WWE Fastlane 2016: Updated Match Card and Rumors Heading Into Sunday's Event
The second annual Fastlane pay-per-view is just a few days away as the WWE gears up towards the biggest WrestleMania in history. Here are the updated match card and latest rumors heading into Sunday's event in Cleveland, Ohio.
The winner of this Triple Threat Match will main event WrestleMania 32 in Dallas and face Triple H for the WWE World Heavyweight championship. Roman Reigns is the favorite to win this match and fulfill his destiny, but Dean Ambrose has been the highlight of the match's build-up, per Wrestle Zone.
Kevin Owens regained the Intercontinental title following a Fatal-5 Way Match in this week's episode of Monday Night RAW. However, Ziggler has the advantage going into Fastlane as he has two pinfall wins over Owens during their feud, WWE reports.
According to WWE, Kalisto and Del Rio have been exchanging the U.S. title for the past couple of months, causing it to lose value after John Cena gave it some credibility last year. This title bout will be two-out-of-three Falls Match and is part of the Fastlane Kickoff Show.
Inquisitr reports that Charlotte is set to retain her Divas title against Brie Bella. The rumor is that Charlotte will be defending her championship against Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks in a Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania 32.
World-famous Tag Team champion The New Day will be the special guest on the latest edition of "The Cutting Edge" Peep Show hosted by WWE legends Edge and Christian. This segment is just for plain entertainment and for promoting the debut of "The Edge and Christian Show That Totally Reeks of Awesomeness" on the WWE Network after the Fastlane PPV, per a WWE report.
The team of Ryback, Big Show and Kane is looking for revenge against The Wyatt Family in a Six-Man Tag Match. However, Bray Wyatt is rumored to be facing Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania, and this match is just a way to make The Wyatt Family look strong, according to Bleacher Report.
In a report by Inquisitr, Sasha and Becky are rumored to be challenging Charlotte at WrestleMania in a Triple Threat Match. A win over Naomi and Tamina ends Banks' feud with Team B.A.D and elevates her and Lynch heading into the biggest show of the year.
A.J. Styles vs. Chris Jericho
This match has not been officially announced, but Jericho has accepted Styles' challenge during this week's SmackDown tapings, Wrestling Inc reports. Both superstars have a win over the other with this match being the tiebreaker.
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