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WWE Elimination Chamber 2021

WWE Elimination Chamber 2021

Date:
February 21, 2021
Location:
WWE ThunderDome at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida

Highlights:

  • Roman Reigns defended his title immediately after the Universal Championship title shot Elimination Chamber match, taking advantage of Daniel Bryan’s weakened state
  • A little over ten years since cashing in on Randy Orton for his first title, The Miz cashed in his Money In The Bank briefcase after Bobby Lashley attacked Drew McIntyre immediately following his Elimination Chamber victory. The Miz hit the Skull Crushing Finale and pinned the champion
  • Matt Riddle picked up his first singles title in WWE by pinning John Morrison for the United States Championship
  • Reginald distracted Sasha Banks by handing her a champagne bottle, which made the referee question what she was doing. Nia Jax hit the Samoan Drop on Banks to retain her & Shayna Baszler’s tag team titles
  • Asuka was scheduled to defend the Raw Women’s title, but Lacey Evans announced her pregnancy a couple of weeks before. A match was promoted against an unknown challenger, but it never took place

Event Card

ELIMINATION CHAMBER MATCH FOR THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP:
Drew McIntyre (c) retained against AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, Kofi Kingston, Randy Orton & Sheamus

WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
The Miz cashed in his Money In The Bank briefcase and defeated Drew McIntyre to become the new champion

ELIMINATION CHAMBER MATCH FOR UNIVERSAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE SHOT:
Daniel Bryan defeated Cesaro, Kevin Owens, King Corbin, Jey Uso & Sami Zayn

UNIVERSAL CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Roman Reigns (c) retained against Daniel Bryan by submission

UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP TRIPLE THREAT MATCH:
Matt Riddle defeated Bobby Lashley & John Morrison* to become the new champion

*Morrison earned his place in the match on the pre-show. Keith Lee was originally scheduled to face Lashley & Riddle but was ruled out due to injury.

WOMEN’S TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Nia Jax and Shayna Baszler (c) retained against Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks

PRE-SHOW FATAL FOUR WAY MATCH:
John Morrison defeated Elias, Mustafa Ali and Ricochet