FastLane 2016 results: Reigns heads for WrestleMania main event, AJ Styles overcomes Jericho

Roman Reigns is heading for the main event at WrestleMania after he defeated Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar in a Triple Threat match to book a WWE Championship match against Triple H.

It came as no surprise that the Roman Empire triumphed at FastLane sealing victory with a spear to brother Dean Ambrose to head for the WrestleMania main event for the second year running.

Dean Ambrose goes flying as Reigns hits a spear on the Beast image:

Dean Ambrose goes flying as Reigns hits a spear on the Beast

It was a good main event to a poor pay-per-view and I particularly liked the strategy of Ambrose and Reigns to keep the Beast down after sending Brock Lesnar crashing through two announcers desks.

The end was nigh when Ambrose attacked Lesnar who had the Kimura lock applied on Reigns but after nailing Lesnar with several chair shots he turned into a spear from Reigns, who grabbed the win.

It was a predictable outcome with Reigns and Triple H finally set to go one-on-one at the showcase of immortals over three months after Reigns viciously attacked the Game at TLC in December.

As for Ambrose and Lesnar, it looks like they are set for a one-on-one match at WrestleMania, although I would have preferred they stuck to their guns with a Lesnar vs Bray Wyatt match.

There was not much highlights at FastLane but another positive coming from the event was a strong Intercontinental Championship match as Kevin Owens retained the gold with victory over Dolph Ziggler.

I expected it to be a good one and they did not disappoint with Owens retaining the title he only won on last week’s Raw with a pop-up powerbomb to the Show-Off.

Although, Ziggler never disappoints in the ring I do feel it is time for change for the Show-Off with his popularity beginning to wane, while I feel Owens could be set to face off against AJ Styles in the near future.

Speaking of Styles, his match with Chris Jericho at FastLane was a major disappointment. They have had a great fued in the past couple of weeks with some great matches but it all went horribly wrong for them last night.

AJ Styles hit the Styles Clash on Chris Jericho image:

AJ Styles hit the Styles Clash on Chris Jericho

The match started off at a very face pace and it was like they were trying too hard and it all just fell apart within the first few moments with a number of botches and they could not just find their best form.

There were some good moments particularly the ending as Y2J kicked out of the Styles Clash but the Phenomenal One struck back with a calf crusher to make Jericho submit for his first pay-per-view win.

You could see it in both men’s faces that they were disappointed with what they brought to the table last night but after that victory, could Styles be in line for a title shot at WrestleMania?

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