WWE Elimination Chamber 2018 Results: Live Updates, Results and Reaction
Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of WWE Elimination Chamber 2018. This year's event will not only include a super-sized seven-man Elimination Chamber, but we will also see the women's division compete inside the dangerous structure for the first time. If that wasn't enough to excite you, Ronda Rousey will also be signing her WWE Raw contract at the event. We will also see Matt Hardy take on Bray Wyatt and Asuka battle Nia Jax. Keep it locked right here for live updates of all the action.
- February 26, 2018
Reigns won a fun Chamber match, but the women's bout may have been just as enjoyable. Rousey's contract signing was a little awkward, but the story may head in an interesting direction. As the show is about to go off the air, Strowman pops up and powerslams Reigns, much to the delight of the crowd. He grabs The Big Dog for one more powerslam and then he brings him out of the ring and throws him through one of the pods to send the crowd home happy.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 9
The two remaining Superstars square off. Reigns counters a powerslam and flies over the top rope to knock Braun into the wall. Braun charges at him and ends up crashing through the pod when Reigns moves. Reigns hits the Superman Punch three times before finally hitting the Spear. He has to hit it a second time to finally keep Braun down for the three count. Roman Reigns will face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania.
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- February 26, 2018
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 8
Reigns hits a Samoan drop to Strowman outside the ring. He rolls back in and Rollins leaps off the top of the pod for a frog splash. Braun finds a way to kick out at two once again. The Monster Among Men dropkicks Reigns out of the ring. Seth sticks him with two superkicks, but then Braun plants him with a powerslam for his fifth. elimination. He has literally pinned everyone in this bout so far.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 7
Balor tries to fight off the big man with his quickness. He hits two running dropkicks and a Coup de Grace to the back of the head, but he still can't keep the Monster down for the count. Balor hits his finisher to Reigns, but the Braun scoops up Finn and drops him with a powerslam for his fourth elimination. Reigns and Rollins start working together against Strowman, and it works for a little while, but then Seth turns on Reigns and slams him into the cage. He hits several of his big moves, but one Superman Punch takes him down.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 6
Elias continues trying to pin everyone with every move he can think of, but Braun eventually recovers. Elias avoids him in the corner and he hits the ring post. Braun grabs him and hits the powerslam for another elimination. Rollins nails Strowman with a running knee, but he still manages to catch Cena in midair and powerslam him for a third elimination.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 5
Cena, Reigns, Balor and Rollins all start beating Strowman down at the same time. Reigns calls for the Shield's signature powerbomb to the big man, and everyone helps him hit it and they all cover Braun at the same time. Somehow, he kicks out. Cena picks him up and hits the AA, but he kicks out at one. Roman Spears him, but even he can't get the pin. Seth lines up and hits the Stomp. Balor heads up and nails the Coup de Grace. Cena grabs Reigns and hits the AA, but Rollins kicks him in the face before he can make the cover. Elias finally leaves his pod and covers Rollins for a two count.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 4
Cena and Rollins try to team up against Braun, but he just ends up suplexing both men at the same time. The Monster Among Men chases Miz to the top of one of the pods and starts slamming his head into the chamber. He throws Miz into all four other competitors. Braun stares at Elias in his pod while he continues to destroy everyone in the ring. He scoops up Miz and powerslams him for an easy elimination. Elias is finally released from his pod, but he is slow to get out.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 2
Cena and Rollins talk a little trash to each other before they start fighting. Cena counters the Revolution Knee with a side slam. Cena plants Miz and Seth next to each other for a 10-Knuckle Shuffle. Balor trips Cena for a double stomp and a two count. Finn eats a superkick from Rollins. Seth counters an AA from Cena, but Miz drops him with a neckbreaker for a near fall. Miz and Rollins fight on one side of the ring while Balor beats on Cena on the other side. John and Seth each hits a superplex to Finn and Miz respectively. All four men are down when Reigns is let ouf of his pod.
Men's Elimination Chamber Part 1
Miz tries to get Rollins to team up with him against Balor, but Seth says no. Then he tries to do the same thing with Finn and holds up the Too Sweet symbol. Balor shakes his head and decides to team up with Rollins. Then Seth immediately rolls Finn up for a two count. Miz lays outside the ring after being thrown over the top rope while Balor and Rollins try to take each other down. The A-Lister gets back in the ring, but Balor and Rollins continue to beat on him in between going after each other. The Kingslayer gets another near fall on Balor after a knee to the gut. He gets another with the falcon arrow to The Miz. John Cena is the first man released from his pod.
The Biggest Elimination Chamber of All Time
Braun Strowman cuts Elias' performance short. They are the first two men in the pods. They are joined by John Cena and Roman Reigns. This means Seth Rollins and Finn Balor will start with The Miz.
A Special Song for the Occasion
Elias has prepared a special song to sing for the Elimination Chamber. He has already earned the right to enter the match last, but we don't know who will start against Miz.
