There’s a Universal Title match set for WWE Fastlane on Sunday, March 21 and it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t going to predict a title change.
Daniel Bryan earned a one-on-one Universal Title match against Roman Reigns because he defeated Jey Uso in a competitive Steel Cage Match on Smackdown. WWE has already announced Edge will challenge Roman Reigns for the Universal Title at WrestleMania on April 10-11, but if Bryan wins then Edge would face Bryan.
Here’s what WWE.com wrote about the Reigns vs. Bryan match:
At WWE Fastlane, a rematch between two of the squared circle’s best will take place when Daniel Bryan challenges Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship.
At WWE Elimination Chamber, Bryan overcame five of SmackDown’s top Superstars inside the career-altering Elimination Chamber. Before he could so much as catch his breath, though, the war-torn Leader of the “Yes!” Movement was forced to compete in his Universal Championship Match against The Head of the Table on the spot. Although Bryan caught the titleholder off guard and nearly made him tap out early to the “Yes!” Lock, the fresh Big Dog shattered Bryan’s title hopes by locking him in the Guillotine and forcing him to pass out.
Although Royal Rumble Match winner Edge immediately emerged after the bell to hit the Spear on The Big Dog and announced that he would face Reigns on The Grandest Stage of Them All, Bryan returned to the Feb. 26 edition of the blue brand and secured himself a matchup against “Main Event” Jey Uso to earn a Universal Title opportunity at WWE Fastlane. When that contest ended in a double count-out, a rematch victory against Uso inside the Steel Cage the following week finally made the title match official.
Don’t miss the high-stakes showdown that could cause a major detour on The Road to WrestleMania at WWE Fastlane, Sunday, March 21, at 7 ET/ 4 PT, streaming live in partnership with Peacock and WWE Network.
Here’s the Fastlane lineup so far:
WWE Universal Championship: Roman Reigns (c) vs. Daniel Bryan
Women’s Tag Team Championships: Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler (c) vs. Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair
More matches to come obviously.