Hello Fight Fans, welcome to our coverage for WWE Elimination Chamber where Roman Reigns will face the winner of the Smackdown Men's Elimination Chamber match!
- We open tonight's pre-show with a breakdown of the card before we're told that Keith Lee is injured and won't be in the United States Championship Triple Threat Match later tonight and that there will be a fatal four way to decide who will be added to the match.
- We get a video package for the Smackdown Elimination Chamber match where the winner will face Roman Reigns immediately after for his Universal Championship.
- We get a backstage interview with Cesaro ahead of him competing in the Smackdown Elimination Chamber match where he says that he's going to win the match and defeat Roman Reigns to become the new Universal champion.
- We get a satellite interview with MVP ahead of The Hurt Business' Bobby Lashley defending his United States Championship later tonight before Billie Kay walks up to him and gives him her resume.
- Sonya Deville joins the panel and talks about the matches on the blue brand and how she is skeptical that Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair can work together to defeat Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax and become the new WWE Women's Tag Team champions. The Street Profits then show up and try to get a word with Sonya before she reprimands them and says that if they want to speak to her, they can visit her when she's in her office before they leave as we go to commercial.
United States Championship Number One Contender Fatal Four Match
Mustafa Ali (w/ Retribution) vs Ricochet vs John Morrison vs Elias
The heels overwhelm the baby faces early and work together by teaming up on Ricochet before it's just Ricochet and Ali in the ring and the two exchange strikes until Ali hits a high angle back drop driver for two. The team work soon ends as Elias attacks Ali and covers him, only for Slapjack to drag him off of Ali and Elias hits Ricochet with a choke bomb for a near fall that Ali breaks up. John comes in and sends Elias out of the ring before hitting Ricochet with a neckbreaker for a deep two count before missing Starship Pain and Ricochet takes out Elias and Ali with a double lionsault. Ricochet hits a bridging dragon suplex for two before Ali hits Elias with a tornado DDT and Retribution drag Ali out of the ring when Ricochet drops him to save the match. Retribution then send Ricochet into the post before John covers Ali back in the ring while they're celebrating what they just did to Ricochet for the pin and the win.
Winner: John Morrison defeats Ali, Ricochet, and Elias via pinfall to gain entry into the United States Championship Triple Threat match.
- We get a video package for the RAW Elimination Chamber match where Drew McIntyre's WWE Championship will be on the line.
- We open tonight's event with a video package for the history of the Elimination Chamber match and the Elimination Chamber matches on tonight's show.
Universal Championship Number One Contender Elimination Chamber Match
Kevin Owens vs Jey Uso vs Sami Zayn vs Cesaro vs Baron Corbin vs Daniel Bryan
Daniel and Cesaro start the match off quick by running the ropes before Cesaro halts the pace of Daniel with a backbreaker for two before Daniel hits a flying clothesline into kicks to the chest and legs before they exchange uppercuts and Daniel sends Cesaro over the top rope. Daniel hits a diving knee to Cesaro at the side of the chamber before they're back inside where Daniel hits a missile dropkick for two before Baron comes in and takes out Daniel by sending him into the side of the cage before tossing Cesaro from ringside and back into the ring. Cesaro hits several running uppercuts in opposite corners before Corbin hits DB and Cesaro with Deep Six for a pair of two counts before driving DB into the side of Sami's pod before nearly driving Cesaro through it and driving DB into a second pod before focusing on his legs. Baron steps on DB and yells at Jey who's still in his pod before dropping Cesaro with right hands as Sami is next to enter the match after spending several minutes holding his door shut before Cesaro grabs him from the opposite side and bounces him around in the pod. DB kicks Sami and sends him face first into the side of the cage before Corbin runs over DB with a clubbing blow before Sami misses a Helluva Kick and kicks Kevin's pod when DB ducks before Cesaro and Sami climb to the top of the chamber before Cesaro knocks Sami off of the side and does pull ups from the top of it.
Corbin comes back and chokeslams DB before Cesaro sends Corbin into the post and hits a diving uppercut before swinging him and locking in a sharpshooter before forcing Corbin to tap out for the elimination. Corbin rolls out of the chamber as Kevin is next to enter before Sami tries to team up with Kevin who sends him into several pods repeatedly before clotheslining him and brawling with DB once he gets into the ring. Kevin hits DB with a release German before exchanging strikes with Cesaro until DB gets on the back of Kevin and locks in a sleeper before Kevin hits a senton onto Cesaro with DB on his back before covering Cesaro, and then DB for a pair of two counts. Kevin goes for a superplex to Sami before Sami bites and headbutts him down before missing a dive and Kevin superkicks him before hitting a cannonball in every corner and everyone hits a move before they collapse as Jey looks on from inside his pod, still waiting to be released into the match. Kevin hits DB with a fisherman's buster for two before Jey comes in and brawls with Kevin who sends him into the side of the cage and into the window of a pod that breaks free before everyone brawl at ringside until Kevin hits a moonsault off of the top of a pod that takes out everyone.
