WWE Elimination Chamber PPV Results (2/25): Las Vegas, Nevada
Sunday, February 25, 2018
The 2018 WWE Elimination Chamber Kickoff Show opens up live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with Renee Young welcoming us to the show. She is joined by WWE Hall of Famer Booker T, David Otunga and Peter Rosenberg. They promote tonight's PPV as well as WWE Fastlane and WrestleMania 34 on the WWE Network. Renee sends us backstage to Charly Caruso. Charly mentions that Paul Heyman is here. She tries to get a word with him after they announce his arrival but she wasn't able to. Charly then says that she will be digging to find out why Heyman is here tonight. She also talks about Ronda Rousey and we get a clip of her arrival from earlier in the evening. Charly promises more to come later and sends us back to the panel. Renee Young mentions that RAW General Manager Kurt Angle will be out later to answer questions. Fans can submit their questions with the #AskAngle hashtag. Renee sends us to a video package promoting the First-Ever Women's Elimination Chamber Match.
Renee goes over the rules of the First-Ever Women's Elimination Chamber Match, then Paige joins the Kickoff Show panel. She starts off by saying that she admits that she is upset about missing the Chamber match but she has faith that Absolution's Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville will come out on top. Renee asks Paige about Ronda Rousey joining WWE, then Paige says that she loves it. Paige also wonders if Rousey can handle the load because UFC fighters are used to only competing a few times per year. Paige welcomes Rousey. Renee sends us backstage to Mike Rome with Sasha Banks and Bayley. Bayley mentions how she wants the match to come down to she and Banks so she can win and go on to WrestleMania. Sasha doesn't agree. Mickie James ends up appearing and predicting that the Chamber will be the end of the Banks - Bayley friendship tonight. We then get a promo from Intercontinental Champion The Miz. The Miz says that he will prove to everyone that he is the #1 Superstar as he puts the IC Title where it belongs - the main event of WrestleMania. We go back to the panel but we're interrupted by a backstage video from "Woken" Matt Hardy. Matt talks about Sister Abigail and says that he cannot allow her essence to spread any longer. The glass breaks and we jump to a different background for Matt. He goes on and says that he will delete Bray Wyatt tonight. We go back to the panel and a video package showing Asuka's dominance and tonight's match against Nia Jax. We go back to the panel once again for predictions of the match. Booker predicts that Asuka will have a hard night. Rosenberg can't picture either outcome and says that that is the best kind of match. Otunga believes Jax will end the streak tonight. Renee, Booker and Otunga all go with Jax but Rosenberg picks Asuka to win.
The panel then discusses the Gauntlet Match from RAW and tonight's Men's Elimination Chamber Match. We go backstage to Charly and Seth Rollins. Rollins talks about Monday and says that all that matters is tonight. Rollins goes on and mentions facing WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 34, saying that he is going to do his best. We get a little bit of hype for the RAW Tag-Team Championship Match between The Bar & Titus Worldwide. Rosenberg goes with Titus Worldwide and Otunga agrees. Booker goes with The Bar and Renee agrees. Kurt Angle joins the panel from backstage. Angle is asked about Jason Jordan and says that Jordan's surgery went well and he should be back right after WrestleMania. Angle believes that he will be back better than ever. Angle is then asked about who he thinks will win tonight's Chamber matches and says that that is a tough one. He says that Braun Strowman has a good chance and also gives a nod to Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins. Angle also says to never count out John Cena, who he believes is the greatest of all time. Angle believes that Alexa Bliss has a good shot at retaining tonight. He gives props to the other competitors but goes with Bliss. Angle takes a few more questions and that's it. Renee Young sends us to the ring for the first match of the night and the only match in the Kickoff Show.
Balor Club (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson) vs. The Miztourage (Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas): The opening bell sounds and The Miztourage uses frequent tags and double teams to take control of Anderson early on. Anderson ducks a shot from Dallas and drops him with a back suplex. Axel tags in and Anderson boots him down, then tags in Gallows. Gallows comes in and cleans house. He hits a running splash on Dallas, then a kick. The Miztourage tries to come back, but Gallows knocks Dallas outside then boots down Axel. Anderson tags in and they hit the Magic Killer on Axel for the three count and the win. Winners: Balor Club (Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson)
After the match, Balor Club celebrates their victory but we head backstage right to Mike Rome with The Revival. Scott Dawson says that all 4 of them had potential but that's not his tag team wrestling, that was a mockery. Dash Wilder chimes in and agrees but we go back to Gallows and Anderson celebrating up the ramp.
