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The Best Tweets From WWE Fast Lane

The Best Tweets From WWE Fast Lane

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Alright, calm down. Every year panic sets in during WWE's February pay-per view as fans realise how close we are to WrestleMania and how little is actually set in stone. The card tends to disappoint - with WWE not yet willing to show their hand for the next month's 'Grand Daddy of 'Em All' - and though in previous years we've had the prospect of an Elimination Chamber match to console us, with that idea being shelved in favour of the 'Fast Lane' concept in February, a poor offering from WWE last night (not helped by a silent Memphis crowd in attendance) doesn't necessarily spell doom for WrestleMania 31. Besides it was free, either on the WWE Network or (randomly) on Sky One. So chill.

What did we learn ahead of Mania? Well Roman Reigns is officially slated to go one-on-one with Brock Lesnar after a clean win over Daniel Bryan in the night's fun main event. Bray Wyatt challenged The Undertaker after doing a mock-Deadman entrance. Sting and Triple H was effectively made official after the two brawled during their scheduled 'confrontation'. The Bulgarian Brute, Rusev, retained his US Title by nefarious means against John Cena, presumably setting up a rematch in March. See also: Dean Ambrose and Bad News Barrett after the former's disqualification. And Randy Orton is back, making the save against The Authority after the opening 6-man tag to set up a collision course with Seth Rollins.

Poor pay-per views generally make for fun nights on Twitter, though. Here's the best of last night's action...

The Road to WrestleMania 31 in Woolshed, Dublin is on. Here's our Avengers-themed poster that topped the charts in Reddit's pro-wrestling section...

People went all out to mark WWE's first ever 'Fast Lane' pay-per view...

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Finn Balor was otherwise occupied with driving lessons...

Sign of the night goes to...

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Even Zack Ryder thought this was stupid...

Some wrestlers weren't bothered with WWE's offering and chose to watch the Oscars instead...

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The opener wasn't exactly a high-flying, blink-and-you'll-miss-it classic...

And, of all people...Kane got the win?

We forgot all about it as this guy came back after the match...

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Stardust debuted new ring attire and face paint to match his new attitude...

Stardust/Goldust didn't exactly engage the crowd...

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Twitter started drifting too...

The finished ended up getting botched after Stardust clearly kicked out...

Prompting the unlikeliest of outcomes...

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This PPV was dying on it's arse and the crowd weren't helping...

Lilian Garcia was losing the plot on ring announcing duties too...

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There comes a stage where you have to give up the facepaint and leather jackets lads and grow up...

Aw, this used to be so cool back in the day. Now it's getting sad...

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Sting and Triple H's confrontation sparked obvious questions...

Watching WWE pay-per views makes fans something something...

Next up was the Divas Title match between Nikki Bella and the UK's Paige...

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Still people were drifting...

Still Lilian Garcia was drifting...

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There's no place like home, there's no place like home...

Iron Shiek had switched off altogether...

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Ambrose/Barrett ended because Ambrose...beat him up too much he got...disqualified?

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Business needed to start picking up...

The Druids made their way out to the stage and the bong hit...

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Psyche!

Nope, it was Bray Wyatt cutting a promo challenging Undertaker for WrestleMania 31...

Cena/Rusev next, and this one was personal...

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It ended when Rusev cheated and choked Cena out...

This pleases JR...

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Main event time! Roman Reigns vs Daniel Bryan for the right to face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania...

Even former WWE wrestlers were starting to partake in the randomness now...

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It was actually an action-packed match filled with cool spots like this...

And awkward screengrabs like this...

Roman Reigns won. And to be fair the crowd's reaction was consistent with the rest of the night...

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The show got a pretty unanimous thumbs down on Twitter...

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WWE Fast Lane - Quick Results

SETH ROLLINS, BIG SHOW & KANE defeated DOLPH ZIGGLER, RYBACK & ERICK ROWAN

GOLDUST defeated STARDUST

CESARO & TYSON KIDD defeated WWE Tag-Team Champions, THE USOS

Divas Champion, NIKKI BELLA defeated PAIGE

Intercontinental Champion, BAD NEWS BARRETT defeated DEAN AMBROSE by disqualification

US Champion, RUSEV defeated JOHN CENA

ROMAN REIGNS defeated DANIEL BRYAN to face WWE World Champion BROCK LESNAR at WrestleMania 31

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Rick Nash is a former professional wrestler, the co-host of Balls.ie's official WWE podcast, Low Blows, and the founder of WWE Parties Ireland who hosted their WWE WrestleMania 31 Party in Woolshed Baa & Grill, Dublin next month. He is also a DJ and terrible sports gambler, so feel free to share some tips with him on Twitter.

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