannon ball on both Ali and Bryan outside of the ring. Owens takes Bryan back in the ring where Bryan counters with some blows. Ali gets on the top of turnbuckle and eats a running dropkick from Bryan. Bryan continues with chops on Owens in the corner followed by yes kicks. Bryan puts Owens in some armstretch combo. Owens breaks the pin and tries to fight back only to eat a clothesline. Ali comes back in the ring but gets thrown out by Bryan again who hits some more yes kicks on Owens. Ali breaks up the pin and gets hit by a side slam by Bryan. Bryan hits some yes kicks now on Ali. Ali counters to hit a facebuster on Bryan but Bryan hits another clothesline on Ali to break his momentum. However, it was Owens who built the momentum with Cannonballs and superkick on both his opponents. He continues with chops on Bryan and goes for the superplex but Bryan breaks it. Ali hits a hurricanrana on Owens and splash fly on Bryan. He goes for the splash on Owens who moves away and hits a stunner on Ali only for Bryan to break the pin. Bryan and Owens trade chops and punches before Bryan hits the superkick. Owens hits the pop up powerbomb to get a nearfall. Ali slingshots Bryan into the bottom rope before heading back up. He hits a 450 on the apron but can’t make the cover before Bryan gets close enough for Rowan to pull him out of the ring. Rowan is taken out by superkicks from Owens and Ali. Owens takes out Rowan at ringside with a dive over the top rope. Bryan shoves Ali off the top rope and he backflips to land on his feet. Bryan misses a running knee and Ali hits a tornado DDT on the floor. Owens hits Ali with a Popup Powerbomb onto the apron. Rowan takes out Owens and rolls Bryan into the ring so he can make the cover, but Ali kicks out at two. Bryan then hits some punches on Ali who tries to fight back. Mustafa tries a springboard but eats a running high knee by Bryan who gets the pin.
Winner- Daniel Bryan with a pinfall
Becky Lynch vs Charlotte Flair
Becky enters on the crutches and had to throw them out before the match. Charlotte mocks Becky until Becky decks her with some punches. Charlotte right away starts working on Becky’s knee. The Mic is turned up from inside the ring for us to hear all the mocking from Charlotte. Charlotte again starts working on the knee. Becky comes back with some more punches but Charlotte locks in her leg. Becky fights out of it and pushes Charlotte out of the ring. Charlotte uses the apron to hit some more blows on the knee. She then hits a basement dropkick and knee drag before using the turnbuckle on her knee. She then hits some chops in the corner. Becky tries to fight back with a kick of her own but is not able to capitalize. Charlotte hits a snap suplex and Becky rolls out of the ring where her leg is sent into the Barricade. Charlotte is then pushed over from the top turnbuckle into the ringside barricade. She comes back into the ring and gets locked up in the Dis-Arm-Her but she counters it into a figure four. She goes for the figure eight when Ronda Rousey came out to punch Becky in the face and the referee calls for the Disqualification and call Becky the winner who is going to WrestleMania.
Winner- Becky Lynch with a Disqualification
Elias again in the ring, now singing about Becky, not being her fan, that she is destined to fail before taking shot at Ohio again. He then sings about Shield reunion and how he does not care about it. He then says that his performances should be like this, without interruptions but it also means that no one in the backstage like Ohio at all. He is finally interrupted by Lacy Evans’ usual ramp walk. While Elias is focused on Lacy, Randy Orton comes out to hit… Ya, an RKO out of nowhere. But then he eats a phenomenal forearm from AJ Styles who stands tall in the ring.
Baron Corbin, Bobby Lashley
The Shield vs Drew McIntyre, Baron Corbin and Bobby Lashley
They start with a brawl with all 6 men involved where Shield prevails. Lashley and Rollins start. Bobby hits a knee to the gut and plants Rollins in the corner for some shoulder thrusts. Seth comes back with a sling blade. McIntyre Roman Reigns is tagged to hit a flying forearm on McIntyre. After a nearfall, McIntyre moves out for a breather. They have a standoff before Drew hits a kick to the body. McIntyre counters Rollins’ lariat to kick him into the ribs. After Corbin runs Seth down at the ringside, Lashley is tagged to send him into the barricades. The Lone Wolf comes in to keep Seth grounded in a submission. Rollins pups up and hits a kick to the head. He takes McIntyre down with a hurricanrana. Ambrose finally comes into the ring and goes on a rampage. He hits a diving elbow from the top rope to the floor. He gets back into the ring and Lashley cuts him in half with a Spear. Reigns barely
McIntyre sends Ambrose out of the ring with a Claymore Kick. After taking punishment from all three opponents, Ambrose counters a suplex. Lashley gets the tag and attempts a superplex. The Lunatic Fringe counters and hits a DDT. Reigns and Corbin both get the tag. Roman hits a clothesline on Corbin before hitting uppercuts on three of his opponents. He
Winner- The Shield with a pinfall