LA Knight is set to team with John Cena at WWE Fastlane 2023 PPV event to face Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa of the Bloodline.
On the September 29 episode of SmackDown, Cena entered the ring with the contract and declared his intention to compete in a 2-on-1 handicap match against Jimmy and Sikoa. However, once Jimmy and Sikoa arrived in the ring, they took advantage of their number superiority and launched a brutal assault on Cena.
Following the attack on Cena by Jimmy and Sikoa, LA Knight rushed to Cena’s aid. Knight managed to clear the ring by overpowering Jimmy and Sikoa. Subsequently, Knight signed the contract, confirming that he will be teaming up with Cena for the Fastlane 2023 event.
John Cena was the referee of LA Knight match at Payback 2023 PLE where Knight defeated The Miz.
Initially, AJ Styles was set to be Cena’s partner. However, in a previous episode of SmackDown, Jimmy and Solo attacked Styles, resulting in him being carried out on a stretcher. Knight was supposed to be introduced as Cena’s tag team partner last week itself, but the plans had to ber changed when he tested positive for COVID-19.
WWE Fastlane 2023 PLE is scheduled for October 7, 2023, and it will be live from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. A six-man tag team match is also set for the event where LWO will face Bobby Lashley and The Street Profits.