An uneven show with some average matches, two pretty bad matches, and two really great matches. If nothing else, this show is worthwhile for the Intercontinental and World Heavyweight title matches.
Fastlane was a mixed show. It had some very good matches, but it also had some not so great matches and very strange booking.
The Fastlane Kickoff show features a two out of three falls match for the US Title that was good enough to be on Fastlane, but might have been better on the kickoff show since it got more time. Plus the usual pre-show analysis and AJ Styles answering questions in the Social Media Lounge.
As a complete show, the 2016 Royal Rumble started strong and lost some steam as it went along. As a match, it seemed reminiscent of years past, which isn’t always a good thing.
Predictions are made and a fatal four way tag team match is held to determine two of the spots in the Royal Rumble match.
We were guaranteed a new World Heavyweight Champion, and we got one, but is it what we really wanted or expected? Also, did The Undertaker pass the torch to Bray Wyatt, who held the Diva’s title after the verbal attacks became physical, and how much did New Day rock in a Survivor Series match? Read on to find out all this and more!
The Survivor Series Kickoff saw the first of two traditional elimination matches for the night, and the return of a long-time superstar!