We go back to the panel for more hype on tonight's show and the WWE Network. Booker predicts that Rousey's contract signing will be the biggest moment of the night, the moment we've all been waiting for, the Shucky Ducky Quack Quack Moment. We get more hype from the panel and a video package about the Road to WrestleMania 34. We got back to the panel and Paul Heyman has joined them. Renee asks who he has his eye on in the Chamber tonight. Heyman says that he has his eye on everyone as facing his client at WrestleMania is the biggest opportunity of one's career. Heyman then says that the real Chamber main event will happen on RAW tomorrow night because the winner will go face to face in the ring with Brock Lesnar. We see the Chamber structure being lowered over the ring as Heyman goes on about Lesnar and WrestleMania to end the Kickoff Show.
The main show opens up with a video package built around the idea that Elimination Chamber is a night that can change the course of WrestleMania.
Michael Cole welcomes us to the show. He is joined by Corey Graves and Jonathan Coachman. We see the Elimination Chamber structure being locked. Cole sends us to a video package for the first-ever Women's Elimination Chamber Match, which is the first match of the main show.
We go right to the Chamber and JoJo announces the rules. RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss makes her way down to the ring first and she doesn't look happy. She enters her pod and Sasha Banks makes her way down to the ring next. Banks enters the Chamber and stops to stare down Bliss. Mickie James is out next as she makes her way down to the ring. Absolution members Sonya Deville and Mandy Rose are out next and they are accompanied by Paige. Paige stops at the stage and wishes them well before returning to the backstage area. Rose and Deville head into the Chamber and taunt the others in their pods. Mandy enters a pod and Deville waits on Bayley, who is out next.
Alexa Bliss (c) vs. Bayley vs. Mandy Rose vs. Mickie James vs. Sasha Banks vs. Sonya Deville (First-Ever Women's Elimination Chamber Match for The RAW Women’s Title): Bayley and Sonya start this one off and they fight outside of the ring onto the chamber floor early on. Sonya tries to slingshot Bayley into the cage, but Bayley blocks and climbs up the cage. Sonya pulls her down, but Bayley breaks free and drops her on the chamber floor. Back in the ring, Bayley drops Sonya face-first onto the turnbuckle, then hits a back suplex for a two count. Sonya rolls out to the floor, and Bayley comes flying off the top with an elbow drop on Sonya to the chamber floor. Mandy is the first woman to leave her pod and enter the match. Bayley drops her early on and starts hitting splashes on both Mandy and Sonya in the corner. Bayley beats down both Absolution members, until they double team her with Mandy hits an elbow to the face and then Sonya spears her down on the chamber floor. Sonya and Mandy pick up Bayley and slam her into the chamber cage. They tie up Bayley's arms in the cage and take turns beating on her. The buzzer sounds and Sasha Banks is out next. Sasha starts cleaning house and whips Mandy into the pod door. She starts beating down Sonya in the ring and hits the running double knees for a two count.
Mandy gets back in the ring now and starts beating on Sasha. Sasha finally fights up and comes back with a backstabber, then locks in the Banks Statement. Sonya tries to break it up, but Bayley runs in and knocks her down and pummels on her. Mandy taps out to the Banks Statement and must now leave the chamber. Mandy Rose has been eliminated. The buzzer sounds and Mickie is in next. Mickie ducks a shot from Sasha, then spears her and pummels on her. Mickie drops Bayley next, then tees off on Sasha with kicks. She boots down Sonya, then goes for a DDT on Bayley, but Sasha breaks it up. Mickie comes back and back body drops Sasha, then drops Bayley again. Mickie starts going at it with Sonya now, and Sonya slams her into the chamber wall. Bayley drops Sonya, then starts going at it with Mickie. They start climbing the chamber wall and fighting up the wall. Mickie knocks Bayley down, then Mickie climbs onto the top of a pod. She comes flying off the top of the pod onto Sonya with a Thesz Press and pins her for the three count. Sonya Deville has been eliminated. Bayley hits a belly to belly suplex on Sasha, then she hits one on Mickie too and pins Mickie for the three count. Mickie James has been eliminated. It's down to Sasha and Bayley, and Alexa is in the pod waiting to be released. Alexa is released, but she shuts her door again and tries to keep Sasha and Bayley away from her. They finally get her out of the pod, and Alexa starts climbing up the wall to get away from them. Sasha and Bayley follow her up, and they fight onto the roof of a pod. Sasha pretends to help up Bayley onto the roof of the pod, but then kicks her down onto the floor of the chamber. Sasha stalks Alexa now, until Bayley comes back and tackles Sasha down. Bayley and Sasha now go at it in the ring. Alexa starts beating down Bayley, but Bayley comes back with a suplex out of nowhere. Bayley looks for a splash in the corner, but Sasha runs in and spears her into the corner. She starts pummeling on Bayley in the corner, but Bayley flips Sasha into the corner and hangs her in the tree of woe. Bayley stomps on Sasha, then climbs up top. Bliss runs over and hits Bayley, and superplexes Bayley off the corner. Banks gets to her feet and climbs up top. Banks hits a frog-splash on Bayley for a two count. Banks drops Bliss next and goes up top, but Bayley runs up and hits a belly to belly off the top on Banks. Bliss runs over and rolls up Bayley out of nowhere for the three count, and Bayley is now eliminated. Bliss pins Banks but only gets two.
