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Goldberg reaffirms dominance, wins Universal title at Fastlane

/ 03:06 PM March 06, 2017

Goldberg will be heading to WrestleMania as the WWE Universal Champion. Photo by

Goldberg will be heading to WrestleMania as the WWE Universal Champion. Photo by

Goldberg made quick work of Kevin Owens to claim the WWE Universal Championship at WWE Fastlane Monday (Manila time) in Milwaukee.

It only took the WCW legend 22 seconds to upend the champion, hitting him with a Spear and a Jackhammer to score the pinfall.


Owens wasted time on the outside and made Goldberg wait, but when he finally decided to get into the action, his ex-best friend and United States Champion Chris Jericho made a surprise appearance to distract the Prizefighter.


With the win, Goldberg will now go on to WrestleMania to defend his gold in a titanic clash against Brock Lesnar.

Bayley retained her Raw Women’s Championship as she ended Charlotte Flair’s 16 pay-per-view winning streak.

The champion hit a Bayley-to-belly suplex on the self-proclaimed Queen of the WWE and also got timely help from Sasha Banks to successfully defend her title.

Roman Reigns also reigned supreme in his highly-physical battle against Braun Strowman, closing the deal out with a thunderous Spear.

Samoa Joe was victorious in his PPV debut, submitting Sami Zayn to his Coquina Clutch.

Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson retained their Raw Tag Team Championships, beating Enzo Amore and Big Cass.


The win, however, ended in controversial fashion as Amore had his foot on the bottom rope during the pin, but was kicked off by Gallows before the referee saw it.

Neville also successfully defended his WWE Cruiserweight Championship, bringing back the Red Arrow to repulse Gentleman Jack Gallagher.

Banks scored a huge win over Nia Jax, rolling her up for the three-count.

In a pair of last minute additions, Cesaro beat Jinder Mahal with a huge uppercut, while Big Show needed three Chokeslams and a Knockout punch to fend off Rusev.

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In the kickoff show, the team of Rich Swann and Akira Tozawa topped Brian Kendrick and Noam Dar after Kendrick found himself on the receiving end of a snap German suplex from Tozawa which was followed by a Phoenix splash from Swann.

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