WWE Fastlane is going down tonight (Sat. Oct. 7, 2023) from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, starting at 8 pm ET, live on Peacock (in the U.S.) and WWE Network (everywhere else).
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WWE FASTLANE QUICK RESULTS
- World Heavyweight Championship Last Man Standing Match: Seth Rollins (c) def. Shinsuke Nakamura
- John Cena & LA Knight def. The Bloodline
- Women’s Championship: Iyo Sky (c) def. Charlotte Flair and Asuka
- LWO & Carlito def. The Suit Profits
- Undisputed Tag Team Championship: Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso def. The Judgment Day (c)
WWE FASTLANE LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE
Say to yourself that there’s’ no one really here. Say to yourself you can fake it. Our eyes are made of glass, our hearts are filled with sin. One day I’ll realize you’ll find these evil thoughts are cold. For once I’m here to be the evil one and liveblog this here pro wrestling show for you, folks.
The show opens with a Pat McAfee video package talking about Indianapolis and speed and other Fastlane-y topics.
Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso vs. Judgment Day (Damian Priest & Finn Balor) (c) (WWE Undisputed Tag Team Championship)
Uso and Priest to start, Damian shoves him down, into the corner, Jey slips around and starts hammering him with body blows! Whip across, stop short, big slicing right nad a leg kick, backin Damian into the corner, tag to Rhodes! Side headlock, shot off, duck a lariat, again, slide under, front kick, drop down slap!
Dropkick to the knee, arm wringer, tag back to Uso! Hamstring kick, headbutt, Priest turns him around and gets him in the corner, tag to Balor and they work Jey over! Heat segment rolling, Priest working a surfboard something unholy at one point, clobbering Uso to the mat when he tries to escape!
Jey getting some steam behind him, reaching for the tag, whipped into the corner, clearing the corner, the path is clear! Hot tag, Beautiful Disater on Balor... NOPE! Cody Cutter reversed, inverted headlock elbow drop... SO CLOSE! Up top, Rhodes cuts him off, mounted punches, delayed vertical in the turnbuckles... SUPERPLEX!
Uso and Priest back in, fired up, Ode to Rikishi countered, off the top with a crossbody... SO CLOSE! Dive puts Damian into the announce desk, back inside, diving splash... FINN BREAKS IT UP! CODY CUTTER! Spear connects but here comes the rest of Judgment Day to run interference!
Rhea Ripley face-to-face with Uso on the floor, she waves at him, he gives her a little “I’m watching you” gesture, up top, Balor cuts him off and Priest takes advantage, avalanche Frankensteiner connects! Finn off the top, Coup de Grace... CODY BREAKS IT UP!
All four men squaring up and brawling, Rhodes takes Priest out with a superkick, Sling Blade takes Cody out, superkick from Jey for Finn and JD McDonagh! O’Connor roll for two, Rhea smashes him with the Money in the Bank briefcase, Balor covers him... JEY USO WILL NOT STAY DOWN!
Damian clears the announce desk, drawing Cody up but he ducks and McDonagh smashes Priest in the knee with the case! Inverted headlock... CROSS RHODES ON THE TABLE! TOPE CON GIRO FROM USO WIPES EVERYBODY OUT! Superkick, back suplex / Cody Cutter combination, Rhodes draws Finn back up...
Cody Rhodes & Jey Uso win by pinfall with a Cross Rhodes from Rhodes on Finn Balor, becoming your NEW WWE Undisputed Tag Team Champions.
Backstage, Wade Barrett and Booker T are chatting about how great the show is when Xavier Woods rolls up and it turns into a Pizza Hut ad.
Bobby Lashley & Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) vs. Carlito & Latino World Order (Rey Mysterio & Santos Escobar)
The match starts off as a handicap without Rey Mysterio’s mystery favor man, Santos and Ford, big shoulder block, clear the apron, another one, back body drop to the apron, Montez clobbers him but Santos is right up with him, enzuigiri in the corner... AVALANCHE FRANKENSTEINER!
Lashley breaks it up, chop block, quick tags, working Escobar over. Rey gets a tag, clearing the apron, dropkick sets Dawkins up on the second rope but Bob tags in blind and blocks the 619, slamming Mysterio on the floor! Yokosuka Cutter follows, Lashley tags Ford in, cover for two!
Rey getting worked over now, low bridge sends Ford to the floor but Dawkins tags in, Montez pulls Escobar off the apron and throws him into the barricade to block the tag! Vega clocks Ford with a Meteora, Mysterio with a DDT on Angelo, both men down and nobody for Rey to tag!
Ford back in, kicks, suplex reversed, enzuigiri sends Montez to the floor and again the path is clear with no one to tag in!
CARLITO IS HERE!