One Last Match
It's time to see who will win the men's Elimination Chamber and challenge Brock Lesnar for the universal title at WrestleMania.WWE Elimination Chamber 2018-2-25via Bleacher Report
Rousey Goes Full Savage Mode 😱
It's time to see who will win the men's Elimination Chamber and challenge Brock Lesnar for the universal title at WrestleMania.
She Signs Anyway
Ronda picks up the pen and signs the contract before dropping it on Triple H. It looks like she will probably face Triple H and Stephanie at Mania with a partner.
What Is Going On?
Trips tries to downplay what Angle said and says he has been suffering from the flu and doesn't know what he is saying. This is so weird. Stephanie admits she was embarrassed at WrestleMania 31, but she says she was also impressed and encourages her to sign the contract. Angle claims Stephanie told him he could take Rousey in a fight and called her a has been. Trips runs back to the ring to keep the peace after escorting Angle away. Ronda pushes Hunter's arms away and gets in his face, but he keeps trying to calm her down. She picks him up and puts him through the table and the crowd finally gets behind her. Stephanie slaps her in the face, which just pissed her off.
Already Being Booked at Mania
Triple H says Rousey asked for no special treatment in her contract, but he does say she will be in a non-title match at WrestleMania. Angle tells Rousey Triple H and McMahon want to manipulate Rousey for what she did to them at WrestleMania. This just took a weird turn.
A Mixed Response
Ronda makes her way out and Steph gives her the mic. She seems a little uncomfortable as she starts to speak. A lot of people in the crowd are booing, but she has some fans chanting her name, too.
Bray Wyatt vs. Matt Hardy Part 3
Hardy works up a head of steam as he starts to hit all of his big signature moves. He drops Wyatt with a Side Effect, but Bray recovers quickly and hits the urinagi for a two count. He sets up for Sister Abigail, but Hardy counters with Twist of Fate for the pin and the win.
Bray Wyatt vs. Matt Hardy Part 2
Wyatt does his back bend in the corner and Hardy starts applauding him. A DDT takes Wyatt down for a near fall. The Eater of Worlds runs Hardy over with his whole body to take control. Wyatt continues to control as he drops Matt on the apron with a hard shot to the back. Hardy hits a tornado DDT to give himself some time to recover.
Nia Jax vs. Asuka Part 3
Jax sets up for her finisher, but Asuka is able to roll her up to get the win out of nowhere. Bliss is shown watching from the backstage area with her title over her shoulder. Jax attacks Asuka after the match and throws her out of the ring. She ends up crashing into Asuka and they break through the barricade near the timekeeper. Alexa is shown smiling at her WrestleMania opponent being decimated.
Nia Jax vs. Asuka Part 2
Asuka tries a guillotine choke, but Jax lifts her up into a suplex position and drops her to the mat. The Empress of Tomorrow kicks out of a Samoan drop and starts to find her second win. A pair of hard kicks to the head gets her a two count. Asuka ends up near the corner, but she avoids a seated splash from Jax. Asuka ends up getting her down in the armbar after Jax hits the ring post, but Nia powers her way up and runs Asuka into the turnbuckle to force a break.
Nia Jax vs. Asuka Part 1
They go right after each other once the bell rings. Jax blocks an armbar attempt and slams Asuka into the corner. The Empress of Tomorrow refuses to stay down no matter how many times Nia throws her down. Jax is sent over the top rope, but she gets right back in the ring and hits a knee to the back to take control. A running elbow drop gets Nia a two count. Asuka goes for a kneebar, but Jax is too strong and lifts her up to driver her into the turnbuckle.
The Women Take Center Stage Again
Nia Jax is out first to battle the undefeated Asuka.
The Bar vs. Titus Worldwide (Tag Team Titles) Part 2
Apollo keeps trying to break free, but The Bar continues to deny him. Sheamus knocks Titus off the apron to block a tag. Apollo avoids him in the corner and he goes crashing into the ring post. O'Neil gets back on the apron and tags in. He immediately takes over and corners Cesaro for a series of rights and lefts. He throws the Swiss Cyborg across the ring and kicks Sheamus off the apron. A big boot to Cesaro gets him a two count. He hits the Clash of the Titus on Sheamus, but Cesaro breaks up the pin. Apollo takes out both opponents with a flip over the top rope. Cesaro makes a blind tag and chop blocks Apollo before he and Sheamus hit their finisher for the pin to retain their titles.
The Bar vs. Titus Worldwide (Tag Titles) Part 1
Cesaro and Sheamus attack before the bell, but Titus Worldwide gets the upper hand and sends them out of the ring. After the bell rings, Apollo hits a splash from the top rope for a two count. Cesaro takes control and he tags in Sheamus for a double clothesline. Apollo tries to fight back, but he gets pushed to the corner by the bigger Celtic Warrior.
Tag Title Action
Titus and Apollo are out first for the tag title match against The Bar.
She Definitely Deserves It
That was a good match. All six women took some big risks, but Banks and Bliss definitely had the best spots. Young comes in the Chamber to interview Bliss, who is crying. She says this win means everything to her and the crowd chants "You deserve it." She says she won this match for all the little girls watching at home so they can know they can be whatever they want to be in life. Then she turns right back into a heel and says nobody will ever be as good as her. This is amazing!