Bliss goes for the Twisted Bliss off the top, but Banks blocks with her knees. Banks puts Bliss up against the chamber wall and hits some knees to the face. Bliss ducks one and Banks' leg gets stuck in the cage, then Bliss slams her down on the floor. Bliss climbs up to the top of a pod, then hits a Twisted Bliss on Banks onto the chamber floor. Banks no-sells it and puts Bliss in the Banks Statement. They fight into the ring, and Bliss breaks free from Sasha. Sasha boots her down, then starts climbing to the top of a pod. Bliss hits Banks from behind and knocks her face into the wall. Bliss then hits a DDT off the turnbuckle for the three count. Winner & Still RAW Women's Champion: Alexa Bliss
After the match, Bliss takes her title and has her arm raised as her music hits. We go to replays. Renee Young enters the ring for ask for comments from the winner. Bliss says that the win means everything to her. Fans chant "you deserve it" after she gets emotional. Bliss thanks them and says that this win isn't just about her, it's about every little girl and woman watching that has ever dreamed big. Bliss says that this just proves you can be anything you want to be. Bliss says dare to dream and dream big. Bliss turns and says that the reality is that none of the people watching will ever achieve their dreams. She says that she proved that there is no one better than her. Bliss says that the odds were clearly stacked against her but she won. Bliss goes on and says that she proved there's just one true goddess in WWE. She raises the title again as her music hits.
We see RAW General Manager Kurt Angle entering a room with Ronda Rousey's name plate attached on the door.
We get a promo from Braun Strowman about how These Hands are all he needs to win and stomp down the Road to WrestleMania and make Brock Lesnar his pet.
We head back to ringside for the next match of the night which is for the RAW Tag Team Titles.
The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro) vs. Titus Worldwide (Titus O'Neil & Apollo): Before the opening bell, Apollo and Titus drop Sheamus and Cesaro and hit a double clothesline. The opening bell finally sounds and the fight spills out to ringside early on. Sheamus clotheslines down Apollo on the ringside floor, as Dana Brooke looks on. Back in the ring, Cesaro starts working over Apollo and applies a side headlock. Sheamus is in now and puts Apollo in an arm lock. Sheamus misses a shot in the corner, and Apollo finally gets the tag to Titus. Titus runs in and hits a splash in the corner and starts cleaning house. Titus drops Cesaro, and Sheamus tags in. Sheamus drops Titus' neck across the top rope, then Sheamus climbs the turnbuckle. Sheamus comes flying off, but Titus catches him in mid air and drops him. Cesaro drops Titus, then rolls outside with Sheamus for a breather. Apollo runs in and hits a suicide dive on Cesaro and Sheamus. Back in the ring, Sheamus comes back with a slam on Apollo. Cesaro beats down Titus at ringside, then tags in. Cesaro attacks Apollo from behind, and they double team Crews with a springboard spike White Noise for the three count and the win. Winners & Still RAW Tag Team Champions: The Bar (Sheamus & Cesaro)
After the match, The Bar stands tall with the titles as we get replays. Apollo is down on the mat while Titus is down on the floor recovering. The Bar leaves with the titles in the air.
We get the trailer for the upcoming HBO Sports documentary on WWE Hall of Famer Andre the Giant that will be premiering on April 10th.
Commentary discusses the next match. We cut backstage and see one of Asuka's masks laying on the ground. A boot stomps on it and the camera reveals Nia Jax. We cut to a video package for the next match.
