This week’s episode of SmackDown Live, and the follow up edition of Talking Smack, saw the return of General Manager Daniel Bryan, who was busy booking the card for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view (PPV) that is just two weeks away.
First, he responded to Nikki Bella and Natalya’s recent issues by booking a match between the two that should, for all intents and purposes, be the blowoff bout for the feud.
Later, Naomi, who has pinned Alexa Bliss in tag matches twice in the past couple days, was awarded a title shot for her successes. We’re already getting some good Twitter beef out of it:
@AlexaBliss_WWE I'm your worst nightmare I'm snatching your tails and that title at #EliminationChamber pic.twitter.com/IaRdwLQxd4— Trinity Fatu (@NaomiWWE) February 1, 2017
@NaomiWWE pic.twitter.com/y40j6KUpD9— Alexa Bliss (@AlexaBliss_WWE) February 1, 2017
Your going to be saying that at chamber..Oh please! Naomi don't finish me" https://t.co/HmUkuWBlIR— Trinity Fatu (@NaomiWWE) February 1, 2017
Here’s the updated Elimination Chamber match card:
- John Cena vs. AJ Styles vs. The Miz vs. Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Baron Corbin (WWE championship)
- American Alpha vs. The Usos vs. The Ascension vs. Heath Slater & Rhyno vs. Breezango vs. The Vaudevillains (Tag team championship)
- Alexa Bliss vs. Naomi (Women’s championship)
- Nikki Bella vs. Natalya