Kevin Owens gets a promo in his car on his way home from rehab with a pizza for his family to enjoy while they watch tonight’s show together. He admits that it hurts that he won’t be on the show tonight, but his rehab is going well and he is still about a month away and The Kevin Owens Show is coming back very soon and he wants Finn & The Riott Squad to win their matches tonight. He does a bit about his kids liking pineapple on pizza and we move on to a video package for The WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match. WWE Hall Of Famer Mark Henry is interviewed on the stage and he asks the crowd to give it up one more time for The WWE Cruiserweight Championship Match we just saw and picks The IIconics for The WWE Women’s Tag Team Elimination Chamber Match and Kofi Kingston for The WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match. Henry then says that if he was in The Elimination Chamber Match, there would be a lot of other men introduced to The Hall Of Pain. The panel then discusses The Elimination Chamber Matches themselves to close out The Kickoff Show.
The 2019 Elimination Chamber PPV opens up with a video package narrated by The Elimination Chamber itself about how everyone heads into The Elimination Chamber filled with hope and how they get that hope crushed by the evil structure.
We are live from The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas as Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. He is joined by Renee Young, Corey Graves & WWE Hall Of Famer Beth Phoenix as we see The Elimination Chamber Structure around the ring. WWE Hall Of Famer Beth Phoenix will be the guest commentator for tonight's opener.
The Boss 'N' Hug Connection (Sasha Banks & Bayley) vs. Fabulous Glow (Carmella & Naomi) vs. The IIconics (Billie Kay & Peyton Royce) vs. Fire & Desire (Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville) vs. The Riott Squad (Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan) vs. Samoan Slaughterhouse (Nia Jax & Tamina Snuka) (WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship Elimination Chamber Match): This winners of this match will be The First-Ever WWE Women's Tag Team Champions. Bayley & Sasha start off against Mandy Rose & Sonya Deville. Bayley & Sasha start off strong with dropkicks and running knee strikes to the face in tandem and then neck-breakers on Mandy & Sonya. Sasha looks for a shot in the corner, but Sonya reverses into a slam and pin for a two count. Mandy & Sonya miss kicks up against the cage wall and Sasha & Bayley drop them. The countdown starts and Sarah Logan & Liv Morgan enter next. They immediately beat down Bayley & Sasha, then they fight with Mandy & Sonya. This leads to a big pyramid super-plex in the corner and everyone is down. The IIconics enter next and beat on the women who are all already down. The IIconics start working over Sasha's shoulder now and pin her for a two count. The IIconics try to choke Sasha & Bayley up against the cage, then Peyton Royce somersaults over the top rope and kicks Bayley in the face. The countdown starts and Carmella & Naomi are in next. Carmella & Naomi clean house and hit bronco busters on all their opponents in opposite corners. There is a flurry of offense as everyone starts getting to their feet. Peyton hits a neckbreaker on Sasha, then Liv hits a facebuster on Peyton. Mandy Rose suplexes Liv, then Sarah hits a Fisherman's suplex on Mandy. Sonya spears Sarah down, then Carmella superkicks her. Naomi & Mandy go at it now and Naomi hits the running hip attack on her. The IIconics double team Naomi and they both pin her at the same time for the three count. Naomi & Carmella are now eliminated.
