Reigns retained his Wrestlemania title shot with a win over Bryan and will face the Beast Incarnate Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania XXXI.
Roman Reigns defeated Daniel Bryan at WWE Fastlane to retain his Wrestlemania XXXI WWE World Heavyweight Championship match against Brock Lesnar.
After a cautious start with the powerhouse Reigns measuring up the technical specialist Bryan, Reigns hits a massive shoulder block to his bearded foe, but Bryan followed up with a roll up for a two count. Bryan got Reigns down and locked him in a surboard board submission hold, but Reigns powered out, much to Bryan’s bewilderment.
Bryan began kicking Reigns in the leg began focusing on the powerhouse’s leg to wear him down. He then put Reigns into a Indian deathlock, but Reigns broke out of it with some forearms to Bryan’s face. Bryan managed to get up and hit a European uppercut, but Reigns simply picked him up and dropped him across the top rope before hitting a massive Samoan Drop.
Reigns turned Bryan inside out with a huge clothesline for a two count and then started delivering a series of exotic suplexes to Bryan. Reigns then went outside the ring and hits his signature dropkick on the apron. He then set up for the Superman Punch, but Bryan counters with a kick to the ribs and started focusing on Reigns’ mid-section.
Bryan then hit a few running dropkicks in the corner to the injured Reigns. He followed it up with more kicks to the gut and then put Reigns on the top turnbuckle for a frankensteiner, but Reigns caught him and hit a devastating powerbomb from the middle rope. After Bryan kicked out at two, Reigns hit a series of clotheslines in the corner and put Bryan on the top turnbuckle. But Bryan slipped out and tripped up Reigns to catch his breath and get back on the offensive.
After hitting a back superplex, Bryan locked in the Yes Lock on Reigns to force the submission but Reigns dragged Bryan to the ropes to break the hold.
A back and forth series of well-executed finishing maneuvers led to Daniel Bryan trying to hit a Running Knee. But at the last instant, Reigns countered with a match-ending Spear to nail the 1-2-3 on Bryan.
With his win over Bryan, Reigns moves on to Wrestlemania XXXI where he will face The Beast Incarnate, The Conqueror Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.