WWE Elimination Chamber is all set to pop off tonight (Sun., Feb. 21, 2021) from the ThunderDome inside Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida at 7:00 pm ET, live on the WWE Network. You may also be able to watch this on pay-per-view (PPV) if your cable provider is carrying the event.
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WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER QUICK RESULTS
- Miz def. Drew McIntyre
- Drew McIntyre def. Sheamus, Randy Orton, AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, and Kofi Kingston
- Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler def. Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair
- Matt Riddle def. Bobby Lashley and John Morrison
- Roman Reigns def. Daniel Bryan
- Daniel Bryan def. Kevin Owens, Jey Uso, King Corbin, Sami Zayn, and Cesaro
- John Morrison def. Ali, Ricochet, and Elias
WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER LIVE BLOG & MATCH COVERAGE
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The pre-show opens with Charly Caruso welcoming us and introducing us to the panel, tonight consisting of Booker T, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Peter Rosenberg. They proceed to do pre-show stuff, breaking down the matches, etc.
Elias vs. John Morrison vs. Mustafa Ali vs. Ricochet (WWE United States Championship #1 Contender’s Match)
Ricochet takes Ali out with a dropkick at the jump and the other two heels beat him down! They end up on the floor, Ricky goes to sprinboard but Mustafa trips him up! They brawl, Morrison and Elias return to join the beatdown and quickly end up pairing off. Brawling away, Elias manages to clear the ring, drop Ali with an elbow and put boots to Ricochet in the corner.
Whip reversed, up and over caught, mule kick, inverted facelock, Morrison grabs his own, Ali comes in and spikes ‘em all in one fell swoop! Mustafa takes Ricochet in the corner for chops, whip reversed, sunset flip, Ali rolls through, stomps the knee, and plants him with a back suplex... NOPE! Elias in, forearms, whip across, big knee strike lays Mustafa out but SLAPJACK pulls him out of the ring to break it up!
Back body drop puts Morrison on the apron, knock him to the floor with an enzuigiri, Elias with a sitout chokeslam on Ricochet but Ali comes back in and breaks it up! John lays the Drifter out with a springboard roundhouse, Moonlight Drive on Ricky... NO GOOD! Starship Pain... RICOCHET ROLLED AWAY! Rolling thunder dropkick on Ali, Ricky brawling, quebrada takes Ali and Elias out!
Dragon suplex on Morrison, Ali breaks the pin up! Mustafa follows it up wiht a tornado DDT on Elias, Ricochet takes him out with a 450 splash but Mace and T-Bar pull their guy out of the ring! Ricky off the ropes... TOPE CON GIRO GETS CAUGHT AND HE GETS POWERBOMBED INTO THE RINGPOST! Morrison capitalizes...
John Morrison wins by pinfall with a side folding press on Mustafa Ali and moves on to the three-way for the United States Championship later tonight.
The main show kicks off with the usual video package tying everything together.
King Baron Corbin vs. Cesaro vs. Daniel Bryan vs. Jey Uso vs. Kevin Owens vs. Sami Zayn (WWE Universal Championship #1 Contender’s Elimination Chamber Match)
Cesaro and Daniel Bryan start the match off.
Collar and elbow, side headlock, shoot off, shoulder block, again but in the other direction, Cesaro catches him into a tilt-a-whirl backbreaker for two! Trading strikes, Swiss Superman to the outside and Dan dives a knee on him! Back in, off the top, missile dropkick, again just a two count! Chest kicks in the corner, setting Cesaro up top and joining him, avalanche Frankensteiner blocked at first but he follows through and gets it!
Cesaro decks him with a lariat, working the leg, Bryan goes for a cross armbar, Cesaro tries to deadlift a reversal but the American Dragon takes him down and forces him to counter with a pin for the break! Uppercuts and leg kicks, Swiss Superman with a delayed vertical in return, cover for two! The countdown timer ticks...
King Baron Corbin enters the match third.