The other teams surround The IIconics now, but then the countdown starts and Nia Jax & Tamina Snuka enter. Nia & Tamina clean house and drop everyone in their sight. Nia & Tamina pin The IIconics first and The IIconics are now eliminated. Liv Morgan & Sarah Logan starts fighting back against Nia & Tamina and they drop them both. They double team Tamina and pin, but Nia breaks it up. Sonya Deville & Mandy Rose double team Nia now for a two count. Banks hits a running knee on Tamina in the corner, then she & Bayley double team Morgan & Logan. The Riott Squad climbs to the top of one of the pods now to avoid the chaos below as everyone goes at it. Banks & Bayley double team Morgan & Logan, then Nia drops them. Liv comes flying off the top with a splash on Nia on the cage floor. Nia & Tamina fight back and drop both Riott Squad Members, then Tamina hits the splash off the top on both of them for the three count. The Riott Squad are now eliminated. Nia charges at Bayley against a pod, but Bayley moves and Nia crashes in to the pod by herself. Bayley & Sasha now double team Tamina and pin her for the three count. Nia & Tamina are now eliminated. It's down to Sasha & Bayley against Mandy & Sonya. They all start brawling in the middle of the ring now. Banks & Bayley are able to double team Sonya and pin, but Mandy breaks it up. Mandy & Bayley start climbing the cage now to the top of a pod and Sasha follows. Sonya climbs up now too, but Bayley kicks her down. Bayley hops down and Sonya spears her into the pod. Mandy & Sasha come down from the pod next and Mandy suplexes Sasha for a two count. Mandy & Sonya try to double team Sasha, but Sasha reverses it and drops them both. Sasha goes for the Banks Statement on Sonya and locks it in. Sonya taps out and now Bayley & Sasha are The First-Ever WWE Women's Tag Team Champions. Winners & The First-Ever WWE Women's Tag Team Champions: The Boss 'N' Hug Connection (Sasha Banks & Bayley)
After the match, Banks & Bayley sit up and take the titles, clutching them as the music hits. We go to replays. Charly Caruso enters The Chamber to interview the champions about making history. Fans interrupt with a "you deserve it!" chant as they struggle to speak. Banks talks about how they do this for the fans and for everyone in the back. She goes on and says that this is the first of more change to come. They raise the titles in the air as fans pop and Bayley's music starts up.
We go to a video package looking at The Miz & Shane McMahon's history as a tag team.
The Miz enters first and congratulates The Boss 'N' Hug Connection on their win as well as dedicating his match to his dad, his daughter and his wife, who is here tonight and also makes her entrance. The Miz then says that they always said they would make their huge announcements in WWE and tonight they have got a really big one, so he passes the mic to Maryse, who announces that they are having another baby. The Miz brings out his partner Shane McMahon next and they head to the ring together.
Best Tag Team in The World (Shane McMahon & The Miz) (c) vs. The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso) (SmackDown Tag Team Title Match): The Usos look for a double team superkick on The Miz early on, but The Miz dodges it and retreats to his corner to go over strategy with Shane. Shane tags in and takes out both Uso members, then he rolls up Jey for a two count. Shane hits a back elbow, then Miz tags in for the double team. They clothesline Jey to the outside, then they double team Jimmy. The Usos take a moment to regroup at ringside and the Champions mock them from the ring. Back in the ring, The Usos turn things around and beat down The Miz. Jey hits a version of Miz's patented running clothesline in the corner on The Miz. Jey wastes some time and Miz comes back with a clothesline of his own. Shane gets the tag and cleans house now. Shane hits DDTs on both Usos. Shane hits the coast to coast dropkick on Jimmy Uso, then he looks to do it to Jey, but Jey gets up and superkicks Shane out of the sky. Miz gets the tag and hits a springboard axe handle off the top on Jey. Miz wastes some time and Jey comes back with a Samoan drop. Uso looks for the butt bump in the corner, but Miz dodges it and hits a DDT for a two count. Miz rolls outside with Jey and they fight near the announce desk. Jimmy goes for a suicide dive on Miz, but Miz dodges and Jimmy crashes into Jey on the floor. Miz then superkicks Jimmy down. Miz puts Jey on the table and then Shane hits a flying elbow off the top down on to Jey on the announce table. Back in the ring, Jimmy and Miz go at it. Miz looks for the facebuster, but Jimmy escapes and hits a superkick. Jimmy misses a shot off the top and Miz hits the Skull Crushing Finale. The Miz is slow to pin and Jimmy reverses the pin to steal the three count. Winners & The New SmackDown Tag Team Champions: The Usos (Jey & Jimmy Uso)
After the match, Jimmy takes the titles to ringside and helps his brother up as their music hits. We go to replays. The Usos exit with the titles as Miz and Shane recover, shocked at the loss. They also leave together.
We get a backstage video from Paige, who introduces a clip from her "Fighting with My Family" Movie.
We head to another area backstage where Lio Rush is pumping Bobby Lashley up and telling him that Finn Balor is done when an interviewer rolls up to ask if he is the weak link of their team. He is incredulous but she keeps driving the wedge and Rush takes it more seriously, saying that they have the advantage and they are on top of the food chain and nobody is more dominant than they are. Lio Rush then says that Lashley is the steak and he is the sizzle and Finn can’t win. Rush then says that he is not worried despite Balor getting the pin on him a few weeks ago and they leave.
