WWE Fastlane 2018: Final Picks, Predictions for Last PPV Before WrestleMania 34

Ruben Ruiz
March 12, 2018

WWE may craft fully fleshed out stories for some matches and treat others as filler.

John Cena, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler will compete against Styles for the blue brand's top title.

What may be more interesting, however, is what happened behind the scenes earlier this year, as Ziggler reportedly extended his contract with the WWE, making him one of the highest paid Superstars in the company with his new deal.

According to Paddy Power's betting odds (H/T Bet Wrestling), the only titles where there's any question about whether a title will change hands lands in the US championship match and the tag team title battle. Of course, he is facing the guy who has a guaranteed title match at WrestleMania so there are worse places to be on the card. These two tag teams had a hellacious feud over the titles during the second half of 2017, with the belts trading hands several times before the Usos came out victorious once and for all. On Sunday, she faces relative newcomer Ruby Riott, who will be joined by her Riott Squad members Liv Morgan and Sarah Logan.

Also on tonight's show, Bobby Roode will defend his United States Championship against Randy Orton, and Charlotte will defend her Women's Championship against Ruby Riott. This might be the toughest title defense Charlotte has ever had.

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As of this writing, many are expecting The Phenomenal One to leave the main event as the victor and advance to WrestleMania 34 to battle the winner of the Royal Rumble, Shinsuke Nakamura.

The United States and SmackDown Tag Team Championship pictures aren't as clear. The robed one has held the US title for just less than two months and it doesn't seem like it should end here. But he did win a match against Rusev's tag partner and entrance singer Aiden English recently, leading to Rusev getting into a war of words with Nakamura backstage two weeks ago before challenging him to a match at Fastlane.

Furthermore, Dolph Ziggler elucidated that after taking a brief hiatus from in-ring WWE competition past year, he realized the value of competing in the ring, and is now motivated to have a WrestleMania moment and possibly compete against a legend in a marquee match at WrestleMania 34.

- WWE has a new fan poll up asking if John Cena will win his 17th world title at Fastlane 2018 tonight.

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