Hot tag, laraits, whip reversed, ducking and dodging, whip Ford across, front kick gets a dropkick and Carlito is feeling it! Clothesline sends Dawkins to the floor, Rey with a seated senton! Escobar puts Bob into the barricade with a dropkick, Carlito gets it...
Carlito & Latino World Order win by pinfall with the Backstabber from Carlito on Montez Ford.
Post-match, Xavier Woods brings a Pizza Hut Big Dinner Box to the commentary desk and why isn’t it in my mouth?
Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair vs. IYO SKY (c) (WWE Women’s Championship)
Asuka spits the mist at Flair out the gates, deep cover... SKY BREAKS IT UP! Asuka and IYO going at it, back and forth, trading nearfall attempts and an Oklahoma roll almost puts the Empress away! Off the ropes, Asuka with a round kick, Flair back in with a big boot to knock her down!
SKY jumps on Charlotte’s back, gets slung off, big lariat, Asuka from behind but Flair gets into a slugfest with her! Leg kick, off the ropes, catch the back elbow and turn it into a back suplex! IYO back on her feet, wheelbarrow rolled through into a double stomp, fired up, clubbing blows, double whip, up and over, shoulder thrust, slingshot schoolboy, only two!
SKY with La Mistica into the crossface, Charlotte stands up, shoved off and right into a kick from Asuka! Back body drop to the apron, IYO snaps Asuka’s neck over the ropes, springboard dropkick connects! Up top, jockeying for position, the Empress snaps off a German superplex!
Sliding knee... ONLY TWO! Flair looking for a double suplex, she gets it after a brief struggle and kips up! Asuka with a waistlock, Charlotte blocks, IYO slingshots in for a sunset flip but Flair breaks it up! Trading nearfalls with Asuka, hip attack clears Flair out, to the floor, SKY takes Asuka out with an Asai moonsault!
Charlotte up top... MOONSAULT TO THE FLOOR! Back inside, Asuka bounces Flair off the top turnbuckle before running into a big boot! Up top, IYO cuts her off with a Shotei, jockeying for position, Asuka underneath... TOWER OF DOOM FOR TWO! Quick covers, Charlotte with a Boston Crab on the Empress!
Reversed, victory roll, only two! Spinning toehold, into the figure four leglock, IYO BREAKS IT UP WITH METEORA! Stereo submissions on the Queen, Asuka get up, Asuka Lock reversed into a pin and SKY catches her with a Shotei! Wheelbarrow Codebreaker takes the champion out, spear... ASUKA KICKS OUT!
Bayley comes to ringside to wake IYO up and send her back inside. SKY jaws at her, Flair blasts the champion with a boot! Diving Codebreaker... FLAIR KICKS OUT! Figure four leglock on Asuka, Bayely comes around as she bridges up, the Role Model slides in and referee Dan Engler warns her as IYO breaks it up...
IYO SKY wins by pinfall with a moonsault on Charlotte Flair, retaining the WWE Women’s Championship.
Post-match, Bayley and IYO have a sweet moment as SKY realizes that Bayley actually helped her win this time, and they hug.
We see LA Knight arriving at the arena in a Slim Jim car, apparently his prize for winning the Slim Jim battle royal back at SummerSlam.
Pat McAfee makes his entrance and gets on the mic.
He talks about how some crowds stink but not Indianapolis and talks up the idea of WrestleMania coming to town. He gives John Cena a big introduction before going and joining the commentary desk for this match.
John Cena & LA Knight vs. the Bloodline (“Big” Jim Uso & Solo Sikoa)
Uso and Cena to start, Paul Heyman offering some words of wisdom, shoulder block, off the ropes, leapfrog, tag to Sikoa! John off the ropes, clobbered with a right hand and he spins out into the corner! Quick tags, working the greatest of all time over at some great lengths here.
Cena gets an Attitude Adjustment off on Uso, the path is clear but he’s dead in the water! He wakes and crawls but Solo tags in first and clears Knight off the apron! Referee Jason Ayers holds him back, LA is frustrated, John’s on the wrong side of town for a while longer but gets the knees up in the corner to create another opening!
Crawling, desperate... KNIGHT IS IN! Running hot, side Russian legsweep on Uso, off the ropes, swinging neckbreaker, clear the apron, putting boots to Jim in the corner! Uso cuts him off with a superkick, diving splash, Knight rolls out of the way and slams him!
People’s Elbow, Solo runs in, whip reversed, Samoan Drop, Cena off the top with a crossbody to take Sikoa out! Diving splash from Jim on John! All four men are down and out! Knight back to his feet, jabbing away at both Samoans, whip reversed, Uso back body drops him to the floor! Cena powers up, fireman’s carry, Jim superkicks him!
Back inside, LA cuts Jim off, superplex connects! Cena fired up, “You can’t see me!” and into the Five Knuckle Shuffle! Knight catches Uso...