Bobby Lashley (c) & Lio Rush vs. Finn Balor (2-on-1 Handicap Match For The WWE Intercontinental Title): If Balor can pin either man, he wins The WWE Intercontinental Title. Lio starts off and Lashley is on the apron. Before they engage, Lio backs off and tags in Lashley. Lashley immediately hits a knee to the midsection of Balor and continues the offense with clubbing blows. Balor fights back with a series of kicks and Lashley rolls outside to regroup with Lio. Back in the ring, Lashley comes back and slams Balor down. Balor starts fighting back, but he gets distracted by Lio and Lashley slams Balor down. They fight on the apron and Balor knocks Lashley down to the floor. Balor looks for a suicide dive, but Lio grabs his foot from the apron. Balor chases Rush around the ring until Lashley tackles Balor down hard. Back in the ring, Lashley suplexes Balor down, then he tags in Lio. Lio kicks Balor while he is down, then he tags Lashley back in. Lashley and Lio trade tags now to take turns beating on Balor. Balor fights back against Lio, so Lio rolls away and tags in Lashley. Lashley spears Balor into the corner, then hits a big slam and Balor is down. Lio tags in and goes for a frog splash, but Balor rolls out of the way. Balor knocks Lashley off the apron, then he throws Lio down and hits the Coup De Grace on him. Balor pins for the three count to win The WWE Intercontinental Title. Winner & The New WWE Intercontinental Champion: Finn Balor
After the match, Balor takes the title and begins to celebrate as the music hits. We go to replays. Lashley is left in the ring with Rush now and he is not happy. Lashley puts his hands on Rush and then drives him into the mat to end the segment.
We go to a video package looking at The Mark Henry Documentary on The WWE Network tonight.
We get video recap on WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon "suspending" Becky Lynch and pulling her from The WrestleMania 35 Match with RAW Women's Champion Ronda Rousey, replacing her with Charlotte Flair. We also see footage from The Recent Live Event where Lynch "re-injured" her injury by trying to attack Flair & SmackDown Women's Champion Asuka.
Charlotte Flair then makes her way down to the ring. Charly Caruso is in the ring waiting with a mic. Charly asks Flair when she found out about The WrestleMania 35 change. Flair says that life is good when you're Charlotte Flair. Because she is going to WrestleMania and last night she got to do what she loves - humiliate and desecrate The Man. Flair then goes on about how Becky panders to the crowd because she needs the fans and their approval. Flair then heels it up and the boos start up. Flair then says that she knows she is the very best on RAW & SmackDown LIVE as well as all of WWE. Fans start chanting for Becky now. Flair then says that she is going to sit ringside for tonight's match to see who will main event WrestleMania against The Queen. Flair then throws out a "Wooo!" and waits for the match.
Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Ruby Riott (RAW Women’s Title Match): Ronda comes out dressed as Sonya from Mortal Kombat as she is doing voice acting for their new video game. Ronda starts off strong and throws down Ruby, then Ruby rolls outside for a breather. Ruby gets back in the ring but stalls and gets tied up in the ropes. Ronda finally gets a hold of her and throws her down to the mat, then Ronda applies the arm bar. Ruby taps out for the finish. Winner & Still The RAW Women's Champion: Ronda Rousey
After the match, Rousey stands tall and looks down at Flair as her music hits. Flair struts around a ringside and enters the ring. Flair laughs and stares down at Rousey in the middle of the ring. Becky Lynch suddenly comes from the crowd on crutches as fans start chanting her name. Becky tosses her crutches into the ring and enters, barely able to get to her feet as fans chant her name. Flair mocks her. Fans chant "she's The Man!" now. Becky tosses a crutch at Flair and unloads on her with the other one. Lynch beats Flair down with the crutch as Rousey watches. Lynch with another crutch shot while sending a few words to Rousey. Rousey grabs a crutch as Lynch offers her a free shot to Flair. Flair backs into the corner and pleads as Rousey backs her up. Lynch comes from behind and drops Rousey with a crutch shot. Lynch unloads on Flair and Rousey with crutch shots. Security hits the ring with referees. Lynch takes a crutch from Rousey and beats on her some more. Lynch limps around and smiles as fans chant her name. Lynch exits the ring as security helps her back through the crowd. Ronda looks on from ringside. Flair sits up in the ring and recovers.
Baron Corbin makes his way down to the ring while RAW Women's Champion Ronda Rousey is still out. Braun Strowman makes his way down to the ring next.
