WWE Elimination Chamber: Universal Championship: Roman Reigns vs. Goldberg - Match Result

The Universal Championship clash between Roman Reigns and Goldberg opened WWE Elimination Chamber.

The two men were set to face off two years ago at WrestleMania 36 but the match was pulled due to health concerns. Goldberg confronted Roman on SmackDown following the Royal Rumble, exclaiming that The Tribal Chief was next!

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Despite hitting two Spears, Goldberg lost to Reigns at Elimination Chamber after the Universal Champion was able to counter a Jackhammer into a Guillotine Choke. Goldberg tried to fight out but couldn't break the hold.

Roman's record-breaking 537-day reign with the title continues on. He will defend the belt at WrestleMania against Brock Lesnar.

Here is a complete rundown of the action:

WWE Universal Championship Match

Roman Reigns (c) (w/ Paul Heyman) vs Goldberg

The match starts with Reigns and Goldberg locking up before Reigns hit the challenger with a punch and a knee before throwing him to the outside. He would try to connect a Irish Whip on Goldberg, but the challenger reversed it by sending him to the barricade and sending him back to the ring. He would be attacked by Reigns after he attempted to get back in the ring.

When running the ropes, Goldberg connected a Spear on Reigns. He would attempt the Jackhammer, but Reigns would reverse the move with a Uranage for a near fall. He would later connect a Superman Punch on Goldberg. The champion would attempt another Spear, but he would be intercepted by a second spear from Goldberg and attempt a second attempt for the Jackhammer, but Reigns would stop that by connecting a Guillotine on the challenger.

Goldberg would attempt to do everything to get out of the Guillotine, but it wouldn't be enough as Goldberg would fade out, leading the referee to stop the match.

Winner and still WWE Universal Champion: Roman Reigns (w/ Paul Heyman)

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