Asuka vs. Nia Jax (If Nia wins, she is added to the Women's Title Match at WrestleMania): Nia takes control of this one early on as she overpowers Asuka. Asuka runs the ropes, but Nia catches her by the hair and decks her. Nia slams Asuka into the corner now and continues the beat down. Asuka finally fights her way up and gets Nia in a front face-lock, but Nia reverses it into a suplex. Asuka follows up with some strikes, then a jawbreaker. Asuka follows up with a series of kicks, but Nia drops her with a Samoan Drop. Nia goes for a leg drop, but Asuka moves and hits a Shining Wizard. More kicks from Asuka now, including two to the head while Nia is grounded. Asuka pins for a two count. They fight up to the turn-buckle and Nia looks for a super Samoan Drop, but Asuka escapes. Nia kicks Asuka down and goes for the Bonzai Drop, but Asuka moves. Asuka runs the ropes, but Nia drops her with a lariat. Nia goes for a swanton bomb, but Asuka rolls and Nia lands on Asuka's legs. It looks like this hurt Asuka's knee. Asuka ducks a shot and puts in the Asuka Lock, but Nia gets out and slams Asuka into the corner. Nia goes for a powerbomb, but Asuka reverses it into a rollup pin for the three count and the win. Winner: Asuka
After the match, Asuka's music hits as we see Bliss watching backstage. Asuka stands tall and has her arm raised but Jax drops her from behind. Jax tosses Asuka to the floor and follows. Asuka fights back but she catches a kick and has her back rammed into the apron. Jax charges and blasts Asuka through the barrier as it breaks. Jax stands tall over Asuka now. Jax marches to the back while Asuka is still laid out in the debris. We see Bliss backstage watching again and she's happy. Renee approaches her for comments and says that it looks like she will be facing Asuka at WrestleMania. Bliss says that she knows Nia is disappointed in the outcome of the match but Bliss isn't disappointed in what happened after the match. Bliss says that we are 6 weeks away from WrestleMania and no one is ready for her. We go back to the ring and see Asuka being helped away. We get replays from the match now. Asuka's music resumes as we see Asuka being helped to the back.
We head backstage where Roman Reigns is being interviewed. He says that he doesn’t care what Paul Heyman has to say and that Lesnar is a guy that shows up to work ten days a year and runs his mouth about stuff he physically can’t do in the ring. Roman also says that he is the opposite, and everything he says, he does. Roman goes on to say that he is going to win tonight, go to WrestleMania, beat Brock Lesnar, and take the Universal Championship.
Michael Cole then sends us to a video package for the next match.
"Woken" Matt Hardy vs. Bray Wyatt: Wyatt tries to get a sneak attack on Hardy before the match, but Hardy disappears and hides. He gets on a mic and taunts Wyatt. Hardy comes back out of nowhere and starts brawling with Wyatt at ringside. They fight into the ring and the bell officially sounds. Hardy goes for a neck-breaker, but Wyatt reverses. Wyatt charges but Hardy stops him with a boot, then hits a neck-breaker. Wyatt drops Hardy and takes control of this one now, keeping him grounded with a side headlock. They fight out to the apron and Wyatt slams Hardy on the apron corner. Wyatt beats down Hardy around ringside before taking him back in the ring. Back in the ring, Hardy starts mounting a comeback and slams Wyatt into the corner repeatedly. Hardy hits the Side Effect and pins, but only gets a two count. Hardy goes up to the middle rope and hits a flying elbow. Hardy starts getting the crowd fired up ad goes for the Twist of Fate, but Wyatt reverses into a side suplex. Wyatt follows up with a running senton for 2. Wyatt goes for the Sister abigail, but Hardy escapes. Wyatt follows up with a splash in the corner, and goes for the Sister abigail again, but Hardy fights out. Wyatt hits a boot to the face, but Hardy answers with a kick of his own and a Twist of Fate for the three count. Winner: "Woken" Matt Hardy
After the match, Hardy stands tall as his music hits and we go to replays.
Ronda Rousey's In-Ring RAW Contract Signing: We head to the middle of the ring as RAW General Manager Kurt Angle makes his way down the ring. Triple H and RAW Commissioner Stephanie McMahon makes their way down to the ring next. Triple H says that he is about to introduce the biggest athlete they're signing since Kurt Angle. He introduces Ronda Rousey. Ronda Rousey makes her way down to the ring and Stephanie introduces her and hands her the mic. Ronda talks about how glad she is to be here, and seems to get a mixed reaction from the crowd as she continues to speak. Triple H presents the contract to her, and reminds her that she declined any sort of perks or special treatment. She agrees, and Triple H tells her that if she signs, she has to compete at WrestleMania. Stephanie and Ronda start going over the contract, while Triple H starts talking to Kurt. Kurt looks concerned, and Ronda gets on the mic and asks Kurt if there's something he wants to say. Kurt says there is.