Baron Corbin vs. Braun Strowman (No DQ Match): Corbin immediately uses a kendo stick to tee off on Strowman and take control in the opening moments. Corbin misses a clothesline and Braun fires back with punches. Braun and Corbin struggle over the kendo stick, but Braun takes it from him and breaks it over his knee. Braun yells that he doesn't need the stick to beat his ass and he clotheslines Corbin down. Corbin rolls outside and Braun follows and tackles him into the fan barricade. Corbin throws an office chair at Braun, but Braun knocks the chair out of the air and continues chasing Corbin. Braun misses a shot and Corbin hits him with the ring steps. Corbin takes Braun back in the ring and wastes some time talking trash. Strowman comes back with a clothesline and a splash in the corner. Braun hits a big boot to the face and Corbin is down. Braun grabs a table from under the ring and takes it in the ring, then he sets it up in the corner. Corbin pokes Braun in the eyes and boots him in the head. Corbin looks for a shot off the top, but Braun catches him and hits a running powerslam on Corbin through the table in the corner. Drew McIntyre comes out to interrupt. Drew comes out with a chair, but then Bobby Lashley runs in the ring and attacks Braun form behind. Lashley and Drew beat down Braun with the steel chairs now. Braun starts fighting back, but Lashley takes him down with a running spear. Drew and Bobby bring the ring steps into the ring now. Braun starts to fight off Lashley and McIntyre, until Corbin comes and hits Braun with a chair from behind. Lashley brings two more tables in the ring, while Drew beats on Braun. They set up the two tables stacked on top of each other in the middle of the ring. With the help of Drew and Baron, Lashley powerbombs Braun through both tables. Corbin pins for the three count. Winner: Baron Corbin
After the match, Corbin stands tall with Lashley & McIntyre on top of the platform they made with the two parts of the steel steps. They raise their arms as Corbin's music hits. We go to replays with Strowman laid out in front of the heels.
Commentary hypes up The 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi for next month and we get a video package to go with that as well before cutting to some of Team USA’s athletes in the front row.
We go backstage with Shane McMahon as a trainer checks on him and The Miz paces by his bedside. The A-Lister apologizes and Shane tries to tell him that it’s okay but Miz loses it, saying that he made his dad a promise, his wife a promise, his daughter and his unborn child. McMahon then tells him to cool it and go home and he will see him on Tuesday and an irate Miz storms off.
Lacey Evans comes out to the stage and walks halfway down the ramp, then she turns around and heads to the back.
Daniel Bryan (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton vs. Samoa Joe (WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match): Before the match, Bryan & Rowan come out to the stage and Bryan complains about being punished for trying to enlighten the masses. The referees order Rowan to go backstage as he isn't allowed at ringside for this match. Bryan says that the people and the planet need him and he makes fun of the crowd's "what" chants. Bryan & Samoa Joe start off. Bryan is hesitant to engage Joe early on and he seems to be wanting to kill time until the next pod opens. Joe finally gets a hold of Bryan and connects with several leg kicks. Joe puts Bryan in a knee bar, but Bryan reaches the rope to break the hold. Bryan chops Joe to the chest, but Joe no-sells it and replies with a series of chops to Bryan's chest. Joe powerbombs Bryan on the mat and then applies a Boston Crab. Joe moves into an STF and a crossface. Bryan finally breaks free and fights back. Joe shuts Bryan down with another big chop to the chest. Joe misses a shot and Bryan trips him into the middle turnbuckle. The countdown starts and Kofi Kingston enters next. Kofi hits kicks on both Joe & Bryan, then he hits a springboard kick on Bryan. Kofi comes off the top with a splash on Joe for a one count. Bryan comes over and knees Kofi in the head for a two count. Bryan climbs to the top of his pod and sits on it, while Joe & Kofi brawl on the mat. Kofi climbs the turnbuckle and leaps up to Bryan's pod with him. Kofi pummels on Bryan on top of the pod until Bryan climbs away along the cage. Kofi & Bryan trade kicks on the cage wall now as Joe climbs up too. Joe yanks Bryan down to the cage floor, then Kofi kicks Joe down. Kofi climbs higher and then jumps down onto Joe & Bryan on the cage floor. Kofi hits a spinning back elbow to the face of Bryan for a two count. Joe drops Kofi and then hits a running senton on Bryan. More chops to the chest of Bryan from Joe as the countdown starts again. AJ Styles enters next.