Going to town on Cesaro, beating him down, Bryan tries to cut him off but Corbin throws him into the steel! Back in the ring, stacking ‘em up but Dan explodes out with the running corner dropkicks! Cesaro sidesteps and slots right in throwing uppercuts only to get taken out with Deep Six! One for Bryan, too... NOPE! Baron in control, attacking Dan’s leg, but Cesaro comes to the aid of his Team Uppercut pal!
Bryan eats another shinbreaker into a pod, Corbin wrenches his leg over the post, shifting gears to brawl with Cesaro. Action back in the ring, the Swiss Superman with uppercuts and Baron knees him back out of the ring! Scoop lift, putting Bryan into the Tree of Woe while the countdown timer ticks...
Sami Zayn enters the match fourth, much to his consternation.
Zayn tries to hold his pod door shut while Corbin tries to pull him out, but Bryan comes over and cuts him off! Cesaro enters the pod from the other side and beats Sami down! Uppercut City, into desultory brawling and Sami starts putting boots to Bryan. Helluva Kick attempt... DAN SIDESTEPS AND ZAYN KICKS A POD! Bryan throws Corbin in the ring, heads up top, cut off by a right hand.
Baron up top with him, jockeying for position, superplex connects! Sami hits a tornado DDT on Cesaro and rolls him in for a cover... NOT ENOUGH! Zayn climbs atop Jey Uso’s pod, Cesaro tries to climb after him, Sami wants to climb the cage wall but the Swiss Superman cuts him off. Handful of hair atop the pod, uppercuts stagger Zayn but he rakes Cesaro’s eyes!
Climbing horizontally across the chamber, Cesaro in hot pursuit, smashing his face into the chain of the chamber wall! Cesaro climbs up about a foot higher and stomps Sami to the ground! Doing pull-ups on the wall to show off, the Swiss Superman climbs down only to get caught by Corbin and Hot Shotted into the top rope! Bryan dives, Baron catches him with a chokeslam!
Whip across, duck a lariat, Cesaro posts Corbin! Diving crossbody sets up the giant swing on the King! Step through, Sharpshooter applied...
King Baron Corbin is eliminated by submission with a Sharpshooter from Cesaro.
The countdown timer ticks...
Kevin Owens enters the match fifth.
Sami Zayn immediately tries to pitch Kev on an alliance, but Owens chooses violence and smashes him into the pods over and over before dropping him with a lariat! Back inside, brawling with Bryan, German suplex! Cesaro in, trading uppercuts for forearms, the Swiss Superman lighting him up with body blows, evading a backslide but KO hits an enzuigiri!
Dan grabs a sleeper hold on Owens, he breaks it by sentoning him into Cesaro... NOPE! Cover on Bryan, no deal either! Chops to Zayn in the corner, climbing to meet him, jockeying for position, Sami gets down and Kev lays him out with a superkick! Cannonball to Cesaro, one to Bryan as well, and Zayn finishes the package! Half & Half to Owens, Cesaro lays Zayn out with Swiss Death, Bryan with the Busaiku Knee, Owens pop-up powerbombs him with his last gasp and all four men are down and out!
Sami begs off, Owens with a neckbreaker over the knee for two! Pumphandle... STEENBREAKER ON DAN FOR ANOTHER TWO!
The countdown timer ticks...
Jey Uso enters the match sixth.
Uso and Owens brawling, Kev throws him into the cage wall, all-out brawling ensues. KO breaks up and climbs up top... MOONSAULT ON ALL FOUR OTHER GUYS! Kick to the gut, Stunner on Bryan, on Cesaro, duck the Helluva Kick, Stunner for Zayn...
Sami Zayn is eliminated by pinfall with a Stunner from Kevin Owens.
Jey Uso rakes Owens’ eye and slams the door on his arm! Holding it shut while Kev screams in agony, superkick after superkick to a helpless KO! He drags him back in, gets on top of the pod...
Kevin Owens is eliminated by pinfall with a diving splash from Jey Uso.
