WWE Fastlane 2017 Kickoff Results
Sunday, March 5, 2017
From the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI
Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com
Renee Young welcomes us to the show as Booker T and Peter Rosenberg join her on the panel.
Charly Caruso is in the social media lounge, in place of Tom Phillips.
A video package on Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman airs. Rosenberg calls this match the biggest moment of his career so far. Rosenberg picks Strowman to win, while Booker picks Roman Reigns to prove he's "the guy." Renee also picks Roman.
Backstage, Brian Kendrick walks up on Noam Dar and Alicia Fox. Kendrick talks their game plan against Tozawa and Swann. Dar says he'll do anything to win a match for Alicia Fox. Fox starts to flip out when Brian brings up her temper.
Sheamus and Cesaro come to the panel to discuss being left off the card. Cesaro stands up and receives a big pop from the crowd. Cesaro starts to rant as the crowd chants for him. Rosenberg brings up the fact that WrestleMania is 28 days away. Renee asks who they would like to see walk out with the Tag Titles.
Mick Foley is on the phone arguing with Stephanie McMahon when Jinder Mahal interrupts. He informs Mick that he and Rusev are no longer a team. Rusev and Lana walk up. Foley says they will each have a singles match tonight.
Samoa Joe joins Charly in the social media lounge. Joe says he sided with Triple H because he wants to succeed. Joe is asked about his plan for WrestleMania. Joe says his presence with full force. As for what he plans to do, that remains to be seen and will be revealed soon enough.
Tomorrow on Raw - we will see a closer look at Seth Rollins' rehab.
We see a preview for Bayley vs. Charlotte. The panel hypes Charlotte's streak and Bayley's passion.
We get a cool video package on Austin Aries as the Cruiserweight tag match is next.
1) Rich Swann & Akira Tozawa def. Noam Dar & Brian Kendrick via Phoenix Splash in 9 minutes
Tozawa starts the match as Kendrick tags Dar. The heels take control after a few minutes, keeping Swann down in the corner. Tozawa gets the hot tag and tries to clear the ring himself. Swann tags in and the faces flip out of the ring. Swann takes out Dar and Kendrick with kicks. Tozawa nails Brian with a German. Swann hits a Phoenix Splash on Dar for the win.
A video package for Kevin Owens vs. Goldberg ends the kickoff.