AJ starts beating on everyone and he hits a double DDT on Kofi & Bryan. AJ turns his attention to Joe and he hits a springboard forearm on Joe. Bryan starts climbing the cage, but AJ springboards off the top rope with a Phenomenal Forearm that knocks Bryan off the wall. Kofi & AJ start going at it and AJ hits the fireman's carry into a neckbreaker for a two count. Joe grabs AJ now and whips him into the cage wall, then throws him into the ring. AJ & Kofi brawl on the mat now, until Joe catches him in a choke. Kofi fights out with a jawbreaker and then AJ immediately hits the Phenomenal Forearm on Joe for the three count. Samoa Joe is now eliminated. The countdown starts and Jeff Hardy enters next. Jeff immediately takes the fight to AJ and pins for a two count. AJ comes back with the Pele Kick on Jeff. Bryan & Kofi brawl on the outside next to the cage. AJ & Jeff fight on the turnbuckle and Jeff drops AJ across the turnbuckle. Jeff goes up on top of a pod and he hits the Swanton Bomb on AJ still laying on the turnbuckle. Jeff falls down to the mat, where Bryan immediately knees him in the face for the three count. Jeff Hardy is now eliminated. Bryan now tees off on AJ in the corner with kicks. Bryan goes for a superplex on Kofi, but AJ comes up and suplexes Bryan from behind, sending Kofi crashing down to the mat too. The countdown starts and Randy Orton enters next. Orton puts the boots to AJ in the corner, then he goes at it with Kofi.
Orton drops Kofi, then he suplexes Bryan out to the cage floor. Kofi comes from behind and drops Orton, then AJ hits a backbreaker on Kofi. AJ looks for a Phenomenal Forearm, but Orton comes over and RKO's AJ off the top rope. Orton pins for the three count and AJ Styles is now eliminated. Kofi rolls up Orton from behind for a two count. Kofi goes up top but Orton takes him down. Orton hits a DDT on Kofi and then he looks for the RKO, but Bryan comes over and Orton slams down Bryan instead. Kofi comes over and hits the Trouble In Paradise on Orton and pins for the three count. Orton is now eliminated and it's down to Kofi & Bryan. Kofi looks for the Trouble In Paradise on Bryan, but Bryan ducks it and drops Kofi. Bryan hits the Yes Kicks, until Kofi ducks one. Kofi hits the SOS on Bryan for a two count. Bryan fights back now and pummels on Kofi in the corner. Bryan hits a series of running knee strikes in the corner on Kofi now. Kofi dodges one and hits a running double knee strike on Bryan for a two count. Bryan rolls out to the cage floor and Kofi follows. Kofi repeatedly slams Bryan into the cage wall now. Bryan counters a move and throws Kofi into one of the pods now, then rolls him back in the ring. Bryan hits the running knee to the face and pins, but Kofi kicks out at two. Bryan grabs Kofi by the arms now and repeatedly stomps on Kofi's head. Bryan looks for another running knee to the face, but Kofi stops it with the Trouble In Paradise. Kofi pins but Bryan kicks out at two. Kofi comes back with the Yes Lock and then a crossface, but Kofi reaches the rope to break the hold. Bryan goes up top, but Kofi kicks him in the head. They fight up to the top of a pod now and Kofi slams Bryan's head into the wall. Kofi knocks Bryan down to the floor and then Kofi goes flying off the top of the pod with a splash, but Bryan rolls out of the way. Bryan immediately hits the running knee to the face for the three count. Winner & Still The WWE Champion: "The New" Daniel Bryan
After the match, the energy has been sucked out of the arena as everyone is shocked at the finish. Bryan recovers and stands tall as his music hits. We go to replays. Bryan exits The Chamber as Rowan comes to the ramp to help him back to the back. Kofi is trying to get to his feet in the ring now as the referee checks on him. Fans start chanting for him. Xavier Woods & Big E run down to the ring now to check on Kofi. Fans chant "thank you Kofi!" as Big E & Xavier help him to his feet. The New Day's music hits as they all stop to have a seat on the steps of The Chamber, taking everything in. The New Day heads up the ramp together as fans cheer Kofi on. The 2019 Elimination Chamber PPV Event goes off the air with The New Day standing tall on the stage while a "Kofi!" chant rings out.