Uso stomps Bryan’s injured knee but runs into an uppercut from Cesaro! Cesaro off the top with a diving elbow... NOT ENOUGH! He swings Jey into the cage wall a few times, Dan goes for a diving crossbody but the Swiss Superman catches him and fallaway slams him over the ropes and back into the ring! Off the top, Bryan cuts him off with a kick to the midsection but is slow to capitalize!
Off the ropes, Swiss Death countered into a backslide, only two! Buzzsaw roundhouse kick follows, cover... STILL NO! American Dragon fired up, stomp the head, clutch the wrists... YOU’RE GONNA GET YOUR [REDACTED] HEAD KICKED IN! Yes! fingers in the corner, lying in wait... CESARO COUNTERS INTO AN ARGENTINE BACKBREAKER RACK! Bryan slips out, another buzzsaw kick, he goes up top and Cesaro cuts him off with an uppercut!
Setting Bryan up top, uppercuts on uppercuts, climbing to join him... AVALANCHE FIREMAN’S CARRY GUTBUSTER! Pick the legs... SINGLE LEG GIANT SWING ON THE BAD LEG! USO IN WITH A SUPERKICK! OFF THE TOP...
Cesaro is eliminated by pinfall with the diving splash from Jey Uso.
Uso positions Bryan, off the top... DAN KICKS OUT OF THE DIVING SPLASH! Reposition him, this time Jey climbs up the cage wall and perches atop the pod... THE KNEES ARE UP ON THE SPLASH! Bryan charges in...
Daniel Bryan wins, last eliminating Jey Uso by pinfall with the Busaiku Knee to become #1 contender to the WWE Universal Championship.
Here comes Roman Reigns, so we’re doing this right now!
Daniel Bryan vs. Roman Reigns (c) (WWE Universal Championship)
Bryan catches him right into the LeBell Lock in the middle of the ring! Wrenching back, Roman’s got nowhere to go but he manages to break Bryan’s grip and beat him down! Deadlift powerbomb! He beats Dan down and locks him in the guillotine choke...
Roman Reigns wins by submission with the guillotine choke, retaining the WWE Universal Championship.
Post-match... EDGE COMES FROM OUT OF NOWHERE AND SPEARS ROMAN! HE POINTS TO THE WRESTLEMANIA SIGN! HE’S MADE HIS CHOICE!
Backstage, Sonya Deville is chatting with 24/7 Champion Bad Bunny, talking up his Saturday Night Live appearance.
Miz rolls up and congratulates him before asking why he’s here. Bunny points out that he’s a champion and Miz isn’t even on the show tonight, the A-Lister shoves him, Bad slaps him, Miz turns around and Damian Priest is there and in his face! Bunny holds the title up and Miz slithers off.
Bobby Lashley (c) vs. John Morrison vs. Matt Riddle (WWE United States Championship)
Lashley immediately lighting Riddle up with strikes and putting boots to him in the corner while Morrison hangs back and watches. John takes over when Bob steps away, but Lashley doesn’t like that and goes to work on Morrison! Matt from behind with a sleeper hold, Bob slings him off and clotheslines him to the floor! John with a springboard roundhouse kick, another roundhouse, charges in, back body drop to the apron!
Bob blasts him off the apron and beats him down on the floor! Argentine backbreaker rack, he throws Morrison into the post! Back body drop to Riddle, back in the ring, neckbreaker connects, delayed vertical and John springboards in and forms a temporary alliance with Matt! Stereo kicks, Lashley destroys both of them, they regroup and come in with a concentrated assault on the champion!
Big spinebuster takes John out, Yokosuka Cutter for Riddle! Charging in, Matt Frankensteiners him over the ropes and to the floor, Morrison with a tornillo, Riddle with a corkscrew Asai moonsault! John puts Matt into the post and back in the ring, cover for two! Riddle floats him over, strike rush, Morrison ducks a kick, German suplex, he lands on his feet, Pele Kick connects!
