Elimination Chamber came live from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Saturday and it was the WWE’s final premium live event before Wrestlemania in April.
Seven matches headlined the show, including two Elimination Chamber matches. One of them featured Bobby Lashley defending his WWE Championship belt and the other features six women from Raw fighting for a shot at the Raw Women’s Championship at Wrestlemania.
Here are the results from the show:
WWE Championship - Brock Lesnar defeats Bobby Lashley (c) Brock Lesnar, Riddle, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles and Austin Theory (Elimination Chamber match)
Come on, did you expect anything else here?
Lesnar entered the match and completely destroyed everyone in the Elimination Chamber to recapture the WWE Championship. He put the cherry on top by F5’ing Austin Theory of the top of the pod.
The other big story from the match was the fact that WWE Champion Bobby Lashley never entered the match. At the beginning, Seth Rollins powerbombed Austin Theory into Lashley’s pod and the champ appeared to have gotten hurt in the exchange as medical people and officials tended to him. He was eventually taken out of the cage and on commentary, announcer Michael Cole said that he was in concussion protocol.
There’s a chance this could be an angle but it seemed very serious because why would you bring your champ all the way out to Saudi Arabia just to not have him compete in the main event. They most likely just hit the “Brock destroys everyone” button when it became clear that Lashley couldn’t compete, although that probably would’ve happened regardless.
Order of entry:
- Seth Rollins, Eliminated by: Brock Lesnar
- Austin Theory, Eliminated by: Brock Lesnar
- Riddle, Eliminated by: Brock Lesnar
- AJ Styles, Eliminated by: Brock Lesnar
- Brock Lesnar, Eliminated by: WINNER
- *Bobby Lashley was taken out of the match and put into concussion protocol
Smackdown Tag Team Championship - The Usos (c) vs. The Viking Raiders called off
The scheduled Smackdown Tag Team Championship bout didn’t happen as the Usos attacked the Viking Raiders before the match even began. They’re most likely holding off on a title change until Wrestlemania.
Raw Women’s Championship - Becky Lynch (c) defeats Lita via pinfall
“Big Time Becks” escaped Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with her belt and will now officially defend the Raw Women’s Championship against Bianca Belair at Wrestlemania
Lita gave Becky Lynch everything, hitting a Twist of Fate and a Moonsault. The champ managed to kick out at two and a half and shortly afterwards, hit the WWE Hall of Famer with a Manhandle Slam to pick up the win.
Angered over his loss to Rey Mysterio earlier in the show, The Miz teased that he will find a tag team partner to help him fight the Mysterios. Could he be referring to a certain second-generation superstar that just left AEW?
It appears @mikethemiz has someone in mind to help him even the odds in his rivalry with @reymysterio & @DomMysterio35...— WWE (@WWE) February 19, 2022
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Drew McIntyre defeats Madcap Moss (w/Happy Corbin) via pinfall(Falls count anywhere)
Drew McIntyre once again overcame what was effectively a handicap match to defeat Madcap Moss in Saudi Arabia.
What this match is going to be remembered for is Madcap Moss taking an Alabama Slam and landing right on his head. He somehow finished the match where he took even more blows.
Ronda Rousey and Naomi defeat Charlotte Flair and Sonya Deville via submission
The tandem of Ronda Rousey and Naomi emerged victorious over Charlotte Flair and Sonya Deville on Saturday. The stipulation was that Rousey had to have one arm tied behind her back and that didn’t matter as she made Deville tap out with the Piper’s Pit.
Bianca Belair defeats Doudrop, Rhea Ripley, Liv Morgan, Nikki A.S.H., and Alexa Bliss (Elimination Chamber match to become No. 1 contender for Raw Women’s Championship)
Bianca Belair has punched her ticket to Wrestlemania. The “EST” of WWE survived the women’s Elimination Chamber match and will now have a shot at the Raw Women’s Championship at AT&T Stadium in six weeks.
Order of entry:
- Nikki A.S.H, Eliminated by: Rhea Ripley
- Liv Morgan, Eliminated by: Alexa Bliss
- Doudrop, Eliminated by: Liv Morgan
- Rhea Ripley, Eliminated by: Bianca Belair
- Alexa Bliss, Eliminated by: Bianca Belair
- Bianca Belair, Eliminated by: WINNER
Universal Championship - Roman Reigns defeats Goldberg via submission
Like at the Royal Rumble, the Universal Championship bout led things off on the main show and the Tribal Chief once again triumphed.
This was a quick, five-minute match that you would expect from a Goldberg match. The WWE Hall of Famer hit Reigns with two spears and looked to finish him off with a jackhammer. However, the champ countered and put the challenger into a guillotine choke, making him pass out to retain.
Rey Mysterio (w/Dominik Mysterio) defeats The Miz via pinfall
The WWE 2K22 cover star triumphed over The Miz to kick things off on the kickoff show. Miz thought he had Rey outsmarted when he got Dominik ejected from ringside, but the elder Mysterio countered a Skull Crushing Finale into a small package to pick up the pinfall victory.