2018 WWE FASTLANE PPV PARTICIPANTS’ HISTORY

As I do every month, it’s time to look at this weekend’s WWE Fastlane Pay-Per-View and see the history of all of the participants. To see the entire 3 year history of the Fastlane PPV, go here. And for any feedback or comments about this, comment below or tweet me (@hbkid718). Thanks.

 

Since no opening match has been announced, here are the facts. The only wrestlers to compete in an opening match that are schedule to be on the card are Sami Zayn in 2017, Becky Lynch & Naomi in 2016, & Dolph Ziggler in 2015.

 

Since no Kickoff Match has been announced, here are the facts. This will be the 3rd year in a row that Fastlane had a Kickoff Match. No one on the card or on the current Smackdown roster has competed in a Kickoff Match at Fastlane.

 

 

6-PACK CHALLENGE MATCH FOR THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP: JOHN CENA VS BARON CORBIN VS KEVIN OWENS VS WWE CHAMPION AJ STYLES VS SAMI ZAYN VS DOLPH ZIGGLER

This will be the 1st ever 6-Pack Challenge Match in Fastlane History. This will be the 2nd WWE/Universal Title Match at a Fastlane. The WWE/Universal Title has changed once, in 2017. This will be the 2nd year in a row that the WWE/Universal Title will be the main event of a Fastlane PPV. This will be Kevin Owens’ 2nd Fastlane main event, making him the 2nd wrestler after Roman Reigns to compete in back-to-back Fastlane main events. This will be John Cena’s 2nd Fastlane & 1st since 2015 & 1st WWE Title Match & 1st 6-Pack Challenge Match at a Fastlane. This will be Baron Corbin’s Fastlane debut, 1st WWE Title Match, & 1st 6-Pack Challenge Match. This will be Kevin Owens’ 3rd Fastlane in a row. He has only competed in Title Matches at Fastlane, as he was in an Intercontinental Title Match in 2016 & a Universal Title Match in 2017. This will be AJ Styles’ 2nd Fastlane & 1st since 2017 & 1st WWE Title Match & 6-Pack Challenge Match. This will be Sami Zayn’s 2nd Fastlane in a row & 1st WWE Title Match & 6-Pack Challenge Match. This will be Dolph Ziggler’s 3rd Fastlane & 1st since 2016, 2nd Title Match, & 1st 6-Pack Challenge Match. This will be the 2nd time that Ziggler & Owens have wrestled each other at Fastlane as they wrestled each other in 2016. This will be the 173rd time that Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens have wrestled each other in their career & 50th time in a Multi-Man Match. Sami Zayn has won 83 times, Kevin Owens has won 64 times, & neither one won 25 times. In their 49 previous Multi-Man Matches in their Career, Zayn has won 3 times, Owens won 23 times, & neither one won 23 times. This will be their 118th match overall against each other in WWE, with Zayn winning 63 times, Owens winning 41 times, & neither or No Contests happening 14 times. This will be their 30th Multi-Person Match in WWE, with Zayn winning only once, Owens winning 17 times, & neither winning 12 times. This will be the 5th time they have competed in a Multi-Man Match on PPV in WWE & 7th in total.

 

John Cena (0-1-0)

  1. Lost to WWE United States Champion Rusev (2/22/15)

 

Baron Corbin (0-0-0)

This will be Baron Corbin’s Fastlane debut

 

Kevin Owens (1-1-0)

  1. Defeated Dolph Ziggler to retain the WWE Intercontinental Championship (2/21/16)
  2. Lost the WWE Universal Championship to Goldberg (3/5/17)

 

AJ Styles (1-0-0)

1.      Defeated Chris Jericho (2/21/16)

 

Sami Zayn (0-1-0)

  1. Lost to Samoa Joe (3/5/17)

 

Dolph Ziggler (0-2-0)

  1. With Ryback & Erick Rowan lost to The Authority (The Big Show, Kane, & Seth Rollins) in a 6-Man Tag Team Match (2/22/15)
  2. Lost to WWE Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens (2/21/16)

 

WWE SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: WWE SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION CHARLOTTE FLAIR VS RUBY RIOTT

This will be the 4th Women’s/Diva’s Title Match at Fastlane & 4th in a row, keeping it as the only title to be defended at every Fastlane. It has never changed hands at a Fastlane. This will be Charlotte Flair’s 3rd Fastlane in a row & 3rd Women’s Championship Match in a row, making her the only women to compete in 3 Fastlanes. This will be Ruby Riott’s Fastlane debut & 1st Women’s Title Match.

