St. Petersburg, Florida (Tropicana Field)
Commentary: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, and Samoa Joe
Results by: Mike Tedesco of Wrestleview.com
Quick Match Results
- 6-Man Tag Team Match: Riddle & Lucha House Party defeated The Hurt Business (MVP, Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander) via Floating Bro by Riddle on MVP
- 24/7 Championship: Bad Bunny defeated Akira Tozawa (c) backstage when Damian Priest tossed Tozawa into a crate
- Charlotte Flair & Asuka vs. Peyton Royce & Lacey Evans was no contest when Charlotte chased Lacey out of the ring
- Kofi Kingston defeated The Miz via Trouble in Paradise to win Miz’s spot in the Eliminator Chamber match
- Shayna Baszler defeated Lana via Kirifuda Clutch
- Gauntlet Match: Sheamus won, last eliminating Drew McIntyre via Brogue Kick
- AJ Styles eliminated Kofi Kingston via Phenomenal Forearm
- Drew McIntyre eliminated AJ Styles via Claymore
- Drew McIntyre eliminated Jeff Hardy via Claymore
- Drew McIntyre eliminated Randy Orton by countout when Alexa Bliss appeared on the ThunderDome screens
- Sheamus eliminated Drew McIntyre via Brogue Kick
In-Ring: The Miz, Dew McIntyre
The Miz makes his entrance by himself, carrying the Money in the Bank briefcase. Miz introduces the WWE Champion Drew McIntyre to the ring. McIntyre makes his way to the ring and sits down. Miz explains that John Morrison is recording a trash for Bad Bunny. Miz talks with McIntyre about how he could lose his WWE Championship inside Elimination Chamber this Sunday. Miz continues to needle him, so McIntyre threatens him. Miz continues to talk, so McIntyre drops him with a Glasgow Kiss before leaving.
The Miz is infuriated in the ring. Miz says he has the Money in the Bank briefcase and is in control. McIntyre is going to be injured coming out of this match, if he’s able to keep the title. Miz is going to be in the driver’s seat and removes himself from the Elimination Chamber match!
6-Man Tag Team Match
The Hurt Business (MVP, Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander) vs. Riddle & Lucha House Party
Shelton Benjamin starts against Lince Dorado. Benjamin quickly powers him down and attacks him in the corner. Cedric Alexander tags in and punches away at Dorado. WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley is watching backstage. Alexander hits Dorado with a suplex for a one count. Alexander punches him down and covers for another one count. Alexander knocks Dorado to the corner and applies a hammerlock. Dorado counters out with a snapmare. Dorado goes for a springboard moonsault, but Alexander is way out of position. Alexander tries to save it, but it looks bad. Dorado hits a dropkick and tags Gran Metalik in. Metalik hits a cross-body block. Alexander quickly kicks him, but Metalik comes back with a springboard back elbow. Benjamin runs in, but Dorado pulls the top rope down to get him out of the ring. Riddle goes to kick Benjamin, but Benjamin swings him down. Benjamin cuts off Dorado trying a suicide dive, while Alexander attacks Metalik.
We come back from the break to see Alexander dropkick Metalik for a near fall. Alexander applies an abdominal stretch and takes him down for a two count. Benjamin tags in and stomps Metalik. Benjamin turns Metalik inside out with a shoulder block. MVP tags in and covers Metalik for a two count. MVP tries again for the same result. MVP stomps him and tags Alexander in. Alexander hits a snapmare and tags Benjamin in. Benjamin stomps Metalik and punches him. MVP tags in and punches away at Metalik. The Hurt Business trade tags and punch away at Metalik. Benjamin hits a suplex for a near fall. Metalik fights back and hits a tornado DDT.
Riddle and Alexander tag in. Riddle runs wild on him and hits MVP. Riddle hits an exploder suplex followed by a Broton. Riddle connects with a PK Kick. MVP blind tags in and clotheslines Riddle. MVP is limping as he hits a Ballin’ Elbow. The Lucha House Party breaks it up. Alexander kills Metalik with a Lumbar Check. Dorado superkicks Alexander. Benjamin attacks Dorado, but Riddle hits a Final Flash knee. Dorado then takes Benjamin out. Riddle hits a Final Flash on MVP followed by a Floating Bro for the win.
Winners by Pinfall: Lucha House Party and Riddle
WWE United States Champion Bobby Lashley attacks Riddle and the Lucha House Party on the ramp. Lashley viciously wipes out the Lucha House Party, throwing Metalik into Dorado before applying the Hurt Lock on Riddle. The Hurt Business walks off triumphant.
