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WWE Elimination Chamber 2015 match card preview: Tag Team Elimination Chamber Match

Which team will prevail in the historic first ever tag team Elimination chamber match for the WWE Tag Team Championship this Sunday on the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view?

The Match Up:

The WWE Tag Team Champions, the New Day, must defend their titles in the first ever tag team Elimination Chamber match at the Elimination Chamber event on the WWE Network at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.  The five teams vying for the titles are the Prime Time Players, the Lucha Dragons, the Ascension, Los Matadores, and, the team the New Day defeated for the titles at Extreme Rules, Tyson Kidd and Cesaro.

The Road to Elimination Chamber

Following their victory at the Extreme Rules pay-per-view for the WWE Tag Team Championship, the New Day basked in the Power of Positivity (P.O.P- Hold it down) and their climb atop the tag team division.  The trio not only continued their feud with the former champs, Kidd and Cesaro, but also parlayed their newfound success into a win against main eventers Randy Orton and Roman Reigns.  One would think being able to get victories over solid opponents in smart and unconventional ways would earn the New Day respect amongst the WWE Universe, right?

Wait a minute.  What's that the crowd is saying to the rhythm of the New Day's rallying claps?

Hmm.  Perhaps this is the reason the Authority has booked this unprecedented match, which seems incredibly unfair to these beacons of absolute positivity.  No matter how much Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, and Big E try to remain positive, the WWE Universe rejects them wholeheartedly.  I suppose, in the Authority's mind, this match is what's best for business.

But is it really?  Let's examine the other five teams that will face the New Day in the Elimination Chamber.

First, let's start with the Prime Time Players.  Have they even had a match since they reformed as a team?  The only exposure the WWE Universe has of Titus O'Neil and Darren Young are through those decidedly not positive backstage segments and promos against other tag teams.  Is this who the WWE Universe wants representing the best of the tag team division in the WWE?

What about the Lucha Dragons?  Seriously, tell me something about them.  Why are they dragons?  What part of Mexico do Lucha Dragons hail from?  Why is Sin Cara ever the hot tag in their matches?  Are they required to wear hideous neon wrestling gear now that the Usos are no longer on television?  So many questions; none of them flowing with positivity.

The Ascension is obviously in this match because . . . . . they defeated the only other tag team in the WWE: the Mega Powers.  And they really did a number on Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns that one time on Smackdown.  And . . . there has to be six teams in the Elimination Chamber.  Regardless, being a Road Warriors rip off is definitely not positive.

As for Los Matadores, I have never trusted them.  I mean, how can you trust Spanish bull fighters from Puerto Rico?  Not to mention they hang out with a demented little person who fancies himself to be a bull.  Why would a bull be pals with a matador?  Aren't they supposed to be sworn enemies?  This team is definitely up to something and that is not positive.

And, don't even get me started on Tyson Kidd and Cesaro.  Are you aware that these degenerates don't recycle?  How can you possibly cheer for people who don't care about the planet?  Oh, and they double dip.  How inconsiderate is that?  They have lost against the tag team champions how many times now?  It's not even fair that this team is allowed in the chamber.  They should be at the back of the line.  That fact that this team is involved is the least positive aspect of this whole thing.

I suppose the Authority knows what is best for business.  Maybe Kane just wants the New Day to eliminate all their competition in one big swoop.  Yes, that has to be it.  Once the New Day takes on all comers and defeats them all, the WWE Universe will buy in to the power of positivity and arenas all over the World will join in to the REAL chant . . .




The Stakes:

WWE Tag Team Championship gold. And bragging rights as the first tag team to win an Elimination Chamber match.  The New Day and Tyson Kidd and Cesaro look to be the frontrunners to win this match, although the Lucha Dragons have been putting on impressive showings since their main roster debut.  The Prime Time Players, The Ascension, and Los Matadores, unfortunately, look as if they are just there to fill out the match.  I expect a fun match with a lot of jaw dropping spots.

Are you ready to buy in to the Power of Positivity?

WWE Elimination Chamber airs Sunday, May 31, 2015 on the WWE Network at 7 pm central time.  Join us here at Cageside Seats in the live thread.

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