Kevin hits DB and Cesaro with stunners before ducking a Helluva Kick by Sami and hitting him with a stunner for the pin and the elimination before Jey traps the arm of Kevin in the door of the chamber when Sami is being helped out before hitting a diving splash once they're back in the ring for the pin and the elimination. Cesaro swings Jey into the side of the cage before catching DB coming off of the top and hitting a fall away slam that sends DB over the top rope and back into the ring before DB kicks Cesaro in mid-air and the two exchange strikes until DB counters a pop-up uppercut into a backslide for a near fall. DB drops Cesaro with a roundhouse kick for a near fall before they counter each other until DB drops Cesaro with another roundhouse kick and goes up top before Cesaro hits a running uppercut in the corner and a gut buster off of the top before swinging Daniel. Jey superkicks Cesaro when he's swinging Daniel before Jey pins Cesaro with a diving splash for the pin and the elimination before hitting DB with one for a near fall before DB wins when he pins and eliminates Jey with a flying knee.
Winner: Daniel Bryan defeats Jey Uso, Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin, Cesaro, and Kevin Owens via pinfall to earn an opportunity to face Roman Reigns for his Universal title later tonight.
WWE Universal Championship Match
Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) vs Daniel Bryan
DB immediately locks in the Yes Lock, but Roman breaks his grip before beating on Daniel in mount and hitting a one armed powerbomb before submitting DB with a guillotine until he's unconscious for the referee stoppage.
Winner: Roman Reigns retains his Universal title by defeating Daniel Bryan via submission due to referee stoppage.
- After the match Edge spears Roman out of nowhere when he's celebrating before pointing to the Wrestlemania sign and telling Roman that he's chosen him as his opponent in the main event of Wrestlemania as we go to commercial.
- We get a graphic for the WWE 24/7 champion Bad Bunny who was on Saturday Night Live last night before we go backstage to Sonya talking to Bad before Miz walks up and mocks him before shoving Bad who slaps him before Damian Priest shows up and gets between the two. Bad and Damian then celebrate once Miz leaves as we go back to the ring for our next match.
WWE United States Championship Triple Threat Match
Bobby Lashley (c) (w/ MVP) vs Riddle vs John Morrison
Bobby goes right after Riddle and beats on him in the corner before John does the same thing and Bobby tosses John into the corner before beating him down in the opposite corner before slinging Riddle off of his back when he goes for a sleeper before John rocks Bobby with kicks. Bobby knocks John off of the apron and into the barricade before driving him into the post and sending him spinning in the air before suplexing Riddle onto the floor before tossing him back inside and hitting a neckbreaker before John saves Bobby from a suplex. Bobby runs over both Riddle and John and clears the ring before Riddle and John regroup at ringside and double team Bobby in the corner before Bobby immediately comes back and drops John and Riddle before Riddle sends Bobby over the top. Riddle kicks Bobby from the apron before he and John take out Bobby with topes before John sends Riddle into the post and tosses him back inside for two before he and Riddle exchange strikes until Riddle drops John with a Pele kick. Riddle hits running forearms in the corner before hitting a senton into a PK and a bridging German for two before Bobby comes back in and gets dropped with the Final Flash before Riddle hits Bobby with the Floating Bro for a near fall that John breaks up.
John hits Starship Pain for a near fall before getting into a fight with MVP at ringside and taking his crutch he came out to the ring with before Bobby locks in the Hurt Lock on John who nearly taps before Riddle hits him with the crutch. Riddle then pins John with the Bro-Derek for the win after he's sent Bobby out of the ring.
Winner: Riddle defeats John Morrison and Bobby Lashley via pinfall to become the new United States Championship.
WWE Women's Tag Team Championship Match
Shayna Baszler & Nia Jax (c) vs Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair
Nia and Bianca lock up to start the match before Bianca mocks Nia and tags in Sasha who hits Nia with a bulldog before Bianca comes back in and Nia tosses Sasha at Bianca who catches her before they hit Nia with a double dropkick and Shayna tags herself in. Bianca dropkicks Shayna before countering an armbar attempt and tagging in Sasha who hits a sliding meteora for two before Shayna snaps Sasha's neck across the top rope and Nia knocks Sasha off of the apron before tossing her back inside. The champions isolate Sasha until she gets the hot tag to Bianca who counters the Kirifuda Clutch and Sasha comes back in before Bianca hits the KOD and Nia drags her out of the ring for a near fall before Nia counters the KOD and slams Bianca onto the mat for two. Sasha gets the blind tag as Nia hits Bianca with a Samoan drop before Sasha hits a diving meteora for a near fall as Reginald makes his way out to ringside and Sasha locks in the Banks Statement on Nia before Nia gets to the ropes for the break. Reginald then tosses Sasha a bottle of champagne before the referee takes it from her and Nia pins Sasha with a Samoan drop for the win.