John Cena & LA Knight win by pinfall with BFT from Knight on Jimmy Uso.
Backstage, Finn Balor is talking to Damian Priest about how he’s all banged up and maybe tonight isn’t the night, but Priest refuses to go home empty-handed.
Rhea Ripley gives him a talk about how he didn’t want to rush this and he’s not in good enough shape to cash in, and she takes the briefcase from him as Finn and Dominik Mysterio tend to Damian’s injured knee.
We see Declan McMahon (Shane’s son) hanging out with some football men at ringside.
Commentary hypes up Monday’s episode of Raw.
Brawling Brutes do an ad for a toy monster truck that Sheamus apparently drives.
Seth Rollins (c) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (WWE World Heavyweight Championship Last Man Standing Match)
Nakamura sidesteps a boot and bails to the floor for a breather, letting Rollins stew! Seth gives chase but doesn’t fall into the trap of rushing right back into the ring. He grabs a kendo stick and slides in, Shinsuke ducks, trips him up, pulls him to the floor and rams the injured back into the apron!
Into the barricade as well, Seth manages to get him up for a powerbomb but Nakamura punches his way out! Rollins smashes his face into the steel steps, stalking after him, picking the steps up and he blasts Shinsuke with them! Nakamura ducks a followup shot, rolls away from Blackout on the steel steps but Seth clocks him and throws him back inside!
Kendo stick, steel chairs, trash can, tables, Rollins throwing all kinds of plunder in the ring! Back inside, Shinsuke with an enzuigiri from the apron and a running knee to the side of the head! Following it up with a knee across the back of the neck! Back in the ring, kicks to the back, sliding German suplex and Nakamura is running hot.
Kinshasa connects, referee Chad Patton counting and Seth is back up at about six. Kick to the back, putting the trash can on Rollins, Nakamura clangs him repeatedly with the kendo stick! Shinsuke choking him with nunchuks, nailing him in the throat, again Patton counts and again Seth gets up.
Reverse chinlock applied, Rollins gets out and hammers Shinsuke with the kendo stick unholy! Trash can in hand, he bashes Nakamura in the head with it and to the floor, off the ropes, suicide dive connects! Back inside, Shinsuke with a kendo stick-assisted side Russian legsweep, Kinshasa connects, Nakamura sets a table up while Seth struggles to his fat at about eight.
Rollins puts Shinsuke through the table, Blackout connects... NAKAMURA GETS UP AT EIGHT! Seth sends him to the floor with a lariat, he goes and clears the announce table before going under the ring for a ladder! He sets it up and gets Shinsuke on the announce desk but Nakamura gets up and walks away before he can do anything!
Leaping forearm against the barricade, smashing Shinsuke into the apron and another stretch of barricade, fighting out into the crowd, up some stairs... NAKAMURA KICKS ROLLINS OFF THE STEPS AND TO THE CONCRETE BELOW! Referee Chad Patton counts... ROLLINS GETS UP AT ABOUT NINE AND A HALF!
Kick from Nakamura, he waffles a chair across Seth’s back repeatedly, walking him out to the stage and back to ringside! Ringside mats pulled up to expose the concrete, Rollins gets underhooks but hope dies as Shinsuke counters the Pedigree with a back body drop! Again Seth drags himself to his feet and beats the count!
Shinsuke throws him inside, Rollins with a superkick, Pedigree connects in the ring, both men are down! Chad counting, Seth rolls to the floor at seven... NAKAMURA GETS UP AT THE LAST SECOND! Out to the floor, Rollins sets the table up, Shinsuke turns the tide... DIVING KNEE DROP THROUGH THE TABLE TO THE FLOOR!
Referee’s count begins again, Shinsuke up first, he hammers Rollins with chairshots! Seth drags himself to his feet with the barricade, screaming agony, Nakamura with a handful of hair but Rollins puts him into the post! Both men climbing the ladder, Shinsuke spits red mist at him and Seth falls down through the announce desk!
Patton counting, Michael Cole begging Seth to stay down but Rollins gets up at nine! Back in the ring, a single chair is unfolded in the middle of the ring, Nakamura hits a simple backbreaker to set him up... KINSHASA INTO THE TABLE! SETH ROLLS OUT OF THE RING AND MANAGES TO BEAT THE COUNT!
Throwing Rollins over the timekeeper’s barricade, taking him into the crowd again, putting him up on a riser, putting boots to him! Seth with a Pedigree and a Blackout on the riser, again Patton counts, both men back up, Rollins hooks him... FALCON ARROW THROUGH A PRODUCTION TABLE! IT’S OVER!
Seth Rollins wins by keeping Shinsuke Nakamura down for a ten count, retaining the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Seth celebrates with Indianapolis singing his song.
That’s the show, folks.