Backstage: The Miz, Adam Pearce
The Miz is backstage with WWE Official Adam Pearce. The Miz says he wants to give back to a younger talent and wants John Morrison to take his spot. Pearce says he’ll take it under consideration.
Backstage: Mandy Rose, Bad Bunny, Damian Priest, R-Truth, Akira Tozawa
Mandy Rose is talking to Bad Bunny backstage. She wishes him luck on Saturday Night Live this week. Damian Priest walks up to him. Priest talks about how happy he is to be on Raw. All of a sudden, we see Akira Tozawa take R-Truth down and pin him to win the WWE 24/7 Championship. Tozawa bumps into Priest. Priest throws Tozawa headfirst into a crate. Bad Bunny then covers Tozawa to win the WWE 24/7 Championship. R-Truth shouts at them to take care of his baby.
New 24/7 Champion: Bad Bunny
Backstage: The New Day, Adam Pearce, The Miz
Elsewhere backstage, The New Day are talking with Adam Pearce about not putting John Morrison in. Morrison isn’t even a former WWE Champion. Kofi Kingston wants in. The Miz walks up and protests Kingston entering the match. They argue, so Pearce says Kingston will face Miz tonight. If Miz wins, John Morrison is in the Elimination Chamber. If Kingston wins, he’ll be entered into the Elimination Chamber.
Charlotte Flair & Asuka vs. Peyton Royce & Lacey Evans
Before the match begins, Lacey Evans thanks Charlotte Flair for getting herself disqualified. Evans will get exactly what she deserves: a Raw Women’s Championship match. She’s been listening to Charlotte’s father’s sweet words and wisdom. Ric thinks she’s ready to be a champion on Sunday. Evans says she got Charlotte some candy. Royce shows a heart-shaped candy that says, “Bite me.” Evans says on Sunday, Asuka will be the one giving Evans a gift. It’s something she’s wanted for a long, long time.
The match begins, and it’ll be Peyton Royce against Asuka. They take each other down before standing up. They lock up, and Royce powers her to the corner. Asuka shoves her and hits a forearm. Asuka absorbs a shoulder block before taking her down with one. Charlotte Flair tags in and sends Royce hard into the corner. She wants Lacey Evans to tag in. Evans backs away. Charlotte takes Royce down, but Royce pops up and forearms her. Royce chops Charlotte, but Charlotte picks her up, shouts at Evans, and hits a fallaway slam. Evans is disgusted. Asuka tags in. Asuka and Charlotte hit Royce with kicks and chops. Royce begs Asuka off and goes for a takedown, but Asuka doesn’t go down. Royce avoids a kick and takes her down with a big kick.
Royce stomps Asuka down in the corner before hitting a suplex for a two count. Royce is not happy. Asuka fights back, but Royce gets out. They then take each other down with a double clothesline. Charlotte tags in. Evans refuses. Charlotte attacks Royce and hits a fallaway slam. Charlotte bounces Royce off the commentary table and puts her in the ring.
Royce rolls over and tags Evans in against her will. Evans is terrified and backs away. The referee starts to count. Charlotte goes to chase her, but the referee holds her back. Evans says Charlotte is not putting her hands on her. Evans says she is pregnant. Ric Flair celebrates and shouts to call him, “Daddy.” Charlotte is disgusted. The referee, who simply stopped counting, looks utterly confused.
Footage is shown of WWE Champion Drew McIntyre wiping out Sheamus with a Brogue Kick last week on Raw.
Charly Caruso is backstage with Sheamus. Sheamus says he shouldn’t be in the Elimination Chamber working against the odds. Two weeks ago, Drew McIntyre agreed to a one-on-one match. Sheamus now will go into the Elimination Chamber and watch the others knock the hell out of each other. Sheamus will Brogue Kick them all and eliminate them. Sheamus will be the new WWE Champion.
Kofi Kingston vs. The Miz
If The Miz wins, John Morrison will be entered into the Elimination Chamber. If Kofi Kingston wins, he’ll be entered into the Elimination Chamber. The winner of this match will still compete in the Gauntlet Match later tonight.
They lock up, and Miz wrenches the arm. Kingston fights back and applies a waistlock. Miz hits a back elbow, but Kingston quickly takes him down and applies an arm bar. Miz fights up and applies a side headlock. Kingston whips him off, but Miz shoulder blocks him down. Kingston leapfrogs him twice and goes for a back elbow, but Miz counters into a Skull Crushing Finale attempt. Kingston gets out and goes for Trouble in Paradise, but Miz avoids it.