Winner: Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler retain their WWE Women's Tag Team titles by defeating Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair via pinfall.
- Backstage MVP talks to Miz off of the mic before we get go back to the ring for our second Elimination Chamber match.
WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match
Drew McIntyre (c) vs Sheamus vs Jeff Hardy vs Kofi Kingston vs Randy Orton vs AJ Styles
Jeff and Randy kick things off with Randy dropping and stomping Jeff before dumping him out of the ring before Jeff comes back and beats Randy down in a corner of the cage and hits a dropkick before Randy thumbs his eye. Back in the ring Randy wrenches the head and neck of Jeff before locking in a rear chin lock and stomping Jeff before Jeff comes back with a clothesline into an inverted atomic drop and a basement dropkick into a splash for two. Jeff hits a splash off of the second rope for two before they counter each other's finishers as the lights flash and the WWE champion enters the match and runs over both Jeff and Randy before focusing on Randy at ringside until he suplexes Jeff onto the floor and lawn darts him into the side of Kofi's pod before Randy hits Drew with a draping DDT for two. Randy hits a neckbreaker for two before Randy hits a second draping DDT and Kofi enters the match by brawling with Randy before Kofi pins Randy out of nowhere for the elimination before hitting Kofi and Jeff with a pair of RKOs before Omos rips apart the back of AJ's pod and AJ enters the ring through the entrance when Randy leaves. AJ gets two near falls on Kofi and Jeff before stomping Drew and Adam Pearce ejects Omos from ringside even though there are no rules in an Elimination Chamber match before Kofi and AJ exchange in the ring before AJ periodically stomps Drew at ringside.
AJ hits Kofi with a brainbuster for two before Kofi monkey flips AJ into the side of the cage and Drew counters a guillotine into a suplex as Sheamus is chomping at the bit to enter the match as Drew covers Kofi for two before suplexing Kofi into the side of the cage and onto the floor. Drew stares at Sheamus while hitting Jeff with a neckbreaker for two before Sheamus finally enters the match and gets into the ring with Drew before they brawl until Kofi and Jeff come back in and are immediately dumped out of the ring. Drew and Sheamus run into each other before Sheamus drops Drew and Drew clotheslines Sheamus and himself over the top rope and onto the floor as AJ and Kofi exchange strikes on the opposite side of the cage before Kofi dives off of the top of a chamber and takes out Sheamus and Drew. Drew crotches Sheamus on the top rope with Kofi now on top of the pod in that corner before Drew drops AJ and punches Sheamus on the top rope in the corner before they hit a tower of doom and AJ and Jeff try to cover Drew, and Sheamus, respectively. Kofi hits a trust fall off of the top of the pod and takes everyone out before covering all four of his opponents for a series of two counts before Sheamus turns him inside out with a Brogue Kick for the pin and the elimination before Jeff hits Sheamus and Drew with Twists of Fate for a near fall on Drew before hitting AJ with a Twist of Fate and going up top.
Jeff climbs on top of the pod and hits a moonsault onto Drew and Sheamus at ringside when AJ rolls out of the way before dropping AJ and hitting a Swanton Bomb before Drew hits him with a Claymore for the pin and the elimination before Sheamus counters the Future Shock DDT into a bicycle knee for a near fall. Drew headbutts Sheamus before Sheamus hits Drew with White Noise before AJ hits a springboard flipping senton for a near fall to Drew before hitting Drew with a 450 for a second consecutive near fall before Sheamus beats on AJ and sends him into the side of the cage before tossing him back inside. Sheamus goes up top and hits a diving clothesline before Drew hits Sheamus with the Future Shock DDT and Drew drops him with a Brogue Kick before AJ hits Sheamus with the Phenomenal Forearm for the pin and the elimination. Drew then hits AJ with the Claymore when he goes for the Phenomenal Forearm for the pin, elimination, and the win.
Winner: Drew McIntyre retains his WWE championship by last eliminating AJ Styles.
- After the match Bobby Lashley shows up and attacks Drew before laying him out and Miz comes out and cashes in his Money in the Bank contract.
WWE Championship Match
Drew McIntyre (c) vs The Miz
Miz immediately hits Drew with a DDT for a near fall before finishing Drew with the Skull Crushing Finale for the pin and the win.
Winner: The Miz defeats Drew McIntyre via pinfall to become the new WWE champion.