LA Knight winning pose

LA Knight vs. Solo Sikoa – WWE SmackDown 13th October 2023

Match Result / Who won?: LA Knight won via pinfall in LA Knight vs. Solo Sikoa match at WWE Fastlane 2023. Read the rest of the article for the match summary.

Note: We are using the narrative of this segment from Wrestleview.

Jey Uso and Cody Rhodes celebrate. As they head up the ramp, the Bloodline’s music hits. Jimmy Uso and Solo Sikoa stand across to the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions.

Cody and Jay face off Solo and Jimmy

Jimmy Uso laughs as he looks them up and down. Suddenly, Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns walks out and goes face-to-face with Cody Rhodes.

Roman and Cody Rhodes face off

Rhodes stares a hole through his eyes. SmackDown General Manager Nick Aldis comes out and stands between them.

LA Knight makes his appearance along with a loud pop from the crowd.

LA Knight enters
LA Knight second rope pose

The bell rings, and Knight takes it to Sikoa quickly. Knight hits the ropes, but Sikoa delivers a back elbow. Sikoa goes for a suplex, but Knight floats through and connects with a neckbreaker.

LA Knight neck breaker on Solo

Sikoa reverses a whip. Knight ducks two attacks, but Sikoa eventually smashes him with a clothesline. Sikoa gets him up. Knight gets away and tries to lift him, but Sikoa clubs him. Sikoa puts him in the corner and chops the chest. Knight fights back and clotheslines him out of the ring. Sikoa sends Knight hard into the ring post, and Knight falls to the floor hard.

Solo hits LA to ring post

We return from the break to see Sikoa applying a nerve hold to Knight. Knight gets to his feet and tries to lift Sikoa, but he falls under his weight. Sikoa connects with a belly-to-belly suplex for a two-count. Sikoa gets him in the corner and hits a running hip attack. Sikoa punches and head-butts him. Knight begins to fight back, but Sikoa drops him with a nasty Samoan Drop for a near fall.

LA Knight forces off from Solos clutches

Knight goes for a sunset flip, but Sikoa stays up. Knight avoids a cannonball. Sikoa goes for a splash in the corner, but Knight moves. Sikoa tries again and hits the ring post.

LA Knight face burst Solo

Knight punches away at Sikoa, who looks out on his feet. Knight hits the ropes and clotheslines him down. Knight connects with a DDT. Sikoa goes to the corner to recover, but Knight follows and stomps him.

LA Knight jabs Solo

Knight connects with a running knee to the face. Knight backs up and charges, but Sikoa picks him up. Knight slides off and soon powers him up for a power slam.

LA Knight jabs Solo

Knight gets the crowd going and hits a leaping elbow drop. Knight sets up for Blunt Force Trauma, but Sikoa pushes him off. They hit the ropes and wiped each other out with a double clothesline.

Jimmy Uso runs down and sets up for an attack on Knight. John Cena runs in and hits Jimmy with an Attitude Adjustment!

Cena AAs Jimmy

Cena turns into a Samoan Spike from Sikoa.

Solo spikes Cena

Knight then hits Sikoa with BFT for the win!

LA BFTs Solo
LA pins Solo

LA Knight celebrates his win and poses on the turnbuckle. Knight gets down… and is speared by Roman Reigns!

Roman spears LA Knight

The crowd loudly boos. Reigns smiles and mocks LA Knight. Reigns puts a single finger up in the air and stands over Knight. Reigns puts the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship in his face and holds it up as the show ends.