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Kenny Omega announces a video game championship tournament. Reveals first look at the championship belt. Says contestants will be from the AEW roster and more!
Chris Jericho films a Being In The Inner Circle viral video. It consists of himself and Balor making fun of wrestlers and hinting at wrestlers they want to join. Jon Moxley said he will give them a response on the first show of March.
2 matches Outside AEW
Singles Match – On NWA Powerrr
Sasha Banks vs Melina – Winner: Sasha Banks after a twenty-minute match and Melina’s crew causing the match to end by disqualification
MMA Fight (Three Rounds) – In the UFC
Cain Velaquez vs Bas Rutten – Winner: Bas Rutten landing more manoeuvres in the full three rounds after what went down.
WWE – Elimination Chamber – Houston, Texas
1. Mystery Prize Battle Royal
Sting vs Batista vs Edge vs Samoa Joe vs Seth Rollins vs Shinsuke Nakamura vs Shane McMahon vs Christain vs Drew Galloway vs Elias vs Luke Gallows vs Karl Anderson vs Kofi Kingston vs Big E vs Xavier Woods – Winner Sting. Sting, Joe, Edge, Samoa Joe get most of the eliminations with Drew and Kofi getting one apiece. The final two has Sting and Samoa Joe facing off. They shake hands to the crowd’s surprise and then Joe eliminates himself. Last shots of this match of both Sting and Joe laughing. Commentators say the mystery prize will be revealed during the second week of March.
The New Day challenge Kenny Omega from AEW for a chance to join the tournament backstage.
1. For the Intercontinental ChampionshipThe
Rock (C) vs Randy Ortan – Winner: Randy Ortan (C) because as soon as The Rock charged at him, he hit his RKO out of nowhere. The shortest match of this night delivers on the biggest pop of the crowd.
2. The winner becomes the new wwe cruiserweight champion
Richochet vs Chavo Guerrero with Eddie Guerero – Winner: Chavo Guerrero using his Lucha Libre style to take advantage of Richochet’s high-risk style.
3. Bra & Panties Match – Elimination Fatal Four Way
Asuka vs Bailey vs Becky Lynch vs Trish Stratus – Winner: No Contest, Becky Lynch grabs a microphone cutting a promo against Vince McMahon saying this is 2020, not the Attitude Era. All ladies are on her side and walk out to the boos of the crowd.
4. For The WWE Tag Team Championships – Tag Team Match
Matt and Jeff come out first and wait to see if this match will take place. Kane’s music hits and he comes out wheeling a coffin. Close up of Kane chanting at the coffin. Music stops and lights go out. Giant lightning bolt hits coffin and Takers music hits. At a key moment, Taker sits up with his eyes rolling behind his head.
Undertaker (C) And Kane (C) (The Brothers Of Destruction) vs Broken Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy – Winners: Undertaker (C) and Kane (C) (The Brothers Of Destruction) The Deadman, back from death, keeps his eyes on Hardy for the entire match. Dominating Jeff at the start of the match. Still looking at Matt, tags in Kane. Jeff tags out and Matt takes it to Kane. By the end, Taker gets his hands on Matt and simultaneously Tombstones him with Kane doing the same beside him.
5. Best of seven series 1# – Singles Match
Daniel Byran challenges his former teacher to a best of seven series. Shawn accepts on the condition that Daniel Byran will not fight for a championship for a year as he is not ready.
Daniel Byran vs Shawn Michaels – Winner: Shawn Michaels blindsides him with a Sweet Chin Immediately, but a kick out. Recovering outside, he makes comeback outside and throws Shawn back into the ring. Showcasing his chain wrestling skills, the veteran shows his own tips and tricks. Tieing up together at the top of a ring corner, Shawn is pushed off. Then hits a mid-air Sweet Chin when Daniel flys from the top. Shawn gets the first point out of seven upcoming matches.
6. For The WWE Women’s Championship – Singles Match
Ronda Rousey vs Charlotte Flair – Winner Ronda Rosey via dq. After a lot of false submission finishes and heavy bombs. Then exchanges around the ring and in the crowd. Amanda Nunes attacks her from the crowd. The referee calls for the bell.
Paul Heyman comes out and cuts a promo to vacant the 24/7 championship. As Brock will not be needing it after winning the main event. Sets up a King Of The Mountain match that’s happening right now
7 King OF the Mountain Match For The 24/7 Championship
Abyss vs Jake The Snake Roberts vs Bigs how vs John Cena vs Goldberg vs Hulk Hogen vs Rey Mysterio vs Chris Benoit – Winner: Chris Benoit, qualifying after making Big Show submit to the Crossface and placing the belt above a ladder. Right from the start each competitor were hitting their finishers and attempting pinfalls. With half being escorted to a time limit inside a cage. This left Rey, Jake, The Snake and Benoit to fight it out. Big Show was first to be allowed out of the cage and dominates. And as said above, Chris Benoit was able to stop his way and fight off everyone who climbed on the other side of the ladder.
Shot of the Elimination Chamber lowering from the ceiling.
8. Main Event – Elimination Chamber – For The WWE Championship
Stone Cold Steve Austin (C) vs Kurt Angle vs Broken Matt Hardy vs The Fiend vs Brock Lesnar vs AJ Styles (Special Guest Referee – Kevin Owens) – Winner Stone Cold Steve Austin. The first two wrestlers were Stone Cold (C) and AJ Styles for 5 minutes pulling off fast pace chain wrestling and various grapples. Then Lesnar’s chamber opened to take both to suplex city. AJ hides on an empty chamber top as The Fiend entered and stared Lesnar down. With none of them being able to knock each other down, AJ does a flying Spinal Tap from the top landing on both of them. With all on the floor, Stone Cold pins AJ and gets the 3 count. Attempts to pin the others but kick out on two. Then Broken Matt comes out to pull the Fiend to his feet. The Fiend rises arms and the ring lights turn red and he laughs. Stomps the steel plate outside the ring causing it to fall in and smoke comes to fill the air. Hardy strikes The Fiend to no effect for then Wyatt to drag Hardy to metaphorical hell. Kurt Angle finally enters for Stone Cold and Brock now standing. For the time being Kurt & Brock decide to team up against the champ. After a few minutes, there was a Stone Cold Stunner and Steve was fighting Lesnar one on one. Brock reverses after a beat down and goes for a F-5. Stone Cold slips off and lifts him, executing an F-5 of his own. Kurt launches over, grabs an angle, and the Ankle Lock causes him to tap. After five more minutes of back and forth, one more Stunner and he is declared victorious. Commentators remind the audience that The Fiend and Matt were disqualified for disappearing.
AEW Video Game Championship – Vacant
AEW Women’s Championship – Sasha Banks – Jan 4, Week 4 – Lockdown
Japanese Championship – Hiroshi Tanahashi – Jan 1, Week 1
AEW Tag Team Championships – Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi (The Golden Lovers) – Jan 1, Week 1
X-Division Championship – Pac – Jan 4, Week 4 – Lockdown
AEW Heavyweight Championship –Chris Jericho – Jan 3, Week 3
Cruiserweight Championship – Chavo Guerrero – Feb 4, Week 4 – Elimination Chamber
24/7 Championship – Chris Benoit – Feb 4, Feb 4 – Elimination Chamber
WWE Women’s Championship – Ronda Rousey – Jan 2, Week 2
Intercontinental Championship – Randy Ortan – Feb 4, Week 4 – Elimination Chamber
WWE Tag Team Championships – Undertaker & Kane (The Brothers of Destruction) – Jan 2, Week 2
WWE Championship – Stone Cold Steve Austin – Jan 4 – Week 4 – Royal Rumble