 

Charlotte Flair/Charlotte (1-1-0)

  1. (As Charlotte) Defeated Brie Bella to retain the WWE Diva’s Championship (2/21/16)
  2. (As Charlotte Flair) Lost to WWE Raw Women’s Champion Bayley (3/5/17)

 

Ruby Riott (0-0-0)

This will be Ruby Riott’s Fastlane debut

 

WWE SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: THE NEW DAY (BIG E, KOFI KINGSTON, & XAVIER WOODS) VS WWE SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS THE USOS (JEY & JIMMY USO)

This will be the 3rd Tag Team Championship Match at a Fastlane & 2nd year in a row. The Tag Titles have only changed once at a Fastlane, with the last title change taking place in 2015. This will be Big E’s Fastlane debut & 1st Tag Title Match. This will be Kofi Kingston’s Fastlane debut & 1st Tag Title Match. This will be Xavier Woods’ Fastlane debut & 1st Tag Title Match. This will be The Usos’ 2nd Fastlane & 1st since 2015. It will be their 2nd Tag Title Match at Fastlane & 1st since 2015.

 

Big E (0-0-0)

This will be Big E’s Fastlane debut

 

Kofi Kingston (0-0-0)

This will be Kofi Kingston’s Fastlane debut

 

Xavier Woods (0-0-0)

This will be Xavier Woods’ Fastlane debut

 

Jey Uso (0-1-0)

  1. With Jimmy Uso as The Usos lost the WWE Tag Team Championship to Cesaro & Tyson Kidd (2/22/15)

 

Jimmy Uso (0-1-0)

  1. With Jey Uso as The Usos lost the WWE Tag Team Championship to Cesaro & Tyson Kidd (2/22/15)

 

WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: RANDY ORTON VS WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPION BOBBY ROODE

This will be the 3rd United States Championship Match at Fastlane & 1st since 2016. The US Title has never changed hands at Fastlane. This will be both Randy Orton & Bobby Roode’s Fastlane debut & 1st US Title Match.

 

Randy Orton (0-0-0)

This will be Randy Orton’s Fastlane debut

 

Bobby Roode (0-0-0)

This will be Bobby Roode’s Fastlane debut

 

SHINSUKE NAKAMURA VS RUSEV

This will be Shinsuke Nakamura’s Fastlane debut. This will be Rusev’s 3rd Fastlane & 2nd year in a row.

 

Shinsuke Nakamura (0-0-0)

This will be Shinsuke Nakamura’s Fastlane debut

 

Rusev (1-1-0)

  1. Defeated John Cena to retain the WWE United States Championship (2/22/15)
  2. Lost to The Big Show (3/5/17)

 

BECKY LYNCH & NAOMI VS CARMELLA & NATALYA

This will be the 3rd year in a row that there were 2 women’s matches at a Fastlane. This will be Becky Lynch’s 2nd Fastlane & 1st since 2016. This will be Naomi’s 2nd Fastlane & 1st since 2016. It will be their 2nd tag team match at Fastlane, but they were opponents in 2016. This will be Carmella & Natalya’s Fastlane debut.

 

Becky Lynch (1-0-0)

  1. With Sasha Banks defeated Team B.A.D. (Naomi & Tamina) (2/21/16)

 

Naomi (0-1-0)

  1. With Tamina as Team B.A.D. lost to Sasha Banks & Becky Lynch (2/21/16)

 

Carmella (0-0-0)

This will be Carmella’s Fastlane debut

 

Natalya (0-0-0)

This will be Natalya’s Fastlane debut

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