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- Bray Wyatt appears and he says that the Elimination Chamber is upon us, Wyatt says Roman Reigns is standing in the way of his destiny. Wyatt talks about how Reigns lost the Royal Rumble Match and the WWE Intercontinental Title, Wyatt says that he’ll put Reigns out of his misery.
- Roman Reigns appears next and he is n a great journey, Reigns then says he starts the journey to WWE Wrestlemania 34 tonight.
Elimination Chamber Qualifying Match: Bray Wyatt vs. Roman Reigns
The match begins with Wyatt catches Reigns with a knee strike before applying the headlock, Reigns gets free and he drops Wyatt with a shoulder tackle. Reigns briefly holds Wyatt in the headlock, Wyatt kicks Reigns and goes to the top rope before eating a punch. Reigns gets Wyatt off the ropes and Wyatt escapes before sending a charging Reigns into the ring post, Wyatt drops Reigns with a forearm strike before getting a near fall. Wyatt slows things down further by holding Reigns in a chin lock, Reigns gets free and he drops Wyatt with multiple clotheslines.
Reigns then crushes Wyatt with a leaping clothesline, Wyatt gets out of the ring and Reigns follows before going for the Drive By. Wyatt counters the Drive By with a clothesline as we go to a commercial break, we return from the break to see Wyatt holding Reigns in a modified camel clutch. Reigns gets free and he quickly drops Wyatt with a Samoan drop, Reigns traps Wyatt in the corner and he attacks him with clothesline strikes. Wyatt recovers and he takes out a charging Reigns with a running cross body block, Wyatt traps Reigns in the corner before landing some strikes. Wyatt then gets Reigns to the top rope and he follows him up there, Reigns fights back to knock Wyatt off the ropes.
Wyatt recovers and he goes back up to the top rope, Reigns gets free after landing headbutts to catch Wyatt with a sit out power bomb for a near fall. Reigns goes for the superman punch and Wyatt counters with a uranage into a senton bomb for a near fall, Wyatt goes for Sister Abigail and Reigns counters with a roll up into a superman punch for a near fall. Reigns goes for the spear and Wyatt counters with Sister Abigail for another near fall, Wyatt gets angry and he attacks Reigns with a plethora of strikes. Wyatt goes for another Sister Abigail and Reigns breaks free to nail Wyatt with a spear for the three count.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the match, Matt Hardy appears behind Bray Wyatt and he hits him with a Twist Of Fate.
- Jason Jordan is warming up in the locker room when Seth Rollins arrives, Rollins wants to know if Jordan is ready to go tonight and Jordan says that he is good to go.
- Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder grab a microphone before the match, Dawson says that he and Wilder are tag team specialist. Wilder then challenges Balor and one of The Balor Club to meet The Revival in a tag match tonight.
The Balor Club (Finn Balor & Karl Anderson) w/Doc Gallows vs. The Revival (Dash Wilder & Scott Dawson)
The match begins with Dawson backing Anderson into the corner before landing a few strikes, Dawson then drops Anderson with a shoulder tackle. Anderson recovers to nail Dawson with a hip toss followed by an arm drag, Wilder hits the ring and The Revival get taken out by both opponents as we go to a commercial break. We return from the break to see Dawson wrenching away on the arm of a downed Balor, Balor fights back against The Revival as he gets trapped in their corner. Balor knocks Dawson out of the ring and Wilder tags in to attack Balor, Dawson tags back in and he attacks a cornered Balor with strikes.
Dawson drags Balor to the ground while wrenching away on his arm, Balor drops Dawson before landing a double stomp. Anderson and Wilder get tagged in by their respective partners, Anderson quickly cleans house on the opposing team. Anderson catches Wilder with a middle rope neck breaker, Dawson prevents Anderson from drop kicking Wilder before tagging into the match. Anderson catches Dawson with a spine buster for a near fall, Anderson tags Balor in before taking Wilder out with a dive. Balor hits Dawson with a shotgun drop kick followed by the Cupe De Grace for the three count.
Winners: The Balor Club (Finn Balor & Karl Anderson) w/Doc Gallows
- Sasha Banks is watching her match with Asuka from last week on a tablet in the locker room when Bayley walks in, Banks says she needs to remind people that she is The Boss and that she could defeat Asuka. Bayley reminds Banks that she tossed her out of the Rumble match, Banks says she plans on winning the Elimination Chamber and defeating Asuka at ‘Mania 34. Banks questions whether or not Bayley can beat Asuka and Bayley reminds Banks that she can beat her.
Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali vs. Drew Gulak & Tony Nese
The match begins with Nese nailing Ali with a knee strike followed by a few other strikes, Nese then corners Ali before landing some more strikes. Ali recovers and he drops Nese with a hurricarana, Alexander tags in and he double teams Nese alongside Ali. Nese fights back and he drops Alexander neck first on the top rope, Gulak tags in and he nails Alexander in the back with an axe handle smash. Nese tags back in and he gets Alexander on the top rope so Gulak can land a clothesline, Nese then applies the body scissors to a downed Alexander. Alexander gets free and Nese traps him in the corner, Alexander recovers and he clobbers Nese with a spinning elbow strike.
Ali and Gulak get the tags from their respective partners, Ali quickly starts cleaning house on the opposing team. Ali then nails Gulak with a middle rope tornado DDT for a near fall, Ali then sends Nese out of the ring before Alexander takes him out with a suicide dive. Gulak then clobbers Ali with a clothesline, Alexander tags in and he nails Gulak with a springboard clothesline. Alexander nails Gulak with the Lumbar Check for the three count.
Winners: Cedric Alexander & Mustafa Ali
- WWE Raw Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss is talking to WWE Raw GM Kurt Angle backstage.
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