They fight to the corner, and Kingston shoves him down. Miz begs Kingston off before shouldering him. Miz kicks him in the midsection and sends him to the corner. Miz charges, but Kingston boots him in the face and comes off the top rope with an axe handle for a two count. Miz rolls out of the ring to recover. Kingston goes to the top rope, but Miz walks away holding his face. Kingston chases him outside the ring. Miz gets in the ring and misses a baseball slide. Kingston kicks and boots him in the head before hitting a double axe handle off the top rope to the floor. Kingston gets Miz in the ring for a near fall.
Miz attacks Kingston and turns him inside out with a knee to the midsection. Kingston ducks a boot to the face and rolls him up for a two count. Miz reverses a whip to the corner, but Kingston comes back with a missile dropkick for a near fall. Kingston connects with a running knee for another near fall. Miz responds with a jawbreaker and sends him into the ropes. Kingston kicks him in the face and dropkicks him out of the ring. Miz kicks him trying a plancha and hits a rope aided neckbreaker. Miz then hits a neckbreaker off the apron to the floor!
We come back from the break to see Miz hitting Kingston with some kicks and punches. Kingston blocks a kick, takes him down, and hits a jackknife cover for a two count. Miz quickly kicks him in the knee and hits a kneeling DDT for a near fall! Miz angrily punches away at Kingston. Miz throws Kingston out of the ring and drops him ribs-first onto the barricade. Miz gets Kingston in the ring and goes to the top rope. Miz hits a flying axe handle for another two count. Miz is smiling and stalking his prey. Miz rips at Kingston’s face and applies a neck vice. Kingston fights out and punches him in the corner. Miz quickly sidesteps an avalanche and big boots him down for a near fall.
Kingston makes a comeback and tries for Trouble in Paradise, but Miz avoids it. Kingston connects with SOS for a near fall. Kingston hits a double jump cross-body block, but Miz rolls through. Kingston kicks out at two. Miz quickly catches Kingston in the ropes and viciously twists his knee at a bad angle. Kingston was trying a springboard. Miz attacks the knee and applies a Figure Four Leglock. Kingston screams in pain. Kingston gets out of it and rolls Miz up trying for a Skull Crushing Finale. Miz kicks out, but Kingston immediately follows up with Trouble in Paradise for the win.
Winner by Pinfall: Kofi Kingston
Kofi Kingston will be entered into the WWE Elimination Chamber match. Kingston will be in the Gauntlet Match later tonight.
Backstage: Lana, Naomi
Footage is shown of Lana beating Nia Jax in a Tables Match last week. Jax shouting, “My hole” was put in the replay.
Sarah Schreiber is backstage with Lana and Naomi. Lana talks about wanting to be her best. Lana wants to reach her full potential every week and winning is a cherry on top. Naomi is her good luck charm. Naomi says Nia Jax deserved to go through that table… and a WHOLE lot more. They’re going to bring the GLOW and take it to them.
Backstage: Randy Orton, Alexa Bliss
Randy Orton is backstage. Orton says he’ll do whatever it takes to win the WWE Championship at the Elimination Chamber. Look what he did to The Fiend. Orton will be in there with 5 victims…
A video cuts in of the Firefly Fun House. Alexa Bliss is throwing ashes around. She holds up a candle and says, “In fire, he was destroyed, but in the future, he will be reborn. Bliss is in the middle of a pentagram. The candles at the five points blow out. Bliss looks giddy and giggles away.
Video: Young Rock Promotion
Video: Young Rock on NBC tomorrow night
Lana vs. Shayna Baszler
Baszler immediately takes her down and hits an arm breaker. Baszler viciously stretches Lana in the center of the ring before letting go and stomping her on the back of the neck. Baszler elbows her in the chest, so Lana slaps her in the face. Baszler laughs it off and viciously clotheslines her down for a near fall. Baszler elbows her in the collarbone and applies a neck vice. Lana fights out and takes her down. Baszler blocks a kick and throws her down. Lana quickly pulls her into the turnbuckle. Lana kicks her in the head and tries for a bulldog, but Baszler powers her hard into the corner. Baszler puts her on the top rope, but Lana punches her off. Lana hits a cross-body block for a two count. Lana kicks Baszler in the head, but Baszler comes right back with a kick of her own.
At ringside, Nia Jax and Naomi get into a fight. Jax throws her into the barricade and lifts her up. Naomi sends Jax into the ring post. Baszler grabs Naomi from the ring. Lana rolls Baszler up for a near fall. Baszler kicks her for a near fall before immediately going for the Kirifuda Clutch for the win.
