With the WWE planning their events months in advance, it is not uncommon for plans to leak every now and again. According to The Sun, a promotional video for the pre-WrestleMania pay-per-view Fastlane has leaked online. Here is the story!
The Leaked Promotion
Ringside Intel managed to get a hold of the promotional video, courtesy of our colleagues at WWE Insider. Even though the video is of poor quality, the promotion displays a Fatal Five Way Match involving Shinsuke Nakamura, Randy Orton, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, and AJ Styles.
What Does This Mean for the Royal Rumble?
The promotion could have some repercussions for the Royal Rumble event, which takes place before the Fastlane pay-per-view.
Shinsuke Nakamura is one of the favorites to win the Royal Rumble event. However, with him being advertised in the Fatal Five Way Match, it could mean he is not going to win at all!
Some wrestling reporters claim that Shinsuke Nakamura could always be replaced in the Fatal Five Way Match if he does win the Royal Rumble, but since these promotions are in place for Fastlane already, I highly doubt it.
Rumored Appearance of Ronda Rousey
Still, there are some things we should be looking forward to. The internet has been buzzing about a possible appearance of Ronda Rousey in the first women’s Royal Rumble match. The former mixed martial arts fighter has been spotted having dinner with the current WWE Chief Operating Officer Triple H, which seems to indicate the arrival of the star is imminent.
I do hate it when these promotions are revealed way before the pay-per-view since it causes some spoilers. However, this year’s Royal Rumble is set to be a great one, so I still look forward to watching it despite the spoilers surrounding the Fastlane pay-per-view.
What are you looking forward to most for the Royal Rumble? Are you surprised to learn Shinsuke Nakamura will be in this five-man match? Let us know your opinions in the comment section below.