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 7
Banks blocks the Twisted Bliss with her knees to save herself. Sasha hits several knees to the head, but Bliss avoids a kick and Banks' foot goes through the chain. Alexa drops her with a backbreaker while her leg is still in the chains. The champ climbs to the top of the pod and jumps off with a Twisted Bliss to a standing Sasha. Banks catches her in the Bank Statement and rolls her under the ropes to get her back in the ring. Alexa manages to escape the hold, but she still ends up on the mat after a kick to the body Bliss pulls Banks off the top rope with a DDT and gets the pin to retain her title.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 6
Banks goes after Bayley with everything she has, but The Hugger gets her into the tree of woe and stomps her into the corner. Bliss superplexes Bayley over Banks in the corner, which allows Sasha to pull herself up to the top rope for a flying splash on Bayley for a two count. Bayley hits the Bayley to Belly off the middle rope, but before she can pin Banks, Bliss rolls The Hugger up for a three count to eliminate her from the match. She covers Banks, but only gets two.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 5
Sasha and Bayley wait for her pod to open. Bliss tries to keep them from opening her pod before she manages to climb up the wall. Banks and Bayley get on the two pods on either side of her and Bliss is trapped. She climbs down the wall, and so do Bayley and Banks. They finally trap her on one of the pods, but then Banks kicks Bayley off the pod out of nowhere with a big smile on her face. Before Sasha can attack Alexa, Bayley runs her into the ring post. Bliss levels Bayley with a right hand for a two count.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 4
James comes in hot and hits something big on every other woman in the ring. Mickie climbs up the wall of the cage to get on one of the pods, and Bayley ends up joining her. They fight until James knocks Bayley off the wall with a kick. She gets on top of one of the pods and takes Deville down with a flying Thesz Press to get the pin and eliminate her from the match. Out of nowhere, Bayley hits Mickie with the Bayley to Belly to get the pin and another elimination. Alexa looks worried because she is going to have to face Banks and Bayley alone.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 3
The Boss easily takes control of the match and starts taking Deville to school. She hits a double knee for a quick two count in the ring. She ends up sending Rose into Deville's own knee to take The Golden Goddess down before she drives both knees through Deville's midsection for a near fall. Sonya gets in a few shots against Sasha, but Bayley recovers and takes her down. She works with Banks to throw Deville into the chamber wall several times. Rose comes to help her friend and ends up sending Bayley into the cage before dropping Sasha on her face. The Boss recovers and locks in the Bank Statement to eliminate Rose from the match. As she leaves the chamber, James is released from her pod.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 2
Bayley does a good job keeping both members of Absolution at bay for a long time, but a spear from Sonya tales her down outside the ring. They slow the pace down while they punish Bayley with stiff strikes and double team moves, but they never manage to keep her down for the pin. The next woman to be released from her pod is Banks. She runs over to help Bayley fend off Deville and Rose.
Women's Elimination Chamber Part 1
Bayley shakes off an attempt at a waistlock, but Deville is able to take her down for a one count. The MMA fighter continues to control the pace until The Hugger rolls away. Bayley hooks the leg and takes Sonya down with a bulldog before slamming her head into the turnbuckle a few times. Deville hits a hard shot to the stomach to take Bayley off her feet. She tries to fling Bayley into the cage wall, but she grabs the chains to save herself. Sonya gets sent hard into the chains to give Bayley a two count. The Hugger hits an elbow drop to the floor outside the cage for a near fall. The first Superstar released from her pod is Mandy Rose.
Everyone Is Ready
Bliss, Banks, James and Rose will begin in the pods while Bayley and Deville begin in the ring.
Right to It.
We are starting off with the women's Chamber match. Updates will come whenever a new person enters the match.
Axel and Dallas vs. Anderson and Gallows Part 2
Axel and Dallas have firm control until Gallows gets the hot tag. The big man goes on a tear against both members of The Miztourage. He tags Anderson for the Boot of Doom, but Axel saves his partner. Anderson knocks Dallas into the rope to trip Axel on the turnbuckle. Gallows kicks Axel in midair before tagging Anderson for the Magic Killer to get the pin and the win.
Axel and Dallas vs. Anderson and Gallows Part Q
Anderson starts against Axel. The son of Mr. Perfect uses some chain wrestling to ground Anderson, but the Balor Club member pushed him away. He hits Curtis with a dropkick before tagging Gallows for a body slam. Bo tags in for a moment to help take control against Anderson, but Axel comes back in quickly. Dallas makes a blind tag and shoves Anderson off the top rope as we head to a brea.
Time for Action
Axel and Dallas head to the ring to battle Anderson and Gallows in the pre-show match.
Business as Usual
So far, everything on the pre-show has been the standard interview segments and video packages.
The Pre-Show Is Live
The Elimination Chamber panel includes Renee Young, Booker T, Pete Rosenberg and David Otunga.