Winner by Submission: Shayna Baszler
Backstage: Braun Strowman
WWE Official Adam Pearce is looking at his phone backstage when Braun Strowman walks up to him. Strowman wants a reason why he’s excluded from the Elimination Chamber. Strowman says Shane McMahon put Pearce in charge. Pearce says Strowman is a former Universal Champion, which isn’t the WWE Champion. Strowman tells Pearce to tell Shane McMahon that he needs to make this right or it won’t be pretty around here.
AJ Styles vs. Kofi Kingston
AJ Styles says he’s going to destroy Kofi Kingston’s hopes and dreams of a KofiMania II.
They lock up, and Kingston soon takes Styles down with a head-butt in the corner. Kingston boots Styles in the face and covers for a two count. Styles fights back and hits a back suplex. Kingston goes to the apron, but Styles kicks him in the back of the knee that was injured earlier by The Miz. Kingston knocks him back and pulls the top rope down to get Styles out of the ring. Kingston then hits him with a springboard trust fall. Xavier Woods happily plays the trombone… until Omos grabs him by the throat, holds him up for a while, and chokeslams him behind the barricade. Kingston gets in Woods’ face. The referee ejects Omos from ringside. Styles angrily chop blocks Kingston.
We come back from the break to see Styles kicking away at Kingston’s leg before applying a single leg crab. Styles attacks the leg some more and covers for a two count. Kingston fights back with an SOS, but the knee is too injured to followup. Styles gets him on the top rope, but Kingston hits a front superplex. Kingston gets down, but his knee gives out. Kingston starts to fight back, but Styles takes him down and DDTs the leg. Styles goes to the apron and connects with a Phenomenal Forearm for the win.
AJ Styles defeated Kofi Kingston in the Gauntlet Match
AJ Styles vs. Drew McIntyre
McIntyre clotheslines Styles down and chops the chest. McIntyre sends Styles flying with a belly-to-belly overhead suplex. McIntyre connects with a front suplex on the top rope before big booting him down on the apron. Styles pulls himself up, and McIntyre big boots him again.
We come back from the break to see Styles pull McIntyre headfirst into the turnbuckle. McIntyre viciously reverses a whip to the opposite corner and covers, but Styles grabs the bottom rope. McIntyre stomps the face and knocks him out of the ring. Styles attacks him at ringside, but McIntyre quickly whips him hard into the steel steps. McIntyre puts Styles in the ring and scoops him up to hit a rib-breaker. McIntyre follows up with a Michinoku Driver for a near fall.
McIntyre stretches Styles out on the canvas. Styles fights up and gets a hand on the bottom rope. McIntyre angrily stomps him in the midsection. Styles quickly hits a throat thrust to stop McIntyre’s momentum. Styles chops and punches him before backing him to the corner for some shoulders to the midsection. McIntyre reverses a whip to the opposite corner and hits a back elbow. McIntyre hits a big reverse Alabama Slam before looking at Styles in disgust. McIntyre sizes Styles up for a Claymore Kick, but Styles dropkicks him in the face. Styles then hits a second dropkick that sends McIntyre out of the ring. Styles hits a slingshot forearm to the floor. Both men are down at ringside. Styles pulls himself into the ring before hitting McIntyre in the face with a knee strike from the apron. Styles then hits a diving forearm off the apron.
We come back from the break to see Styles take McIntyre down with a chin lock. McIntyre fights up and hits some clotheslines. McIntyre puts him in the corner and hits an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. McIntyre hits a neckbreaker and kips up. McIntyre pulls himself to the top rope and leaps, but Styles kicks him out of midair. Styles hits another kick to the head for a two count. Styles sets up for a Styles Clash, but McIntyre counters with a back body drop. McIntyre chops Styles in the corner and sends him into the ropes for a slam, but Styles counters into a Calf Crusher attempt. McIntyre fights it, but Styles applies it and cinches it in. McIntyre screams in pain. McIntyre pulls Styles over and head-butts him to get out.
Styles pulls himself up on the apron and goes for a Phenomenal Forearm, but McIntyre sidesteps him. McIntyre viciously sends Styles into the ropes. Styles whiplashes down on the mat. McIntyre follows up with a Claymore Kick for the win.
