[PPV Recap] ‘WWE Elimination Chamber 2019’ – TWO Chamber Matches, 1st Women’s Tag Champs Crowned

Date: February 17, 2019
Venue: Toyota Center (Houston, TX)
Commentators: Various

The 2019 Elimination Chamber features TWO Elimination Chamber matches, as Daniel Bryan defends the WWE Championship in one while the first-ever WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship is decided in the other. Also on the show Finn Balor challenges for the Intercontinental Championship in a handicap match against Bobby Lashley and Lio RushRonda Rousey defends the RAW Women’s Championship against REAL THREAT Ruby Riott, and more! Hopefully it won’t be seventy hours long, but you never know.

CHAMPIONS

  • WWE CHAMPION: ‘The New’ Daniel Bryan
  • WWE UNIVERSAL CHAMPION: Brock Lesnar
  • WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPION: Bobby Lashley
  • WWE UNITED STATES CHAMPION: R-Truth
  • WWE CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION: Buddy Murphy
  • WWE WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: VACANT
  • RAW WOMEN’S CHAMPION: ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey
  • RAW TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Revival (Scott Dawson & Dash Wilder)
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPION: Asuka
  • SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Miz & Shane McMahon

LINEUP

  • ELIMINATION CHAMBER: The Boss ‘n’ Hug Connection vs. The Riott Squad vs. Nia Jax & Tamina Snuka vs. Naomi & Carmella vs. Sonya Deville & Mandy Rose vs. The IIconics for the WWE WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (****)
  • The Miz & Shane McMahon [c] vs. The Usos for the SMACKDOWN TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • HANDICAP MATCH: Bobby Lashley [c] & Lio Rush vs. Finn Balor for the WWE INTERCONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/4)
  • Ronda Rousey [c] vs. Ruby Riott for the RAW WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (SQUASH)
  • No-Disqualification Match: Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin (1/2*)
  • Elimination Chamber: Daniel Bryan [c] vs. Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Samoa Joe vs. Kofi Kingston for the WWE CHAMPIONSHIP (****3/4)

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[*LIVE* TV Recap] ‘WWE SmackDown Live!’ 9.4.18 – Usos vs. SAnitY vs. Rusev Day, HIAC Build Continues

Venue: Little Caesar’s Arena (Detroit, MI)
Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, & Byron Saxton

This week it’s another triple threat tag team match as The UsosSAnitY, and the team of Rusev & Aiden English square off for the right to meet The Bar next week in a #1 contender’s match. The build to Hell in a Cell continues in other ways as well, as Samoa Joe tries to get into the head of WWE Champion AJ StylesDaniel Bryan and Brie Bella respond to the attack from last week’s show, and a whole lot more (some of it probably featuring Randy Orton so I might fall asleep). Come join me for LIVE coverage of the event, sprinkled with my own random thoughts.

Champions

  • WWE Champion: ‘The Phenomenal’ AJ Styles
  • WWE United States Champion: Shinsuke Nakamura
  • SMACKDOWN Women’s Champion: Charlotte Flair
  • SMACKDOWN Tag Team Champions: The New Day (Xavier Woods, Big E, & Kofi Kingston)

Lineup

  • Daniel Bryan vs. Andrade ‘Cien’ Almas (***1/2)
  • Naomi vs. Peyton Royce (NR)
  • The Usos vs. SAnitY vs. Rusev Day (**1/2)
  • R-Truth vs. The Miz (**1/4)

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