Charging forearms, overhead exploder suplex, nobody home on the Penalty Kick or the standing moonsault but the high jump senton connects! Penalty Kick, bridging German suplex... STILL NO! Lashley back inside, ripcord knee staggers him, Matt up top, corkscrew senton atomico... MORRISON BREAKS IT UP! Starship Pain... CANNOT KEEP LASHLEY DOWN! John gets into it with MVP on the floor, steals his crutch but Bob gets the Hurt Lock!
Swinging it in, Riddle gets the crutch and waffles it across Lashley’s back! Lifting Morrison up...
Matt Riddle wins by pinfall with the fall-forward Tombstone Piledriver to win the WWE United States Championship.
We get some hype for the WWE Network’s move to Peacock.
Bianca Belair and Sasha Banks are interviewed backstage, but before they can answer, Reginald the Sommelier rolls up to lavish compliments on them and promise a bottle of his finest champagne on ice.
Belair says after they win they can toast to her decision of which champion to fight at WrestleMania.
Bianca Belair & Sasha Banks vs. Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler (c) (WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship)
Jax and Belair to start, collar and elbow, clean break, Bianca going for a wristlock but Nia hosses her up. She slips out, hair whip, up and over, dropkick, kip-up, tag to Banks! Wheelbarrow bulldog, Belair tags back in, military press and she catches Sasha! Using her to kick Nia, throwing her into the corner, Shayna tags in! Bianca with a dropkick, kip-up, handspring, Baszler evades!
Cross armbar appled, counter to a pin, shoulder block, tag to the Boss. Banks in with a Meteora, only two! Shayna working the arm, stomping the bicep, top wristlock applied and Sasha hits a jawbreaker to counter! Baszler right back to the arm, Jax tags herself in, scoop and a slam for two. Shayna tags back in, blasts Belair off the apron, O’Connor roll for two! Diving crossbody from Sasha, only two, schoolboy, same result, Oklahoma roll, no good! Backslide, again just two! Bianca tags in, chickenwings, looking for the Glam Slam but Shayna rolls her through and locks the Kirifuda Clutch in! Banks tags in, Belair hits the Glam Slam, Sasha off the top... BASZLER KICKS OUT OF THE FROG SPLASH! Bianca tags back in, a knee sets her up, KOD... NIA JAX PULLS HER OUT OF THE RING!
Sh comes in, Belair with a flurry of forearms, fireman’s carry but Jax beats her down with elbows! Off the ropes, spinebuster... BANKS BREAKS IT UP! The match breaks down, Sasha knocks Shayna to the floor with a knee! Fireman’s carry on Belair, blind tag, Samoan Drop, Sasha off the top... METEORA CAN’T PUT NIA DOWN! Tilt-a-whirl Bank Statement!
Reginald comes to ringside to offer Banks a bottle of wine to use as a weapon, Nia takes advantage of the distraction...
Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler win by pinfall with a Samoan Drop from Jax on Sasha Banks to retain the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship.
Backstage, we see Montel Vontavious Porter chatting with Miz.
AJ Styles vs. Drew McIntyre (c) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton vs. Sheamus (WWE Championship Elimination Chamber Match)
Hardy and Orton start the match.
Randy with a front kick, beating Jeff down and doing the Garvin Stomp! Throwing him out of the ring, uppercuts, Hardy brawls him into a corner against Styles’ pod and beats him down! Back in the ring, Orton sidesteps a charge and Jeff goes hard into the turnbuckles! Whip across, Hardy with a lariat, Manhattan Drop to the double leg drop to the basement dropkick to the falling splash... NOPE!
Headed up top, diving splash, still just a nearfall! The countdown timer ticks...
Drew McIntyre enters the match third.
Whip reversed, lariat to Orton, shoulder block, overhead belly-to-belly on Hardy! Another belly-to-belly, jumping neckbreaker on Randy and he kips up! McIntyre grinding Randy’s face into the steel chain of the chamber wall, and he lawn darts Hardy into Kingston’s cage! Orton with a hanging DDT on the champ, no dice! Brawling continues, the countdown timer ticks...
Kofi Kingston enters the match fourth.
Kingston brawling with Orton, leg pick into an overrotated schoolboy pin...
