Show: Elimination Chamber
Location: Phoenix, AZ at the Talking Stick Arena
Airing Live On The WWE Network
Welcome to the WWE Elimination Chamber pre-show, and we are live on the WWE Network. Renee Young, Booker T, Sam Roberts and Carmella consists of the panel. Becky Lynch will be appearing on the social media lounge. They hype Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss for the SmackDown Live Women’s Title, Randy Orton vs. Luke Harper and the SmackDown Live Tag Team Championship Turmoil match. James Ellsworth walked up and took Carmella offset because he bought tickets to the show. Becky Lynch took fan questions via social media and hyped her match with Mickie James.
Pre-Show Match: Mojo Rawley vs. Curt Hawkins
Rawley landed a big clothesline then took out the left knee of Hawkins. Hawkins ducked out to the floor and sent him into the ring post. We cut to break as Rawley made his way back into the ring.
We’re back with Hawkins in control of Rawley. Moments later, Rawley fought back and hit his finisher (a powerslam) for the win.
A video package to hype the Elimination Chamber match was shown.
Welcome to the Elimination Chamber PPV! We get an intro video package to hype the matches that will be taking place tonight. Our opening contest is…
Singles Match: Mickie James vs. Becky Lynch
They lock up and both of them roll out to the ring while still locked up. They get into the ring. Lynch knocked her out of the ring and hit a diving forearm shot. Back in the ring, James targeted the left arm of Lynch. Moments later, Lynch fought out of an arm hold with a series of clotheslines. James with a kick to the left arm then sent her into the ring post. James with a hurricanrana off the middle rope. James followed up with a big boot for 2. Lynch rolled her up for 2. Lynch missed a forearm shot and James landed a flapjack then went to the top rope and hit a dive for 2. James was bleeding from her right elbow. Lynch landed a back elbow then a kick followed by a dropkick off the top rope for 2. James blocked a suplex and hit the Mick Kick for 2. James landed a series of strikes. James went for a DDT, but Lynch blocked and went for the Disarmer, but James rolled her. Lynch countered it and rolled up James to pick up the win.
We see Ellsworth and Carmella eating popcorn and watching the show. Dasha interviewed them and Carmella wasn’t impressed. We see Baron Corbin warming up in the back.
Dolph Ziggler attacked Kalisto as he was making his entrance. Apollo Crews, who was already in the ring, checked on Kalisto along with several referees.
Handicap Match: Dolph Ziggler vs. Apollo Crews and Kalisto
Once the match got started, Crews hit a suplex to Ziggler. Ziggler fought back with a series of strikes. As the match goes on, Kalisto tried to make his way into the ring. Crews landed a big kick to Ziggler’s head. Kalisto got the hot tag and hit a series of kicks to Ziggler. Crews was tagged in and hit a spin out powerbomb for the win.
Winners: Apollo Crews and Kalisto
Post-match, Ziggler took out the legs of Kalisto then beatdown Crews with a series of kicks. Ziggler put Crews’ leg sandwiched into a chair and kicked it repeatedly.
SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tag Team Turmoil Match: American Alpha © The Ascension vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. The Vaudevillains vs. Breezango vs. The Usos.
Heath Slater & Rhyno as well Breezango were the first teams out. Rhyno hit Breeze with a clothesline then a shoulder block in the corner. Rhyno was really over with the fans. Slater was tagged in and they hit a back elbow. Fandango was tagged in and Slater rolled him up for 2 then hit a back kick. Rhyno took out Breeze and Fandango tossed Rhyno to the floor. Slater tagged in Rhyno, who hit a GORE to Fandango for the elimination.
The Vaudevillains were out next. They pulled Rhyno out of the ring and tossed him into the barricade. Slater took them out with a dive. Slater tagged himself in but English caught him with a big boot. Moments later, Slater fought back and hit a DDT to English for the elimination.
Elimination: The Vaudevillains
The Usos then walked down to the ring. Jimmy hit Slater with a side kick. Slater fought back and hit a clothesline. Rhyno was tagged in and hit a series of strikes. Jey was tagged in and hit Slater with a samoan drop. Jey tossed Rhyno to the floor and Jimmy was tagged in then hit a super kick for the elimination.
Elimination: Heath Slater & Rhyno
American Alpha walked out. A brawl broke out between the two teams on the ramp. Jordan clotheslines Jimmy to the floor while Gable hit Jey with a diving crossbody for 2. The Usos work over Gable until Gable fought back and tagged in Jordan, who started german suplexing both Usos. Jey tried to roll up Jordan but Gable tagged himself in and rolled up Jey for the elimination. After the elimination, The Usos beatdown American Alpha.
Elimination: The Usos
The Ascension walked out as the final tag team. The Ascension hit the Fall of Man on Jordan for 2 as Gable made the save. Viktor tossed Gable to the floor then hit a flying knee to Jordan. Jordan hit a suplex to Viktor. American Alpha hit their tag team move for the win.
Winners: American Alpha
Singles Match: Nikki Bella vs. Natalya
They start brawling to begin the match. Bella tossed her to the floor and hit a clothesline off the top rope. Bella had to chase Natalya around the ring and Natalya shoved her into the ring post. Back in the ring, Natalya locked in a headlock but Bella fought out of it. Natalya cut her off with a clothesline then mocked her. Bella rolled her up for 2. Bella with a big strike then went for the STF but Natalya got to the bottom rope. Bella with a big forearm shot for 2. Natalya blocked the Rack Attack but Bella was able to hit a spinebuster for 2. Natalya hit a superplex for 2. Natalya locked in the sharpshooter but Bella got out of it and locked in the STF but Natalya got to the bottom rope. They brawl out to the floor and the match finishes in a double countout.