He says Triple H and Stephanie have been going on about how excited they are to have Ronda here, because they want revenge on her from WrestleMania 31. Triple H tells Kurt to shut up, but Kurt continues. Kurt says that Triple H told him "now we own the b*tch," as he is talking about Ronda Rousey. Triple H cuts Kurt off, and tells Ronda that Kurt has been sick and is delusional. Triple H starts walking Kurt away up the ramp, as Stephanie starts sweet-talking Ronda. Kurt gets on the mic from the ramp, and says "but Stephanie, didn't you say that Ronda is such a has-been that even you could beat her up?" Stephanie tells Ronda she didn't say anything, but Ronda gets in her face and backs her up to the ropes. Triple H gets between them and stares down Ronda. Triple H walks Stephanie out of the ring, then walks back over to Ronda. Ronda suplexes Triple H through the table, then Stephanie walks over and slaps Ronda across the face. Ronda stares down Stephanie and Stephanie runs away. Ronda signs the contract and drops it on Triple H then leaves as Stephanie runs to avoid her as her music hits. Rousey marches up the ramp as Stephanie checks on Triple H. Rousey looks back and keeps walking to the back as we go to replays. Triple H slowly gets to his feet and tosses a piece of the table as Stephanie helps him leave the ring.
Commentary discusses what just transpired during Ronda Ronda’s contract signing before promoting WWE's next PPV Event Fastlane.
We then get a video package for The Men's Elimination Chamber Match which is up next.
Elias vs. John Cena vs. Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman vs. The Miz vs. Finn Balor vs. Seth Rollins (Men's Elimination Chamber #1 Contenders Match For The Universal Title): We go to the Elimination Chamber and JoJo goes over the rules. The spotlight turns on and Elias is in the Chamber with a guitar. Fans cheer as he starts playing. Elias talks about how he's going to win tonight and go to WrestleMania. He also taunts Las Vegas as he usually does in every icy he goes to and talks about the strategy he has at entering the match last tonight. He goes on before beginning his latest song. His music is interrupted by Braun Strowman as Braun makes his way down to the ring. Elias immediately enters a pod. Braun enters his pod as fans pop. John Cena is out next, taking a look at Braun and Elias in their pods. Roman Reigns is out next. Reigns enters the Chamber and also stops at each pod to stare down the other participants. Reigns hits the turnbuckle in front of Elias and poses. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz is out next. The Miz gets shook a bit by Braun. Seth Rollins is out next to a big pop. Finn Balor is the last man out.
This one starts off with Miz, Rollins, and Balor. Miz tries to strike up a partnership with Balor out of the gate, but Balor declines. Balor drops Miz and Rollins, and hits a running dropkick on Miz. Balor slams Miz into the corner, then hits a kick on Rollins. Rollins starts firing up now and drops Balor, then hits a suplex and a Falcon Arrow on The Miz. It's all Rollins now, until the next entrant comes in: John Cena. Cena and Rollins come face to face and talk trash. Rollins slaps Cena across the face, then they start going at it. Cena drops Rollins, then drops Miz, and hits a double Five Knuckle Shuffle on them. Balor comes back in the mix and starts dropping people with kicks. Rollins and Miz split off and start fighting, and Cena and Balor start going at it on the other side of the chamber. Miz hits a running clothesline on Rollins in one corner, while Cena and Balor fight up to the top of the other corner. Cena hits a superplex on Balor on one corner, and Rollins hits a superplex on Miz on the opposite corner. Roman Reigns is in next. The Big Dog starts dropping everyone with right hands. Reigns and Rollins come face to face, and Miz sideswipes Reigns with a boot to the face. Miz drops Rollins next, then takes down Cena again. The Miz starts handing out kicks to his downed opponents, with multiple kicks to Reigns. Reigns ducks one and comes back with a series of clotheslines on Miz. Balor throws Miz outside, then Reigns hits a flying clothesline on Balor. Reigns hits a series of clotheslines on Balor, then rolls him up for a two count. Reigns transitions into a powerbomb on Balor for two. Reigns drops Cena next, then powerbombs Miz for a two count. Reigns looks for a Superman punch, but he gets distracted by the next entrant coming in: Braun Strowman.