Randy Orton is eliminated by pinfall with an overrotated schoolboy pin from Kofi Kingston.
After his elimination, a furious Orton RKOs Kingston and Hardy! AJ Styles is desperate to leave and Omos breaks him out! He runs around and into the ring and I guess he’s legal now, making covers and referee Shawn Bennett counts the pins, although they’re just nearfalls. Five-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce ejects Omos!
McIntyre chopping away at Hardy, throwing him into an empty pod! Kofi with SOS for two, Styles throws Drew out of the ring and takes it to Kingston with strikes in the corner. Nearfall off a brainbuster, they end up outside the ring and brawling, Kofi monkey flips him into the steel wall of the cage! Brawling wiht McIntyre, float over a lariat into a guillotine choke!
Drew reverses into a brainbuster! Back outside, fighting over a suplex, McIntyre suplexes him into the steel wall of the cage! Styles in with him, off the ropes, big back body drop and Drew is furious and focused! Hangman’s neckbreaker on Hardy, staring Sheamus down before the pin, the countdown timer ticks...
Sheamus enters the match sixth.
Immediately brawling with his former best friend, hitting each other hard, trading lariats, both men end up down and out! Kofi and AJ trading shots on the outside, the two pairs keep brawling with each other while Hardy slowly recovers, Kingston dives on Sheamus and Drew! Back inside, the Celtic Warrior beats him down, whip across, slide under, enzuigiri from the apron!
Kofi heads up top, Sheamus cuts him off, Kingston gets on top of a pod and the Celtic Warrior climbs up after him. McIntyre comes over, trying to pull Sheamus down and he crotches him on the top turnbuckle! Jockeying for position, AJ and Jeff get under them... TOWER OF DOOM! Kofi off the pod... TRUST FALL SENTON INTO THE CRUSH! Covers come up empty, brawling with Sheamus, trust fall attempt, Sheamus catches him...
Kofi Kingston is eliminated by pinfall with a Brogue Kick from Sheamus.
Hardy with Twists of Fate on Sheamus and on McIntyre, cover... NO DICE! Styles draws him up, Twist of Fate for him, too! Jeff takes his shirt off and goes up on top of the pod... WHISPER IN THE WIND ON THE EUROPEANS! Basement dropkick on AJ, headed up top... SWANTON BOMB! DREW CLAYMORES HIM!
Jeff Hardy is eliminated by pinfall with a Claymore from Drew McIntyre.
Sheamus with a thumb to the eye, hard knee strike... DREW KICKS OUT! Choking McIntyre in the corner, headbutt, White Noise, both men are down and out! Styles reasserts himself, springboard senton... AGAIN DREW KICKS OUT! Back to the apron, lining him up, springboard 450 splash, another nearfall! Sheamus gets the Beats of the Bodhran on Styles, throwing him into the cage wall and then back inside.
Up top, the Celtic Warrior comes off the top, Drew catches him with Future Shock! Sheamus Brogue Kicks him, AJ springboards...
Sheamus is eliminated by pinfall with the Phenomenal Forearm from AJ Styles.
Styles up top, Drew manages to clip him out of mid-air...
Drew McIntyre wins, last eliminating AJ Styles by pinfall with a Claymore to retain the WWE Championship.
Post-match, Bobby Lashley spears Drew McIntyre out of nowhere and beats him down! He throws McIntyre out of the ring, draws him up and throws him into the barricade! Smashing him into the announce table over and over again, Bob draws him up and throws him in the ring for a reverse STO! Swinging him around in the Hurt Lock, he tosses Drew aside...
Here comes the Miz! He’s cashing Money in the Bank in!
Drew McIntyre (c) vs. the Miz (WWE Championship)
Referee John Cone gets McIntyre to his feet and we get a bell!
Miz spikes him with the basement DDT, only a nearfall! Drawing him up, Skull-Crushing Finale... IT’S OVER!
The Miz wins by pinfall with the Skull-Crushing Finale to win the WWE Championship.
Miz celebrates with the title.
That’s the show, folks.