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre defeated AJ Styles in the Gauntlet Match
Drew McIntyre vs. Jeff Hardy
Jeff Hardy makes his way to the ring. A taped promo with Hardy is shown in the corner of the screen. Hardy says the road to the main event of WrestleMania will take sacrifice, but he’ll win the Elimination Chamber to do it.
Hardy attacks McIntyre to start. McIntyre fights back, but Hardy absolutely CRUSHES McIntyre with a Whisper in the Wind for a near fall. Hardy dropkicks McIntyre out of the ring and hits a baseball slide. Hardy hits a diving clothesline off the apron.
We come back from the break to see Hardy attacking McIntyre and bouncing him off the turnbuckles. McIntyre blocks a kick, but Hardy hits a twisting mule kick for a near fall. Hardy stomps McIntyre to the apron and punches him. Hardy snaps him off the top rope to take him down on the apron. Hardy goes for a sit-out jawbreaker, but McIntyre knees him in the face.
McIntyre connects with some clothesline and a nice overhead belly-to-belly suplex. McIntyre executes a second one and hits a neckbreaker. McIntyre kips up and gets himself fired up. Hardy takes McIntyre down and hits a double leg drop to the midsection followed by a dropkick. Hardy splashes him for a near fall. Hardy gets fired up and kicks McIntyre. McIntyre gets out of a Twist of Fate and hits a Future Shock DDT for a near fall. Hardy stumbles into the ropes and falls out of the ring. McIntyre follows him out and connects with a suplex on the floor. McIntyre clutches his injured ribs in pain. McIntyre gets Hardy in the ring for a near fall.
McIntyre puts Hardy on the top rope and punches away at him. Hardy fights back, so McIntyre head-butts him. McIntyre connects with a top rope superplex… but Hardy kicks out! McIntyre backs up and looks for a Claymore Kick, but Hardy avoids it. Hardy connects with the Twist of Fate and takes his shirt off. Hardy goes to the top rope and tries for a Swanton Bomb, but McIntyre gets the knees up! McIntyre sizes him up and connects with a Claymore Kick for the win! That kick absolutely rocked Hardy.
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre defeated Jeff Hardy in the Gauntlet Match
Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton
Randy Orton’s music hits. Drew McIntyre’s longtime rival makes his way to the ring slowly and with a confident look on his face.
They start fighting as soon as we come back from the break. Orton is quickly knocked out of the ring. The WWE ThunderDome all of a sudden replaces all the fans on the video screens with videos of Alexa Bliss laughing. Orton is counted out.
WWE Champion Drew McIntyre defeated Randy Orton via Count-Out in the Gauntlet Match
Orton angrily goes to get in the ring, but McIntyre gives him a Claymore Kick. Sheamus is the final entrant.
Drew McIntyre vs. Sheamus
Sheamus viciously attacks McIntyre from behind and knocks him out of the ring. Sheamus bounces him off the barricade and throws him into the ring post. Sheamus gets McIntyre in the ring and stomps away at him. The referee backs Sheamus up and checks on McIntyre. The referee asks if he wants to face Sheamus. McIntyre, who is writhing in pain, agrees to fight Sheamus.
The referee makes this official. Sheamus attacks McIntyre and punches him down in the corner. Sheamus viciously takes McIntyre down for a near fall. Sheamus drops a pair of knees and grinds his knee into McIntyre’s previously broken jaw. McIntyre holds his mouth in pain. Sheamus viciously whips him hard into the corner, and McIntyre collapses in pain. Sheamus clubs away at McIntyre’s chest and applies an arm bar. McIntyre fights up and tries to slingshot over him, but Sheamus catches him and hits a powerslam for a near fall. McIntyre fights back with a Glasgow Kiss and a Future Shock DDT.
Both men are down. They get up, and McIntyre drops Sheamus on the apron. McIntyre forearms Sheamus in the face and sends him headfirst into the ring post twice. McIntyre gets Sheamus in the ring and holds his lower back. Sheamus kicks McIntyre coming in the ring and hits the ropes, but McIntyre fights back with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. McIntyre backs him up to the corner, but Sheamus elbows him away. Sheamus charges, but McIntyre hits a Double A Spinebuster. Sheamus sidesteps a Claymore Kick and connects with a Brogue Kick for the win!
Winner by Pinfall: Sheamus
Sheamus will be the last entrant in the WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match this Sunday. Sheamus grabs a microphone and shouts that he just beat the WWE Champion. That makes him the final entrant into the Elimination Chamber. That makes Sheamus the odds on favorite. Sheamus says McIntyre will never beat him. McIntyre holds the WWE Championship and shakes his head in anger as the show comes to an end.