Strowman comes in and starts dropping everyone with right hands and head-butts. Cena and Rollins try to double team Strowman, but Strowman suplexes the both of them at the same time. Strowman starts dropping everyone. The Miz starts climbing the cage wall, and Strowman follows him right up the wall. They get to the top of the pod, and Strowman slams Miz's head into the wall repeatedly. He throws Miz off the top of the cage onto the other opponents below. Strowman continues the beat-down on everyone else in the ring with clubbing blows. Strowman gorilla press slams Rollins from the ring onto the chamber floor outside, and he crashes against the cage wall. Strowman hits a running powerslam on the Miz and pins him for the three count. The Miz is now eliminated. Elias is the next and final entrant, but he tries to keep his pod door shut to avoid Strowman. Now Reigns, Rollins, Balor and Cena all gang up on Strowman all at once. They all do the Shield-bomb on Strowman, but Strowman kicks out at 2. Cena does the AA on Strowman for another two count. Reigns hits a spear on Strowman for another two count. Rollins hits the curb stomp on Strowman, and Strowman rolls out of the ring onto the chamber floor. Balor comes off the top and hits the Coup De Grace on Strowman on the floor. Cena hits an AA on Reigns, then Rollins superkicks Cena. Balor and Rollins collide in mid-air and everyone's down. Elias runs in and starts trying to pin people, but only gets two counts.
Elias starts dropping everyone, but then Strowman comes up to him. Elias tries to pick up Strowman in the electric chair position, but can't get him and it looks painful for Elias. Strowman drops Elias and pins him for the three count, and Elias is eliminated. Everyone starts trying to take out Strowman, but he drops them all one by one. Cena goes for a flying cross body on Strowman, but Strowman catches him and hits a running powerslam on Cena. Strowman pins and gets the 3 count on Cena to eliminate him. Rollins and Balor take down Strowman next, then Balor boots Reigns in the head. Balor hits a kick to the head of Rollins next, then a Sling Blade on Reigns. Balor hits a running dropkick on Reigns in the corner, then hits the Coup De Grace on Reigns. Strowman comes in and hits a running powerslam on Balor and gets the three count. Balor has been eliminated, and it's down to Strowman, Rollins and Reigns. Rollins and Reigns gang up on Strowman now and drop him on the Chamber floor. Rollins then turns on Reigns and throws him into the cage wall. He throws Reigns in the ring then hits a springboard flying clothesline. Rollins goes for the curb stomp, but Reigns dodges it and hits a Superman punch. They get up and Rollins comes right back with a powerbomb into the turnbuckle. Reigns comes right back with another Superman punch. Strowman gets back in now and drops Reigns, then chases Rollins up the cage wall. Reigns runs up behind and hits a Samoan Drop on Strowman on the chamber floor. Strowman rolls in the ring, and Rollins hits a frog-splash off the pod onto Strowman for a two count. Rollins and Reigns look to double team Strowman now, but Strowman drops them. Strowman hits a running dropkick on Reigns, but then Rollins hits a series of superkicks on Strowman. Rollins looks for a curb stomp, but Strowman blocks it and hits a running powerslam on Rollins for the three count. Rollins is eliminated. It's down to Reigns and Strowman.
They come face to face, and Reigns starts hitting Strowman with right hands. Strowman comes back with a shot of his own, then he throws Reigns into the cage wall. Strowman looks for a powerslam, but Reigns escapes and drops Strowman across the top rope. Reigns hits a flying clothesline on Strowman into the cage wall. Strowman charges at Reigns, but Reigns moves and Strowman crashes into a pod by himself. Reigns hits a Superman punch and Strowman falls into the ring. Reigns hits another Superman punch, then goes for a spear but Strowman blocks it. Reigns hits another Superman punch, then successfully hits a spear, but Strowman backs up. Reigns hits another spear, and pins Strowman for the three count. Winner & #1 Contender For The Universal Title: Roman Reigns
After the match, Cole confirms Reigns vs. WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar for WrestleMania 34 as we go to replays. Reigns stands tall and looks up at the WrestleMania 34 sign as his music plays. Braun comes from behind and lays Reigns out with a running powerslam. Fans chant for more. Braun stands tall with a thumbs down and fans pop. Braun scoops Reigns for another big powerslam in the middle of the ring. Braun takes Reigns to the steel and launches him through the glass of a pod. Reigns is laid out as Braun yells out and raises his arms. Braun's music hits as he exits the Chamber and heads to the back. Elimination Chamber goes off the air with Reigns laid out inside the pod.